Brouhaha on the Bayou – Boutte, LA, March 2018
PPB Ice Breaker - date TBD Spring 2018 (likely several)
Fall Battle 2018
September 15,16, Chanhassen, MN. We took the boats out for one last pleasure cruse before the winter. From right to left: McCoy (Zara), Bob (Warspite), Peter (Erin), Rick (Jamaica), Tom (Alaska), Randy (Glorie), Zach (Invinvible). Not pictured Tyler (Barham), Bryan (Texas), Mike (North Carolina), Matthew (Northampton)
July 9-13, Lancing, TN. Seven PPB members took 17 ships to Lancing for the annual national event. The Axis won handily despite the efforts of PPB all battling allied ships under the steadfast leadership of Admiral Tyler. Pictured above from left to right: Tyler (Barham, Filiberto, Freighter), Andy (Barham, Bike, Freighter, Carrier), Zach (Invincible, Fiji), Bob (Warspite, Zrinyi), Mike (North Carolina, Sheffield), Peter (Erin, Freighter), Matthew (Iron Duke, Indianapolis). Of note all but 1 ship is pictured and the ships are not in the listed order. Notable awards included: Losing admiral, Tyler; Von Fleugel, Tyler; Most Feared Allied, Tyler; Swiss Cheese, Tyler.
Ice Breaker 2018
May 26, 27, Chanhassen MN. We had a 2 day event with 6 full battles. Pictured above left to right: Randy (Glorie), Hudson (Kongo), Mike (NC), Bob (Warspite), Zach (Invincible), Andy (Barham), Matthew (Iron Duke), Tyler (Barham), McCoy (Zara), Tom (Alaska). Additionally, Jason showed up on Sunday without a ship and newcomer Bryan came out to show off his new USS Texas.
March 10, 11, Boutte, LA. Four of us made the 18.5 hour drive from MN to the 10th Annual Brouhaha on the Bayou. Pictured above are the members of Port Polar Bear who made the trek, coincidentally all captaining ships of the British Navy: Andy (Barham), Matthew (Iron Duke), Bob (Warspite), Tyler (Barham). Tyler won ‘Best of Class 5’ and ‘Most Feared Allied’ in addition to being awarded the prestigious ‘Losing Admiral’ award which to be fair has only been won by an Ally one time in the 10 year history of the Brouhaha by Bob.
For more pictures of captains from previous battles, click the link: Past Regionals Archive