Chatham Annual Boat Parade

August 11th along Oyster River, Oyster Pond Beach
(Courtesy of the Chatham Boat Parade)

The Chatham Small Boat Parade sponsored by the Monomoy Yacht Club will provide lots of entertaining viewing Saturday, August 11th, along the Oyster River and at Oyster Pond Beach.

The event, which is an annual tradition, is open to all small boat operators. Captains are encouraged to deck out their vessels (and crew) and join fellow boaters for fun on the water. About those decorations – prizes will be awarded for: The most patriotic, the best crew, most original and the fishiest. Almost anything goes!

Participants should meet for on the water registration from 11:00 to 12noon at the green #13 can in Stage Harbor.  The parade starts at noon when the fleet forms into a line parade through Stage Harbor and then up the Oyster River for a review at the Oyster Pond Beach.

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