Its racing time
The 2017 Stonington Lobster Boat Races on July 9 turned the harbor into a high speed race course.
Brent Oliver’s Jarsulan 4 hits a high wake, placing second in the Deer Isle-Stonington Exhibition race and third in the Diesel Class N.
Andy Gove raced Uncle’s UFO to a first-place finish in its class at the Stonington Lobster Boat Races on July 9.
Watching from the water
Spectator boats lined up to watch the races.
Under 24 feet fast
Skiffs and work boats under 24 feet began the day’s racing.
Wooden boat winner
Resolute, captained by Ryan Larabee, won in the over 36-foot Wooden Boat Race.
Keith Dunham’s Lady Alyssa pulls ahead to win the Diesel Class B race, with crew Heather Oliver throwing the victory sign.
Baren Yurchick’s Kimberly Alison crosses the finish line in the Diesel Class M race.
Johnathan Jones’ Jaylin Lucas placed third out of three heats in the Deer Isle-Stonington Exhibition race.
Fastest boat on the Island
Jeff Eaton celebrates his win in the Deer Isle-Stonington Exhibition race, in La Bella Vita, on the fish pier.