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Great time! Champagne & Oyster cruise.

We went on the Champagne and Oyster cruise. Erica from Wine Wise Events brought five different... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
TJ H
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Perrysburg, Ohio
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Three PERFECTLY PEACEFUL hours on the water!!

We had an absolutely amazing time on this sailing tour!! Our Captain gave us a give 3 minute... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Alysha H
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Enjoy the heritage and beauty of Casco Bay aboard our 74' Maine built windjammer, Frances. Unwind and absorb as you take in Portland’s working waterfront, and the beautifully rugged islands just beyond. Sailing 3 times daily, May thru October...more
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56 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4704
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

Booked and paid for a private charter on sailing vessel Frances for business clients. When we arrived found guests of the crew had been boarded before us and were going along on our "private charter". Expressed my displeasure to one of the crew who sent...More

4  Thank 206aviator
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We went on the Champagne and Oyster cruise. Erica from Wine Wise Events brought five different champagnes and they had five different types of oysters. The pours of champagne weren't skimpy and you received two nice size oysters per person. There were also plenty of...More

1  Thank TJ H
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We had an absolutely amazing time on this sailing tour!! Our Captain gave us a give 3 minute explanation of the boat, her mission, and what was available on the boat. It is a very modest little gem of a sailboat. The five people in...More

1  Thank Alysha H
Reviewed 24 July 2017

My family (all adults) and I all had our first sailing experience on the Frances. It was just what our family needed after spending the last six days in Boston and DC. We are from the mid-west area and greatly appreciated the calm, quiet, uncrowded...More

Thank Sug833
Reviewed 21 July 2017

The boat was beautiful and exception condition. It was not crowded on the boat, which was a plus... especially compared to the two other boats that were departing at the same time from a different company that were absolutely packed. We did the sunset sail...More

Thank Arjun R
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We should have read reviews in detail before going, as it appears what we were looking to get out of our trip on the Frances simply isn't what the Captain wishes to offer. Others mentioned that you don't get any information out of the trip....More

2  Thank gpd209
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We booked an oysters and white burgundy wines tasting sunset cruise with Maine Sailing Adventures. Sommelier Erica Archer was a lot of fun to listen to and took very good care of her guests. Captain Megan and her crew made the cruise very enjoyable. This...More

2  Thank stperic
Reviewed 20 October 2015

Enjoy a sailing cruise on Casco Bay aboard the sailboat Frances. This is not a "tour" in which a guide continually talks to you, rattling off facts about the surrounding area. We did not tour around the local lighthouses, but rather went calmly sailing out...More

1  Thank Denise Y
Reviewed 14 September 2015

We had a 3-day sales conference. During one of the afternoons we were aboard Maine Sailing Adventures where Captain Megan Jones took the 35 of us out to sea for a wonderful afternoon sail. We had wine, beer, snacks from Aurora Provisions during our 2-hour...More

Thank Lisa-Marie M
Reviewed 11 September 2014

Overall this was a great and affordable sail that for us, lasted about 2 hours and 10 minutes. The crew talked a bit about safety and the history of the boat before setting sail. Other than that they did not provide any commentary, but some...More

2  Thank eickyeicky
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