The Bluefin Blowout Raised $366,050 for The Alzheimer’s Association!

$366,050. Knowing how passionate and dedicated they are…and knowing they won’t stop until there’s a cure… I guess I shouldn’t be surprised….but, yet I was. This group….this amazing and determined group….supported, celebrated, and loved by so many generous friends, sponsors, captains/crews, advertisers, and family members…. knocked it completely out of the park.

Last night, gathered at the Beauport Hotel, the Lyon-Waugh Auto Group presented a check to the Alzheimer’s Association.

With their massive efforts and unyielding generosity (both theirs and that of those who support them) they managed to raise a surreal $366,050 during this year’s Bluefin Blowout to help #endalz. That’s more than half a million in just two years alone….not to mention the six previous tournaments! I am forever, completely in awe of what they do and by the support that others give to them. Those who give gather. These people could move mountains.

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GloucesterCast 351 with Ralph DiGiorgio, Chris McCarthy, Elise Sinagra, Kim Smith and Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 8/4/19

GloucesterCast 351 with Ralph DiGiorgio, Chris McCarthy, Elise Sinagra, Kim Smith and Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 8/4/19

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Kim brought in a poisonous Cecropia Moth
Pat Dalpiaz is on the shiat list after blowing off the podcast two weeks in a row and then rubbing my nose in in her hummingbird feeder success
Elise Sinagra on assignment for Northshore Magazine
Cape Cod Lobster Sign Vs Cape Ann Lobster Sign- Thank you to www.thatcherellery.com for bringing up how Cape Ann Once Again Dominates.
Gloucester Rocks Ettiquette Facebook – Brenda Davis
Ask Ralph: W
Gloucester locals that carry their own personal coozies to bars are true professionals (you know who you are)
Sugar Mag’s For Lunch
Short and Main
Cape Ann Reads “Once Upon a Contest” Is Now At Sawyer Free Library
Tuesday Is The Coastal Waterbird Conservation Cooperators Meeting
Banner Year For Monarchs

 

Bluefin Blowout Wrap Up

I’m still “reeling” after a week’s worth of Bluefin Blowout events. You could not ask for a better collection of people to be gathered in one place for the sake of raising a ton of money for a cause near and dear to the hearts of so many….and certainly theirs. The Lyon-Waugh Auto Group and tournament founders,  Drew Hale and Rob Bouley, have gathered an incredible array of generous sponsors, volunteers, exhibitors, donors, and Captains and Crews...that also happen to rival the most fun of any guest list I challenge you to find!! With a massive amount of heart, passion, and determination they (most certainly Cidalia Schwartz and Kruti Kansara) have created an event that grows exponentially each year. It’s success can surely be measured in the amount of money raised for the Alzheimer’s Association…. at least $320,000 this year and close to $500,000 in just two years alone (not to mention the 6 previous years) ….but, also in the giant laughs, amazing memories, and gratitude that all involved feel for being a part of it. This amazing group, led by none other than Warren Waugh, inspire everyone to make a difference. I am continuously in awe of what happens when these people gather together under the tent…and I am humbled to watch them through my lens. Warren remains, to me, the epitome of “Those who give, gather” and I am thankful for the opportunity to be on the periphery of the magic as it happens.

This year’s tournament consisted of 67 boats and brought in 14 fish.

Then winning boat, with a 560 pound bluefin, was the Reel Easy.  They took home a check for $62,800, a BMW from BWM Peabody for one year, and many other prizes. Second place went to The Lady M with a 500 pound fish and 3rd place went to the Painkiller and their 432 pounder.  The Painkiller actually caught a second fish on Saturday and that one weighed in at 368 pounds.

Also on the board were the Karen Lynn, the Lady J., Gypsea, Lion’s Den, Shark Bait, the Frigate, Tonno, Fair Warning, Kelly Ann, and Tuna Taxi with fish weighing in between 410 and 186 pounds.

A record breaking amount of prize money was awarded to the winning boat…..and a record breaking amount of money was raised for the Alzheimer’s Association.

