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Mr. Pickles Wacky Sailing Race & BBQ

JUNE 21 5-9PM @ Community Boating Center, 1641 Padanaram Ave., New Bedford

The Business Buzz is joining forces with Community Boating Center to organize this fun summer event. All proceeds go to the Charles A.R.Pickles Memorial Fund, helping local kids to get sailing lessons, scholarships, and opportunities to become teachers and future leaders.


(1) Enter a team in the sailing race!

  • No experience necessary
  • All boats accompanied by instructor
  • Short lesson followed by wacky race in Clark Cove
  • All teams get a banner at the event and at a Memorial Cruise the following weekend
  • $150 per boat/ up to 4 people per boat
  • Must register online by June 16th

(2) Join the party:

  • BBQ party on the cove
  • Beer from Buzzards Bay Brewery
  • Watch the race
  • Option for kayaking, etc.
  • $5 suggested donation for food and drink

Our Goal for the Mr.Pickles “Adult” Wacky Race is to offer an opportunity for new and returning adult sailors to participate in a fun and safe sailing experience. We aim to use this event to unite people and foster a deep appreciation for the sea, strengthening our community and conservation efforts.