Discover Newport and the Newport Maritime Alliance announced today the winners of this year’s inaugural Harbor Lights Newport event which took place Friday, September 20th and Saturday, September 21st from dusk until 10 p.m. both nights.

Awards are as follows:

Best Decorated Marina

Newport Yacht Club

Best Decorated Waterfront Business

First Place: The Landing and The Lobster Bar

Second Place: Bowen’s Wharf

Third Place: Newport Harbor Hotel

Best Decorated Boat on a Mooring

First Place: Brilliant Deduction (Owner Philip Slocum)

Second Place: Gallop (Owners Dennis and Yvonne Ferreira)

Third Place: Tir Na Nog (Owner Kevin Callahan)

Best Decorated Boat Winners: Newport Yacht Club

First Pace: Compass Rose (Owner William Varr)

Second Place: Howie (Owner Betsy Green)

Third Place: Shanty III (Owner Michael Paruta)

Best Decorated Boat Winners: Bowen’s Wharf Marina 

First Pace: Lady Gigi (Owner William Cannon)

Second Place: Sightsailing of Newport (Owner John Hirschler)

Third Place: Gansett (Owner Jeff O’Brien)

Best Decorated Boat Winners: Oldport Marine 

First Place: Amazing Grace (Owner Mike Muessel)

Second Place: Tidal Wave (Owner Adam Walsh)

Third Place: Leo (Owner Lauren Walsh)

“We are grateful to those who rolled up their sleeves to participate this year and who showed their spirit. With their help and enthusiasm, we illustrated what an extraordinary treasure Newport Harbor is and how this event can continue to grow,” said Evan Smith, President and CEO of Discover Newport in press release. “I offer my thanks and congratulations to all of the winners.”

Photos provided by Discover Newport

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