The Schooner "Fame" Coupons and Deals
Contrary to popular belief, boats are actually much safer than cars, which inexplicably sink every time you drive them on water. Take a proper water road ride with this Groupon. $18 for a Sailing Outing for One on the Schooner Fame (Up to $30 Value) Modeled after its eponymous ancestor, which sailed in the War of 1812, the schooner Fame cruises up and down the coast and harbor around Salem three times a day, seven days a week in the summer as passengers slog down beers ($5 onboard) throughout their trip. Public sails depart from Pickering Wharf in downtown Salem ...
It's the year 1812, and the schooner Fame has been retired from the fishing fleet and commissioned as a privateer. Take a ride on this full-scale replica of the famous ship and you'll learn all about the fishermen, pirates, traders, and men of war who shaped our North Shore. $18 ($30 value) for one ticket to the schooner Fame cruise Learn about the fishing trade that prompted Cape Ann's first European settlements, the brave little schooners of George Washington's fleet, the East India trade that made Salem rich, and of course, the privateers of the Revolution and the War of 1812 Great for cruisers of all ages Runs daily July through Labor Day and Saturdays and Sundays Memorial Day through June and September through October