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68 Bayview Street
Camden, 04843 United States
207.236.7033

Located at the entrance to Camden’s inner harbor on the western side of Penobscot Bay, Camden Yacht Club (CYC) is a vibrant, family oriented club which has served the boating community since 1906. CYC operates seasonally from May through October and is a well-known destination for down east cruisers.

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July 2018

Meet and Greet Cocktails

July 14, 2018
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Sunset Seminar: Susan St John—To Sail Beyond the Sunset

July 18, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Yacht Club, 68 Bayview Street
Camden, 04843 United States
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Beginning in 1973, Susan St. John was a sea instructor for 30 years with the Outward Bound School, which was then based on Hurricane Island. She taught teens, women over 30, families, executives, and Vietnam Veterans on land, but 90% of the time in the pulling boats. Susan will show slides and speak about experiential education, including her experiences at Outward Bound and creating the book To Sail Beyond the Sunset, which contains stories and photographs from 100 people associated…

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CAYSP Midsummer Party

July 19, 2018
Camden Yacht Club, 68 Bayview Street
Camden, 04843 United States
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Camden Invitational

July 21, 2018 - July 22, 2018
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Camden, 04843 United States
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CAYSP Fundraiser at Flatbread

July 24, 2018
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Sunset Seminar: Charles Nethersole, World Class Skipper, Recounts Capsize of 57′ Atlantic Cat

July 25, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Yacht Club, 68 Bayview Street
Camden, 04843 United States
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Charles Nethersole, a professional captain, will give an account of what happened one fateful night in November, 2016 aboard Leopard, a 57-foot Chris White design Atlantic Catamaran. The Leopard capsized 400 miles north of the Dominican Republic due to a random weather event. The cause of the capsize has been debated by meteorologists, suggesting that a volatile tornado waterspout or a microburst was to blame. The captain and crew had been sailing proficiently prior to the capsize and did all…

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Camden Classics Cup

July 26, 2018 - July 28, 2018
Camden Yacht Club, 68 Bayview Street
Camden, 04843 United States
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CAYSP/Camden Classic Small Boat Race

July 27, 2018
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PHRF #3

July 28, 2018
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PHRF #4

July 29, 2018
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August 2018

Sunset Seminar: Sea Shanties & Poetry Readings with Bennett Konesni & Kristen Lindquist

August 1, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Yacht Club, 68 Bayview Street
Camden, 04843 United States
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The Camden Yacht Club is delighted to host two world-class artists, both with local connections, for an evening of music and poetry. Bennett Konesni, who grew up on Islesboro and in Appleton and who currently lives in Belfast, Maine and Shelter Island, New York, will share songs from the 1900s recordings of Searsport native Joanna Colcord’s collection of sea shanties. He will lead a lively discussion of the successes and challenges he’s encountered during his efforts to revive these songs…

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Sunset Seminar: Alison Langley—NY40 Marilee: Restoration of a Herreshoff Classic

August 2, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Yacht Club, 68 Bayview Street
Camden, 04843 United States
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NOTE: This seminar is being held on a Thursday (all others are on Wednesdays) and takes place post-Castine Classic Regatta and pre-Camden Classic Regatta, in which hundreds of classic wooden yachts participate (many of which will be in Camden Harbor). Marilee will be dockside at the Camden Yacht Club. This 40-minute documentary follows the story of Marilee’s meticulous and unique restoration by French & Webb in Belfast, Maine, as well as Marilee’s ambitious and successful racing program throughout New England.…

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Camden Wooden Boat Breakfast and Feeder Race

August 3, 2018
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KOS or PHRF Make Up Race

August 4, 2018
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Commodore’s Brunch

August 5, 2018
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Sunset Seminar: The Benefits and Brilliance of Traditional Open Boats and Their Relevance in Modern Times

August 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Arista Holden, captain and longtime seamanship instructor for programs such as Outward Bound, the National Outdoor Leadership School, Atlantic Challenge, and the Wooden Boat School, will present on her recent 800-mile round trip voyage to the Norwegian Arctic in an open boat. She will also talk about her work as Head Trainer for the team representing the USA in the Atlantic Challenge International. Arista is a Lincolnville native and got her start in sailing Penobscot Bay out of the Rockport Boat…

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CAYSP Sailing Program Ends/Awards and Picnic

August 10, 2018
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Long Cruise: Bay of Fundy

August 10, 2018 - August 21, 2018
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Sunset Seminar: Nordic Aquafarms, with Erik Heim, CEO

