Oyster Bay Harbour and Yacht Club

96020 Oyster Bay Drive. Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034

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Wedding Parties

Style Me Pretty Wedding Coverage

Casey and Julie Igo Wedding at Oyster Bay Harbour Amelia IslandIt is a privilege when a wedding gets covered by Style Me Pretty Florida. And that is exactly what happened in the October 31 release of the website, when the feature was “commanded” by Casey and Julie Igo’s wedding here at the Oyster Bay Yacht Club on July 21, 2012.

The wedding, which was talently covered by RMB Photography, stood out in creativity, smartly sweet little touches and details, etsy.com and a budget that is affordable these days.

Bride Julie wrote a beautifully touching story about their courtship days leading up to the wedding and RMB Photography documented the happy event in masterful photographs and a beautiful video. (See Julie’s Review on Wedding Wire)

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Celebrating Your Wedding at Oyster Bay Yacht Club

Getting married at Oyster Bay Yacht Club Amelia IslandThe following article by Julie Simmons comes from the Amelia Islands Wedding Magazine Spring 2012 edition. Photography by Theresa Childs Photography

AMELIA ISLAND WEDDINGS ARE SO ATTRACTIVE BECAUSE THE GUESTS can enjoy the island’s unique setting just as much as the bride and groom. This was exactly the case at MarySusan Threlkeld and Jack Fulbright’s wedding.

The couple originally met at Florida State University’s Presbyterian Center and were great friends. After graduation they lost touch, until they unexpectedly met while shopping in Brunswick, GA, where each had relocated for work. Excited to reconnect and have a friend in the area, they began spending time together, and, in February 2010, Jack surprised MarySusan with a diamond—and the preparations commenced.

“We chose Amelia Island because we wanted a beach ambiance with a chapel-wedding setting,” explains the bride. MarySusan is a professional violinist who is currently performing with the Albany Symphony Orchestra. She had performed at several weddings at the Amelia Plantation Chapel and fell in love with the natural beauty of the area, particularly at the Oyster Bay Yacht Club. “We found the venue through Amelia Island Weddings Magazine and we knew it was perfect for us,” says MarySusan.

Wedding venue Oyster Bay Yacht Club Amelia IslandOyster Bay Yacht Club offers 7,500 square feet of warm and welcoming space—Old Florida-style—with covered porches, verandas, cozy seating, and a great fireplace. One of its best features is its location on the Intracoastal Waterway, with amazing views over the saltmarsh.

“The site is reminiscent of a large, cozy waterfront home,” says the bride, “and we loved the fact that our celebration could take place both indoors and outdoors.”

The couple followed a family tradition by choosing a date of family significance: the weekend of October 1, 2011, which coincided with two family birthdays and two anniversaries. An added bonus was that it was also the weekend of the annual Amelia Island Jazz Festival. “Music was an important part of our weekend, and we loved having the festival as a backdrop,” explains MarySusan.

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Updates from the Clubhouse

weddings at Oyster Bay Yacht Club, Fernandina BeachWe recently received some sneak preview photos from a wedding ceremony here at the Oyster Bay Yacht Club.  The Club is receiving splendid reviews for our wedding ceremonies, rehearsal dinners and wedding parties. Renowned review website WeddingWire.com has rated Oyster Bay Yacht Club a Blue Level of Excellence for 2012 and more and more couples and wedding planners are discovering the quiet grace of perfection at Oyster Bay Yacht Club.

In other news, we have “tied the knot” with Amelia River Cruises to create a wonderful new experience that includes a Roundtrip Cruise for Lunch or Dinner, beginning at Historic Fernandina Beach waterfront and taking guests to enjoy our wonderful views of the Intercoastal Waterway and sample our amazing cuisine. A definite attraction for weddings, rehearsal dinners, birthday and anniversary celebrations, retirement parties and corporate events. Contact Club Manager Terrie at (904) 261 4773 or email.

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Oyster Bay Yacht Club, a preferred Wedding Location

Bride Exiting Boat at Oyster Bay Harbour FLoridaWelcome to the Oyster Bay Yacht Club the Marina-part of the premier resort community of Oyster Bay Harbour located in northeast Florida a river crossing west of Amelia Island Florida. This gated yachting community is located on a 700 acre peninsula that feels like stepping back into a time of romance and beauty. The Yachtclub has become a preferred location for weddings in recent years as a result of photographers and wedding magazine using the setting as the backdrop of their featured articles.
The 7,500 square foot yacht club offers numerous amenities including ample meeting space for many venues from small family gatherings, corporate events, weddings and more. The main club room is expansive with great fireplace and comfortable seating. High speed Wi-Fi is available throughout the facility. There are meeting areas for private dining or larger events with extensive covered porch verandas at poolside, north and south sides. A full bar and grill is available. There are complete workout facilities as well as locker areas and laundry facilities. Views from poolside are spectacular for waterways and Cumberland Island in the background. The Yachtclub’s kitchen is perfectly suited to serve any type of gourmet cuisine to the most discerning wedding party and Club Manager Terrie Sanders is a wizard of experience and creativity when it comes to theme or formal parties.

Here is what Amelia Island Wedding magazine had to say.pdf

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