Gangplank Marina looked like a winter wonderland on December 5th for the 24th Annual Parade of Lights festival. Over 20,000 people attended The Wharf to view the in-slip decorated boats as well as the parade. Read more about the event here: http://www.wharfdc.com/press-media/the-wharf-announces-parade-of-lights-winners/ The Gangplank Marina in-slip winners: Best In-Slip – Kathy Heet, “Yellow Rose” 1st Place – Kelly Simon & Tashia McCarty, “Shannon’s Steal” 2nd Place – Joe Henderson, “Blue Skies”… Read More »Parade of Lights In-Slip Winners
This month’s “Peggie” winner is: Gary BlumenthalCongratulations and thanks for being a good neighbor, Gary! Nominations Kathy Heet – Always feeding everybody.Kathy Heet – 1) Tireless good cheer 2) Mysterious gifts and food showing up on all our bows 3) All the thankless work of GPSA this year.Kathy Heet – KH is always very generous. Among other things, she always offers me medicine when I’m sick and brings me free salsa all the time. If… Read More »November 2015 Peg Leg Award Results
Gorgeous orange #throwback sunset from 2012 Whether you’re enjoying dinner on the water or with your favorite landlubbers on terra firma, we hope you’re having a great time. We are so incredibly thankful for our liveaboard community. Thanks for being a part of it!
Many Gankplankers attended the POWYC/CYC Annual Chili Cookoff. GPSA President Kathy Heet and board member Jason Kopp won 1st place (judge’s choice) with their chorizo chili and new Gangplank D-dockers Elizabeth and Patrick won 1st place (people’s choice) with their amazing chili.
The Peg Leg Award (AKA “Peggie”) was created in 2012 to recognize deeds that form the foundation of our community. The award is given in recognition of being a good neighbor. Why a peg leg? Because we live on boats! And because we think that a good neighbor often provides support beyond what we are capable of doing alone. The Peggie highlights the strong sense of community that makes living… Read More »Return of the “Peggie”
GPSA Parade of Lights Decorating Party on December 3rd! https://www.facebook.com/events/525085337656434/ GPSA is hosting a decorating party during Happy Hour on Thursday, December 3rd. This isn’t to take away from HH, but to encourage participants to stop over. The goal is to get as many boats decorated as possible for the 2015 Parade of Lights on December 5th. We will be providing pizza, mulled wine, music, and good company. So, if… Read More »GPSA Parade of Lights Decorating Party
You may have noticed a few camera crews walking around during the Boat-Home Tour. One of them was The Atlantic and they put together a short documentary of our wonderful community. Watch it here: http://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/415470/how-to-afford-waterfront-property-buy-a-houseboat
Save the date! Parade of Lights (Parade of Lighted Boats) will be on December 5th, 2015. Register your vessel here: http://dcboatparade.eventbrite.com. Let’s go all out this year. Slipholders are highly encouraged to decorate and assistance can be provided upon request. Show DC how Gangplank does the holidays! *GPSA is hosting a decorating day on December 3rd starting at 5pm. We will provide pizza and drinks. For anyone needing help decorating… Read More »Parade of Lights 2015