Boating, Fishing, Marine Services, Kayaking

Boating and marine services have been an important part of this coastal Maine town of Harpswell. The ocean that surrounds this community of Harpswell Neck, Cundys Harbor, Bailey and Orrs Island is a play ground for lobster fishing, sports fishing, sailing, sightseeing tours and pleasure cruising. Here you will access a list of businesses that help to support and service these wonderful activities.


Ark II Sail Charters depart from Cook’s Lobster House along the beautiful coast line of Casco Bay. View sealife, light houses, beautful summer cottages and Admiral Peary’s home. Call to create the perfect sailing experience for you and your group.
Location: Harpswell, ME
Phone: 207-833-5329

Atlantic Seal Cruises

Cruises to Eagle Island from Cooks Lobster House Tuesday and Friday Depart 9:30 am – Return 12:30 pm and Depart 1:30 pm – Return 4:30 pm. Cost $35/adult, $25/children (island fee included). Other tours available. Reservations required.
Location: Bailey Island, ME
Phone: 207-865-6112

Barbarian III Charters

Barbarian III Charters offers custom cruises. Our 31' Lobster/Sportfish is also well equipped for fishing for everything from mackerel to tuna and sharks. Departs from Harpswell Town Wharf at 1956 Harpswell Neck Rd, Harpswell
Location: Harpswell Neck, ME
Phone: 207-833-5755

Big Bites Sportfishing

Sportfishing fun for anglers of all ages and abilities. Inshore trips for Mackerel, Pollack, Stripers and Blues. Sight seeing, seal-watching or customized trips to fit your needs.
Phone: 576-1211

Casco Bay Lines

Casco Bay Lines operates the narrated 1 hour and 45 min. Noontime Cruise that departs Cook’s Landing on Bailey Island at noon and cruises through Potts Harbor, past Eagle Island and Haskell Island with a peek at Mackerel Cove. Casco Bay Lines also operates year round ferry service and scenic cruises from Portland, Maine.
Location: Bailey Island, ME
Phone: 207-774-7871

Captain Jay McGowen, Sportfishing and Sighting

Half day and full day fishing trips for stripers, bluefish and mackerel. Light tackle and flyfishing for all ages and skill levels. Bring the kids! Sightseeing, eco tours, lighthouses and bird watching. Watch lobstermen hauling their traps and seals basking in the sun. Call to set up your private tour.
Location: Orr's Island, ME
Phone: Cell 321-213-1146, 207-833-6054

Captain`s Watch Sail Charters

With personalized afternoon, full-day, or overnight sailings, captained charters aboard the 38-foot sloop “Symbion” offer a spacious cockpit, comfortable interior, smooth forward deck. Enjoy sea spray, sun, salty breezes, islands, lighthouses and quiet along Maine’s intricate coast.
Location: Harpswell, ME
Phone: 207-725-0979

Dolphin Marina and Restaurant

Located in Potts Harbor on the tip of Harpswell, Dolphin Marina can accommodate vessels up to 100 feet for daily, overnight and seasonal dockage.
Location: Harpswell Neck, ME
Phone: 207-833-5343

Great Island Boat Yard

Great Island Boat Yard cares for 200 boats and keeps 100 in the marina for the summer. Over half of our customers Great Island Boat Yard Harpswell Mainecome to us from other New England states. A parade of boats makes the 120-mile trip between Great Island Boat Yard and the Cape Cod Canal every spring and fall. We paint, repair, repower, and “refit” dozens of boats annually.
Location: Harpswell, ME
Phone: 207-729-1639


We are a sea kayak instructional school that has been in business since 1982. We offer lessons, tours, camping trips and B&B programs for all ages and skill levels. We also have a retail store with fun products.
Location: Orr's Island, ME
Phone: 207-833-5257

Holbrook Community Foundation

Holbrook Community Foundation is a non-profit organization in Cundy’s Harbor that operates Holbrook’s — a commercial fishing wharf, snack bar, store and historic house which contains apartments and a photographic gallery. The general store (207-725-0022) and snack bar (207-729-9050) are open May to September. HCF sponsors community events including lobster crate races at the annual Cundy’s Harbor Days in August and a Labor Day Breakfast on the Wharf. Currently there is one20’x 24’ commercial fishing bay available for rent on our wharf. Contact Bill Mangum at 207-725-4505 or click here to send an email for more information.
Location: Harpswell, ME
Phone: 207-725-4505

Maine Lobster Harvesting and Seal Watching

Let’s go lobstering on a real 30’ Maine Lobster Boat. Watch while licensed Captain and Registered Maine Guide Jay McGowen hauls traps and see firsthand what we catch. We’ll talk about the history of lobstering while the traps are baited and reset. Learn how lobsters live, grow, and eat. On the way we will watch for seals, porpoises and a variety of sea birds. Private or semi-private charters. Call or Email for reservations. Main Contact: Kate Wing
Phone: 207-939-5481

Orr`s-Bailey Yacht Club

Orr’s-Bailey Yacht Club is a family-oriented club whose 250 members enjoy access to the water as well as various educational and social events. It is also home of the Abbott Fletcher Sailing School.
Location: Orr's Island, ME
Phone: 207-833-7312

Seaspray Kayaking

420 State Rd, West Bath, ME
Location: West Bath
Phone: (207) 443-3646

New Meadows Marina Boat Rentals

New Meadows Marina rent boats in some of the most beautiful cruising grounds in the world. The coast of Maine is a real treat, and Casco Bay has hundreds of islands to explore. To inquire about boat rentals during your vacation, please call 207-443-4254 or email at [email protected]
Location: 450 Bath Road, Brunswick, ME 04011
Phone: (207) 443-4254