Stillwater Cove is located in Carmel Bay on the shores of scenic Pebble Beach, California.
Latitude 36.563738, Longitude 121.942942
Mid-May to the end of September.
Visiting boaters are free to anchor in Stillwater Cove. There is no anchorage fee for the first night ( except for large boats and during special events).
(Private moorings are placed in the cove during the sailing season. These belong to SYC members and are not for use without Harbormaster approval)
Hazards: Kelp beds, submerged rocks and varying depths throughout the cove create potential hazards.
(Exercise extreme caution if you visit Stillwater Cove during off-season months of October to April. In the autumn months the swell shifts, coming in from the South. The waters in the cove may be unpredictable and at times, hazardous.)
During the sailing season, the Stillwater Cove Harbormaster hours are Monday-Wednesday 11:00AM-5:00PM and Thursday-Sunday 11:00AM-7:00PM.
If you are unfamiliar with the anchorage, we suggest that you contact the Harbormaster in advance of your stay, at (831) 625-8520 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Upon arrival, contact the Harbormaster via VHF radio Channel 68. The Harbormaster will suggest an appropriate location for your vessel.
The Harbormaster maintains a Boston Whaler to shuttle club members and visitors between pier and boat.
Discharge from holding tanks, bilges, through-hulls and engines is strictly prohibited in Stillwater Cove.
No visiting vessel shall be allowed to perform repairs in Stillwater Cove without the approval of the Harbormaster and Coastal Commission.
Public restrooms with showers are located near the pier, open 6:00AM to sundown seven days a week
As a private club, the Beach Club and its facilities are open to members only. Visiting boaters from Reciprocal Yacht Clubs may be issued Guest Passes for use of the Beach Club facilities and amenities, depending on availability.
Guest passes are available to visitors from Reciprocal Yacht Clubs on a limited basis. All passes are issued by SYC's Commodore, e-mail: email@example.com; Fax 831-309-4330 Contact at least 5 days in advance.
For reciprocal members, there is no surcharge for the dining room. For use of the fitness, swimming and shower areas the fee is $30 fee per day, per person. Contact the tennis pro shop (831-625-8509) for court reservations ($30 per person court fee for 90 minutes of tennis.) 72 hours advance notice is required. Reservations cannot be made more than 6 months in advance.
Visiting Yachtsmen will be required to present documentation of your current yacht club membership (card or introductory letter). Guest Pass recipients with vessels are asked to fly their burgee at all times.
If a Guest Pass is issued to a Reciprocal Yacht Club Member by the SYC Commodore, the following conditions apply:
Certain dates are "blacked out" for reciprocity privileges with the Beach and Tennis Club facilities. For 2020, the dates are: