Maine Special Events Sail Heron 2017
Here are some of the Maine special events sails Heron is offering in 2017. These make great gifts for someone looking to give a unique adventure experience.
July 4th Fireworks July 4, 2017
Celebrate Independence Day with an exciting sunset sail including snacks and soft drinks (BYOB) aboard Schooner Yacht HERON. Sail among the islands, enjoy the scenery and see marine life in it’s natural habitat, and watch the sun set over the Camden Hills. Then watch the Islesboro and Camden fireworks display from the deck of HERON.
Depart Rockport at 7:00 pm, return 11:00pm $75/person
Great Schooner Race July 7, 2017 All day race
Be a part of this unique opportunity to race with over 2 dozen Maine schooners on beautiful Penobscot Bay. Race starts in Islesboro and ends at Rockland Breakwater. This is an opportunity you don’t want to miss. Includes Lobster roll lunch and soft drinks. byob $175.00/person
Maine Windjammer Parade of Sail July 14, 2017
Join us for an afternoon parade of sail with the entire windjammer fleet. We will sail past the historic Rockland Breakwater lighthouse and the Owl’s Head lighthouse in company with the other Maine schooners. An excellent photo opportunity to capture these amazing sailing vessels under full sail with the dramatic view of the lighthouse as background. An exciting opportunity not to be missed. Don’t forget to bring your camera!
Includes Lobster roll lunch. Depart Rockport 12:30, return 4:30 $75/person
HERON’S 14th Birthday Sail July 27, 2017 5:30 – 7:30
Join Twig and Bonnie, the owners, builders and captains of Schooner Heron to celebrate her 13th birthday. Hear stories of the building of Heron and her adventures sailing almost 100,000 miles from Maine to the Grenadines since being launched in 2003. Hors d’oeuvres (BYOB) and birthday cake are included. $65 per person.
207-236-8605 or email@example.com for reservations.
ERR Classic Yacht Regatta August 5, 2017
The ultimate adventure aboard the Schooner HERON. This considered to be the finest trip of all. Join us for a classic wooden yacht regatta. Rumor has it that Schooner America and the 3-masted Schooner Adix will be here this summer!
Some of the finest wooden sailing vessels in the world gather together to pitch their skills in the ultimate challenge for yachtsmen with a passion for wooden boats! Incredible sight to see all of these beautiful vessels under sail in a good SW breeze. $300/person includes lunch, snacks, and beverages and hors d’oeuvres after race.
Call or email for charter opportunity details of this spectacular event. 207-236-8605
Camden Windjammer Festival Friday, September 1st, 2017
Parade of Sail w/lunch 11:00- 3:00 $75/person
Labor Day Weekend means lots of activities on the waterfront in Camden. Parade of sail, fireworks and maritime music and events. It’s the 13th annual Windjammer Weekend. This is the largest single gathering of the Maine Windjammer Fleet.
Board Schooner HERON in Rockport at 11:00, enjoy a lobster lunch underway as we sail among the Schooners in the Parade of Sail — an opportunity of a lifetime to see them all in one place under full sail. Bring your camera!
Sunset Dinner & Fireworks 6:30-10:30 $85/person
Camden Windjammer Weekend kicks off Friday. Join us at 6:30 for a Sunset & Fireworks Dinner Sail from Rockport to Camden via Mark Island. After a rousing sail on the bay, we drop sails and tour the inner harbor of Camden- an amazing sight to see the myriad of masts and rigging against the backdrop of Mt. Battie. Then we will see a spectacular display of fireworks from the outer harbor. Return to Rockport under star studded skies.
Space is limited for this special event. $85pp