Ticket Opportunities

Commercial Vessels Sailing in the 2016 Great Provincetown Schooner Regatta

Schooner Adventure

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The Schooner Adventure was designed by the famous marine architect Thomas McManus as a “knockabout” without a bowsprit for the safety of the crew. The schooner was built in 1926, in Essex, Massachusetts, by the John F. James and Son Shipyard. She measured 121.6 feet in length, 24.5 feet in breadth, and 14 feet in depth. Her gross tonnage was 130 and her net tonnage 62. Adventure is nearly fully restored and has sailed in the last three Gloucester Schooner festivals. We are thrilled to welcome her back to The Great Provincetown Schooner Regatta. For Tickets Call 978.281.8079 • info@schooner-adventure.org
 
 

Spirit of South Carolina

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Spirit of South Carolina is 140-foot overall, 92 feet on deck. Her design closely resembles that of the 19th century Charleston Harbor pilot schooner Frances Elizabeth which in turn was based on the famous schooner America. She was built in Charlston, SC. to accommodate 30 students and crew. The keel was laid June 2001. The Whiskey Plank (last plank to be installed) was fitted on July 15, 2006. She is skippered by our friend Capt Richard Bailey, who you all remember skippered the HMS Rose in the movie, Master and Commander. Captain Bailey’s efforts have been recognized by the American Sail Training Association (dba Tall Ships America) for “Sail training Program of the Year,” “Sail Trainer of the Year” and “Sail Training Ship of the Year.” For Tickets Call 843.696.0406 • spiritofsc.org
 
 

Schooner Ardelle

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Schooner Ardelle is a commercially registered pinky schooner recently constructed and launched in Essex, MA by Harold Burnham. She was featured last summer on the cover of WoodenBoat Magazine and is the third Burnham-built schooner to appear in our regatta. Her home port is Gloucester, MA. She is 67 feet overall, 55 feet on the rail and is USCG Licensed to carry 49 passengers. For Tickets Call 978.290.7168 • schoonerardelle.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 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 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
 
 

Schooner APELLA

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Apella is a 1998 Shearwater 45 Staysail Schooner. She’s was designed by Dudley Dix and built in Capetown, S.A. She’s 44’ 3 on deck, 54’ overall, draws 6’ 8. She’s a private vessel owned and captained by Daniel Hall formerly of Ithaca, NY. In 2014, she placed first in Class B winning the John Bennett Cup in the Long Point Schooner & Yacht Race. PRIVATE VESSEL. NO TICKETS.
 
 

Schooner Irena

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Irena was built of steel in 1986 by Barnes shipbuilding, St Augustine, Florida to the Gazelle Gaff rig design by Thomas Colvin. Sailing port is Newport, RI. 42 ft on deck and 52’ overall, she draws only 4 ½ ft. Owner and Captain George Wall brought her to the East Coast from Chicago via the great lakes and Erie Canal in 2006. This will be her third appearance in 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.
 
 

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
 
 

Join us at the Movies

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Join us for a Special Screening of a new independent film, Vanishing Sail. Wednesday, September 7, 2016 7 pm, at the Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial Street. Filmed in the Grenadines, Alwyn Enoe decides to build one last sailing sloop to teach his sons the vanishing boat-building trade. $12.00 for general admission $8.00 for members To order tickets: watersedgecinema.com