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Schooner Olad & Cutter Owl

Camden, ME, USA
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About Schooner Olad & Cutter Owl
Let us be your Camden Maine Sailing Experience! Join us for a two-hour day sail or custom private charter to enjoy all the beauties that Penobscot Bay has to offer. Beautiful rocky shoreline, hidden mansions, small islands, lighthouses, seals, bald eagles, lobster boats, and other magnificent ships are just a few of the things you may get to see while sailing in our beautiful part of the Bay. The Schooner Olad sails daily from Camden, Maine mid-May to mid-October. The Schooner Olad offers historic two-hour day sails aboard a completely restored, classic sailing yacht built in 1927. The Olad also offers custom sailing charters and can hold up to 22 passengers. Whether it is for two hours, half day, or full day, the Olad is the perfect place for a family reunion, office outing, wedding, or a get together with good friends! Join the Olad for one of the many public special events on offer throughout the season including sailing races, island lobster bakes, and lighthouse tours.
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Jim D wrote a review Today
Deer Park, Illinois47 contributions12 helpful votes
We thoroughly enjoyed an afternoon sail with Devin and Rain. The vessel was gorgeous. Scenery beautiful and the sailing was authentic. Motor off slight heel. Highly recommended.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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missniklas wrote a review Sep 22
New York City, New York2 contributions
We did a 2 hour private charter on the Olad with a group of 6 and our dog and had an amazing time. The crew was knowledgeable and friendly and was able to answer all of our questions. The water and day was absolutely perfect and it's an excursion we'll be talking about for years to come. Thanks, Olad!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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bobnbert wrote a review Sep 22
North Providence, Rhode Island21 contributions2 helpful votes
Before we even get to the cruise, itself, we want to say hi to GRACE. She was operating (almost said "manning") the company's table dockside when we showed up for our cruise. From her first "Hi, can I help?", she was welcoming, cheerful and helpful. We chatted like we were old friends and she regaled us with stories and information. She is a terrific person to have front of house, although we are sure that she is employed in many other aspects of the operation. Thanks! Captain Devon! A most able seaman, yes I am mixing ranks, but here it's a description, not a rank! Capable, knowledgeable, social and clever. His handling of the Owl seemed effortless. There was not a moment during our 3 hour cruise when the conversation seemed forced or stilted. He even made a joke of the fact that we didn't see any wildlife. And he unintentionally upsold us on the lobster bake cruise for next year, all while piloting the cutter. The company needs to hold on to this man. The 3 hour sail was amazing and we made many great and lasting memories. Thank you to all involved.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Lara T wrote a review Sep 22
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What a lovely evening had on the sunset sail.... Sarah is the sweetest soul, perfectly engaging, eager to take pictures for us, and had a knack for putting everyone at ease and facilitating conversation between the guests..... Outside of our lovely Sarah, the sail is beautiful and we had a beautiful sunset. Thanks Sarah!!! (From Lara the nurse in NY, lol)
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Laura wrote a review Sep 21
Holland, Michigan12 contributions
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My favorite part of the Cutter Owl was Devan, our captain. He was charming, knowledgeable and made us feel completely comfortable on the boat. My 83 and 87 year old parents felt safe and secure in the cockpit and getting in and out of the boat with Devan's help. We had good wind and a beautiful backdrop. It was a two leg sail, a reach out and back. Devan pointed out the local landmarks and wildlife much to the delight of all of us. We appreciated the intimate feel of the Owl and will charter her again on our next visit.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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