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43 Ocean Ave, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-0572
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

My wife and I wanted to sail around this beautiful Maine coastline and we were treated to two hours of sea breezes and coastal beauty, a pure delight. The Captain is a low key guy that loves the sea and his knowledge of sailing and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Michael K
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We’ve been coming to Newport for weeend vacations for more than 15 years and just took out first sunset sail on the Eleanor. The Eleanor is a smaller 48’ sail boat that makes the trip intimate and personable. Mark and Conner our crew were outstanding...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Rob M
Reviewed July 26, 2018

My friends and I went for a lovely morning sailing tour (11 am tour). The boat is beautiful and you can tell Rich put a lot of time in building it. The staff are friendly and are always willing to offer information on the sights,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank summerjMA
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a beautiful sunset sail aboard the Schooner Eleanor! The captain is so kind and easy going and he abs his crew provided a beautiful experience on our first time sailing. So glad we gave it a try and recommend highly to others!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 94maureenk
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

My fiancé booked this 2pm sail as a surprise on my birthday. It was perfect. Super nice and laid back crew. We brought a cooler with wine & snacks and enjoyed it while on the water. Unlike other more tourtisty boat rides, these folks don’t...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 20, 2018

We booked this on the spur of the moment,and after reading other reviews, it seems we were lucky to find it available. The Schooner Eleanor is clearly a labor of love for the captain and his wife - as a matter of fact, the captain...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank First_State_Family
Reviewed June 12, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our two hour sail aboard the beautiful Eleanor! You are really missing out if you don't take advantage of this beautiful, relaxing, activity while in Kennebunkport. The crew was friendly and interesting. We would definitely repeat this sail when we return to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank rickandsusan
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

This boat ride was really fun and really relaxing. Basically you go out and sail for two hours but if you sit by the captain as he steers, and sails, and directs his crew to sail, you get to hear his stories: stories about how...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Jim K
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

We had a party of 8 friends...and after a great lunch at Davids...we boarded the Schooner Eleanor for an afternoon sail. Just so happened that this was the day of the full eclipse of the sun. Captain had sextant for us to use but we...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank johnlQ571ZJ
Reviewed August 26, 2017

The sail is quite comfortable. The captain and crew are knowledgeable and accommodating. The boat is gorgeous and the views of th shoreline are breathtaking. We try to go back every year.

Date of experience: August 2017
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December 30, 2017|
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Response from barbarabX8572BD | Reviewed this property |
Last summer, the rate was $50 per person for a two-hour sail (smiling here just thinking about it). They have a web site that has more information, just search for Schooner Eleanor Kennebunkport. It’s nice looking forward... More
January 27, 2017|
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Response from SuePRN | Reviewed this property |
I agree with previous comment, it's not a whale watching or fishing boat tour. You're just enjoying the ocean sailing