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A Windjammer Vacation
Maine Windjammer Cruises Fleet of Historic Schooners. Sailing from Camden, Maine.CONNECT
Multi Night Sailing Vacations
Our Ship’s Store offers two beautifully illustrated books, Keeping the Tradition Alive and The Maine Windjammer Cruises Cookbook. Written by Captain Ray and Ann Williamson, these books offer a perfect souvenir of your cruise and are also perfect for gift giving.
Package of 10 blank note cards with envelopes created from the painting of the Schooner Mercantile by J. Atkins.
Pigment-dyed canvas large tote bag. 100% cotton. Heavy enzyme-washed canvas. Large open main compartment with snap closure. Self-fabric handles. Various colors. Inside hanging zippered pocket. Front pocket 18 ¼” x 15” x 10 ¼”.
Pigment-dyed Canvas Cinch Sack – 100% cotton, heavy enzyme-washed canvas with cotton webbing straps. Various colors. Main compartment, zippered front pocket. Size 14 ½” x 17 ½”.
A 172 page, 11 x 14 hard cover book, filled with the history of Maine Windjammer Cruises. Over 100 full page images, ranging from the days of cargo to the present, illustrate the remarkable past of our historic schooners.
“The story that has emerged over the past five months, covering 75 years of operation of the same business under four different owners, is an interesting one, and is told in the pages and pictures that follow. But perhaps its most striking aspect is how little Maine Windjammer Cruises has changed in its fundamentals. Yes, the times have changed immensely, and the lives of the people who sign aboard for a cruise bear little resemblance to the lifestyles of the past – one need only look at photographs of Camden harbor from 1940 and from today to see clear evidence of both of those changes. And, yes, the amenities provided aboard the schooners are better: electric lights instead of kerosene lanterns, lifelines to protect you from falling overboard, fewer dormitory-style cabins. But the schooners and what they offer would seem entirely familiar to time-travelers from 1940. They would come aboard, perhaps even to the same vessel that they sailed on seven decades ago. There they would find similar accommodations and friendly crews to welcome them, enjoy the same relaxing atmosphere, eat well and sumptuously – the food prepared over the same wood-burning galley stoves – make new friends.” – from the Introduction by Rod Swift.
Would you like a cookbook with 150 easy-to-prepare recipes in an easy-to-use format? Ann Williamson’s Maine Windjammer Cruises Cookbook is a collection of stores and recipes that represent her 20 years of training cooks, planning menus, ordering supplies and cooking aboard the Grace Bailey. The book is lavishly illustrated with photographs, in both color and black and white, of our schooners, the food, passengers, crew and the Williamson family. The book is 7” x 9”, 245 pages, spiral bound, soft cover. Published August 2007.
Caps available with embroidered name of the Grace Bailey, Mercantile and Mistress. One size is adjustable. Variety of colors – one solid color for cap and bill or one color for cap and a different for the bill. Just name your one or two favorite colors and we’ll try to find something similar.
Zippered Sweatshirts - $49.00