After an extensive venue and location search, Home Base and the SSCA Board of Directors are pleased to announce that the 2019 Annual General Meeting and Gam is moving to St. Augustine, FL. It will be held November 15-17, 2019 at the St. Augustine Shrine Club.
We are still in the early planning stages for our move to this location, so details will be released as we move along with the planning but please make plans now to join us in November. You may find this document, Ten Most-Asked Cruiser Questions About St. Augustine, helpful as you plan your trip to St. Augustine.
Founded in 1565 by Spanish explorers and touted as the nation’s oldest city, St. Augustine is a tourist destination sure to be enjoyed because of its rich history, Spanish colonial architecture and Atlantic Ocean beaches.
Slips and Anchoring
Slips and mooring balls have been reserved at the St. Augustine Municipal Marina for those coming by boat. Due to peak season, the marina is unable to offer discounted rates so standard rates apply. Reservations are only being accepted via the online form through October 15, 2019. When filling out the form, add "SSCA" after your boat name so they can attach your reservation to our reserved block. If space is available, you can extend your stay beyond the SSCA event days.
Lodging has been blocked at Beacher's Lodge Oceanfront Suites, a condo-hotel on beautiful Crescent Beach. Two condo options have been reserved and are described below. Reservations must be made by October 31, 2019 and can only be made via telephone by calling 1-800-527-8849 ext. 1. Mention SSCA to receive the discounted rates below. If space is available, you can extend your stay beyond the SSCA event days at the discounted rates. There are some pet-friendly units so please be sure to inquire if you are bringing a pet.
Queen Suite Gold-$105 (Sun. - Thurs.) / $122 (Fri. - Sat.) per night plus taxes
Furnishings and accessories new or near new and in excellent condition. Furnishings are attractive and well-coordinated, represent current design trends, and include top-quality kitchens and baths. There is a noticeable upgrade in the furnishings and decor. Accommodations are comfortable, inviting and reflect current styles. All suites are oceanfront and some may overlook the pool and ocean. First-floor suites have an horizon view of the water.
Queen Suite Silver-$93 (Sun. - Thurs.) / $110 (Fri. - Sat.) per night plus taxes
Well maintained and most everything is up-to-date with minimal wear. The condo may have some of the features of a higher "Gold" rating but there are some non-major items or areas that need improvement. Furnishings may show slight wear but overall the decor is attractive although not as consistent or well-coordinated as higher rating levels. Kitchens and baths are in good condition and reflect current styles. All suites are oceanfront and some may overlook the pool and ocean. First-floor suites have an horizon view of the water.