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Gundalow Company named a 2013 “Best of New England – Editors’ Choice” Winner by Yankee Magazine

We are pleased to announce that we have been recognized as a 2013 “Editors’ Choice” winner in Yankee Magazine’s Travel Guide to New England, on newsstands now. This designation is awarded by Yankee’s editors and contributors, who name select restaurants, lodgings, and attractions in New England to the exclusive list. For 37 years, Yankee Magazine’s Travel Guide to New England has been the most widely distributed and best-selling guide to the six-state region, providing readers with a comprehensive vacation-planning tool and daily reference. “Every one of the 300-plus places we highlight contains an untold back story about someone striving for […]

Video of the gundalow “Piscataqua” Shakedown Cruise

Video produced by Ralph Morang Photography

Video of the Gundalow “Piscataqua” launched on December 10th…

We have received many terrific photographs and videos of the launch of the Gundalow PISCATAQUA – this particular video captured the day nicely…  

Video: Moving the New Gundalow

The new gundalow was moved on Friday December 9, 2011 from the Puddle Dock shipyard at Strawbery Banke, to Peirce Island, Portsmouth, New Hampshire where it will be launched on Saturday December 10 at 11am.

Gundalow construction time lapse video: June 24 through November 19

Time lapse video of the new gundalow construction from June 24 through November 19, 2011. With huge thanks to Mike McCormack at SebecTec

Launch of the new Gundalow! Save the Date! Saturday December 10th

Don’t miss your chance to attend the historic launch of our new gundalow on Saturday, December 10th!   Become a member today at the Mate level with a gift of $100 and receive a VIP pass for two to attend this momentous event in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Peirce Island Portsmouth, New Hampshire Saturday, December 10th, 2011 Gordon Webster – Bagpiper 10:30am – Official Remarks 11am – Naming Ceremony & Launching off Peirce Island (Free to the Public) 12-2pm – Gundalow Tours* at Prescott Park Dock *Gundalow Members only – to join call 603-433-9505 or online at Paul E. Rollins, Sr., […]

Shutter Plank Party Time-Lapse Video

Shutter Plank Party Time Lapse

Here is a Shutter Plank party webcam time-lapse:

Over 300 friends attended our Shutter Plank Party!

It was a night for celebrating, hammering in the last plank of the new gundalow, and a little bit of whiskey too! The Portsmouth Patch captured part of the celebrations on video here. Seaport Fish provided supreme chowder, fishcakes and oysters. Smuttynose Brewery had over six flavors of locally-made beer. Marshall Tent donated a nice pavilion to keep us dry, and Infinite Imaging helped create great signage. Music was provided by Jeff Murdock and Ramona Connelly. A whiskey or shutter plank is the last plank, which needs to be put in place to finish a ship’s hull. The Shutter Plank Party […]

The New Gundalow Video

Why we need your help to build a new gundalow: Video Credit: Rock Maple Productions

Volunteer Educators Needed

Volunteer educators are needed on the gundalow week-day mornings beginning September 12. Enjoy the beauty of the estuary while working with elementary school students during the Great Bay Discovery Center’s Cultural History Programs. The first training session is Thursday, September 8 at 9:30 AM. RSVP:

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