History from the Water
Click here to read about some of the sites you will see during your trip on the
The iconic Paint Factory, as seen from the Lannon a few years back.
Renehan sent us this shot he took as the Lannon sailed by the Magnolia coast.
We love this picture of Gloucester historian Joe Garland (1922-2011) at the
wheel of the Lannon. We miss firing our cannon in his direction at Black Bess,
his home on Eastern Point.
Click here for links to other Gloucester
websites (and other websites related to our schooner).
Gloucester Schooner Festival
Every year over Labor Day weekend, Gloucester harbor, the oldest fishing port
in America, is the backdrop for a unique mix of old and new as modern-day
trawlers share their home port with traditional fishing vessels from the age of
The Gloucester Schooner Festival celebrates the connection of
the classic fishing schooner to the history of Gloucester. The weekend's
events feature these grand vessels as they compete in the Mayor's Race for the Esperanto Cup, a
trophy from the first International Fishermen's Races sailed in 1920.
Each September, the Lannon participates in the annual Gloucester Schooner
We take passengers for the Parade of Sail and the Schooner Race itself. It is
truly the best way to see the schooners up close! Lots of our passengers sign up
for the next year's race as they leave the Lannon on Race Day. Make your plans
now to join us on Labor Day Weekend in 2013 for the 29th annual Gloucester
Schooner Festival. It's always an amazing day.
Click here for more information.