First Chance. This company leads whale-watching cruises on 85-foot Nick's Chance. If you don't see a whale, you get a ticket for a free trip. Scenic lobster cruises are also offered aboard 65-foot Kylie's Chance. Trips run daily in summer and on weekends in the shoulder season. Performance Marine, 4-A Western Ave., Kennebunk, ME, 04043. 207/967–5507. www.firstchancewhalewatch.com.