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Casco Bay Gaffers Race 2020

Casco Bay Gaffers Race 2020

Jun 22, 2020
10:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Portland and Casco Bay and Harpswell, MAINE

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The Casco Bay Gaffers Race is a sail boat race from Portland, Maine to Bailey Island, Maine with all of Casco Bay inbetween. CBGR is open to all gaff rigged boats. Some boats are passenger boats some are personal boats of all sizes.
Gaff rig: is a sailing rig (configuration of sails, mast and stays) in which the sail is four-cornered, fore-and-aft rigged, controlled at its peak and, usually, its entire head by a spar (pole) called the gaff. Because of the size and shape of the sail, a gaff rig will have running backstays rather than permanent backstays.
Schooner ALERT is organizing and joining in a great race.
Race start 11:00am from Portland Harbor.
Party at Cook's Lobster and Ale House on Bailey Island at 5:00pm.
Register your gaff rigged vessel for free or get information on the boats raceing from Bethany at (207) 841-9125 or email