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Schooner Eastwind

20 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1821
+1 207-633-6598
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Sunset harbor cruise

We took a sunset harbor cruise on Sept 13th. It was great weather, the captain and 1st mate were... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
West Bend, Wisconsin
All around first class experience.

The perfect weather may be effecting this review but I think the crew and the boat would make this... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2016
William M
The Woodlands, Texas
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20 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1821
+1 207-633-6598
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

We took a sunset harbor cruise on Sept 13th. It was great weather, the captain and 1st mate were great! They told lots of stories and answered everyone's questions. We brought beverages in a backpack and enjoyed them as the sun set in Boothbay Harbor....More

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Reviewed 16 October 2016

The perfect weather may be effecting this review but I think the crew and the boat would make this two hour sail a great experience in any conditions. Dick got us off to a great start at the ticket booth and the experience carried through...More

Thank William M
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We had a nice day to see the islands in and around Boothbay harbor on the Schooner Eastwind. VERY enjoyable. The crew--Captain Brad and Joe--narrated as we sailed and it was interesting to hear local history with a comical twist! There were cushions to sit...More

1  Thank crocodilewranglr
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Great cruise around Boothbay harbour with an interesting and amusing commentary. Authentic sailing on a beautiful well cared for schooner. A great way to enjoy this spectacular area. A must do in Maine.

Thank Aussie133
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Crew and Captain John were very accommodating and had a wonderful experience. Another check on my bucket list. Unforgettable exprience of helping drive and put up the sales on a schooner off the coast of Maine.

Thank sell197611
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Took the schooner trip today with Capt Joe and had a perfect trip. Sun was shining, birds everywhere, saw seals and dolphins. Not too much wind but was a beautiful sailing experience. Leaves were changing colors. Couldn't ask for a more perfect day.

Thank Pamela K
Reviewed 30 September 2016

The evening cruise to watch the sunset on the 65' Schooner Eastward was a highlight of our visit to the Boothbay area. The boat is privately owned by the Smith family and was also built entirely by the owners. Fortunately we had a light breeze...More

Thank Gary L
Reviewed 23 September 2016

My daughter Erica and I boarded the Eastwind on the 2 pm 2 cruise. From the moment we were aboard Capt. John and First Mate Joe were extremely engaging as they proceeded out of Boothbay Harbor. The vessel is in immalculate condition and what a...More

Thank sirpud
Reviewed 9 September 2016

It's beautiful to look upon and exciting to be on. It's a wonderful experience with experienced crew members. Submit yourself to the coastal experience and sail on the beautiful Eastwind.

Thank ah_bah
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We were part of a wedding party that included an afternoon sail around Boothbay Harbor on the Eastwind. It was a very enjoyable 2 hours. The captain and crew were pleasant and engaging and the harbor is beautiful. I would highly recommend it.

Thank Steven R
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Do recommend reservations for your two hour tour. I would like to surprise my husband with trip on your ship. We'll be there from 6/26-6/29. The best days out if those four would be Tues or Weds.
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
We went on this last year and ended up rescuing some kayakers. Not sure if that's why it seemed to be a bit dangerous to me (all the maneuvering we did). But, we are returning this year with our 11-year old granddaughter. Is this a safe excursion for her?
19 April 2017|
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
Barbara M
What tours do you have available in 9/11? We are driving in from Portland and can check into Browns Wharf Inn at 3 PM. What is the cost and how long is the tour? Do you pick up or is there handicapped parking close to boat ? Just had knee replacement a year ago. How do I dress?
5 September 2016|
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Response from ShoreUR | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm just a reviewer and not the owner. Suggest you give them a call but the tour was under 2 hours and the dress is very very casual, with a jacket for windy conditions. Enjoy yourselves.