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Maine Windjammer Association Cruise Reviews

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Sail back in history on a Maine Windjammer!

Review for Stephen Taber to U.S.A.

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MA Chair

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

Are you crazy about old wooden boats? Does the thought of hauling lines, coiling and splicing, weighing anchor, polishing brass, and scrubbing decks set your heart singing? Well, this is the boat for you! On the other hand, if you prefer to lounge in a deck chair and drink wine and watch as others do all the work and the clouds stream by, this is also the boat for you! This was our third trip ...
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Sail Date: October 2020

Traveled with children


Beautiful Scenery, amazing Food and fabulous crew

Review for Stephen Taber to U.S.A.

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Kat6488

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

Just returned from a 4 day cruise. The second we stepped on the boat I was instantly relaxed. This was my first cruise on the boat and had heard such amazing things about the boat and the crew. Every crew member was welcoming, entertaining and incredibly knowledgeable. Chef Bethany turned out 5 star meals from a tiny galley kitchen with a wood burning stove. Crew member Morgan was quick with ...
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Sail Date: October 2020


Trip of a lifetime

Review for Lewis R. French to U.S.A.

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ninshell

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We decided to take this trip to celebrate our 34th wedding anniversary, and every moment of the trip was wonderful! Being on the ship was like living in a museum. The crew and Captain were just great, and the food was outstanding. We watched our young chef cook gourmet meals on a wooden stove! You can't beat Maine scenery for beauty. Everyone had an opportunity to work the sails and ...
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Sail Date: September 2019


What everybody else said

Review for Lewis R. French to Canada & New England

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alanruchty

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

What more could we have asked for?: Excellent food, great captain and crew, great shipmates, beautiful vessel, opportunities to learn how to sail, no one under 16, no smoking, no power, great for retirees, hands on experience. We were the only first timers on the French......Once you have sailed the French, it's hard to think of sailing with anyone else....This is truly an authentic sailing ...
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Sail Date: August 2018


Very laid back, relaxing and cool experience

Review for Lewis R. French to U.S.A.

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Ryan007

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

We stayed on the ship for 4 nights. The trip has fantastic food and plenty of it made by the chef. The mates were very friendly and knowledgeable. It is a fairly primitive, manuel run ship which adds to the draw. It is very cool how the ship has been fitted and changed throughout the years to accommodate guests but everything is still done by hand and many original and old items are still used. ...
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Sail Date: July 2018


Wonderful trip

Review for Lewis R. French to U.S.A.

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michaeji

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

This was a wonderful trip. Captain Garth and his crew were excellent and fun to be with. They really made the trip great. The Lewis R French is a great boat and was fun to sail on. We would do it again. The perfect trip to get away from it all and enjoy nature and the fun of sailing. The food was excellent, it's amazing what Jason could do on a wood burning stove. We had a wonderful Lobster bake ...
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Sail Date: June 2018


Best vacation!

Review for American Eagle to U.S.A.

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Benimic

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

September 2017, I spent another wonderful week on board this beautiful ship. The food was delicious, and all of it cooked in a wood stove. The crew members are knowledgeable and efficient. The camaraderie and laughter was memorable. There is something for everyone. If you just want to relax with a good book, you will be left alone. But if you want to help raise the sails, take a turn at the ...
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Sail Date: September 2017


Absolutely wonderful !!!

Review for Lewis R. French to U.S.A.

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Charlie2927

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

I have been to many different places and on many vacations and I can safely say this vacation has been my favorite of all. Our initial motivation for seeking out Windjammers was my long held love of old schooners. Being able to experience of sailing on a 130 year old schooner for an extended period was a dream come true for us. That said, many of the other facets of the experience they offer fit ...
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Sail Date: August 2017


Loved this trip !!!!!

Review for Lewis R. French to U.S.A.

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troward17

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

My wife and I heard about the beauty of Maine and decided to see it from the water. So, we took a 6 day windjammer cruise on the Lewis R. French, Camden, Maine. We chose this cruise because it was a personable size schooner with the right amount of people ,21. It is a National Historic Landmark, over 140 years old. This itinerary is very laid back - a great chance to really disconnect from the ...
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Sail Date: July 2017


3 Night Full Moon Cruise

Review for Mary Day to Canada & New England

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CaribbeanCruiser1953

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

We have sailed on everything from the Oasis of the Seas (Royal Caribbean) to crewed catamarans in the BVI's. Always was curious about sailing on a windjammer along the Maine coast, now glad we did it and the Mary Day was a great choice. The ship itself is immaculate and stable, the crew of seven was always busy cleaning and maintaining the boat. Cabin was adequate, nothing fancy but ...
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Sail Date: July 2017


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