Blessing of The Fleet

 

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45th Annual Blessing of the Fleet

Saturday, July 30, 2016

First Blessing of The Fleet, 1972

Blessing Weekend Sponsorship Opportunities and Overview


The Blessing of the Fleet is a spectacularly colorful event featuring a parade of decorated commercial and recreational watercraft, large and small. Local clergymen bless each and every vessel as they pass before them, and a panel of judges rate the decorations in a variety of categories.

Spectators

  • Come on down to the Breachway and cheer on the parade as the boats are blessed! On a good day, hundreds of vessels line up to parade past thousands of spectators.

Blessing of the Fleet Participants

  • If you plan to participate in the Blessing of the Fleet, please complete and submit the Boat Entry Form (click the form name / link to open).
    • Completing and submitting the entry not only helps the Narragansett Lions Club know who is participating, but also makes you eligible for the boat decoration contest prizes.
  • Entries must be submitted by Saturday, July 23, 2016.
    • Details for submitting your entry are listed directly on the Boat Entry Form (click the form name / link to open).

2016 Prizes

  • 1st Place - $100.00 Gift Card - Sweeney's Wine & Spirits
  • 2nd Place -  $75.00 Gift Card - George's of Galilee
  • 3rd Place -   $50.00 Gift Card - Champlin's Restaurant

The Blessing of the Fleet Schedule

  • Where: Port of Galilee, RI
  • When: Saturday July 30 2016 at 12:00PM EDT (noon)
  • Directions (click the link to open)
 
 

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