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Row, row, row your boat

Photos by John Blanding/Globe Staff

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In boats of all sizes, and even on boards, participants in this year’s Blackburn Challenge took from two to six hours to complete part or all of the 20-plus-mile course on July 20. The challenge is an annual open-water circumnavigation of Cape Ann. As participants row or paddle in the open ocean, conditions can vary dramatically. At right, Caroline Gould pedals her way along the course.

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