Step aboard Adventuress for a Public Sail or Dockside Tour

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Public Sail Information

We offer Public Sails and Dockside Tours out of ports across Puget Sound during our sailing season from April through October.

Our 3-hour Public Sails are designed to get everybody involved, and no sailing experience is required. From the moment we get under way you'll be invited to help raise the sails or take a turn at the wheel. As we explore the Puget Sound/Salish Sea, the crew will explain it's unique marine environment and share the history of Adventuress. Then listen maybe to a sea chantey, a talk from an on-board guest-- or just sit back and take in the whole experience.


The cost for Public Sails is $65/adult and $35/youth (under 18). Sound Experience also offers a Membership option—$90 for an Individual or $140 Household of 4 Membership or a $160 household of more than 4 Membership that allows all those listed under the Membership to sail for free on up to 3 Public Sails for a 12-month period. In addition to those 3 free sails, Members also receive a discounted rate for guests: $45/adult and $25/youth (under 18)..

Buy Tickets

To sign up for an upcoming Public Sail, please check the schedule below and then click on the "BUY TICKETS" button. This will take you to the registration page. Be prepared to sign up with your name, email, phone number, address, and emergency contact information.

Dockside Tours

Dockside Tours are free and open to the public and happen a few times a year. Check the schedule below for Dockside Tour dates and come down to the ship during that designated time and we will welcome you on board.

Festival Sails

The Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival has been cancelled for 2020.

Public Sails Update!

At this time Sound Experience has made the decision to cancel all public sails for the spring and summer due to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis. This means public sails out of Olympia, Tacoma, Bellingham, Seattle and Anacortes are cancelled. Please be reassured that we will be adding additional dates to the public sail schedule once we have a better idea of how Adventuress' late summer and fall schedule will unfold.
If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to email Susan at



To read more about what to expect on Public Sails, click here.

For Directions to the different ports, please click here

For more information about Public Sails and Dockside Tours, contact Susan at: