2019 Portland Schooner Fest and Regatta Starts Today


Alert, the Overall Winner in the First Two  Annual TallShipsPortland Regatta. She is a Converted Fishing Vessel.

Tall Ships Maine will kick off its third annual Portland Schooner Fest & Regatta today.  It  will run through Monday, June 24, 2019.  The event provides opportunities for the public to view the ships from ashore or on board as passengers.  The event will be held at the Maine Wharf, 68 Commercial Street, Portland.

The schedule for today is as follows:

3:30 to 5:30 pm The Welcoming Parade Under Sail,

5:30 to 5:50 pm Official Welcoming Ceremony at Maine Wharf (Mayor Ethan Strimling Speaking,

6:00 – 9:00 pm Evening Cruise-in-Company

On Saturday morning between 10:00 am – noon, public dockside tours will be available.. Races will follow the public tours.

Please see post herein dated May 28, 2019 for more background information.