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CAMDEN, MAINE

Explore the Coast of Maine Under Sail: Maritime and Natural History

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Program #8681RJ
5 Days | 4 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

Itinerary for Aug 22 — Aug 26, 2014

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Type: Other

Description: Captain Dennis and his wife Candace welcome you aboard their vessel to share with you the delight of cruising Maine's coastal waters under full sail. Join new shipmates, share the enthusiasm for the lore of Penobscot Bay, the fascinating history and legends of lighthouses, the small villages and rocky islands that dot the bay.

Ship Information: The Windjammer Angelique designed only for windjamming and built for comfort, Angelique is swift, snug, safe. Her deep draft hull and full keel assure maximum stability even in a "blow". Her steel and wood construction combine the 21st-century's highest safety standards and the authenticity of classic 19th-century English Channel and North Sea windjammers plus:

Captain/owner operated
Angelique meets US Coast Guard and Lloyd's specifications for sail vessels carrying passengers
7 water-tight compartments
2 powerful auxiliary diesel engines
VHF radio, radar, loran, and GPS
Gaff Topsail Ketch
Length Overall: 130 feet
Length of Deck: 95 feet
Beam: 23 feet, 7-1/2 inches
Draft: 11 feet
Sail Area: 5269 square feet
Displacement: 142 tons
Passengers: 29

Contact info:
Atlantic Avenue, Library Park
P.O. Box 736
Camden, ME 04843-0736 USA
phone: 800-282-9989
web: /www.sailangelique.com/ship.html

Room amenities: Cabins aboard the Ketch Angelique range in average dimension (ft) from 7'6"x5'x6'2" to 7'x7'x6'8" with a double bed or two (upper and lower) single bunk-style berths. All cabins have cold running water, fresh linens, towels, wool blankets and reading lights. There are three shared heads (baths) two have hot showers. Please see the Angelique's website for additional details and photos:

https://www.sailangelique.com/amenities.html

Facility amenities: Meals are served family style.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before:
Although we are unable to accommodate participants before or after our program, please read under free time for a variety of places to stay in the area.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day One: Friday, August 22 - Board Angelique/Orientation/Dinner
Afternoon: You will board Angelique anytime between 3:00 & 5:00 PM. Please do not try to board before 3:00 PM. The crew members will give all drivers directions for parking your car. An orientation meeting will be held between 5:00 and 5:30 PM, providing information about the vessel, life aboard, and safety issues. This is also when you will meet the captain, crew, instructors, and other Road Scholar guests also joining us.

Dinner: Dinner on the Angelique

Evening: Evening activities on your own, including enjoying Camden and getting to know your shipmates.

Lodging: Ketch Angelique

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Other

Description: Captain Dennis and his wife Candace welcome you aboard their vessel to share with you the delight of cruising Maine's coastal waters under full sail. Join new shipmates, share the enthusiasm for the lore of Penobscot Bay, the fascinating history and legends of lighthouses, the small villages and rocky islands that dot the bay.

Ship Information: The Windjammer Angelique designed only for windjamming and built for comfort, Angelique is swift, snug, safe. Her deep draft hull and full keel assure maximum stability even in a "blow". Her steel and wood construction combine the 21st-century's highest safety standards and the authenticity of classic 19th-century English Channel and North Sea windjammers plus:

Captain/owner operated
Angelique meets US Coast Guard and Lloyd's specifications for sail vessels carrying passengers
7 water-tight compartments
2 powerful auxiliary diesel engines
VHF radio, radar, loran, and GPS
Gaff Topsail Ketch
Length Overall: 130 feet
Length of Deck: 95 feet
Beam: 23 feet, 7-1/2 inches
Draft: 11 feet
Sail Area: 5269 square feet
Displacement: 142 tons
Passengers: 29

Contact info:
Atlantic Avenue, Library Park
P.O. Box 736
Camden, ME 04843-0736 USA
phone: 800-282-9989
web: /www.sailangelique.com/ship.html

Room amenities: Cabins aboard the Ketch Angelique range in average dimension (ft) from 7'6"x5'x6'2" to 7'x7'x6'8" with a double bed or two (upper and lower) single bunk-style berths. All cabins have cold running water, fresh linens, towels, wool blankets and reading lights. There are three shared heads (baths) two have hot showers. Please see the Angelique's website for additional details and photos:

https://www.sailangelique.com/amenities.html

Facility amenities: Meals are served family style.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before:
Although we are unable to accommodate participants before or after our program, please read under free time for a variety of places to stay in the area.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Two: Saturday, August 23 - Natural History program, history of lobsters, int...
Natural History program, history of lobsters, intertidal zone, Lobster Dinner.

Note: On any given day during this cruise the itinerary is subject to change depending on the winds, tides, the fog, other weather and exciting opportunities that present themselves.

Breakfast: Breakfast on the Angelique

Morning: Sail...Underway after breakfast and set sail for an island exploration. Discussion of Maine marine mammals.

Lunch: Lunch on the Angelique

Afternoon: Drop anchor and go ashore to explore an island. Discussion of intertidal zone and island ecology.

Dinner: Traditional Lobster Bake-Lobster, vegetable dip, onion dip, vegetable sticks, cheese and crackers, hot dogs or veggie burgers, pasta salad, blueberry pie and smores.

Evening: Audubon's reintroduction of Puffins along Maine's Coast.

