Sample Itinerary: New England, Maine
This sample itinerary for a 7-night themed yacht charter in Maine was
provided by m/v
Charter Yacht Tivoli, a 90-foot Doggers Bank
expedition-style luxury motoryacht, has custom designed this sample New
England private yacht charter itinerary touring the many art galleries
and artist colonies along Maine's scenic seacoast.
/ 7-Night Maine Seacoast Art Gallery Cruise
Southwest Harbor • Blue Hills • Belfast • Rockland
• Port Clyde
Monhegan Island • Boothbay Harbor • Great Diamond Island
This Maine seacoast yacht itinerary travels 186 nautical miles over 8
days, averaging between 2-to-4 hours of travel per day. The longest
voyage at 40 nm.
Tivoli's route for their Maine Seacoast Art Gallery Cruise
Southwest Harbor to Portland, Maine
Day 1: Depart – Southwest Harbor - Travel to Blue Hills
Welcome aboard. Trevor, Caren, Joe and Captain John have everything
prepared for your Noon arrival. As soon as you are situated, we begin.
First stop, Blue Hills.
Day 2: Blue Hills – Travel to Belfast
Morning in Blue Hills. Visit the Blue Hills Bay Gallery. Depart at 1:00
pm for the four hour cruise aboard Yacht Tivoli to Belfast.
Day 3: Belfast – Isleboro – Travel to Rockland
After a morning in Belfast, it’s off to nearby Isleborough for a short
visit before we turn towards our next destination, Rockland.
Day 4: Day at Rockland/Camden
Spend all day in Rockland & Camden visiting the Farnsworth
Museum - Jamie Wyeth - Seven Deadly Sins and the Eric Hopkins Gallery
and the Robert Indiana Gallery.
Day 5: Afternoon at Port Clyde – Travel to Monhegan Island
Enjoy the sights along the Maine coastline as we travel two hours south
through the Muscle Ridge Channel to Port Clyde and the real,
authentic-Maine Port Clyde General Store. Visit Gallery by the Sea and
the Morris Hill Gallery. Then, it’s off to the fabled artist colony
located on Monhegan Island.
Day 6: Day at Monhegan Island – Travel to Boothbay Harbor
This tiny, picturesque island has long been an art colony. Walk to the
many artist studios on the island, including the Lupin Gallery. No cars
are allowed on this island that time forgot. Back onboard Tivoli, we
head 16 nm south to Boothbay Harbor
Day 7: Boothbay Harbor – Travel to Great Diamond Island
Take in the Gleason Fine Art Gallery and the David Lee - Millenium
Gallery during your morning visit to Boothbay Harbor. At 2:00 pm, we
set course for Great Diamond Island, arriving at 6:00 pm where we will
be on dock for the evening. There is a 5-star restaurant on Great
Diamond should you wish a night out before arriving in Portland.
Day 8: Trip to Portland, Maine
A short final voyage brings us to the end of our Maine yacht cruise.
The beauty and art of the many works seen all throughout Maine
signature art galleries can only be surpassed by the grandeur and
awestruck beauty of the actual Maine seacoast which drew the artists
here in the first place. On this special trip, you get to enjoy both.
itineraries > New England, Main Seacoast Art Gallery Itinerary