19TH ANNUAL YORKTOWN LIGHTED BOAT PARADE COMPETITION HELD DECEMBER 5TH

Yorktown Celebrates Christmas! (an annual weekend of events in Historic Yorktown VA)
Lighted Boat Competition…was held on Saturday, Dec. 5...Festively lit boats competed for the coveted "Best in Show" pennant on the historic Yorktown waterfront to spectators' and sponsors' delight. The evening was magnificent with barely a chill in the air and a truly spectacular floating parade of lights to ring in the holiday season!

RESULTS: BEST in SHOW "WINDSWEPT" …Jim Blotter
2nd Place… "TIE ONE ON" …Damon Gross
3rd Place… "SLOW MOTION" …George Lewis

Waterfront Bonfire Site...a roaring bonfire on Yorktown Beach kept folks warm as:
…Boy Scout Troop 123 served complimentary apple cider while…
…Yorktown Chorale caroled the waterfront and…
…Fifes and Drums of York Town entertained with festive holiday tunes

Many thanks to the 2015 Boat Parade PARTICIPANTS and their CAPTAINS for providing our community with a most beautiful parade
BOAT CAPTAIN BOAT CAPTAIN
4 DEGREES Anne Racel SLOW MOTION George Lewis
CHARGER Tom Truston TIE ONE ON Damon Gross
ENCORE Edmund Shanahan TUE POINT Bob James
KISMET Danny Bowman USCG YORKTOWN 45607 BM1 John Grove
MAKAI Richard Wagner USCG YORKTOWN SPC-TB BM1 Rob Kroll
MARINE 1 Fire & Life Safety USCG YORKTOWN SPC-TB BM1 Jeremiah Peplow
NANSEA II Mike Plummer USCG YORKTOWN 25400 BM2 Shane Brinson
NOT 4 SALE Keith Rodgers USCG MILFORD HAVEN CG Crew
POP POP'S MONEY Mike Joyner VICTORY II Mike Mastracci
POKIE Doug Truston VMRC MPO Reichle & West
QUALITY TIME John Mattson WINDSWEPT Jim Blotter
RHYTHM ON THE Jeff Ridenhour YORKTOWN Ryan Wainwright
RIVER

Photographer for Yorktown Lighted Boat Parade - Rick Hopson.

MEDIA RELEASE…December 14, 2015
Submitted by: Rosemary Tulloch

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