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Summer is Here!

We are looking forward to the excellent forecast for the coming weeks for sailing on Penobscot Bay. We are now offering daysails and sunsets sails for two hours seven days a week on both Schooner Surprise and Sloop Anjacaa. Both boats are also available for charter so...

Fall Sailing on Surprise

We still have a few of our favorite weeks of the season left before the Surprise comes out of the water for the winter. September and October provide consistent winds and bright sunny days on Penobscot Bay, perfect for sailing. The crowds have gone and many times we...

Friday night Sunset sails with live music and dessert

We have been enjoying unbelievable summer sailing this past month. Warm nights and smooth sailing make perfect conditions for sunset sails on Penobscot Bay. In July and August we offer a special sail on Friday nights that includes live acoustic music and  homemade...

Summer is here!!

With a few days of wonderful weather we are officially sailing on our summer season. We have been spotting a lot of Bald Eagles, Seals and Porpoises. Camden Harbor is getting busy with transient boats and locals are putting their boats in the water. We started to sail...

Sailing Everyday from Camden Maine

After a very windy week we are hoping for some warm and "calmer" days. Although everybody is enjoying some exciting sails with winds up to 30 Knots, its time to shake all reefs off the sails and enjoy some summer days! Next weekend we will celebrating Father's Day on...

Wintering Well at Rockport Marine

Surprise seems to be enjoying this unusual Maine winter as much as we are.  Our winter cover allows lots of ventilation and whether the temperature is unusually cold as it has recently been,  or during those occasional thaws,  we are able to go onboard and do some...

Welcoming a New Year !

We start 2011 on a bright note with another one of Michael Salmon's fabulous recipes.  We are proud owners of both of his Hartstone Inn cookbooks which have consistently made us look like we really know what we are doing in the kitchen.  We had  enjoyed great success...

Holiday Greetings

HAPPY HOLIDAYS We wish you and your family many special moments together as you celebrate the  season and the hope for a peaceful new year ahead !  We are hunkered down for the Maine winter after completing a new post and beam barn for Surprise behind our house in...

Curtis Island at last!

On a beautiful Wednesday, the day after the elections, we finally launched our dinghy and rowed out to Curtis Island.  This year it became even more important that we visit the island and the lighthouse since we had recently attended a memorial service for "Connie"...

Windjammer Festival and Hurricane Earl

Despite the clear threat posed by Hurricane Earl, the Camden Windjammer Festival took place on Labor Day weekend.  Friday festivities were cancelled since Earl was expected to hit Friday night into Saturday morning.  We brought Surprise to our mooring in the outer...