advertisement for Garhauer marine hardware and link to garhauer.comlink to Glades Boat Storage website

Marine- and Boating-Related Events

Events of Interest to Sailors and boaters in the Southeast Coastal States and the Bahamas. Boat Shows, Marine Flea Markets, Regattas, Rendezvous, Seafood Festivals, Boating & Sailing Seminars, Instruction, and other nautical events.

See the EVENTS CALENDAR drop down list in top menu to view events by category

Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Upcoming Events

Events List Navigation

April 2018

34th Annual Interstate Mullet Toss and Gulf Coast’s Greatest Beach Party

April 26 - April 29

Individuals on the beach throwing a mullet from a circle in Alabama to the state line in Florida to benefit local charities. Largest Beach Party in the South.

Find out more »

34th Annual Interstate Mullet Toss and Gulf Coast’s Greatest Beach Party

April 26 - April 29
Flora-Bama, 17401 Perdido Key Dr.
Pensacola, Florida 32507
+ Google Map

Individuals on the beach throwing a mullet from a circle in Alabama to the state line in Florida to benefit local charities. Largest Beach Party in the South.

Find out more »

34th Annual Pompano Beach Seafood Festival, Pompano Beach, FL

April 27 - April 29

Pompano Beach oceanfront. Held on the beach at the Pompano Pier, featuring fresh local seafood prepared by area restaurants.

Find out more »

Annual Wrecker’s Cup “Race,” Key West, January, February, March, April

April 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day Last of the month, repeating until April 29, 2018

Schooner Wharf Bar, 202 William Street
Key West, FL 33040 United States
+ Google Map

This series of races, if you could call them that, is sponsored by the Schooner Wharf Bar on the waterfront in downtown Key West. This Sunday afternoon race commemorates the race to a wreck that signified the old days when Key West’s main business was wreck salvage. Boats race seven miles out to Sand Key from the Key West waterfront and back. The race has five classes: Classic, Schooner, Multihull, Monohull over 30 feet and Monohull under 30 feet. Locals…

Find out more »

America’s Great Loop Cruisers’ Association Spring Rendezvous, Norfolk, VA

April 30 - May 3

Educational seminars on navigation and information on the portion of the Loop between Norfolk and the Tennessee River (site of the fall rendezvous), presented by experienced cruisers. Register early as this event is often sold out.

Find out more »
May 2018

Annual Pensacola Crawfish Festival, Pensacola, FL

May 4 - May 6

The Pensacola Crawfish Festival has a wide variety of Cajun fare such as crawfish poboys, crawfish pies, and over 16,000 pounds of boiled crawfish, along with chicken baskets, red beans and rice, gyros, bloomin' onions, kettle corn, apple dumplins and Deep Fried Brownies.

Find out more »

Annual Pensacola Crawfish Festival

May 4 - May 6

The Pensacola Crawfish Festival has a wide variety of Cajun fare such as crawfish poboys, crawfish pies, and over 16,000 pounds of boiled crawfish, along with chicken baskets, red beans and rice, gyros, bloomin' onions, kettle corn, apple dumplins and Deep Fried Brownies. Downtown area

Find out more »

34th Annual Cedar Key Small Boat Meet

May 4 - May 6
Cedar Key Cedar Key, Florida + Google Map

This annual event is completely informal. Tides and weather are still the only organization. There are no planned events, signups, or fees. For more info, contact Hugh Horton at (586) 215-7060, or huhorton@gmail.com. Everyone meets at City Park at 9 a.m. each day. A weekend of fun on the water, it brings meaning to the expression “messing around in boats.” Open to anyone, with no fees. All shallow draft boats are welcome: canoes and kayaks, catboats and catamarans; trimarans, rowboats…

Find out more »

2nd RIYC GUM Race, Palatka, Florida USA May 5th, 2018

May 5
Boathouse Marina, Palatka, FL, 329 River Street
Palatka, FL 32177 United States
+ Google Map
$40

This is the same date and time as the 65th Annual Mug Race and is offered as an alternative event for those MONOHULL sailboats who are often unable to complete the "Longest River Race" due to lack of wind (unlike 2017's stormy gale). The Rudder Club has moved the start of the Mug Race north of the power lines on the St Johns River to the area east of Crystal Cove so we will not be pirating their starting line…

