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Sunday, June 29 the Gundalow Sails from the River House Retaurant Dock at 12 and 2PM!

Portsmouth Sunset

For a change of pace, the gundalow Piscataqua will be at the River House Restaurant dock this Saturday night to Sunday, with 2 sails scheduled from the River House on Sunday, June 29. The first sail will be a short 1 hour and 15 minute sail upriver at 12PM , while the second sail will be a 3-hour upriver sail at 2PM.  These sails take you under two Portsmouth bridges passing the towns of Portsmouth, Kittery, Newington and Eliot.  For a special treat, you can order a gundalow lunch from the River House Restaurant with you ticket purchase.  The lunches will be delivered right to the boat.  Choose from […]

The Gundalow Company Partners with Portsmouth Science Cafe!

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The nonprofit Gundalow Company is excited to announce its new partnership with the Porsmouth Science Café and the Portsmouth Brewery for our summer Contemporary Coastal Issues program aboard the gundalow Piscataqua on Wednesday evenings.  Like the Gundalow’s Coastal Issues program, the Portsmouth Science Cafe provides an opportunity for the public to learn about contemporary science issues from leading experts in a relaxed setting at the Portsmouth Brewery. These gatherings are held monthly at the Portsmouth Brewery October though April.  The Gundalow plans to keep the Science Café conversations going through the summer months with the Wednesday night Contemporary Coastal Issues […]

Over 45 School Classes Experience the Gundalow this Spring

C&J Gundalow students

This spring, over 45 classes are participating in school sails aboard the gundalow Piscataqua, a reproduction of the traditional wooden vessel operated by the nonprofit Gundalow Company.  Sailing aboard this “floating classroom,” students engage in interactive activities including setting the sail, steering the vessel, learning to navigate, towing for plankton, and exploring human impact on the environment. The students also learn about the storied maritime heritage of the Piscataqua Region.  The Gundalow Company is currently taking school reservations for September and October. These unique boat-based experiences would not be possible without the support of our sponsors.  This year C&J Bus […]

NEW! Handmade models of the Piscataqua now available

We are pleased to announce that handcrafted models of the gundalow Piscataqua are now available on a commission basis at our gift shop. Each model measures approximately 8″ x 10″ alone, and 9″ x 11″ on it’s stand.  These pieces are gorgeous, one-of-a-kind models that are lovingly created by Dennis McLain.  Please call for pricing and availability.  The perfect gift for your favorite Gundalow Company fan, or a beautiful conversation piece for your office or home.

Gundalow Company featured in New York Times Travel Section

Among the many fantastic activities listed in the article, the Gundalow Company was listed as a suggested option to get out on the water and enjoy the sights and sounds of Portsmouth Harbor.  We were pleased to share such distinguished company and are proud of all of the Porsmouth businesses listed!

Book your private charter today!

Private Charter Information The Gundalow Company is pleased to offer private charters aboard the gundalow Piscataqua, which departs from our dock at Prescott Park in Porstmouth, New Hampshire.  The Piscataqua seats 42 passengers and is operated by a USCG licensed captain and three crew members with over 40 years of combined sailing experience. The boat is 63’LOA, has a draft of 2.5 feet, and is a traditional reproduction of the gundalow sailboats that were utilized from the seventeenth through the twentieth century to transport goods between the shallow waters of inland towns and the deep water port of Portsmouth. The […]

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.

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