Watch the fastest boats race on the Maine Coast!

If you are looking for fun this summer out near the water, this is for you!

Dreaming of warmer days outside? I think we all are, especially when one yearly Maine tradition returns for another year. Well, here we are at the beginning of March, and the new sheduele is here!

What says summer is coming more than the 2024 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 2024 Maine Lobster Boat Races Schedule:

2024 Maine Lobster Boat Races Schedule

15 Saturday– Boothbay Harbor
16 Sunday– Rockland Harbor
23 Sunday– Bass Harbor Pier

4 Thursday– Jonesport-Beals (Moosabec Reach)
14 Sunday– Stonington
21 Sunday– Friendship
28 Sunday– Harpswell

10 Saturday– Winter Harbor
11 Sunday– Merritt Brackett
17 Saturday– Long Island
18 Sunday– Portland

19 Saturday– Awards Banquet

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Gallery Credit: Arlen Jameson

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