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Participating Schooners and Windjammers

The vessels below are currently registered to participate in this year’s Great Schooner Race. If you would like to join, please fill out our registration form and see instructions for entry fees.

All of the schooners will race in one of the following classes based on size and design: Coaster (pre-World War I vessels); Leeward (post-World War I vessels); Visitor (“from away” Homeport); Windward (largest vessels); and Flying Jib (under 50 feet).

Start time and race course will vary for each class.

VesselLengthClassCaptainsLocation BuiltPhoneHomeport
Angelique 95 ft.LeewardDennis Gallant & Candace KuchinskiPalatka, FL800-282-9989Camden
Heritage 95 ft.LeewardSean Grimes and Ben WelzenbachRockland, ME800-648-4544Rockland
Grace Bailey 123 ft.CoasterSam SikkemaPatchogue, NY207-691-9521Rockland
Ladona 82 ft.LeewardJ.R. BraughBoothbay Harbor, ME800-999-7352Rockland
American Eagle 92 ft.WindwardTyler KingGloucester, MA800-648-4544Rockland
J&E Riggin 89 ft.LeewardJustin Schaefer & Jocelyn SchmidtDorchester, NJ800-869-0604Rockland
Lewis R. French 64 ft.CoasterBecky Wright & Nathan SigouinChristmas Cove, ME800-469-4635Camden
Mary Day 90 ft.WindwardBarry King and Jen MartinSo. Bristol, ME800-992-2218Camden
Olad 57 ft.Flying JibAaron LincolnOsterville, MA207-236-2323Camden
Stephen Taber 68 ft.CoasterNoah & Jane BarnesGlen Head, NY800-999-7352Rockland
Heron52 ftFlying JibNigel Bower and
Bonnie Schmidt
Camden, ME207-236-8605Rockport
Hesper44 ftFlying JibTom HollydayCornwall, U.K.207-701-7928Camden

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You may request a mailed packet of brochures, or you can find individual ships’ brochures under each listing on the fleet page on the Maine Windjammer Association Website.

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