Old Glory Boat Parade

Themed "Let Freedom Ring", the American Legion Yacht Club set sail once again around Newport Harbor for their annual Old Glory Boat Parade.  American Legion Post 291 member and former assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, Lt. Gen H.R. McMaster (Ret) was named Grand Marshal.  Old Glory was a huge success this year.  We had over 70 boats creating a parade over half a mile long.  We hosted over 50 active duty servicemen and women and their families aboard our VIP vessels and member boats.  It was a day not be be forgotten.

Pictures Right: Commodore, Bruce Batcheller and Lt. Gen H.R. McMaster 

2021 Video, courtesy of the City of Newport Beach

2021 Award Winners

Dedicated Service Award for years of support and dedication to the Old Glory Boat Parade, veterans of this great nation, and the ALYC was presented to Staff Commodore, Neil Hardin who skippered the Mallika.

Best Power - Manaleo - Mike & Janelle Starkweather

Commodore's Award - Kathryn Marie - Roger Behrens

Theme Award - Nauti Penguin - Michael Penna

Best Costumes - Puka Dog - John Donahue

Judge's Choice - Bella Rose - Rose Henigman

Best Decorations - FOXSEA II - David Lis

Sweepstakes Award - My Way - Les Davidson

Best Sail - Fairwind - Skipper Tim Bercovitz

Best Wood Classic - First Light - Peter Grace

Spirit Award - Seafari III - Mark Wyland

Most Creative - Oceangirl - Ray Elledge


Thank you to all of our registered participants and volunteers! 

2021 Photo Gallery

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