Destination Area: Atlantic Coast & Great Lakes of U.S. & Canada
Length: 6 NIGHTS
Vessel: Mary Day


Camden, Maine on July 22, 2019


Camden, Maine (return) on July 28, 2019

$1,200 per person, double occupancy, including all meals except dinner the evening of boarding.

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The Wooden Boat School and Mary Day are joining forces to offer an exciting, hands-on week of tall ship sailing and seamanship.

Participants become members of the crew as they learn general seamanship, coastal navigation, and marlinespike seamanship.

Mary Day's crew will guide you in trimming and handling sails, steering the schooner, stitching a ditty bag, and going aloft to stow the topsails.

On Friday students will have the opportunity to “take command” and utilize the skills they have have learned during the voyage. As usual there will be plenty of time to relax, get ashore to explore, and practice small boat handling. There is space available for non-participants at a reduced rate, as well. Sailing six nights through the islands and lighthouses of beautiful mid-coast Maine

The Schooner Mary Day offers one of the most relaxing and unique adventure vacations you'll ever enjoy on the Maine coast. With 4,500 square fe ...

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  • Feel the thrill of sailing aboard a true Windjammer
  • Relax to the sounds of the breeze in your sails and waves lapping the hull
  • Make new friends among your shipmates
  • Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the rugged Maine coast and islands
  • Help tend the sails and take a turn at the wheel
  • Go hiking and exploring ashore
  • See ospreys and perhaps even eagles
  • Poke about the lovely harbors in one of Mary Day's rowboats
  • Enjoy hearty New England fare prepared fresh in Mary Day's galley

Each week Schooner Mary Day sets sail from Camden for a week of poking about among the bays and islands of mid-coast Maine. The region's many offshore islands and inside passages offer a wonderful variety of adventures as well as the choice of sailing in the shelter of the islands or on the broad ocean, depending on weather and sea conditions. We make every effort to stay off the beaten path, visiting islands and out of the way places on the mainland. We do our best to get off the boat to explore ashore each day. To a great extent, our itinerary is determined by the wind - it takes us where it's blowing but we always anchor for the night in a snug harbor, whether at an offshore island, salty downeast village, or larger seaside resort.

Camden, Maine
At the center of Maine's mid-coast region, nestles a sheltered harbor, hemmed snugly in by steep but gently sloping mountains. Camden offers the excitement of a busy harbor with lots of yachts, pleasure boats and coastal schooners, as well as shopping, excellent dining, and varied entertainment, including art galleries and theater. During the sun filled down-east daytime, enjoy tours of the bay’s landmarks, from seal spotting, to working boatyards and lobster boats, to magnificant summer homes.

Cruising coastal Maine
Your Captain determines where the schooner is going depending upon wind and weather. Penobscot Bay and surrounding waters are filled with islands, bays, harbors and channels. Your Captain navigates with the safety and comfort of passengers foremost in mind, and strives to find an itinerary both fun and interesting.

Camden, Maine (return)
Your ship returns to Camden Harbor.

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