- LAUNCH DAY
Saturday, May 26
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Come Boating! Boatshed near the public landing
Learn about Come Boating!’s community rowing and sailing programs by meeting Come Boating! boaters, rowing a gig, and enjoying refreshments and fun on the water front
- BELFAST BOAT SHOP TOUR
Saturday, April 14
9 a.m. – 12 noon
Come Boating! is sponsoring a tour of three Belfast boat shops. Tour participants will be able to see a variety of boats under construction and learn about the type of work each shop does. Click HERE to see the press release.
- COMMUNITY ROWING
Free morning and late afternoon rows throughout the week open to the public
- YOUTH ROWING
Summer and Fall
Weekly gig rowing and instruction with trained coxswain for youth ages 8 and up
- COMMUNITY SAILING
June, July and August
Free skippered sails on a Drascomb Lugger for up to four people, offered several days a week
- 12th Annual REGATTA
Saturday, August 18, 2012
Rowing races for gigs and small craft; Registration for the rowing regatta will be held at 9 a.m. at Come Boating!’s tent which will be set up near the Boat House at Steamboat Public Landing. The long-course races will begin at 11 a.m. Registration fees are $20 for adults and $5 for juniors (ages 13 to 18.), and include a fabulous potluck meal donated by Come Boating! members,Sailboat races, including Maine Laser Championships competition.
Click here for last year’s Sailing Regatta & Maine Laser Championship page. Regatta is part of Belfast’s Harbor Fest, a celebration of boats and Belfast’s marine heritage. Waterfront activities will include the National Boatbuilding Challenge, maritime exhibits, demonstrations and speakers, a blueberry pancake breakfast, children’s nautical activities, live music, and delicious food!