Marsh and Bay Expeditions: a small sailboat explores a saltmarsh

Dinghy Cruising Go Sailing About Us Logs (with photos!)

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


bow wave2018 promises 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.

Dates with "CT" or "MA" in pull down menus are only at that location. Enter new dates after perusing calendar which includes warmer ideal start days for favorable currents. 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 learn more seamanship. If conditions permit, the extra time allows for venturing up the coast or out to offshore islands. Three day $390, four day $480
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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 for a weeklong trip given forecast winds and currents. Once we reach consensus on a sailing plan, anything is possible! Seven day $790, eight day $880
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on the Westport Registration for all trips closes at 6 PM, four days prior to launch.

All participants must 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). Prices listed are per person. Any minor should be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Boats, equipment, and meals are all complimentary with guidance/instruction. Transport from mass transit can be arranged. Among the things to bring: bathing suit, sunscreen, knife, water shoes, headlamp, sleeping bag. Be fit, able to swim, and ready to embark on the lifelong adventure of becoming a mariner.

* denotes a less ambitious, more kid friendly trip * in the pull down menus, and
+ denotes a more ambitious, less kid friendly trip +, based on age or preference of existing bookings.
You can sign up to get notice of any revisions to our sailing schedule, which is subject to change.
If you long to dinghy cruise but money is an issue, let us know and we'll try to work out a fair exchange of labor. Also, this shirt is intended to help get its wearer on the water. Group discounts available. Sometimes plans change...check out our refund policy.
Gift vouchers never expire.

 


bird footprints in pristine sand

Marsh and Bay Expeditions LC, from NY to Cape Cod, homeport Westport, MA
• (920) 286-9243 • 9202-VOYAGE