Are you ready? It’s almost time for the 2018 Bimini Shakedown hosted by HCB Yachts! This year’s event will take place July 12 – 15, 2018! We’re thrilled to be a part of this year’s event and will be hosting a Build Your Own Bloody Mary Buffet on Saturday, July 14th at the Hilton Lobby Piano Lounge from 9am-12pm!
If you haven’t made the trip by boat to the Bahamas, you don’t know what you are missing. Join groups of experienced boaters leaving from several points in South Florida and make your way to beautiful Bimini.
2018 Bimini Shakedown Itinerary
Thursday, July 12
Departures from Florida; Depending on the group dynamics we will have “group leaders” from the specific rendezvous departure points.
Group Arrivals at RW Bimini. All vessels will be monitoring VHF 72 for dock assignments. Customs & Immigration will be located at Hilton lobby. All necessary papers will be furnished upon your arrival.
Check in with Customs & Immigration, check in to marina slip, check in to hotel, and grab a golf cart- you are all set!
Meet & Greet Pool Party at Hilton’s Rooftop Pool 3-6pm. Collect your Captains Bucket, shirts, dinner bracelets, and grab a cold beverage at the rooftop pool! Don’t forget to bring your favorite pool inflatable!
Dinner will be on your own to explore the resort or off property choices.
Friday, July 13
Bragging rights Fishing Tournament 7am lines in. There will be a Calcutta at the meet & greet pool party for those participating in fishing.
Bimini Scavenger Hunt 12pm. Fun for all to explore Bimini while solving riddles and taking pictures.
Weigh in & scavenger hunt both close at 3pm. Both the weigh in and the scavenger hunt check in will be located at the Hilton’s mega yacht marina. All rules & regulations for the events will be emailed and handed out at the meet & greet.
Boats & Bubbles at HCB docks 5pm. Grab a flute of bubbly and tour HCB’s newest builds at the Hilton docks.
“Havana Nights” theme dinner & awards party at Tides Restaurant in Hilton Lobby 7:30pm. Dress to impress in your guayaberas, cubaveras, and all those fancy linens.. We will be announcing fishing tournament & scavenger hunt winners during the dinner. DJ Laz’s all night dance party to follow.
Saturday, July 14
EG Vodka Bloody Mary Bar located at the Hilton lobby Piano Lounge 9am-12pm. Start your day off right and build your own bloody mary! Explore new drink recipes and chat with the EGV staff.
Boat Tours 12pm-2pm.
North Bimini Beach raft-up & BBQ 2pm-Sunset. Beach, boats, music, food, and friends… What else can you ask for!?
Sunday, July 15
Grab & Go Continental Breakfast at Hilton Lobby. Group Departures are not organized. You are able to depart on your own schedule or organize with some of the captains you crossed to Bimini with.