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Schooner FAME of Salem

Salem, MA, USA
About Schooner FAME of Salem
FAME is a full-scale replica of a privateer schooner from the War of 1812. Launched in 2003, our new FAME cruises on Salem Sound, where pirates & privateers have been making history for 400 years. FAME sails from Memorial Day through Halloween from Pickering Wharf Marina in downtown Salem. A great trip for all ages!
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Embark on an interactive sailing excursion off the coast of Salem on a replica historic privateer schooner. Great for families and anyone who gets bored easily, this adventure keeps you engaged by offering opportunities to help with tasks such as raising the sails and steering the boat. Plus, the crew shares stories about the history of Salem and the role played by privateers.
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We sailed on the Fame on Memorial Day weekend on a beautiful late spring night. This was a wonderful experience. We learned some history of the War of 1812 as well as learned about many of the islands and sights we saw from the schooner. This is a fabulous experience if you
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My husband and I visited Salem for a long weekend, to get ready for Halloween. But the historical parts are what drew us and the chance to go on the Fame ended up as the best part. History, a wonderful captain and crew, and an opportunity to aid in sailing? This made our trip!
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We sailed on a lovely Saturday afternoon late in October and it was my favorite part of our trip to Salem. The crew was awesome!
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Response from SchoonerFame, Owner at Schooner FAME of Salem
Responded Nov 4, 2019
Thank you so much :) It's nice to have these sunny reviews to look back on over the winter months. Hope to sail with you again!
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Dependent of course on the weather and sea conditions. When we went the weather was fine and we took a turn around the bay and a little way round into the Marblehead bay too. Great fun and great crew. A lovely treat for my wife and myself, our daughter and her husband.
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Response from SchoonerFame, Owner at Schooner FAME of Salem
Responded Nov 2, 2019
Thanks for sailing with us :)
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Captain Ed was a great storyteller and historian. The crew was very friendly and my son had multiple opportunities to help "steer" the boat and to raise the sails. It was a very enjoyable experience, and I would do it again!
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