Gloucester Teams Compete in Seine Boat Race

The seine boat was a common method used long ago by the fisherman to haul in fish that were captured in their floating nets/ Photo from stpetersfiesta.org
The seine boat was a common method used long ago by the fisherman to haul in fish that were captured in their floating nets/ Photo from stpetersfiesta.org

The opening night of St. Peter’s Fiesta in Gloucester, Massachusetts, saw a trio of close, thrilling contests in the men’s Seine Boat Elimination Race, according to an article on GloucesterTimes.com.

Six teams competed on Wednesday night (June 24, 2015) with three moving on to compete in the qualifying race on Saturday.

Read about the Seine Boat Races in Gloucester, Massachusetts.