The most coveted prize in the Marina del Rey Holiday Boat Parade is the Sweepstakes prize, given to the overall winner of the parade contest. Here are winners of previous boat parade sweepstakes:

2004 – Alan Blunt, California Yacht Club Jrs., 50-foot sailboat, Cheyenne

2003 – Women’s Sailing Association, 46-foot sailboat, Noteworthy

2002 – Women’s Sailing Association, 46-foot sailboat, Noteworthy

2001 – Diane Weissburg, 58-foot powerboat, Fantasy 1

2000 – Peter Ellis, 30-foot sailboat, Windsong

1999 – Santa Monica Windjammer’s Yacht Club, 43-ft catamaran,

Terra Incognita

1998 – Lawrence and Karen Brody, 14-foot runabout, Fins

1997 – Women’s Sailing Association, 46-foot sailboat, Noteworthy

1996 – Santa Monica Yacht Club, 30-foot sailboat, Gypsy

1995 – Greg and Laura Lewis, 41-foot sailboat, Windfall

1994 – Robert Huckaby, 50-foot powerboat, Khaki Moon

1993 – Marina del Rey Anglers, 34-foot powerboat, Fortuna

1992 – Pacific Mariners Yacht Club, 50-foot sailboat, Lulin

1991 – Pacific Mariners Yacht Club, 50-foot sailboat, Lulin

1990 – Pacific Mariners Yacht Club, 50-foot sailboat, Lulin

1989 – Pacific Mariners Yacht Club, 60-foot powerboat, Splendor

1988 – Sid Olshefski, 36-foot sailboat, Paradise

1987 – Fisher, 47-foot sailboat, Double Coupon

1986 – Del Rey Yacht Club, 40-foot powerboat, My Way

1985 – Academy Sailing Club, 39-foot sailboat, Easy Rider

1984 – Redondo Beach Power Squadron, 40-foot powerboat, G Wiz

1983 – Santa Monica Yacht Club, 47-foot sailboat, Lady Godiver

1982 – Santa Monica Yacht Club, 48-foot sailboat, Valkyrie

1981 – Del Rey Yacht Club, 40-foot powerboat, My Way

1980 – Marina Harbor Department, 60-foot powerboat, Buoy Tender

1979 – Boy Scouts of America, 46-foot powerboat, Par III

1978 – Santa Monica Yacht Club, 29-foot sailboat, Bagatelle

1977 – Santa Monica Yacht Club, 42-foot powerboat, Sundance

1976 – Santa Monica Yacht Club, 32-foot powerboat, F.C. Maranty

1975 – Paul Mangone, 18-foot powerboat, Rose E. Lee

1974 – Gary Walls, 30-foot sailboat, Early Light

1972 – Robert Stone, 38-foot powerboat, Gamefisher

1971 – Arthur Ledger, 43-foot powerboat, Our Chateau

1970 – Rex S. Oxford, 45-foot sailboat, Liebchen

1969 – Rex S. Oxford, 45-foot sailboat, Liebchen

1968 – Mark Weil, powerboat, Scruiser

1967 – Bill Bragg, 45-foot sailboat, Tres Leis

1966 – Sea Scouts, powerboat, Lady B

1965 – Irv Fisher, 43-foot sailboat, Little Eve III

1964 – Steven Bragg, 45-foot sailboat, Tres Leis

1963 – Elizabeth Floyd, 85-foot sailboat, Pez Espada IV

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