Schooner Sail

special offer banner Schooner Sail Tour from Bar Harbor in Frenchman Bay (Acadia National Park)
Price: $74.00   Sale Price: $49.00   Save: $25.00
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Summary
Shore Excursion SizeStandard Group
Shore Excursion TypeActive, Scenic, Water
Shore Excursion Duration2 Hours
Activity LevelEasy
Shore Excursion Leaves FromA 5 minute walk from the tender pier (details will be provided when this excursion is booked).
Food/Beverage ProvidedNot Included
Recommended DressWe recommend wearing comfortable clothing and sensible rubber-soled shoes for walking on the boat. Please bring a light jacket or sweater - it can be cool on the water.
RestrictionsPlease note that on occasion a Newfoundland dog sails onboard. Please keep this in mind if you are allergic to dogs. In regards to weather, many different forecasts are monitored and will be considered when making a decision regarding cancellations. This tour is not necessarily canceled for rain and/or fog. As the tour is designed to give guests the sailing experience in typical Maine weather.
Tour Details

Schooner Sail

Bar Harbor, originally called Eden, has a world-renowned ambiance that blends seashore community, Downeast character, rocky shores, and the famous Maine Lobster. Founded in 1796, it is the best-known town on Mount Desert Island.

Enjoy a peaceful, serene, and comfortable sail among the islands of Frenchman Bay aboard a classic schooner ship. Since the 1700s, schooners have been used for a variety of purposes because they are fast, sleek, adaptable, and considered the sturdiest ships of all time.

Frenchman Bay is named for Samuel de Champlain, the French explorer who visited the area in 1604. The bay is bounded on the east by the Schoodic Peninsula, and on the west by Mount Desert Island; parts of both are in Acadia National Park. It contains numerous islands, the largest of which is Ironbound Island. The bay extends for roughly 15 miles and spans 7 miles at its widest.

Pack a meal, bring your favorite non-alcoholic beverage and sit back and relax or, if you feel inspired, join the crew to hoist the sails or take a turn at the ship's wheel.

Please Note: Restroom facilities are available onboard for your convenience. In regards to weather, many different forecasts are monitored and will be considered when determining cancellations. This tour is not necessarily canceled for rain and/or fog. As the tour is designed to give guests the sailing experience in typical Maine weather.

Shore Excursion Size
Standard Group
Shore Excursion Type
Active, Scenic, Water
Shore Excursion Duration
2 Hours
Activity Level
Easy
Shore Excursion Leaves From
A 5 minute walk from the tender pier (details will be provided when this excursion is booked).
Food/Beverage Provided
Not Included
Recommended Dress
We recommend wearing comfortable clothing and sensible rubber-soled shoes for walking on the boat. Please bring a light jacket or sweater - it can be cool on the water.
Restrictions
Please note that on occasion a Newfoundland dog sails onboard. Please keep this in mind if you are allergic to dogs. In regards to weather, many different forecasts are monitored and will be considered when making a decision regarding cancellations. This tour is not necessarily canceled for rain and/or fog. As the tour is designed to give guests the sailing experience in typical Maine weather.
4.5 Stars4.6 / 5  |  73 ReviewsReview This Tour
Good experience!
January 21, 2020
This was a short but fun schooner sail. some of passengers were able to help with the sails and enjoy the times. There was no a Dog.
Reviewer: Grace
4 Stars
Fun ssil
November 27, 2019
This was a short but fun schooner sail. Passengers were able to help with the sails. Learned a bit about the lobster industry. Dog had a day off, so we didn’t get to sail with him.
Reviewer: Lynn
5 Stars
Good value
November 09, 2019
Enjoyed the lovely views! Make sure you dress warmly. It was fun!
Reviewer: Olga Woodall
5 Stars
Beautiful ship and trip
October 30, 2019
This was a nice way to spend several hours off the Maine coast near Bar Harbor. The crew were friendly and the islands pretty. The only downside was a lack of wind!
Reviewer: Eileen Oswald
4 Stars
Schooner sail
October 29, 2019
The crew were helpful and friendly, but there was no dog aboard as the review said, and never saw even one seal which was the reason I took this tour. Also it was very cold, people were huddling together. Should be warned to bring a blanket. The sail was fun, but overall not what I expected.
Reviewer: anonymous
4 Stars
Fun on the Water
October 26, 2019
Very exhilarating cruise. Sightseeing, explanations and the wonder of being under sail
Reviewer: Arthur Goldsmith
5 Stars