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  • Gundalow Company


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    About Us

    Programs held throughout the tidal towns of the Piscataqua. Connect our maritime history with contemporary coastal issues such as water quality, habitat restoration, conservation, and stewardship.

    Welcome aboard!
    Sail on the Piscataqua, a traditional reproduction of the flat-bottom gundalow barges that were once prevalent along local waterways. Fun and informative, a sail is a great way to explore sights and sounds of Portsmouth, NH and Kittery, ME while sailing on the Piscataqua River. The Gundalow Company is nonprofit charitable organization dedicated to protecting our region's maritime heritage and environment through education and action.

    Video Media


    Gundalow with Portsmouth Light and Fort Constitution by Ralph Morang
    Gundalow by Portsmouth Naval Ship Yard by Ralph Morang
    Gundalow on Great by by Ralph Morang
    Thursday Night Music Cruise on the Gundalow by Ralph Morang
    ENjoying the View on a Public Sail
    Kids Sail Free on Saturday Mornings
    Education Programs aboard the Gundalow
    Anyone can participate


    Gundalow Concert Series w/ Green Heron
    Gundalow Concert Series w/ OneBrickShy
    Gundalow Speaker Series w/ Gary Hildreth, U.S. Navy Public Affairs - Portsmouth Naval Shipyard's History: A Submariner's Perspective
    • Speaker Series with Gary Hildreth, USN Public Affairs, discussing the Navy Shipyard and his role as a submariner.
    • Tuesday Aug 3, 2021
    Gundalow Concert Series w/ The Short Brothers
    2021 Round Island Regatta: The Gundalow Company
    • The Gundalow Company presents the 2021 Round Island Regatta, tickets provide entry or the choice to spectate as well as the after party on Four Tree Island with
    • Saturday Aug 7, 2021
    Gundalow Concert Series w/ Great Bay Sailor
    • Concert Series with Great Bay Sailor, a band who plays Maritime & mixed heritage folk music
    • Sunday Aug 8, 2021
    Gundalow Concert Series w/ Cindy Duchin
    • Concert Series with Cindy Duchin, who plays Americana, Country and original Folk music for all ages
    • Thursday Aug 12, 2021
    Gundalow Concert Series w/ Oran Mor
    Gundalow Speaker Series w/ Lou Ferland, Retired Police Chief - Adventures Along the Piscataqua
    • Speaker Series with Lou Ferland, Retired Police Chief, discussing the criminal past of the Puddle Dock and Piscataqua region.
    • Tuesday Aug 17, 2021
    Gundalow Concert Series w/ Drowned Valley
    • Concert Series w/ Drowned Valley, a band playing an eclectic mix of bluegrass, folk, old-time, and harmonious gospel music.
    • Sunday Aug 22, 2021
    Gundalow Concert Series w/ Truffle Duo
    Gundalow Concert Series w/ Penhallow
    Gundalow Speaker Series w/ Carol White, Fort Stark Visitor Center - Did a German Mini Sub Try to Penetrate Portsmouth Harbor in WWII?
    • Speaker series with Carol White, Fort Stark Visitor Center, talking about German sub espionage around Portsmouth Harbor
    • Tuesday Aug 31, 2021
    Gundalow Concert Series w/ Drowned Valley
    • Concert Series with Drowned Valley, a band playing bluegrass, folk, old-time and harmonious gospel music.
    • Thursday Sep 2, 2021
    Gundalow Concert Series w/ OldHat Stringband
    • Last Concert Series with OldHat Stringband, playing bluegrass, folk, old-time and country music.
    • Sunday Sep 5, 2021
    Gundalow Speaker Series w/ Kevin Wade Mitchel, Historical Roleplayer - Meet Jack Stains, a "Black Jack" in Historic Old Portsmouth: A Living History Reenanctment
    • Speakers series with local actor Kevin Wade Mitchell, who will provide a first person reenactment of Jack Stains, a ''black jack'' of Portsmouth's naval past.
    • Tuesday Sep 7, 2021
    Gundalow Speaker Series w/ Patricia Wall, Local Author of "Lives of Consequence: Blacks in Early Kittery & Berwick in the Massachusetts Province of Maine"
    • Speaker series with Patrica Wall, local author, discussing her book ''Lives of Consequence'' about blacks in Seacoast History.
    • Tuesday Sep 14, 2021