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GloucesterCast 350 with Susan Lipsett, Chris McCarthy, Kim Smith and Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 7/28/19

GloucesterCast 350 with Pat and Jimmy Dalpiaz, Chris McCarthy, Kim Smith and Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 7/28/19

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Reunion
Kim made a cake for the 350th GloucesterCast!
Bluefin Blowout Recap www.bluefinblowout.com
$62,000 raised Joey hits the 50/50
Domestic Tuna vs Tuna that gets shipped to Japan
How are there not more deaths at Wingersheek?
Greenhead
Hummingbirds At Chris’ House
If you had to give up one food for the rest of your life- Tacos Pizza Burgers Or Fries
Susan Lipsett went To the Rusty Can
The Yeti Thief Has been Discovered
Winslow Homer Exhibit at Cape Ann Museum
Free Kim’s program at Sawyer Free Library For Kids August 21st- Monarch program
Sidewalk Bazaar August 1,2 and 3rd
Video of Doe at The Beach-Link to doe video post  https://wp.me/pa6CS-2bfx
Game Changing Plover Story
The video in the Facebook Live feed below smooths out around 5 minutes 30 seconds.

 

GloucesterCast 349 with Pat and Jimmy Dalpiaz, Mark Price “Skippy From Family Ties”, Comedy Warrior Joe Kashnow , Nichole Schrafft, Susan Lipsett, Chris McCarthy and Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 7/24/19

GloucesterCast 349 with Pat and Jimmy Dalpiaz, Mark Price “Skippy From Family Ties”, Comedy Warrior Joe Kashnow , Nichole Schrafft, Susan Lipsett, Chris McCarthy and Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 7/24/19

 

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Taped At the Crow’s Nest -Thank You To Greg and Mary Ann

Chris McCarthy- If you find out you only have two weeks to live.  Streaking on a sports field.

Mark Price- Skippy From Family Ties Born in 68 what did you do for your 50th birthday?

How old were you when Family Ties was taping- Even though you played a sorta geeky character on the show how does a kid handle the women and being famous in LA when you’re young?  Did you make any mistakes?

Did you ever get married?  

Joe Kashnow Comedy Warrior Trained by Bob Saget

What is the premise behind Comedy Warriors Healing Through Humor?

Bob Saget playing douchey Bob Saget on Entourage was awesome!

Family Ties is an American sitcom that aired on NBC for seven seasons, premiering on September 22, 1982, and concluding on May 14, 1989. The series, created by Gary David Goldberg, reflected the move in the United States from the cultural liberalism of the 1960s and 1970s to the conservatism of the 1980s.[3] This culture was particularly expressed through the relationship between young Republican Alex P. Keaton (portrayed by Michael J. Fox) and his ex-hippie parents, Steven and Elyse Keaton (portrayed by Michael Gross and Meredith Baxter).

The show won multiple awards, including three consecutive Emmy Awards for Michael J. Fox as Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series.

What is a stand up comedian’s diet when you’re on the road so much?

Cigar Cruise on The Lannon Recap

COMEDY SHOW – “SKIPPY & THE COMEDY WARRIORS”

21 Main Street Gloucester, MA 01930 (978) 226-3800 • http://www.CapeAnnCinema.com 7:30PM

As any comedian will tell you, the most poignant comedy comes from pain. And no one knows this better than a service member with a life-changing injury, like combat veteran Joe Kashnow, performing this special show with host Marc Price, best known as Skippy from the classic TV hit, “Family Ties.”

A LIMITED NUMBER OF MILITARY VETERANS’ TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE FREE. EMAIL CAPEANNCINEMA@GMAIL.COM TO RESERVE.

Come on out to The Nest tomorrow for the taping, should be fun and Greg Souza makes the best Bloodies in town!

Shoutout To Minglewood Harborside for The Awesome Spicy Littlenecks

Bluefin Blowout Up To 65 Boats registered.  www.bluefinblowout.com

GloucesterCast 348 with Pat and Jimmy Dalpiaz, Heath Ellis, Michael Dekoster, Daisy Nell, Chris McCarthy and Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 7/23/19

GloucesterCast 348 with Pat and Jimmy Dalpiaz, Heath Ellis, Michael Dekoster, Daisy Nell, Chris McCarthy and Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 7/23/19

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Bluefin Blowout Coming Up! July 25-27th www.bluefinblowout.com
Kay Ellis Memorial fundraiser Kay Ellis Scholarship Fundraiser Info August 19th, 2019 Tickets here
Dockwa testimonials from Daisy Nell Chairwoman of Gloucester Schooner Festival, Captain Heath Ellis of The Thomas Lannon and Michael Dekoster Executive director of Maritime Gloucester
Schooner Festival Information and official website link- https://gloucesterschoonerfestival.net/
Daisy Nell’s new Book-Winnie at the Wheel
Magnolia Pier Fundraiser Cheers To The Pier
Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 4 PM – 9 PM
Shore Road, Gloucester, MA  01930

