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The 14th running of Hiram's Haul is set for October 31 - November 1. The catamaran race is a total 60 mile race running from Melborne, patient Florida to Sebastian, ask Florida on Saturday and back to Melbourne on Sunday.  Hiram’s Haul started in 1997 has been hosted by Performance Sail and Sport until last year when Sail Series Promotions USA took over as the Organizing Authority (AO).  It is one of four races of the Endurance Sail Series and each day counts for points separately.

Register early, reserve your room early, SAVE MONEY!
Early registration is encouraged and maybe accomplished by registering before September 30th, 2015. You may register online or by mailing in the entry form which can be found online at www.SailSeries.com/hiramshaul.  Entry fees may be paid on the day of racing, but if not registered early, the fee will increase to $90. 

Early hotel arrangements are encouraged at Captain Hiram’s Key West Motel at Phone: 772 589 4345.  Rates are protected at a 30% discount for the first 15 registrants until 30 days before racing, September 30th, 2015 using promo code “HH15".  More rooms can be added if registrations dictate.  There are a few other hotels, and even one or two B & B’s in close proximity.

The first day of Hiram’s Haul starts on Halloween morning with a gran prix style start at the POW/MIA Park in Melbourne and ends at Riverside Park just one mile South of Captain Hiram’s in Sebastian. Captain Hiram's will host a Halloween Party including live music Saturday night which has always been a specatacle not to be missed. Sunday is a run back to Melbourne with a standard water start. After racing concludes on Sunday, there will be an awards ceremony with food available.

Following the action for the race is easy with live Kattack tracking and live video streaming of both starts and both finishes. The race will also be easily visible to any spectator along river on either day of racing. 

Hiram’s Haul represents a perfect venue for two great sprints for all ranges of competitive levels, and scenic backdrop in the protected, flat waters of the Indian River Lagoon. The Indian River Lagoon is part of the Intracoastal Waterway that stretches as far North as Maine and as far South as the Florida Keys. 

Capt. Hiram's Resort offers an island resort atmosphere right on Sebastian’s River Front. The Sebastian Florida Hotel is designed to appeal to weekend travelers, fishermen, business travelers and long term guests. The Resort has King or Double Queens room types. All of the smoke-free rooms have private balconies, many overlooking the beautiful Indian River. This year Captain Hiram's Resort has stepped up involvement and offered a night lodging for the winner.

Hotel Amenities: coffee makers, small refrigerators, hair dryers, iron and board, In-room safes, 43” Flat Screen TVs, and complimentary WI FI. The free-form, heated pool is landscaped with tropical foliage. Coin laundry and vending machines are also available to the guests.

Guests of the hotel enjoy full access to other wonderful features, including the riverfront restaurant and 4 bars: the Main Bar, the Bahamian-style SandBar complete with Bimini Beach, the Coral Bar and Scoops. We also have the Grand Stand Bandstand with great live entertainment 7 days a week, the Boatique Gift Shop, and the Marina nestled on the Intracoastal Waterway has 60 boat slips available and you can enjoy deep-sea and river fishing; scenic river cruises on the Indian River Lagoon, jet ski and boat rentals, and kayak tours.

RESORT FEE: $3.00+tax (per person, per night)  Inclusions: Daily $3.00 (per person) discount off Breakfast, Daily use (one per day) of Kayaks, Stand Up Paddleboards, or Bicycles (based upon availability), Local Calls, In-Room Internet, and 10% discount in the Boatique.

Reduced rate reservations and registration must be made before September 30th, 2015 using promo code “HH15". For more information contact the Captain Hiram's today!

EVENT DOCUMENTS:
Notice of Race (pdf) >>> 
Sailing Instruction (pdf) >>>
Mail In Entry (pdf) >>>
Online Registration >>>

WEBSITE LINKS:
Captain Hiram's >>> 
Performance Sail & Sport >>>
Sail Series Promotions >>>