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“Best way to see the harbor”
Review of Schooner Eastwind

Schooner Eastwind
Ranked #1 of 15 Tours in Boothbay Harbor
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Sail the waters of delightful Boothbay Harbor on our 65-foot schooner. See lighthouses, the outer islands, and sea wildlife on a two hour cruise. The Smith family has 30 years of boat building and sea adventures to share with you.
Reviewed 25 September 2013

Very enjoyable experience with the friendly, expert crew (Bill and Doug). They make great efforts to answer your questions, ensure your comfort (including offering parkas and blankets for those that don't dress warm enough on a cool day), and help you with your photos. You can even get an informal sailing lesson. Sailing is a refreshing treat for those that do not get to experience it often.

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Reviewed 24 September 2013

A very pleasant cruise around the outer islands off Boothbay Harbor. Captain Bill and first mate Doug gave us a great first sailing experience on this pretty schooner. If was cold, so we needed the blankets and jackets provided. It was a great way to relax and enjoy the scenery.

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Reviewed 22 September 2013

A pleasant boat trip with a knowledgeable crew and capt. If you're tired of walking and getting lost on back roads; this is the tour for you. A relaxing cruise around Boothbay with historical background on the area. Lasts about two hours and there are several trips each day.

1  Thank AdamV13N
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Reviewed 21 September 2013

The Eastwind was obviously well constructed and maintained. The captain, Bill, and his first mate, Doug, were knowledgable, engaging and well suited to their calling. Our two hour sail through the harbor and island area was actually about 2 and a quarter hours. Great scenery, and an almost full moon. Very romantic. Bill gave us a little bit of information about sailing and described how a sail works to gather energy from the wind. Next time, we're going to do the whale watch trip. You will enjoy your experience on the Eastwind.

1  Thank Bill S
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Reviewed 19 September 2013

Our trip aboard the Schooner Eastwind was one of the top experiences of our trip to the coast of Maine. It was a most enjoyable experience. The Crew was great. We would do it again and whole heartedly recommend it to others!

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