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Schooner Olad Windjammer Cruise

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Address: 1 Bayview Lndg, Main Street, Camden, ME 04843-2249
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The Schooner Olad is my Go-To Sail

If you come to Camden, Maine, you must get out on the ocean with the Schooner Olad. Since the summer my daughter arranged for her wedding party to sail out of Camden Harbor onto... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2016
Rockland, Maine
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Rockland, Maine
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Reviewed 10 June 2016

If you come to Camden, Maine, you must get out on the ocean with the Schooner Olad. Since the summer my daughter arranged for her wedding party to sail out of Camden Harbor onto Penobscot Bay, the Schooner Olad has become my Go-To sail.There's nothing more exhilarating than the hoisting of sails and that moment the sail catches the breeze.... More 

2 Thank Rockland_Harbor
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Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

Amazing views, perfect weather, cordial crew! The Olad was the perfect setting for an amazing 2 hour trip in beautiful Camden Harbour!

2 Thank pishmane
Camden, Maine
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Reviewed 9 December 2015

My wife and I try to get out on the Schooner Olad every year, it is always a great trip. Captain Aaron and the other captains are informative and friendly, as is the rest of the crew. The time goes by with good stories and sightseeing and when there is a stiff breeze exiting sailing. We have often taken out... More 

1 Thank David251
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Reviewed 26 October 2015

A very nice tour of the bay with a most capable and informative Captain. It was a memorable part of out trip!

1 Thank Strangemagick
Camden, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Whether you go alone or with a group the Schooner Olad is one of the best ways to experience Penobscot Bay. Incredible views of Camden's inner and outer harbor. Be sure to bring a jacket for it can be chilly out on the water, even on a warm summer day. We love the sunset cruises.

3 Thank Etienne P
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Reviewed 1 October 2015

What a beautiful day we had sailing on the Olad! The captain was wonderful! He made everyone feel so comfortable. The deck hand was very helpful and they gave you a photo when leaving the vessel.

2 Thank Sonya L
Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2015

My morning ride on the Olad Schooner was just the best way to experience the beauty of Maine's Central Coast. With bright blue sky and mild but sufficient winds, we glided along the water with Captain Aaron's comfortable ease in handling his boat while sharing insights of the area with all of those aboard. I also appreciated his and his... More 

2 Thank 357joc
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Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful tour with Emily as our captain on the owl. We left at 5:00 and she took us around to see a lighthouse and we very much enjoyed the view. This is a small boat that seats 6 and the night that we went there were only two of us so it felt like a private charter!... More 

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Rosseau, Ontario
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Reviewed 23 September 2015

This was a really fun excursion, despite the fog and choppy water. The captain and crew were congenial and very knowledgeable. They take your photo and give you a print...a nice touch. I got some great photos with my own camera, and a beautiful perspective of the Maine coast.

1 Thank paulabanks
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2015

We had a wonderful time on the Olad. The captain and first mate were knowledgeable and entertaining. The ship is beautiful, intimate, and fast - a true schooner experience. We passed another schooner that was filled the brink with passengers that seemed more of a shuttle people around kind of cruise. We did the sunset cruise which was gorgeous and... More 

3 Thank Tiffany N

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