Sail Schooner Heron in Maine and the Grenadines!

What’s new this week? The Camden Feeder Race is Friday, Aug 6. Join us Friday morning to see dozens of classic yachts at the start of the race. Go to our special events page to reserve.

Summer 2021 is here and Schooner Heron is looking forward to a great year sailing the coast of Maine. We are excited to see our “Heron family” on the water again. Planning a family trip or special event? Consider a private sail for just your group aboard Schooner Heron.

Private Morning sail for up to 6 people $475 (add $50/each additional person).    Private Eco sail or Sunset sail  $975.  Custom charters also available.

With 52′ of deck space, your group can spread out and enjoy the exquisite beauty of the Maine Coast as we sail among the islands of Penobscot Bay.   Let us make Summer 2021 an unforgettable experience for you. Contact us with your charter ideas. schoonerheron@gmail.com  

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Launched in 2003, Schooner Heron has served many purposes, including a family home and a movie prop; but today we proudly operate daily sailing trips on the coast of Maine and in the Grenadines and love sharing the beautiful coast with visitors and locals alike.

When exploring the Camden, Rockport, Rockland area, put Schooner Heron on the top of your things to-do list.  Our  sailing excursions depart from midcoast Maine’s best kept secret: historic Rockport Harbor.

Leaving from historic Rockport Harbor, we offer Educational Eco Sails that delve into the history of the area and educate about the wildlife and rugged landscape of midcoast Maine. Each evening, we offer a Happy Hour Sunset Sail, which provides a stunning opportunity to enjoy the water as the sun dips below the horizon.

In addition, we offer a series of special event sails.

Charter the Schooner Heron and customize your dream Caribbean sailing vacation in the Grenadines

Join us November-April in the Grenadines. For the more adventurous, try an offshore passage making trip on our annual migration route north or south.

Schooner Heron is family built, owned and operated and fast becoming a legend. Since her launch in 2003, she has sailed over 100,000 nautical miles carrying more than 35,000 guests. She was featured in the movie, “The Rum Diary,” starring Johnny Depp.

Contact us for more details. Reserve your spot today on a Grenadine Cruise or one of our Maine day sail trips. A sail on Heron will be the highlight of your vacation.

Summer: Located at the dock in Rockport Marine Park, 111 Pascal Avenue, Rockport, Maine 04856
Winter: Sailing from Bequia and Union Island, St Vincent and the Grenadines, and many other Islands of the Caribbean
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Sail the Bay – Private Morning Sail

We are now offering a great new, very reasonably priced option of a private morning sail for your group large or small. Enjoy a peaceful time of day on a private morning sail across Penobscot Bay. The perfect intimate sail for your group. See the bay and island’s birds, seals and porpoise with stunning vistas of the Camden Hills. Enjoy morning coffee and cookies.

Contact Us for details and to book your private sail – (207) 236-8605

10:30am – 1:00pm ~ Rates starting at $475 for up for 6

Educational Eco Tours 2:00 $50

As we set sail with environmental educator Bonnie Schmidt, she will present an excellent educational narrative about the history of Rockport Harbor. We will learn about Indian Islands historic light, lobstering, processing of lime, ice, shipbuilding and the story of famous Andre the Seal. If wind and tide are in our favor, we will head to Robinson’s Rock, the birthplace of Andre the Seal. On low tide we often see a large colony of harbor seals in their natural habitat. With a fresh afternoon breeze, Schooner Heron will take the bay in her stride and mesmerize us all on a memorable sail across the Penobscot Bay. Departure time 1:00

Education Eco Sails daily mid-June through mid Oct. It can get chilly on the boat, so be sure to bring extra layers as needed.


2:00pm Daily
$50/person ~ children 12 & under/$28

Happy Hour Sunset Sail 6:00 $50

Let the rigors of day to day humdrum fade away as Heron sails the bay in her stride on a sunset sail. Enjoy stunning vistas of Camden Hills and the wonderful quiet of sleepy Rockport Harbor . Sip your favorite wine or beer… or take a wallop of Caribbean rum punch with chips and fresh homemade salsa. Come join us. 5:00 til sunset. $50/person


6:00 PM to Sunset