Maine Island Trail Association

America's first water trail
Created, protected, and enjoyed by people who love the coast of Maine.

Membership Benefits

The Maine Island Trail Association offers valuable discounts for members only. Check out the options below, and then join up at!


Moorings & Marinas 

DOLPHIN MARINA AND RESTAURANT (Harpswell, ME): 25% discount on a mooring.

CHEBEAGUE ISLAND BOAT YARD (Great Chebeague Island, ME): 50% discount on a mooring for one night.

HINCKLEY YACHT SERVICES (Southwest Harbor, ME): One night free on a mooring.

JOURNEY'S END MARINA (Rockland, ME): 20% discount on mooring fees for one night.

PORTLAND YACHT SERVICES (Portland, ME): 20% discount on mooring fees for one night.

SEBASCO HARBOR RESORT (Phippsburg, ME): 25% discount on mooring fees for one night (Sunday-Thursday only) which includes access for the  crew to unlimited use of the resort's pool, showers, launch and health club. Subject to availability.

STROUTS POINT WHARF COMPANY (Freeport, ME): 20% discount on a mooring, up to a week per season, and a discount of 10% for dock space for a night per season.


Outfitters, Manufacturers, Retail Stores, and Rentals

LINCOLN CANOE & KAYAK (Massachusetts): 10% discount on all canoes and kayaks.  Lincoln manufactures handcrafted composite crafts using fiberglass, kevlar, and carbon.

KITTERY TRADING POST (Kittery, ME): 10% off regular KTP prices on all camping, watersports gear and clothing. All purchases must be taken to Customer Service with current membership card for discount.

SALT WATER WORKSHOP (Buxton, ME): $100 off a wooden Tolman Alaskan Skiff build your own kit. Tolman Skiffs are ocean-capable stitch and glue plywood boats available in three models ranging from 18' to 24'. A skiff kit includes all major hull components pre-cut to the exact dimensions on a CNC machine. These boats can be built using common skills, common tools, and common materials.

CASTINE KAYAK (Castine, ME): 20% discount on trips, tours, instruction and rentals, and 10% off at Castine Kayak retail shop.

MAINE KAYAK, INC (New Harbor, ME): 20% discount on kayak rentals (excluding July and August).

MAINE MULTISPORT (Windham, ME): 10% discount.

MIDCOAST KAYAK (Damariscotta, ME): 15% off all kayaking trips.

PORTLAND PADDLE (Portland, ME): 10% off all rentals, tours and lessons.

SEASPRAY KAYAKING (West Bath, ME): 20% discount on all canoe, kayak and paddleboard rentals, retail purchases (includes kayaks and paddleboards) and half-day trips from any location.

TIDAL TRANSIT KAYAK (Boothbay Harbor, ME): 10% off all kayak tours and rentals.

EPIC SPORTS (Bangor, ME): 15% off all retail purchases.  Does not apply to gift card purchases, or purchases made at consignment shop.  Cannot be used in addition to store-wide sales during special events.

TIDAL ROOTS (Eliot, ME): 10% off all Tidal Roots stand-up paddleboards in stock, excluding all custom boards.


Courses, Tours and Trips

L. L. BEAN (Freeport, ME): 20% discount on all Outdoor Discovery School courses and tours (excludes trips, private lessons, and custom programs). Must call ahead to receive discount. (888) 270-2326.

MAINE MARITIME MUSEUM (Bath, ME): Maine Maritime Museum member pricing on activities, trips, boat building classes and events, as well as 10% discount on dockage and moorings. Check with the Museum for a full list of events with the MITA discount. 

RIPPLEFFECT (Cow Island, ME): A 5% discount is available for all MITA members on all programs.

SAILMAINE (Portland, ME): MITA members receive $50 off any 16-Hour Adult Learn To Sail Course.

CASCO BAY CUSTOM CHARTERS (South Portland, ME): 15% off regular price on any custom charter.

CAPTAIN LYMAN STUART (Falmouth, ME): 10% discount on any sailing charter. Call Captain Stuart directly at 207-615-6917 for discount code.

LAUGHING GULL BOAT CHARTERS (Whitefield, ME): 20% discount on all tours.

CASCO BAY CATAMARAN (Portland, ME): 10% discount on all day trips, charters, and tours. Click name to visit CBC's website for info on all available services.


Lodging, Parking and Boat Launches

LINEKIN BAY RESORT (Boothbay Harbor, ME): $125 discount for a double-occupancy, 7-day, all-inclusive vacation OR a 5% discount on entire stay - whichever is greater.

OLD QUARRY OCEAN ADVENTURES (Stonington, ME): Either free parking for one day and night OR one free kayak launch.

AMES ISLAND CAMPGROUND (Friendship, ME): MITA members receive 3 nights of camping on Ames Island for the price of 2 regular nights.


Other services, discounts, and membership organizations: 

PORTLAND BUY LOCAL (Portland, ME): Become an individual member of Portland Buy Local and receive a free logo tote bag!

OFFCENTERHARBOR.COM (Brooklin, ME): MITA members receive a 10% discount on membership.

ADVENTUROUS JOE COFFEE (Falmouth, ME): Free shipping for members who order 2 or more pounds of Adventurous Joe's organic Fair Trade specialty coffees. This offer is limited to the continental lower 48 states and cannot be combined with other offers. Just use the promotional code "FREESHIP" at checkout. 

GOOD TO-GO (Kittery, ME): 15% off any of their gourmet, dehydrated meals. Visit the website and use coupon code "MITA-GTG" at checkout.

NAVIGATOR PUBLISHING (Portland, ME): 15% off any print or digital subscription to Ocean Navigator or Professional Mariner magazine. Email for discount.