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Lobster Boat Races


Multiple Locations, Maine
Phone: (207) 348-2375

          

Jun 17 thru Aug 20, 2017. Annual Lobster Boat Races, the Kentucky Derby of the trapping set according to the New York Times. Race dates & places in 2017 are: Boothbay Harbor (June 17); Rockland (June 18); Bass Harbor (June 25); Mosabec Reach near Jonesport (July 1); Stonington (July 9); Friendship (July 23), Winter Harbor (August 12); Pemaquid Harbor/Merritt Brackett (August 13), Long Island (August 19) and the MS Regatta Harborfest in Portland (August 20). Sign-up starts at 8 a.m., races begin at 10 a.m., weather and sea conditions permitting. For more info, see the Title link above or Facebook. Event #301 |   Report Update   |   Submit An Event   |   Shop Amazon


Annual MS Harborfest Weekend

Maine State Pier
Portland, Maine 04101
Phone: (800) 526-8890

          

Aug 18 thru Aug 20, 2017. MS Harborfest is a three-day festival of sailboats, tugboats, and the famed Maine lobster boat races combined with a shoreside benefit auction celebrating the glory of the Portland waterfront. Founded in 1982, it has grown into an array of pleasure boats and working boats all under the banner of MS Harborfest. Join the fleet of sailboat captains, lobster boat racers, tugboat crews, and auction attendees this year. See the Title link above for a schedule of events. Event #1194   Map + Directions   |   Report Update   |   Submit An Event   |   Shop Amazon


Lobster Boat Races - Long Island


Long Island, Maine
Phone: (207) 963-7272

          

Aug 19, 2017. Annual Lobster Boat Races, the Kentucky Derby of the trapping set according to the New York Times. Race dates & places in 2017 are: Boothbay Harbor (June 17); Rockland (June 18); Bass Harbor (June 25); Mosabec Reach near Jonesport (July 1); Stonington (July 9); Friendship (July 23), Winter Harbor (August 12); Pemaquid Harbor/Merritt Brackett (August 13), Long Island (August 19) and the MS Regatta Harborfest in Portland (August 20). Sign-up starts at 8 a.m., races begin at 10 a.m., weather and sea conditions permitting. For more info, see the Title link above or Facebook. Event #15138   Map + Directions   |   Report Update   |   Submit An Event   |   Shop Amazon


MS Lobster Boat Races - Fort Allen Park

Fort Allen Park
Portland, Maine
Phone: (207) 223-8846

          

Aug 20, 2017. These races are best viewed from Fort Allen Park/the Eastern Promenade (including the walk-way below) and occur during the MS Regatta Harborfest in Portland. For more info, see the Title link above or Facebook. Event #15140   Map + Directions   |   Report Update   |   Submit An Event   |   Shop Amazon


Annual Fort Kent International Muskie Fishing Derby

416 W. Main Street
Fort Kent, Maine 04743
Phone: (207) 834-3507

          

Aug 12 thru Aug 14, 2016. The Town of Fort Kent, Maine together with the Fort Kent International Muskie Derby Committee is pleased to announce the Annual Fort Kent International Muskie Fishing Derby. Muskie fishing is considered one of the greatest freshwater sports fish challenges in all of North America. The scenic St. John River has over 225 miles of prime habitat for Muskie fishing. This beautiful natural environment has been proven to be an unlimited resource for this sport-fishing event. Join us and discover just how much fun fishing can be when you do it together. No activity can bond a family together quite like fishing. It's a great way for families to have fun, create new memories and spend a weekend together. The derby begins at 9 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 12 and the scales will be open until 5 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 14. Event #3965 |   Report Update   |   Submit An Event   |   Shop Amazon


Annual West Grand Lake Race - Shaw Street Boat Launch

Shaw Street
Grand Lake Stream, Maine 04668
Phone: (207) 796-2100

          

Aug 14, 2016. DLLT's annual West Grand Lake Race. All non-motorized water craft are welcome to participate in recreational and competitive distances of 4 miles, 6 miles, and 12 miles. The shorter kids race is family friendly and a big hit no matter how old the the child. All paddlers receive a t-shirt and a cookout lunch after the race, presented by Grand Lake Lodge. Tickets $25/adults or $15/12 and under. Early Bird rate (deadline Aug. 5) are $20 and $10. All racers must complete a waiver on race day. For more info please contact cbrown@downeastlakes.org. This year's race will be on Sunday, Aug. 14, the day after the Annual Baxter Outdoors Trail Run, The Downeast Lakes 5-Miler. Bring your running shoes on Saturday and your boat and paddle on Sunday and make it a weekend of racing fun in Grand Lake Stream. Registration for the West Grand Lake Race will begin at 9:15 a.m. on race day, Aug. 14. Event #13454 |   Report Update   |   Submit An Event   |   Shop Amazon


Annual Shipyard Cup - Regatta Cancelled in 2016


Boothbay Harbor, Maine 04538
Phone: (207) 633-4194

          

Aug 26 thru Aug 28, 2016. Note: Regatta cancelled in 2016. The Annual Shipyard Cup means big boat racing! The Shipyard Cup is an invitational rally set in the Corinthian spirit. The regatta is open to yachts over 70 feet (21 meters) L.O.A. unless allowed to enter by arbitrary decision of the Race Committee. For more info see the organization's Facebook page. Event #632 |   Report Update   |   Submit An Event   |   Shop Amazon


Sturdivant Island Tuna Tournament - Spring Point Marina

11 Spring Point Drive
South Portland, Maine 04106
Phone: (207) 229-5157

          

Aug 02 thru Aug 05, 2017. Annual Sturdivant Island Tuna Tournament at Spring Point Marina in South Portland is Maine and New England's premier cash prize big-game fishing event. See the Title link above for more info. Event #4272 |   Report Update   |   Submit An Event   |   Shop Amazon


Lobster Boat Races - Winter Harbor


Winter Harbor, Maine
Phone: (207) 963-7272

          

Aug 12, 2017. These races are best viewed via boat. The races form part of a wider Downeast Maine Lobster Festival held in the town that day. The festival itself is well worth a visit and includes a pancake breakfast, parade and lobster dinner. For more info see the Title link above or Facebook. Event #15137 |   Report Update   |   Submit An Event   |   Shop Amazon


Lobster Boat Races - Colonial Pemaquid Park

Colonial Pemaquid Drive
New Harbor, Maine
Phone: (207) 677-2432

          

Aug 13, 2017. These races are best viewed from the top of the tower at Colonial Pemaquid. For more info see the Title link above or Facebook. Event #15139 |   Report Update   |   Submit An Event   |   Shop Amazon