Casco Bay Gaffers Race



The Second Annual Casco Bay Gaffers Race will be held June 25th 2018 from Portland, Maine to Bailey Island, Maine. All Gaff Rigged boats are welcome. Registration is Free. Commercial and Recreational vessels welcome. A Party will be hosted that evening by Cooks Lobster and Ale House on Bailey Island, Maine.


The race is from Portland, Maine to Bailey Island, Maine with no set course except for a start line and a finish line. ASA’s own Peter Thompson with Schooner BLACKBIRD won the first race June 26th 2017.


This race is on the Monday rain or shine between Tall Ships America's Portland SchoonerFest and Friends of Boothbay Harbor Windjammer Days Parade of Sail.


ASA Members Perry Davis and Bethany McNelly-Davis are organizing this event. If you are interested in registering a vessel, sailing on a boat, joining the party, helping with the event, or have any questions please contact them at or call or text (207) 841-9125.