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Participants

Important Events:

  • Lights Parade Artists' Reception, Sunday, November 12, 2017, 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the EYC Clubhouse
  • Skippers' Meeting, Thursday, December 7, 2017, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the EYC Clubhouse. Skipper or their alternate MUST attend.
  • EASTPORT YACHT CLUB LIGHTS PARADE Saturday, December 9, 2017, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm on the water!
  • Awards Ceremony/Skippers' Brunch, Sunday, December 10, 2017, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, at the EYC Clubhouse

2017 lights parade winners

            2017 Participants 

 BOAT NAMEBOAT NUMBER SKIPPER THEME DESCRIPTION
Seaquester   Matthew Korbelak Noel Large wreath of lights that flashes off to reveal a capital letter L with a red circle & slash (No-L)
 L'il Iggy 44 David Lincoln Santa's Boogie Woogie Choo Choo Santa’s coming on a Boogie Woogie Choo Choo…Boat
Bally Dancer     Mike Matthews TBD  TBD 
Winedown  77 Mike Blincoe   Winter Wonderland Welcome to Winter Wonderland. The majestic holiday tree, made of countless strands of green, twinkling lights, is the glowing crown on top of the Winedown, a Cruisers Yachts 400 Express. On the bow, a locomotive choo-choos past a loving polar bear mama and her cub, through the glowing Christmas tree forest. Aft, on the swim platform, lighted presents and a special Winedown hashtag, make a sparkling entrance. Warm and toasty inside the pilothouse, the Blincoe family and friends wish everyone a very Merry Christmas! 
Reverie  1 Chris & Cyndi Rogers Holiday Cats & Dogs The Eastport dogs and friends are busy decorating for St Nick's visit. 
Liberty Belle 45 Michael Strotz TBA  
Enzo 74 Joseph Pellegrino Santa Claws Santa Claws is a Maryland blue crab. He is stringing Christmas lights. He is wearing a red hat, has bright yellow eyes, claws that open and close and a body that changes color from green to blue. He wishes you a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful 2018!
Never Satisfied    Matthew Sipos  Christmas Christmas Lights
Adventure 86 Leigh & Dick Woodling Schooner Christmas TBD
Natural Resources Police 62   Boat Smart from the Start The MD NRP want everyone to remember the importance of playing it safe while out on the water. Wearing a life jacket is simple these days and there are lots of options to chose from. They float, you don't! Also, it's very important to understand the importance of operating a boat safely and knowing all the "rules of the road". Taking a boating safety class is easy! There are classroom opportunities across the State as well as opportunities on-line. No excuses not to be educated. Treat your skipper to a wonderful present this year and buy him or her a new life jacket!
WooHoo II 81 Scott Robinson   Pirate Christmas  We are transforming a 29 foot power boat into a 3 masted square rigger. Also, each crew-member will be dressed up as Christmas Pirates!
Yankee Zulu 14 Al Adelman Hurricane Relief The Annapolis Office of Hall, Render, Killian, Heath and Lyman supports our maritime friends impacted by the recent hurricanes in Florida, Texas and the Caribbean.
Five O'Clock 93 Michael Jewell Oh Christmas Tree A green tree (outline) with yellow garland. Happy people celebrating simplicity with happy music, and good food.
Valiant 60 Chris Munson A Winter Boat Valiant, winner of the 2014 Best Small Sailboat, returns with a cargo of Christmas Joy and Best Wishes for the New Year!
 Windarra 33  Julianne Fettus A Christmas Story  Inspired by the movie that pulls off Santa's beard, and unwraps the secrets of the original, traditional, 100% 2 fisted, red blooded All-American Christmas, A CHRISTMAS STORY!! No Fudge, don't worry your tongue sticking to a flagpole, the Bumpuses Dogs, LifeBoy soap or Shootin' yer eye out, We just triple dog dare you to join us for the return of the Pink Nightmare and a FraGilE MAJOR AWARD.
Shamrock 36 Bruce Irvin Snowy Christmas Snowy Christmas Eve scene
Big Blue 49 David Hasson Downeast Christmas Catch Santa is all decked out in his Yellow Slicker hauling in a trap full of Lobsters!
Voyageur  79 Todd Croteau Mermangel The mermangel heralds the coming of the newborn king to all seafarers
 Summer Haze 41  Robert Larsen The Grinch Stole Christmas Grinch in his sleigh; Grinch coming down the chimney, with legs dangling in fireplace.
No Name  4 Mike Summers Santa's Sleigh Santa, Mrs. Claus, and Rudolf make their annual return for another magical harbor sleigh ride.
 TowBoatUS Annapolis 32 Dale Plummer Santa has a water landing TowBoatUS Annapolis and the BoatUS Foundation help Santa with an untimely water landing!
Safe, Smart, Clean 9 Chris Edmonston Santa had a water landing TowBoatUS Annapolis and the BoatUS Foundation are here to help Santa with his untimely water landing! All have been safely recovered, thanks to their life jackets, and out to bring some holiday cheer.
Bleu Flue 57 Mike Everitt Lights, Lights, Lights - Beneteau Club 20,000 LEDs on sails with synched music.
Black Sheep 38 James Stephens TBD  
Molto Bene 7 Richard Ewing Christmas Tree Christmas Tree
Godspeed 3 Randy Gillies Fishin' Santa with Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Santa's back aft fishin' for the last of the rockfish while elves sing to catch their own. Atop the 60' tree a Dove carries an olive branch symbolizing Peace for All
  76 James Buckson  Elf on the Shelf  
Driftwood  88  Shawn Gordon A Chesapeake Crabby Christmas Let's show Christmas how the Chesapeake Bay gets it done during the holidays! Spread that Old Bay cheer!
Early Bird  5 Kathy Downs Pirates' Treasure Island  Hijinx abound with a crew of merry pirates beneath a tall palm tree with a colorful parrot, while a dolphin jumps playfully over a treasure chest and into the EYC rum barrel.
Shambhala   Robin Isaacson Puppies on Parade Our doggies and all our friends with doggies will join our inflatable doggies to celebrate our mantra, Sell the house, get rid of your stuff, keep the dogs and live on the boat!
But If Not ...  69 Steve Cyrus  Griswald Family Christmas  An Ode to Christmas Vacation
Focal Point 52 Mark Hergan Snowflakes Falling Snowflakes
Shannon Ann 83 Michael Saldi A Day at the Theme Park Thrill ride powered by a speedo-clad Santa
Marine 1 (Police Boat)  67 Scott Baker Police Department Celebrating 150 Years of Service The Annapolis Police Department is celebrating 150 years of service. The boat will be decorated in blue lights and have a live Santa on the front of the boat.
Noname 95  Brad Hansen Let It Snow  
Atlas   Peter Holden A Toast to Peace The theme this year is a Toast to Peace :peace on Earth, peace overseas, peace in the world.
Partnership 66 AJ Nealey TBD TBD
 The Escape   Bob Berra    
Westwind 78 Jeff Bach TBD TBD
 Freedom 8 Jimmy Craig Santa & Friends Island Christmas Santa and his Holiday Jam Band are rocking around the Christmas tree on this tropical island under the stars making holiday magic!
Catatude  26 Ray Rosenberg Holiday Lights  
Catalina   Gregory Saunders Merry Christmas Holiday lights bonanza
         
