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8th Annual Wicked Whaleboat Challenge

May 6 @ 9:00 am

The Wicked Whaleboat Challenge is a whaleboat rowing race that not only tests the speed of the crew but also tests their skills. The course accentuates the maneuverability of whaleboats and incorporates various skills that will challenge the coordination of the boat steerer and the crew.

The course is a timed event, with each boat staggering its start, so there will only be two boats on the course at any time.

After the row, vote for your favorite chili in the Wickedest Best Chili competition.


Pope’s Island Marina
102 Popes Island
New Bedford, MA United States
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