Wherever the wind blows

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Wherever the wind blows

Maine windjammer cruise offers scenic trip along coast
Twelve-year-old Sawyer King, son of the captain, rides on the bowsprit of the 90-foot passenger schooner Mary Day while sailing on a foggy afternoon in East Penobscot Bay off Little Deer Isle, Maine.
Captain Barry King mans the helm of the Mary Day on a three-day cruise on Penobscot Bay off Camden, Maine.
The Mary Day, right, sails in a schooner race with other members of Maine’s windjammer fleet off Rockland, Maine.
Maggy Mulhern, left, and Katharine Mead, prepare a lobster bake for dinner on the shore of a small island in Penobscot Bay.
Passenger Paul Ernest of Lynnfield, Mass., left, takes a turn at the helm.
Cruise passengers saw porpoises, many seabirds and harbor seals like these resting on a ledge off Camden, Maine.
If you go

Mary Day: Based in Camden, Maine; www.schoonermaryday.com or (800) 992-2218. Remaining cruises for the season through Sept. 27 range from $625 to $950 per person depending on departure date and length of cruise (three, four or six days).
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Wherever the wind blows

Twelve-year-old Sawyer King, son of the captain, rides on the bowsprit of the 90-foot passenger schooner Mary Day while sailing on a foggy afternoon in East Penobscot Bay off Little Deer Isle, Maine.
Captain Barry King mans the helm of the Mary Day on a three-day cruise on Penobscot Bay off Camden, Maine.
The Mary Day, right, sails in a schooner race with other members of Maine’s windjammer fleet off Rockland, Maine.
Maggy Mulhern, left, and Katharine Mead, prepare a lobster bake for dinner on the shore of a small island in Penobscot Bay.
Passenger Paul Ernest of Lynnfield, Mass., left, takes a turn at the helm.
Cruise passengers saw porpoises, many seabirds and harbor seals like these resting on a ledge off Camden, Maine.
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