Maine Special Event Sails – Schooner Heron 2018
NEW THIS YEAR: PHOTO CRUISE with MIKE LEONARD Sept 14th
Here are some of the Maine special event sails – Schooner Heron 2018. These make great gifts for someone looking to give a unique adventure experience.
July 4th Fireworks July 4, 2018 FULL
Celebrate Independence Day July 4th 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. Enjoy the spectacular Camden fireworks display from the deck of HERON.
Depart Rockport at 7:00 pm, return 11:00pm $75/person
Great Schooner Race Lunch Sail July 6, 2018
Be a part of this unique chance to see 2 dozen Maine schooners racing on beautiful Penobscot Bay under full sail from Islesboro to Rockland Breakwater. A photo opportunity you don’t want to miss. 10:30 to 1:30 Includes Lobster roll lunch and soft drinks. $75/person
Maine Windjammer Parade of Sail July 13, 2018
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
ERR Classic Yacht Regatta August 4, 2018
The ultimate adventure aboard the Schooner HERON. This considered to be the finest trip of all. Join us for a classic wooden yacht regatta. You never know what classic schooners will be here to race 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. Charter includes lunch, snacks, 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, August 31, 2018
Parade of Sail w/lunch 11:30- 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 11:30, 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 7:00-10:30 $95/person FULL
Camden Windjammer Weekend kicks off Friday. Join us at 7:00 for a Sunset & Fireworks Dinner Sail from Rockport to Camden via Mark Island. Enjoy a rousing sail on the bay, 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. See a spectacular display of fireworks from the outer harbor.
Return to Rockport under star studded skies.
Space is limited for this special event. $95pp
NEW THIS YEAR!
PHOTO CRUISE WITH MIKE LEONARD Friday, Sept 14th, 2018 $75/person 4:30 – 7:00
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 on the National Geographic Wild channel. 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.
For questions on any of the Maine Special Event Sails, email us or call.