Florida Wharram Hui 2020 Announced

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Greg Russell

Greetings fellow Wharramites, Wannabees, and Walkabouts.

  • Mark The Date: May 15-17, 2020
  • Plot The Location: Pirates Cove Marina, 6664 Co Rd 95, Elberta, AL 36530
  • Latitude 30.321220, Longitude -87.533882
Pirate's Cove. Hui Wharram 2020. May 15-17, 2020. Pirates Cove Marina. 6664 Co Rd 95. Elberta, AL 36530

From Fort Meyers to Islamorada to a NEW VENUE on the Gulf Coast, the 2020 Hui Wharram will be held at the Pirate’s Cove Marina near the Florida/Alabama state line. Pirates Cove Marina and Restaurant invites the Wharram fleet to tie up along the docks for easy ship-to-shore access, viewing, sailing, and debauchery.

What’s A Hui?

A "Hui Wharram" or "Hui-o-waa-Kaulua-Wharram" (Hawaiian) is a gathering of Wharram vessels but any type of boat is welcome. Come even if you don't have a boat. See boats, tour boats, talk boats, tell tall tales somehow related to boats (may contain some element of truth) - enjoy the fellowship of merry men and mermaids. Compare notes, review what's for sale, and celebrate new builds. Attendance is FREE! 2020 dates are May 15-17, at the Pirate’s Cove Marina near the Florida/Alabama state line.

9 Boats Expected So Far

Eight of them Wharrams. The more the merrier!

  • Tikis: Tiki 21 (Brad Ingram), Tiki 26 (Theo Shepard), Tiki 38 (Wyatt Bostick), Tiki 46 (Mike Jeff)
  • Nari: Nari 42 (Omar & Marge)
  • Raka 36 (Billy Janos)
  • Pahi 26 (Rod Jones)
  • Melanisia 17 (Tim Gardner)
  • Fontaine Pajot Louisiane 36, "SurfRider" (Greg Russell – it’s not a Wharram, but he's a Wharramite!)


Pirates Cove Restaurant (on the marina) is famous for signature savory burgers, vast toppings from artichoke hearts to sundried tomatoes, spectacular pizza made with homemade dough, sandwiches, and salads. Breakfast options include locally-smoked sausage. ***BUSHWACKERS***


In addition to boat owner shipboard lodging, Pirates Cove Marina has a waterfront campground available for tent/van campers. Our very own Wharramite Shaun West has made this campground his year-round home for the last several years. Local hotels are five to ten miles away and include Towne Place Suites by Marriot (4.7 mi), Day’s Inn & Suites (5.2 mi), Quality Inn (5.6 mi), Comfort Inn & Suites (5.8 mi), Econo Lodge (5.8 mi), Home 2 Suites (5.8 mi), Holiday Inn (6.2 mi), and Hampton Inn (6.2 mi). There are also luxury beach resorts on Perdido Beach and Orange Beach ten miles away.

More fun in Elberta: www.onlyinyourstate.com/alabama/quirkiest-town-al/

RSVP and Contact Details

Please RSVP and let us know if you are planning to attend.

For comments, questions, or suggestions, please email Greg Russell (grsurfsail@yahoo.com) and copy in Barbara (barsuzda@gmail.com) or post to the Facebook Event Page, Hui Wharram Florida 2020.

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