Come Boating! will kick off its eleventh season on Saturday, May 21, with activities that highlight its community boating activities. Come Boating! volunteers will be at the organization’s boat shed near the Belfast Public Landing from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. serving free hot dogs and lemonade and providing information about its free community rows and sails, youth rowing program, and opportunities to become a coxswain or skipper. Trained coxswains and skippers will be on hand to take visitors out for a row on the e harbor in a six-oar, 32-foot Cornish pilot gig or for a sail on the Drascomb sailboat.
An “All Things Nautical” Yard Sale will take place near the boat shed from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. It will feature boating gear and accessories as well as nautical books, art, and collectibles. Several boats will be for sale, including a Walker Bay 8 with sailing rig and oars, a fiberglass Middlepath Skua 16-foot rowing boat with trailer, and a Force Five sailboat. All proceeds from the sale will benefit Come Boating!.
Rain date for both events is Sunday, May 22.