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Blessing of the Fleet
Southport Waterfront
Southport, NC 28461

(910) 253-4410

March 17, 2019  The tradition of blessing the fleet was started by the Cape Fear Yacht Club in 1995. Any and all watercraft are invited to take part in this event. The procession begins at 2 PM at the City Pier. Launched by a cannon shot from Thor, the events begins with the tossing of a bread anchor into the water. Each boat will approach the blessing boat and will be given a flower to signify a safe year.

 

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