Rockland, Maine is located on the coastline and hiking in the mountains or sailing (for sport or pleasure) the harbors are two popular activities for the outdoor lover. Swimming, fishing and day charter trips to the local lighthouses and islands are offered for residents and tourist of this waterfront town. Moreover, day sailing trips can accommodate small or large groups and length of trips vary.
Morning in Maine
Morning in Maine is a 55-foot ketch that sails from Rockland Harbor, as the captain gives marine biology tours. The trip takes boaters through Penobscot Bay, and past the Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse, as well as the Owls Head Lighthouse. Reservations are taken, but cancellations are accepted up to 72 hours before the trip. If the captain cancels the trip for any reason, deposits will be given back to passengers. The trips are in two hour intervals, including sunset cruises during summer months, and a bag lunch is provided upon request if made in advance.
The Morning in Maine
4 Beach Street
Owls Head, ME 04854
The Schooner Heron is a 65-foot boat sailing from Rockland Harbor three times a day. This trip takes boaters past Robinson's Rocks to watch the harbor seals. Boaters can enjoy an educational boat ride to Indian Island and an educational overview of Rockport Harbor's history is given on how the glaciers formed the harbor. The evening tour is a gourmet sunset sail that goes until the sun goes down. This trip serves hors d'oeurves and boaters are welcome to bring their own beer or wine. Gift certificates are available for purchase on the Schooner Heron.
The Schooner Heron
212 Molyneaux Road
Camden, ME 04843
The Schooner Simplicity sails from Rockport Harbor Park down Penobscot Bay for two hour trips or custom cruises. This boat holds six people and is perfect for families or small parties. Two hour trips, half day or whole day cruises can be booked and full day cruises stop at nearby islands for picnics. The captain can provide the picnic lunch or boaters can bring their own food. The Schooner Simplicity has coast guard approved life jackets and prices are available once you inquire about reservations.
The Schooner Simplicity