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Special Sails: Music on the Piscataqua

Join us for sunset sails with local musicians. Times vary — bring a picnic and join the fun! Click to download PDF of schedule.

Experience the Natural Beauty of Great Bay by Gundalow: Aug. 10 & Sept. 19

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The gundalow Piscataqua will be sailing from Adams Point in Durham, NH on August 10th and September 19th.  You will be able to experience the unique natural beauty of the Great Bay from the historic gundalow. Click here to purchase tickets.  

Open Ship times – Tour the Gundalow while Dockside at no Charge

The gundalow Piscataqua will be open free to the public for dockside tours at the Prescott Park dock on most Saturdays from 12:30 to 3:00 pm  All ages are welcome onboard to learn about the vessel as well as the maritime history and environment of Piscataqua region. Get your hands wet at interactive, hands-on learning stations.  Please call us to confirm exact dates and times.

Wooden Boat Magazine Tells the Story of the New Piscataqua

“Piscataqua, A New Gundalow for New Hampshire” | Wooden Boat Magazine #233, July/August 2013, by Jenny Bennett The whole neighborhood, it seemed, had come out to watch. Slowly but surely, the tractor-trailer inched its long, heavy load down the narrow street, around impossibly tight corners, and at last onto the bridge that led to Peirce Island and the launching ramp. It was a happy, excited crowd of onlookers. Some were little more than curious passers-by, but many had waited for this moment with passion and patience for a decade or longer. This short journey from building yard to riverside was the culmination […]

Gundalow Gatherings 2015 Tickets on Sale NOW!

Stewart Gundalow Dinner 2014

Join us for our 4th annual Gundalow Gatherings Fundraising event on Saturday, April 25 at 6PM.  A delightful evening of food, drink & maritime conversation, in support of the Gundalow Company’ education programs. Each year, the nonprofit Gundalow Company hosts over 100 field trips for over 2,000 students on our floating classroom. The Gundalow Gatherings Fundraiser helps make our programs accessible to all students regardless of their ability to pay.  Please join us on April 25 to show your support! Tickets are $75 per person ($50 of which is tax deductible). Just decide which dinner you would like to attend, from the list below, and purchase your ticket by […]

Teachers: sign up now for 2015 school sails!

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The gundalow Piscataqua is a unique floating classroom, with students engaged in hands-on learning on the tidal rivers of New Hampshire and southern Maine. Learn more here.

Our Partners at “From the Bow Seat” Announce their 2015 Ocean Awareness Sudent Competition

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Inspiring the next generation of ocean stewards! Middle and high school students from around the world are invited to compete in the 2015 Ocean Awareness Student Contest. The theme “Our Oceans, Our Plastic” allows you to explore and interpret the connections among the ocean, plastic pollution, society, and you. This is an interdisciplinary contest that weaves together ocean awareness, creativity, and advocacy. Advocacy means taking a stand for something you believe in. It requires problem-solving skills, creativity, communication skills, assertiveness, and most of all, knowing when to call the world to action.  While learning from science, history, and personal experience will […]

Looking for a Unique Gift? Visit the Gundalow GIft Shop!

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Need a unique gift? Visit our gift shop! Open Monday through Friday 9AM to 5PM Call for weekend hours One-of-a-kind Marble Coasters with Beautiful Images of the Gundalow Hand Painted Gundalow Ornaments by Behen’s Ink Each a unique Piece of Art Unique Belts, Totes, Dog Collars and Leashes by Belted Cow- Each with an Original-design Scene of Porsmouth Created Especially for the Gundalow Company Beautifully Detailed Gundalow Models by Dennis McLain And, a Large Selection of Gundalow logo Wear and Merchandise! VIsit our Shop at: 60 Marcy Street – Portsmouth – NH or call us at 603-433-9505 for more information Gundalow Company uses Vendini for ticketing, marketing, […]

Gundalow in the Portsmouth Herald!


Gundalow tours offer new view of Piscataqua By Jeanne McCartin July 23, 2014 2:00 AM The gundalow Piscataqua is a beautiful, odd thing tucked up against the dock on its namesake river, just off Prescott Park in Portsmouth. Stumbling across it unwittingly is a bit like discovering a dinosaur — a large, powerful unfamiliar creature that once roamed in great numbers, now a rare model used for education. Though unlike the dinosaur, this relic is alive. The current gundalow cruises the river that, at its height, held dozens of the flat-bottomed, wooden cargo barges at a time. The Piscataqua […]

Sail Portsmouth PARADE OF SAIL!

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Be part of the Sail Portsmouth’s PARADE OF SAIL to welcome the tall ships to Portsmouth. Sail down the Piscataqua River with the Spanish galleon EL GALEON ANDULUCIA and the privateer LYNX. You are welcome to bring a picnic and beverages of your choice on this sail.  Click here to purchase your tickets.  Sail Passes, Limelight and discounts do not apply to this cruise.

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