First, an overdue THANK YOU to everyone for making the inaugural season of Captain Joe's Cruises a success. We met some great people from all over the United States and Canada, and I am grateful for the positive reviews, comments, and pictures that you shared. But the best part was everyone had fun! Today the Ruby Belle is out of the water, winterized, and already covered in snow. Winter decided to come early to Maine this year and we only hope that means an early spring.
We're into the dog days of summer at Captain Joe's Cruises, and typical for this time of year in Maine the temperature is rising. We always remind our passengers that they can expect much cooler temperatures out on the water and to dress accordingly. This week that may mean wearing a swimsuit instead of carrying an extra fleece! There are a few spots on our cruise to drop anchor or grab a public mooring, and jump in the river for a heat beating swim. The Ruby Belle has a s
So far we've had some beautiful, scenic moments on Captain Joe's Cruises already this week. We've had stunning sunsets, a bald eagle doing a fly-by, and now a porpoise doing a swim-by! The porpoises are tough to grab a picture of (maybe its time for a GoPro for the boat?) but the eagles have been polite enough to pose for us. We've discovered that our phones are not the best cameras for capturing their beauty but First Mate Evan got around it by holding his phone up to the