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Schooner Eleanor Sailing Tours

P. O. Box 572, Kennebunkport, Kennebunks, ME 04046
(207) 967-8809
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Ranked #4 of 10 Activities in Kennebunkport
Type: Boat Tours, Tours
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Boston, Massachusetts
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144 reviews 144 reviews
61 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 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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United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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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Holland PA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

From the time we were greeted by the very lovely Kate, the attentive crew and Capt. Rich, my Mother and I had a great time. We visited on Saturday Aug. 28th for the first sailing of the day. The narration we received of the local sites and the use of binoculars was very good. Would highly recommend to all who... More

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North Reading, Massachusetts
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We went in early August and had a wonderful time. The captain and crew were very friendly and knowledgeable. We brought a bottle of wine and have a very relaxing Maine experience before going to dinner in Kennebunkport. I highly recommend it!

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Port Elgin, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Great experience sailing out of the coast. Captain and crew were informative and helpful. They let you bring food and drinks so go at 4 and enjoy beers before dinner. I liked how they wouldn't go if it was foggy saying how they wanted everyone to enjoy it. Highly recommend it worth the money

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Central NY State
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55 reviews 55 reviews
11 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

My wife and I have sailed on other schooners previously and always had a pleasant and enjoyable time. Based on all the positive reviews for the Eleanor, we looked forward to more of the same. Instead, we experienced what can best be described as a boring and unimformative 2 hour sailing trip. On all our previous sails on other vessels,... More

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caprich2014, Owner at Schooner Eleanor Sailing Tours, responded to this review

I am sorry that you were disappointed with your trip aboard the Eleanor..My crew and I always try to engage our passengers with enough conversation to determine what level of informative banter is desired by our guests. We enjoy discussing our local history of shipbuilding, commercial fishing, and tourism. After 25 years of operating sailing trips in Kennebunkport, I have... More

Glendale, AZ
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8 reviews 8 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Thank you, Captain Woodman and crew, for one of the most memorable experiences of our Maine trip! Our little family of three (from Arizona) had a particularly spectacular time! We were made to feel completely welcomed and comfortable from the minute we called to make reservations. The ideal sailing conditions and Captain Woodman's narrative made for a perfect day! The... More

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Sebastian, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We booked this cruise at the last minute on the last day of our vacation. An earlier attempt at a sailing tour out of Camden was rained out. They were very accommodating with our last minute reservation. I pay attention to safety - the ship, the crew - and I felt very safe on this trip. The crew had a... More

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New York, New York, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed our time on this beautiful boat (2 hrs). Comfortable seating was limited, so we stayed but in our chairs rather than walking around the deck. Prepare to get chatty with your fellow sight-seers.

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