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Maine Special Events

Maine Special Event Sails – Schooner Heron 2024

Maine special event sails – Schooner Heron 2023. Most importantly, these make great gifts for someone looking to give a unique adventure sailing experience. These are very popular sails. Book early to save your spot.

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Photo Cruise with Michael Leonard

Whether you use digital, point and shoot or phone camera, Professional photographer, Michael Leonard, Portland Photo Club, will be on board to give you pointers on how to improve your photo taking skills. With Rockport Harbor’s beautiful scenery, classic wooden yachts, lighthouse and sunset, there’s more than enough subject matter to get that perfect shot.

Michael’s photos are frequently seen in magazines, on television news, the Weather Channel and has work in several Maine Activities publications. He is also leader of the Photoshop Users Group in Portland so he can give you great advise on how to edit your photos once you’ve taken them. First 30 minutes will be onshore intro by Michael to review your camera settings so you can make your best shot. Then we set sail!

 Michael will also have some camera equipment to use if you find the need for it. Complimentary cheese and crackers included. Beer, wine and soda also available for purchase onboard.

July 4th Fireworks  July 4, 2024   7:00 – 11:00pm  $95/person    Camden Fireworks is on! Book Now to get a seat.

July 4 fireworks

Celebrate Independence Day July 4th with an exciting sunset sail 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 enjoy the spectacular Camden fireworks display Heron’s deck. Complimentary snacks. Soda, wine and beer for purchase on board also.

Depart Rockport at 7:00 pm, return 11:00pm     $95/person

Great Schooner Race Lunch Sail  July 5, 2024   FULL!

Great Schooner Race, Rockland MaineBe a part of this unique chance to see a dozen Maine schooners racing under full sail on beautiful Penobscot Bay  from Rockland Breakwater. A photo op you don’t want to miss. 10:30-2:30  

 Includes lunch. Soda, beer and wine available for purchase as well. 


ERR Classic Yacht Regatta Camden Feeder Race      Aug 2, 2024   9:30-12:30   $95/person  FULL!

Schooner Heron Eggemoggon Reach Regatta

The ultimate adventure aboard the Schooner HERON. This considered to be the finest trip of all. Join us as we spectate the start of the Camden Feeder Race. Dozens of classic wooden yachts race from Camden across Penobscot Bay to Eggemoggin Reach.   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. We will sail out to see the start of this classic yacht race. Great photo opportunity.

Camden Windjammer Festival   Friday, Aug 30, 2024
Windjammer Parade of Sail   12:30 – 3:30    $95/person 

Camden Windjammer Parade of Sail

Labor Day Weekend means lots of activities on the waterfront in Camden. Parade of sail, fireworks and maritime music and events. It’s the  annual Windjammer Weekend. This is also the largest single gathering of the Maine Windjammer Fleet.

Board Schooner HERON in Rockport , then enjoy a  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! Dress warm or bring a blanket. Beer, wine and soda available for sale onboard.

Sunset Sail & Fireworks   7:00-10:30  $95/person 

Maine Special Event Sails. Camden Maine FireworksCamden Windjammer Weekend kicks off Friday. Join us at 7:00 for a Sunset & Fireworks Sail from Rockport to Camden via Mark Island. Enjoy a rousing sail on the bay, complimentary snacks and stunning sunset over the Camden Hills. Then watch a spectacular display of fireworks close up in the outer harbor. Soda, beer and wine available for purchase. Return to Rockport under star studded skies.

Space is limited for this special event. $95pp

For questions on any of the Maine Special Event Sails, email us or call.


We suggest that people wear the proper clothing for the sail. It is always cooler on the water. As the saying goes, there’s no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing choices!
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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