Gundalow Company wins Sea Education Award for “excellence in education programs under sail”

  Gundalow Company takes top award for marine education from Tall Ships America Portsmouth NH – At its recent annual conference in Boston, Tall Ships America – the national organization for hundreds of educational sail training vessels – awarded the Gundalow Company its coveted Sea Education Award for “excellence in education programs under sail”. In the five years since Portsmouth-based non-profit Gundalow Company launched The Piscataqua – a reproduction of the gundalows that were the workhorses of the Seacoast waterways for hundreds of years – thousands of school children from 46 different schools throughout the region have been out on […]


piscataqua flicks

April 6 – 6pm Music Hall Loft, Portsmouth, NH The Gundalow Company presents Piscataqua Flicks at the Music Hall Loft in Portsmouth on Monday April 6th at 6pm with a series of short films from Young Voices for the Planet followed by our feature film, Chasing Ice.  This film night will highlight the global challenges of melting ice and a warming climate and share creative, community level solutions towards change. Young Voices for the Planet short films feature youth speaking out, creating solutions, changing laws, changing minds and changing society as they reduce the carbon footprint of their homes, schools and […]

Gundalow Homeschool Program: Scientists at the Shoreline


Gundalow Homeschool Program: Scientists at the Shoreline Join us this spring for a 5 week long homeschool science course. The Gundalow Company delivers place-based, inquiry driven education programs that take students outside to experience science and exploration first hand.  Place-based education focuses on learning about science that is occurring right here in our own back yards.  This course includes 4 weeks of 1 hour outdoor classes along the waterfront of Portsmouth NH culminating in a 2.5 hour sailing and science exploration that starts in Portsmouth and ends in Dover.  We will trace the Piscataqua and Cocheco rivers from the Harbor right up […]

Become a Gundalow Volunteer

The Gundalow Company is lucky to have a wonderful group of active volunteers who help keep the boat running, the programs going, and the even help monitor the health of our rivers.  We are currently accepting applications for additional volunteer positions.  You can learn more about the specific volunteer positions and  find an application at this link:

Camp Registration is Open

REGISTRATION IS OPEN Choose a Camp Find a Friend Register for Camp It’s Time to Set Sail for Adventure Learn more about Summer Camp Offerings

Calling All Volunteers: Come Join Us on the Gundalow

Join Us on the Water and Volunteer on the Gundalow Join the crew onboard the Gundalow as a volunteer.  The Gundalow Company operates the vessel, Piscataqua and is committed to preserving the maritime heritage and marine environments of the Piscataqua Region through education and action.  Volunteers are an integral part to our education programs and our public sails, and we couldn’t sail without them.  There are many different ways to get involved with the non-profit Gundalow Company.  Volunteers help onboard as deckhands and educators, they work at tent events, they lend a hand in the office, and participate in citizen […]

Join the Effort: Marine Invasive Species Monitoring

  The Gundalow Company is excited to be taking action to protect the marine environment of the Piscataqua Region by becoming involved in a citizen science monitoring project through the Marine Invader Monitoring and Information Collaborative (MIMIC).  This project is run through the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management and monitors 23 invasive species at over 38 sites from Rhode Island to Maine.  With no current monitoring in NH, the Gundalow crew and volunteers will be establishing 3 sites along the Piscataqua River under the guidance of Jeremy Miller from the Wells Reserve. Through this project, we’re hoping to provide valuable […]

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