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Schooner Stephen Taber Day Cruises

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Address: Windjammer Wharf, Rockland, ME 04841
Phone Number: 1-800-999-7352
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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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Is does not get any better than a cruise on the Stepen Taber.

I could not have chosen any ship better than the Stephen Taber. What a pleasure to share with a Captain and crew that love where they are and what they do ! Amazingly hard... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I could not have chosen any ship better than the Stephen Taber. What a pleasure to share with a Captain and crew that love where they are and what they do ! Amazingly hard working crew that keeps this beautiful ship running and makes you want for nothing. Gourmet meals provided every day by Chef Caroline. The Taber is a... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sailing with Captain Noah and his amazing crew and chef Caroline is a must for everyone. Gorgeous scenery,amazing sailing, 5 star food,excellent wine and cheese. Awesome day trips and some of the best evening entertainment. Do not miss this experience it is a once in a lifetime opportunity . Jacque and Ken Bowman

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent 6 days on the Stephen Taber with Captain Noah in September. The majority of the other people on the trip had done it many times before, which says a lot with that much repeat business. The crew were absolutely fantastic and worked extremely hard to make our trip enjoyable. The food was some of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ever wonder what 19th century passengers experience on a sailing ship is like? Commodore Noah Barnes will provide that along with amazing meals prepared by gifted cook in a 100 year old wood burning stove. Be ready to live "inside a guitar" and adventure through Penobscot waters under sail or if winds dissipate, get pushed along by "plain Jane" a... More 

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Pendleton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first ever experience with sailing was deeply satisfying, thanks to Captain Noah and his fine and gracious crew. Gorgeous scenery. The excitement of the ship slicing silently through the water under full sail. Or the pleasure of a relaxing afternoon, sitting in the warm sun with a good book or in quiet conversation with fellow passengers on the deck... More 

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Durham, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excursion: Four Day Wine Cruise. ( Other theme trips offered. ) When: Mid-August 2016. Dock: Rockland Maine Windjammers Association. Audience: The sailing adventurer. OK for active older adults. Weather: Excellent. Temperatures: Highs, 80s. Lows, high 50s. Destination: Where the wind blows. Doesn't venture too far out. Ultimate Destination: Stonington and Wreck Island, Maine. Accommodations: Somewhat primitive below-deck berth/double bed. Ladder... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So now in our 70s we booked a 4 day cruise on this 150 year old schooner. After getting over the shock of just how small our cabin was we took in the majestic beauty of this wonderful vessel. Captain Noah and crew were a fine tuned team at sailing (the Tabor has no engine) and the food and wine... More 

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Bloomington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our group of four had a four night three day cruise aboard the Stephen Taber. The 1871 treasure was a great experience. The crew was very helpful and Captain Noah exhibited his superb skills at the helm. The food cooked on a wood burning stove was the best ever. All meals are eaten above on the deck. Though there are... More 

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Thank Larry S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The chance to live aboard and sail on a historic Maine schooner, exploring a wonderful coastline accompanied by superb food and interesting company, in the hands of a friendly and highly competent crew, with a family tradition and extensive local knowledge. What's not to like?

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on the four day wine cruise, but I am certain that the three and six day cruises are equally special. Captain Noah, his wife, family and crew made us feel as though we had been invited into their home. The freshly prepared food and drink were wonderful. The natural beauty of Penobscott Bay was awesome. The cabins were... More 

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