First Town’s Independence Day Boat Parade does not disappoint

Perfect weather for annual cruise down Lewes-Rehoboth Canal
July 5, 2022

Ben Franklin, former presidents, an American bald eagle, and plenty of stars and stripes highlighted the 2022 Lewes Independence Day Boat Parade on the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal. 

Nearly two dozen registered boats and a few parade crashers showcased decked-out vessels for hundreds of spectators lined up along both sides of the canal. 

An awards ceremony was held at the Lightship Overfalls later in the afternoon. 

Grand prize - JR Squared, Capt. Jim Rivette

First prize - Red, White & Booze, Capt. Eric Beck

Second prize - Lady Hilda, Capt. Hilda Chaski Adams

Third prize - Sea Sisters, Capt. Lee Ann Augustine. 



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