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Go Sailing Casco Bay

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Capt. Lyman Stuart
Capt Lyman Stuart

Located at Handy Boat in Falmouth Maine six miles north of Portland, I can get you out on the waters of Casco Bay with either sailing lessons or private charter. There are no preset schedules as all of my offerings are on-demand. If I am available when you want to go then that is when you can "Go Sailing".

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Private Sailing Lessons

Build the confidence to sail 22' to 30' sailboats through the certificate courses. Also available are Private Lessons, Adult Refresher or Basic Navigation. Schedules are flexible and courses are affordable. I will do everything possible to help you achieve your goals and to feel confident in your abilities.

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Private Sailing Charters

Whether it is a Sunset Sail or a Day Sail, I can get you out on the waters of Casco Bay for a few hours without the structure of a classroom setting. Just relax and enjoy the ride. Listen to the wind in the sails and the rush of the water against the hull. The stress just melts away. Just schedule one of these wonderful ways to enjoy sailing. The adventure will last a lifetime.

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"As always it was amazing!! Looking forward to seeing you next year and continue this tradition in our family now." Alex and Juan (September 2017)

"We had a great afternoon sail with Capt. Lyman! Awesome way to get to see/experience Casco Bay and Portland. Highly recommend." Great afternoon sail! (July 2017)

"This has been my sixth season sailing with Captain Stuart, and while each outing is different, depending on the wind and which part of Casco Bay we explore, they have all been thoroughly enjoyable." Sailing with Capt Stuart (September 2017)

"Captain Lyman was great. We learned a lot and his follow up with sending extra info on what I was needing help with with quick and thorough. Very personable, I highly recommend." Great experience

"Thank you Captain Lyman for making our sail so special and memorable! We had so much fun on The Marisa III and thoroughly enjoyed our time sailing around Casco Bay. Here's to three porpoises, 14 points, and to saying yes!!" Thank you! (September 2016)

"My boyfriend and I absolutely loved this course! Captain Lyman is wonderful - very patient and kind. The coast in Falmouth is beautiful, too! Definitely recommend." Beginner Sailing Course

"Captain Lyman was prompt, courteous, and a wonderful captain for our three hour tour of Casco Bay. His sailboat was perfect for our four person party. I would highly recommend booking a sail with Captain Lyman and we will most certainly be back for another voyage." Fantastic experience! (August 2016)

"We took a sunset sail with Captain Stuart and had an absolutely wonderful time. Captain Stuart was a lovely host and conversationalist. I would recommend this to anyone coming to Maine as a beautiful and relaxing way to enjoy the state's beauty. Thanks again!" Absolutely Wonderful (July 2016)

"We went with Capt Bill from Falmouth ME to Eagle Island and it was fabulous. Beautiful day of sailing. Thank you Capt Bill for a great time and Capt Stuart for arranging it." Sailing to eagle island (August 2016)

"My refresher lesson with Capt Stuart was the perfect balance of instruction and hands-on sailing. It exceeded my expectations and I look forward to future experiences with him as I develop my sailing skills." A great day on Casco Bay ~ Keene NH

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Your Time, Your Schedule, Your Adventure

  • Beginner Sailing Lessons
  • Coastal Cruising Course
  • Private Charters
  • Champagne Sunset Sails
  • Lessons on My Boat or Yours
  • On Demand Scheduling


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Drug Free Vessel

All of our vessels are drug free and that includes the crew and passengers. The Coast Guard enforces federal laws within all navigable U.S. waters of which we are a part of. Moreover, with regards to the recent legalization of marijuana within the state of Maine, federal law has not changed, and marijuana (including medical marijuana) is still considered a controlled substance. Possession or use of marijuana remains a federal offense under the controlled substances act (21 USC 801 et seq.), regardless of its location or intended use.

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