Frosty the Snowman takes control of a pleasure craft during a casual sail past of Stirling Arm on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020. Boaters decorated their vessels and launched at Sproat Lake to give people on shore a bit of holiday cheer. (SONJA DRINKWATER/ Alberni Valley News)

Frosty the Snowman takes control of a pleasure craft during a casual sail past of Stirling Arm on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020. Boaters decorated their vessels and launched at Sproat Lake to give people on shore a bit of holiday cheer. (SONJA DRINKWATER/ Alberni Valley News)

Boaters hold sailpast at Sproat Lake

Approximately a dozen boaters launched their pleasure craft at Sproat Lake

Sproat Lake residents were treated to a casual sailpast of decorated boats on Saturday, Dec. 12.

Approximately a dozen boaters launched their pleasure craft at the Sproat Lake Watersports Association dock or from their own docks and toured around Stirling Arm, to the delight of people watching from their properties.

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One of Santa’s helpers gets set to ‘deliver’ a tree full of gifts to people participating in a casual sail past of Stirling Arm on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020. (SONJA DRINKWATER/ Alberni Valley News)

One of Santa’s helpers gets set to ‘deliver’ a tree full of gifts to people participating in a casual sail past of Stirling Arm on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020. (SONJA DRINKWATER/ Alberni Valley News)