Opening Day 2013

Carver Cruisers were represented for the first time since 2003 by Commodore Colleen at the Seattle Opening Day Commissioning Ceremony. The day was filled with pagentry and tradition with the Commodore Breakfast, Flag Ceremony, Windermere Cup Crew Races and Boat Parade.


The Seattle Yacht Club


The Parade of Commodores.  Commodore Colleen during the Flag Ceremony.


Carver Cruisers Burgee - fifth from right.


Colleen and Chris aboard MV Caper.


Seattle Yacht Club boats.


Dragon boats race.


Crew boats race.


The crew boats return to Lake Washington after the races.


The Canadian Sailing Vessel HMCS Oriole is the lead boat of the parade.


The UW Husky Band


The Midnight Sun from Vancouver BC


A bubble boat.


Steam powered boats.


A steam powered paddle wheel boat.


The WSU Cougar Yacht Club fleet.


TYEE Yacht Club


Hawaiian Shirt Boat


A Boat Car or Car Boat


The Seattle Fireboat marks the end of the parade.


The Des Moines Yacht Club hosted the 2013 South Sound Opening Day. Commodore Colleen continued the Carver Cruiser tradition of attending and participating in the Des Moines activities. It was a fun day with bagpipers, Flag Ceremony, jazz music, roast pig, and dancing to live music.

The Rainier High School Jazz Band


Past Commodore’s Harold and Audrey Isaacson


Visiting Commodores from around Puget Sound.


Carver Cruisers burgee curled up on far right.


Harold and Audrey check out the South King County Fireboat.


Colleen aboard the Fireboat.


Past Commodore Sissi Longthorpe


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