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Last Call for SoCal Ta-Ta Expressions of Interest

To date the owners of approximately 20 boats have expressed interest in doing a fifth SoCal Ta-Ta. The Ta-Ta is the six-day Baja Ha-Ha-like event from Santa Barbara to Two Harbors, Catalina, with stops at Santa Cruz Island (two nights), Channel Islands Harbor and Paradise Cove.

cruisers in anchorage
SoCal Ta-Ta sailors anchor in Smuggler’s Cove, Santa Cruz Island.
© 2019 Latitude 38 Media LLC / Richard

This is the best cruising Southern California has to offer, and the first four were a blast. To be held during either the second or third week in September, this year’s event would also feature Southern California’s best weather.

As previously mentioned, we need the owners of at least 30 boats to express serious interest in the rally, or else it’s simply not worth going through the considerable organizational hoops to make it an official event.

While it now looks somewhat unlikely that there will be enough boats, we’ll give everyone until next Wednesday to come aboard. So if you are interested, please email [email protected] ASAP. After Wednesday, we’ll let everyone know the final decision.

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