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The Great Provincetown Schooner Regatta

The Great Provincetown Schooner Regatta takes place each year in September beginning on Monday (Labor Day) and ending with the big race on Thursday.

About The Great Provincetown Schooner Regatta

The Regatta is a part of Provincetown Historic Celebrations, Inc., a non-profit organization, and is hosted by the Provincetown Yacht Club and the Provincetown Public Pier Corporation.

This educational and sailing event honors our maritime history and the great natural resources of our region. The regatta promotes public awareness of the important role that Schooners and other historic vessels played in our economic and cultural history.

Last Year’s Event Schedule

We’ve left last year’s schedule posted so you can get a sense of what to expect for 2018 events. We’ll update the schedule as soon as the 2018 event schedule is finalized.


Captain’s Meeting for Fishermen’s Cup Challenge
Time: 6:00pm
Location: Gloucester House, 63 Rogers St. Gloucester, MA


Fishermen’s Cup Rolling Start: Schooners Leave Gloucester Harbor for Provincetown
Time: 6 – 7 am
Location: Gloucester Harbor

Watch Race Online
You can monitor the race online at provincetownschoonerrace.com
Time: 7 am – finish
Location: Online provincetownschoonerrace.com

Greet Racers on MacMillan Pier
Watch the last leg of the race as the racers enter Provincetown Harbor
Time: Check the participating sailboats online at provincetownschoonerrace.com to determine time to come to MacMillan Pier.
Location: Macmillan Pier (Center of Town) | Directions

Fishermen’s Cup Race Results Announced
Time: 6 pm
Location: Squealing Pig Restaurant, 335 Commercial St | Directions


Sail on the Schooners
Take your pick of 8 different ships to sail aboard. For details about the ships and tickets, see the Schooner page.
Time: All Day
: Macmillan Pier (Center of Town) | Directions
Cost: Varies. See the Schooner page.

Rhodes 19 Fishermen’s Series: Three Races

Time: 9:00 – 10:30 am
Location: Flyer’s Boat Yard, 131A Commercial St | Directions

Captain’s Meeting, Course and Race Rules
Time: 10:30am
Location:Flyer’s Boat Yard, 131A Commercial St | Directions

Harbor Race Start – Off Coast Guard Pier
Time: Noon
Location: Coast Guard Pier, 125 Commercial St | Directions

Coast Guard Station Open House; Free Shuttle Service from MacMillan Pier to the Station
Time: 11:00am – 3:00pm
Location:Coast Guard Station, 125 Commercial St | Directions

Rhodes 19 Race Results & Crew Party
Time: 5 pm
Location: Flyer’s Boat Yard, 131A Commercial St | Directions

Movie Screening: The Finest Hours
Based on actual events, this movie depicts how the Coast Guard made a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers were destroyed during a blizzard in 1952. Starring Chris Pine and Casey Affleck.
Time: 7 pm
LocationWaters Edge Cinema, Whaler’s Wharf Building, 237 Commercial Street, 2nd Fl | Directions


Captain’s Breakfast – Captains and Navigators only Long Point Schooner
Time: 8:00am
LocationGovernor Bradford , 312 Commercial St | Directions

Parade of Sail Begins, All Vessels
Time: 10:30am
Location: Provincetown Harbor
Cost: Buy Tickets to ride aboard Boats. See the Schooner page.

Watch Artists Paint the Parade 
Time: 10:30 am – noon
LocationMacMillan Pier

Long Point Schooner and Yacht Race Begins
Time: Noon
Location: Provincetown Harbor

Castle Hill ‘Paints the Race’ aboard the Captain John Boat
Artists, photographers and anyone interested in getting the best view are invited. Tickets required.
Time: Noon
LocationMacMillan Pier
Cost: $35.00, non-members; $25.00 Castle Hill Members | Buy Tickets

Crew Party & Awards at Pavilion. Invitation only.
Time: 6:00pm
LocationMacMillan Pier

Provincetown Schooner Regatta 2018

September 02 2019


Start: September 2, 2019
End: September 5, 2019
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Various Venues

254 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States

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