August 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Yacht Club, 68 Bayview Street
Camden, 04843 United States
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Nordic Aquafarms is planning on building one of the world’s largest inland salmon aquaculture facilities in Belfast, Maine. Aiming for a 2019 start date, they predict producing more 
than 60 million pounds of salmon a year and potentially creating 140 jobs in the $400,000,000 facility. Erik Heim, CEO of Nordic Aquafarms, will deliver information and answer questions about the project. He explains that the land-based tanks set them apart from other systems that raise fish in pens in oceans. This…

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Meet and Greet Cocktails

August 19, 2018
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Sunset Seminar: Protecting Nature in Maine’s Coastal Waters

August 22, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Lisa Pohlmann, the executive director of the Natural Resources Council of Maine, will discuss current challenges facing Maine’s ocean waters as they relate to policy debates in Maine, and how the Natural Resources Council of Maine is addressing them. NRCM is Maine’s leading environmental advocacy organization, with more than 20,000 members and supporters in Maine and beyond. Started by Maine people in 1959, NRCM is based in Augusta and is actively engaged in policy making and works statewide to protect…

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Solo Challenge

August 25, 2018
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Annual Meeting

August 25, 2018
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Farewell to Summer Dinner Dance

August 25, 2018
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September 2018

Luncheon Service Ends

September 1, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Private Event

September 7, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Private Event

September 8, 2018
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Warren Island Picnic

September 9, 2018
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Private Event

September 14, 2018
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Private Event

September 21, 2018
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Private Event

September 22, 2018
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September 29, 2018
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October 2018

Haul Out Dinner

October 6, 2018
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May 2019

Launch Service Begins

May 18, 2019
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Floats In Chicken Barbecue

May 25, 2019
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June 2019

Private Event

June 1, 2019
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Private Event

June 8, 2019
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Camden Summer Series #1

June 15, 2019
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Private Event

June 15, 2019
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Camden Summer Series #2

June 16, 2019
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Luncheon Service Begins

June 17, 2019
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Ladies Cocktail Party

June 20, 2019
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Short Cruise (“System Check” and Kickoff Dinner

June 21, 2019 - June 23, 2019
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Sunset Seminar / Circumnavigating the Americas on Novara / Steve Brown

June 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Yacht Club, 68 Bayview Street
Camden, 04843 United States
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Award-winning adventure sailor Steve Brown departed Camden in the summer of 2014, sailed around North America via the Northwest Passage and Antarctica, climbed a few mountains along the way, and returned 5 years later to Camden in early June. He will speak at the Camden Yacht Club on June 21 at a special Friday version of the club’s popular “Sunset Seminars.” Steve’s sailboat, Novara, is uniquely equipped for such a rugged passage: she is a 60-foot aluminum-hulled yacht built in…

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Welcome Summer Cocktails

June 22, 2019
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CAYSP Sailing Begins

June 24, 2019
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New Member Orientation Hors D’Oeuvres

June 25, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Lexi Doudera Saltwater Classroom

June 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
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Paper Cup Regatta and Barbecue

June 29, 2019
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Camden Summer Series #3

June 30, 2019
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July 2019

CAYSP Boat Parade

July 4, 2019
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King of Spain #1

July 6, 2019
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King of Spain #2

July 7, 2019
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Sailing Heals

July 8, 2019
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Sunset Seminar / Insights and Inspiration: Four Decades Painting Maine / Barbara Ernst Prey

July 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Yacht Club, 68 Bayview Street
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One of our country’s most acclaimed contemporary artists, Barbara Ernst Prey, will give a talk on insights and inspiration highlighting her four decades of painting Maine. New York–based but long-time summer resident, Barbara has a deep connection to the islands of Maine. Her family were the first settlers of Vinalhaven and North Haven, as well as the midcoast and other Maine islands, and it is these islands and the structures that she is drawn to.

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Short Cruise “Close to Home”

July 12, 2019 - July 14, 2019
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Meet & Greet Cocktails

July 14, 2019
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CAYSP Fundraiser at Flatbread

July 16, 2019
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CAYSP Hosts Regional Junior Olympics

July 17, 2019 - July 18, 2019
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Camden Invitational

July 20, 2019 - July 21, 2019
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Sunset Seminar / A Passage to Antigua and Cruising the Windward Islands / Bob Osborn

July 23, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Have you been dreaming about cruising the Caribbean? Bob Osborn, Board Member of the Salty Dawg Sailing Association, will talk about the Salty Dawg Fall Rally to the Caribbean and Antigua as a starting point for cruising the islands from there to the Grenadines to the south. The Salty Dawg Fall Rally is the largest organized flotilla of cruisers leaving the East Coast for the Caribbean. Some say that the “Real Caribbean begins in Antigua” and the farther south you…

