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The 6th Annual Gloucester Harbor Race, (aka the Chip Norton Memorial Harbor Race), Saturday, Sept. 20.

The 6th Annual Gloucester Harbor Race, (aka the Chip Norton Memorial Harbor Race), hosted by the Gloucester Gig Rowers, will start and end at Niles Beach in East Gloucester Saturday, Sept. 20.  Spectators can watch pilot gig boats, whaleboats, dories, and other traditional rowing craft compete in a 3-mile course in Gloucester Harbor. Rowers and boats come from all along the Northeast Coast to compete. Race starts at 9:30 a.m.

Photo shows crew preparing to row.

RowingPic-FromMartha

Fourth Annual Gloucester Harbor Race Coverage and Results

Rick Isaacs writes-

On Sunday, Sept. 15 the Gloucester Gig Rowers hosted our Fourth Annual Gloucester Harbor Race http://www.gloucestergigrowers.com/harbor_race , starting at Niles Beach.  Despite threatening weather at the start, it turned out to be a glorious, exciting day for all!

Cliff McCarthy forwards the results-

Non-traditional Gigs Mixed:

"Selkie" Belfast, Maine 1st place

"Real McCoy" New Bedford 2cnd place

Traditional Gigs Mixed:

"Gannet" Gloucester 1st place

"Annie B" Gloucester 2cnd place

"Siren Song" Gloucester 3rd place

"Saquish" Plymouth disqualified
Women’s Gigs:

"Real McCoy" New Bedford, 1st place

"Annie B" Gloucester 2cnd place.

Banks Dory, single

Mick Cote New Jersey 1st place
Banks Dory, double

Geoff Thomas and John Lucido 1st place Gloucester


Cliff McCarthy submits-

Hi Joey,

Attached are some photos I took at the 4th annual Gloucester Harbor Race, last Sat. September 15, 2012 Hosted by the Gloucester Gig Rowers.

The results-

Non-traditional Gigs Mixed:

"Selkie" Belfast, Maine 1st place

"Real McCoy" New Bedford 2cnd place

Traditional Gigs Mixed:

"Gannet" Gloucester 1st place

"Annie B" Gloucester 2cnd place

"Siren Song" Gloucester 3rd place

"Saquish" Plymouth disqualified

Women’s Gigs:

"Real McCoy" New Bedford, 1st place

"Annie B" Gloucester 2cnd place.

Banks Dory, single

Mick Cote New Jersey 1st place
Banks Dory, double

Geoff Thomas and John Lucido 1st place Gloucester