Watch the Races

This 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

Your 2019 Harpswell Lobster Boat Races Gear is available now!

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There is 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 this Summer!!

Mark your calendar for July 28, 2019 (Rain Date Aug 4) because the townspeople of Harpswell, Maine have come together to rejoin Maine’s summer lobster boat racing circuit.

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Thank You 2019 Race Sponsors