People Photos copyright 2012 Gigi Ebert. Boat Photos copyright 2012 Marv Sloben www.MarvPhoto.com
Welcome to the 42nd San Diego Bay Parade of Lights!
The San Diego Bay Parade of Lights is a time-honored holiday tradition brought to San Diego by the boating community.
Join us this December for our annual Parade on San Diego Bay, with more than 80 boats lavishly decorated according to a new theme each year. Whether a participant or spectator, the Parade of Lights is a festive and delightful experience for all!
2012 Theme - "Our 41st Anniversary, USS Santa Claus"
Marv Sloben, our official photographer, has photos of the boats. He can be contacted via email at Marv Sloben email@example.com
Best of Parade 2012 - "Scott's Landing"
Congratulations to our winners in all categories!
Boat Trophy Name
Scott’s Landing Best of Parade
Maverick San Diego Bay Parade of Lights Committee Award
Seafarer San Diego Port Tenant Award
Fantasea Best Yacht Club Entry
Right Here Right Now Runner up Best Yacht Club Entry
Angler Management Best Marina Entry
Charlotte Ann Runner up Best Marina Entry
Dolphin Best of Power (Commercial)
Double Down Runner up Best of Power (Commercial)
Blue Sky Best of Power (Private) for boats 46 ft. and over
Dr. Sic Runner up Best of Power (Private) for boats 46 ft.
Pylon Best of Power (Private) for boats 33 to 45 ft.
Whiskers Runner up Best of Power (Private) - boats 33 to 45
Mary Elsa Best of Power (Private) for boats 32 ft. and under
Second Chance Runner up Best of Power (Private) for boats 32 ft.
Aquamarine II Best of Commercial Sail
America Runner Up Best of Commercial Sail
Windswept Best of Sail (Private) 46 ft. and over
Brazen Hussey Runner up Best of Sail (Private) 46 ft. and over
Kai Ora Best of Sail (Private) 33 to 45 ft.
Aslan runner up Best of Sail (Private) 33 to 45 ft.
Escape Best of Sail (Private) 32 ft. and under
Wind & Wing Runner up Best of Sail (Private) 32 ft. and under
SWC Outrigger Canoe Best Self Powered
Lokalani2 Runner up Self Powered
Parade of Lights Committee Award - "Maverick"
Port Tenant Award - "Seafarer"
Best Yacht Club Award - Fantasea
Best Marina - "Angler Management"
Best Commercial Power - "Dolphin"
Best Commercial Sail - "Aquamarine II"
Enter Your Boat in the Parade!
Decorate your boat and join in the parade! Each participant will qualify for a chance to win a Grand Prize package worth over $4,000, plus many other fantastic prizes!
This year’s grand prize is a cruise on Star Clippers!
Boats are judged on originality and the creative use of decorations depicting the parade theme. Boats are judged in four categories with scores ranging from 1 to 5 for each category.