48' Schooner Charter in Boothbay Harbor, Maine
Enjoy Harbor Maine, United States by boat! Charter a 48' Schooner for up to 14 people. Rates as low as $273 per hour (minimum of 2 hours). Other rates available below: Rates: • Two-Hour Charter (2 hours): $546 • Half -Day Charter (4 hours): $1092 • Six Hour Charter (6 hours): $1638 • Full -Day Charter (8 hours): $1960 • Two-Hour Sail Maine Adventure per adult (2 hours):$39 • Two-Hour Sail Maine Adventure per child under 12 years old (2 hours):$30 What To Expect Onboard: Welcome Aboard Lazy Jack in Boothbay Harbor your Maine Vacation starts here. Join the Schooner crew for a 2hr. day sail or private charter adventure on Boothbay Harbor’s oldest windjammer. Help hoist sails or take a turn at the wheel as we set a course out past Burnt Island Light, Squirrel Island, Ram Island Light and the outer islands of Boothbay. Keep a sharp eye out for porpoise, Osprey, Bald Eagles, and harbor seals as we slip by local boats setting their pots or hauling in the lobster catch of the day. The Lazy Jack was built in 1947 by builder and designer Fred Whittier in the shipyard of Whittier and Lowe in Ipswich, Massachusetts. Lazy Jack takes its lines from the traditions of the great Gloucester fishing schooners of the 1800’s. A scaled down topsail schooner, Lazy Jack is constructed from long leaf yellow pine planking over white oak frames and measures 48ft. in overall length, with a 12 ft. beam and a full keel that draws 6 ft. Under a full press, Lazy Jack carries a mainsail, foresail, staysail, jib, jib topsail and a fisherman. Lazy Jack was a renowned charter boat in the Bahamas in 1950’s until the late 60’s. Sailing a route from Ipswich Mass, to Man O War Cay to Cuba this humble windjammer carried various cargos for her master, which included rum, guns, cigars and passengers. Lazy Jack take its name from a watering hole, one of the builder’s favorite haunts in the Florida Keys, called Lazy Jacks. Today Lazy Jack sails proudly from Boothbay Harbor carrying 14 passengers and is perfect for an intimate two-hour or private custom charter Sail Maine adventure. What You Need to Bring: • Jacket or a sweat shirt • Camera • Food and drinks If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.
- Captain is included.
- A captain is provided by the listing owner to host and operate the trip.
- 14 guests
After concluding a 27-year career as a musician, songwriter, and record executive, Joe with his young son Michael moved to Maine in the spring of 2003 to pursue the dream of being masters of their own historic schooner. Captain Joe has been sailing for over 40 years and is a U.S. Coast Guard licensed 100 ton Master. Captain Joe grew up sailing San Francisco Bay and has crossed oceans and nationally The boat official first mate is the Captains son Michael who has been sailing with his dad all his life. He is a very able hand and enjoys sharing their historic windjammer with guests as part of a unique Maine Vacation. This father and son team welcomes you aboard their working schooner to witness the rugged beauty of the Maine coast and experience firsthand a Sail Maine adventure.
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