Find out more »

Boat Rally to Panama

May 15 - June 1

A rally or gaggle to get you out of the hurricane zone to Panama - the ultimate cruising ground in the Americas. Leave from Key West in Mid-May, make stops and meet along the way, reaching Panama around June 1. Spend as much time as you like in Panama, your boat can stay indefinitely (hurricanes don't hit Panama)

Find out more »

Hui Wharram 2018 ~ May 18-20 2018

May 18 - May 20
Free

2017 Wharram Hui. Photo by Brandon Gamble Well, it’s getting closer to May 18 - 20 The big day for our annual Hui Wharram. I have refrained from sending too many emails; however, I would like to remind everyone that it really helps to have an attendance count to better prepare. The Web page on Facebook does work, but due to my ‘tech’ deficiencies it is a bit clunky. Maybe some of our Wharram community members could help establish a…

Find out more »

Billy Creed Memorial Gulf Coast Wooden & Classic Boat Show

May 19 @ 1:00 am - May 20 @ 5:00 pm
Schooner Pier Complex, 367 Beach Blvd
Biloxi, Mississippi 39530
+ Google Map

Schooner Pier Complex. 10am to 5pm. Wooden boats in the water and on trailers, arts and crafts booths, cast net contest and live music

Find out more »

3rd Sunday afternoon Sailboat Racing

May 20 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
During inclement weather
Boathouse Marina, Palatka, FL, 329 River Street
Palatka, FL 32177 United States
+ Google Map
Free

The Rat Island Yacht Club of San Mateo, Florida is sailboat racing the 3rd Sunday afternoon each month in 2018 at the Palatka, Florida Riverfront park. The skipper's meeting, at 1:00 PM at the Boathouse Marina, 329 River Street, will match crews without boats with skippers with boats. You may bring your boat and practice your skills with the best skippers on the river. These fun races (no fee, no trophy), are to train all willing local youth for the…

Find out more »
June 2018

USA Junior Olympic Sailing Festival — Gulf Coast

June 29 - July 1
Pensacola Yacht Club, 1897 Cypress St.
Pensacola, FL 32502 United States
+ Google Map

Pensacola Yacht Club’s Fleet Captain, Hal Smith, has announced the dates and format for the annual 2018 USA Junior Olympic Sailing Festival... the JO's. Clinics, registration and measurement will be on June 29th. Racing for Lasers, Club 420's and Optimists is scheduled for June 30th and July 1st. The Notice of Race and entry details are available at Pensacola Yacht Club

Find out more »
July 2018

Optimist Nationals

July 13 - July 22
Pensacola Yacht Club, 1897 Cypress St.
Pensacola, FL 32502 United States
+ Google Map

All qualified Opti sailors, not just sailors from the USA, are invited to come to beautiful North West Florida for great sailing on Pensacola Bay in the four-day Optimist National Championship, the one-day Optimist Girls National Championship, and the three-day Optimist Team Race National Championship. Check out PYC’s event site usoda2018optinationals.com and on Facebook at USODA Nationals for updates and details. Registration is now open online at www.usoda.org for the three-event 2018 Optimist Nationals scheduled for July 13-22 at Pensacola Yacht Club (PYC)…

Find out more »

SSCA 2018 Penobscot Bay (Maine) Gam

July 27 @ 4:30 pm - July 29 @ 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
held annually in July
Sail, Power & Steam Museum, 75 Mechanic Street
Rockland, 04841 United States
+ Google Map

Gam. NOUN—“A social meeting of two (or more) Whaleships, generally on a cruising-ground; when, after exchanging hails, they exchange visits by boats’ crews…” (Herman Melville, Moby Dick) Whether you’re wondering what Cruising by boat is all about, are thinking about cruising the Maine coast, or have 100,000 miles under the keel, you need to attend the 28th annual Penobscot Bay Gam in Rockland, Maine! Plan now to join us at the Maine Sail, Power & Steam Museum, located at 75…

Find out more »
+ Export Events