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By Joe Hoffman

whilst 3 buddies accumulated at Baxter's Boathouse in 1972 to debate their Memorial Day weekend plans over a couple of beers, none of them may have suspected that they have been at the verge of constructing one of many prestigious crusing occasions at the Atlantic coast. The Figawi Race started as a problem between a bunch of boating lovers who desired to see who might race their boat to Nantucket first. After the 1st race, during which Bob "Red" Luby beat out brothers Bob and Joe Horan, it was once determined by way of Bob Horan that it's going to develop into an annual occasion. In 1973, there have been 15 boats, and the Figawi Race used to be off and working. The race advanced right into a three-day occasion entire with a brand new England clambake. Figawi Race: Hyannis to Nantucket stocks photos and tales of a race that for over forty years has endured to convey associates and sailors together.

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