Bermuda Christmas Boat Parade Winners

December 10, 2018

The Christmas Boat Parade was held on Saturday evening [Dec 8] in Hamilton Harbour, with large crowds of people coming out to see the festively decorated boats make their way through the waters.

Calico Jacks emerged as the big winner of the night, claiming the Best Overall Boat as well as the Best Use of Building Materials, Best Crew Costume, and People’s Choice awards.

The Best Community Message was Chapter Eleven, the Most Original was won by Bermuda Pilot Gig Club, the Most Humorous was awarded to Miss TJ, the Best Traditional Christmas Message was presented to Santa’s Barge, while the Honey Badger Express claimed the Best Use of Lights award.


Best Overall Boat:

  • 1st Place: Calico Jacks #52
    • Two Night Stay for Two People in a Lanai Room at Elbow Beach Bermuda
  • 2nd Place: Andrea Christine #20
    • Two Nights Stay for two in a deluxe Seaview room at Fairmont Southampton Princess
  • 3rd Place: Spirit of Bermuda #1
    • One Night Stay for two in a signature room including breakfast for two at the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club & Afternoon Tea for Two

Best Community Message: Chapter Eleven #40

  • Three Course Dinner for two at Aqua Terra at the Reefs

Best Crew Costume: Calico Jacks #52

  • Three Lunch Vouchers from the MEF Group

Most Original: Bermuda Pilot Gig Club #43

  • Dinner at Waterlot Inn

Most Humorous: Miss TJ #36

  • Champagne Brunch for two at Marcus’ Restaurant

Best Traditional Christmas Message: Santa’s Barge #22

  • Dinner at Mediterra [Fairmont Southampton Princess]

Best Use of Lights: Honey Badger Express #51

  • $100 Rubis Voucher

Best Use of Building Materials: Calico Jacks #52

  • $100 Rubis Voucher

People’s Choice: Calico Jacks #52

  • $300 Rubis Voucher

Boats circumnavigated White’s Island with the route stretching between Red Hole and Darrell’s Wharf, over to The Hamilton Princess and back along Front Street. You can view our first set of photos and a video here, our second set here, and all our coverage of the Christmas Boat Parade here.

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  1. Triangle Drifter says:

    Nice to see some of the smaller boats out there who have been there every year since 1998.