Lobster Boats Rock Maine Harbor Races

Photo/MS Harborfest
Photo/MS Harborfest

PressHerald.com: More than 50 lobster boats competed in the MS Harborfest Lobster Boat Races on Sunday (August 18, 2013), racing around Maine’s Portland Harbor from Portland Yacht Services to raise money for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

The modified boats can reach speeds of up to 80 mph. The race was one of the highlights of the three-day festival, which included a benefit auction, a regatta and a tugboat muster.

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