To kick off the 2002 sailing season, the CMBA is planning their Mid-Winters in St. Petersburg Florida at the St. Petersburg Sailing center on the January 26 - 27 weekend. St Pete is known for it's balmy weather, idealic sailing conditions, Southern Charm and Hospitality. The St. Petersburg Yacht Club is famous for it's rich sailing tradition and history whilst the St Petersburg Sailing center ranks amongst it's members some of the finest sailors in the world and one of the most progressive sailing programs in the nation. Located near most of Florida's attractions, this event should prove to be fun for the whole family. So prepare to be there at the "Moth Mid-Winters 2002"!
DIRECTIONS TO THE ST. PETERSBURG YACHT CLUB,
& SAILING center
CAR ARRIVAL: The St. Petersburg Yacht Club is located at
11 Central Avenue on the downtown waterfront. The phone number is 727-822-3873, FAX 727-895-4779 and e-mail address is
- Driving north or south on U.S. 19, turn east on Central Avenue,
continue to stop sign at Beach Drive. Parking garage entrance (guest/valet) is immediately to the left after the Beach Drive stop sign.
- Driving south on U.S. 92 (4th Street), turn left on Central Avenue,
continue to stop sign at Beach Drive. Parking garage entrance (guest/valet) is immediately
to the left after the Beach Drive stop sign.
- Driving south on I-275, turn left on I-375 (Pier exit), continue east to
Beach Drive. Turn right on Beach Drive, left on Central Avenue to guest/valet entrance.
- Traveling north on I-275, turn right at I-175 (S. Bay Dr.) and continue to
Bayshore Drive. Turn left on Central Avenue. The parking garage (guest/valet) is immediately to
- From Tampa International Airport (TIA), exit airport following signs to
St. Petersburg. Continuing south on I-275 turn left on I-375 (Pier exit), continue east to Beach Drive. Turn right on Beach Drive, left on Central Avenue to guest/valet entrance.
ST. PETERSBURG SAILING center:Located at 250 - 2nd Avenue S.E. on Demen's Landing, it is oneblock diagonally south of the Club (off of 1st Avenue South - a one-way heading east to Tampa Bay) and over the bridge on the right. The telephone number is 727-822-3113. The Regatta Coordinators e-mail address is:
BOAT ARRIVAL: The St. Petersburg Yacht Club islocated
in downtown St. Petersburg on the western shore of Tampa Bay in the Central Yacht Basin, immediately south of theMunicipal Pier. Water depth is 10 feet. The telephone at the MainDock is 727-822-3227. Call WHD-597 initially on channel 16,working channel is 69. The Dockmaster and Assistant Dockmaster is available from 8:28 am to 5:00pm daily.
ACCOMMODATIONS WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE: St. Petersburg
Hilton Towers (727) 894-5000;Heritage Holiday Inn (727) 822-4714; Renaissance Vinoy (727)894-1000; Beach Park Motel (727) 898-6325.
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