Many feel that travel will take a long time to return to “normal” or at least pre-pandemic levels. What’s rocked the world of travel more than health concerns is the loss of a sense of security, say many travelers. Enter the Maine Windjammer Association, the largest fleet of historic working windjammers in America. Many refer to historic windjammers as the “un-cruise”, offering bespoke small boat experiences, minus itineraries, ports of call, and massive buffets yet filled with exploring at sea, wind-driven days, star-lit nights and entertainment compliments of Mother Nature.
Recently, a story appeared on the TODAY Show explaining how Generation Z is bucking the trend and going “social-free”. Realizing for themselves how the “scroll generation” is impacted by the barrage of comparisons that social media creates between kids, many teens and younger children are self-unplugging, but certainly not all. From the recent news of data breaches to hash-tag motivated deletions of social media, plenty of people are turning to a less-plugged-in lifestyle.
Straight from the Mouth of the Captains: Six Reasons June is Busting Out All Over for Windjammer Cruises
June marks the beginning of the Maine Windjammer Association cruising season. Well, really it starts in May for some, but not until the end of May. June is the first full month of the season and filled with the newness and freshness of the cusp of summer. Long days, uncrowded Maine harbors and “spring foliage”