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News Reviews About the MWA

Over the years many travel writers, food aficionados, and ardent windjammer sailing fans have sailed with us and written wonderful reviews. We wanted to share these news snippets with you and take time to thank the writers for their time and spellbinding words.

Coastal Maine Windjammer cruises: Overnight sailing vacations

Dan and Mikkel write, “We were truly in awe of how much food they pump out in such a small galley, how often they are creating meals (nearly constantly when the sun is up), and how GOOD it is.”

A Passion For All Time

For a sailor who loves schooners, few places compare to the coast of Maine in the summertime.

Slow traveling on the Schooner Mary Day, A Maine Windjammer

“In an age of virtual reality and online dependency, a connective slow travel experience like a Maine Windjammer cruise does the heart, mind and body good.” writes Lori Sorrentino. We couldn’t agree more.

What to expect on a Maine Windjammer

Heidi writes, “As a first-timer who wasn’t sure exactly what to expect at the start, I’m so glad I experienced this very special way to travel in a gorgeous part of the world.”

Windjammer Sailing Vacation In Penobscot Maine

“On board chefs are magicians. How else to explain the 5-star meals that emerge from the galley – everything baked, sautéed, and stewed in a woodburning stove.” Malerie writes.

Two Historic Maine Windjammers Begin Sailing this Season

Two of the eight members of the historic Maine Windjammers fleet have opted to meet the stringent standards in wake of the COVID-19 health emergency and sail in 2020: the Stephen Tabor and the Ladona.

French Lessons

Three days on Penobscot Bay, under sail and under stars on Maine’s oldest working vessel, the 1871 schooner Lewis R. French.

Why You Should Try a Windjammer Cruise

Dana writes “Do you like to cruise but not with the masses? Do you enjoy good food and great conversation? Are you looking to travel differently this year? If you answered yes, you should consider a Windjammer Cruise off the coast of Maine for your next vacation.”

Press Releases

Welcome! If you’re thinking of doing a feature story on Maine, we have the ultimate Maine experience to share with you:

Windjamming with the Maine Windjammer Association is pure sail, pure bliss, pure Maine!

Take a look at past press releases about our cruises. Feel free to contact us for more materials and to learn more about a real Maine gem you’ve simply got to experience to believe: Windjamming with the Maine Windjammer Association.

Thanks for your interest!

For press inquiries, please contact Nicole Jaques: 207.450.9943 |

Media Kit

For Press Use: Press Images

All of these images are available to members of the media in high-resolution format upon request. Download our media kit.

For questions regarding media or press requests.

Nicole Jacques | 207-450-9943 |

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