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Navigate Your Story: Personalized Voyages Along Maine’s Majestic Waters

A Veteran and Family Owned and Operated Business providing tailored charters on the Penobscot to meet the unique desires of each client. Our home port is Hampden however, we are more than welcome to position our 25’ Proline to a location that meets your needs to provide a safe and enjoyable experience!

We Are Coastal Maine Boat Charters

Coastal Maine Boat Charters is proudly Veteran owned and operated out of Hampden, Maine. Our mission aims for exceptional bespoke journeys. Whether you’re looking for a nature-inspired family trip, a short weekend getaway, or a day of fishing, we’re here to handle all the details and send you on an unforgettable, hassle-free trip.

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⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Our experience with Captain Dave and Coastal Maine Boat Charters was nothing short of exceptional! From the moment we stepped aboard, we were greeted with warmth and professionalism. Captain Dave's wealth of knowledge about the local waters made our Penobscot River cruise both educational and memorable. His accommodating nature ensured that our family had a fantastic time, and we felt truly welcomed throughout the journey. Knowing that we were supporting a local, veteran-owned business added an extra layer of satisfaction to our experience. We highly recommend Captain Dave and Coastal Maine Boat Charters to anyone looking for a top-notch maritime adventure in Maine!

Alexander Holmes


Penobscot Narrows

Penobscot River Cruise

If you enjoy leisurely sightseeing and touring new destinations, then our River Cruise is a great choice. Coastal Maine Boat Charters is captained by Owner/Operator David who is ready to serve your every need and reveal sights that others don’t get to see from Bangor to Bucksport.

River Cruise on the Penobscot River

Fishing Charter

Come experience fishing the lower Penobscot River and Bay waters abundant with sea life. Did you know the Penobscot River is one of few rivers in the Unites States that still contains populations of all 12 native species sea-run fish? Please help us sustain the ecosystem by participating in catch and release practices on the river.. 

Dog on the Boat on Penobscot River

Private Charter

This special package offered puts you in control! Treat yourself to a one-of-a-kind adventure you’ll never forget. Need a one-way trip? Lunch in Bucksport? Or how about an overnight camping trip on one of the many islands in Penobscot Bay? Contact us today and plan your next adventure!


Maine weather can swiftly change, it's crucial to pack with versatility and comfort in mind. Dressing in layers is advisable as it allows for quick adjustments to keep up with the changing conditions, ensuring you remain comfortable throughout your journey. Rubber-soled shoes provide stability and grip on a wet deck, minimizing the risk of slips and falls. Don't forget to bring sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses to protect against the sun's glare. Dry-storage and coolers are available to keep your belongings safe and your refreshments chilled, making your trip both enjoyable and convenient.

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