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Schooner Olad Windjammer Cruise

#3 of 11 Tours in Camden
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Address: 1 Bayview Lndg, Main Street, Camden, ME 04843-2249
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+1 207-236-2323

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My wife, cousin and I took a 2 hour cruise today and had a great time. Captain Matt and his Mate Devon were excellent and informative hosts. The Olad is a beautiful schooner... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Murrysville, PA
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Murrysville, PA
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53 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife, cousin and I took a 2 hour cruise today and had a great time. Captain Matt and his Mate Devon were excellent and informative hosts. The Olad is a beautiful schooner. We all highly recommend this as a fun and worthwhile activity!

Thank Steeler1946
Vidalia, Georgia
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was a wonderful rewarding experience. We've never sailed previously. Our Capt Matt & 1st mate Devon were awesome. Very knowledgeable of the area & they kept us laughing. Fun. Worthwhile. Really refreshing.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

JUST GO! Under full, gorgeous sail on the sea in even the lightest winds — the impressive drama of Olad is beyond words. Our annual must-do sail on the inimitable Schooner Olad during Camden, mid-coast Maine summer visit has always been a BIGtime vacation highlight. We've enjoyed Schooner Race full-day sail, Fourth of July fireworks "raining fire in the sky"... More 

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Reviewed 29 October 2016

I have always wanted to go out on one of these windjammer vessels and this outing did not disappoint. Our Captain Matthew did a great job and his ship mate, Devan was very attentive. I actually helped raise the sail which was fun to be involved. The afternoon was a bit cloudy, (can't control the weather) but the sail was... More 

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Girdwood, Alaska, United States
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We didn't have a lot of wind but the trip itself was great. The captain(s) were awesome and informative. It was a perfect fall afternoon to be on the water.

Thank Jessica M
Tempe, Arizona
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3 reviews
Reviewed 22 October 2016

A real indian summer day for sailing with great views of Camden and the surrounding islands. The crew surpassed themselves with stories of the area and their professionalism. I would definitely spend another time sailing with them!

Thank derek758
Adel, Iowa
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We had the morning tour with Matthew as captain and Max as mate (or whatever the terms are). Great guys and SO personable! We actually ended up with some strong winds and rough water so the trip was challenging, especially for my husband and I as first time sailing. They were fun, assisted us in every way and got us... More 

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Billings, Montana
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8 reviews
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We had a great time on our morning cruise on the Olad. The captain Matthew was quiet but personable. My friend got to help raise the sails. We saw a couple of seals in the distance, and the first mate Devon was telling us some fun local stories. There were only 6 of us on our particular tour, which made... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

we decided to come back to Camden to take a schooner ride - it was a beautiful sunny but windy afternoon - we were able to sail on the Olad with Aaron as our captain(he also owns the boat) It was a wonderful sail! There were 6 passengers - so nice - he really sailed the boat - it was... More 

Thank sharonn874
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4 reviews
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This is one of our favorite experiences on our trip to Maine. The sunset cruise was just delightful! Bring a jacket and wear slacks if you go in September. You can bring your own snacks and drinks. The crew is helpful, friendly and knowledgable. The schooner was built in the 1920s and we had a smooth cruise.

Thank Liz W

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