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Sunset Seminar / Designing a Spirit of Tradition Sailing Yacht / Bob Stephens

July 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Ever wonder where some of the fastest, most beautiful sailing yachts on Penobscot Bay come from? To learn the answer come to a presentation at the Camden Yacht Club on July 24 at 7:00 p.m. by Bob Stephens, one of the foremost designers of classic yachts. Bob is co-owner of Stephens Waring Yacht Design in Belfast, Maine, a custom naval architecture and engineering firm whose sailing and motor yachts elegantly blend the heritage and traditions of classic designs with the…

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CAYSP Mid-Summer Dance

July 25, 2019
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Camden Classics Cup

July 25, 2019 - July 27, 2019
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Camden Summer Series #4

July 28, 2019
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Sunset Seminar / Impacts of Warming of the Gulf of Maine / Richard Wahle

July 31, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Come and hear about the future of lobstering and the Gulf of Maine from the foremost expert on July 31st at the Camden Yacht Club. Richard Wahle is the director of the University of Maine’s Lobster Institute and a research professor in the School of Marine Sciences. He is based at UMaine’s coastal laboratory, the Darling Marine Center, where he teaches and conducts his research. He received his PhD in zoology in 1990 at UMaine. After postdocs at Brown University…

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August 2019

Camden WoodenBoat Feeder Race & Breakfast

August 2, 2019
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Private Event

August 3, 2019
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Sunset Seminar / Follow the Water / Mark Van Baalen

August 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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To date, Earth is the only known planet with intelligent life, occasioned by a remarkable coincidence: we have a planet at just the right distance from its parent star, provided with abundant water that remains the backbone of life as we know it. Aside from these cosmic benefits, water also floats our boats, rains on our crops (and sometimes our picnics), creates some of the most beautiful images in nature, and provides countless other blessings that we tend to take…

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CAYSP Awards Night

August 9, 2019
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CAYSP Close Up

August 10, 2019
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Commodores’ Brunch

August 11, 2019
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Long Cruise

August 14, 2019 - August 23, 2019
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Sunset Seminar / From Shark Bites to Repairing Human Hearts—A Maine Tale / Dr. Kevin Strange

August 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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For decades, scientists have been defeated in their attempts to find a treatment that reverses the life-threatening damage caused by heart attacks. Now, thanks to scientific research taking place in Bar Harbor, Maine, that may all be changing. To find out how, come to the Camden Yacht Club on Wednesday August 14th at 7 PM to hear from Dr. Kevin Strange, CEO and Co-Founder of Bar Harbor-based Novo Biosciences. Dr. Strange will explain how a tale of shark bites at…

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Private Event

August 16, 2019
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August 16, 2019
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Sunset Seminar / Crossing the Atlantic in Snow Star / Tom Kiley and Ry Hills

August 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Camden Yacht Club members,Tom Kiley and Ry Hills, will give a slide presentation of their memorable voyage on their 37 foot wooden sailboat, Snow Star. The trip included two transatlantic crossings, cruising in the Azores, Madeira, and the Canary Islands in the summer of 2017. In the fall of 2017, the couple were joined by two more crew members and sailed west from the Canary Islands to Antigua, a passage of 3200 miles in 25 days. They spent the winter…

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CYC Annual Meeting

August 24, 2019
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Farewell to Summer Dinner

August 24, 2019
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Solo Challenge

August 25, 2019
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Luncheon Service Ends

August 31, 2019
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September 2019

(Tentative) Long Cruise #2

September 6, 2019 - September 15, 2019
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Private Event

September 7, 2019
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Warren Island Picnic

September 8, 2019
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Private Event

September 21, 2019
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Private Event

September 28, 2019
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October 2019

Haul Out Dinner

October 5, 2019
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Private Event

October 12, 2019
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May 2020

Launch Service Begins

May 23
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Private Event

May 28
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June 2020

Camden Summer Series #1

June 13
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Camden Summer Series #2

June 14
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CAYSP Sailing Begins

June 22
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Camden Summer Series #3

June 27
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Camden Summer Series #4

June 28
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July 2020

King of Spain #1

July 11
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King of Spain #2

July 12
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J-Boat Gathering

July 23
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(24–30 people)

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Camden Classic Cup

July 23 - July 25
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Camden Wooden Boat Feeder Race

July 31
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