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Searsport Lobster Boat Races – Searsport, ME

If necessity is the mother of invention, then boredom might just be its crazy father. Lobster boat racing on the coast of Maine can be traced back to the early 1900s. When asking around to find out just WHY lobster boat racing came to be, the answer I got each and every time was simply, [...]

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Searsport Lobster Boat Races Preview

When: Saturday July 14th, 2012 What: Searsport Lobster Boat Races Where: Searsport Harbor, Searsport, ME Why: A uniquely Maine event, commercial (and some non-commercial) lobster boats compete in drag-style races in 12 cities up and down the Maine coast during the summer months. We’ll be taking in the racing action in the town of Searsport, ME, which at [...]

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