Buzzards Bay BassAckwards Race Recap

The Winning Crew. All photos courtesy of BassAckwards Race.

Sailors in the 14th Annual BassAckwards Race held out of Kingman Yacht Center in Cataumet, Massachusetts, enjoyed excellent conditions and a lot of fun as they raced from Red Brook Harbor to Cleveland Ledge Light and back.

Winning boat crosses line 2.

The race had a field of 48 boats, 44 of which finished. The first 9 boats to finish crossed the line within 5 minutes of each other, making for an exciting finish. On 2 occasions, 4 boats crossed the line within 24 seconds of one another.


  • First Place: Eric Wagner, Dark N’ Stormy
  • Second Place: Craig Speck, Vigor
  • Third Place: Fred Trezise, Freya
  • Leaders Round the light.

    Fourth Place: Alan Fougere, Avatar

  • Last Place: Jon Hobill, Architeuthis

The new Fatty Knees “Size Doesn’t Matter” Award went to Joint Venture as the first boat under 30′ to finish the race!

A complete list of final results:

BassAckwards Race Results

The BassAckwards community came through big time for charity this year. Thanks to your silent auction bids, voluntary application contributions and purchases of raffle tickets, we will make donations totaling $1,735 to Bourne Community Boating and the Buzzards Bay Coalition.

Race to the finish.
The trophies await presentation to winners.

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