FSS Member Sloops Available for Charter


      San Diego:  #157 Liberty

                    Sail Liberty offers small groups the grace and beauty of a traditional sailing experience aboard a classic vessel unlike any other on the 
                    west coast.  Conveniently located 2 miles from downtown San Diego, just across from the airport, we have departures 3 times daily.

                    Tel#: (619) 889-5988   Email:  info@sailliberty.com
                 Website: http://www.sailliberty.com/ 

      Bar Harbor/Acadia National Park – #114 Helen Brooks –Karl Brunner, owner

Sail with Downeast Friendship Sloop Charters along some of the most dramatic coastline in Maine. The ice-carved granite mountains stand proud to the sea where working fishermen share the water with summer rusticators. Haul up the sails and take the wheel or relax in the cushioned cockpit, while the crew does the work. Day sails, private charters, and lobsterbake cruises are available, with soft drinks and an appetizer, free parking and dockside convenience.

Tel.#: (207) 266-5210 Email: info@downeastfriendshipsloop.com
Website: www.downeastfriendshipsloop.com

    Southwest Harbor/Acadia National Park - #23 Alice E – Karl Brunner, owner

Downeast Friendship Sloop Charters invites you aboard the oldest Friendship Sloop still sailing. Built in 1899, she was a working sloop for many years before becoming a private yacht and sailing under the inauspicious name “Depression”. She carries her original name again and even hauls a few lobster traps under sail. Enjoy some incredible sailing, take the wheel and relax on the water. Day sails, private charters, and lobsterbake cruises are available, with soft drinks and an appetizer, free parking and dockside convenience.

Tel.#: (207) 266-5210 Email:   info@downeastfriendshipsloop.com
Website: www.downeastfriendshipsloop.com

   Acadia National Park / Bar Harbor - #49 - Surprise - Steve Kablinsky, owner

                Experience breathtaking views of the glacier carved mountains, soaring cliffs, and cobblestone 
                beaches as you learn to sail aboard the only wooden friendship sloop available for charter in 
                Acadia National Park . Or, just sit back and relax as your professional and knowledgeable captain 
                makes this adventure the highlight of your Bar Harbor vacation. As a member of the American Sail 
                Training Association we offer opportunities to people of all ages and walks of life to study the marine 
                arts and sciences, explore blue horizons, and make history come alive. 
Located at the Harborside Hotel, 55 West Street , Bar Harbor , Maine .  
                Available by the hour, day, or week.

                Tel#: -
888-405-SAIL      e-mail:  downeastsail@acadia.net  
                Website:  www.downeastsail.com

      Belfast - #9 - Amity - Patrick Reilly, owner

               Create a memorable experience during your visit to mid-coast Maine aboard the Friendship Sloop
               Amity.     Built in 1901, this historic vessel offers private and shared charters, sailing daily from the 
               Belfast town pier. Learn about the history of Maine's seafaring tradition while enjoying some of
               the best cruising in the world.

                Tel# - 207-323-1443     e-mail:  info@belfastbaycompany.com
                Website:  www.belfastbaycompany.com

    Blue Hill Peninsula / Deer Isle - #13 Easting Captains Dain & Sarah Frank

                Sail aboard the historic 1920 Friendship Sloop Easting on scenic Eggemoggin Reach,
                which separates Deer Isle from the Blue Hill Peninsula.  Captains Dain & Sarah offer 2 or 3 hour
                private sailing tours aboard Easting.  Depending on time, wind speed and direction, we may sail
                to Pumpkin Island Lighthouse, v
iew the Camden hills, or see some of the spectacular islands of
                Jericho Bay.  We often see seals, porpoise, bald eagles and osprey.  Private charters for up to 6 people.

                Tel# - 207-610-4966    e-mail: aquietmomentspa@hotmail.com
                Website:  http://www.aquietmoment.net/

Rockland Harbor - #120 Persistence - Sail, Power and Steam Museum

                Persistence is a 28' sloop built in the museum shop by a dedicated team of volunteersa and launched in 2014.
                Up to 6 guests can come along for a 2 hour trip, or she can be chartered for the entire day.  Persistence
                can drop you off at the Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse for a tour, or see Owls Head Lighthouse from below. 
                Kirk Rouge is the captain.

                Tel# - 207-701-7625   e-mail:  sailpowersteammuseum@gmail.com
                Website:  http://sailfriendshipsloops.com


    Nantucket - #201 - Endeavor - Captain James Genthner

                Jim & Sue Genthner have been chartering the Endeavor in Nantucket for over 22 years.

                Tel# - 508-228-5585    e-mail:  endeavor@nantucket.net
                Website:  www.endeavorsailing.com

Burlington - #209 - Friend Ship - Captain Mathias Dubilier

               Treat yourself to the most unique experience you can have while visiting
                Vermont!  Enjoy scenic views. Hear about Lake Champlain's history of sea
                battles.  See Odzihozo, the American Indian creator of the lake.  Maybe
                even get a glimpse of the lake monster Champ!  Two-hour public cruises or
                your own private charter aboard a traditional sailing ship, departing from
                Burlington, Vermont from mid-May through mid-October.

                Tel# - 802-825-7245    e-mail:  captain@whistlingman.com  
                Website:  www.whistlingman.com