I enjoyed a week's stay at Moss Landing last year on a friend's boat. People are allowed to work on boats there and there is a haulout with travelift and a good marine
store. It's a bit of a drive from Monterey but not that far. The security
There is a yacht club in the area with its own piers that seemed friendly.
Always wanted to go to DLI but never got selected. Darn! It is a beautiful area.
The Aquarium is the best!