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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 7 July 2019

    The crew was fantastic...very personable and energetic, took the time to talk to everyone and expressed genuine interest in all the guests. It was a beautiful day (most are in Camden) and the wind was very friendly for the sail. We had sailed with them...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank davetrox
    Reviewed 4 July 2019

    My family and I had an amazing time on the Appledore. Even our dogs enjoyed it. The crew was friendly and knowledgeable. The weather was amazing!

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Martha O
    Reviewed 25 June 2019 via mobile

    The sail was enjoyable. The Captain provided some history as we sailed. The mixed drinks weren’t that great however the crew are not bartenders. I’d recommend sticking with beer and wine. At the end of the trip the Captain made a shameless announcement about a...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank NewEnglandTR
    Reviewed 18 June 2019 via mobile

    This was the most amazing experience. Not only was the voyage an exciting, fulfilling experience but the participation portion was great! I enjoyed taking the wheel! An absolute MUST excursion!

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Tourist820680
    Reviewed 16 June 2019 via mobile

    Fortunate to have picked a beautiful day to sail. The captain and crew were awesome and engaging. They paid attention to detail and guests. Captain was very informative and genuinely cared about what he does. Worth the price of admission!!! Best to book online. We...More

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