22353
Maine

Sail the Maine Coast With Your Grandchild

Sail with your grandchild aboard a 95-foot windjammer, and drop anchor each day to explore islands, beaches and lighthouses with expert naturalists! Plus, sleep in bunks below deck!
Rating (4)
Program No. 22353RJ
Length
5 days
Starts at
949 / ADULT
849 / CHILD
5 days
4 nights
11 meals
4B 3L 4D
2
Sailing, Island/Intertidal Zone Exploration, Lobster Bake, Star Gazing
Sailing the waters of Penobscot Bay. Anchor in beautiful harbors or off islands of Penobscot Bay.
3
Sailing, Explore a Coastal Village, Evening Activities
Sailing the waters of Penobscot Bay. Anchor in beautiful harbors or off islands of Penobscot Bay.
4
Sailing to Penobscot Bay and Homemade Ice Cream
Sailing the waters of Penobscot Bay. Anchor in beautiful harbors or off islands of Penobscot Bay.
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At a Glance

Climb aboard a 95-foot windjammer called “Angelique” with your first mate — your grandchild — and set sail along the beautiful coast of Maine! You’ll live, sleep and learn on board with your full crew of Road Scholar grandparents and kids. Did you know that there are hundreds of islands off the coast of Maine? Make figure eights around them as you sail Penobscot Bay, keeping watch for seals, porpoise and birds. Drop anchor every evening in picturesque harbors to explore the islands’ historic villages, a beaches, tide pools and lighthouses with expert naturalists!
Activity Level
Outdoor: No Sweat
Hiking up to one mile over varied terrain if you choose on shore excursions. Must be able to navigate companionways on board ship, climb in/out of bunks, as well as seine boats for shore excursions.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Learn the basics of sailing, from hauling lines to handling sails and steering the boat, aboard the windjammer “Angelique.”
  • Row ashore to explore a deserted island and learn about lobsters’ importance to Maine; and later, enjoy a traditional lobster bake!
  • Sleep on the ship each night as you drop anchor in scenic harbors along Maine’s majestic coast, and learn how the stars help sailors navigate the sea.

General Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 12-15.
Suggested Reading List
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