Lodging: Ketch Angelique

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Other

Description: Captain Dennis and his wife Candace welcome you aboard their vessel to share with you the delight of cruising Maine's coastal waters under full sail. Join new shipmates, share the enthusiasm for the lore of Penobscot Bay, the fascinating history and legends of lighthouses, the small villages and rocky islands that dot the bay.

Ship Information: The Windjammer Angelique designed only for windjamming and built for comfort, Angelique is swift, snug, safe. Her deep draft hull and full keel assure maximum stability even in a "blow". Her steel and wood construction combine the 21st-century's highest safety standards and the authenticity of classic 19th-century English Channel and North Sea windjammers plus:

Captain/owner operated
Angelique meets US Coast Guard and Lloyd's specifications for sail vessels carrying passengers
7 water-tight compartments
2 powerful auxiliary diesel engines
VHF radio, radar, loran, and GPS
Gaff Topsail Ketch
Length Overall: 130 feet
Length of Deck: 95 feet
Beam: 23 feet, 7-1/2 inches
Draft: 11 feet
Sail Area: 5269 square feet
Displacement: 142 tons
Passengers: 29

Contact info:
Atlantic Avenue, Library Park
P.O. Box 736
Camden, ME 04843-0736 USA
phone: 800-282-9989
web: /www.sailangelique.com/ship.html

Room amenities: Cabins aboard the Ketch Angelique range in average dimension (ft) from 7'6"x5'x6'2" to 7'x7'x6'8" with a double bed or two (upper and lower) single bunk-style berths. All cabins have cold running water, fresh linens, towels, wool blankets and reading lights. There are three shared heads (baths) two have hot showers. Please see the Angelique's website for additional details and photos:

https://www.sailangelique.com/amenities.html

Facility amenities: Meals are served family style.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before:
Although we are unable to accommodate participants before or after our program, please read under free time for a variety of places to stay in the area.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Three: Sunday, August 24 - Historic Castine
Breakfast: Breakfast on the Angelique

Morning: Underway after breakfast, sail to Castine.

Lunch: Lunch on the Angelique

Afternoon: Explore the historic, colonial town of Castine. Take a self guided walking tour, view historic architecture and sites of town, visit Dice Head Lighthouse.

Dinner: Dinner on the Angelique

Evening: Discussion of early Maine settlements, Penobscot Expedition, importance of fishing to the New World.

Lodging: Ketch Angelique

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Other

Description: Captain Dennis and his wife Candace welcome you aboard their vessel to share with you the delight of cruising Maine's coastal waters under full sail. Join new shipmates, share the enthusiasm for the lore of Penobscot Bay, the fascinating history and legends of lighthouses, the small villages and rocky islands that dot the bay.

Ship Information: The Windjammer Angelique designed only for windjamming and built for comfort, Angelique is swift, snug, safe. Her deep draft hull and full keel assure maximum stability even in a "blow". Her steel and wood construction combine the 21st-century's highest safety standards and the authenticity of classic 19th-century English Channel and North Sea windjammers plus:

Captain/owner operated
Angelique meets US Coast Guard and Lloyd's specifications for sail vessels carrying passengers
7 water-tight compartments
2 powerful auxiliary diesel engines
VHF radio, radar, loran, and GPS
Gaff Topsail Ketch
Length Overall: 130 feet
Length of Deck: 95 feet
Beam: 23 feet, 7-1/2 inches
Draft: 11 feet
Sail Area: 5269 square feet
Displacement: 142 tons
Passengers: 29

Contact info:
Atlantic Avenue, Library Park
P.O. Box 736
Camden, ME 04843-0736 USA
phone: 800-282-9989
web: /www.sailangelique.com/ship.html

Room amenities: Cabins aboard the Ketch Angelique range in average dimension (ft) from 7'6"x5'x6'2" to 7'x7'x6'8" with a double bed or two (upper and lower) single bunk-style berths. All cabins have cold running water, fresh linens, towels, wool blankets and reading lights. There are three shared heads (baths) two have hot showers. Please see the Angelique's website for additional details and photos:

https://www.sailangelique.com/amenities.html

Facility amenities: Meals are served family style.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before:
Although we are unable to accommodate participants before or after our program, please read under free time for a variety of places to stay in the area.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Four: Monday, August 25 - Homeward Bound
Breakfast: Breakfast on the Angelique

Morning: Underway after breakfast and sail from Castine to Camden.

Lunch: Lunch on the Angelique

Afternoon: While underway, bird and seal watching.

Dinner: Dinner on the Angelique

Evening: Evening program. Irving Johnson's "Around Cape Horn" will be available to watch. Time to read,relax, enjoy shipmates and play board games or explore Camden on your own.

Lodging: Ketch Angelique

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Five: Tuesday, August 26 - Departures
Breakfast: All disembark after breakfast. Have a safe trip!

Meals Included: Breakfast


Free Time Opportunities


Camden, Maine
Camden Chamber of CommerceA good resource for events, places to stay, historic sites, museums, etc. in the area. Call toll free (message-only line): 800-223-5459 Speak to a person: 207-236-4404 Fax: 207-236-4315 Write: PO Box 919, Camden, ME 04843 Location: 2 Public Landing by the harbor

Important information about your itinerary:
Please know that while we do everything we can to finalize all aspects of our programs well in advance, there are logistics that occasionally must be altered. Our website will reflect the most recent information, and we are committed to providing you with final program details no later than eight weeks prior to the start of programs outside the U.S. and three weeks prior to the start of programs within the U.S. If you ever have questions about your program, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
4 nights of accommodations
11 meals: 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
4 Field trips
18 Hands-on experiences

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