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Maine Special Event Sails – Schooner Heron 2021

Maine special event sails – Schooner Heron 2021. 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.

 Aug 13, 20     5:30-8:00  

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!

Included in this cruise is a $25 coupon to Nations Photo Lab to get a professional photo or canvas print of your best shot! 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.

Fireworks Sail  July 2, 2021   Celebrate Maine’s Bi-Centennial
7:30-11:00     $85/person 

Celebrate Maine’s Bi-Centennial Maritime Heritage with a sail to Rockland Harbor under the setting sun. Then enjoy a fantastic  fireworks display at 9:30 at the Rockland Breakwater to celebrate the Great State of Maine’s 200 year anniversary. Join us to get into the spirit of summer in Maine.   

Depart Rockport 7:30, Return 11:00  $85/person


July 4th Fireworks  July 4, 2021    7:00 – 11:00pm  $85/person  Cancelled for 2021

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 hors d’oeuvres. Soda, wine and beer for purchase on board also.

Depart Rockport at 7:00 pm, return 11:00pm     $85/person

Great Schooner Race Lunch Sail  July 9, 2021    11:30-3:30 $85/person 

Great Schooner RaceBe a part of this unique chance to see a dozen Maine schooners racing under full sail on beautiful Penobscot Bay  from Islesboro to Rockland Breakwater. A photo op you don’t want to miss. 11:30-3:30  $85/person

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

Maine Windjammer Parade of Sail    No Parade of Sail in 2021

Windjammer Parade of Sail

Join us for an afternoon parade of sail with the entire Maine 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. Soda, beer and wine available for purchase as well.Depart Rockport 12:30, return 4:00  $85/person

ERR Classic Yacht Regatta Camden Feeder Race      Aug 6, 2021   9:30-12:30   $85/person

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 Penobsot 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, September 3, 2021 Cancelled
Windjammer Parade of Sail w/lunch  12:00 – 3:00    $85/person Cancelled

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 15th annual Windjammer Weekend. This is also the largest single gathering of the Maine Windjammer Fleet.

Board Schooner HERON in Rockport , then 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! Dress warm or bring a blanket.

Sunset Sail & Fireworks   7:00-10:30  $85/person Cancelled

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 hors d’oeuvres 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. $85pp

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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