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Address: P. O. Box 572, Kennebunkport, Kennebunks, ME 04046
Phone Number: (207) 967-8809
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Beauty of maine

Six friends reserved seating on the 11 am cruise out of propose cove,kennebunkport maine. The schooner Eleanor was a smooth fantastic ride. With the sails wide to the wind, we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
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Andover, Massachusetts
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New Hartford, Connecticut
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Not what we were expecting, but ultimately a very relaxing experience. The ship was gorgeous and we appreciated learning about the captain's experience in building the vessel. We were expecting more of a "history" or dialogue of what we were passing (Walker Point, church, lobstering, etc); however, if questions were asked, the crew was happy to answer. Would we go... More 

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Boston, MA
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4 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This 2 hour windjammer cruise was lots of fun. We had a sunny day and getting out on the water was wonderful. We sailed past Walker Point (Bush estate) and other impressive private estates. You can help raise the sails if you like, or just enjoy sailing with someone else doing all the work.

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Andover, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Six friends reserved seating on the 11 am cruise out of propose cove,kennebunkport maine. The schooner Eleanor was a smooth fantastic ride. With the sails wide to the wind, we rode the coast of Maine. The cruise was magnificent, lasting 2 hours. The captain and crew friendly and gracious! Binoculars, blankets, and comfy seats all around the schooner. Great folks,... More 

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North Conway, New Hampshire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Hoss is boss! He's also the captain's dog who loves to sail. We've gone on two sails with them last summer. It's a relaxing way to take a trip on the river,to the Atlantic and then view Walker's Point. Enjoyed talking with the crew,relaxing in the sunshine and having a fun sailing trip with my husband. Can't wait to go... More 

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Saint Cloud, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We really enjoyed sailing up the coast of Kennebunkport, ME and seeing all the coast line and former president Bush's Kennebunkport home. The Captain was great and answered any questions the we all had. When we return to Kennebunkport, we will be looking up the Schooner Eleanor again! I only wish the cruise lasted longer than two hours...

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Nottingham
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I was lucky enough to be able to go out on Eleanor's last trip of the season. The weather was kind and the views stunning. The crew were excellent hosts and Eleanor sails beautifully and silently.

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San Antonio, Texas
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13 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Captain Rich Woodman and his crew make this a very enjoyable time. We have done both the afternoon and evening salings. Both are wonderful, but Hoss (the boat dog) does not do the evening sailing. This year we did the afternoon sailing. Captain Rich knows a great deal about boats, sailing and Kennebunkport. There is water aboard as well as... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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151 reviews 151 reviews
62 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

So folks, I'm not sure if this is an accurate review, but I just wanted to pass along our thoughts about the Schooner Eleanor which we saw sailing elegantly past Walkers Point two Thursdays ago while staying in the area. We drove to the dock , but the night sail that evening and the next two sails the following day... More 

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Longwood, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

August 27, 2014 This was a totally great experience. The boat is perfect. The crew was friendly, helpful, and knew a great deal about the area. The weather was perfect. The scenery was spectacular. Really added to our enjoyment of the trip to Maine in a big way.

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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

Excellent sightseeing tour of the Kennebunkport coastline. No matter what your age, you'll enjoy this tour. Crew was very accommodating and professional.

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Address: Address: P. O. Box 572, Kennebunkport, Kennebunks, ME 04046
Phone Number: (207) 967-8809
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Kennebunkport

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