Maine Windjammer Cruises traditional fleet allows passage to a time gone by.  Our iconic 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! 


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 a relaxing way where the scene

A Day Aboard

On your Maine Windjammer Vacation, the wind's 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 Cruise is complete without our famous Maine Lobster Feast!

Cruising Grounds

Our Maine Windjammer Fleet sails Penobscot Bay, along Maine's mid- coast, one of the most amazing cruising grounds in the world.  We guarantee that no matter where you go,  it will be beauti


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 yours  -- call us!  We welcome your questions   800-736-7981