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Vessel Details - American Eagle

About the American Eagle
American Eagle was launched in 1930 as a Gloucester fishing schooner, and sailed from Gloucester for over 50 years. Captain John Foss purchased her in 1984, and took her to Rockland, Maine, where she underwent a complete rebuild. In 1986 she began her career as a passenger-carrying windjammer. Each fall she returns to Gloucester to participate in the annual schooner race there.

Each voyage is a unique vacation, with spectacular scenery, wildlife, lighthouses and wonderful meals prepared onboard by American Eagle's longtime cook. You are encouraged to participate by taking a turn at the wheel, helping raise and trim sails, and follow the ship's course on the chart. Or, you may just want to kick back, bask in the sun, read a book, and follow the incredible passing scenery. You will find an easy congeniality onboard, making for instant relaxation and camaraderie.

Carrying a traditional "bald-headed" rig (no topsails), American Eagle is a great sailing schooner, with a good turn of speed under sail, able to carry full sail comfortably even up to 25 knots of wind. A deep draft vessel, she is safe and stable in open water. Passengers can gather in the galley forward or the main cabin aft. She is a designated National Historic Landmark.

Captain John Foss has been sailing the Maine Coast from an early age, and has skippered Maine Windjammers since 1976.

The American Eagle at a Glance

Berths: 28 in 14 cabins
Crew: 6
Length: 125 Ft
Beam: 20 Ft
Draft: 12 Ft

Rockland Round Trip- Wooden Boat Show: 6 Nights    
4-Night Voyage    
Lighthouses- Rockland, Me. Round Trip: 6 Nights    
Rockland, Round Trip-Great Schoone Race: 6 Nights    
Rockland, Maine Round Trip (show): 6 Nights    
Rockland Round Trip-(folk singing):4 Nights    
Rockland, Maine to the Canadian Border: 10 Nights    
Rockland, Maine Round Trip (also Boothbay)6 Nights    
Castlebay- Rockland, Me. Round Trip: 4 Nights    
3 Night Voyage    
Rockland, Round Trip-Gloucester Race: 6 Nights    
Sail Boston #1: 10 Nights    

Cabin Pricing Information

  Type Description 4 Night Voyages 6 Night Voyages 11 Night Voyage
Standard Cabin All cabins sleep two, most with upper & lower berths. # cabins have double berths and 3 more are convertible to double berths. Shower and heads are shared. $495.00 - $695.00 $825.00 - $915.00 $1,995.00
* Fares are per passenger, double occupancy, and vary by sailing date. Call for details. All meals included.

All cabins have reading lights, hot & cold running water, & fresh linens. Heads and shower are below decks.
**Pricing shown is subject to change and final prices will be confirmed upon booking.
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