Welcome to the Goblin Optimist Regatta event page. All event documents related to optimist classes only are available here. If you are looking for the Goblin Regatta for these classes (I-14’s, F18’s/Cats, 29er’s, J/105’s, J/70’s, Harbor 20’s, J/24’s, Melges 24’s, Laser, Radial, PHRF), please visit http://www.sailsbsc.org.
The Goblin Regatta has been a flagship event of the Santa Barbara Sailing Club for over twenty years. In the spirit of mutual support and cooperation, the Santa Barbara Yacht Club is grateful for the opportunity to assist with the continuing growth and success of the Santa Barbara Sailing Club Goblin Regatta by coordinating the Optimist class division on their behalf.
Goblin Optimist Regatta Event Documents
There are several hotels on Cabrillo Blvd.within walking distance of the regatta site. Early reservations are usually necessary. More affordable options are also available in Santa Barbara or Goleta within a 15 minute drive. SBYC recommends that hotel reservations be made as far in advance as possible. Visit: http://www.santabarbaraca.com/hotels-and-hideaways/ for a list of area hotels. Camping is prohibited in the Santa Barbara Harbor parking area. Please visit: http://www.santabarbara.com/activities/camping/ for a complete list of nearby campsites.
Parking is restricted to certain areas. Below is a map that shows where you can park your trailers, boats, and cars. Please keep the roadways clear as other launch ramp visitors and the harbor patrol may be coming through at several points. Additionally, please only launch using the middle and east most ramp. Support boats may dock on the UCSB sailing docks located near the launch ramps overnight free of charge. There is limited dock space and it is first come first serve.
Below is a map of local services in Santa Barbara. Additionally, there are numerous day trips, activities, wine tasting, and shopping locally that can be found simply by visiting http://www.santabarbaraca.com/things-to-do/.