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Great Schooner Race

Top off your windjammer cruise with an exciting day of racing. Maine’s windjammers and other visiting tall ships converge for the Great Schooner Race, North America’s largest annual gathering of tall ships! Guests can help trim sails, strategize, or sit back and enjoy the friendly competition. Pre-race festivities include the infamous Small Boat Regatta where crew and guests (often in costume) compete by rowboat, sailing dinghy, paddle board, or inner tube. The post-race celebration ashore includes the awards ceremony, live music, and refreshments.


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