starting line is at the Essroc Silos just west of the Ambassador Bridge. Chewitt
Park off of Sandwich Street offers a good vantage point to see the exciting
early minutes of the race; just east of the Bridge in Assumption Park viewers
will find the tugs reasonably bunched; from the Bridge there are good vantage
points at the water to often see the tugs pass close at hand; and at Dieppe Park
in Downtown Windsor viewers will enjoy the excitement of the often close finishes by
the judge's boat berthed at the Park. *Use caution viewing the race, the tug's
wake can reach as high as the park!
The tugs complete a parade/cool
down lap passing close to downtown Detroit from the GM Building (Ren
Cen) to Hart Plaza before returning across the river to Windsor
where the tugs dock at Dieppe Park and the crew members participate
in the awards ceremony.
friendly event, this yearís race coincides with
the Carnival held on
Windsorís waterfront near the finish line.
Spectators can watch the race from anywhere along its route. Among the top viewing spots is the finish line at Windsor's
Dieppe Park. Tugs dock in Windsor for the awards ceremony.