Ticket Opportunities

Commercial Vessels Sailing in the 2017 Great Provincetown Schooner Regatta

Schooner Hindu

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Built in 1925 in East Boothbay, Maine. Schooner Hindu is Captained by Josh Rowan and owned by his dad, Capt. Wm. Rowan. Her home/hailing port is Key West, FL. She is 60 feet on deck, 75 feet overall. Her draft is 15’. She was formerly owned by the family of Race Committee Chair Susan Avellar and GPSR founder Capt John Bennett. The Town rejoiced when Capt Kevin Foley returned her to Provincetown and we paid a fond farewell when the Rowan family rescued & restored her once again, to sail proudly in the waters off Key West. We are pleased to see her sailing in Provincetown again. For Tickets Call 508.542.2996 • www.sailschoonerhindu.com
 
 

Schooner Bay Lady II

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Built in 1984 by Washburn and Doughty in Woolwich, Maine. Schooner Bay Lady II is a 70 foot sparred length commercial vessel licensed by the USCG to carry paying passengers. She operates daily charters from MacMillan Pier, Provincetown, MA and is owned and Captained by Robert Burns, Jr. She is our Hometown Schooner. For Tickets Call 508.487.9308 • www.sailcapecod.com
 
 

Schooner Tyrone

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Schooner Tyrone was designed by Sam Crocker. Built in 1939 by Simms Brothers in Dorchester with bronze, mahogany, sitka spruce, and white oak frames, she is 60 feet on deck and 75 feet overall. Tyrone sails daily out of Stage Harbor, Chatham in the summer. Captained by Matt Sutphin, Tyrone was the 2011 & 2013 winner of the Fisherman’s Cup and the 2011 Provincetown Schooner Regatta Class A Division. For Tickets Call 508.432.8397 • ChathamClassicYachtCharters.com
 
 

Capt. John Boat

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The Capt. John Boat is an 85' aluminum gulf craft vessel with a capacity of 150 passengers. Each year, Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill, sponsors a “Paint the Race” program aboard this motorboat. Bring your camera, video recorder, paints and easel, For a great view of the schooner fleet and all the participating sailboats. For more information call Castle Hill at 508.349.7511 castlehill.org Leaves MacMillan Pier at noon. $35
 
 

Schooner Renegade

 

Renegade is a 36 foot gaff rigged schooner with a 10 ft beam and draws 5 feet. Built in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia in 1972, she is cedar over oak. She is owned and skippered by David Coller and her home port is Branford Ct. She captured 2nd Place in Class B in the 2014 Long Point Schooner & Yacht Race. PRIVATE VESSEL. NO TICKETS.
 
 
 

 Schooner Adventurer

 

 
Adventurer (56) is a 1984 model Cherubini fore-and-aft rigged staysail schooner formerly owned by Captain Art Birney and Duncan Hood, members of the GCBSR board of directors. Duncan Hood became owner in full in January of 2017. Built in 1985, Art found her "sunk on land" in Baton Rouge in 1998. The boat had been put up on jacks and left for three years, slowly filling with rainwater and moisture. Adventurer has sailed extensively throughout the Chesapeake Bay and even made a trip to Bermuda and back. Each year she participates in the Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race and is used as a teaching platform for advanced Instructor candidates certifying with the American Sailing Association (ASA). We welcome Captain Hood to our regatta. PRIVATE VESSEL. NO TICKETS.

 

 

 
 

Schooner Istar

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On June 13, 2014 Provincetown witnessed the launch of Captain Charles “Stormy” Mayo’s hand built Schooner Istar. She was built in the driveway of Stormy’s home on Bradford Street and now sails upon Provincetown Harbor like the sweet craft she was always meant to be. She is 36 feet in length with a mahogany hull. PRIVATE VESSEL. NO TICKETS.
 
 
 
Malabar II was designed by and for John Alden. She was built by Morse Company and launched in 1922. Malabar II is the second in the series of ten schooners John Alden designed for Himself. She underwent a complete rebuild in 1955 in Camden Maine after which she sailed to Spain and back. Malabar II is has been in the custody of Jim and Ginny Lobdell of Vineyard Haven Massachusetts for the last 38 years and remains in her original configuration. Malabar II was featured in the movie Message in a Bottle in 1989 which was where she earned her recent rebuild in 2001. She is kept in Vineyard Haven MA, spends August cruising in Maine and often October in the Chesapeake. Welcome back. PRIVATE VESSEL. NO TICKETS.

 

 

 
 

Join us at the Movies

Join us for a Special Screening of a The Finest Hours. Wednesday, September 6, 2017 7 pm, at the Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial Street. On Feb. 18, 1952, a massive storm splits the SS Pendleton in two, trapping more than 30 sailors inside. As word of the disaster reaches the Coast Guard in Chatham, Mass., Chief Warrant Officer Daniel Cluff orders a daring rescue mission. Despite the ferocious weather, coxswain Bernie Webber takes three men on a lifeboat to try and save the crew. $12.00 for general admission $8.00 for members To order tickets: watersedgecinema.com