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News Reviews About the MWA

Throughout time many travel writers, food aficionados, and ardent windjammer sailing fans have written wonderful reviews of the vessels, the sailing experience, life on board, and other topics, which have appeared in the news. We wanted to share these news snippets with you and take time to thank the writers for their time and spellbinding words.

What is Maine Famous For?

Looking for reasons to visit New England’s largest and northernmost state?

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.

Historic schooner fleet tries to get through stormy seas

The region’s windjammer fleet is facing its greatest storm as the COVID-19 outbreak has led to the cancellation of early trips, and the remainder of the sailing season is in limbo.

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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