Yes. Completion of the captain’s section of the online registration form will qualify him or her as an angler.
Yes. Each team receives (6) social passes with their general entry fee into the tournaments. Additional passes may be purchased if necessary. Credentials are required for access to hospitality parties and other activities for a tournament.
The entry fee into each leg of the Quest for the Crest is $1,200 per boat (plus tax).
NOTE: GENERAL ENTRY FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO FISH THE GENERAL ENTY FEE CAN BE APPLIED TO ANOTHER TOURNAMENT IN THE SERIES, HOWEVER, IT MUST BE USED IN THE SAME CALENDAR YEAR.
No. Entry fees are specific to each leg of the series. However, there is an optional entry calcutta available for the series.
Select which leg of the series and follow the REGISTER link at the top of the tournament page.
BY MAIL: (for early entry only)
Make checks payable to Bluewater Movements, Inc.
PO Box 50114, Lighthouse Point, FL 33074.
Upon receipt of the check in the mail, a staff member will contact the captain to complete the registration process.
KICKOFF PARTY: Late registration will take place the evening of each kickoff party.
No. Acceptable payment methods at the kickoff party are cash, Mastercard, Visa and AmEx ONLY. No business or personal checks will be accepted at the kickoff party.
Sailfish, White Marlin, Blue Marlin, Dolphin, Wahoo, Kingfish, Cobia and Tuna
In the event of a tie in the sailfish division, winners will be determined by the team or individual that releases their last fish first.
As required by NMFS, all teams must use a non-offset circle hook in each tournament.
No. While there are aspects of the tournament rules that are consistent with IGFA standards, there are some elements of the rules that deviate from IGFA mandated rules. Contact the tournament director if there are any specific questions related to tournament rules.
All boats are permitted to fish up to (7) lines in the water during each tournament. A maximum of (2) artificial teasers are allowed and do not factor into the count for the permitted number of lines in the water.
All releases must be documented on video by each team as stated in the rules. SD Cards are the only acceptable form of video media in the tournament. Teams must provide their own media.
No. Live Chumming is not permitted. Frozen chum, however, is allowed.
Yes. Maximum of two artificial or natural bait teasers are permitted in the tournament. Live bait teasers are not permitted.
Teams may not exit the boundaries when fighting a fish.
OPERATION SAILFISH: North: 27.15 South: 26.15 East: 79.22
SAILFISH CHALLENGE: North: 27.04 South: 25.28 East: 79.35
FINAL SAIL: North: 26.16 South: 25.15 East: 79.37
Yes. 8am for each tournament.