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Schooner Eastwind

20 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1821
+1 207-633-6598
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So much fun!

My husband booked this trip for us...and I was scared to death!! I get motion sick and am scared... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Heather D
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Awesome Boothbay Harbor sail

Had a totally awesome sailing tour around Boothbay Harbor with Captain Lorne and First Mate Carter... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jeff K
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Sail the waters of delightful Boothbay Harbor on our 65-foot schooner. See lighthouses, the outer islands, and sea wildlife on a two hour cruise. The Smith family has 30 years of boat building and sea adventures to share with you.
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  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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20 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1821
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband booked this trip for us...and I was scared to death!! I get motion sick and am scared to death of being on the ocean! However, this was so much fun! Our captain was Loren and his first mate was Carter. We really had...More

Thank Heather D
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a totally awesome sailing tour around Boothbay Harbor with Captain Lorne and First Mate Carter. Beats power boating any day. Beautiful sights, fun & educational conversation with the crew, got to hoist some sails and even pilot the boat for a bit. Really great...More

Thank Jeff K
Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't say enough about how great this 2 hr. sailing trip was. Lorne was our captain and Carter was our first mate. The weather was actually very warm for Maine in June, it was 90!! Lorne and Carter kept us entertained and the scenery...More

Thank 180Marie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a truly relaxing, smooth sail on this wonderful schooner; John captained and Carter was 1st mate. Nice to tune out the world for a short while, feel the wind in our hair, meet some enjoyable fellow passengers and learn a bit about the area,...More

Thank Wendee N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Before the day of the sail I emailed to book the sail. They were closed until late May and offered to book the trip for us and call us for details and payment once they opened. Like they promised, they called me on June 1...More

Thank rjbaud
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We took a sunset harbor cruise on Sept 13th. It was great weather, the captain and 1st mate were great! They told lots of stories and answered everyone's questions. We brought beverages in a backpack and enjoyed them as the sun set in Boothbay Harbor....More

1  Thank kstokes2015
Reviewed 16 October 2016

The perfect weather may be effecting this review but I think the crew and the boat would make this two hour sail a great experience in any conditions. Dick got us off to a great start at the ticket booth and the experience carried through...More

Thank William M
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We had a nice day to see the islands in and around Boothbay harbor on the Schooner Eastwind. VERY enjoyable. The crew--Captain Brad and Joe--narrated as we sailed and it was interesting to hear local history with a comical twist! There were cushions to sit...More

1  Thank crocodilewranglr
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Great cruise around Boothbay harbour with an interesting and amusing commentary. Authentic sailing on a beautiful well cared for schooner. A great way to enjoy this spectacular area. A must do in Maine.

Thank Aussie133
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Crew and Captain John were very accommodating and had a wonderful experience. Another check on my bucket list. Unforgettable exprience of helping drive and put up the sales on a schooner off the coast of Maine.

Thank sell197611
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dsimes2
Do recommend reservations for your two hour tour. I would like to surprise my husband with trip on your ship. We'll be there from 6/26-6/29. The best days out if those four would be Tues or Weds.
2 May 2017|
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Response from eastwindbb | Property representative |
Thank you for contacting us regarding sailing on Schooner Eastwind. Yes, reservations are necessary especially during the time you are here. Windjammer Week begins on June 26 with many activities going on in the town... More
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Jeanine M
We went on this last year and ended up rescuing some kayakers. Not sure if that's why it seemed to be a bit dangerous to me (all the maneuvering we did). But, we are returning this year with our 11-year old granddaughter. Is this a safe excursion for her?
19 April 2017|
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Response from eastwindbb | Property representative |
We will be happy to see you back on Eastwind! And yes, your granddaughter will safely enjoy the sail The trip you were on last year was certainly an unusual situation with the kayakers needing our assistance. The captain... More
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Barbara M
What tours do you have available in 9/11? We are driving in from Portland and can check into Browns Wharf Inn at 3 PM. What is the cost and how long is the tour? Do you pick up or is there handicapped parking close to boat ? Just had knee replacement a year ago. How do I dress?
5 September 2016|
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Response from ShoreUR | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm just a reviewer and not the owner. Suggest you give them a call but the tour was under 2 hours and the dress is very very casual, with a jacket for windy conditions. Enjoy yourselves.
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