Event Brings Unique, Antique Boats To Maine Town

Updated 5 months ago

BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine (AP) — The Boothbay Harbor One Design Boat Race and Annual Antique Boat Parade will take place in this coastal Maine town on June 22 and 24.

The One Design Boat Race is scheduled for June 22 at 1 p.m. between the Boothbay Harbor Shipyard and the Tumbler Island buoy. The race features Boothbay Harbor Twenty-Foot Class boats, which are unique to the area.

The Antique Boat Parade is scheduled for June 24 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. and will include more than 20 antique boats that are each at least 25 years old. Organizers say Whale Park and the decks of the town’s waterfront restaurants are good places to view the parade.

Both events are part of the 2014 Windjammer Days festival that lasts from June 22 to 28.


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