High Seas Rally 2022 Wrap Up
November 17, 2022
It was an incredible week at sea!
First and foremost, we want to thank everyone for joining us for this incredible community event that brought together first timers with veteran High Seas Rally crewmembers for an amazing week of fun, sun and charitable giving!
After being in dry dock far too long, The World’s Only Motorcycle Rally on a Cruise Ship was ready to get back in action with amazing concerts, engaging Q&As, hilarious game shows, daytime pool parties, and of course, incredible theme parties each night. The party never stopped on High Seas Rally!
Here’s a look back at the adventure on High Seas Rally 2022!
The rally action started before we got on the ship with the official High Seas Rally Kickoff Party featuring comedian Roy Riley and a concert by the Black Smoke Sinners. High Seas Rally Crewmembers reacquainted with past rally cruisers and met new friends, before we hit the high seas!
Giving Back To The Community
In addition to all of the fun and games, we also gave back to the community through two incredible charities.
High Seas Rally Dialysis Fund has a long history of supporting HSR community members who are receiving dialysis by providing vacations to 11 Dialysis Fund Guests who otherwise would never be able to take a week long cruise. We also had the honor of hosting five incredible Wounded Warrior Alumni onboard.
The 2022 cruise raised over $305,000, all thanks to the incredible community onboard High Seas Rally! You can read the full 2022 charitable giving breakdown here!
The generosity of the High Seas Rally community is extraordinary, and will help change the lives of many deserving individuals. The High Seas Rally Dialysis Fund extends a heartfelt thanks to everyone who donated or otherwise participated in the fundraising activities for High Seas Rally 2022!
Fun & Games
High Seas Rally has a long and storied history of events to have a good time for a great cause!
This year, rally-goers competed in the Best Beard, Treasured Chest, Topless Man and Belly Smacker Contests, for prizes plus major bragging rights, while supporting the High Seas Rally Dialysis Fund! 2022 was no exception!
Tons of $$ Was Won!
High Seas Rally gave away big cash to rally-goers this year, while supporting two great causes! The onboard Raffle Zone was the one-stop shop for all of the great raffles and fundraisers supporting the High Seas Rally Dialysis Fund and Wounded Warrior Project. Guests could take their chances on 50/50 raffles, $2k stacks, and Pirate Bingo.
Sailaway Party & Welcome Show
We kicked off day one with the Sailaway party where the Early Bird, Virgin Bounty and Group Program giveaways resulted in winners going home with over $17,000 in cash! Later that night, we kicked things off with the first of many 50/50s and $2k stack drawings at the Welcome Show in the Bagger Nation Theater, where winners walked away with over $20,000 in winnings!
It was Pirate Bingo night in the Bagger Nation Theater on day 4, where Bingo and 2K stack winnings added up to over $20,000! That night, Mutiny on the Pool Deck moved inside due to wind, but we still rocked hard with Steel Rod, and the Pirate’s Booty 50/50 amounted to over $6500. Hot damn!
Salute to Service
On day 5, we honored those who have served with 50% of all 50/50 sales going to Wounded Warrior Project. That night, over $9000 was won in the 50/50 raffles.
Hillbillies on the High Seas
The cash kept-a-flowin’ on Hillbillies on the High Seas night, where $6000 was won on the Moonshine Jug 50/50. Git er done!
The BIG Giveaway Show
The final night saw the High Seas Rally Big Giveaway Show where the 50/50 and $2k stack winnings amounted to a whopping $29K and only lucky guest won $20,000 in the Grand Prize Drawing!
Not only did rally-goers take home a shipload of cash amounting to $115,000 throughout the week, but our great causes won big as well!
High Seas Rally Custom Motorcycle
The day we all were waiting for came on day 7 when we announced the winner of the High Seas Rally Custom Motorcycle!
This tricked out ride was built by award-winning custom builder Xavier Muriel of Providence Cycle Worx and everyone onboard was entered to win!
Jerry Lindsey Jr. was the lucky winner of this jaw-dropping motorcycle.
You can learn more about the motorcycle here.
On day 7, we had the High Seas Rally Auction which included items such as a Bret Michaels signed guitar; custom High Seas Rally treasure chest by Barbie the Welder; custom painted gas tank by Dave Perewitz; Molly Hatchet signed guitar; and tons more incredible items created and/or donated by our builders, hosts, and vendors. We raised a total of $79,950 from the live and silent auctions.
When guests weren’t jammin’ to a concert at the Main Stage, they were ready to turn up the excitement even more with our legendary theme nights and parties. Our guests knocked it out of the park with their killer styles and gear, from classic to over-the-top. The nightly parties on High Seas Rally brought everyone together for an awesome time with concerts, contests, and other rockin’ experiences, all emceed by our custom builders.
High Seas Halloween
Salute to Service
Hillbillies on the High Seas
Guests rocked out to Colt Ford, Foghat and Molly Hatchet in the Bagger Nation Theater, throughout the week.
But the entertainment didn’t stop there! Black Smoke Sinners performed two more killer shows, one poolside and another at The Biker Ball.
While Steel Rod, Kevin Hamel, Dueling Pianos players Brian Wilk and Brad Heron, and Retro DJ Travis Bell made sure the party never, ever stopped!
Hosts, Builders & Special Guests
We were joined by a slew of hosts, builders and special guests during the week, all of whom entertained and delivered a ton of knowledge on us.
We were lucky enough to be joined by over a dozen vendors onboard, showing us the latest and greatest in motorcycle gear, fashion and artwork!
High Seas Rally would like to give a special thanks to our 2022 sponsors — Paul Yaffe’s Bagger Nation and Law Tigers!
We’d like to give a shout out to our Media Partners — Cycle Source Magazine, Born to Ride Motorcycle Media, The 99% Radio Network and Garage Built Podcast — for taking the time and energy to invest in the the High Seas Rally vision and in the experience for our guests.
That’s a Wrap!
We thank you from the bottom on our hearts for an amazing 7-days of motorcycle-fueled action and your support of High Seas Rally Dialysis Fund and Wounded Warrior Project! Everyone onboard played a special role in making the 21st sailing of High Seas Rally so successful.