Schooner Olad Sailing in Camden Maine
Schooner Olad Sailing in Camden Maine
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Camden Maine Sailing Cruises and Charters

Let us be your Camden Maine Sailing Experience! Join us for a two-hour day sail or custom private charter to enjoy all the beauties that Penobscot Bay has to offer.  Beautiful rocky shoreline, hidden mansions, small islands, lighthouses, seals, bald eagles, lobster boats, and other magnificent ships are just a few of the things you may get to see while sailing in our beautiful part of the Bay.

The Schooner Olad sails daily from Camden, Maine mid-May to mid-October. The Schooner Olad offers historic two-hour day sails aboard a completely restored, classic sailing yacht built in 1927. The Olad also offers custom sailing charters and can hold up to 22 passengers. Whether it is for two hours, half day, or full day, the Olad is the perfect place for a family reunion, office outing, wedding, or a get together with good friends!  Join the Olad for one of the many public special events on offer throughout the season including sailing races, island lobster bakes, and lighthouse tours. 

If you are looking for a more intimate trip, join us aboard our 6 passenger cutter- the Sailing Vessel Owl!  The Owl is one of the most versatile sailboat in Camden Maine's Sailing Fleet. She was designed by world Famous yacht designer John Alden to be a fast and comfortable cruising boat. Built in 1941, she is a timeless classic that has been rebuilt to the highest of today's standards. She is available to charter for up to six passengers, making her one of the most private Wooden Sailboat in Camden's Fleet. The Sailing Vessel Owl goes out for two and three-hour public sails daily and is also available for two-hour, three-hour, four-hour, six-hour, or full-day private sailing charters.  With advance notice the Owl will take you to Stontington for an overnight at one of their beautiful inns, to Vinalhaven for a romantic dinner and overnight at Nebo Lodge, or rent a tent site at Warren Island State Park, and we'll do a lobsterbake for you.  Did we say versatile?

Captain Aaron Lincoln is a local Mainer and will talk about the history of the area as well as the schooner trade while you sail one of his favorite locations!

Tis' the Season for Half Day Sails & Lobster Bakes

Island Lobster Bake Season has arrived! Along with the private lobster bakes that businesses and families have booked this summer, we're also offering 4 public lobster bakes during the months of July and August. Join us as we sail to Warren Island throught the archipelago of Islesboro from Camden Harbor.  We'll dock at Warren Island State park, and while you're exploying the island we'll prepare a traditional Maine lobster bake for you.  On the way back to Camden enjoy the beauty of a relaxing sunset sail back to our home port. We're offering public lobster bakes in July on the 18th and 25th, and in August on the 15th and 22nd.  We depart Camden Harbor at 2:30pm and return at 8:30pm.  BYOB. To book please visit our booking page, call 207-236-2323, or stop by our desk on the dock or our shop on Main St. in Camden. We hope you'll be able to join us!

Schooner Racing in July aboard the Olad!

Who want to join us for some schooner racing?! Coming up in July, we'll have some fantastic opportunities for some great sailing and racing in Penobscot Bay, and you're invited to join in on the fun! The Great Schooner Race is in it's 43rd year, and we're lucky to be participating along with many other historic schooners on July 5th, departing the Camden Harbor at 9am.  Make sure you have plenty of room in your camera for all the photos you'll be taking.  This full day sail will have lunch provided, and a return coach ride from Rockland back to Camden at the end of the day.  BYOB $140 Join us for the 1st Annual Daysailer Fleet Regatta organized by the Camden Classics Cup racing committee.  This will be a great day to join in some racing fun and to view all of the beautiful sailing yachts participating in the race series over the weekend.  On July 26th we will head out from Camden Harbor at 12pm to join the rest of the Camden daysailer fleet at the starting line for this half day sailing excursion.  We are excited for the chance to race some of our fellow daysailers, and have some good natured competition to see who will win out the day.  No sailing experience necessary, but a sense of adventure is always recommended.  BYOB $90 We hope you're able to join us for a great day of racing!