Tugboats race it out each year in Olympia
When you think of racing, tugboats might be the last thing to come to mind. But each year in Olympia, Washington, the tugs fill the start line at the Annual Harbor Day Festival.
From "tailboat parties" to live music and artist booths, the yearly Festival brings together landlubbers and mariners alike.
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