Our 32nd Year in Camden!
Celebrating Our 100th Anniversary 1918-2018
On The National Register of Historic Places
Join us for a two hour daysail on the elegant Schooner Surprise out of Camden, Maine. We sail around the magnificent Penobscot Bay. On our Camden day cruises we will see lighthouses, wildlife, private yachts and summer estates. We offer Sunset sails, Tuesday night Sunset sails with live music, Full moon sails and Fireworks sails. We sail 7 days a week from mid May to mid October. Get involved and help raise sails or steer the boat, we are great with kids! Come and join us for a cruise on board the most famous windjammer in Maine. We offer environmentally friendly boat tours. We have limited amount of passengers with cushioned seating for all. Come sail the Maine Coast with us.
Join us for your Camden Maine Charter on the Schooner Surprise. Special events, weddings, birthdays, family reunions, anniversaries and corporate events. Two hour, half day and full day cruises on the beautiful coast of Maine. Have us cater your Camden cruise and serve exquisite appetizers on a sunset sail or a lobster lunch. Our Maine windjammer cruises will give you an unparalleled view of Camden Hills. We have been highly rated tour operators in Camden Maine for 31 years. Rated #1 on Trip Advisor!! Book your Camden Charters with us.
May 29th- Full moon sail watch the sunset over the Camden Hills and the moon rise over Penobscot Bay. $50 7:30-9:30
June 28th- Full moon sail watch the sunset over the Camden Hills and the full moon rise over Penobscot Bay. $50 7:30-9:30 BYOB
July 4th-Join us for a sunset sail and then a front row seat to see the fireworks over Camden Harbor. $50 7:15-9:15
July 11th- Sunset sail with live acoustic music and homemade dessert. 7:15-9:15 $60 adults $50 kids BYOB
July 13th- Join us for the Windjammer parade of sail a half day sail to join the windjammer fleet in Rockland as we parade around the breakwater. Excellent photo op! Lobster roll lunch or chicken salad included. $100 12:15-5:00pm.
July 18th- Sunset sail with live music and homemade desserts. 7:15-9:15 $60 adults $50 kids BYOB
July 25th- Sunset sail with live music and homemade desserts. 7:15-9:15 $60 adults $50 kids BYOB
July 27th- Full moon sail with live music and homemade dessert. 7:15-9:15 $60 BYOB
August 1st- Sunset sail with live music and homemade dessert. 7:15-9:15 $60 adults $50 kids
August 8th- Sunset sail with live music and homemade dessert. 7:15-9:15 $60 adults $50 kids
August 15th- Sunset sail with live music and homemade dessert. 5:15-7:15 $60 adults $50 kids
August 22nd- Sunset sail with live music and homemade dessert. 5:15-7:15 $60 adults $50 kids
August 26th- Full moon sail with live music and dessert. 7:15-9:15 $60
August 29th- Sunset sail with live music and homemade dessert 5:15-7:15 $60 adults $50 kids
August 31st- Camden Windjammer Festival sail in with the windjammers. 12:30-2:30 and 3:00-5:00 $43
August 31st- Fireworks sail for Windjammer Weekend 7:15-9:15 $50
September 24th- Full moon sail. 5:30-7:30 $50
Nicole and Ramiro met 20 years ago while sailing in Key West, Florida. They were married on top of Mt. Battie in Camden, Maine. Then they set sail working on several charter and private sailing yachts in Maine and the Caribbean; dreaming of the day when they would own their own boat.
After 9 more exciting years together, they returned to Camden to start a family. Their daughter, Delfina, was born and four years later, they added their furry friend Lucy to the family.
Their dream of owning a boat and working together as a family has come true. This is their fourth year owning the Schooner Surprise. Nicole and Ramiro are thrilled to carry on the tradition of sailing the Surprise in Penobscot Bay. They look forward to showing you what they love about Camden Maine and why they love being out on the water.
There is still snow on the ground and we are less then 6 weeks away from the start of our season! We have been working hard to get Surprise and Anjacaa ready for launching in just a few weeks. We will be sailing Surprise in her 99th year on the water with new sails this year and she has had lots of brightwork done down below. She also had a new head put in, so we can all thank Ramiro for that! We are also very excited to be able to offer another different sailing experience aboard Sloop Anjacaa this summer. She will only take a maximum of six guests and offers a bit more of an intimate ride. She is a great sailing boat in both light and heavy breezes and is sure to be a lot of fun for passengers. Our popular live music and homemade dessert sails will be back this summer on Tuesday nights with our friend Andre Lascoutx from Nashville playing his guitar and singing for us. These sails sell out quick so be sure to book yours in advance. Also, if you haven’t sailed on one of our full moon sails be sure to book one on either Surprise or Anjacaa to see the sunset over the Camden Hills and the moonrise over Penobscot Bay. We look forward to having you aboard starting May 1st!
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