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Antique & Classic Boat Rendezvous Mystic Seaport Museum
July 27, 2019 - July 28, 2019
The annual Antique & Classic Boat Rendezvous will be held at Mystic Seaport Museum on July 27 and 28th, 2019. Every year some of the most outstanding boats in the country converge at Mystic Seaport for the Antique & Classic Boat Rendezvous. The annual event showcases high-quality antique vessels, including cruisers, sailboats, and runabouts. An award competition recognizes excellence in restoration, authenticity, and workmanship. Approximately 50 classic vessels dressed and in pristine condition will create a colorful gathering along the museum’s waterfront.
Sunday at 12:00 p.m. the classic vessels depart Mystic Seaport to take part in a jubilant, three-mile parade down the historic Mystic River. Each boat will be announced on the shore at Mystic River Park as it passes through the iconic bascule bridge. The spectacular boats and their costumed crews will make their way down river to Fishers Island Sound in what has become a highlight of the Mystic summer season.
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