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Schooner Eastwind

20 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1821
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Very fun and relaxing sail

My husband and I decided it would be fun to go out in the harbor. We decided on Schooner Eastwind... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Alibi2012
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Blythewood, South Carolina
Perfect sail!

My husband and I came to Boothbay Harbor, ME for our honeymoon and have been nothing but pleased... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sfogletree
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Dothan, Alabama
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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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  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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20 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1821
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Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I decided it would be fun to go out in the harbor. We decided on Schooner Eastwind after the recommendation of the inn where we were staying. Tom and Mike were great! We got to help raise the sail (which is harder...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I came to Boothbay Harbor, ME for our honeymoon and have been nothing but pleased from day one! Today we enjoy a sailboat ride with Captain John and his First Mate Patrick. They both made the trip very enjoyable and we’re able...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you so much for our wonderful cruise yesterday! Tom and Mike are friendly and warm, know the area and allow guests a hands on experience. The schooner is immaculate and very beautiful. Mike and Tom went above and beyond to give my husband and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us took the 3pm trip on June 9, 2018. Captain Tom and his Mate, Mike, were terrific. I had the opportunity of steering the boat. Tom was a very calm captain. He talked about the history of sailing as well as the points...More

Thank Don W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being on the Eastwind Schooner was truly a magical moment in time for me and an experience I will never forget. I have been on the Eastwind before, but this time I got to hoist the sails and steer the sailboat. Since there were only...More

2  Thank 681margareta
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fun, relaxing and hands on experience. My wife helped hoist sails and took over steering for a bit! Captain Tom was great, as was Mike, Bob. Cindy at the booth is awesome! We recommend this 2hr tour to anyone who wants to...More

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Reviewed 13 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
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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
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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
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Reviewed 3 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
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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
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dsimes2
2 May 2017|
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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
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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
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