Luxury Yacht Charter Maine

Yacht Charter in Maine

Maine is the number one cruising ground in the United States and has been a hugely popular destination for yacht charter for a number of decades. The love affair between Maine and yachts began in the 1920s when it became a playground for wealthy Americans. The region is incredibly beautiful and offers many possibilities for cruising along its 5,000 mile coastline scattered with scores of little islands, sandy beaches and breathtaking scenery.

Marinas in Maine

The marine facilities in Maine for yacht charter are excellent and include:

DiMillo’s Old Port Marina
Tel: +1 207 773 7632
www.dimillos.com/marina/

Portland Yacht Services
Tel: +1 207 774 1067
www.portlandyacht.com

Maine Yacht Centre
Tel: +1 207 347 8021
www.maineyacht.com

Boothbay Harbor Marina
Tel: +1 207 663 6003
www.boothbaybarbormarina.com

Brown’s Wharf Marina
Tel: +1 207 633 5440
www.brownswharfinn.com

Boothbay Region Boatyard
Tel: +1 207 633 2970
www.brby.com

Carousel Marina
Tel: +1 207 633 2922
www.carouselmarina.com

Wotton’s Wharf
Tel: +1 207 633 7440
www.wottonswharf.com

Ocean Point Marina
Tel: +1 207 633 0773
www.oceanpointmarina.com

Camden Town Dock
Tel: +1 207 236 7969

Wayfarer Marine Corporation
Tel: +1 207 236 4378
www.wayfarermarine.com

Dysart’s Marina
Tel: +1 207 244 0117
www.dysartsmarina.com

Northeast Harbor Marina
Tel: +1 207 276 5737
www.mtdesert.org

Bar Harbor Municipal Marina
Tel: +1 207 288 5571

Bar Harbor Regency
Tel: + 1 207 288 9723
www.barharborregency.com

Harborside Hotel and Marina
Tel: +1 207 236 4378
www.wayfaremarine.com

Weather in Maine

The weather in Maine is dry and humid drying the summer months and bitterly cold during the winter months, with snow falling in the northern parts of Maine. In the peak of summer, in July, temperatures regularly reach around 27C whilst on the southern coast in winter they fall to freezing.

Top Five Things to do in Maine:

  1. Hike up Maine’s tallest mountain Mount Katahdin in Baxter State Park.
  2. View the famous Portland Head Light from the deck of your yacht charter vessel.
  3. Check out Palace Playland on Old Orchard Beach for kids’ entertainment.
  4. Enjoy a bowl of New England clam chowder in Camden.
  5. Tee off at the splendid Ledges Golf Club in York, Maine. www.ledgesgolf.com

Top 5 Restaurants in Maine:

  1. The emphasis at Ogunquit’s Arrows is local produce, and the food couldn’t be fresher. www.arrowsrestaurant.com
  2. Dining at Kennebunkport’s White Barn Inn is a magical experience. www.whitebarninn.com
  3. Fore Street is one of New England’s most celebrated restaurants. www.forestreet.biz
  4. For the best breakfast in Portland head to Becky’s Diner, on the waterfront. www.beckysdiner.com
  5. Silly’s in Portland serves arguably the tastiest milkshakes in New England. www.sillys.com

  • Thursday, 05 January 2012

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