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Our annual Tug o' War (6 photos)

Sunday, June 29, 2014   by: Donna Hopper

Since 1982, tugboats from across the region and the United States have gathered on the the St. Marys River for the annual Great Tugboat Race.

As a not-for-profit organization, The Great Tugboat Race raises money to support children with disabilities in the the Twin Saults as vessels race in a variety of categories.

2014 race results:

Hobby Tug

1st - Last Straw
2nd - Sedona
3rd - Iron Maiden

Gator Class

1st - Whitney III
2nd - WD McCosh
3rd - The Mikayla

0-200 hp

1st - Queensville
2nd - Samara
3rd - Scottish Thistle

200-500 hp

1st - Avery Bay
2nd - JD Graham
3rd - The Decelles

Fish Tugs

1st - Lynama
2nd - The Tourney

Grudge Match 1

1st - Queensville
2nd - Scottish Thistle
3rd - Samara

Grudge Match 2

1st - The Regan
2nd - JD Graham
3rd - The Decelles

The weekend of everything tugboats also included charity pancake breakfasts served aboard the Breakfast Barge Nostalgia moored at the Roberta Bondar Marina and the kick-off Parade of Tugs.

For more information about the Great Tugboat Race or to make a donation, please click here

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