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$18 -- 'Best Day Sail': Tall Ship Cruise in Salem All Summer

Sold out - This deal was published June 20, 2013 and sold out June 30, 2013.
By Travelzoo Staff
Soak in the "beautiful waterfront of Salem Sound" during a sail aboard the schooner Fame, which Yankee Magazine names the Best Day Sail in its 2013 Best of New England list. For $18 per person, take a one-hour and 45-minute cruise.

Why we love it

  • Featured in Yankee Magazine's Best of New England 2013
  • Fame is a full-scale replica of an 1812 privateer
  • Sails run on Salem Sound through October
  • Earns 4.5 stars from TripAdvisor users


June 22, 2013 - Oct. 27, 2013


The Schooner Fame of Salem
Pickering Wharf Marina
86 Wharf St.
Salem, MA 01970
(See Map)
Tel: 978-729-7600

What's included

  • Cruises depart from Pickering Wharf on weekends only until June 29, daily from June 30-Sept. 2 and on weekends through Oct. 27
  • Soft drinks, wine and beer are available for purchase onboard
  • Guests are also welcome to bring nonalcoholic beverages and snacks to enjoy during the sail
  • Or for $299, book a four-hour, private charter for up to six people aboard the S/V Treasure, a Sabre 38-foot sailboat
  • The $299 package includes fuel and a Coast-Guard-licensed captain

The fine print

Subject to availability and weather conditions. Outings scheduled on a first-come basis; call ahead and check schedule. Advanced reservations are not accepted for $18 day sails. Schooner Fame day sails depart from Pickering Wharf on weekends only until June 29, seven days a week from June 30-Sept. 2 and on weekends only through Oct. 27. For $299 voucher, reservations are required and subject to availability; not valid on major holidays or holiday weekends. Cancellation policies apply for private charters. Limit 1 per person per visit.

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98% Enjoyed The Schooner Fame of Salem
98% (47 ratings)
Sold out at
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M – F, 9am – 9pm ET

98% Enjoyed The Schooner Fame of Salem
(47 ratings)
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The owner/guide was amazing!

Sep 26, 2014 Arielle Massachusetts, United States

The ship is well maintained, the crew is professional and enjoys talking with the guests. The owner/Captain clearly loves sailing and sharing the love of sail with everyone. You can help raise the sails or sit and watch.

Sep 14, 2014 Jim NH, United States

Enjoyed seeing how sails work with the wind.

It was a fantastic day with perfect weather. The captain shared history and stories.

Aug 29, 2014 Julia New Hampshire, United States

Absolutely loved our experience and sail on The Schooner Fame. The captain and crew were friendly, knowledgeable and entertaining. The weather was perfect and it was a wonderful and relaxing day with my family.

Aug 22, 2014 Barb NH, United States

The weather was great!

The ship just went out a little ways from the harbor and kept circling. I would like to have seen more of the coastline.

Aug 15, 2014 Diane New Hampshire, United States

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Pickering Wharf Marina, 86 Wharf St.
Salem, MA 01970
Tel: 978-729-7600

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