 

GloucesterCast 347 with Dave Hussey, Judi Van Loon, Peter Seminara, Danielle and Carlo From Yella, Susan Lipsette, Pat and Jimmy Dalpiaz, Kim Smith and Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 7/21/19

GloucesterCast 347 with Dave Hussey, Judi Van Loon, Peter Seminara, Danielle and Carlo From Yella, Susan Lipsette, Pat and Jimmy Dalpiaz, Kim Smith and Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 7/21/19

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Love my Yeti drinkware but I’m not sure if I’m losing them or if they’re getting stolen so I’m loading up on the RTIC sale here
Do you put dirty dishes in the dishwasher?
Pete Seminara Gloucester MA Shellfish Constable
Bluefin Blowout Coming Up! July 25-27th www.bluefinblowout.com
Uraed report in response to email query will be posted on the blog today. Thanks Mary Louise Downey for bringing it to our attention!

 

GloucesterCast 346 with Pat and Jimmy Dalpiaz and Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 7/17/19

GloucesterCast 346 with Pat and Jimmy Dalpiaz and Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 7/17/19

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Pat Dalpiaz’ GMG  Local Oyster Specials Chart Is Live- Let us know if we’re missing anything
Bluefin Blowout Coming Up! July 25-27th www.bluefinblowout.com
Deer Sighting

 

GloucesterCast 345 with Warren Waugh, Cidalia Schwatrz, Cast Of The 39 Steps, Chris McCarthy, Nichole Schrafft, Kim Smith, and Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 7/14/19

GloucesterCast 345 with Warren Waugh, Cidalia Schwatrz, Cast Of The 39 Steps, Chris McCarthy, Nichole Schrafft, Kim Smith, and Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 7/14/19

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Glorious Weekend
Pat Dalpiaz’ GMG  Local Oyster Specials Chart Is Live- Let us know if we’re missing anything
Bluefin Blowout Coming Up! July 25-27th www.bluefinblowout.com
39 Steps At Gloucester Stage- http://gloucesterstage.com/39steps/ 
Cast: AMANDA COLLINS, LEWIS D. WHEELER, PAUL MELENDY, GABRIEL KUTTNERWith Bob Walsh, Malachi Rosen and Heidi Dallin
Not-so-secret secret spot which we won’t reveal
Finally Got On Board The P/V Numnum (party vessel) and it was glorious
Split AC Units- Who installs AC, then layers winter pajamas and hoodies and then turns the AC down even more and runs the AC when it’s 60 degrees outside and turns on the bathroom heater while the AC is running?
Yella

 

GloucesterCast 291 With Stephanie Tashjy, Sharon Scott, Kim Smith and Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 8/5/18

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GloucesterCast 291 With Stephanie Tashjy, Sharon Scott, Kim Smith and Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 8/5/18

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Free Tickets To Cape Ann Community Cinema – Share this post on Facebook for a chance to win two free tickets to Cape Ann Community Cinema, The Cinema Listings are always stickied in the GMG Calendar at the top of the blog or you can click here to go directly to the website

Bluefin Blowout

Salt Island Salsa

BBQ Throwdown Chronicle

Mile Marker Pool

Wednesday’s On The Neck August 8th

Birthday Celebration At Duckworth’s

Blue Heron

Sidewalk Bazaar

Our Lady Of Good Voyage Carillion Bell Concerts Have Returned

Inaugural Bluefin Blowout Family 5K

Nice turnout. Check.

Exercise and Family Fun. Check.

Money raised.  Check.

Increased awareness for Alzheimers. Check.

#endalz.  Trying like hell.

The first ever Bluefin Blowout Family Fun Run and 5K took place at Gloucester’s Stagefort Park yesterday morning.  Runners and walkers rallied by the gazebo before starting out to complete the roundtrip course to Hammond Castle and back to the park. A beautiful course at that.

Adding to the excitement of the day, Becca Pizzi gave the word to kick off the run/walk as the honorary official. Becca Pizzi is a good friend to the Lyon-Waugh Auto Group and has also accomplished the unbelievable feat of running 7 marathons, on 7 continents, in 7 days for the World Marathon Challenge….twice.  Amazing!

