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Nathaniel Bowditch. A racing yacht built in 1922 and rebuilt in 1971, the Nathaniel Bowditch leads chartered trips lasting from a single afternoon up to four days. ME. 800/288–4098. www.windjammervacation.com.
Schooner Heritage. The newest windjammer in Maine's fleet offers three- to six-day cruises, and Captain Doug Lee is a storyteller and author of nautical histories. North End Shipyard, 11 Front St., Rockland, ME, 04841. 207/594–8007 or 800/648–4544. www.schoonerheritage.com.
Schooner Summertime. Built with a pointed stern in a pre-Revolutionary War style known as a "pinky" schooner, the Summertime heads out on three- to six-day cruises from Rockland (with day sails limited to its home port on Blue Hill Bay, farther up the coast). Rockland, ME, 04841. 800/562–8290. www.schoonersummertime.com.