What says summer is coming more than the 2023 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. 

2023 Maine Lobster Boat Races Schedule


17 (Saturday) – Boothbay Harbor 
18 (Sunday) – Rockland Harbor 
25 (Sunday) – Bass Harbor Pier 


1 (Saturday) – Jonesport-Beals (Moosabec Reach) 
9 (Sunday) – Stonington 
23 (Sunday) – Friendship 
30 (Sunday) – Harpswell 


12 (Saturday) – Winter Harbor 
13 (Sunday) – Merritt Brackett (Pemaquid) 
19 (Saturday)- Long Island 
20 (Sunday) – MS Harborfest (Portland) 


14 (Saturday) – Awards Banquet, Robinson’s Wharf & Tugs Pub, Southport

*Schedule is subject to change. For updated information, visit: Fans of Maine Lobster Boat Racing Facebook Page 


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Carli is a Content Specialist for National Fisherman. She comes from a fourth-generation fishing family off the coast of Maine. Her background consists of growing her own business within the marine community. She resides on one of the islands off the coast of Maine while also supporting the lobster community she grew up in.

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