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.
Program No. 8681RJ
Length
7 days
Starts at
799
7 days
6 nights
17 meals
6B 5L 6D
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Learn About the Vessel, Sail the Waters of Penobscot Bay.
Sailing the waters of Penobscot Bay. Anchor in beautiful harbors or off islands of Penobscot Bay.
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Historic Castine & Dice Head Lighthouse
Sailing the waters of Penobscot Bay. Anchor in beautiful harbors or off islands of Penobscot Bay.
4
Look for Sea Life, Sail Among Islands to a New Harbor
Sailing the waters of Penobscot Bay. Anchor in beautiful harbors or off islands of Penobscot Bay.
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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 Penobscot Bay.
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Departures
Camden, Maine
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At a Glance

Explore Maine’s beautiful coast and its hundreds of islands aboard Ketch Angelique's 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
Outdoor: No Sweat
Walking over varied terrain. Navigate onboard ship, climb in and out of bunks as well as seine boats for shore excursions.

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.
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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.
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