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Address: North Haven, ME 04853
Phone Number: +1 207-491-8551
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Explore the islands of Penobscot Bay with Blue Yonder Sail Charters! We...

Explore the islands of Penobscot Bay with Blue Yonder Sail Charters! We provide partial and full day sailing charters aboard our comfortable 40 foot wooden sloop, Tammy Norie. Our scenic cruising grounds include many islands, lighthouses, interesting architecture and wildlife. Charter passengers can expect a safe, fun and relaxing experience sailing aboard Tammy Norie!

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Getting away from South Louisiana for a week in Maine for husband's birthday. Decided to book a day sailing trip a day pulled up TripAdvisor for recommendation. Did we ever luck... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 September 2016
Theresa V
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Sulphur, Louisiana
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Sulphur, Louisiana
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Getting away from South Louisiana for a week in Maine for husband's birthday. Decided to book a day sailing trip a day pulled up TripAdvisor for recommendation. Did we ever luck out--BEST PART OF THE ENTIRE TRIP! Joel helped in the planning and then tweaked the schedule due to weather conditions so we could get in hours of sailing we... More 

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BlueYonderSailing, Owner at Blue Yonder Sail Charters - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review, Theresa! It was wonderful to be able to take you and David sailing, and I am so glad it worked out to split days due to weather! I've been remiss in asking folks to write reviews this year, and really appreiciate your taking the time to do so. All the best to you, and... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

I can't say enough good things about Joel Rowland and his beautiful boat. He was incredibly helpful and responsive from the start as we planned our morning charter. And the day of, he tailored the experience to exactly what we wanted, and so much more! Sailing with Joel is the best way to see the area around North Haven Island,... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015

FIVE STARS ON EVERY LEVEL - Joel Rowland (captain) took my children and I, and my friend and her children sailing on Penobscot Bay by Vinylhaven Maine. It was a special day all around. The boat performed very well, and Joel was a skilled sailor as well as safety minded, and an excellent tour guide and teacher. He showed the... More 

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1 Thank Maryann W
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015

Took a couple of sail excursions with family and all of us loved them! Great for island exploration around North and Vinal Haven.

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Hastings on Hudson, New York
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015

I have been taking day or half-day sails with Captain Joel Rowland on the Tammy Norie for many years. As a veteran of many charter sails, I have to say that this is the best and most pleasurable -- sailing on the Tammy Norie with Joel is simply magical. Joel knows the geography and history of the Fox Islands and... More 

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1 Thank Eileen H
Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

My cousin and I had a fantastic sailboat ride around Penobscot Bay with Blue Yonder Sailing. We took off from North Haven harbor and went around the big and small islands in the Bay. Captain Joel Rowland's beautiful boat is a smooth and comfortable ride, and he makes sure his passengers are warm and having fun. Joel also points out... More 

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Farmington, Maine
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

From the moment we stepped on the Tammy Norie, we felt welcomed and right at home. Joel and Amy are so comfortable to be around and work together seamlessly, like a well choreographed dance. We were welcome to take the helm, raise a sail, or just sit back and enjoy the spectacular scenery. Wonderful day, wonderful boat, wonderful people! Can't... More 

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Thank Becky L
North Haven, Maine
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015

Had a great photo shoot aboard the Tammy Norie with Joel at the helm and Amy helping out :) Both were Great at communicating the days before the shoot, accommodating me and my crew in every way. Joel was fantastic at steering the Tammy Norie into the wind/ out of the wind/ sun behind the model, etc. We were also... More 

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Thank Carrie B
Wilton, Maine, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

Blue Yonder Sail Charters was an incredible experience. The captain (Joel) and first mate (Amy) are wonderful hosts. Incredibly competent, yet relaxed and personable, they made our outing (6 friends) a truly unforgettable experience. We are so grateful for our day on the water with Joel and Amy. We'll never forget seeing Maine from your beautiful vessel!

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Thank Karol M
Farmington, Maine
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

Our 7 hour sail on the Tammy Norie with Joel and Amy was amazing! Joel's quiet and calm demeanor puts you at ease instantly and before you know it your muscles are relaxed and you are experiencing the breathtaking beauty of the ocean..8 eagles, porpise, seals, guillemots!! Don't know what those are? No worries, Joel is so knowledgeable about the... More 

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