Join Us for the 2014 Penobscot Bay Rendezvous! August 14-17

What a party! The Penobscot Bay Rendezvous is on the map as one of New England best regattas. Last year 55 sail and powerboats gathered for the four-night three-day event co-hosted by Wayfarer Marine and Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding. Momentum has been behind this event from the beginning and we expect this year to draw even more boats to this all out fun regatta.  Recognized by Yachting Magazine as one of the Best events! Mark your calendars and come find out for yourself!

Always dreamed of cruising Penobscot Bay? Well, this is the perfect event for you as we have done all the planning and organizing. You just need to REGISTER!

This year, we are honored to announce that LifeFlight of Maine is our beneficiary. All proceeds from the event will go to the essential medical service. One that is especially relevant to yachtsmen.

Now with a worthy cause, the fourth annual The Penobscot Bay Rendezvous, August 14-17th will once again be Maine's most exciting sail and powerboat regatta of the season. Super yachts, to classics to performance racers, passagemaking power cruisers, Picnic Boats and lobster yachts are invited to enter. The The Penobscot Bay Rendezvous is a celebration of boating and boatbuilding. Featuring daily races for sailboats and a panoramic setting for powerboats, the participants will have access to both Wayfarer Marine and Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding world-renowned boatyards and will be hosted each night at a different exclusive venue. Delicious locally sourced menus, dancing and fireworks are all a part of the ticket. Cellardoor Winery, Megunticook Market, Linda Bean's Perfect Maine and The Slipway. These purveyors of all gourmet yumminess will reward you at the The Penobscot Bay Rendezvous' after parties. Our attention to food glorious food is what sets this regatta apart from all the rest! See below for details and sign up today….Can you believe it? PBR is less than two months away.

Below is the 2014 schedule!  Register Today!
Thursday, August 14
Thursday, August 14
Fleet Arrives in Rockland Harbor
1715 – Buses depart Rockland Harbor Master's Office for Lyman-Morse Thomaston
1730-1800 -Skippers Check-in
1800 – Skippers Meeting*
1830 Welcoming Dinner and Fireworks
2030 Fireworks!
2045 – Buses depart for Rockland Harbor Master's Office

Friday, August 15
Friday, August 15
0900- Powerboats depart on Photo Pursuit Day 1
1130-1200 – Airshow!!!
1200 Start – Sailing Yachts
1700-1900 Post Race Crew Party – Rockland, Maine
Saturday, August 16
Saturday, August 16
0900- Powerboats depart on Photo Pursuit Day 2
1200 Start – Sailing Yachts
1600-1830 Crew Party
1930-2300 Dinner/Dance presented by Cellardoor Winery and Megunticook Market at Wayfarer Marine
Sunday, August 17
Sunday, August 17
1200 Start- Sailing Yachts
1600 Awards Ceremony – Wayfarer Marine
Wayfarer Launch Service will be offered to participants at no charge during the event. Please hail them on Channel 71. Dinghies can be tied up at the dinghy dock located on the eastern side of the travelift.

* This is the only officially scheduled Skippers Meeting. All powerboat and sailboat skippers should plan on attending this meeting. Once gathered, the groups will split into power and sail and meet with their PRO.

Since this regatta is an event for all levels of sailing and racing experience please know that Ted Smith, our official Professional Racing Officer or PRO,  is available throughout the event to go over the courses, starting sequences – anything. His contact information will be given out at the Skipper's Meeting. In the meantime, you can email him at

Ben Cashen is our Powerboat Guide and is also available should you have any questions. He can be reached via email at


Join us!

By Ocean Navigator