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About Portland Schooner Co.
Sail with us on an authentic sailing vessel steeped in history - and have the experience of a lifetime. Bagheera and Wendameen provide the perfect vantage point to enjoy some of Maine's most beautiful sights and sounds - from the deck of a storied wooden schooner built in the early 20th century. For an afternoon, a day, or an overnight windjammer adventure, from Portland Harbor through the pristine waters of Casco Bay and beyond, refresh your spirit and excite your soul with an unforgettable sail reminiscent of a simpler time. Our 2018 Sailing Season begins Friday, May 11th 2018. Visit us online for bookings and reservations! We hope to welcome you aboard!
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Cindy H wrote a review 18 Sep
Doniphan, Nebraska5 contributions1 helpful vote
We absolutely loved our schooner ride! The crew was very informative, and approachable. The boats were awesome!! The Windameer boat and crew were the best! Got to help raise the sail. Thanks James and Emma for a great sail!
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Date of experience: September 2021
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Sam wrote a review 14 Sep
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My mistake thinking this would be an informational tour of the bay. We didn't sail, but motored around mostly in a large circle. Guess I picked the wrong boat. Didn't learn one thing except when we asked a mate a question. Basically a rip-off!
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Date of experience: September 2021
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sdgibsonlp62 wrote a review 13 Sep
Sioux Falls, South Dakota672 contributions114 helpful votes
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What a great time. Had reservations. Parking was a bit confusing. Ended up parking a few blocks away in paid for parking lot. Staff was great. You can participate in setting the sails. Could have been a little more wind! Trip could have been longer. A great time.
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Date of experience: June 2021
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at12exit wrote a review Aug 2021
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We had a fun afternoon sail with family. It was very relaxing and nice to be on the water. You got a chance to participate with the sail by helping hoist the sails and the kids got a chance to steer the boat with the captain. It would have been nice to have some narration of what we were seeing on the sail as it would have added to the experience. It was fun to be on a 109 year old ship.
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Date of experience: August 2021
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Doreen V wrote a review Aug 2021
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This is the first time I rode on a boat like this. I was really looking forward to the schooner ride. We took a very large heavy boat and so it didn’t go very fast. They said later our tour was originally supposed to be on a smaller, swifter boat. Not sure why they changed. NOT very exciting! The crew were all very nice and fun to watch but not the voyage I expected from reading a lot before I booked. Way too expensive for what I received. And THEN asking for money at the end for tips! Disgusting! Everybody has had a rough year!
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Date of experience: June 2021
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