If anyone needed a reason to put some pep in their step, the news that the event had already raised close to $60,000 certainly helped! Rockstars!

With yesterday’s successful event in the books, we are all one step closer to enjoying what many people have come to call THE weekend of the summer, the Bluefin Blowout 2018.  This year’s tournament marks year #7 and the goal is to make it the biggest and best yet.  That’s no easy goal considering the success of year’s past, but if anyone can do it it is Lyon-Waugh Auto Group and the tremendous sponsors that add to the tournament’s success each year….not to mention the captains and crews.

With that in mind, mark your calendars NOW for August 2nd-4th and plan on spending some serious time at Cape Ann’s Marina Resort

We hope to raise some big bluefin at weigh-in, raise lots of hands for bidding, raise awareness for #endalz, and raise a huge amount of money for the Alzheimer’s Association …. and maybe raise the roof with DJ Scottie Mac and other live entertainment.  Please join us!

 

 

 

Bluefin Blowout Family Fun Run and 5K

Sunday, June 10th, 8:00-12:00, will be the Inaugural Lyon-Waugh Auto Group Bluefin Blowout Family Fun 5K, benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association!

All are welcome to the Inaugural Lyon-Waugh Bluefin Blowout Family Fun 5K!

Join the fun as participants run, walk, and stroll from Stage Fort Park to Hammond Castle and back to Stage Fort Park for a 5K loop.
Enjoy the beautiful Cape Ann waterfront and fresh ocean air while having fun and raising money for the Alzheimer’s Association.

Register At This Link Today

Registration Fees:

Please note that advanced registration is at a discounted rate.  Race day registration is cash only.

Adults – $30 ($40 day of race, cash only!)

Kids- $10 ($15 day of race, cash only!)

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GloucesterCast 270 With Eric Lorden, Pat and Jimmy Dalpiaz with Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 3/28/18

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GloucesterCast 270 With Eric Lorden, Pat and Jimmy Dalpiaz with Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 3/28/18


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Free Tickets To Cape Ann Community Cinema – Share this post on Facebook for a chance to win two free tickets to Cape Ann Community Cinema, The Cinema Listings are always stickied in the GMG Calendar at the top of the blog or you can click here to go directly to the website

Feather and Wedge Easter Brunch is an absolute no-brainer

Easter Plans.  Is Easter The Holiday It Once Was?

Conversation with Eric Lorden about his new Mexican Restaurant

First Look: Eric Lorden’s Machaca In The Space Formerly Known As Katrina’s

Going on five years now our theory of there not being a spring or fall has continued to be the case.  Winter-Winter-Winter-Winter-Summer-Summer-Summer-Summer, Rinse, Repeat

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Sign-Ups for The 7th Annual Bikini Speedo Dodgeball Tournament April 28th!

SAVE THE DATE: BLUEFIN BLOWOUT 2018! Family, friends, and pets…all are welcome at #BluefinBlowout.
August 2nd-4th!

Dave Marciano’s (Potentially) 😉 New Boat

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FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS RAISED FOR THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION!

A check for fifty thousand dollars was presented to the Alzheimer’s Association by Warren Waugh of Lyon-Waugh Auto Group and Mayor Sefatia Monday evening. Held at the Beauport Hotel, the check-presenting event celebrated the donations raised from the Bluefin Blowout Tournament’s live auction, silent auction, and from a percentage of the tournament’s daily jackpot.  Cidalia Schwartz, Mayor Sefatia, and Warren Waugh

 

See Nichole Schrafft’s Bluefin Blowout posts here:

Bluefin Blowout, Final Results

This is the Bluefin Blowout. Highlights 2017

This is the Bluefin Blowout. Highlights 2017.

My video highlights of this year’s #bluefinblowout tournament. Lots of fish, lots of laughs, lots of money earned, and…most importantly…lots of money raised for the Alzheimer’s Association.  A huge congratulations to the Lyon-Waugh Auto Group including Warren Waugh, Cidalia Schwartz, Kruti Kansara, and the rest of their team, as well as, Drew Hale, and Rob Bouley!

