Sunset Sail Salem


Sailing is THE thing to do in Salem. Sunset Sail Salem provides your perfect New England sailing experience. We offer day sails and private charters on the beautiful Salem Sound.

Come sail on our unique historic yachts and take in the views of Boston’s North Shore, the scenic islands, and abundant wildlife as wind fills the sails.

We specialize in private charters, our yachts are perfect for a variety of occasions and will fit your every need. Contact us to make arrangements for a personalized trip.

Two Beautiful Yachts

Wenonah Single Hand Profile Picture

Our Friendship Sloop, Wenonah, sails daily with Owner/Operator Captain Eric at the helm. This 30 foot sailing yacht specializes in private sailing charters for up to six guests. Wenonah is modeled after the lobster boats of the early 1900’s, and provides a truly special, classic sailing experience for all who sail aboard.

See Wenonah’s Private Charter Trips Here:

The Historic Schooner When And If, built in 1939 for General George S Patton to sail around the world “When the war is over, and If I live through it” takes up residence with Sunset Sail Salem under the care of Captain Dylan this summer. This vessel is your chance to enjoy truly glorious sailing with room for up to 32 guests on day sails or private charters.

See When And If’s Sailing Trips Here:

Perfect Sailing


No matter what type of trip you are looking for, we’ve got you covered.

Book a seat on a day sail or sunset sail aboard the majestic When and If. Schooner When and If is perfect for larger private groups, accommodating up to 32 guests.

For something more tailor-made, ask about a private charter aboard Wenonah. Our Friendship sloop accommodates up to six guests.

Most Popular Sailing Trips


Schooner When And If

Sunset Sail Salem’s Summer guest – the 1939 schooner built for General George Patton.

Island Picnic Sail

Half Day Island Picnic Sail

Pack a picnic and come sail to a secluded island for swimming, exploring and more!

Photography Sail2

Lighthouse Photography Sail

See the the 5 lights of the North Shore from the water as you sail by for the best views!