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Schooner Surprise

#1 of 11 Tours in Camden
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Address: 16 Public Lndg, Camden, ME 04843-1748
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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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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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Reviewed 22 October 2016
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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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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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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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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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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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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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Great old boat with such a history and in immaculate condition, fab commentary, wonderful views. About the best 2 hours you could spend in Camden. This week is the last for sailing on the Surprise for the season. So lucky to have the experience and we were so blessed with the weather. Thank you to the crew for a truly... More 

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Black Forest, Colorado
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

We had the best time sailing on the Schooner Surprise! The Captain and also the gal who owns the boat were both fantastic!

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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Loved it ! The hosts, the views... the beautiful sailboat - our girls has lots of fun. Recommend it.

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Marion, Iowa
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

If you've never enjoyed a ride on a schooner, this one happens to be 57 feet in length, it's an experience you won't forget. This one had five sails on it and provided two-hour tours outside of the Camden Harbor. It was a delightful experience, and the owners even gave guests the opportunity to sit at the wheel and steer... More 

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San Diego, California
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

A great time, beautiful day and wonderfully nice tour guides (owners of the Surprise). I would call this a "must see and do" to anyone local or from out of town.

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