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A National Historic Landmark, the Lewis R. French was built in So. Bristol, Maine in 1871. Built to carry cargo all along the Maine coast, in and out of seaside towns and ports, the French has been refitted with both double and single cabins to carry 21 guests in comfort and style. Hearty, delicious food cooked on the woodstove fills our guests and crew, the sea-breeze invigorates, and the pure, quiet power of the sails moving the schooner through the water fills us all with wonder. Join us for an amazing sailing vacation on Penobscot Bay!

- Captain Becky Wright and Nathan Sigouin

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Max. Guests

20

Min. Age

16

Length on Deck

64’

Length Overall

101’

Homeport

Camden, Maine

Built-In

1871, Christmas Cove, Maine

Lewis R. French Reservations:
800-469-4635

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Dates Length
May 26–29, 2023
Friday to Monday
3 nights Memorial Day Weekend
May 30–June 3, 2023
Tuesday to Saturday
4 nights Sailing and Hiking!
June 4–9, 2023
Sunday to Friday
5 nights Quintessential Maine Windjamming
June 10–15, 2023
Saturday to Thursday
5 nights The Schooner Gam
June 16–19, 2023
Friday to Monday
3 nights Father’s Day Weekend
June 20–24, 2023
Tuesday to Saturday
4 nights Sailing and Hiking!
June 25–28, 2023
Sunday to Wednesday
3 nights Quintessential Maine Windjamming
June 28–July 2, 2023
Wednesday to Sunday
4 nights Quintessential Maine Windjamming
July 3–8, 2023
Monday to Saturday
5 nights The Great Schooner Race
July 9–13, 2023
Sunday to Thursday
4 nights Lighthouses
July 14–18, 2023
Friday to Tuesday
4 nights Windjamming w/optional kayaking
July 19–22, 2023
Wednesday to Saturday
3 nights Quintessential Maine Windjamming
July 23–29, 2023
Sunday to Saturday
6 nights Quintessential Maine Windjamming
July 30–August 5, 2023
Sunday to Saturday
6 nights Music Festival Trip
August 6–9, 2023
Sunday to Wednesday
3 nights Quintessential Maine Windjamming
August 10–14, 2023
Thursday to Monday
4 nights Lighthouses
August 15–18, 2023
Tuesday to Friday
3 nights New Moon at Night, Stargazers Delight
August 18–21, 2023
Friday to Monday
3 nights Quintessential Maine Windjamming
August 22–26, 2023
Tuesday to Saturday
4 nights Windjamming w/optional kayaking
August 27–September 2, 2023
Sunday to Saturday
6 nights Camden Windjammer Festival
September 3–6, 2023
Sunday to Wednesday
3 nights Quintessential Maine Windjamming
September 6–9, 2023
Wednesday to Saturday
3 nights Quintessential Maine Windjamming
September 10–15, 2023
Sunday to Friday
5 nights WoodenBoat Sail-In
September 16–19, 2023
Saturday to Tuesday
3 nights Quintessential Maine Windjamming
September 20–24, 2023
Wednesday to Sunday
4 nights Quintessential Maine Windjamming
September 25–30, 2023
Monday to Saturday
5 nights Lighthouses
October 1–7, 2023
Sunday to Saturday
6 nights Downrig
Please note: We do our best to keep trip schedules as up-to-date as possible, however schedules are subject to change. We also do not track cabin availability on the Maine Windjammer Association website. For cabin availability or to confirm a specific sail date, please contact the vessel directly.

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