On August 4, 2016

Cape Ann's Marina & Resort | Gloucester, MA

75 Essex Avenue, Gloucester, MA 01930


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BlueFin Blowout AUGUST 4-6, 2016


Thanks again to the LYON-WAUGH AUTO GROUP for making this annual event possible! The Lyon-Waugh Auto Group will be the Platinum Presenting Sponsor for the fifth (5th) year in a row! Their dedication to our tournament stems not only from their continuous involvement in the City of Gloucester, but also from its Managing Partner, Warren Waugh, whose passion for fishing is like many of ours – borderline addictive! READ MORE



Our Esteemed Partners/Sponsors for this event

During this 3-day event and throughout the months leading up to the tournament, your company will enjoy the promotional benefits of being part of the 2016 Bluefin Blowout – a celebration of giant tuna fishing in America’s Oldest Seaport! Join the ranks of our elite sponsors now by becoming a sponsor. SEE SPONSOR PACKAGES

Event Schedule

A big THANK YOU to all who participated in this year's Bluefin Blowout.  It was a huge success! Next year is a milestone as it will be our 5th year for this annual event.  Be sure to bookmark this website and check in for updates and sneak peeks into what we have lined up for the 5th ANNUAL Bluefin Blowout. SEE FULL SCHEDULE

Promotional Video

Check out the trailer created for last year's Bluefin Blowout by our friends at Funky Red Bar Films.  Still not convinced? Check out additional video highlights from previous Bluefin Blowouts.

Presenting Sponsor

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Thanks again to the Lyon-Waugh Auto Group for taking the charge as Presenting Sponsor! The generosity of our elite group of sponsors provide our tournament team the opportunity to offer this event for the captains, crew, and fishing enthusiasts nationwide. This action packed event includes a weigh-in station, giant tent, live entertainment, harbor party cruises, and much more!


    Generic Questions About This Event

    The Bluefin Blowout has partnered with the Boston Bruins Foundation to proudly support the Alzheimer’s Foundation The mission of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is “to provide optimal care and services to individuals confronting dementia, and to their caregivers and families-through our member organizations dedicated to improving quality of life.”
    2015 Marks the fourth year for the annual Bluefin Blowout – which hosted it’s first event in the summer of 2011
    The Cape Ann Marina is located at 75 Essex Avenue, Gloucester, MA 01930.
    Yes, parking is available at the Cape Ann Marina. We also work with the City of Gloucester to arrange for parking in nearby lots.
    The Bluefin Blowout will proceed rain or shine. Dress and plan accordingly.
    Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia, a general term for memory loss and other intellectual abilities serious enough to interfere with daily life. Alzheimer’s disease accounts for 60 to 80 percent of dementia cases.

    Learn more about Alzheimer’s and how you can help : READ MORE

    You can get involved by registering a boat, becoming a sponsor, volunteering, or just show up to participate in the festivities all weekend! 
    In the 2014 tournament, Dave Carraro of the hit NatGeo show “Wicked Tuna” and his crew landed a 914 lb Bluefin Tuna last year!


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