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    Stop At: Schooner Appledore II Windjammer Cruise, 18 Bayview Landing Next to Camden Town Landing / I waterside of Peter Otts Restaurant, Camden, ME 04843-2249

    If you always wanted to sail your own wooden ship, this is your chance. The crew welcomes your participation - offer to help raise the sails and take a turn at the wheel. The Appledore II is a hard working, seaworthy schooner. She has sailed around the world, docking at many harbors along the way. Twice a year, she still sails the Eastern seaboard between her two home ports of Camden, Maine and Key West, Florida. Ask your crew about her history, some have made this bi-annual 2,000 mile sailing trip.

    Our day sail on the Appledore II schooner departs from Bayview Landing, taking you out of Camden Harbor. Camden is often called the “jewel of the Maine coast” which becomes clear as you sail past the impressive lighthouse, Curtis Island Light, dating from 1836 and into Penobscot Bay. Considered to be one of the top cruising bays in the world, Penobscot Bay will amaze you with its uninhabited islands, wildlife and views of Camden Hills and other coastal mountains dropping off into the sea.

    During your Camden boat tour, look along the shore for Mount Battie, historic inns, and elegant summer mansions of the rich and famous with their million dollar yachts. Watch lobstermen hauling in their traps. On a typical day, you may see porpoises playing in the water, ospreys and eagles hunting for fish and even the occasional whale. Watch for seals sunning themselves on rocks and cute guillernots, cousins to puffins, with their bright red feet, wobbling as they walk along the rocky shoreline.

    Quench your thirst with cocktails, beer, wine and soft drinks, all available for purchase during your sailing cruise.

    As Camden Harbor comes back into view, relax and feel the wind sweep through your hair as your memorable sailing ship cruise draws to a close.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Pass By: Mount Battie, Camden Hills State Park 280 Belfast Road, Camden, ME 04843

    If you always wanted to sail your own wooden ship, this is your chance. The crew welcomes your participation - offer to help raise the sails and take a turn at the wheel. The Appledore II is a hard working, seaworthy schooner. She has sailed around the world, docking at many harbors along the way. Twice a year, she still sails the Eastern seaboard between her two home ports of Camden, Maine and Key West, Florida. Ask your crew about her history, some have made this bi-annual 2,000 mile sailing trip.

    Our day sail on the Appledore II schooner departs from Bayview Landing, taking you out of Camden Harbor. Camden is often called the “jewel of the Maine coast” which becomes clear as you sail past the impressive lighthouse, Curtis Island Light, dating from 1836 and into Penobscot Bay.

    Pass By: Curtis Island Light, 1 Beacon Ave, Camden, ME 04843-2205

    Considered to be one of the top cruising bays in the world, Penobscot Bay will amaze you with its uninhabited islands, wildlife and views of Camden Hills and other coastal mountains dropping off into the sea.
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    Departure Point
    18 Bay View St, Camden, ME 04843, USA
    Duration
    2h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Sightseeing Cruise
    • Entry/Admission - Schooner Appledore II Windjammer Cruise
    Exclusions
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Gratuity (optional)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Minimum drinking age is 21 years
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Crew was knowledgeable, curtious, and made the trip fun. They went out of their way to talk to riders and explain different aspects of the boat and sailing. It was a good time! We will sail with them again!!!

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Deb2497437
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Had 2 family members who had never sailed before. We all had a blast! Gus our captain, Sidney and Drew were fantastic! Our cruise was in the morning and was very serene and breath taking. Although the winds was not in our favor we still...More

    Thank 274gs
    Reviewed 12 August 2019

    Good crew, the two hours flew by,would recommend this group to anyone from young families to seniors as they are very accommodating.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank steve2395MU
    Reviewed 8 August 2019

    My sister and I had a great time with Captain John and his crew on the Appledore. Time out and back was just right and the drinks were great. Also got to meet the builder of this magnificent schooner.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank 224lesliej
    Reviewed 1 August 2019

    My husband and I had the best time with our daughter and son-in-law sailing on the Appledore! What an amazing way to spend an afternoon. Captain John and crew Sydney and Jack were engaging and entertaining. We laughed, enjoyed the fresh air and sunshine, drinks...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank HannahandHank
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    Response from HannahandHank | Reviewed this property |
    We enjoyed the 3:00 to 5:00 cruise.
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