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Our September tugboat race draws an enthusiastic crowd to Manhattan's Pier 84.

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25th Annual Great North River Tugboat Race & Competition
2017 Review

For all the results, click here

McAllister tug and the W. O. Decker in pushing contest. Copyright 2017 by Gordon Cooper.

Mitch Waxman photo of Capt. Brian A. McAllister from the tugboat race.

Click here to see all 2017 tugrace photos from Mitch Waxman.

Phyllis Featherstone photo of the W. O. Decker crew in the line-toss contest.

Click here to see all 2017 tugrace photos from Phyllis Featherstone.

Congratulations to Abigail S. winner of framed print of Schooner Pioneer at Sunset by seaport artist Naima Rauam.








25th Annual Great North River Tugboat
Race Results

Div. A – First Place
Capt. Brian A. McAllister
McAllister Tugs
Time: 3:42

Div. A – Second Place
Atlantic Enterprise
Donjon Marine
Time: 4:07

Div. A – Third Place
Mary Alice
Donjon Marine
Time: 4:25

Div. A – Finished
Buchanan Marine LP
Time: 4:41

Div. B – First Place
CH Phoenix LLC
Time: 4:10

Div. B – Second Place
Mister T
Buchanan Marine LP
Time: 4:22

Div. B – Third Place
Robert Burton
Norfolk Tug Co
Time: 4:25

Div. B – Finished
James William
Norfolk Tug Co
Time: 4:26

Div. B – Finished
Buchanan Marine LP
Time: 4:56

Div. C – First Place
Nathan G.
NYS Marine Highway Transportation
Time: 3:58

Div. C – Second Place
Susan Miller
Miller’s Launch
Time: 4:27

Div. C – Third Place
Catherine C. Miller
Miller’s Launch
Time: 4:52

Div. C – Finished
W. O. Decker
South Street Seaport Museum
Time: 6:15

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