On Board the American Eagle

Schooner Wheel - Schooner American EagleAccommodations

  • Accommodates 26 guests; 92 feet on deck
  • All cabins accommodate two persons: we charge a single supplement for those wishing to have one to themselves.
  • Hot and cold running water in each cabin
  • All cabins have reading lights, fresh linens, places to hang clothing
  • Heads and a real separate fresh hot water shower are below deck.
  • Walk through from galley to most cabins
  • Heated compartments below for comfort early and late in the season
  • No smoking below deck, electronics with headphones only
  • Down East cooking, island lobster bake every trip, consistently excellent and innovative cuisine
  • An on-board library not only complements our coastal setting, but we also read stories or poetry often in the evening
  • Great vacation for families with children 12 or older

Schooner Layout

Cabins A-K have upper and lower bunks.Cabins A & B can be reserved as single occupancy cabins.Cabins C, I, & K's upper bunks are convertible to double berths.Cabins L, M, & O have double berths.

  • Cabins A-K have upper and lower bunks.
  • Cabins A & B can be reserved as single occupancy cabins.
  • Cabins C, I, & K’s upper bunks are convertible to double berths.
  • Cabins L, M, & O have double berths.

Fast Facts

  • Owner operated with over thirty years experience
  • American Eagle is the only windjammer licensed for international voyages. Cruises have ranged from Lunenburg, NS to tall ship events in Boston and New York
  • She has won the Mayor’s Race for the Esperanto Cup in Gloucester ten times
  • Correctly restored with a paneled main cabin, wood galley range, and authentic small boats for you to use while we are at anchor

What to Expect

Schooner American Eagle guests on deckArrival

Board the night before sailing and tour the ship with her experienced, six-member crew.

Enjoy free secure parking right on the wharf at our shipyard.

North End Shipyard in Rockland is a working shipyard with all the skills and equipment to preserve, restore, or build traditional wooden vessels.

Schooner American Eagle guests play card gamesPacking

Pack casual, comfortable clothes, and two pairs of rubber-soled shoes (no high heels, golf shoes, or white yachting outfits, please.) Raingear, a warm sweater or jacket, a sunhat and sunscreen are a must.

You can’t bring too much film, too many memory cards, or ask too many questions.

Schooner American Eagle lobster bake

Dining

Food is prepared on a wood-burning stove and the menu is varied and wonderful.

Smells of freshly baked bread tease the senses in anticipation of meals such as haddock with lemon caper sauce, green beans and Caesar salad.

Schooner American Eagle dining quartersA tasty treat at the end of one of these culinary delights may be hand-cranked ice cream. And what trip would be complete without the traditional lobster and pie feast on a deserted beach?