Destination Area: Atlantic Coast & Great Lakes of U.S. & Canada
Length: 10 NIGHTS
Vessel: American Eagle


Departs:

Rockland, Maine on June 14, 2017

Returns:

Boston Harbor on June 24, 2017


Fare is $2,195. per person, double occupancy. Single occupancy, in limited quantity, is an additional $30. per night.

A deposit of $350. per person, balance due 6 weeks of sailing. Your payment will be returned only as others are booked for this trip. Re-bookings are subject to a $50. per person fee. Free attendance for two to the Maine Lighthouse Museum is available.

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SAILBOSTON 1/ STELLWAGEN BANK - RACE: 10 Night Voyage/Race From Rockland, Maine to Boston, Massachusetts

American Eagle was launched in 1930 as a Gloucester fishing schooner, and sailed from Gloucester for over 50 years. Captain John Foss purchase ...

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  • Be part of the parade of the world's tall ships in their largest gathering
  • Enjoy the festivities/ ship tours and off shore day adventures to the marine sanctuary with the greatest population of whales off New England
  • Enjoy island visits and whale watching

SailBoston I boards in Rockland at our shipyard June 14th. A raft up the next day and begin the Great Schooner Race in Penobscot Bay towards Boston, Spend a week of cruising to the west with port and island visits along the way and excellent whale watching and sailing. Participate in the Parade of Sail into Boston June. A day of touring the other tall ships and disembark in Boston late morning June 24th..

Rockland, Maine
Rockland is at the heart of Midcoast Maine, an area world famous for its mountainous and rocky shore, with hundreds of harbors and inlets, and for some of the best cruising waters anywhere. A nearly mile-long granite breakwater protects Rockland Harbor and its picturesque lighthouse.

Rockland's history includes shipbuilding, lime processing, granite quarrying, and commercial fishing and lobstering. Historic Main Street forms the core of retail shopping, and has gone through a renaissance over the last several years. The community’s proud past survives in many ways, including a newly restored and enlarged Carnegie library, and an incredible mix of traditional residential styles of architecture that rivals the historic homes of many larger cities. Lodging is plentiful, dining opportunities abound and day trips in any direction provide ample rewards, including museums for rainy days.


Sailing in company with other tall ships


Race on your return to Boston Harbor
Schooner race

Boston Harbor Islands
These islands are where you can walk a Civil War-era fort, visit historic lighthouses, explore tide pools, hike lush trails, camp under the stars, or relax while fishing, picnicking or swimming—all within reach of downtown Boston. Youth programs, visitor services, research, wildlife management, and more are coordinated on the park’s 34 islands and peninsulas.

Boston Harbor
Boston, the capital and largest city in Massachusetts, and one of the oldest cities in the United States, is the economic and cultural center of New England. The city proper has a population over 600 thousands, and anchors the larger metropolitan area of Greater Boston with a population over 4 million people.

Puritan colonists from England founded the city in 1630. During the American Revolution Boston was the scene of several historic events, including the Boston Massacre, the Boston Tea Party, the Battle of Bunker Hill,and the battles of Lexington and Concord.

After independence, Boston became a major port and manufacturing center.

Since its discovery by John Smith in 1614,[2] Boston Harbor has been an important port in American history. It was the site continuous back filling of the harbor until the 19th century.

By 1660 almost all imports came to the greater Boston area and the New England coast through the waters of Boston Harbor. A rapid influx of people transformed Boston into a booming city.


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