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The Coast Guard Patrol Commander Monitors Channel 16 During The Raft Race.

PORTLAND RIVERSIDE MARINA'S 8TH ANNUAL CONNECTICUT RIVER CATFISH TOURNAMENT
 

The 34th annual Raft Race

from Gildersleeve Island to Portland Riverside Marina, scheduled for July 26, 2008, was called off because of heavy rain and severe flooding.

Despite the weather, participants enjoyed Friday's grilling contest and camping out at Portland Riverside Marina.

 

The 33rd annual Raft Race

was held August 4, 2007 @ 10:00
Start: Gildersleeve Island
Finish: Portland Riverside Marina


Photo from The Great Connecticut River Raft Race


The Connecticut River Raft Race Inc. is a nonprofit organization and donates a portion of the race proceeds to various Connecticut children's charities.

The Connecticut River Raft Race is the oldest and largest self-supporting, charitable raft race in the United States.

*** 4th Annual ***
Kayak & Canoe Class

 

Here are some links to news stories on the 2007 Connecticut River Raft Race:

River Raft Race Remains Afloat

Kids set To Make Splash In River Raft Race

Little Willie Proves Up To Task In Raft Race

 

Race winners and special awards:

2007 Connecticut River Raft Race Results

 

Pictures from the 2007 race:

Race pictures #1
Race Picturess #2
Race Pictures #3

T -Shirts:

Contact David Malboeuf at crazydave757@hotmail.com, and he'll be sure to get you a shirt. Shirts are $15 this year, and there are also lots of vintage shirts for $5
(special 5 for $20.)


Cardinal red shirt, front


Cardinal red shirt, back


Stone blue shirt, front


Stone blue shirt, back

Connecticut River Raft Race Links
& Other Links Of Interest
:

 

  • http://www.ctriverraftrace.org/
    Webmaster: David R. Malboeuf

  • Pictures And Descriptions Of Rafts
    Webmaster: Nick Schade

     

  • csr/raft rule booklet/4-99
    Rules of The Road

  • The Connecticut River

     

  • Butternut Farm (links page)
    Innkeeper: Don Reid

  • COAST GUARD (dept. of transportation)
    USA MARINE EVENTS
    (TXT & PDF files)
  •  

  • WORLD BOOK online
    Accurate Authoritative Up To Date

  •  

  • http://www.capedory.org
    Cape Dory Sailboat Owners Association, Inc.


  • Soundings online
    Boating Newspaper

  • Points East
    Gulf of Maine Cruising Magazine

  • Tow Boat U.S.
    Boat Towing - Battery Jump Starts - Fuel Delivery - Soft Ungroundings - Prop Disentangling
  •  


  • Good Old Boat (magazine)
    Older - Sailboats
  •  


  • OUTBOARD EXCHANGE, LLC
    USED OUTBOADS PARTS
  •  

  • Bone Yard Boats
    BOATS FOR SALE! "some free" power/sail






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