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Nautical Terms – Shanty

I love nautical terminology. I love how a simple word, phrase or item can have such a fun twist when you bring it to the ocean; not to mention the fun words that were created on ships and are no longer used. Awhile back I stumbled across a book of nautical terms on the bookshelf […]

A Week at Sea on a Maine Windjammer Cruise – Day Five

Day Five: As the week goes by everyone relaxes more and more and rises later and later.  But coffee is still ready at 7 for early risers, and several passengers take our peapod out for a quiet row. By Friday everyone is an ol’ salt and is ready help get the Riggin underway; the Captain calls out […]

2010 Fall Photo Album

The J&E Riggin‘s photography cruise instructor has once again put together a beautiful Fall Photo Album to share. These 15 marvelous photos are visions seen from a sailing vacation on the historic Maine windjammer through the eyes, and lens, of award winning photographer Frank M. Chillemi. We are always excited to receive the email with Frank’s images […]

Maine Sailing Season Ends

On Thursday amidst the wind and drizzle the Schooner J&E Riggin and her passengers made way back to Windjammer Wharf in Rockland Maine for the final time this sailing season. As they approached you could see everyone dressed in warm hats and rain gear but you could also see everyone smiling.             […]

It’s a wrap!

Whew! What a crazy, fun, busy and exciting summer we’ve had. Hopefully you were able to get out and enjoy the beautiful summer weather with hiking, swimming, playing in your garden and perhaps out sailing with us! We are just days away from the end of the sailing season and what a season it’s been. We […]

2010 Windjammer Crew – Capts Jon & Annie

Your hosts aboard the Maine Windjammer, Schooner J&E Riggin.  What is your favorite part about the sailing season?  Just being out in the sun and wind – the elements, the people, and the food. It’s a pleasant way to spend the afternoon What’s your sign?  Leo What is your favorite food?  Pasta What is your […]

2010 Windjammer Crew – Chloe & Ella

While they are not full time crew members, part of what makes the experience on the J&E Riggin so special is that the whole family sails. If you have a question – Chloe and Ella  are sure to have the answer. Can you imagine having a 120 foot wooden schooner as your summer playground?!  It’s […]

2010 Windjammer Crew – Toni

And we have Toni Ridout also from Dallas, Texas who is joining us for her 3rd season on the J&E Riggin. Annie is very happy to have her helpful hands in the galley! What did you do over the winter?  I did some traveling- I went to Florida, Colorado, Oklahoma, Philadelphia, New York and Boston. […]

Maine Windjammer Cruise – Early Bird Discount

For those of you who have not reserved your 2010 windjammer trip yet, there are only 12 days left to take advantage of our early booking discount. Reserved your sailing vacation before February 1st to recieve  your 5% early booking discount (10% if you’ve sailed with us before)! Dates are filling fast….call us today! Speaking […]

Maine Windjammer Wordless Wednesdays

  Photo by Anna Schultz


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