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Boston Whaler rendezvous set for Maine show

Organizers of the 13th annual Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show are inviting Boston Whaler owners to Rockland for a rendezvous.

Organizers of the 13th annual Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show are inviting Boston Whaler owners to Rockland for a rendezvous during the Aug. 14-16 event.

The rendezvous is sponsored by Port Harbor Marine and USHarbors. Owners who exhibit their boat — new or vintage, spiffy or well-loved — at the annual show will receive four weekend passes and a one-year subscription to Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors magazine.

“Boston Whalers aren’t just boats,” show promoter and owner of a classic 1972 Whaler John Hanson said in a statement. “They are iconic New England boats. They represent Maine, and boating, and fun on the water. They are a part of our families. This will be a huge, fun gathering.”

The event will include the first Whaler Tales party, a pig roast and a music fest on Saturday evening with vegetarian options available, as well as local beers crafted by Rock Harbor Brewery and live jazz and funk. Party tickets are $25 a person.

During the show owners can swap tips and stories, see new Whalers on display, learn about the history of these iconic craft, show off their own boats and learn from restoration experts about how to keep them spiffy.

Awards will be handed out in a fleet of categories: Best Original Whaler; Best Restored Whaler; Most Bedraggled (but Beloved) Whaler; and the coveted “Best in Pod” award for all-around Whaler excellence.

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