Mailing Address: PO Box 992, Cmaden, Maine 04843 - Physical Address: 11 Atlantic Ave, Camden, ME 04843 - Phone 207-230-8320 or 1-800-469-4635

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Schooner Lewis R. French

America's Oldest Windjammer

Our favorite links

We think you may enjoy some of these webpages. If you are specifically looking for information on travelling and staying in Maine, go to our Extending Your Stay in Maine or Directions page.

Maine WindjammerThese photographers have taken many beautiful pictures of the French, and tallships in general.

Fred LeBlanc, a Massachusetts based photographer, has sailed and photographed many Windjammers and other tallships. Check out his images at

Neal Parent has a gallery in Belfast, Maine and has been photographing the Maine coast and its ships for thirty years. His website is:

Carol Latta is a local artist with an interest in the Windjammers. You can find her work at

Many people ask us where we buy our various supplies and food for the schooner.

We try to use locally grown in-season fruits and vegetables as much as possible so we like to buy as much as we can from Beth's Farmstand in Warren, Maine. (

On board we serve real Maine dark amber maple syrup from Maine Gold. (

In an effort to be greener, we have our T-shirts printed at Liberty Graphics in Unity, Maine. They use PVC-free water-based ink. (

Camden Embroidery is a downtown Camden institution and has been embroidering our hats for years. (

When Garth is running boat errands, he can usually be found at Hamilton Marine ( in Rockland.

We've enjoyed having the following people on board for some of our special events.

Derek and Jeanette Lovitch operate Freeport Wild Bird Supply in Freeport, Maine (, and led our successful 2007 and 2010 birding trips. We look forward to future birding trips with them.

Those who were on the 2008 gam trip know Michael Black, the Irish folksinger who entertained us all. We look forward to having him back on future trips. (


banner photo: Andy Watras; main photo: Fred LeBlanc

Mailing Address: PO Box 992, Camden, ME 04843 - Physical Address: 11 Atlantic Ave, Camden, ME 04843 - Phone 207-230-8320 or 1-800-469-4635