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Whistling Man Schooner Company

Burlington, VT, USA
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About Whistling Man Schooner Company
Sailing cruises on Lake Champlain aboard two beautiful, wooden-rigged sloops: the Friend Ship and Wild Rose. Cruises are two hours and are BYO food and drink. Experienced crew members create a safe and entertaining sailing experience with their wealth of knowledge about the area and Lake Champlain history. Capacity is limited to 6-12 guests per ship which creates a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, not to mention picturesque views of the Adirondacks and Green Mountains. Sailing on Lake Champlain is the perfect way to reconnect with friends, family, and the outdoors. Sunset and daytime cruise options are available for public or private charters mid-May through mid-October. Bookings are accepted online and over the phone year-round. Friend Ship and Wild Rose are classic sailing sloops featuring bronze hardware, intricate rigging, and rich, highly detailed woodwork reminiscent of a time gone by. Lake Champlain is exceptional sailing territory for these historic ships.
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Matthew C wrote a review Jun 2022
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What a great 2 hour sail with Captain Corey and crew. Very knowledgeable of the area and entertaining. I recommend booking if you want to get a different view of Burlington and the amazing green mountains.
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Date of experience: June 2022
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dphoto5 wrote a review Jun 2022
Baldwinsville, New York70 contributions97 helpful votes
Whether you are from out of town or a local, I highly recommend a sail with Whistling Man Schooner Co. It will be a wonderful memory to have! We sailed aboard The Friendship for the 6:45pm Sunset Cruise. Check in was organized. The boat was very clean. Staff were
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Date of experience: June 2022
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Phil wrote a review Jun 2022
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Captains Corey and Bubba were wonderful. We celebrated our son's graduation from UVM with our energetic nephews. They were able to keep the young family members engaged without distracting from the trip. Captain Corey's knowledge of history of the region enhanced the
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Date of experience: May 2022
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Lisa P wrote a review Jun 2022
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My daughter's bridal shower was on Saturday and to cap-off he celebratory weekend, she enjoyed a fantastic time cruising around Lake Champlain with the Whistling Man crew and her bridal party on Sunday. Many had never been on a sailboat before and loved every minute of it!
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Date of experience: June 2022
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Bill Motter wrote a review Jun 2022
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We sailed on the Friendship with Capt. Diddy and Jules on Monday. What a great time. We are not very knowledgeable about sailing but both Diddy and Jules helped explain everything they were doing in layman’s terms. They also have a great knowledge of the history of Lake
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Date of experience: June 2022
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