The 36th Annual Holiday Parade of Boats
was held on Saturday evening, December 9, 2017
Charleston, S.C.—The 36th Annual Holiday Parade of Boats, produced by the City of Charleston and the Charleston Sail and Power Squadron, was held in Charleston Harbor on Saturday, December 9, 2017.
Captains and crews were invited to the Captain’s Party and Awards Ceremony at the Charleston Crab House on James Island on Sunday evening where prizes were awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place boats in both the power and sail categories, with the best-in-show award going to the highest scoring boat overall.
The prize winning boats were as follows:
1st Place Power #5 Charleston Whaler (Roy Mevers- Mt. Pleasant, SC)
2nd Place Power #14 Chaos (George Smith- Hollywood, SC)
3rd Place Power #2 Walter’s Revenge (Dan Kary- Hanahan, SC)
1st Place Sail #11 Beacon Won (Bruce Dunham and Sheila Young- Nassau, The Bahamas)
2nd Place Sail First Light (Robert Turkewitz- James Island, SC)
Due to poor weather conditions, there was no 3rd place sail as only 2 sailboats competed.
Best-in Show #5 Charleston Whaler
The Parade of Boats event is produced by the City of Charleston and the Charleston Sail and Power Squadron.