Catalina Ski Race
The Catalina Ski Race, known as "The World's Greatest Ski Race," will enjoy its 65th run on July 20, 2013.
And with its start and finish line near the Queen Mary, the World's Greatest Viewing Area for the World's Greatest Ski Race is aboard the Queen Mary. Enjoy Bloody Marys, Mimosas and breakfast in the sun. Admission to the ship is just $10 for the Catalina Ski Race viewing from 7 a.m. - 12 p.m.
With its rich 65-year history, quality of competition, and challenge of the open ocean, water skiers from around the globe come to participate in this unique challenge to compete across 62 miles of ocean to Avalon and back.
And in case you are wondering, there are 19 different classes in which to participate - from novice to expert and two different starting categories - boats that are 21 feet long or smaller and boats between 21 feet and 43 feet.
The Queen Mary, at 1,019.5 feet, would probably have to register for the former. For more information on the Catalina Ski Race, visit here.
SINCE WE ARE TALKING BOATS...CHECK OUT OUR SUBSince you are watching boats race above water...why not find out what lurks below? Descend into the once forbidden confines of this genuine, “Cold War Warrior.” Explore the torpedo rooms, the cramped crew quarters and the wide array of various valves, pipes and wires that made up this combat sub. Completely authentic, accurate and unchanged since the Cold War days, the Scorpion submarine gives guests the rare opportunity to get a first-hand glimpse of what life was like aboard a Russian submarine...tour our sub!
Stay and PlayEnjoy the race...then stay at our place.
After spending all day watching racers do this and this, why not rest your tired eyes in one of our 346 rooms aboard the Queen Mary. Take a look at some of our exciting room packages.