World's Largest Tugboat Race at Seattle Maritime Festival

(Press Release)
Thursday, May 10, 2012

The largest tugboat race in the world, the 27th Annual U.S. Oil & Refining Seattle Tugboat Race Championships, runs from noon to 3 p.m on Saturday May 12th 2012. 

 

More than 30 boats will participate in the races, which start at the Grain Terminal, Pier 86, and end at Pier 66.  Go here for a full race schedule. www.seattlepropellerclub.org/maritimefestival.html

 

Teams from various maritime businesses will compete from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Pacific Maritime Magazine Quick & Dirty Boatbuilding Competition at Pier 66. The teams have just $50 to build a finished craft and win a race later in the day.  Judging on the boats is at 3 p.m., with the race at 4 p.m.

 

Other Family Fun Day events include a survival suit contest in Elliott Bay, a competitive chowder cook-off, harbor tours and special activities for children.
Admission is free to all events.


The Vigor Seattle Maritime Festival is operated by the Seattle Propeller Club and sponsored by Vigor Industrial, a maritime construction company with 2,000 employees in the Northwest, including Vigor Shipyards in Seattle



 

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