Cambridge Classic Powerboat Regatta
100th annual Cambridge Classic Powerboat Regatta
Cambridge Power Boat Regatta Association
July 22, 2010 - July 25, 2010
This is the oldest active race in the country. More than 150 race teams will come from all over the United States and Canada to converge upon Dorchester County in what will be a truly historical event.
Check out the thrills 'n spills on the Choptank River at the special 100th anniversary of this American Powerboat Association-sanctioned world class of inboard hydroplane and flat-bottom boats race. The action will happen at Great Marsh Park in Cambridge, near Somerset Avenue and Hambrooks Boulevard. Free admission to watch the races! Food and Drinks will be available.
Thursday: organized testing 10am-5pm
Friday: Elimination heats 10am-5pm
Saturday: Elimination heats 10am-5pm
Sunday: Finals noon until 4pm
The pit area will be open for you to look around at the boats and talk with the race teams. The races will be broadcasted live on MTS's ESPN 1240 AM station.
The Cambridge Classic has been an integral part of city and county heritage for many years. The Cambridge Power Boat Regatta Association takes great pride in its contribution to continuing this tradition.
Make a weekend out of it with special events planned for race spectators and racers, including:
Eastern Shore Crab Feast: Thursday, July 22. 6-9pm. At Governor's Hall at Sailwinds Park — on the banks of the Choptank River — 200 Byrn Street in Cambridge. $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Children under 12: $5. Cash bar. Buy tickets at the Richardson Maritime Museum, Dorchester Chamber of Commerce, Dorchester Star, or Dorchester County Visitor Center. Info: 410.221.1871 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Battle of Britain Concert: Friday, July 23, 3-11pm on the banks of the Choptank River. The ultimate face-off between the world's two greatest rock 'n roll bands of all time - the Stones and the Beatles. That's the tribute band Beatlemania Again vs. Shattered. At Sailwinds, 200 Byrn Street in Cambridge. Tickets are $45 (preferred seating) and $35 (general admission) in advance; tickets purchased the day of the festival will carry a $5 per ticket surcharge. Info: www.WeGottaRegatta.com
'Rock the Block' Block Party: Saturday, July 24, 5-10pm in downtown Cambridge (400 block of Race Street). Live music, great food, sidewalk sales.
Event Website : http://www.cpbra.com
Cambridge boat race information sourced from http://www.tourdorchester.org/event.php?eventid=261