News : Isles of Shoals Steamship Company Sponsors Gosport Regatta, Wraps Seasonal Walking Tours

Sep 16, 2014

Published on Seacoast Online and Portsmouth Patch

The Isles of Shoals Steamship Company is proud to offer cruises for spectators to view the GoSport Regatta on Saturday, September 20. The infamous M/V Thomas Leighton will be leaving from Portsmouth at 10:25 a.m. and will bring spectators to Star Island to witness this epic race. Spectators will also have the unique opportunity to stay overnight on Star Island, and return the following day on the Isles of Shoals’ final walking tour of Star Island this season.

The September 21 walking tour will include a special brunch accompanied by live jazz music and is open to those who opt to stay overnight on Star Island following the regatta, as well as anyone leaving from Portsmouth that morning. The cruise departs at 9:55 a.m. from Isles of Shoals Steamship Company’s headquarters on Market Street in Portsmouth. The expertly narrated walking tour dives into the history of the island, including the charting of the Isles in 1614 by Captain John Smith. 

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