EYC   LIGHTS PARADE SUPPORT AND SAFETY VESSELS
 Latitude   Keith Jacobs  Lights Parade Support Vessel  
Damn Locals    Adam Leach  Lights Parade Support Boat  
Bryce Island    Bill Adams  Lights Parade Judge Boat  
Erin Brie    Greg Shea  Lights Parade Support Vessel  
 Privateer   James Mangus  Lights Parade Support Boat  
SNAFU   Adam Jewer Fleet Leader Support Boat  
Full Moon    Mike Krissoff Lights Parade Support Boat Since 1995, Full Moon has been on Annapolis Harbor Mooring #1, right outside Ego Alley, dishing out free hot food & drink to the hardworking volunteers aboard all the parade support vessels. This year's menu is looking like Cara's crab corn bisque, Cyndy's chicken chili, and Luisa's red lentil soup...yum, hot coffee and hot chocolate, too! USCG, APD, AFD, SeaTow, TowBoat US, Harbormaster, DNR, USCG, and EYC Support Boats...come lay alongside and pick up something hot! 
TowBoatUS Ranger   Rob Schultz Lights Parade Safety Boat TowBoatUS Annapolis is a proud member of the BoatUS fleet. Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) has been looking after the interests of recreational boaters since its founding in 1966. BoatUS is the nation's largest organization of recreational boat owners, with over half a million dues-paying members.
We provide a diverse offering of marine services for the recreational boater, including insuring over 8 billion dollars' worth of boats, operating the largest on the water towing fleet �" TowBoatUS, representing boaters' interests on Capitol Hill, providing financing for boat-buyers, creating quality boat graphics and lettering, publishing the most widely circulated boating publication �" BoatUS Magazine, acting as a mediator through our Consumer Protection Bureau and more.
TowBoatUS Recovery   Hamilton Gale Lights Parade Safety Boat TowBoatUS Annapolis is a proud member of the BoatUS fleet. Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) has been looking after the interests of recreational boaters since its founding in 1966. BoatUS is the nation's largest organization of recreational boat owners, with over half a million dues-paying members.
We provide a diverse offering of marine services for the recreational boater, including insuring over 8 billion dollars' worth of boats, operating the largest on the water towing fleet �" TowBoatUS, representing boaters' interests on Capitol Hill, providing financing for boat-buyers, creating quality boat graphics and lettering, publishing the most widely circulated boating publication �" BoatUS Magazine, acting as a mediator through our Consumer Protection Bureau and more.

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