Public Sails

Sit back and relax or help the crew raise the sails as we head out through Gloucester’s working harbor and along her rocky coastline. See lighthouses, castles, scenic beaches, and magnificent waterfront homes. Breathe the clean salt air and feel the wind as it fills the schooner’s sails. Join us on a sail and feel your stress disappear.

Since most people enjoy the quiet of sailing, we do not have a narrator onboard. The crew is happy to answer questions you may have, so feel free to ask about anything you see that interests you.

We do have a liquor license and offer beer, wine, rum punch and soft drinks for sale at reasonable prices. Because of our license, carry-on liquor of any type is not allowed. We have a variety of salty crunchy junk food for sale as well.



Seniors (65+)


Kids (infant to 16)


Sailing Season

We usually begin our sailing season in early May, offering public sails on weekends throughout May and June. Starting in late June, we begin to offer daily public sails, sometimes as many as three or four trips a day, throughout July and August. After Labor Day, we again offer public sails on weekends through mid-October.

We offer private charters and group trips seven days a week throughout our entire season. Got an event coming up? Think you might like to charter the boat? Book now to be sure to get your date.

When Do We Sail?

We schedule our sails and take reservations not more than 2 weeks in advance. You can see the upcoming schedule in our Online Ticketing Section. You can either book online or give us a call at 978 281-6634 to make your reservations.

Specialty Sails & Deals

Sunset Sail

What better place to watch the sunset than on the water from the deck of a Schooner? We don’t think there is a better way to end the day!

Sunset Music Cruise

We always have lots of fun on our Music Cruises and they always sell out, so remember to reserve your spots early!

Tuesday Special

Buy one ticket at the regular price and your second ticket is one-half off. (*You must pay in full for the higher priced ticket). Cannot be combined with any other discount. This Tuesday Special is available in July and August.

Saturday Mornings

We offer a great deal for families: Children ages 16 and under sail for free. Each child must be accompanied by an adult.


Fireworks are scheduled on the third of July, and on the Saturday night of Schooner Race weekend.

Schooner Race Day

Every year we race in the Gloucester Schooner Festival Race, held on Labor Day weekend. Upwards of twenty schooners participate every year.

Meteor Shower Sail

Want an adventure? Join us to see the Perseid Meteor Shower every August.

Moonlight Sail

We try to schedule a sail under the full moon in the summer whenever it’s possible.