Miss Boat Show, Melanie Derr with the runners-up of the Miss Boat Show 1982 beauty pageant. The runner up to Melanie's right wears a black swimsuit with spaghetti straps that meet in the middle of the bodice and form a "V" up to the shoulders. Melanie, in the center, wears a square-neckline swimsuit with raspberry, white, violet, white alternating stripes outlining the neckline and straps and then a raspberry bodice, a tiara, earrings, and a small one-gem necklace. The runner up to her left wears a black swimsuit with red piping on the right side of the v-neck and green piping over the right side of the bodice, earrings, and a small one-gem necklace.
A close-up photograph of Miss Boat Show 1982, Melanie Derr, wears a tiara, earrings, a necklace of one gem, a square-neckline swimsuit of four alternating stripes outlining the neckline and then a solid bodice. She holds a bouquet that is mostly out of the photograph. She smiles directly at the photographer. The show was held at the Kansas City Trade Mart in the downtown airport, Kansas City, Missouri.