One participant was nearly a half hour ahead of the next cluster of fellow endurance sport enthusiasts. AT this point in the race the paddleboarders were hunched over but still going strong. Are the dories the most difficult to row?
Participants pass sailboats and working boats, fans and friends motoring nearby, and of course safety-police escort boats there monitoring the route
Just waiting for the last of the snow to melt, for some a coat of paint, and then summer!!
Autumn mornings are my favorite time to row. Here are a few pics of who else was out in the Harbor with us.
The Blackburn Challenge is the east coast’s premier open-water human-powered boat competition. This 20 mile challenge sends rowers, kayakers and canoeist around Cape Ann Massachusetts. This year will be held on July, 18 2009. Start getting in shape now for this great race.