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Sail Acadia

11 Apple Ln, Dysart's Great Harbor Marina, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4424
+1 207-266-5210
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We had a great sail with Captain Carl and First Mate Sondra! Exciting under full sail with a good... read more

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trinaleah
Private Charter

Our family booked a private charter for 8, and requested for it to mimic the lobstering and nature... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jenny N
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Lancaster, Ohio
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We offer private and shared sailing trips aboard our two Friendship Sloops, the Alice E. and Helen Brooks, as well as outings and nature tours on our wooden lobster boat, the Elizabeth T. Escape the crowds of Bar Harbor and view Acadia National Park from the beautiful shores of Northeast Harbor and Southwest Harbor -- Mount Desert Island's "Quietside".
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11 Apple Ln, Dysart's Great Harbor Marina, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4424
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Reviewed today

We had a great sail with Captain Carl and First Mate Sondra! Exciting under full sail with a good wind, relaxing with calm sea and beautiful sunset. The Alice E is a beauty and provides for an intimate and informative tour. Thanks again!

Thank trinaleah
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family booked a private charter for 8, and requested for it to mimic the lobstering and nature tour. The staff was very accommodating and our family really enjoyed the personalized tour. We got some wonderful photographs and were able to check 2 lobster traps,...More

Thank Jenny N
Reviewed 1 week ago

An afternoon sailing around the bay and learning about the area. Our captain was friendly and informative without being too chatty. The Alice E is well maintained and my son and I loved our time sailing.

Thank StLouisKristinP
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family sailed with Karl (sp?) this morning for a 3 hour trip and it was the best sailing trip we've ever done. Karl was informative about the area, we got to help with the sailing (optional, you can just kick back and do nothing...More

Thank rgnwngphllps
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

had an amazing sunset sail on Alice E with cheese / crackers (and we brought our own wine) - Karl was an awesome captain - did a great job explaining everything and we just had an amazing time. Never forget it.

Thank peter s
Reviewed 24 November 2016

A great way to spend a few hours exploring the Maine coast on a sunny fall day. Our captain, Karl, loved his boat and enjoyed explaining it's history and the waters around us as we sailed the area from Somes Sound to Cranberry Island.

Thank jon l
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We have been going to Maine for 30 years and have eaten a lot of lobster . But this is the first time out on a real lobster boat . Great time . The crew was super and so was Cody their dog . He...More

Thank Richard Z
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We had a great time! The boat was excellent and so much fun - way better than the Margaret Todd. It's very cool to be able to say that you sailed on a boat built in the 1800's and used originally as a lobster boat....More

Thank laurenlisa721
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Captain Carl is the young, experienced owner of the beautiful Friendship Sloop the "Alice E." It was a lovely 3 hour sunset cruise sailing the harbor. He showed us lighthouses, beautiful homes along the coast & various islands. He was very knowledgeable about the history...More

Thank staceybC161LQ
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We had a nice time on our 3 hour tour on this sail. With 6 people maximum it was private and smooth sailing. We had a great time.

Thank Renee C
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dorolee23
Do I need to make a reservation? The website doesn't seem to clearly say how to do that.
11 May 2016|
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Response from Fonda M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you need to make a reservation. I think had called them using the number at the bottom of the Sail Acadia website, but their email address is also listed there..
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JanetgKippax
How many passengers does your boat hold?
25 June 2015|
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Response from Sail A | Property representative |
Hi and thank you for your inquiry, We pride ourselves on being a small, intimate operation where we can get to know our guests by name. We only take out a maximum of 6 passengers per boat. If you had a larger party, we... More
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