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Michael Chamness (Wings and WavesT) Blackburn Challenge Photos

Hey Joey. Gloucester photographer, Michael Chamness (Wings and WavesT) just uploaded some amazing photos from the Blackburn Challenge. Check these out! If you like them, please share them with GMG followers. These are raw, unedited photos showing the ‘true grit’ … Continue reading

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Blackburn Challenge 1991 From Fred Bodin

This may have been the Seine Boat with hibachi and keg.. Notice there are two extra passengers. The one in the bow is the bartender, and the one in front of the cox is the grill chef. Rowing is always … Continue reading

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Chickity Check It! Trash Paddler’s account of The 2013 Blackburn Challenge

Sunday, July 21, 2013 A Sizzling Blackburn Challenge 2013 The sun had just climbed above the horizon (at left) as I paddled down the Annisquam River to Gloucester High School where rowers and paddlers would register for this year’s Blackburn … Continue reading

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Blackburn Challenge 2013

Rick and I went out the Annisquam to watch the beginning of the race. Very cool, the boats not the weather. Hope all stay well hydrated. A fun race to watch.

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2013 GMG Blackburn Challenge Live Blog

Follow Our Boy Paul Morrison on his journey around Cape Ann aboard kayak via his cool Rubber duck tracker (works great on smartphones too) For The Paul Morrison rubber duck tracker Click Here Send in any photos from the race … Continue reading

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Blackburn Challenge 1987: 2013 is tomorrow

Fred Bodin posts: The Blackburn Challenge, 1987. The cox of the Seine Boat Nina blows the war horn for power strokes. This heavy boat is filled with one ton of pure muscle and brawn. Notice the bow wake, and the … Continue reading

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Blackburn Challenge Tomorrow! Saturday!

Park in front of Gloucester High School at 7AM tomorrow and go out back and check out these boats! High Tech SUP paddleboards, tandem canoes, sliding multi rowing boats, fixed multirowing boats, Banks Dory, Workboats, fixed and sliding doubles and … Continue reading

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Blackburn Challenge this Saturday July 20, 2013

Watch hundreds of human powered watercraft start at Gloucester High School, down the Annisquam River then continue all the way around Cape Ann finishing into a 15 knot headwind before turning at the Dogbar Breakwater  then on to the Greasy … Continue reading

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This Saturday: Blackburn Challenge

Ed “Superman” Collard decides to do the Blackburn Challenge and he crushes it in 2011. Video by Paul F. Frontiero Jr.

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Cape Ann Rowing Club Blackburn Challenge this Saturday!!!

How did this sneak up on Rubber Duck? Timer says 4 days left to train! Time to get serious and kick the chipmunk family out of the scuppers and get paddling. Back by popular demand, the Rubber Duck Tracker (click). … Continue reading

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We Used To Brew Before Cape Ann Brewery

We used to brew in the kitchen before we discovered the Cape Ann Brewing Company. Then we found out that it was so much easier to just load up a set of six empty growlers (a growler is a half … Continue reading

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Good Morning Gloucester Podcast April 17,2013

Podcast Host Joey Ciaramitaro and guest Paul Morrison Taped April 17th, 2013 Click to listen- Earth Day The Word “Broad” Revisiting The Good Harbor Beach Repair Timetable Predictions Rubber Duck Race Craig Kimberley’s Bikini Speedo Dodgeball Movie Premiere At the … Continue reading

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Blackburn Challenge Registration Opens Today!

Donna Lind has sent the email. The 27th running of the Cape Ann Rowing Club Blackburn Challenge Registration is now open. Click here for Registration and Race info. The Rubber Duck signed up today for her 4th paddle all the … Continue reading

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200 Days until the Blackburn Challenge

The timer is set. You’re sitting there on your butt thinking of a New Year’s Resolution today. How about joining the Cape Ann Rowing Club Blackburn Challenge in a paddle around the island on July 23rd? That butt a little too … Continue reading

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2012 Blackburn Challenge Photos From David Cox

2012 Blackburn Challenge Photos From David Cox VIEW SLIDE SHOW DOWNLOAD ALL

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2012 Blackburn Challenge Slide Show From Len Burgess

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Blackburn Challenge Wrap-Up

Couldn’t ask for better weather. Cloudy and not too hot, wind really of no consequence. I’ll cover the race from most crazy to least crazy, just the highlights. The full spreadsheet of race results go to Cape Ann Rowing Club … Continue reading

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