SBIC 2019 Calendar of Events

(Tentative Schedule)

January 17 – (Thursday) Resolve to Get Involved Kick Off. Join us at Plantation to celebrate the New Year and boating season with a fabulous sit down dinner. Meet new people and say hello to fellow members. (Cash Bar)

February 24 – (Sunday) Enjoy friendship around the fireplace at Skidaway Island Boating Club’s (SIBC) annual “Tall Tales” Potluck Dinner, to be held Feb. 24 at 6 p.m. at Skidaway Island State Park. This event, featuring a few tales from a well-travelled skipper, will be held inside the park’s Group Shelter Building. There is no charge, but you must RSVP to with your name(s) and what dish you’ll bring (appetizer, entree, veggie/salad/side or dessert.) Sign up today for this delicious and delightful evening! BYOB and email with any questions. Non members are invited to attend as well. Want to join go to  Boat ownership is not required.

March 7 – (Thursday)Skidaway Island Boating Club’s (SIBC) annual “Burning of the Socks” will be held March 7 at 5 p.m. at Landings Harbor Marina.  Come celebrate an old boating tradition where worn-out winter socks are burned in a bonfire to celebrate the end of winter and the start of the boating season. Attendees must bring a package of new, white athletic socks to be donated to Chatham Savannah Authority for the Homeless.  Homeless Authority Executive Director Cindy Kelley will give brief remarks. BYOB, an old cotton sock to burn, and new, white socks for donation. A $10 cash contribution may be made in lieu of a package of new, white socks. Free chili (vegetarian and beef) will be available, courtesy of The Marshes, so attendees must RSVP to by March 2.  Email questions to Not an SIBC member? Go to and join today!

April  3 –  (Wednesday)

‘A Big Easy’ Sunrise Breakfast
May’s food truck will be on hand to serve shrimp and grits, spring salad, loaded corn bread, beignets and chicory coffee. A complimentary blood orange mimosa will be served to toast the sunrise……this event will begin at 7 AM for the 7:10 sunrise. The cost for breakfast is $10.00/person, $18.00/person for non-members. The deadline for signing up is Friday, March 29. See the home page for payment.

April  5-7  – Overnight Cruise to Shelter Cove

 Once again we will be going to Shelter Cove Marina, which is always a lot of fun. At Shelter Cove, there are 8-9 restaurants in the Marina and Palmetto Dunes provides a “Dune Buggy“ shuttle to the beach and their Beach Club. Last year, we had over 20 members and 6-7 boats participating. See the home page for more details.

May 15– (Wednesday) It’s Five O Clock Somewhere Cocktail Challenge

Approximately 50 members and guests showed up for the challenge, enjoying the food, the drinks, a game or two of corn hole and the camaraderie of fellow members. And the weather? We couldn’t have asked for a better evening, low humidity, light breeze, clear skies. The array of food was incredible, lots of different dishes and all so yummy. We had quite a few choices in the cocktail challenge, Sangria, Painkillers, Pelicans, SSOS and Mint Julep snow cones to mention a few.

 June 21– Sunset Cruise

Cruise on Capt. Mike Neal’s pontoon ‘Island Explorer’.  The date for this event is Friday, June 21 (Summer Solstice), leaving from Landings Harbor marina at 6:30 for a two hour cruise. This event is limited to 32 people, cost is $20.00 per person, it is a BYOB and a light snack to share.  If we go over the limit, and have enough signed up, we will schedule a second cruise for another day.  Those interested should respond and pay (PayPal or tube to 4 Shagbark Lane) by no later than June 14.  This is weather permitting, and I will be setting up a rain date with Capt. Mike if need be.

 July 24 “Tybee Time” Cruise to AJ’s

Come cruise to Tybee Island with the Skidaway Island Boating Club (SIBC) on July 24, weather permitting. Motorboats, provided by Carefree Boat Club, will depart Landings Harbor Marina at 11 a.m. and head to AJ’s Dockside Restaurant for lunch. Participants must be at the dock at 10:45 a.m. The fee is $10 per person ( Cost of lunch not included). RSVP by July 19 with PayPal at Payment is your RSVP. No refunds after the 19th. The event will be rescheduled if the weather is unfavorable. Only 18 individual seats are available, so sign up ASAP

 August 24  – Low Country Hook Race and Dinner. Attend dinner at Landings Harbor to celebrate with the winners of the 2018 Low Country Hook Ocean Race.

September 18 – (Wednesday) SIBC Oyster Roast at Landings Harbor.  Enjoy the most delicious oysters on the island at this event.  Catered by Barnes.  (YUM!! YUM!!)

October 15 – (Tuesday)   Year End Bash

All events are BYOB unless otherwise noted