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Sep 14, 2015 9:57 AMPublication: The Southampton Press

Sag Harbor Hosts Annual HarborFest

The whaleboat races.
Sep 14, 2015 9:57 AM

Sag Harbor Village’s 52nd annual HarborFest was held over the weekend in Sag Harbor. Events included tug of war an the arts and crafts fair a chowder contest and more. KYRIL BROMLEY PHOTOS

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Are there more photos in the actual paper ? Where are the photos of the WINNERS of the whaleboat races ?
By Biba (566), East Hampton on Sep 15, 15 9:55 AM
There is a picture of the winners in the Sag Harbor Express that you can hang on your wall if you wish. Funny how people can be so different I thought anyone who participated and had a good time was a "winner" - 2 years ago what you called "cheating" the officials in charge called "part of the competition" - This year somehow your team convinced the officials to change the rules and a relative was allowed to be involved with the committee decisions and was the judge at the whale? Is that true? ...more
By disappointed (96), wainscott on Sep 15, 15 12:22 PM
None of the teams are "mine". I'm merely a spectator, which means I have eyes ,and could see the cheating. And sorry if you disagree but rules are necessary in any competition. I asked a member of one of the women's teams why the course was changed and she said it was , " to even out the playing field, make it a bit more fair" and added , " that's why instead of the angle start(, and that first boat getting a head start,) we all start out in an even line". So it seems to me that the rule change ...more
By Biba (566), East Hampton on Sep 15, 15 12:58 PM
I agree with the course change.
By disappointed (96), wainscott on Sep 15, 15 1:49 PM
Ok ...?? So what was the point of your first comment ?
By Biba (566), East Hampton on Sep 16, 15 9:25 AM