Wayfarer Marine and Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding present the 2013 Penobscot Bay Rendezvous Aug. 15-18.

A new band slated for Thursday night at Lyman-Morse. Girls, Guns and Glory will set the tone for the evening. For food, Josh Gamage and Maine Coast Catering have lined up an all-Food Truck evening and fireworks will cap off the night.

Ted Smith and his race committee are in charge of the sailboat fleet and will put together three days of great competitive and fun racing. PBR is open to the serious racer, weekend warriors and novice racers. Smith assigns everyone to the appropriate class, guaranteeing good competition for all who enter. New this year will be an award for the most improved sailor.

Steve Bunnell has taken on the mantle of Powerboat Guide for the weekend. He has courses lined up for the powerboat fleet exploring Penobscot Bay. The signature powerboat event is the Photo Pursuit. Each day a list of subjects are handed out to the powerboat skippers. During the course of the day the groups photograph the subjects on the list. Each night the photos are downloaded and shown at the evening’s festivities. Prizes are awarded to the top three photographers at Sunday’s Awards ceremony. For more details go to penobscotbayrendezvous.com/page/2013-powerboat-information-and-schedule.

Friday night’s post race Crew Party and Yellow Jersey Presentation will be held at Wayfarer Marine from 5 to 7 p.m. During the post race celebrations, yellow jerseys are handed out to the top finishing skippers of each class. Those skippers (or someone on their crew) must wear the jersey during the followings day’s competition. A la the Tour de France, the jersey makes it easy to finish the previous day’s winners. Chef Andrew Ono from Linda Bean’s Perfect Maine will present appetizers. Fiore Artisan Olive Oils and Vinegars will offer a tasting station. Dark n’ Stormys, beer and wine will also be served.

Saturday night surf and turf buffet and dance party is the crescendo of the weekend’s festivities at Wayfarer Marine. Goshawk, from Stephens Waring Yacht Design, will compete in the regatta and will be dockside during Saturday night’s cocktail party for guests to view. Linda Bean will provide the lobsters for the evening. The dance band Nightlife will entertain.

Sailboat racing wraps up on Sunday while the Powerboats participate in a Poker Run. A 4 p.m. Awards Ceremony will wrap up the weekend. This year Chelsea Clocks will be given to first and second place finishers and a Richard Remsen bronze medallion will be awarded to third place.

All pricing including pricing can be found at penobscotbayrendezvous.com/How-to-register

The event is sponsored by: Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding, Wayfarer Marine, Allen Insurance and Financial, Stephens Waring Yacht Design, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, East Coast Yacht Sales, Awlgrip Paint, Chelsea Clocks, Epifanes, Linda Bean’s Perfect Maine, Billy Black Photography, Bruce Schwab Energy Systems, Thomaston Place Auctions, Aurora Sails & Canvas, Camden Riverhouse, Thompson & Bowie, Jaret & Cohn Real Estate and Fiore Artisan Olive Oils and Vinegars. Media Partners: Maine Boats Homes & Harbors, Yachting Magazine, Cruising World Magazine and Points East Magazine. Weather routing provided by: Weather Routing Inc.

For more information contact: penobscotbayrendezvous.com.