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Schooner Olad Windjammer Cruise

1 Bayview Lndg, 29 Main Street, Camden, ME 04843-2249
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Nice short sailing cruise.

We thoroughly enjoyed our trip aboard the Schooner Olad. The crew was very efficient, friendly and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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PERFECT Sail experience!

We had 2 hours of perfect weather plus info on the area, the boat and more! Capt even made sure we... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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1 Bayview Lndg, 29 Main Street, Camden, ME 04843-2249
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our trip aboard the Schooner Olad. The crew was very efficient, friendly and well skilled.

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Aaron L, Owner at Schooner Olad Windjammer Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We're lucky to have some great crew members on our team. Thanks so much for sharing your experience! Have a great summer.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had 2 hours of perfect weather plus info on the area, the boat and more! Capt even made sure we were able to spot some seals!

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Aaron L, Owner at Schooner Olad Windjammer Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Seeing wildlife on our sailing trips is part of the fun! So glad to hear you enjoyed your sail with us. Thanks so much for joining us!

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Always fun and very knowledgeable. FUN! Comfortable seating - Bring your own wine, soft drink or beer and cheese snacks.

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Aaron L, Owner at Schooner Olad Windjammer Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

So glad you had a great time on your sail with us! Yes, snacks can be an essential part of sailing...it's all that fresh air. We hope you have a great summer.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Olad folks also own a smaller, 6-passenger boat the Owl. Fortunate enough to have 2 captains that day, Sarah and Saphrona. Both were expert sailors, very knowledgeable of Penobscot Bay and Camden, and great fun. Our party of 4 was joined by a man...More

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Aaron L, Owner at Schooner Olad Windjammer Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Leigh, I am so glad you enjoyed your time on the Owl with us! We would love to see you again next year on whichever boat you choose to do, or both!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our sail aboard the beautiful Olad! We had the perfect weather day, the crew was delightful, the scenery unbeatable. Couldn't recommend it more! A nice touch was the photos that they took of us on the schooner and printed. We would definitely...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Olad is a beautiful schooner. We really enjoyed our 2 hr sail in the late afternoon yesterday. Crew were great and told us great stories as we sailed. Would highly recommend!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful sail with Captain Chris and First Mate Devon. The ship was absolutely beautifu! Very comfortable seating. There was not a set agenda or dialog, however the captain and crew answered all questions and were knowledgeable about sailing and...More

Thank Kim M
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Aaron L, Owner at Schooner Olad Windjammer Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks very much for sharing your experience sailing with us! Our crew loves to talk about the area and history and answer questions without making it a narrated event. We are sincere in our love for sailing, and I believe it shows. We hope you...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This sail was amazing! We chartered the Schooner Olad for wedding guests in May. The experience could not have been better! We chartered two trips and our Captain, Chris, and First Mate, Devon, were knowledgeable, friendly, and fun! On the family trip, Captain Chris was...More

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Aaron L, Owner at Schooner Olad Windjammer Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It was truly a pleasure to be able to take your guests out sailing with us! We were so happy to help make it a memorable experience during your most important weekend. Congratulations on your marriage!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My grandson, his partner and I had glorious 2 hour trip with fresh wind and sunshine. The skipper handled the gusts with ease letting the Olad tip some but always just fun. He also entertained with good stories which were sometimes true. One photo is...More

Thank Richard T
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Aaron L, Owner at Schooner Olad Windjammer Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for sharing your wonderful experience aboard our vessel Olad! There's so much to see and learn while out on the bay. We hope you enjoy your summer!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful day on the water yesterday on the Olad. Captain Chris and crew were outstanding on a warm, windy day. Chris's knowledge and skill really stand out. He is a throwback to the "days of wooden ships and iron men." His passion for sailing and...More

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Aaron L, Owner at Schooner Olad Windjammer Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're so glad you enjoyed your sail with us aboard the Olad! Thanks so much for sharing your experience...we truly appreciate it. Enjoy your summer!

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Gusman1
7 November 2016|
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Response from kspeaker | Reviewed this property |
That is when we went--mid September. I would recommend the afternoon one though. The evening one might be too cold. We went on the boat that held 6 people. The captain had blankets and such if we needed them. We didn't... More
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Peter D
6 June 2016|
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Hi there! Our 2 hour sails are $43 for adults and $33 for kids under 12. Thanks for your interest in sailing with us!
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30 January 2016|
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Response from Etienne P | Reviewed this property |
We had over 40 aboard the Olad for a wedding party, plenty of room especially if you are family.
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