Sail Acadia National Park aboard a traditional Friendship Sloop – Maine’s original lobster boat! Built in Friendship, Maine in the late 1800’s, these handsome traditional sailboats were used by coastal fishermen to haul lobster traps by hand under sail. Take part in Maine’s maritime heritage and enjoy sailing smooth waters, abundant wildlife and spectacular coastline of Acadia National Park.
MDI Marathon Ferry Transportation
Convenient MDI Marathon Transporation
Are you a spectator for the MDI Marathon? Escape the crowds and sail aboard a Friendship Sloop – Maine’s original lobster boat! Sit back, relax and enjoy the wildlife and spectacular coastline of Acadia National Park. Relax and enjoy impressive views on Mount Desert Island while avoiding extra traffic and parking. Park your car in Northeast Harbor or Southwest Harbor and use our boat service to get back and forth without driving.
Enjoy a beautiful 25-minute boat ride aboard the Elizabeth T, running every hour between 7:45 a.m. and 12:45 p.m., between Dysarts Marina in Southwest Harbor and the Northeast Harbor Marina. Its the best way to see the start, middle and finish of the marathon!