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Schooner Olad Windjammer Cruise

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Address: 1 Bayview Lndg, Main Street, Camden, ME 04843
Phone Number: (207) 236-2323
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Great Sail on the Schooner Olad

My wife and I try to get out on the Schooner Olad every year, it is always a great trip. Captain Aaron and the other captains are informative and friendly, as is the rest of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 9, 2015
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Camden, Maine
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Camden, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

My wife and I try to get out on the Schooner Olad every year, it is always a great trip. Captain Aaron and the other captains are informative and friendly, as is the rest of the crew. The time goes by with good stories and sightseeing and when there is a stiff breeze exiting sailing. We have often taken out... More 

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Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

A very nice tour of the bay with a most capable and informative Captain. It was a memorable part of out trip!

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Camden, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Whether you go alone or with a group the Schooner Olad is one of the best ways to experience Penobscot Bay. Incredible views of Camden's inner and outer harbor. Be sure to bring a jacket for it can be chilly out on the water, even on a warm summer day. We love the sunset cruises.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

What a beautiful day we had sailing on the Olad! The captain was wonderful! He made everyone feel so comfortable. The deck hand was very helpful and they gave you a photo when leaving the vessel.

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Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

My morning ride on the Olad Schooner was just the best way to experience the beauty of Maine's Central Coast. With bright blue sky and mild but sufficient winds, we glided along the water with Captain Aaron's comfortable ease in handling his boat while sharing insights of the area with all of those aboard. I also appreciated his and his... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful tour with Emily as our captain on the owl. We left at 5:00 and she took us around to see a lighthouse and we very much enjoyed the view. This is a small boat that seats 6 and the night that we went there were only two of us so it felt like a private charter!... More 

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Rosseau, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

This was a really fun excursion, despite the fog and choppy water. The captain and crew were congenial and very knowledgeable. They take your photo and give you a print...a nice touch. I got some great photos with my own camera, and a beautiful perspective of the Maine coast.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

We had a wonderful time on the Olad. The captain and first mate were knowledgeable and entertaining. The ship is beautiful, intimate, and fast - a true schooner experience. We passed another schooner that was filled the brink with passengers that seemed more of a shuttle people around kind of cruise. We did the sunset cruise which was gorgeous and... More 

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Little Britain, On
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

What an enjoyable cruise. Captain Aaron and first mate Dillon were both informative and very friendly. The Olad is a very beautiful ship that was a joy to sail on. The sail was to some lighthouses around the area and a stop at the break water going into Rockford. The only disappointment was that there was maintenance going on the... More 

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

So happy that our innkeeper mentioned Olad as a fun thing to do here! We had the perfect day 85 in September gorgeous day to be sailing in Penobscot Bay! Lucky us! Matt and Jonathan did a great job pointing out items on land! Plus they took an awesome photo of us! We will be back!

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