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Bufflehead Sailing Charters

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About Bufflehead Sailing Charters
Bufflehead is a 32 foot wooden gaff sloop, a classic boat, built in 1964. She is a very pretty boat, superbly swift, comfortable and safe. Captain Daniel Bennett sailed around the Pacific Ocean on a tall ship, and twice across the Atlantic (and back and forth to the Caribbean) on his own small boat.
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

The only issue that I have is that I can't provide any ideas on how you could make the sailing trip better! I read your response comment about praise versus criticisms relating to improving the trip. Sorry, all I have is praise. Captain Daniel provides...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank William P
Reviewed 30 September 2018

My family of four took a sunset sail with Captain Dan and two other women. We had a beautiful night and the breeze was up so we sailed around Rockland harbor. We brought our own picnic and enjoyed the whole pace of the evening. We...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

My parents, wife & I took a 3 hour trip on Captain Dan's sailboat. It was a great. relaxing experience. Capt Dan is not only an extremely experienced sailor, he is very knowledgeable about the area and the sites seen, and is just an interesting...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bclaggos
Reviewed 11 September 2018

This was a superb tour... ,beautifully crafted, taking us through the long history of the Rockland. The accommodation was wonderful and the food/wine experiences truly memorable. Captain Dan is not only a fount of knowledge but a wonderful host and has a great sense of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Svetlana B
Reviewed 5 September 2018

My husband and I took a 5 hour cruise and loved every minute. The boat is well equipped with everything you would want. We felt very comfortable and enjoyed the trip. It was nice to hear all about the area . The trip was personalized...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Regina630
Reviewed 5 September 2018

We only were in Rockland for one night and wanted to do a sailing trip on a short time constraint. We were able to schedule a 2 hour trip on the Bufflehead with Capt. Dan and we were so very glad we did. It was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gail H
Reviewed 2 September 2018

We were visiting the area for my husband's birthday and wanted to go sailing around the coast for some sightseeing and pleasure cruising on the water. The day was gorgeous and the skies clear. Daniel is an excellent sailor and the ship small and intimate....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Elena C
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Captain Daniel is extraordinary, and sailing with him is equally so! It didn't hurt that we had a picture-perfect day, either, but his skill at sailing combined with his vast knowledge of the islands, shore features and local history made the time zip by. We've...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Winnie052010
Reviewed 23 August 2018

My wife and I were incredibly disappointed that the boat ride we had scheduled for our one night in Rockland was cancelled, and were thrilled that Captain Daniel was able to accommodate us at the last minute for an evening cruise. We didn’t know what...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bryanirace
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We had an excellent time sailing with Daniel. It was one of the highlights of our trip to Maine. He was so welcoming and kind to all if us. When my 2 year old started getting fussy he broke out his guitar and tried to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Margaret S
13 August 2018|
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Hi Margaret, we have a trip that day 9:30-3:30. TripAdvisor site is being odd to answer more. Please contact us directly if you are interested in more info.
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Kevin M
5 September 2016|
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Hi, Kevin, Thank you for your interest in sailing with me aboard Bufflehead. A four hour private charter runs 475. To get to an island, and cook up the lobsters and corn ashore as well as sail back into Rockland (into the... More
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