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Schooner Yacht Heron

111 Pascal Ave, Rockport Marine Park, Rockport, ME 04856-5917
+1 207-236-8605
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Best Sail Ever

My granddaughter and I had the best time sailing on the Schooner Heron! The Captain and crew were... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
via mobile
Great trip

We had a fun and informative trip on the Heron. We sat by the captain, Twig, who was extremely... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Elk Grove Village, Illinois
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Sail the Maine Coast aboard Schooner Yacht HERON, a 65' John Alden designed Classic Schooner Yacht. Experience the thrill of sailing a classic wooden schooner. HERON is fast and steady as she sails among the pristine islands of Penobscot Bay. The Schooner Yacht HERON is truly the finest day sailer in the fleet. Quality sails offered daily. Enjoy Maine's tastiest Lobster Roll lunch, educational Indian Island Lighthouse/Eco tour or a relaxing Sunset Dinner Sail. Private sails, group and custom charters also available. HERON is family built, owned and operated by the Bower family of Camden, Maine.
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111 Pascal Ave, Rockport Marine Park, Rockport, ME 04856-5917
+1 207-236-8605
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My granddaughter and I had the best time sailing on the Schooner Heron! The Captain and crew were very pleasant, the Captain's wife and first mate (I assume) gave a very interesting account on the history of Rockport and into Camden and made the sail...More

Thank oceanlady43
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a fun and informative trip on the Heron. We sat by the captain, Twig, who was extremely nice and answered all of our question. Would definitely recommend.

Thank dwolff517
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you don't have time to take a multi-day cruise out of, say, Rockland, aboard the Heritage, then scurry up a few miles to Rockport and take the 2 pm afternoon cruise aboard the Heron. Sit in the cockpit and enjoy the Captain's view, or...More

Thank lsd f
Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent way to see Penobscot Bay and the islands. Beautiful schooner and wonderful crew. Delicious lobster roll lunch.

Thank kjmac2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved the Eco tour so much I sailed 2 times and the Sunset sail 1 time and plan on sailing again in November on one of the southern migration legs of the Heron's journey to its winter home. To say I loved it is...More

Thank Adventure2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful way to kick back and enjoy a day on the water. The crew was great. The boat was beautiful, built by the owner. Once we were out of Rockport Harbor, they cut the motor and let the sails take us the...More

1  Thank Joanne T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We simply wanted to spend a couple of hours out on the water, so decided to take the BLUE HERON's afternoon "Island Eco Tour" from 2-4:30. A simply phone call was all we needed to reserve a spot. Friendly staff, smooth sailing, and lovely weather...More

Thank Harvey K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just happened to time our visit to the port perfectly and without prior knowledge of the Heron we enjoyed every minute of our 2 PM cruise. You could not ask for a better way to see the bay first hand. What a highlight of our...More

Thank Russ P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great sail. It was a beautiful day and the crew were helpful and experiences. The wind was just right and we sailed beautifully. My only problem was they advertized coffee, cold drinks and cookies. So we did not bring water. They had...More

Thank snowbirds5000
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booking the sail on-line was very easy. This was our very first experience on a sail boat and it was great first experience. I rated the sail a 4 because we booked the "eco-tour" but there was very little in the way of talking about...More

Thank donpetersonde
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20 August 2017|
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Response from Russ P | Reviewed this property |
Yes I was told there is a head but did not use it myself. It is a complete working yacht.
4 September 2015|
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Response from Brian G | Reviewed this property |
They do not provide a 'narrative' , but will answer any and all questions. I'm sure if you request details as to what you are seeing they will be more than happy to accommodate the request.
Cheryl C
6 June 2015|
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Response from Bonnie S | Property representative |
Island sail with lunch is 3 hrs, cost $65 Eco sail 2.5 hrs Cost $50 Sunset Dinner 2.5 hr Cost $75