GloucesterCast 235 With Hannah Kimberley, Charlene Delaney, Wayne Berger, Kim Smith and Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 7/30/17

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GloucesterCast 235 With Hannah Kimberley, Charlene Delaney, Wayne Berger, Kim Smith and Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 7/30/17

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Sandpiper Bakery- Twice Baked Almond Croissant
Hanna’s Raspberry Jam
Northeast Seafood Coalition Gala
The Accommodations On Rocky Neck
Huge Monarch Activity
Duckworth’s Bistrot Has Lambrusco
Plover Migration Update
Annisquam Village Players Porch Tour  www.annisquamvillageplayers.com

Bluefin Blowout, Final Results

With more than a dozen and close to twenty fish landed in all…and eleven fish presented for official weigh-in…this year’s Bluefin Blowout was one for the record books.  Long story short…if you didn’t make it down this year…be sure to make it next year.  Eight fish came in Friday night (see post here) and three more came in on Saturday…those fish are show in the photos below.

Drew Hale and Rob Bouley were, as always, a huge presence and an integral part of the event’s massive success.  Warren Waugh and his Lyon-Waugh Auto Group team, led by Cidalia Schwartz, took over the reigns (or reels) this year and pulled off four days of back to back tremendous events.  The tournament is clearly geared to the captains and crews who pay for entry, but thanks to a million little (and big) details, the Bluefin Blowout is an event that all of Cape Ann can enjoy in a variety of ways.  Food, drinks, music, vendors, family activities, games, contests, and more make Cape Ann’s Marina Resort the place to be all weekend long.  On that note, anyone would be remiss to not mention Tobin and Drew Dominick, as well as, Joe Loiacano and their entire staff for being truly all hands on deck for this event. It should not go unnoticed just how much effort it takes to pull all of this off.  Scott Marshall, the official Weigh Master from Compass Seafood, worked non-stop to clean the fish for official weigh-in for 4 hours straight on Friday and was back at it on Saturday.   Ipswich Clambake, with some pretty spectacular teamwork, executed some giant meals for some pretty hungry crews. And…of course, Goslings, Titos, and Bud Light kept everyone well hydrated.  A super important…and much appreciated job. DJ Scottie Macthe official voice of the Bluefin Blowout, was there keeping the crowd enthusiastic all weekend long and it wouldn’t be the same without him. Ipswich Bay Cornhole League helped add to the fun during Saturday’s tournament hours.

Not only were the fish big, but the money raised for the Alzheimer’s Foundation was even bigger….and as exciting as it is to watch the giant bluefin back into the dock…at the end of the day, the charity is what matters the most.  In the midst of some fantastic fishing and TONS of laughter…everyone was keenly aware that the real task at hand was to raise that money.  So many people, most notably Warren Waugh of the Lyon-Waugh Auto Group, stepped up BIG time!  I hesitate to list all of the amazing acts of kindness because I know I’ll miss some, but I watched captains donate dollars based on the size of their boats, I watched Captains donate the proceeds from the sale of their fish, and I watched winning captains donate back a portion of their tournament take.  So many sponsors and vendors offered up unbelievably generous items for both the silent and live auctions….and as gifts for the captains and crews.  Captain Steve Mscisz and his family donated their home on Nantucket to the live auction, Anthony Caturano and Tonno Restaurant along with Mayor Sefatia Romeo Theken are providing two evenings of culinary perfection to the winning bidders, Lyon-Waugh auctioned off a weekend long Porsche rental to the two top bidders, and Three Lantern Marine and Fishing donated some pretty impressive tuna rods…along with so many other fishing supplies.  Captain TJ Ott also offered up his boat, the Hot Tuna (of Wicked Tuna fame) for a private charter after production ends this season!  The list truly goes on and on.

Several other people and organizations need to be thanked so please take a moment to check out the sponsor page at http://bluefinblowout.com/our-sponsors/http://bluefinblowout.com/our-sponsors/

Monies raised? you may ask…..   Well, the live auction alone raised more than $21,000 for Alzheimer’s!  The silent auction, while I’m not certain of the exact number yet, brought in a substantial amount more.

The money collected for the Tournament Daily Jackpot was $11,600 and 10% of that also went to the Alzheimer’s foundation.

The final results for the Bluefin Blowout look like this:

Sweet Caroline III, Captain Alan Murray and crew. 540 pounds

Took home $15,000 for their 1st place fish as well as a watch and a nautical clock both from Long’s Jewelers and a Zombait Lure.   A two-year lease of an Audi A3…valued at $12,000 thanks to Lyon-Waugh.

Kelly Ann, Captain Mauro Dibacco and crew. 472 pounds  

Took home $6500 for their 2nd place fish as well as a watch and a nautical clock both from Long’s Jewelers and a Zombait Lure.  The Kelly Ann also won Friday’s Daily Jackpot equaling $5,000.

