Crowley tug wins Seattle Maritime Festival tugboat race, raises money for children center

Crowley's "The Hunter" takes home its Fifteenth First-Place Win at Seattle Maritime Festival Crowley's tugboat Hunter - officially the fastest tugboat on the West Coast - won the Seattle Maritime Festival tugboat races again this past Saturday, giving it its fifteenth first-place victory. This year's race, however, was unique because Crowley auctioned off a ride for four … [Read more...]

Crowley to Auction a Ride for Four Aboard the Tug ‘Hunter’

Who wants a tug boat ride? Bids are now being accepted on eBay for a chance to win a ride for four aboard Crowley's winningest tugboat, Hunter, as it races against the field in Seattle Maritime Festival's annual tugboat race on Saturday, May 14. All proceeds from the auction, which will be open from Wednesday, April 27, through Friday, May 6, will benefit the … [Read more...]

Ship Photo of The Week – NYC Tugboat Race

Click image for high resolution This weeks ship photo comes to us from the 18th annual running of the Great North River Tugboat Race & Competition held at Pier 84 in New York City this weekend.  Shown here is the tug parade just prior to race on September 5, 2010. Fifteen to 20 tugboats participated in the event on the Hudson River Sunday morning, as they competed to be … [Read more...]

2008 NYC Tugboat Race – Photo’s and Video

As we reported last week, this past weekend was the 16th Annual Great North River Tugboat Race & Competition organized by the Working Harbor Committee, and once again it failed to disappoint.  The competition went on without a hitch with a total of 29 participating.  Looks like it was a beautiful summer day on the Hudson seems like a good time was had all … [Read more...]

16th Annual New York Tugboat Race

Photo by snapshot/Terrie We have just received some more information from the Working Harbor Committee on this weekends 16th Annual New York Tugboat Race and sounds like it is really shaping up to be a great event with lot's of fun things to watch.  We did post an entry on the competition last week, but just to reiterate on what it is in case you missed it I have provided … [Read more...]