May 27, 2020
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Come Boating! 2016 Rowing Regatta!

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Liz Fitzsimmons | BDN
Liz Fitzsimmons | BDN
Start of the race

Come Boating!, Belfast’s community rowing program, will hold it’s 16th Annual Rowing Regatta August 20, as part of the Belfast Harbor Fest. All human powered rowed and paddled boats are invited to race the 5 mile course around beautiful Belfast harbor.
The race will feature Cornish Pilot Gigs from all over the Northeast racing against our three gigs, including our newest, traditionally built gig, the “Malcolm G”
The Come Boating! Regatta is part of Harborfest, a celebration of boats and Belfast’s marine heritage. Waterfront activities will include the National Boatbuilding Challenge, maritime exhibits, demonstrations and speakers, a blueberry pancake breakfast, children’s nautical activities, live music, and delicious food!
Registration fees, which include a fabulous potluck meal donated by Come Boating! members , are $25 per person – more information is available at,