Beaufort Water Festival

Beaufort Water Festival

Blessing The Fleet is one Beaufort Water Fest tradition that has changed a lot over the years

When the Beaufort Water Festival's Blessing The Fleet event started 62 years ago it was primarily to bless the shrimp boats and to introduce the new commodore. Many local shrimp boats participated. Take a look at how the event has changed over the years.

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Blessing The Fleet is one Beaufort Water Fest tradition that has changed a lot over the years

When the Beaufort Water Festival's Blessing The Fleet event started 62 years ago it was primarily to bless the shrimp boats and to introduce the new commodore. Many local shrimp boats participated. Take a look at how the event has changed over the years.
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Blessing The Fleet is one Beaufort Water Fest tradition that has changed a lot over the years 0:45

Blessing The Fleet is one Beaufort Water Fest tradition that has changed a lot over the years

Struggles of a pastor during the Beaufort Water Fest Blessing of the Fleet 0:33

Struggles of a pastor during the Beaufort Water Fest Blessing of the Fleet

Beaufort Water Fest Commodore comments on how this year's festival has gone 0:19

Beaufort Water Fest Commodore comments on how this year's festival has gone

Stacy Canaday is the 63rd Beaufort Water Fest Commodore, making her and her husband the first couple to be given the honor 1:05

Stacy Canaday is the 63rd Beaufort Water Fest Commodore, making her and her husband the first couple to be given the honor