The Schooner J. & E. Riggin was built in 1927 as an oyster dredger for Charles Riggin in Dorchester, New Jersey, and is one of the very few vessels of this kind that still sail today. Her name, J. & E., comes from the names of Mr. Riggin’s two sons, Jacob and Edward. This special windjammer has
J. & E. Riggin J. & E. Riggin Captains Justin Schaefer & Jocelyn Schmidt Homeport: Rockland, Maine The J. & E. Riggin was built as an oystering schooner in 1927 in Dorchester, New Jersey, and gained a fine reputation in the Delaware Bay as an able sailor, winning the only Oyster Schooner Race ever held.
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Victory Chimes VICTORY CHIMES Captain Sam Sikkema Homeport: Rockland, Maine “We had such a wonderful time” says Travel Show host Samantha Brown of the fleet’s largest schooner Victory Chimes. “They just don’t make them like her anymore.” Visit Our Site Our Rates/Schedule 2022 PDF Schedule 1-800-745-5651
Stephen Taber STEPHEN TABER Captain Noah & Jane Barnes Homeport: Rockland, Maine “Rustic luxury” is how the CBS Sunday Morning crew describes the Stephen Taber. Visit Our Site Our Rates/Schedule 2022 PDF Schedule 1-800-999-7352
Mary Day MARY DAY Captain Barry King & Jen Martin Homeport: Camden, Maine Looking for a “renewal of spirit?” According to Boston Globe travel writer Steve Jermanok, you’ll find it in spades aboard Mary Day, the first pure sailing schooner built for guests cruising in Maine. Visit Our Site Our Rates/Schedule 2022 PDF Schedule 1-800-992-2218
Lewis R. French LEWIS R. FRENCH CaptainBecky Wright and Nathan Sigouin Homeport: Camden, Maine “So much more than simply a sailing adventure,” writes the Chicago Tribune of the Lewis R. French, America’s oldest Windjammer. Visit Our Site Our Rates/Schedule 2022 PDF Schedule 1-800-469-4635
Heritage HERITAGE Captains Sean Grimes and Ben Welzenbach Homeport: Rockland, Maine “It’s like camp for grown-ups” writes Maine Boats Homes & Harbors Magazine. Built by her captains, returning guests say, “It just gets better and better.” Visit Our Site Our Rates/Schedule 2022 PDF Schedule 1-800-648-4544
Angelique ANGELIQUE Captain Dennis Gallant & Candace Kuchinski Homeport: Camden, Maine The New York Times sums it up best: Exhilarating! “The thrill of an alfresco escapade” combined with plenty of sweet lobster dipped in butter …what’s not to love about Angelique? Visit Our Site Our Rates/Schedule 2022 PDF Schedule 1-800-282-9989
Ladona LADONA Captains Noah Barnes & J.R. Braugh Homeport: Rockland, Maine Fresh from an extensive rebuild, the Ladona (ex. Nathaniel Bowditch) offers a windjamming experience that hearkens to her vintage pedigree as a 1922 racing yacht. Visit Our Site Our Rates/Schedule 2022 PDF Schedule 1-800-999-7352