Each Ladona cruise is all inclusive. You'll receive the same unrivaled service no matter which one you choose.
★ Specialty Cruises – These are perfect if you're looking for that extra something. Browse the descriptions below to find your perfect adventure.
* Early Bird Discount – Receive 5% off if you book before March 1, 2018 (except for trips with Down East Magazine). Read more about our all-inclusive rates, discounts, and hotel package.
2018 Cruise Schedule
4 nights (Sat–Wed) ‧ $1,228 / $1,167*
This cruise features a "gam", a festive gathering of Maine's magnificent schooner fleet to celebrate America's maritime heritage. By day we'll sail in company. Each evening, musicians aboard sister ship Stephen Taber will add an upbeat note to the air.
Jun 13–17 · 4-Night Cruise
4 nights (Wed–Sun) · $1,228 / $1,167*
★ Jun 19–23 · Summer Solstice and Music Cruise
4 nights (Tue–Sat) · $1,248 / $1,186*
We’ll raft up each evening alongside sister ship Stephen Taber to unwind with an informal yet intimate concert provided by Jenn Schott and Melissa Peirce. These two accomplished Nashville-based recording artists will be joined by the musically gifted captains of both ships.
Jun 24–28 · Booked for Private Charter
Book your group outing with us – reunion, retreat, educational excursion.
Jun 28–Jul 1 · 3-Night Cruise
3 nights (Thu–Sun) · $1,098 / $1,043*
★ Jul 2–7 · The Great Schooner Race
5 nights (Mon–Sat) · $1,888 / $1,794*
Our week of sailing will culminate in one of the most exciting days of the season. Known as North America’s largest annual gathering of tall ships, the Great Schooner Race attracts more than two dozen windjammers. The Ladona looks to defend her title as 2017’s fastest ship in her class. Sailing experience not necessary.
Jul 7–11 · 4-Night Cruise
4 nights (Sat–Wed) · $1,648 / $1,566*
★ Jul 12–16 · Live Music Cruise with the Charlie Nobles
4 nights (Thu–Mon) · $1,648 / $1,566*
By day, we’ll explore the coast. Each evening, we'll raft up with sister ship the Stephen Taber. Her house band featuring Chicky, Jed, and Tom will add an upbeat note to the air with a mix of jazz, blues, and Americana.
★ Jul 17–21 · Penobscot Bay Food Journey with Down East Magazine
4 nights (Tue–Sat) · Email us or call 1-800-999-7352 for pricing.
In partnership with Down East Magazine, we’ve tailored this cruise for foodies and adventurers alike. Experience a farm-to-table lunch, partake in a tasting of local cheeses and charcuteries, and sample fresh oysters paired with the perfect craft beers, all while soaking in beautiful Penobscot Bay. And that’s just the beginning.
★ Jul 21–25 · Bar Craft and Cocktail Making with Bad Dog
4 nights (Sat–Wed) · $1,648 / $1,566*
The enthusiastic experts of Bad Dog Bar Craft will join us for this new and unique experience!
Jul 26–28 · 2-Night Quick Getaway
2 nights (Thu–Mon) · $888 / $844*
To make the most of your getaway, you'll board at 2:00 PM and we'll depart shortly thereafter.
Jul 28–Aug 1 · Booked for Private Charter
Charter Ladona with your best friends for an unforgettable experience.
★ Aug 1–6 · Eggemoggin Reach Regatta
5 nights (Wed–Mon) · $2,088 / $1,984*
The Eggemoggin Reach Regatta promises good sailing, sportsmanship, and camaraderie. What began in 1985 with 13 wooden boats has grown to an internationally known gentlemen’s race with 125 classic yachts of varying sizes and classes. Catching sight of the grand fleet is breathtaking, and being aboard is a rare opportunity indeed.
★ Aug 7–14 · Ports Unknown: Remote Whale Watching Cruise
7 nights (Tue–Tue) · $2,148 / $2,041*
Let’s hope for some whale sightings! On this cruise, we travel farther off the grid than usual and stop at some rarely visited ports.
Aug 15–19 · 4-Night Cruise
4 nights (Wed–Sun) · $1,648 / $1,566*
★ Aug 20–25 · Acadia Cruise with Down East Magazine
5 nights (Mon–Sat) · Email us or call 1-800-999-7352 for pricing.
Experience Acadia National Park as so few often get to – from land and sea. This exclusive Acadia cruise is created in partnership with Down East Magazine.
Aug 25–28 · 3-Night Cruise
3 nights (Sat–Tue) · $1,428 / $1,357*
★ Aug 28–Sep 1 · Camden Windjammer Festival
4 nights (Tue–Sat) · $1,448 / $1,376*
We’ll gather with the fleet on the final full day of the cruise in picturesque Camden Harbor for festivities reminiscent of the days when hundreds of coastal schooners lined the waterfront. A parade of sail, flag-raising ceremonies, live music, dancing, fireworks – there’s something for everyone.
Sep 2–6 · 4-Night Cruise
4 nights (Sun–Thu) · $1,438 / $1,366*
Sep 6–10 · Booked for Private Charter
★ Sep 10–15 · WoodenBoat Sail-in: Final Fleet Gathering
5 nights (Mon–Sat) · $1,568 / $1,490*
On our last rendezvous with the fleet for the season, we’ll gather at the headquarters of WoodenBoat Magazine and Boatbuilding School. Ashore, you’ll be treated to refreshments, live music, and facility tours. Bring your camera for a spectacular sunset at Eggemoggin Reach.
★ Sep 16–22 · Wine Tasting Cruise
6 nights (Sun–Sat) · $1,938 / $1,841*
Sailing in company with sister ship Stephen Taber, each day will culminate in a wine journey led by the talented Jane Barrett Barnes. We’ll visit a different country each evening with a wine tasting and a discussion of its varietals and viticultural history. The evening’s meal will include wine pairings which perfectly complement the menu that Jane and Chef Anna have created.
Sep 23–27 · Booked for Private Charter
Bird watching, yoga, cooking, golf – charter a vacation based on your interests.
Sep 28–Oct 2 · Fall Colors Cruise
4 nights (Fri–Tue) · $1,428 / $1,357*
Oct 4–8 · Fall Colors / Columbus Day Weekend Cruise
4 nights (Thu–Mon) · $1,318 / $1,252*
Oct 9–12 · Fall Colors Cruise
3 nights (Tue–Fri) · $1,088 / $1,034*
Alternatively, call 1-800-999-7352 or email us.