– ANNUAL EVENT –

Invasion on the Bayou 2021

Boats, Paddle Boards, Plane and other vessels lined up for Invasion Photo

When: Saturday, March 27, 2021

Time: 10:00am Photo

Location: West Side of Rocky Bayou Bridge

SEASON KICK-OFF

9:30 am— Boats that must anchor & stage for Group Photo on West Side of Rocky Bayou Bridge.  Canoes, Kayaks, SUPS, Jon Boats, Small Boats, PWC’s—any and other floating vessels in place prior to 9:55 am

10:00 am—Invasion of the Bayou Photo taken from Rocky Bayou Bridge

10:05am—SUP FUN PADDLE—Pirate Costume Encouraged

12:00 noon—Pirate Costume Contest

11:00am—3:00pm USCG Auxiliary Boat Inspections—

Everyone join us on the water on the WEST side of Rocky Bayou Bridge for the biggest and best photo ever!

Let’s show we can ALL play on the water together safely! Remember to give yourself enough time to get to the bridge for the photo at 10:00am.

Following the 10am photo, we will have a Stand-Up Paddle (anything that paddles!) excursion for fun!

Pirate attire is encouraged for ALL participating. A Pirate Costume Contest will be held at 12:00pm at LJ Schooners Oyster Bar for participants.

Call the ship store at 850-897-2821 to schedule your vessel inspection. USCG Auxiliary will be conducting inspections from 11am-3pm.

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