Registration Info for Participants

Click here for 2016 Registration Form.


• All entries must be received by the City of Charleston’s Office of Cultural Affairs,  75 Calhoun St.  Suite 3800   Charleston, SC  29401   attn. Ray Swagerty, by 4:00 PM Wednesday, December 7, 2016. For City information, please contact Ray Swagerty, Production Manager & Parade of Boats Coordinator at or (843) 724-7414

• The entry fees are $25 for private boats and $50 for commercial entries.  Payment must accompany entry form.

• Prizes are $500 for 1st place, $300 for second and $200 for third in both power and sail categories.

• Registration includes invitation to the Captain’s Party the following day.

• There will be a brief Captain’s meeting held on Wednesday December 7, 2016 at 6:00pm at the City Gallery at Waterfront Park, 34 Prioleau St. downtown.   Please try to attend as important specifics will be addressed.

The Parade of Boats event is produced by the City of Charleston and the Charleston Sail and Power Squadron.

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