Eagle Lake Road
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
(207) 288-2216














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Downeast Sailing Adventures, LLC

All Rights Reserved

Downeast Sailing Adventures

Acadia National Park's Affordable
Family Oriented Tour Boats


Friendship Sloop Surprise

The Friendship Sloop Surprise is now available for Day Sailing and Private Charter for up to 6 passengers. She is 33' on deck making her one of the largest of the friendship sloops. She was designed with a huge cockpit giving plenty of space for hauling lobster traps. The Friendship Sloop Surprise has been continuously sailing Maine waters since 1964. She was built in Round Pond, Maine using local oak and cedar trees. She was first employed as a lobster boat fishing from Monhegan Island and also carried firewood. She first entered passenger service in 1979 sailing from the East Wind Inn at Tenants Harbor, Maine. She was later donated to the Atlantic Challenge Foundation in Rockland, Maine and eventually sold to the Keblinsky family her current stewards.

The Friendship Sloop Surprise now sails daily from the Cranberry Island Dock on Shore Road in Southwest Harbor, Maine and continues to delight scores of Downeast Rusticators.

Departure times vary throughout the season. Call for more information.



10 am ~ 12 pm ~ 2 pm ~ 4 pm ~ Sunset Sail*

* ask about our Sinset Dinner Sail and Lunch Cruises to

The Islesford Dock Restaurant on Little Cranverry Island.




2 - hr. Sailing Adventure ~ $50/pp.

Private Charter Rate ~ $125/hr.

6 Passengers Maximum


Call: (207) 288-2216 ~ (888) 405-SAIL

For information: info@downeastsail.com


Reservations can be booked by phone, using Visa/MC. We will not sail in the event of USCG-declared small-craft warnings, or mechanical difficulties. You may reschedule your trip or receive a full refund. Refunds can be made also if reservations are cancelled 24 hours prior to departure. No-show/less than 24 hour cancellations will require full payment. Please do not ask for exceptions. Thank you.

Copyright 2009
Downeast Sailing Adventures, LLC

All Rights Reserved

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