Charter Opportunities

2015 Charter Opportunities

Many participating vessels will be available for charter opportunities throughout the Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival. We will update this page as more charter opportunities become available. Below are the current 2015 charter opportunities:



Homeport: New London, CT

For 40 years the Schooner MYSTIC WHALER has guided thousands of travelers through the unspoiled waters and ports of Southern New England and Chesapeake Bay.

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whenandif2WHEN AND IF

Homeport: Newport, RI

63 foot Alden schooner commissioned by General George S. Patton in 1939. Built by Pendelton in Wiscasset, Maine, When And If, as she was named, was perhaps the strongest vessel Alden built incorporating improvements for comfort and safety on the high seas which half a lifetime of sailing experience had taught him.

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When and If Charter Times and Prices:

Thursday, September 10th

  • 3:30 – 5 pm, $49 per person
  • 5:30 – 7 pm, $59 per person

Friday, September 11th

  • 10 – 11:30 am, $49 per person
  • 12 – 1:30 pm, $49 per person
  • 3:30 – 5 pm, $49 per person
  • 5:30 – 7 pm, $59 per person

Sunday, September 12th

  • 11 – 4 pm, $129 per person – tickets include race lunch, light snacks and coolers full of bottled water and Gatorade
  • 6 – 7:30 pm, $59 per person

All When and If charters include a cooler stocked with bottled water and ice for guests who wish to bring their own beverages.

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