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Schooner Stephen Taber Day Cruises

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Address: Windjammer Wharf, Rockland, ME 04841
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Description: Driven only by Atlantic Ocean breezes, the Stephen Taber sets sail from...
Driven only by Atlantic Ocean breezes, the Stephen Taber sets sail from Rockland Harbor, taking guests on four and six day windjammer sailing adventures on the legendary Maine coast. The Schooner Stephen Taber is the oldest sailing vessel in continuous service in the United States, and a National Historic Landmark.
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Wow!! What a fantastic experience! Captain Noah Barnes and crew work hard to provide an excellent sail. It was awesome to totally unplug for a few days and not worry about... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Wow!! What a fantastic experience! Captain Noah Barnes and crew work hard to provide an excellent sail. It was awesome to totally unplug for a few days and not worry about anything except relaxing. The cabins are tiny, but the beds were comfortable and we slept very well. The food, oh my, THE FOOD!! Chef Anna is amazing and you... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Just finished our first (definitely not last) sail on the Stephen Taber. Not enough superlatives to describe the trip. Fantastic food, great people, charming captain, well organized, and did I mention the food? Chef on board! Local sourced foods;. we were pampered, charmed, and learned so much about the island life. Shore excursions were wonderful. Only used the cabins at... More 

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Aldan, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Best vacation ever.Everything was great from the trip to the food to the wine.Captain Noah and crew made the trip with the music and lobster bake.Met great people from all over.Can not wait to go back

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I just got back from a 4-day Gam Sail. It was amazing. The other passengers were delightful-everyone got along and I believe that has to do with the atmosphere the captain sets in place. The Gam sail is amazing-we rafted with 5 other of the big schooners and had music and went from schooner to schooner seeing the ships and... More 

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Bismarck
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

This was our first trip to Maine and voyage on a tall ship. We have zero experience on a tall ship much less a sail boat but that did not matter. The food was absolutely fantastic and this cannot be stressed enough. This was basically camping on a boat and cabins were tight, but it is also worth noting that... More 

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Mansfield Center, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Captain Noah and his crew make this trip. Despite cold weather (bring your parka in May!) it was a fabulous trip - the bonhomie among the crew quickly infected the passengers - it was always more fun on deck than below despite the weather. And the food - divine is too modest. Anna is inspiring as a chef and makes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

If you're looking for an adventure off the coast of Maine, check out the Schooner Steven Taber. We had a wonderful four days on the water. The food was absolutely awesome. The only drawback is the sleeping quarters. It's a small, cramped cabin and you can hear everyone else on the boat. I would describe it as a camping trip... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

My wife and I, along with four other couples we knew went on the 4 day wine trip in August. What a fun time. Wine critic Michael Greene was on the trip, he explained each wine, all which was paired with food. A wonderful time. Noah and crew did a great job sailing, feeding, and entertaining us. A highlight was... More 

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Branford, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

What a fabulous trip!!!! this is a MUST to put on your bucket list... Captain Noah, his crew, Tyler, Tiffany, Zack and Chris were outstanding!! and of course Chef Scott !! we laughed and laughed, heard incredible music by the Captain and Tyler!! so talented... and also from fellow passengers, what fun!! and then there is the food!! Chef Scott... More 

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Columbus, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

My husband and I have taken many exciting vacations but none quite like this. This is an absolute MUST for any adventurer. We took the three day trip to see if we would like it and when it was over did NOT want to get off the boat. The trip was awesome....exciting....a bit scarey at times.....fun.....suspenseful......and the food was incredible!!!... More 

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Address: Windjammer Wharf, Rockland, ME 04841
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Rockland

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