Special Flotilla Tribute To Queen Elizabeth II
Posted by karenl on September 24, 2022, 3:49 pm
"The RNLI’s flotilla will be four miles long, sailing from Chelsea Bridge to Tower Bridge. Over 150 vessels are participating in Reflections and will be lit in white lights to honour Queen Elizabeth II, the RNLI’s longest-serving patron. The world’s longest public artwork, Illuminated River, will also be involved; several artworks along the river will be lit in silver and gold in honour of The Platinum Jubilee.
Although the flotilla was originally planned to be a later celebration of the Jubilee, it fittingly celebrates the monarch’s life and the new King’s accession.
The flotilla will be led by a new lifeboat, Duke of Edinburgh, that celebrates the life and service of Prince Philip."
The barge built for the Queen's 2012 Jubilee will also sail in today's tribute.