2 more ships added to Boothbay Harbor windjammer festival

Posted April 11, 2012, at 5:49 a.m.

BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine — Organizers of the annual Windjammer Days Festival in Boothbay Harbor say two additional tall ships have been added to this year’s lineup.

A record 11 ships will be part of the fleet for the 50th annual festival, which is being held from June 24-27 in Boothbay Harbor.

The festival is an annual celebration of the region’s rich maritime history.

Besides the historic windjammers, the festival features an antique boat parade, a street parade, fireworks over the harbor, concerts, arts and crafts, food and more.