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 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. For favorable currents, place the first day of any new trip during an ideal start window from calendar. 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.

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.
Our season schedule is subject to revision. Notice of new seasons and rare specials post to our email list, and often 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. Gift vouchers never expire.

 


bird footprints in pristine sand

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