Sail Acadia, Southwest Harbor

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Boat Tour · Outdoor Activity
Sail Acadia National Park with Captain Karl aboard the Alice E, the world's oldest Friendship Sloop still sailing.

Built in 1899, the Friendship Sloop Alice E. was originally a working sailing craft used by Maine fisherman.

Now she offers private and shared charters in the Bar Harbor area for up to six passengers every day from May to October, from Southwest Harbor, Maine.

Sail Acadia also offers private and shared charters aboard the Friendship Sloop Helen Brooks out of Northeast Harbor, as well as nature cruises (with lobster fishing!), private charters, and water taxi service aboard our wooden lobster boat, the Elizabeth T.

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  • We took our family on a sail out of Southwest Harbor on the Alice E. It was a great sail and an adventure for the kids. The Captain and staff at Sail Acadia were fantastic! Highly recommend.  more »
  • The evening sail we took last night on Sail Acadia‚Äôs Alice B was wonderful! The boat is gorgeous and the sail was most relaxing. Carl was a super pleasant and capable sailor and the trip was...  more »
  • We went out with Mike and Kelly on a glorious August day. Great people...great time. Make sure to include during your stay in Bar Harbor!
  • Great sailing and harbor tours, friendly staff, we use them every time we go to MDI
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