If you want to know what Monday night’s Schooner Challenge is all about watch this video interview with Captain Harold Burnham and Captain Anne-Seymour St. John from Barry O’Brien 🙂 MONDAY NIGHT’S SCHOONER CHALLENGE NOW INCLUDES THE LEWIS H. STORY! Don’t miss the 5th Annual Schooner Challenge! Proceeds to benefit the Evelina M. Goulart, the … Continue reading SCHOONER CHALLENGE VIDEO INTERVIEW WITH CAPTS. HAROLD BURNHAM AND ANNE ST.JOHN FROM BARRY O’BRIEN!
THE SCHOONER CHALLENGE NOW INCLUDES THE LEWIS H. STORY! Don’t miss the 5th Annual Schooner Challenge! Proceeds to benefit the Evelina M. Goulart, the Essex-built, Gloucester fishing schooner. Tickets may be ordered online at www.essexshipbuildingmuseum.org or call 978-375-3337.
Don’t miss the 5th Annual Schooner Challenge! Proceeds to benefit the Evelina M. Goulart, the Essex-built, Gloucester fishing schooner. Tickets may be ordered online at http://www.essexshipbuildingmuseum.org or call 978-375-3337.
This year’s Schooner Challenge (to benefit the Essex Shipbuilding Museum) featured Adventure, Ardelle and Thomas E Lannon, gentle breezes and more singing than usual. The video was shot from the deck of Adventure. All music by guests and crews.
Last night show of our local schooners was wonderful !! All built in Essex. Schooner Challenge 2016 VIEW SLIDE SHOW DOWNLOAD ALL
Len Burgess writes, “YOU WANT TO BE IN THIS CHALLENGE! It is this JUNE 6TH, 5:30 TO 8PM. Sign up at www.essexshipbuildingmuseum.org, or call Marcia at (978) 375-3337 today! Tickets are selling fast and the weather is predicted to be 75 degrees, partly sunny – perfect sailing weather.” https://vimeo.com/169423749 JOIN THE 4th ANNUAL SCHOONER CHALLENGE! Monday, June … Continue reading JOIN IN THE FUN OF MONDAY NIGHT’S SCHOONER CHALLENGE!
“What happens in this race anyhow?” Racing, of course, with some cheating too (as revealed in the video), along with photo competitions, songwriting contest, creative knot tying, and much more! Everyone is welcome to participate, but hurry and sign up today because tickets are going fast. Check out this super fun video from Barry O’Brien, featuring our … Continue reading NEW VIDEO: COME SAIL IN THE 4th ANNUAL SCHOONER CHALLENGE!
Len Burgess shares the following ~ Big News… the Essex-Built Schooner ADVENTURE has agreed to join the 4th annual Schooner Challenge! Grab up a bunch of your friends and add to the fun and join the crews of the ADVENTURE, the ARDELLE, and the LANNON in the famous Schooner Challenge to help support the preservation … Continue reading EXCITING NEWS ~ THE SCHOONER ADVENTURE JOINS THE SCHOONER CHALLENGE!
Thank you to the schooner captains, Tom Ellis, Harold Burnham, Mike Rutstein and their crews and everyone who came out to support the Museum. It was an evening of fun with plenty of wind and waves. Here’s a slide show of some photos from the Challenge. Hope to see you all again next year. Essex … Continue reading 2015 ESM Schooner Challenge – Photos By FOB Len Burgess
There was a stiff wind blowing across Gloucester Harbor on Monday evening when FAME, THOMAS E LANNON and ARDELLE raced in the annual Schooner Challenge. The racing rules were A)suspended, B) ignored or C) never known by any of the captains. Nevertheless, the exciting 2 hour run benefited the Essex Shipbuilding Museum.www.essexshipbuildingmuseum.org Join us now … Continue reading VIDEO: 2015 Schooner Challenge
Will reschedule ASAP. We are hoping to do it next Monday, June 8. Mike and Tom are available and Harold is attempting to juggle his schedule to make it happen. Hopefully we will have an answer tomorrow as to the new date. We’ll get you better weather for helping us keep schooner history alive! Thanks … Continue reading POSTPONEMENT OF THE Today’s (June 1st) Schooner Challenge EVENT due to weather
Len Burgess submits- UPDATE ON SCHOONER CHALLENGE as of Sunday, May 31, 2015.CANCELLATION OF TOMORROW’S (June 1st) Schooner Challenge EVENT due to weather.Will reschedule ASAP, hopefully tomorrow. We are hoping to do it next Monday, June 8. Mike and Tom are available and Harold is attempting to juggle his schedule to make it happen. Hopefully … Continue reading Here’s the cancellation copy for the Schooner Challenge
Monday, June 1, 3rd Annual Schooner Challenge, Sails from Gloucester Maritime Center, Gloucester, MA – Three Vessels – Ardelle, Lannon, Fame $40 per person (go to Details of Next Events tab to purchase tickets)
SIGN ON BOARD NOW AND SUPPORT THIS FUN-FILLED EVENT. IT HAPPENS ON MONDAY SO DON’T MISS OUT! The 3rd Annual “SCHOONER CHALLENGE” JUNE 1, 2015, 6-8pm. Sail from Maritime Gloucester aboard one of (3) Essex-built schooners: the Fame, Ardelle or Thomas E. Lannon. Please be sure to select the boat of your choice in the … Continue reading The 3rd Annual “SCHOONER CHALLENGE” JUNE 1, 2015, 6-8pm.
You are invited to attend: Schooner Challenge and Luncheon to Benefit the Phyllis A Marine Association Saturday, May 30, 2015 from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Kick off a year of celebrating the Phyllis A‘s 90th Anniversary with a day of fun and food! Join the crews of the Schooner Thomas E. Lannon and Schooner … Continue reading Schooner Challenge and Luncheon to Benefit the Phyllis A Marine Association
Don’t miss this fun-filled event, the “4th Annual Schooner Challenge” June 1, 2015, 6-8pm! Sail from Maritime Gloucester aboard one of (3) Essex-built schooners: the Fame, Ardelle or Thomas E. Lannon. Please be sure to select the boat of your choice in the “notes” section when purchasing tickets. We will keep together parties who request to … Continue reading Save the Date for the Fourth Annual Schooner Challenge
Len Burgess submits- The 2014 Schooner Challenge was a BIG success!!! Thank you to the 3 captains and crews and all the attendees Monday night for supporting the Essex Shipbuilding Museum in stabilizing the 1927 Schooner Evelina M. Goulart. Special thanks also to GMG for running our ads. Click here for photos of the fun … Continue reading 2014 Schooner Challenge Pics
Despite a snagged anchor and a misplaced cannon fuse,the Schooner Thomas E Lannon was first across the finish line in last night’s Schooner Challenge in Gloucester harbor, beating out Ardelle and Fame. See the drama here! As for the song writing and marlinspike seamanship competitions, you be the judge. Video by Marty Luster Music … Continue reading Video:2014 Schooner Challenge, Aboard the Thomas E Lannon
Schooners and Others in the Harbor VIEW SLIDE SHOW DOWNLOAD ALL