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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.

River Kids! Join the Crew of the Gundalow for New Summer Day Camps

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Looking for a unique activity for children this summer? Have them join our crew aboard the gundalow Piscataqua. We are now offering two types of day camps for children ages 9 to 12: a week-long River Kids day camp for $240 per child a Crew for Day camp for $30 per child The week-long day River Kids camp, will be held August 3rd through 7th from 9 AM to 3 PM. Campers will spend their mornings on the water engaging in activities on navigation, the environment and maritime history and their afternoons doing shore based explorations. The Crew for a Day camps, held from […]

Discount on Strawbery Banke Admission with purchase of Gundalow Sailing Ticket

Enjoy a $5 discount on admission to Strawbery Banke with your purchase of a Gundalow Company sail pass.  Visitors to Strawbery Banke have the opportunity to experience and imagine how people lived and worked in this typical American neighborhood through nearly four centuries of history. Using restored houses, featured exhibits, historic landscapes and gardens, and interpretive programs, Strawbery Banke tells the stories of the many generations who settled in this Portsmouth, New Hampshire “Puddle Dock” community from the late l7th to the mid-20th century. Strawbery Banke is open from May 1- October 31.  To obtain your discount, print your Gundalow Company sailing ticket and […]

Join us for the Gundalow Company’s Annual Meeting Wednesday, May 21

The Gundalow Company’s Annual meeting will take place at the historic Piscataqua Café in New Castle at 6PM on Wednesday, May 21, 21014.  All are welcome! Meet the staff and crew while enjoying complimentary refreshments and learn about the upcoming season. The Piscataqua Cafe is located at 33 Cape Road in New Castle, NH.  Parking is limited! All attendees should park on River Road or Oliver Street. The first 40 guests to RSVP will sail to and from the  meeting! The sail will depart at 5:15 pm from the Prescott Park Dock and return to the dock at 8pm. RSVP by May 16 to […]

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

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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 […]

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