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Schooner Olad Windjammer Cruise

1 Bayview Lndg, 29 Main Street, Camden, ME 04843-2249
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A beautiful Schooner!

This Schooner is without a doubt the best maintained and crewed in Camden, the vessel was... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
54bogart
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Orrington, Maine
A beautiful relaxing way to explore Coastal Maine

My husband and I decided to take a mini-moon to Camden right after getting married, and read about... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Holly M
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Boston, Massachusetts
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1 Bayview Lndg, 29 Main Street, Camden, ME 04843-2249
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

This Schooner is without a doubt the best maintained and crewed in Camden, the vessel was immaculate and the detailed care was evident. Highly recommend this vessel!More

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Aaron L, Owner at Schooner Olad Windjammer Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2017

Thanks so much for your kind words! A wooden vessel certainly takes a lot to maintain, but it's a labor of love for us. Being able to share the sailing experience with others on such historic sailing vessels is the real treat. We hope you...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2017

My husband and I decided to take a mini-moon to Camden right after getting married, and read about the Olad in a Maine Today article. We decided to give it a try, and I am SO glad we did! The captain Matt and his crew-of-one...More

Thank Holly M
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Aaron L, Owner at Schooner Olad Windjammer Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2017

Congratulations on your recent nuptials! Thanks so much for coming to Camden to celebrate. It's a great place for a romantic getaway, and a sail on Penobscot Bay is icing on the cake. Thanks very much for sharing your experience.

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

You cannot have a better sailing experience in Maine than on one of Aron Lincoln's beautiful boats. I have been on both the Olad and the Owl and from the moment you make the reservation every effort is made by Aron and his "crew" to...More

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Aaron L, Owner at Schooner Olad Windjammer Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2017

Thanks very much for sharing your experience sailing with us! We are happy to take you out with us anytime. Here's to a steady breeze and sunny skies. We'll see you out on the bay!

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Reviewed 9 July 2017

July 4 was a perfect day for sailing on the Olad. Enjoyed beautiful views of Penobscot Bay, the islands, and the mountains. The weather fully cooperated with sufficient winds and calm water. The two hours was over too quickly. Highly recommend this sail as an...More

Thank Claudette N
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Aaron L, Owner at Schooner Olad Windjammer Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2017

Sounds like you had a great sail out on the bay! Thanks so much for sharing your experience. We hope you enjoy the rest of your summer.

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Reviewed 7 July 2017

The sail was fantastic. We had good wind and the boat moved right along. Captain Aaron and first mate Devon were very friendly and a pleasure and very informative about the bay and local history. The boat was imaculate. Plan on doing again when we...More

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Aaron L, Owner at Schooner Olad Windjammer Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2017

Thanks so much for your kind words! We do a ton of work all winter long to make sure our vessels stay in tip top shape. Looking forward to taking you out sailing with us again soon! Have a great summer.

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Reviewed 6 July 2017

My husband and I had a great sail on Olad yesterday afternoon. The ship is so impressive, spotless and and great condition. The crew were accommodating and friendly! We really enjoyed the 2 hours, it really was the perfect sail!

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Aaron L, Owner at Schooner Olad Windjammer Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

Thanks so much for sharing your sailing experience! We're so glad you had a great time with our crew on the Olad. Have a great summer!

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Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Our family of 7, including grandparents and kids aged 14,11, and 4 thoroughly enjoyed our morning out on the Olad Schooner. We were definitely blessed with perfect weather but I would think this trip would still have been amazing on a less stellar day. Captain...More

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Aaron L, Owner at Schooner Olad Windjammer Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

We love being able to take kids of all ages out sailing with us! So glad you're family had a great time aboard the Schooner Olad. Thanks very much for sharing your experience.

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Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We went out on a noon sail on the 4th of July. Matt was our Captain and Max was also on board. Both were excellent-very friendly and easy-going, but extremely knowledgeable and professional at the same time. They made it feel like we were out...More

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Aaron L, Owner at Schooner Olad Windjammer Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

We're so glad that you enjoyed your sail with us! Thank you so much for your kind review. We are very fortunate to have such a great crew. Have a great summer!

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Reviewed 5 July 2017

A friend and I had a great afternoon sail on Olad last week. The ship is a beautiful gaff-rigged schooner, the sky was blue and the breeze was blowing at about ten knots. Matt and his crew were sharp and friendly and we had a...More

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Aaron L, Owner at Schooner Olad Windjammer Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

We love to be able to give people the experience of sailing...so glad you were able to get at the helm. Thanks very much for your kind review. We hope you have a great summer season!

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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Captain Matt and First Mate Max were terrific. The ship itself is a gorgeous 90 year old schooner. I would recommend this to singles, families, and people of all ages. I went on the early sail ( 9:45 am) which probably isn't as crowded as...More

Thank Maxwell H
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Aaron L, Owner at Schooner Olad Windjammer Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

You are so welcome...thanks so much for sailing with us! We appreciate your kind words regarding our staff and the Olad. We are very fortunate.

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Gusman1
7 November 2016|
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Response from kspeaker | Reviewed this property |
That is when we went--mid September. I would recommend the afternoon one though. The evening one might be too cold. We went on the boat that held 6 people. The captain had blankets and such if we needed them. We didn't... More
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Peter D
7 June 2016|
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Hi there! Our 2 hour sails are $43 for adults and $33 for kids under 12. Thanks for your interest in sailing with us!
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30 January 2016|
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Response from Etienne P | Reviewed this property |
We had over 40 aboard the Olad for a wedding party, plenty of room especially if you are family.
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