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Schooner Surprise

#1 of 11 Tours in Camden
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Address: 1 Bayview St, Camden, ME 04843-2201
Phone Number: +1 207-236-4687
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A two hour sail and private charters out of Camden Harbor on the elegant...

A two hour sail and private charters out of Camden Harbor on the elegant Surprise, lets you experience both Camden and Penobscot Bay in a truly special and memorable way.

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Wonderful Morning Sail

Captain Rob & Cassidy took us for a great two-hour sail. We went to the outer harbor and back; Capt. Rob was very informative; saw dolphins and sea birds, lighthouses and the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Fredonia, New York
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Fredonia, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Captain Rob & Cassidy took us for a great two-hour sail. We went to the outer harbor and back; Capt. Rob was very informative; saw dolphins and sea birds, lighthouses and the beautiful shoreline. Lots of interesting facts; took many great photos; all in all an enjoyable trip.

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

My wife & I sailed on the Surprise in October, 2016. Nicole & Ramiro absolutely went out of their way to interact with everyone and to answer questions. They made you feel like family, and patiently encouraged and coached any one who wanted to participate as "part of the crew". It was truly a relaxing & educational experience! Wonderful job!

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Camden, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We had a fantastic time out on the surprise. It was definitely the highlight of the trip, would recommend the surprise to everyone wanting to go out on the bay!

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Alexandria, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We were walking down at Camden Harbor and signed up for a 2hr sail on this beautiful schooner. They can accomadate up to 18 people. The Captain and first mate are a husband and wife team. The wind was calm so the motor was used. The sails were put up and passengers were invited to help. Owners very friendly, answering... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our time aboard the Surprise. It was one of the highlights of our maiden trip to Coastal Maine. Nicole and Ramiro were charming and competent. Highly recommended.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Nicole and Ramiro love sailing, and it shows! It was a beautiful tour of the islands and they let us help with hoisting sails and helming.

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Tempe, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Excellent weather for sailing and the stories told by the crew about Camden and the surrounding area were a lot of fun to hear. You can't beat sailing with people who enjoy their job! Cheers!

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Dahlonega
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Nicole and Will were the perfect crew on a beautiful sailing trip! Very comfortable old wood schooner.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Owners Nicole and Ramiro offer a truly delightful experience, in a breathtaking setting, aboard the beautiful, historic Schooner "Surprise." Their professionalism, experience and enthusiasm are impressive, and matched by their charm. Wonderful!

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We loved sailing with you! We sail quite a bit and we're disappointed to not have much wind but that's the way it goes! We had our two adult children with us not young children as indicated below...

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