Coastal Maine Yacht Charter


Coastal Maine Yacht Charter

Luxury Yacht Charter Through Coastal Maine

Camden to Bar Harbor

Home to stunning coastlines, breathtaking scenery, and enduring maritime tradition

With its iconic rocky beaches, historic lighthouses, and postcard-perfect towns lining the shores, coastal Maine is known as one of the most naturally-beautiful destinations in the United States. It’s also home to more than 3,000 offshore islands, most of which are uninhabited and pristine, making yacht exploration a stellar choice. From secluded coves and awe-inspiring inlets to charming communities and historical sites, this majestic seafaring respite offers a chance to relax, unwind, and discover the region’s unique beauty.

Nature views during a coastal Maine yacht charter

As you peruse the seaside mansions of Kennebunkport, sample the local fare in cosmopolitan Portland, explore Acadia National Park, and venture ashore at Bar Harbor, you’ll discover the essence of the “Down East” region. Explore a world of lobster pots stacked on old, wooden docks, serene, isolated anchorages, and towns cloaked in nautical history.  From beachside lobster bakes and clam boils to historic museums and quaint island villages, true maritime traditions endure.

CAMDEN, MAINE

Meet your charter in the picturesque town of Camden, just a 20-minute drive from Knox County Regional Airport. One of Maine’s busiest and most interesting tourist stops, it’s worth setting out on foot to explore the intriguing town before settling in on board. Peruse the eclectic boutiques, art galleries, and cafés, or hike to the top of Mount Battie for gorgeous views of Camden Harbor and Penobscot Bay. Then return to the respite of your yacht and enjoy a celebratory cocktail on deck.

View of Acadia National Park on coastal Maine yacht charter

CAMDEN TO CASTINE

Your captain will cruise through further into Penobscot Bay to the quaint harbor town of Castine.  Rich in nautical history and home to the Maine Maritime Academy, Castine is considered one of the oldest towns in New England, boasting historic buildings, charming inns, and beautiful homes with characteristic New England architecture. Grab a lobster roll at one of the fabulous local eateries, stroll along a pebbled beach, and tour historical sites such as Fort Madison at the mouth of the harbor, offering incredible panoramic views of the ocean.

Lighthouse in Castine on a Coastal Maine yacht charter

CASTINE TO PULPIT HARBOR ON NORTH HAVEN

As you cruise the bay towards Pulpit Harbor, make sure you’re up on deck, as the views along the way are absolutely stunning. Arrive in Pulpit Harbor, a gorgeous protected anchorage on the island of North Haven, marked by Pulpit Rock and a generations-old osprey nest greeting you at the entrance. The town itself is quaint and tranquil, perfect for a quiet stroll before returning to the haven of your yacht for an expertly-prepared meal on board.

Bird nest in Pulpit Harbor during Coastal Maine yacht charter

VINALHAVEN

Depart Pulpit Harbor and head south, cruising through the Fox Islands archipelago to Seal Bay on Vinalhaven. Along the magnificent rugged coastline, you’ll find a spectacular protected anchorage surrounded by a panorama of scenic beauty, abundant wildlife, and a leisurely island community. It’s the perfect spot to make use of your yacht’s kayak or paddleboard for up-close exploration of the rocky shores and hidden coves, most likely spotting a friendly group of resident seals, and maybe even a majestic bald eagle during your travels.

Seals on a coastal Maine yacht charter

MERCHANTS ROW TO EGGEMOGGIN REACH

From Seal Bay, your captain will motor through Merchants Row, a breathtaking archipelago of eight Maine Coast Heritage Trust island preserves open for exploration.  Each island is like a jewel, with lush emerald flora, jagged-topped landscapes, and the glistening blue-green sea stretching far ahead. Choosing which of these splendid isles to explore will be your only concern. Continue on to Eggemoggin Reach, home to the Eggemoggin Reach Regatta, an annual classic boat event that celebrates the spirit of traditional wooden vessels in an environment that matches its authentic nautical history. Anchor off at WoodenBoat School in Brooklin, and head ashore to explore the grounds, learn about the history of traditional wooden boats, and enjoy some souvenir shopping. Return to your home on the water for a personalized meal prepared by your chef.

Merchants Row view on a coastal Maine yacht charter

EGGEMOGGIN REACH TO BLUE HILL

Nestled on a large peninsula that extends south into Penobscot Bay, Blue Hill offers an unspoiled landscape luring travelers with its forested hikes and pristine waters for canoeing, kayaking, paddle boarding, and sailing. The quaint seaside town is rich with artists and craftspeople, excellent food, charming art galleries, and local shops, all waiting for your unhurried enjoyment.

Stunning Blue Hill view on coastal Maine yacht charter

BLUE HILL TO LONG ISLAND

Depart Blue Hill and make way towards Isle de Haut, where you can stop-off to dine at one of many local eateries offering the freshest of Maine’s iconic seafood.  Continue to Frenchboro, a small town located on Long Island, where the primary industry is lobster fishing. Once anchored, venture ashore to explore gorgeous forested hiking trails, tour old-world fishing ports, and possibly enjoy the iconic “Lobsters in the Rough” dinner, a no-frills lobster feast held right on the shore.

