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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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    • 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 11 September 2018

    The Appledore Windjammer two-hour cruise was truly one of the highlights of our Maine vacation! We chose the 10 AM cruise and booked online for $40/ea. Very reasonably priced for such a priceless experience! The crew was very friendly and personable. The ship only holds...More

    Date of experience: August 2018
    Thank jamb28
    Reviewed 2 September 2018

    First time on the Appledore....will not be the last. Took our friends from Pa on the 2hour Minnow and we all enjoyed every second. The staff was courteous, funny and knowledgeable. Maine is an enchanting place but even more so from a gorgeous sailboat out...More

    Date of experience: September 2018
    Thank hankmac
    Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

    Wasn’t sure I would enjoy this. But I adored it. We went at 3:3o which was the perfect tome. You could see the color of the water and the various shades of green where the forest hits the sea. There is something almost primordial about...More

    Thank AnastasiaB753
    Reviewed 28 August 2018

    Very well executed and FUN cruise ! The crew was knowledgeable and professional which made me feel safe. Cocktails were served fairly quick which added to the fun. The entertainer did not show for the cruise which would of been a nice addition. More information...More

    Date of experience: August 2018
    Thank diane c
    Reviewed 25 August 2018

    A delightful cruise on a beautiful and authentic vintage Windjammer! The crew very capable as well as entertaining, Capt. Sean; Bosun Matthew; and crewmate Sydney. Would take this cruise again while visiting the coast of Maine. Not one to miss.

    Date of experience: August 2018
    Thank Terry C
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