Maine Windjammer Cruises traditional fleet allows passage to a time gone by.  Our National Landmark schooners sail the Maine coast as they did over 100 years ago. Passengers are welcome to participate in the actual sailing of our historic vessels.  

Led by the winds and tides you are propelled through our island chain on the sailing vacation of a lifetime.

                                         Maine Windjammer Cruises flagship Schooner Grace Bailey

A World Class Sailing Vacation in Mid-Coast Maine

Have you ever heard the sea rush past a real sailing ship - felt the salt breeze in your  hair -  watched the moon rise over an island anchorage?   

You will, when you set sail with the original Maine Windjammer Cruises on our pure sail National Landmark Schooners this summer!


What It's Like

A Maine Windjammer Cruise - a refreshing escape from the pressures of our modern world.  Our sailing vacations cruise among the spruce-clad islands of Maine in an exciting and historic way.

A Day Aboard

On your Maine Windjammer Vacation, the winds strength and direction guides you to a new adventure each day. 

Home-Style Cooking Fresh from the Galley & Lobster Bakes

As you sail the Maine Coast, enjoy hearty Windjammer fare cooked from scratch on a wood fired stove - No Windjammer Cruises is complete without our famous Maine Lobster Feast!

Cruising Grounds

Our Maine Windjammer Fleet sails the Maine coast, one of the most amazing cruising grounds in the world.  We guarantee that no matter where you go,  it will be beautiful!


Those considering sailing on our historic schooners for the first time have many questions about windjammer accommodation and amenities. The simple answer is, "You will have what you need."

What to Bring

Come prepared for your Maine Windjammer Cruise.

Home Port

Maine Windjammer Cruises has sailed from Camden, Maine since our founding in 1936.


Here are some frequently asked question from first time sailors.  If you don't see your answer here - call us. We welcome your questions!  800-736-7981