/Sailing Charters

Sailing Charters

All of Buck’s Harbor Marina’s charter boats are fully equipped for Maine cruising, and all of them reside right in our very own Buck’s Harbor in Hancock County, Maine.

Availability and charter rates will vary depending on the time of year:

High Season

Fri. June 1st to Mon. September 4th  (Labor Day)

Low Seasons
Mon. September 4th (Labor Day) to Sunday October 15th(Close)

Listed rates are for a standard week of 7 nights, briefings/departure 2 pm to 10 am on the return date.

Your sailboat charter will include a helpful pre-charter briefing, all necessary toiletries, custom itineraries, and lots of fun!


SERENA – Morris Linda 28 #10

  • Boat Type Morris Linda 28 #10
  • Rate $400 a day/$2,400 a week
  • Power Volvo 2cyl diesel fresh water-cooling

SERENA a Morris Linda 28 is a fast and seakindly cruising boat.  Ideal for coastal cruising but sturdy and reliable for extended voyaging.  She has excellent care and light use. SERENA is finished in traditional Morris style – white Formica with oiled teak trim and detailing.  Companionway leads to single cabin layout with galley area Learn More…

APRES SKI – Baltic 43′

  • Boat Type Baltic 43'
  • Berths/Berthing 3 Cabins/8 Berths
  • Rate $750(Day), $4,500 (Week)

APRÈS SKI is a beautiful example of the popular Judel Vrolijk desined Baltic 43, with a very ingenious 3 stateroom layout, and 2 heads.  Centerline owners cabin aft.  A great sailing boat, she is easily handled by two, but is fast.  This boat has  many recent upgrades, including a new engine and blue awlgripped hull, Learn More…

Ne Plus Vltra

  • Boat Type Hinckley Bermuda 40 Yawl
  • Berths/Berthing Sleeps 5 in two cabins
  • Rate $4500/week high season $4250/week low season, $750/day 5 day minimum
  • Power Westerbeke 35 HP

This sailing charter is a 1963 Hinckley Bermuda 40 Yawl with a 35 HP Westerbeke.


  • Boat Type Morgan 38 - 384 Sloop
  • Berths/Berthing 6 Berths in 2 Cabins
  • Rate $3,000/week (high season), $2,700/week (low season), $450/day 4 day minimum
  • Power Single Perkins 4-108 diesel, 50 hp, 4 cylinder, FWC

PANACHE is one of the popular 38′ Morgan 384 Sloops sailboat charters and has the essentials such as a newer main and 135% genoa on a roller furling, self-tailing sheet winches, and a new 2013 Dodger and awning. Her topsides gleam and are original gelcoat and her bottom has an Interprotect epoxy barrier coat. Her Learn More…


  • Boat Type Tartan 37'
  • Berths/Berthing 7
  • Rate $3,000/week (high season) $2,700/week (low season)

Solstice is a well-equipped, much upgraded Sparkman & Stephens designed Tartan 37 cruising sailboat charter. Fully equipped for Maine cruising, she sports 2011 Garmin instruments: chart plotter at the helm, radar, multi displays for wind, speed, depth, and AIS receiver. A RIB Dinghy matched with a 5hp 4 stroke engine on davits for easy handling.


  • Boat Type 45' traditional gaff rigged schooner
  • Berths/Berthing 12 in two cabins
  • Rate $410(Day), $2,700 (Week)

Designed by French and Stuart and launched by Machiasport Boat Shop in Maine in 1947 from wood, the very traditional gaff rigged schooner charter ALAMAR has been rebuilt and refitted over the years and is maintained in first class condition. ALAMAR was originally built for use by a summer camp and she’s retained her workmanlike Learn More…

Avalon – Catalina 30

  • Boat Type Catalina 30'
  • Berths/Berthing 6 Berths in 2 Cabins
  • Rate $380 (Day), $2,400 (Week)
  • Power Universal 30

The accommodation plan of AVALON a Catalina 30 sailboat cruiser charter has been so popular that even though it is one of the easiest modifications for a builder to accomplish, the layout has remained unchanged for the first 25 years. The V-berth cabin forward is followed by a port side head and shower and starboard Learn More…


  • Boat Type O'Day 34 Cruising Sloop
  • Berths/Berthing 5-6
  • Rate $2600 (High Season) $2300 (Low Season)

MANTRA, a sailboat charter, is one of the most successful designs that Ray Hunt ever did for O’Day. This is a beamy, cruising sailboat that really sails. Her heavy displacement of 11,500 pounds and generous 4,650 keel makes her stiff in a Maine breeze and steady in a good blow. MANTRA’s galley is bright, spacious Learn More…


  • Boat Type Pearson 36' Cruising Sloop
  • Berths/Berthing 7-8 in two cabins
  • Rate $2400 (High Season) $2000 (Low Season)

BALANCE is well equipped for cruising and has a number of berths, making for a great sailboat charter.


  • Boat Type Custom Maine-built 39’ Ketch
  • Berths/Berthing 4-5 in two cabins
  • Rate $2650 (High Season) $2250 (Low Season)

CYGNET is a lovely traditional clipper-bowed Maine ketch designed by Thomas Gillmer and built by the famous builder Joel White of Brooklin Boat Yard. She has been lovingly cared for by her owning family and constantly maintained and upgraded. The boat is strip-planked and classically finished in a simple seamanlike style throughout, but also incorporates Learn More…


  • Boat Type Swan 48
  • Rate $1050 (Day sail incl. captain) $1350 (Overnight incl. captain)

CURANDERA is a sailor’s sailboat. This ocean-going yacht charter, a Swan 48, is both classic in design and top-of-the-line in function. Designed by Sparkman & Stephens, and built by Nautor Swan of Finland in 1972. She’s a high performance cruiser, and a beautiful new addition to our fleet.


  • Boat Type 23' Pearson Ensign
  • Rate $1100 (High Season) $900 (Low Season) $180/day

ANTARES is a classic 23-foot Ensign class sailboat. She’s fast, stable and easy to handle. Great for a day of casual small-boat sailing with friends. Rent this sailing charter out for the week while you vacation in Maine. You can even hire a captain and go for an exciting day sail!