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Privateer Schooner Sailing Tour in Salem Sound

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Privateer Schooner Sailing Tour in Salem Sound

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icon1 hour 45 minutes  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Embark on an interactive sailing excursion off the coast of Salem on a replica historic privateer schooner. Great for families and anyone who gets bored easily, this adventure keeps you engaged by offering opportunities to help with tasks such as raising the sails and steering the boat. Plus, the crew shares stories about the history of Salem and the role played by privateers.
  • Experience a historic sailing adventure and learn about the area’s storied past
  • Take part in activities or relax and enjoy the sights
  • Choose from multiple daily start times to suit your schedule
  • Depart from the conveniently located Pickering Wharf Marina in downtown Salem
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Restroom on board

Departure Point

86 Wharf St, Salem, MA 01970, USA

"86 Wharf St" is a fictional address, but will get you close to our ticket booth in front of FINZ. Traffic and parking are challenging on weekends, and that goes TRIPLE for October! Allow extra time! No-shows will not receive a refund. We will rebook you if we can, but that's not always possible!

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Schooner FAME of Salem
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Privateer Schooner Sailing Tour in Salem Sound?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
See all safety measures taken by Privateer Schooner Sailing Tour in Salem Sound.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Privateer Schooner Sailing Tour in Salem Sound?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Privateer Schooner Sailing Tour in Salem Sound.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Privateer Schooner Sailing Tour in Salem Sound?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Privateer Schooner Sailing Tour in Salem Sound.

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Beautiful experience and...
Tremaine_D
, Oct 2021
Beautiful experience and a wonderful crew to match ! An exhilarating time spent in the water, would do it again.
icon Response from Host , Oct 2021
Thanks! You know where to find us!
star-5
Best thing you can experience!!!
Victoria_R
, Oct 2021
This was an amazing experience!!! The boat was beautiful. The guys were super friendly and very knowledgeable. Being out on the water was so quiet and relaxing compared to all the craziness on the shore. Hands down the best thing we did on the trip!
icon Response from Host , Oct 2021
So glad you enjoyed your sail with us, Victoria!
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My daughter and her...
Amanda_V
, Oct 2021
My daughter and her friend had such a great time!! They got to help with the sails and steer the ship. The crew made them feel so special and important!!! They also taught them how to tie different kinds of knots.
icon Response from Host , Oct 2021
Our crew is great with kids :) Thanks for sailing with us!
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Must do in Salem!
Susan_S
, Oct 2021
We had a terrific time with you and your crew! We felt safe and particularly liked the one to one interactions we had with the crew. We truly felt like we were sailing with friends that loved what they do instead of a tour company that is in a business. Thank you!!!
icon Response from Host , Oct 2021
Thank you. Our crew is the best!
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Book this now!
Amanda_C
, Oct 2021
Relaxing sail ride on a beautiful boat with a friendly, fun and knowledgeable crew. Definitely worth booking and make sure you get the hot apple cider!
icon Response from Host , Oct 2021
Thank you! Yes, it's definitely hot cider season :)
star-5
Amazing!
Scott_A
, Oct 2021
The crew on the Schooner was amazing! They were very friendly, knowledgeable and overalll just a very enjoyable experience!
icon Response from Host , Oct 2021
Thanks for sailing with us! Hope your visit to Salem was awesome!
star-5
We all loved the sail on the Fame. We got to actually sail, and our friend Dave got to captain the vessel, as he was abs
Alexandra_E
, Oct 2021
Dave getting to sail the Fame and the explanation of the privateer and cannon use! Fun stuff to know! Great staff and great white wine! And, I am told, great beer selections! Thank you!
icon Response from Host , Oct 2021
Thanks for sailing!
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Great sailing
Frankie_K
, Sep 2021
Great experience crew made the trip fun the captain gave great information on history of privateering
icon Response from Host , Oct 2021
Thanks for sailing!!!
star-5
Wonderful experience!
Chasity_M
, Sep 2021
We had the best time! This was fun and relaxing and everyone was so nice! I loved how interactive it was too. We got to help lift the sails and steer the boat. Thank you Captain Mike and Bernie for helping this Louisiana girl live out her dreams of becoming a pirate 😁
icon Response from Host , Sep 2021
That was a fun trip. Good luck to your Saints.
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The views, and firing off...
Stephen_M
, Sep 2021
The views, and firing off the shot gun cannon. The crew was very nice and professional, plus they sell drinks!
icon Response from Host , Sep 2021
Professional drink-makers, that's our crew! Thanks for sailing!

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