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Miami 

Epic Marina

Island Gardens

Miami Beach Marina

11.5ft draft

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*Dockage is provided free of charge in Jamaica at the Montego Bay Yacht Club through the Awards Ceremony

Race Headquarters

Biscayne Bay Yacht Club
2540 South Bayshore Drive
Coconut Grove, FL 33133

Schedule of Events

More information on the Miami schedule of events will appear here shortly! 

Accomodation

Kimpton EPIC
Upscale hotel located in downtown Miami 

The Mutiny Hotel
4-star hotel in Coconut Grove, walking distance to BBYC

Residence Inn Miami Coconut Grove
3-star hotel in Coconut Grove, walking distance to BBYC

 

Marriott Stanton South Beach

Located in South Beach, close to the Miami Beach Marina

JAMAICA

Race Headquarters

Montego Bay Yacht Club

he Montego Bay Yacht Club will be the center of activities for competitors and their families upon arriving to Jamaica.

 

Montego Bay Yacht Club

Montego Freeport,
P.O.Box 1133, Montego Bay, Jamaica

 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION FOR TRAVELING TO JAMAICA 

 

The documents for each boat include:
• Maritime Declaration of health

•Shipmasters Declaration and Warning Notice
• Movement Report for Visiting Vessels 

•Crew list (Jamaican Official)
• Sentry Movement Report
•Evidence of clearance from port of departure (Non USA vessels)

The documents for each person include:
• Immigration and Customs Declaration (C5) Card - One per person on board

 

**Please note the Montego Bay Yacht Club will assist with all necessary documentation**
 

More information coming soon!

Accomodation

 

From Crissa Hotels, the owners behind the wildly popular Spanish Court Hotel in Kingston, this multi-experiential 

beachfront retreat will feature buzzing bars, a chic café, a high-spirited pool scene, a Sky Bar and Lounge, an international restaurant, spa, boutique, gym and guest rooms with an elevated design aesthetic, set to reinvigorate this classic Jamaican resort destination.  

 


Other Hotels:
Secrets St. James Montego Bay
Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay
Sunscape Splash Montego Bay

MONTEGO BAY YACHT CLUB DOCKAGE

The Montego Bay Yacht Club welcomes all competing yachts to moor at the Yacht Club docks during their stay in Jamaica. The Club is located on the Freeport Peninsula, with dockage in the protected basin that forms the Montego Bay Harbour. There is enough water depth for all competing yachts. Yachts are berthed stern-to using their own anchors.

QUARANTINE

 Yachts may lower their “Q” flags after handing over their entry documents to the Boarding Officer at Montego Bay Yacht Club if free of all sickness. If any crew had or is suspected of having a contagious disease, the flag shall remain hoisted and all crew members must remain on board until the yacht is cleared by a Medical Officer.

HOSPITALITY

Each yacht will have its own personal host in Montego Bay. Your host will be a member of the Montego Bay Yacht Club, and will follow your progress in the race, meet your boat when you arrive, and get you acquainted and oriented.

WATER / DIESEL FUEL 

Water and diesel fuel supplies are available on the Montego Bay Yacht Club pier.        

GARBAGE

Will be collected daily from large bins along the club pier.

TELEPHONE / FAX / INTERNET

 International and USA direct telephone services, as well as internet services, will be available to skippers and crew at Montego Bay Yacht Club.

LAUNDRY

Laundry service is available at the Montego Bay Yacht Club. Check with the Nerve/Info Centre.       

 

RESTAURANT & BAR

 Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be available daily at the Montego Bay Yacht Club at reasonable prices. The Bar is open daily. All food and beverages purchased at the Club must be paid for directly with the concessionaire, Steak House On The Bay.

CLUB HOUSE RULES

Children under 16 are not permitted in the Bar. Bathing suits, wet clothing and bare chests are not permitted in the Yacht Club rooms. Daytime attire is informal – shorts, slacks, etc.Cocktail attire is normal for evening functions. Otherwise – strictly casual!

TRANSPORTATION AND TOURS

The Nerve/Information Center at the Montego Bay Yacht Club will help you with your transportation & tour inquiries and needs.

GROCERY STORES

Groceries, food, liquor supplies and drug store items are available at the nearby Mega Mart, Hilo, Progressive supermarkets in the Fairview shopping area approximately 2 miles from MBYC by road. It is recommended that yachts be fully provisioned for their return voyage.

WEATHER

Weather information is available at the Airport Authority Met Office at Montego Bay Sangster International Airport, phone (876) 952-0181.

BANKING AND EXCHANGE CONTROL

Existing currency regulations are contained in the immigration landing cards and must be strictly adhered to. Currency can be exchanged at the Montego Bay Yacht Club. Other banking services are available at Bank of Nova Scotia, located in the Westgate Shopping Plaza, and there are branches of CIBC, Bank of Nova Scotia, and National Commercial Bank, in the City of Montego Bay.​

CAR RENTAL SERVICE

Announcing Budget Rent a Car Jamaica as the Official Car Rental Agency of the 2019 Pineapple Cups! Support our sponsor by using Budget for your rental needs in Miami and Jamaica. Pineapple Cup competitors will receive a special discount for rentals in Jamaica! More details to come.

ADDITIONAL SERVICES IN JAMAICA

​Contacts for services (accommodations, banking, restaurants, etc.) in Jamaica can be found in this document.​

Schedule of Events

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