Merlin Marine - Buford, Georgia

Specializing in High Performance
Authorized Mercury Racing Dealer
Family owned and operated
Feel free to call us with your boating needs.
We love to talk boats.
Buford, Georgia
Monday through Friday: 8:30 – 5:00
Evenings & Saturday “by appointment”
Closed Sundays and Holidays


Pirates of Lake Lanier

Save the Date


2024 Event Agenda

Party starts on Wednesday, September 11th at a local favorite place on the lake, stay tuned for location!

Starting on Thursday, Sep 12th we will be able to golf cart all the way to the bridge to enter park and have 4-6 seater golf carts if you do not have one, taking people up and down the entire weekend!

Nolan Ferris with Super Cat Fest with be emceeing a lot of the fun events!

Day 1

Thursday, September 12th

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Welcome Tent / Boat Unloading 
Boat Loading Ramp – (To the Left of the Entrance of Lanier Islands) 


Early Check In - Go to Grand Hall Parking Lot & Walk Down or Ride a Golf Cart Down to the Carriage House just below the lot  – Receive swag bag & event details (Golf carts are available all week + weekend!)

Welcome Party – Landshark Bar - Margaritaville by the Docks

Day 2

Friday, September 13th

10am-9pm - Check In Registration:

Margaritaville/Lake Lanier Islands - the top lot (Grand Hall)

Receive Swag bag, poker cards, and tickets. Bring your confirmations!


10am-12pm - Helicopter Pictures at the Dam featuring Freeze Frame Aerial Photos (available for purchase)


11:30am-2pm - Cheeseburger Paradise.  Walk down toward the boats and docks. Lunch provided by Margaritaville.  Located by the exit of the docks.  Stereo Competition sponsored by AVC Marine (12-3pm).  


2pm-3:30pm - Helicopter Pictures at the Dam featuring Freeze Frame Aerial Photos (available for purchase)


6pm-10pm - Mandatory Captains & Safety meeting + Welcome Dock Party, Honorary Awards, Live Auction and the Ultimate Bikini Contest Hosted by Demon Bikini, President Sheridan Renfroe Bazemore, and Dani Marie located down at the docks


Event Date: 2024-09-12 10:00 AM - 2024-09-15 10:00 PM
Event Location: Lake Lanier

1037 Parkway Ct, Buford, GA 30518