Schooners on the Capes â€“ Twenty-Eighth Annual Gloucester Schooner Festival & Great Provincetown Schooner Regatta
Two great schooner festivals and regattas are now underway on Massachusetts’ Cape Ann and Cape Cod. On Cape Ann, the Twenty-Eighth Annual Gloucester Schooner Festival began yesterday with the arrival of the schooner fleet. Today there will be dockside events and tours of the visiting HMS Bounty. The Mayor’s Race will be sailed on Sunday with Monday held in reserve as a rain day.
Just to the south on Cape Cod, the Great Provincetown Schooner Regatta begins today and runs through Friday, September 7th. Â The week long festivities on land and sea include racingÂ in and around the waters of Provincetown Harbor and the Fisherman’s Cup race, a schooner only event, which starts in Gloucester on Tuesday,Â SeptemberÂ 3rd Â and ends in Provincetown harbor.