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Pirates and Wenches Fantasy Weekend

  • 11 Aug 2017
  • 4:30 PM
  • 13 Aug 2017
  • 11:00 AM
  • Lankford Marina, Rock Hall, MD


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Aargh Matey! 

The pirates are invading Rock Hall on the weekend of Aug. 12 and 13. Be there and bring your wench.

The Back Creek Yacht Club will be staying at Lankford Bay off the Chester River  Friday and Saturday night.

Arrive Friday afternoon for some grog and catch a ride to the Bay Wolf restaurant for dinner at six and then a sea shanty sing along there after dinner.  (The sea shanty song book can be downloaded off the web. It appears as though it could be fun to use at other BCYC events that may include grog, piracy and singing.)

Saturday morning features breakfast at the marina, with an abbreviated version of BCYC’s famous flip, flop and drop.  Terry enjoyed making omelets so much he will be at it again as FLIP!

The rest of Saturday will be on your own to wonder about Rock Hall and enjoy the many scheduled events, including music, story telling, wine tasting, rum tasting, a beach party, dinghy decorations contest, and all sorts of mayhem that pirates can get into.  Visit rockhallpirates.com to see the schedule of activities.

So get some pirate attire, there will be awards in Rock Hall as well as valuable prizes for the best BCYC pirate and wench at Lankford Marina.

Ten slips are saved for BCYC at the marina for Friday and Saturday nights. Call them on 410-778-1414 to reserve your slip. For those who may have never been there, it is a quiet marina fairly well protected from piracy, on Lankford creek off of the Chester River. It is several miles from Rock Hall so we will be able to escape the pirate mayhem when we want to. It also has a swimming pool for your cooling pleasure.

The marina says they do not normally have shuttle service to Rock Hall, but they plan on doing something for that weekend.  If not, we can consider a van, or commandeering a local vehicle or two (we are pirates after all.)

Hosts: Terry and Jeanie Bidnick

Address: 23002 McKinleyville Rd, Rock Hall, MD 21661

Registration DEADLINE - Sunday, August 6, 2017

August 11

Friday evening:  Happy hour at the marina at 4:30 - BYOB and a light appetizer to share. Dinner at 6:00 at Bay Wolf restaurant in Rock Hall, pay on your own, (menu entrees run in the range of $20:00,)  followed by singing and wondering the streets of town. This is a very busy night for the restaurant and they need an exact count - register by Sunday, August 6.

August 12

Saturday morning:  Breakfast of omlets etc. at the marina between 8:30 and 9:30.  Cost $7pp

Saturday mid-day:  On your own to relax at the marina or attend any of the events in town.  Because of the variety of events, many of which will have food, the plan is to be on your own to team up with what ever other BCYC pirates and wenches you choose for lunch and dinner.  For those who may prefer to stay around the marina some of the day, the marina has no food service but Rock Hall Yacht club is a short walk and has a restaurant with a beautiful view of the water.  It will be open from noon to 8:00pm on Saturday.

Saturday afternoon:  A happy hour of grog at 4:00 pm at the marina, followed by the awards for the best dressed BCYC pirate and wench.

Saturday evening and night:  on your own for more pirate mayhem and dinner.

August 13

Sunday morning:  A light breakfast at the marina including fruit, yogurt, pastries, coffee etc. Cost $7pp

Sunday rest of day:  Set sail for home, hang out at the marina or enjoy more pirate mischief on your own in Rock Hall.

NOTE: Anyone planning on attending by land let us know as we may need rides to and from Rock Hall, as noted above.


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