I can't remember a warmer boat parade in the 15 years I've been in it! It was shorts and T-shirt weather! South wind, actually some water in the lake (it's been REALLY shallow many years!)
I'm happy to announce we won the "Most Beautiful" trophy for most beautiful boat in the parade. The only one to beat us was the "It's a small world" boat for any of you who watched the parade. They won the Campbell trophy for the best family (non-sponsored) boat in the parade. The sailboat with the big computer controlled Christmas tree won the Red Adair trophy for best sponsored boat in the parade for the third year in a row. They've only entered three years! I guess if you throw enough money at it... Hahahaa!
Anastasia III hasn't done too bad for her 6 years in the parade. Two Campbells, one most beautiful and three 1st's.
*But heck, it's all about the fun. Here are some pix from the weekend. A great, short video of us going by Portofino is here: