8681
Maine
Explore the Coast of Maine Under Sail: Maritime and Natural History
Get to know Maine’s rugged coast and idyllic islands as you sail a classic windjammer to historic villages, pristine harbors, an uninhabited island, and an iconic lighthouse.
Rating (4.68)
Program No. 8681RJ
Length
7 days
Starts at
849
7 days
6 nights
17 meals
6B 5L 6D
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Learn the vessel as you sail the waters of Penobscot Bay.
Sailing the waters of Penobscot Bay. Anchor in beautiful harbors or off islands of coastal Maine.
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Sail among the islands in the bays and anchor in a new cove.
Sailing the waters of Penobscot Bay. Anchor in beautiful harbors or off islands of coastal Maine.
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Sail among the islands in the bays and anchor in a new cove.
Sailing the waters of Penobscot Bay. Anchor in beautiful harbors or off islands of coastal Maine.
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Island Visit, Intertidal Zone, Lobster History & Dinner
Sailing the waters of Penobscot Bay. Anchor in beautiful harbors or off islands of coastal Maine.
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Homeward Bound - Sailing the Waters of Penobscot Bay
Sailing the waters of Penobscot Bay. Anchor in beautiful harbors or off islands of coastal Maine.
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Departure
Camden, Maine
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At a Glance

Explore Maine’s beautiful coast and its hundreds of islands aboard the 95-foot windjammer “Angelique.” This swift and snug steel-and-wood sailing vessel serves as lodge, classroom and serene retreat. Departing from the beautiful town of Camden, “Angelique” drops anchor every evening in a picturesque harbor to let you explore a historic village, a beach or tide pool, a lighthouse or an uninhabited island.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Participants required to climb ladders onboard ship, in and out of bunks, as well as into and out of seine boats for shore excursions. Shore excursions include walking on varied terrain - rocky beach, dirt roads, and paved roads. Expect to sail 5-7 hours each day or less depending on the weather.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Lodge each night aboard the classic English Channel windjammer “Angelique,” in scenic harbors along Maine’s majestic coast.
  • Learn about the intriguing history of Castine, site of the worst naval disaster of the American Revolution.
  • Explore Stonington, a quintessential New England fishing village home to the famous Deer Isle granite.

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
Featured Expert
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Bud Warren
Historian, teacher and raconteur, Bud Warren has studied, written and lectured about Maine’s maritime history, geography, environment and culture for nearly 40 years. He has been a lobsterman, worked in a lumber mill and at Bath Iron Works, climbed Maine's peaks and rowed and sailed much of its coastline. He was active for more than a quarter of a century as a teaching volunteer and staff member at the Maine Maritime Museum in Bath.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Bud Warren
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