Star Island Gosport Regatta

In partnership with the Piscataqua Sailing Association

Help us celebrate our 10th annual event!

Spectator Tickets: $65/adult, $30/youth

Racer Tickets: $40 

Overnight Option Available

Click Here to Register!

Tickets Include:
– View of Regatta en route to Star Island
– Round Trip Transportation Aboard M/V Thomas Laighton
– Live Music
– Beer & Wine (21+)
– Hors D’oeuvres
– Kite Show
– BBQ Dinner
– Silent Auction Access
– Raffle
– Awards Ceremony

All are invited to the 10th Annual Gosport Regatta on September 15 2019 – an open sailing race from Portsmouth Harbor to the Isles of Shoals organized by the Piscataqua Sailing Association to benefit Star Island.

We’re excited for our biggest celebration yet, in honor of the 10th year of this event, which will include a silent art auction including work offered by participants of our 2019 Artist in Residence Program!

2019 Artist-in-Residence Lineup

Christopher Volpe

Marcus Greene

Hayley Wood

Juno Lamb

Ron Quinn

Alastair Dacey


2019 Event Schedule

9:45 am   Check in at Isles of Shoals Steamship Company (ISSCO)
10:25 am  M/V Thomas Laighton departs Portsmouth
11:00 am  Gosport Regatta Sailing Race begins
12:30 pm  M/V Thomas Laighton arrives at Star Island
12:45 pm  Appetizers, kite displays, live music on the front porch, silent art auction
1:00 pm   Children’s activities – games in the tennis court, kite flying, and more
2:00 pm   Racers arrive on Star Island
4:00 pm   Award ceremony and BBQ dinner
6:45 pm   M/V Thomas Laighton departs Star Island

7:00 pm Evening Programming for Overnight Guests – details coming soon!

10:00 pm Candlelight Program with Ann Beattie in the Star Island Chapel

Featuring classical guitar by Joe Pescatello

Monday, September 16

7:30 am Breakfast

9:00 am “Resorts & Regattas at the Isles of Shoals”

Presentation by Island Historian Ann Beattie

11:45 am M/V Challenger departs with overnight guests

*If you are racing a sailboat you must also register with the Piscataqua Sailing Association*
Visit the PSA website to register your boat.

Thank you to our sponsors!