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Our annual Tug o' War (6 photos)

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.
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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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