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Schooner Eastwind

20 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1821
+1 207-633-6598
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Two of the nicest hours you can spend in Boothbay

A wonderful sail on a lovely ship and a great opportunity to see the area from a different... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
Goshen, New York
Great 2 hour sail

Great sail on a traditional schooner. The crew was knowledgeable and helpful. They also... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
Chicago, Illinois
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Sail the waters of delightful Boothbay Harbor on our 65-foot schooner. See lighthouses, the outer islands, and sea wildlife on a two hour cruise. The Smith family has 30 years of boat building and sea adventures to share with you.
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20 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1821
+1 207-633-6598
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

A wonderful sail on a lovely ship and a great opportunity to see the area from a different perspective. During our sail John was at the helm and Mike regaled us with interesting tales and sea chanties and told us about what we were seeing...More

Thank MrsLu2011
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Great sail on a traditional schooner. The crew was knowledgeable and helpful. They also encouraged passengers to help with hoisting the sails. Great way to spend the afternoon in Boothbay.

Thank DanP113
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We loved this tour. The boat was beautiful and clean. The pads they had fit us to sit on made it a comfortable journey. But the standout was definitely the crew. They were so friendly and knowledgeable. Had a great time chatting about the lobster...More

Thank Skye888
Reviewed 4 October 2017

A good time was had by all. The Captain and Crew (Bob) were great sailors and tour guides. It was a good experience from purchasing our tickets through disembarking. We look forward to doing it again.

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We had a beautiful day with a well seasoned crew, Capt. Lorne and his mate Bob. I felt very comfortable with them at the helm. It was my first time on a sailboat and will not be my last on the Eastwind. Thoroughly enjoyed it....More

Thank scopson
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We were blessed with a perfect day and charming and attentive crew. You can help to raise the sails and steer the boat, or just sit back and enjoy the view.

Thank Muriel M
Reviewed 25 September 2017

What a wonderful experience...we were in Boothbay Harbor for only one night and wanted to do something special. We stumbled upon the Eastwind and the night couldn't have been better. Captain John and his mate Bob were friendly, informative and just plain fun! My husband...More

1  Thank LorryM612
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We were cutting it very close getting into Boothbay Harbor for the 5 p.m. sunset sail. Staff was extremely accommodating. Very low-stress environment and very friendly fellow passengers on the boat. They have blankets galore but take their advice to bring a jacket for the...More

1  Thank Adam L
Reviewed 19 September 2017

From the hoisting of the sails to the peaceful sunset, Captain Paul and Mr. Waters sailed us competently and entertainingly within the picturesque sites of the harbor, as a seal greeted us nearby, and a dolphin hailed from afar. This is Boothbay Harbor at it's...More

Thank life2megr8
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We went with the Eastwind for a 2 hour sail out of Boothbay Harbor. The crew were great explaining the boat and all the maneuvers and activities on the boat. Several guests got to help out hoisting and setting the sails. Unfortunately the day was...More

1  Thank capec0dtraveler
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Janet G
8 September 2017|
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Response from eastwindbb | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for visiting us. We are open this year through Monday, October 9. This time of year our sailing schedule changes so it's best to check in with the ticketing booth for each day's trips. We hope to see... More
2 May 2017|
Response from eastwindbb | Property representative |
Thank you for contacting us regarding sailing on Schooner Eastwind. Yes, reservations are necessary especially during the time you are here. Windjammer Week begins on June 26 with many activities going on in the town... More
Jeanine M
19 April 2017|
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Response from eastwindbb | Property representative |
We will be happy to see you back on Eastwind! And yes, your granddaughter will safely enjoy the sail The trip you were on last year was certainly an unusual situation with the kayakers needing our assistance. The captain... More