June 25, 2013

Festival celebrates Maine's windjammer fleet

The Associated Press

BOOTHBAY HARBOR — Maine's historic windjammer fleet and rich maritime heritage are being celebrated with the kickoff of the 51st annual Windjammer Days festival.

The two-day festival gets under way Tuesday in Boothbay Harbor. It wraps up Wednesday night with a fireworks show over the harbor.

A total of 11 windjammers will be under sail in the harbor for the windjammer parade on Wednesday.

Besides the windjammers, the festival features an antique boat parade, a street parade, concerts, arts and crafts, boat excursions, food and more.

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