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Sail Acadia

11 Apple Ln, Dysart's Great Harbor Marina, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4424
+1 207-266-5210
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Capt. Carl and Sondra provided a wonderful, 6 hour cruise with lunch on Little Cranberry Island... read more

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Thomas H
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Calm but great trip with Captain Carl

We had very little wind, but the trip was great nonetheless. Carl was a great host, our daughter... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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We offer private and shared sailing trips aboard our two Friendship Sloops, the Alice E. and Helen Brooks, as well as outings and nature tours on our wooden lobster boat, the Elizabeth T. Escape the crowds of Bar Harbor and view Acadia National Park from the beautiful shores of Northeast Harbor and Southwest Harbor -- Mount Desert Island's "Quietside".
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11 Apple Ln, Dysart's Great Harbor Marina, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4424
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+1 207-266-5210
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Capt. Carl and Sondra provided a wonderful, 6 hour cruise with lunch on Little Cranberry Island. Highly recommend if you want to see Maine by water.

Thank Thomas H
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had very little wind, but the trip was great nonetheless. Carl was a great host, our daughter got to steer and it was beautiful and peaceful.

Thank aj914
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We took an afternoon sail trip with Jimmy and Kim on the newest boat in the fleet, Linda out of Northeast Harbor. Overall a great few hours. It was a clear day at the marina but once we got out it was really foggy. Kinda...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a private evening sail for six of us - had a great time. Captain Ben was awesome - fascinating guy, knowledgeable and friendly. Had refreshments on the boat for us (crackers and cheese). Thoroughly enjoyed the experience. If anything, I would say it probably...More

1  Thank ihaveabrowndog
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First off, the sail boat is a beaut! Captain Carl is friendly, personable and knows his stuff. He made managing the boat seem so smooth and effortless while being an excellent conversationalist to boot. It was an exceptionally hot day on land but as we...More

Thank shaznaytan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked a private sunset cruise for my wife and I on our anniversary and it was the highlight of our MDI trip. Carl was very personable and a great sailor, the cruise was very relaxing and peaceful. We brought our own bottle of wine...More

Thank Joe L
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

Carl is kind, knowledgeable, and personable. Loved our exposure to Acadia and sailing. Worth your $!

Thank Curt B
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

I love to sail wherever I travel and have done so in many places. This sunset sail with the ever capable Captain Carl and his pretty First Mate made for a most memorable adventure. Our 4 shipmates - chosen at random by Carl's booking agent...More

3  Thank Tom P
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Three couples joined Capt Carl for a three hour sail. No question Carl knew his stuff and was an excellent sailor. The boat was smooth and comfortable and we enjoyed snacks and a little bit of history. Carl was a bit late getting started and...More

Thank Bowlerx_424
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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed our "conversation" with Captain Stu learning about sailing, local culture and marine wildlife. Captain Stu did a great job getting to know us and understanding what we wanted from our sail and delivering. We will definitely use Sail Acadia again!

1  Thank Artie P
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dorolee23
11 May 2016|
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Response from Fonda M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you need to make a reservation. I think had called them using the number at the bottom of the Sail Acadia website, but their email address is also listed there..
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JanetgKippax
25 June 2015|
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Response from Sail A | Property representative |
Hi and thank you for your inquiry, We pride ourselves on being a small, intimate operation where we can get to know our guests by name. We only take out a maximum of 6 passengers per boat. If you had a larger party, we... More
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