World Oceans Day “Our Sanctuary Paddle Out “ Saturday June 8th Monterey , CA
We will be paddling directly off the beach and connecting as a circle to 4 anchor points that will stabilize the circle . The closest point of the circle will be 75-125 feet off shore based on the tide and swell .
Why are we doing this ? To empower our Monterey Bay Ocean communities in the simplest form . Be present with others that are passionate about protecting our liquid sanctuary . We need to create a cultural shift in protecting our ocean environment and the Monterey Bay is ground zero.
Time : 9:00am to 11:00am Rain or Shine
What time should I arrive ?8:00am if you’re bringing your own gear . Monterey Bay Kayaks will open at 8:30am for those renting gear.
Location: Monterey Municipal Beach located directly behind Monterey Bay Kayaks
Metered Parking Lots at Fishermans Wharf Adjacent to Beach.
Monterey Bay Kayaks https://www.montereybaykayaks.com
693 Del Monte Avenue Monterey , CA
Monterey Bay Kayaks is offering a discounted rental rate of $15 per person (participating in paddle out)
You must prebook by June 7th . Questions regarding call 831-373-5357
Monterey Bay Kayaks will also provide FREE aluminum water bottles for renters and tours on World Oceans Day .
ALL RENTERS WILL GO THROUGH A SAFTEY ORIENTATION PRIOR TO PADDLE OUT ( ON THE BEACH ) between 9:00-9:30am
I am bringing my own gear what is appropriate to use for the paddle out ?
Surfboard , Kayak , Sea-Kayak , Stand Up Paddle Board , Prone Paddle Board , Surf Ski , OC-1 , OC-2 , 6 man Outrigger etc. Human powered water craft.
Can I drop my gear / board close to the beach ?
Yes . Pull down to Monterey Bay Kayaks or the parking lot located to the east off Camino El Estero (Traffic Light ) drop your gear at the beach and then go park .
What if I don’t want to paddle out ?
No worries . Just come out and be present on the beach to meet with local like minded people that care about the ocean .
Can I bring a sign to express my artistic genius for world oceans day ?
Of course !!
Is there going to be a beach clean up ?
Yes . 11:30am at Monterey Municipal Beach . Organizer Discovery Whale Watch https://discoverywhalewatch.com
When we leave this should be the cleanest beach in California .
This Monterey Bay Community collabrative is presented by Save Our Shores , Brent Allen Outside , Monterey Bay Kayaks , The Wahine Project , Santa Cruz Waves , sequoia wild seaweeds , Monterey/Santa Cruz signs more coming !