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.
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.
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.
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