Final Offer, Captain Steve Mscisz and crew. 420 pounds

Took home $3750 for their 3rd place fish as well as a watch and a nautical clock both from Long’s Jewelers and a Zombait Lure.

Fat Tuna, Captain Bob Cook and Crew, 396 pounds

Took home won Saturday’s Daily Jackpot equaling $5,000.

Duck Soup, Captain Alan Petrucci Sr. and crew. 334 pounds

Shark Bait, Captain James Dolan and crew, 288 pounds

Whistler, Captain Kevin Granfield and crew. 285 pounds

Lily, Captain Bill Muniz (Hollywood) and crew, 282 pounds

Subdivider, Captain Johnny Johnson and crew, 276 pounds

Tonno, Captain Anthony Caturano and crew, 266 pounds

Rally Cap, Captain Alex Gonzalez and crew, 249 pounds

Here are some photos from Saturday’s festivities

 

Friday’s Bluefin Blowout Results

Weigh-in at this year’s Bluefin Blowout opened at 5:00 last night…with the first boat arriving at the dock around 6:15.  Eight boats and eight recorded weights later, and it was very close to 10:00 pm.  The boats arrived back at Cape Ann’s Marina Resort one after the other, all evening long.

This year’s entries are off to an unbelievable start with more than a dozen fish already on ice and some guaranteed fish hitting the scale tomorrow as well.

Friday’s Results look like this:

Sweet Caroline, Captain Alan Murray and crew. 540 pounds

Kelly Ann, Captain Mauro Dibacco and crew. 472.  (Friday’s Daily Jackpot Winner)

Final Offer, Captain Steve Mscisz and crew. 420 pounds

Duck Soup, Captain Alan Petrucci Sr. and crew. 334 pounds

Whistler, Captain Kevin Granfield and crew. 285 pounds

Lily, Captain Bill Muniz (Hollywood) and crew, 282 pounds

Tonno, Captain Anthony Caturano and crew, 266 pounds

Rally Cap, Captain Alex Gonzalez and crew, 246 pounds

FIVE. 5 Bluefin Tuna Landed at the Bluefin Blowout.

Fish on…and on…and on…and on…and on.   FIVE fish landed and due in for weigh in later this afternoon.  That means A LOT of excitement and action down at Cape Ann’s Marina and Resort for this year’s 6th Annual Bluefin Blowout!

See  you there!

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Fish On and Lots of Family Fun to be Had!

We’ve been told that there is already one fish on….to be coming for weigh in at Cape Ann’s Marina Resort later this afternoon….and there is tons of fun to be had!  Get on down to this year’s Bluefin Blowout!

Here is today’s schedule of events (and Saturdays as well):

FRIDAY | JULY 28 – Family Fun Friday (Open to Public All Day)

1:00 PM– 5:00 PM – Family Fun: Tons of fun with games, prizes, and much more for all ages!

2:00 PM – Watermelon Eating Contest!

3:00 PM – “Harpoon” Toss

6:00 PM – Weigh In Opens

7:00 PM – MINI Peabody Rally | Meet at MINI of Peabody @ 6:00 PM, or join us at Cape Ann Marina! CLICK HERE TO RSVP

9:00 PM – Weigh In Closes Boats weighing fish must be past the designated checkpoint buoys and committee boats no later than 9:00PM.

8:00-11:00 PM – Live music: Grits & Grocery | http://www.gritsandgroceriesorchestra.com

SATURDAY | JULY 29 – Family Fun Continues & Cornhole Tournament

10:00 AM – VIP Bloody Mary Brunch (By Invitation Only)

10:00 AM – Porsche Nashua Rally

11:00- 3:00 PM Cornhole tournament, and family fun

12:00 PM – 92.5 The River Street Team arrives

2:00 PM – Weigh In Opens.

4:30 PM – Weigh In Closes when last tuna is weighed. Boats weighing fish must be past the designated checkpoint buoys and committee boats no later than 4:30PM. 

6:00 PM – Closing Ceremonies

6:30PM – Dinner Served

*Spectator Tickets For Dinner Available On Site LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE*   

Contact: Cidalia Schwartz | cschwartz@lyonwaugh.com | 978-532-8312

7:00 PM – Live Auction Begins

8:00 PM – Silent Auction Closes/Tournament Ends

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