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Bufflehead Sailing Charters

Windjammer Wharf - Captain Spear Drive, 50 Tillson Ave, Rockland, ME
+1 207-691-5407
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Such a lovely sunset cruise!

Captain Daniel does a fabulous job of navigating and narrating Penobscot Bay. He possesses a wealth... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2016
Nashville, Tennessee
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Perfect Afternoon Get-Away!!

Bufflehead is fantastic! Captian Daniel provides a relaxing (& informative!) tour. We were in the... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2016
Portland, Maine
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Bufflehead is a 32 foot wooden gaff sloop, a classic boat, built in 1964. She is a very pretty boat, superbly swift, comfortable and safe. Captain Daniel Bennett sailed around the Pacific Ocean on a tall ship, and twice across the Atlantic (and back and forth to the Caribbean) on his own small boat.
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Windjammer Wharf - Captain Spear Drive, 50 Tillson Ave, Rockland, ME
+1 207-691-5407
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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Captain Daniel does a fabulous job of navigating and narrating Penobscot Bay. He possesses a wealth of historical and nautical information of the area, excellent sailing skills, and the most engaging personality! Loved our time on the Bufflehead!

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Reviewed 15 October 2016

Bufflehead is fantastic! Captian Daniel provides a relaxing (& informative!) tour. We were in the area for just one overnight for our anniversary. Our sail was 3 hours but beautiful scenery and tranquility on the water made us feel like we'd been gone longer... what...More

Thank tednsadie
Reviewed 11 October 2016

My husband and I took a three hour sail with Captain Dan this afternoon. The whole experience was wonderful, from the initial booking, change of plans because of weather, casual, friendly atmosphere, and, of course the beautiful relaxing sail. Captain Dan makes you feel completely...More

Thank annA1660VV
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We were able to book the last two seats on the Bufflehead by text (so easy!) with Captain Dan with just two hours' notice following our spur of the moment decision to get out sailing on a beautiful fall afternoon. Over the two-hour tour, we...More

Thank SMBYoung
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Sailing on the Bufflehead (love that name!) with Captain Daniel has been one of the highlights of our trip to Maine.He is very accommodating and the motto on the ship is "Do what you want". My mother and I wanted to sail on a smaller...More

Thank Lyda M
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Well I see that Captain Daniel has straight A's for this experience. It is unique and I have to add my two cents. I have a long sailing background but I have to say sailing with the captain Daniel on the Buffelhead was one of...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2016

Whether you charter the boat privately or join a public sailing this is a must do if you're in the Rockland area. Captain Dan and his assistants are welcoming, knowledgeable and overall great hosts (hostesses). I surprised my husband for his birthday with a private...More

Thank gertsown
Reviewed 8 September 2016

There are almost a hundred reasons to sail on Bufflehead! So far, there are 93 - Ninety-three happy, glowing, cheering reviews for Bufflehead Sailing Charters! The stability and charm of the classic wooden Bufflehead, plus the warm charm and cool knowledge of Daniel Bennett cannot...More

Thank Seeqer
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

This is my third summer, yes, THIRD summer where I've sailed with Captain Dan. (see my other 2 reviews for more info) The first trip we booked one sail, because, silly us, didn't know how amazing it would be and that we should book more....More

1  Thank Kim E
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Not enough stars to rate this experience! Daniel has a unique ability to engage people in a way that is informative and collaborative. Bring a bottle of wine and food to share with others as Daniel unfolds the story of the Bufflehead and her home....More

Thank jjanowsk
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Kevin M
5 September 2016|
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Response from Bufflehead S | Property representative |
Hi, Kevin, Thank you for your interest in sailing with me aboard Bufflehead. A four hour private charter runs 475. To get to an island, and cook up the lobsters and corn ashore as well as sail back into Rockland (into the... More