54th annual sloop homecoming sails through Rockland
Rockland — The Friendship Sloop Society held its 54th annual homecoming events beginning July 12.
The sloops started with a race in Southwest Harbor then held a rendezvous in Pulpit Harbor before cruising into Rockland Harbor July 16.
Races were held daily July 17-19 off the Rockland Breakwater, and a parade was held July 19.
The sloops will depart Rockland for their respective homeports Sunday, July 20.
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