PaddleQuest 1500, an “expedition to inspire outdoor desire,” will launch on April 16, 2016 from the Fulton Chain Lakes in Old Forge, New York. The 1500-mile solo river/sea odyssey will be made by John Connelly, president and CEO of Adventurous Joe Coffee. Connelly is also a former leader of L.L. Bean’s Outdoor Discovery Schools, a former member of the US Canoe & Kayak team, and an accomplished waterway pioneer credited with numerous whitewater first-descents.
Shipyard Brewing Company has partnered with American Tailgating League to bring the Shipyard Brewing Company Championship of Bags Cornhole Tournament to Southern Maine. Over the course of June, July and August, Shipyard will be hosting three regional cornhole tournaments culminating in the State Championship of Bags hosted at Hadlock Field on August 15.
The lucky winner of Shipyard’s Championship of Bags State Tournament will have the opportunity to travel to Ashville, NC on Labor Day Weekend to compete in American Tailgating League’s National Championship of Bags Tournament. Talk about ultimate bragging rights, huh?
Fred Forsley here. You might know me as the co-founder and president of Shipyard Brewing Company. What you might not know is, I’m someone who has been affected by the disease multiple sclerosis. I grew up watching my mother live with MS and let me tell you, she NEVER let it hold her back. Agnes Forsley was a dynamic, kind, giving person. She was a wife, mother of five, and even ran a boarding house for military veterans.
She never let MS define her.
Neither does my brother Richard, who was diagnosed with the disease about 30 years ago.
Shipyard Brewing Company has partnered with the American Tailgating League (ATL) to bring you the Shipyard Brewing Company National Championships of Bags Tournament (COBS). Each location will feature ‘bring your own partner’ tournaments, a blind-draw match up, and singles competitions with a guaranteed cash prize pool.
States competing in this national tournament include: Florida, Maine, Ohio, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina, with more states to follow. The local series of tournaments in each state will commence in State Championships in August, followed by National Championships taking place August 28-30th in Mooresville, NC – just outside of Charlotte.
We are pumped to be teaming up with the Mashpee Chamber of Commerce in the 1st Annual Dunkin Donuts Shipyard Pumpkinhead 10K Pub Run and 5K walk. This race promises a full day of festivities during the Town of Mashpee Oktoberfest which will be taking place all weekend long and situated at the start and finish of the race.
After the race awards ceremony at The Lanes Bowl & Bistro, the Shipyard crew invites all runners 21+ to join in the Pumpkinhead Pub Crawl through Mashpee!
Shipyard is very excited to be the title sponsor of the 3rd Annual Shipyard Old Port Half Marathon. Registration is soaring and will be capped at 3,000 runners, so join us next week for the pre-race registration party to claim your spot in the first half marathon that will take you through Portland's historic Old Port district and give you marvelous views of Portland's working waterfront.
On Thursday, April 25th at all Portland Pie Company restaurants in Maine save $5 off registration and get a pint of Shipyard beer! If you've already registered bring in a copy of your confirmation email and receive a free pint.
Stop by any of Portland Pie's Maine locations on Thursday, March 28th to register for the Pineland Trail Running Festival and get $5 off your registration! Your first pint of Shipyard ale is also included in the cost of registration.
The new half marathon course cuts through the heart of the Old Port in a way that's never been done before, remaining entirely in Portland and the Old Port district with the working waterfront on one side and Old Port business district on the other. Runners will loop around the West End neighborhood and the Western Promenade Park, overlooking Casco Bay, and head back to the Old Port where the race will finish at Ocean Gateway Terminal.