Watch the Races

In 2021 year there will be a total of 31 races — ranging from non-working boats, to Novi Boats, the fastest lobster boat, and lots in between.

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register to compete

With cash and gear prizes — not to mention bragging rights all year long — you won't want to miss taking part in this year's races!

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get your race gear - coming soon!

Your 2021 Harpswell Lobster Boat Races Gear will be available for purchase soon!

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Our 2018 comeback is still going strong...because there's nothing more uniquely Maine than a day at the Harpswell Lobster Boat Races!

For nearly 30 years, the Harpswell Lobster Boat Races have attracted fishermen, boat builders, and race fans alike due to the venue’s extreme beauty and fun, family atmosphere.

A shortage of volunteer support forced Harpswell to put the races on hiatus for a few years...until the Summer of 2018!!

Mark your calendar for July 25, 2021 (Rain Date Aug 1) because the townspeople of Harpswell, Maine have come together once again to join Maine’s summer lobster boat racing circuit.

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Thank You 2019/2020 Race Sponsors