It's fun, addicting, and rewarding!

  • Free to join, no membership fee
  • Be part of a select group of boaters who participate in a great 60 year Portland tradition
  • You’ll learn maneuvers such as the curtsey, cartwheel, circle, circle within a circle, figure 8, ribbon candy, and the candy cane swirl (aka “the spiral of death”)
  • Entertain your family and friends, start a new Christmas holiday tradition
  • Improve your boating skills with dozens of experienced boat captains – Make new friends, great camaraderie
  • Belong to a non-profit that gives back to the community you love
  • Receive advice and assistance on display making
  • Flexible schedule, you choose your parade nights

  • Dinner provided on Camas & St. Helens nights, Beaches and Spaghetti Factory, Portland Spirit Cruise
  • Free or reduced rate moorage (Riverplace, Columbia Crossings, Salpare Bay) during parade season
  • Free or reduced rate electricity during parade season
  • Fuel discounts (Columbia Crossings, CRYC, Tyee, St. Helens, Rocky Point) during parade season
  • Reduced rate for repairs and haul outs during parade season

Sign up now by clicking on the "Join Us > Sign up" menu!

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