Award-Winning Boats Announced for the 46th Annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights

//Award-Winning Boats Announced for the 46th Annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights

Award-Winning Boats Announced for the 46th Annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights

SAN DIEGO, CA – The 46th Annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights, a long-standing tradition in San Diego Bay, announced winners of the best decorated boats at the San Diego Bay Parade of Lights Awards Dinner held at Tom Ham’s Lighthouse on January 11, 2018. The “Best of Parade” award winner was the Dolphin, which walked away with the “Star of India” Perpetual Cup. The complete list of winners is as follows:

 

Award Name 
Best of Parade. “Star of India” Perpetual CupDolphin
International AwardSeaduction
Best San Diego Port Tenant’s EntrySeafarer
Best Yacht Club EntryBubble Os
Best Marina EntryOur Great Escape
Best Power (Commercial) 7
Runner up Best Power CommercialAt Last
Best of Power 46 ft and over (Private)Cute Stuff
Runner up Best of Power 46 ft and over (Private)Mas Vino
Best of Power 33-45 ft (Private)Beyond Blessed
Runner up Best of Power 33-45 ft (Private)Murphy's Time
Best of Power 32 ft and under (Private)Mary Elsa
Runner up Best of Power 32 ft and under (Private)Shermanator
Best of Sail (Commercial)Cloudia
Best of Sail 46 ft and over (Private)America
Runner up Best of Sail 46 ft and over (Private)Rum Away
Best of Sail 33-45 ft (Private)Comfort Zone
Runner up Best of Sail 33-45 ft and over (Private)Bramasole
Best of Sail 32 ft and under (Private)Chablis
Runner up Best of Sail 32 ft and under (Private)Sand Dollar
Best Self-Powered VesselMike’s Bike on Water

 

 Sponsors of the Parade of Lights include:

Presenting Sponsor – Port of San Diego

Grand Prize Sponsor – Royal Caribbean

Awards Banquet Sponsor – USS Midway Museum

San Diego Bay Parade of Lights is sponsored by the Port of San Diego’s Tidelands Activation Program, designed to support a vibrant and active waterfront with events that engage the community and inspire visitors to enjoy San Diego Bay.

San Diego Bay Parade of Lights

The San Diego Bay Parade of Lights is a time-honored tradition brought to the San Diego Bay by the boating community. Each year, more than 80 lavishly decorated boats proceed around the San Diego Bay on two consecutive Sundays in December. For more information, please visit www.sdparadeoflights.org.

About the Port of San Diego’s Tidelands Activation Program:

Port of San Diego Experiences includes the Tidelands Activation Program (TAP). TAP awards grant funds and waives service fees to community organizations for public events along the waterfront that connect visitors and residents to new cultures and vibrant activities. Artistic and cultural exhibitions, along with exclusive interactive installations inspire visitors and residents to push the boundaries of creativity. Additionally, Port Experiences sponsors and hosts events across San Diego Bay, including organized runs, parades, cultural festivals, concerts and more.

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