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The 1998 North Carolina Holiday Flotilla

At Wrightsville Beach, Saturday, November 28

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With a grand finale over Banks Channel by Zambelli fireworks, the 1998 Holiday Flotilla took place on Saturday,   November 28th. Over 50 decorated yachts paraded down the Intercoastal Waterway drawing participants and spectators from throughout the state and region. Festivities included a day long festival in the Wrightsville Beach Municipal Part, as well as numerous parties and celebrations. This event has been constantly voted as "one of the top 20 events in the Southeast" by the Southeast Tourism Society. Judging took place at the host hotel, the Blockade Runner Beach Resort, where there was a sponser/boat captain party on Friday night. Several celebrities, including John Boy and Billy rode on yachts in the Flotilla.

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pelicanb.jpg (2545 bytes)Thumbnail photos of the Holiday Flotilla with fireworks, November 28, 1998

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