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About Schooner Boyd N Sheppard
Sail aboard a historic Oyster freighter along the Maine coast, nature will provide the beautiful scenery, your hosts will provide the food and beverage. Departing 6 days a week, we offer a variety of sailing experiences, ranging from a 4-hour sail to a 5-day cruise. We have a full liquor license onboard with a great cocktail program, so no need to rush around and provision. Selling oysters on the half shell and snacks on our day sails and oysters are included on all our 4 hour plus cruises. Serving surf and turf Friday and Saturday evenings, brunch on Sunday and Chef’s choice dinner cruises on Tuesdays. We are the only windjammer that offers an exclusive 28 hour overnight cruise. Experience everything a Windjammerhas to offer in an abbreviated time period.
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Reviewed August 13, 2019 via mobile

This sail trip was something my family has never done before. The vessel was very cool to be on with its late 1800’s feel. If you wanna just enjoy a nice evening or day cruise this is for you. Drinks and dinner are served depending...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Alex B
Reviewed July 8, 2019

An overnight schooner trip had been on my bff's bucket list for a long time and we did it with Captain Katie, Chef Adam, Rachel and Zach this weekend! The schooner is beautiful and has a rich history. The crew is helpful, the food is...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Dianne H
Reviewed June 2, 2019 via mobile

We had the best night! The captain and staff are so friendly and fun. The food was amazing...really amazing! You cannot get any fresher lobster. The boat is beautiful. This is a must do for those visiting the area! It was chilly on the water...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank DanaMoody
Reviewed November 6, 2018

The schooner is wonderful, very well restored, the food was amazing, beautifully cooked on a wood fire. Presentation was fabulous and everything was fresh and homemade.The cabin was small but very comfortable and well appointed, we had everything we needed for a night out.The mattress...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cargilllife
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The restored and historic Boyd Sheppard schooner is a perfect venue for an afternoon/lobster dinner cruise in the beautiful Penobscot bay, Owl’s head lighthouse region and views of the expansive Maine coastline. The crew could not have been more friendly, welcoming and accommodating serving drinks,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

I have taken several schooner tours, and this one out ranked them all. First, the coast off of Rockland is superior to the coast off of Portland. Second, and probably the most important was the detail to the food and drink. There was an excellent...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Virginia G
Reviewed August 20, 2018

HIGHLY recommend the dinner cruise! The crew was fun and the food was amazing! My husband was in the Coast Guard and was excited to sail again, my first time and I was nervous. I LOVED IT and will go back to do it again...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank klinedina
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

An early evening dinner sail abord the Schooner Boyd N Sheppard was the highlight of our visit to Rockland, Maine. A friendly & knowledgeable crew, a fantastic lobster dinner prepared by Chef Adam, and a perfect weather day all combined for a very enjoyable and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank swhigdon
Reviewed July 22, 2018

A group of friends and I just went out on a dinner cruise on the Boyd N Sheppard and had a utterly spectacular evening. It was really fun to help set the sails and then relax with wine and a delicious cheese platter while we...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank julyroca
Reviewed July 21, 2018

My husband, mother-in-law, and I joined the friendly, fun, and knowledgable crew of the Boyd N. Sheppard for a sunset cruise and dinner. It was fun to tour the boat and learn about its history, and then we got to help hoist the sails (and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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65’ on deck 100’ overall, 20’ beam