Posts Tagged: events

On the Island

Gosport Regatta Results

The Fourth Annual Gosport Regatta set sail on Saturday, September 28 with 36 boats racing within four divisions. Star Island played host to spectators, racers and overnight guests with live entertainment provided by the Funky Divas during the race day. After watching the boat race from the Thomas Laighton, spectators made their way to Star… Read more >

Conference Updates

Let Freedom Ring on Star Island

On Wednesday, August 28, Star Island invites everyone on island — guests and staff — to gather at 3 PM as the chapel bell rings to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech. Anyone who will be on Star Island at that time is welcome to attend… Read more >

On the Island

4th Annual Gosport Regatta Promises 3 Days of Great Entertainment

The fourth annual Gosport Regatta sets sail on Saturday, June 8. Organized by Star Island and the Piscataqua Sailing Association, this premier seacoast event allows spectators to experience the excitement of open ocean racing with a fleet of 40 sailboats in the racing, cruising and J-24 classes. “We are thrilled that this event continues and… Read more >


Summer Notes

Star Island continued to establish itself as New England’s most unique island in 2012. And these are some of the people, groups and events the M/V Thomas Laighton and Uncle Oscar dropped off at Star this summer: • Anita Shreve, author of The Weight of Water, spoke at the Star Island Literary Festival. She talked… Read more >


Starry Night 2012

Starry Night, an evening of socializing and celebration, will be held on Saturday, October 20 at the Discover Portsmouth Center. The Star Island Corporation Board of Directors invites the community to join them in honoring Victoria Hardy upon her retirement as CEO, and recognizing her for her 5 years of service to Star Island and… Read more >


Historic New England excursion set for Aug. 8

The Isles of Shoals have long captured the imaginations of New Englanders. From 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on August 8, spend the day with Historic New England discovering the fascinating history of these islands. Start with a boat ride through Portsmouth Harbor before journeying eight miles out to Star Island for a historic walking… Read more >

On the Island

Overnight stay offered at 2012 Gosport Regatta

Three local bands set to perform live June 8-10 The third annual Gosport Regatta at Star Island will feature an overnight island stay at the historic Oceanic Hotel and three live musical performances, June 8-10. Guests are invited to board the official spectator boat the M/V Thomas Laighton operated by the Isles of Shoals Steamship… Read more >