Marsh and Bay Expeditions: a small sailboat explores a saltmarsh

2014 Trips Dinghy Cruising Logs (with photos!)

"What a mind blowing trip! Words fall short...I've come home changed in some unnamable way." - Brendan, Philadelphia


bow wave2019 brings more incredible sails embarking from Westport, MA and Old Lyme, CT (both accessible without a car). Participants sail and camp in boats with just one or two others, making this a great activity to share. Season trip and tidal calendar below.

Make the first day of a new trip during an ideal start window for favorable currents. Symbols with any open trips dates in pull down menus are explained at page bottom. Get in touch for alternate locations, private groups, and half-day lessons year-round.

 

camp ashore River Weekend - Enjoy mastering the essential skills of handling small boats on a beautiful estuary. Rowing, sailing, boat camping, and exploring a many-faceted and ever-changing river—maybe even the open water beyond its mouth. $290
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at the tiller Long Weekend - Get a real taste of dinghy cruising, and more seamanship. If conditions permit, the extra time allows for venturing up the coast or out to offshore islands. Three day $390, four day $490
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at anchorFull Voyage - A true coastal cruise. Crossings, remote coves, empty beaches, quaint shore towns, somewhere none of us have been. On the first day we refresh returning sailors, get novices oriented, and consider our options given forecast winds and currents. More days = going farther. Five day $590, six day $690, seven day $790, eight day $880
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Trip and Tidal Calendar

 

on the Westport Registration for all multiday trips closes at 6 PM, four days prior to launch.

Boats, equipment, and meals are all complimentary with guidance/instruction. Prices listed are per person. Any minor should be accompanied by a parent or guardian. All participants please submit a registration form and waiver, or email the requested info and come ready to sign the waiver before shoving off, thanks! Bookings can be made above or by check (instructions on the form).

Among the things to bring: bathing suit, sun protection, knife, water shoes, headlamp, sleeping bag. Be fit, able to swim, and ready to embark on the lifelong adventure of becoming a mariner. Transport from mass transit can be arranged.

Gift vouchers never expire. Notice of new seasons and rare specials post to our email list, and to our facebook page. We also offer a few perennial deals that your booking may qualify for. Sometimes your plans change...check out our refund policy.

Occasional symbols in pull down menus:
* less ambitious, more kid friendly * or + more ambitious, less kid friendly +; and # private group by invitation only #. CT and MA denote launch location.

 


bird footprints in pristine sand

Marsh and Bay Expeditions • Out of the way, from NY and Cape Cod
• (920) 286-9243 • 9202-VOYAGE