Star Island Gosport Regatta
In partnership with the Piscataqua Sailing Association
Please join us for our 10th anniversary celebration!
Spectator Tickets: $65/adult, $30/youth
Racer Tickets: $40
Overnight Option Available
– 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
– Awards Ceremony
PARKING WILL BE AVAILABLE ON SITE (315 MARKET STREET) PLEASE NOTE: THERE WILL BE AN EMAIL CONFIRMATION TO ALL REGISTRANTS WITH FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS ABOUT PARKING BEFORE THE DAY OF THE EVENT!
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
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
7:30 pm Performance by the Wolverine Jazz Band in Elliott Hall with ice cream and lime rickeys!
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!
Paul and Jessica McKeon