Traditional Sailing and racing
Portaferry Sails and Sounds will attract the best of the best of traditional craft from all over the Irish Sea and even farther afield. We will see Cutters, Schooners, Sloops, Ketches, Yawls, Luggers, Skiffs amongst others! These traditionally rigged craft hold a special place in many people's hearts, the red sails in the sunset is a beautiful picture in all of our imaginations. At Portaferry Sails and Sounds you will see this and more, with racing from 09.30am on the Saturday morning Boats will be arriving from Thursday to form the regatta by Saturday morning. Portaferry Sails and Sounds is a festival for everyone.