Isle au Haut Boat Co.–During the summer from June 13 to Sept. 10, Isle au Haut Boat Co., which operates the mailboat between Stonington and two locations on Isle au Haut, runs daily excursions. The company’s morning cruise departs Stonington at 9 a.m. and rerturns at 10 a.m. weekdays. An afternoon cruise leaves at 2 and returns at 3, Monday through Saturday.
The captain of the MISS LIZZIE narrates local history and folklore of the many islands, granite quarries and lighthouses, as well as providing information about wildlife and boats. On the morning cruise only, one can learn about lobster fishing as the crew hauls a string of lobster traps.
For information call the Isle au Haut Boat Co. at (207) 367-6516.