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Schooner Stephen Taber Day Cruises

Windjammer Wharf, Rockland, ME 04841
+1 800-999-7352
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Great 4-day trip on the Stephen Taber

My wife and I just spent several days on the Stephen Taber on a Fall cruise. We had a wonderful and... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2016
Greg H
Sailing on the Stephen Tabor... AWESOME

This is one of the best vacations we have ever taken. What fun to sail on this national historic... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2016
Maryann C
Pennsauken, New Jersey
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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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Windjammer Wharf, Rockland, ME 04841
+1 800-999-7352
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Reviewed October 13, 2016

My wife and I just spent several days on the Stephen Taber on a Fall cruise. We had a wonderful and memorable time. Captain Noah did a great job making us feel welcome, answered all our questions, and was lots of fun. The crew provided...More

Thank Greg H
Reviewed October 4, 2016

This is one of the best vacations we have ever taken. What fun to sail on this national historic treasure! Captain Noah and crew are fantastic! They work very hard to make your trip a memorable one. Chef Caroline is amazing! The sailing, the gourmet...More

Thank Maryann C
Reviewed September 18, 2016

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...More

Thank Marti2186
Reviewed September 17, 2016

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...More

Thank jacquebowman
Reviewed September 17, 2016

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...More

Thank Joel P
Reviewed September 11, 2016 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...More

Thank benergizer2017
Reviewed September 11, 2016 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...More

Thank Nicola B
Reviewed September 10, 2016

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...More

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Reviewed September 8, 2016

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...More

Thank Douglas K
Reviewed September 8, 2016 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...More

Thank Larry S
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September 11, 2017|
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Response from Ellen L | Reviewed this property |
Hi...I would check the Stephen Taber website. I believe they only sail until Columbus day...I could be wrong. I would call them anyway...they are super nice...there are other schooners at the wharf..they could recommend... More
Susan D
February 15, 2017|
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Response from stephentaber | Property representative |
Hi there! Thanks for the question. We carry 22 guests and we would love to take you sailing. Please go to our website to view our sailing schedule. TripAdvisor is not letting me add the link- sorry! Best, Jane
Maryann C
January 6, 2016|
Response from stephentaber | Property representative |
Hi, Maryann, I think we spoke by phone shortly after you posted this question, but for everyone's benefit: Maine weather is variable and unpredictable.The temperature out on the water is usually about ten degrees cooler than... More