Boca Ciega Yacht Club

Saturday September 1st and Sunday September 2nd

Join us for a

BCYC Key West Way Raft Up Dinner
on Saturday, September 1st.

There will be a mandatory skippers meeting for Sunday's raft up starting at 5:30 Saturday night.

Dinner will be on Saturday night starting at 7:30.

Key West Menu

Hemingway’s Balls (Melon Balls with Mozzarella and Prosciutto) and Conch Republic Fritters

Entree: Choice of Key Lime Grilled Rooster (Chicken) with Mango Salsa OR
Hog’s Breath (Mojo) Pork

Served with:

  • Black Beans and Rice
  • Bahamian Corn and Bean Salad
  • Johnny Cake and Butter
  • Key Lime Pie

Also includes:

Sloppy Joe’s Well Water Punch
Beer on tap

Dinner Pricing:  $16.50 per person

There will be music, kegs of beer and more.

Register NOW!

IMPORTANT: Please review these reminders and tips to help us make Raft Up a success. Thank you!

Sunday Raft-Up on Boca Ciega Bay

September 2nd, 8:00 am-ish - 4:30 pm-ish

Times are approximate!


Sign up to register your boat to help us build the largest swimming pool on Boca Ciega Bay - off the Gulfport Pier!  Includes Keg, music and a boat-load of fun!

Raft-up is recommended for monohulls greater than 24-feet and multi-hulls by special arrangement (please contact Tony Angel with any questions, listed below).

Details will be provided in the MANDATORY Captains meeting on Saturday, September 1st at 5:30 pm on the patio.

Sunday Schedule of Activities
(all times are approximate)
8:30-ish        Begin tying up the Raft-Up
Noon-ish        Enjoy the Raft-Up Party
4:00-ish        Coordinated Break-Up


Online registration is now closed. If you still want to register your boat for raft-up, contact Joel Heyne, (727) 345-5760

Don't have a boat? Sign up as a stowaway!

Want to volunteer to help? Sign up here!

For More Information Contact:

Becky Gilmore
(706) 840-6585

Joel Heyne, (727) 345-5760

The raft up will occur this year, barring inclement weather.  Prizes will be given for the best water floats and there will be other activities like dinghy races.

See you there!

Registration will be open to BCYC members on July 1 and open to guests (TSS, etc.) on August 1. Register early because dinner reservations will be capped at 160.  All registrations must be made online via the BCYC website ( and all payments ($16.50 per person) must be received by Tuesday, August  28th or registration will be cancelled.

No payments or registrations will be accepted at the door.

It's Raft- Up Time!
September 1-2, 2018

2017 Raft Up Pictures

Boca Ciega Yacht Club‎
Latitude 27° 44' 21.0552'' N
Longitude 82° 41' 44.7252'' W
4600 Tifton Drive South   Gulfport, FL 33711   (727) 321-7295

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