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Enjoy the heritage and beauty of Casco Bay aboard our 74' Maine built windjammer, Frances. Unwind and absorb as you take in Portland’s working waterfront, and the beautifully rugged islands just beyond. Sailing 3 times daily, May thru October...more
Very nice evening cruise learning about and partaking of different types of Pinot Noir. Also provided was an assortment of fruit and cheese, which went perfectly with the wine. The wine was served in actual wine glasses, which was great.
We were excited to take a cruise around Casco Bay on a schooner and were so disappointed. While the boat is adorable the cruise itself was ridiculous. There was no commentary and when we asked questions it was almost as if we received one word...More
We had beautiful weather for a sail in the Portland harbor, but were hoping for more commentary and information about what we were seeing. Attempts to communicate with the captain, Megan, were difficult and we got the idea we were bothering her. When we did...More
Today we sailed with Captain Hans Vierthaler aboard the schooner ACTRESS out of Belfast, Maine. Lovingly restored and accommodating the ACTRESS is a perfect way to get out on the bay and enjoy all that midcoast Maine has to offer! A don’t miss! ❤️⚓️
Booked and paid for a private charter on sailing vessel Frances for business clients. When we arrived found guests of the crew had been boarded before us and were going along on our "private charter". Expressed my displeasure to one of the crew who sent...More
We went on the Champagne and Oyster cruise. Erica from Wine Wise Events brought five different champagnes and they had five different types of oysters. The pours of champagne weren't skimpy and you received two nice size oysters per person. There were also plenty of...More
We had an absolutely amazing time on this sailing tour!! Our Captain gave us a give 3 minute explanation of the boat, her mission, and what was available on the boat. It is a very modest little gem of a sailboat. The five people in...More
My family (all adults) and I all had our first sailing experience on the Frances. It was just what our family needed after spending the last six days in Boston and DC. We are from the mid-west area and greatly appreciated the calm, quiet, uncrowded...More
The boat was beautiful and exception condition. It was not crowded on the boat, which was a plus... especially compared to the two other boats that were departing at the same time from a different company that were absolutely packed. We did the sunset sail...More