Portland SchoonerFest & Regatta 2018
June 22-25, 2018
Portland's own annual spring sailing regatta for traditional sail, Portland SchoonerFest and Regatta, kicks off the summer sailing season the last weekend of June. featuring 5 large, traditional schooners racing and parading under sail together in Portland Harbor with passengers participating onboard and ashore in the spectacular and historic second regatta.
Hosted by Portland Schooner Company and Tall Ships Portland, THE 2018 EVENT will feature several of the most famous schooners in the country including Gloucester's Schooner Adventure, the 131' Harvey Gamage of Portland, and The Bailey Island Schooner Alert. these classics are Racing against hometown favorites Bagheera and Wendameen. the festival and regatta WAS a memorable event for those able to reserve a berth aboard in 2017 and we expect another sellout in 2018. tickets go on sale feb 1, 2018. Plans for 2018 include a festival tent (stay tuned) and possibly a sixth historic racing schooner.
Portland Schoonerfest Schedule and Tickets
|6/23||9:00am||Parade in Company||link|
|6/23||1:00pm||Race #1 Early Afternoon||link|
|6/23||3:30pm||Race #2 Late Afternoon||link|
|6/23||6:00pm||Evening Cruise in Company||link|
|6/24||9:00am||Race #3 Morning||link|
|6/24||1:00pm||Race #4 Early Afternoon||link|
|6/24||3:30pm||Race #5 Late Afternoon||link|
|6/25||6:00pm||Evening Cruise in Company||link|
|6/26||10:00am||Casco Bay Gaffers Race||link|
|6/27||9:00am||Bailey Island to Boothbay||link|