If you are looking for fun this summer out near the water, this is for you! Watch the fastest boats race on the Maine Coast!

Dreaming of warmer days outside? I think we all are, especially when one yearly Maine tradition returns for another year.

What says summer is coming more than the 2023 Lobster Boat Races schedule? People from all around the state follow The Maine Lobster Boat Race Association up and down the coast. These races always draw a crowd, and the captains prove to grow bigger and bigger raft-ups every year. The yearly circuit starts in Boothbay and ends in Portland.

Come be a part of one of the most unique and entertaining events in the state of Maine! Lobster boats go bow-to-bow for points, cash, and prizes in these exciting and highly competitive yearly races.

All Races sign up between 8-9 am, races start at 10 am except for Long Island with a signup time between 10-11 am and races start at 12pm. Not all races allow shoreside spectators, check the Fans of Maine Lobster Boat Racing Facebook page for more information.

Here is the complete 2023 Maine Lobster Boat Races Schedule:

17th (Saturday)–Boothbay Harbor
18th (Sunday)–Rockland Harbor
25th (Sunday)–Bass Harbor Pier

1st (Saturday)–Jonesport-Beals (Moosabec Reach)
9th (Sunday)–Stonington
23rd (Sunday)–Friendship
30th (Sunday)–Harpswell

12th (Saturday)–Winter Harbor
13th (Sunday)–Merritt Brackett (Pemaquid)
19th (Saturday)-Long Island
20th (Sunday)–MS Harborfest (Portland)

14th (Saturday)–Awards Banquet, Robinson’s Wharf & Tugs Pub, Southport

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