Book Industry Guild of New York


The Book Industry Guild of New York (BIGNY)’s will host their annual Barge Bash celebration on June 8, 2016.This year will mark the 35th year of this event.The annual event offers a relaxing opportunity for professionals from book publishing and related industries to connect and enjoy an evening cruising along the Hudson River. The sailing includes live music from The Faustones, buffet dining, and an open bar for beer, wine, and soda.

Both embarkation and disembarkation will take place at World Yacht, West 41st Street and the Hudson River. Boarding begins at 6:00 pm, with departure from the dock scheduled for 7:30 pm. Participants who do not wish to remain onboard for the sailing must leave the vessel prior to

Important Information

Purchase deadline is Sunday, June 5, 2016.
Where: World Yacht, West 41st Street and the Hudson River
When: Wednesday, June 8 2016. Boarding begins at 6:00 pm. Embarkation is 7:30 pm; disembarkation begins at 9:30 pm. The event concludes at 10:00 pm.
Admission:$99 for sailing, open bar, and entertainment.
All major credit cards are accepted online. Cash and checks are also accepted.

Barge Bash information and tickets are available via the BIGNY website: