Ladona

  By Everett Potter Maine’s windjammers were commercial sailing vessels that were hard-working ships well into the early 20th century. In the 1930s, some enterprising captains began taking passengers on board and the classic Maine windjammer cruise was born, offering multi-night excursions from mid-coast ports such as Rockland, Rockport or

By Everett Potter The ship is called Ladona, a tall-masted vessel, a windjammer, that spends its days sailing past fir-covered islands off the rocky Maine coastline. The only sounds are of the wind filling the canvas sails, the creaking of the ship’s timbers, and the squawk of gulls darting overhead. It’s