Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Ville de Paris

We'd like to Thank our Sponsors who make it possible for us to put on this Parade each year.

First up...

Jennifer Carver and the Custom House Crew.
Sponsoring the Honorable Virtual Boat, Ville de Paris

Here are the facts of the vessel:

Ville de Paris  Vessel Notes:

Namesake--   Paris
Commissioned—1764
Length—177 ft
Beam—48 ft
Draught—22 ft
Propulsion—Sail
Armament—104 guns
Armour—Timber

Large 3-decker French ship-of-the-line that proudly served as the flagship of the Comte de Grasse
as he sailed in nearby waters, most notably during the Battle of the Capes, which led directly to
the British Surrender of Yorktown, October 1781.

Meet crew representatives at the Custom House, 410 Main Street, Historic Yorktown, to see
the memorabilia of Comte de Grasse and his military associates Lafayette and Washington.

Friday, October 18, 2019

Calling all Boaters

If you aren't afraid of cruising in cooler temperatures, if you are adventurous and like to have fun, If you are crafty and need an outlet, or just need an excuse to take the boat out in December, Get a crew together and join us by participating in the 23rd Annual Yorktown Lighted Boat Parade.

YLBP Boat Registration 2019.pdf



Feel free to reach out with any questions,

2019 YLBP Committee

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Get Excited!

Pics from previous years, courtesy of Rick Hopson (photographer).

Whether you're bringing family down to the beach to watch the parade or participating in it, it's time to start getting excited for this annual event!

Feel free to comment or contact us with any questions.  The committee is working hard to put all the pieces together for this years Event.









Saturday, September 21, 2019

Save The Date. YLBP 2019 Is December 7.

The YLBP committee is already gathering Sponsors and Advertisers for this years event.  We've changed the format a bit to make things a little easier and save you some money.  See the new Info page below and feel free to contact us with any questions.  We look forward to making this year's parade an event to remember.  If you would like to be notified by email on up to date info for this year's event, click to the right and join our email list.


2019 adsponsor page.docx


Ville de Paris

We'd like to Thank our Sponsors who make it possible for us to put on this Parade each year. First up... Jennifer Carver and the Cu...