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PO Box 946
Kemah, TX 77565

2024 Blessing of the Fleet - "Sailing Away to Margaritaville"

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2024 Blessing of the Fleet

Theme - “Sailing Away to Margaritaville”

 INSTRUCTIONS AND ITINERARY

 CAPTAIN MEETING:

Saturday April 27th, 10AM, at the Elks Lodge. ($10 cash deposit required to pick up boat number, which will be refunded when number is returned at the Awards ceremony)

PARADE RENDEZVOUS TIME AND LOCATION:

Sunday April 28th, 1:15 PM on Clear Lake at the entrance of the Clear Creek channel.

BOAT ORDER & APPROXIMATE DEPARTURE TIME: 

                  A) Fire/Rescue Boat -                          1:50 PM

                  1) Grand Marshal -                               1:55 PM

                  2) Salute to Military Boat          -           2:00 PM  (after group #1)

                  3) Motor Vessels -                                2:10PM

                  4) Sailing Vessels -                               2:20 PM  (after group #3)

                  5) Elks Category (501c3)-                     After group #4

AWARDS CEREMONY:

Sunday April 28th, 4PM at the Clear Lake Elks Lodge #2322.  623 Hanson Rd, Kemah,TX

Winners will be announced, and trophies will be presented at this time.                                    

RADIO CHANNELS:

                  All boats – Channel #72, Coast Guard #16

ALL PARTICIPANTS ARE REQUIRED TO:

                  1) Start and stay with their designated group.

                  2) Wait until all vessels in the prior group have departed before entering the parade.

                  3) Maintain a minimum of 200 yards spacing between other boats in the parade.

                  4) Obey all instructions from the Cpt. Pip – VIP Boat during the parade.

BOATS WILL BE JUDGED ON:

                  1) Originality of “Sailing Away to Margaritaville”

                  2) Costumes

                  3) Time and Effort

                  4) Decorations - Quality and Quantity

                  5) Enthusiasm of Captain and Crew

ONLY BOATS THAT HAVE REGISTERED FOR THE PARADE AND ARE DISPLAYING THEIR OFFICIAL NUMBER, WILL BE ELIGIBLE TO COMPETE FOR TROPHIES, PRIZES AND / OR CASH AWARDS.

BOAT PARADE ENTRY FORM

 

Owners Name______________________________________________________________________

Address __________________________________________________________________________

City ________________________________________________ State_______ Zip ______________

 Cell Phone # ___________________________ Office Phone #: ______________________________

Email _____________________________________________________________________________

Boat Name _______________________________Captain’s Name ___________________________

Class (check one):      Commercial Fishing / Shrimp / Charter___________

 

Power_____________ Sail _______________ Elks Award (501c Organization) ________________

Length ______ Year ________ Make/Builder ______________________ Model ________________________

Make Checks Payable to: “Clear Lake Elks Lodge 2322”                Parade Entry Fee: $          35.00

Entry fee is $35.00 per vessel.

Paid Cash ________ Paid Check # __________________                                                      

 

I CERTIFY THAT MY VESSEL MEETS ALL U.S. COAST GUARD REGUALTIONS AND THAT AS CAPTAIN I WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR IT, MY CREW AND PASSENGERS.  I UNDERSTAND THAT I AM RESPONSIBLE FOR MY ACTIONS AND THOSE OF ANY PERSON ON MY VESSEL.  I ALSO AGREE THAT AS CAPTAIN OF THE ABOVE-MENTIONED VESSEL I WILL BE HELD IN ACCOUNT FOR ANY INJURY OF ACCIDENTS ARISING FROM MY PARTICIPATION.

 

Signature: _____________________________________________________________________ Date:___________________________

Please type or print and return with entry fee to: Elks Lodge, 623 Hanson Rd, Kemah or Mail To: Blessing of the Fleet, C/O,  B.P.O. Elks Lodge, P.O. Box 608, Kemah, TX  77565.  Boat numbers may be picked up at the Captain’s Meeting on Saturday, April 27th at 10AM.  For additional information, please call Debbie at 713-817-0423.

Visit our Facebook Page:  Blessing Of The Fleet Kemah                                                                                                                                   

 

Please provide biographical and historical information for the Owner, Captain, and the Boat itself on a separate sheet of paper or on the back of this form.

   Official Entry Number_____________________

 

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