Lobster is essential on a coastal Maine yacht charter

LONG ISLAND TO ROQUE ISLAND

If time permits, take a quick jaunt to Roque Island, as it boasts one of the most beautiful beaches in Maine, with a crescent-shaped expanse of pristine white sand, which is rarely seen in this region. A nature-lovers paradise, bird life is abundant and the scenic sweeping landscape offers breathtaking views as far as the eye can see.

Roque Island beach coastal Maine yacht charter

ROQUE ISLAND TO MOUNT DESERT ISLAND

Home to Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island (pronounced as “dessert” by locals) is home to stunning beaches, sweeping cliffs, and towering mountains, offering a plethora of recreational activities amidst a backdrop of scenic wonder. From hiking, biking, and nature trails to swimming, sailing, and kayaking, there truly is something for everyone. The Northeast Harbor is smaller and quiet, with a few shops, art galleries, and quaint local cafés to enjoy, while the Southwest Harbor is a bit livelier, with unique shops, local eateries, and several historic museums, all worth a visit.

Kayaks in Acadia National Park on coastal Maine yacht charter

BAR HARBOR

A visit to Maine simply isn’t complete without a stop at renowned Bar Harbor, a quintessential Down East seashore community that blends New England character with stunning coastal beauty. With its many yachts and lobster boats, and its view of the offshore islands and glistening ocean, it’s the perfect setting as your journey comes to an end. Bid your yacht and crew farewell, and fly out of Bar Harbor airport, returning with memories that will last a lifetime.

View from Bar Harbor on coastal Maine yacht charter

yachts for charter

ENDEAVOUR
ENDEAVOUR
Cabins: 42
Guests: 84
Length: 231ft 11in / 70.7m
Price: $549,795
BLUE MOON
BLUE MOON
Cabins: 6
Guests: 12
Length: 198ft 2in / 60.4m
Price: $395,000
INCEPTION
INCEPTION
Cabins: 6
Guests: 12
Length: 164ft 1in / 50m
Price: $291,525
ALUCIA
ALUCIA
Cabins: 6
Guests: 12
Length: 183ft 1in / 55.8m
Price: $280,000
MY SEANNA
MY SEANNA
Cabins: 6
Guests: 12
Length: 186ft 0in / 56.7m
Price: $265,000
DB9
DB9
Cabins: 5
Guests: 10
Length: 171ft 11in / 52.4m
Price: $250,000
SAFARI QUEST
SAFARI QUEST
Cabins: 8
Guests: 22
Length: 120ft 1in / 36.6m
Price: $185,795
ASPEN ALTERNATIVE
ASPEN ALTERNATIVE
Cabins: 5
Guests: 10
Length: 164ft 1in / 50m
Price: $185,000
TOP FIVE
TOP FIVE
Cabins: 6
Guests: 12
Length: 157ft 2in / 47.9m
Price: $180,000
MYSTIC
MYSTIC
Cabins: 6
Guests: 12
Length: 150ft 11in / 46m
Price: $180,000
USHER
USHER
Cabins: 5
Guests: 12
Length: 153ft 10in / 46.9m
Price: $179,500
ZOOM ZOOM ZOOM
ZOOM ZOOM ZOOM
Cabins: 5
Guests: 10
Length: 161ft 1in / 49.1m
Price: $165,000
ALEGRIA
ALEGRIA
Cabins: 5
Guests: 10
Length: 145ft 0in / 44.2m
Price: $165,000
ANDIAMO
ANDIAMO
Cabins: 5
Guests: 12
Length: 149ft 11in / 45.7m
Price: $160,000
KOMOKWA
KOMOKWA
Cabins: 6
Guests: 12
Length: 134ft 6in / 41m
Price: $160,000
RHINO
RHINO
Cabins: 5
Guests: 10
Length: 153ft 10in / 46.9m
Price: $140,000
RELENTLESS
RELENTLESS
Cabins: 5
Guests: 10
Length: 145ft 0in / 44.2m
Price: $130,000
CLAIRE
CLAIRE
Cabins: 5
Guests: 11
Length: 149ft 11in / 45.7m
Price: $129,500
LEIGHT STAR
LEIGHT STAR
Cabins: 5
Guests: 12
Length: 140ft 1in / 42.7m
Price: $120,000
SERENGETI
SERENGETI
Cabins: 6
Guests: 12
Length: 129ft 11in / 39.6m
Price: $120,000
APHRODITE
APHRODITE
Cabins: 5
Guests: 10
Length: 129ft 11in / 39.6m
Price: $110,000
MAGIC
MAGIC
Cabins: 5
Guests: 11
Length: 129ft 11in / 39.6m
Price: $110,000
SERENITY 122
SERENITY 122
Cabins: 4
Guests: 8
Length: 122ft 1in / 37.2m
Price: $110,000
VALHALLA
VALHALLA
Cabins: 5
Guests: 10
Length: 129ft 11in / 39.6m
Price: $105,000

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