Each Ladona cruise is all inclusive. You'll receive the same unrivaled service no matter which one you choose.
Marked with a ★, these are perfect if you're looking for that extra something. Look for the starred cruises below to find your perfect adventure.
Early Bird Discount
Receive 5% off if you book before March 1, 2020. Read more about our all-inclusive rates, discounts, and hotel package.
2020 Cruise Schedule
Price Per Person – All prices listed below are per person (regular rate/early bird discount).
Jun 2–5 · 3-Night Cruise
3 nights (Tue–Fri) ‧ $998/$948 before Mar 1
★ Jun 6–11 · Live Music and Fleet Rendezvous
5 nights (Sat–Thu) ‧ $1,298 / $1,233 before Mar 1
This cruise features a “gam”, a festive gathering of Maine’s magnificent fleet to celebrate America’s maritime heritage. By day we’ll sail in company. Each evening, the Charlie Nobles, house band aboard sister ship Stephen Taber, will add an upbeat note to the air with a mix of jazz, blues, and Americana.
★ Jun 11–14 · Culinary Explorations Cruise
3 nights (Thu–Sun) · $1,098 / $1,043 before Mar 1
★ Jun 15–19 · Wine, Dine, and Chocolate Cruise
4 nights (Mon–Fri) ‧ $1,488/$1,414 before Mar 1
Indulge yourself! After boarding, enjoy an exclusive welcome dinner at one of Rockland’s top culinary destinations, with Captain J.R. and wine expert Jane Barrett Barnes as your hosts. The following morning we’ll set sail. Jane will come along to share her knowledge of the wines that she hand picks for each evening meal. For good measure, we’ll throw in a few extra wines and a selection of quality treats by Black Dinah Chocolatiers.
★ Jun 19–23 · Summer Solstice and Music Cruise
4 nights (Fri–Tue) · $1,398 / $1,328 before Mar 1
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 · Bar Craft and Cocktail Making
4 nights (Wed–Sun) · $1,448/ $1,376 before Mar 1
Come aboard and explore the art of bar craft — taking fresh, handmade ingredients and creating an experience worth imbibing. With equally delicious cocktails and mocktails being served, everyone is welcome. Learn more.
★ Jun 29–Jul 4 · The Great Schooner Race
5 nights (Mon–Sat) · $2,138 / $2,031 before Mar 1
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. Sailing experience not necessary.
★ Jul 5–12 · Ports Unknown: Secrets of Mount Desert Island
7 nights (Sun–Sun) · $2,488 / $2,364 before Mar 1
On this cruise, we’ll set our sights on Mount Desert Island, home to Acadia National Park. Bring your camera to snap some shots of Cadillac Mountain, the highest point on the East Coast, and for whatever else the island and its surroundings may reveal.
Jul 13–17 · Jazz Music Cruise
4 nights (Mon–Fri) · $1,768 / $1,680 before Mar 1
Accomplished jazz guitarist Bill Barnes will lend a pleasant, musical backdrop to each evening as we lie anchored in a peaceful harbor or secluded cove. With a diverse career as a back-up guitarist, music journalist and essayist, and professional studio musician in the NYC scene, Bill is an approachable, jovial guy with plenty of stories to share. Bonus: we’ll sail in tandem with our sister ship the Stephen Taber.
Jul 17–20 · Weekend Getaway
3 nights (Fri–Mon) · $1,498 / $1,423 before Mar 1
★ Jul 21–25 · Yacht Racing Regatta
4 nights (Tue–Sat) · $1,798 / $1,708 before Mar 1
Set your eyes on a beautiful fleet of classic yachts as we join the annual Camden Classics Cup. A parade of sail and the big race will set a festive and exciting tone to the beginning of our trip.
Jul 25–29 · 4-Night Cruise
4 nights (Sat–Wed) · $1,788 / $1,699 before Mar 1
★ Jul 30–Aug 4 · Eggemoggin Reach Regatta
5 nights (Thu–Tue) · $2,268 / $2,155 before Mar 1
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 5–12 · Ports Unknown: Seabirds and Outer Islands
7 nights (Wed–Wed) · $2,488 / $2,364 before Mar 1
On this cruise, we’ll travel farther off the grid than usual and stop at some rarely visited ports. Have your binoculars at the ready (or borrow ours) — we’ll be on the lookout for an array of pelagic bird species, such as Northern Gannets, Great and Sooty Shearwaters, Common Murres, and Black-legged Kittiwakes.
Aug 13–17 · Extended Weekend Getaway
4 nights (Thu–Mon) · $1,818 / $1,727 before Mar 1
★ Aug 18–24 · Discover Acadia National Park
6 nights (Tue–Mon) · $2,388 / $2,369 before Mar 1
Experience Acadia National Park as so few often get to – from land and sea. Our time sailing will allow for beautiful, sweeping views of Acadia itself. We’ll also spend a day in the park, with a bus tour taking you a number of highlights, including Cadillac Mountain and Thunder Hole.
Aug 25–29 · 4-Night Cruise
4 nights (Tue–Sat) · $1,798 / $1,708 before Mar 1
★ Aug 29–Sep 1 · Lighthouse Cruise
3 nights (Sat–Tue) · $1,498 / $1,423 before Mar 1
Maine is home to well over 50 unique and picturesque lighthouses. We’ll attempt to visit as many as possible. If photography is your thing, you won’t want to miss this opportunity.
★ Sep 2–6 · Camden Windjammer Festival
4 nights (Wed–Sun) · $1,748 / $1,661 before Mar 1
We’ll gather with the fleet on the final full day of the cruise in picturesque Camden Harbor for the Camden Windjammer Festival, its 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 7–13 · Booked for Private Charter
Charter Ladona with your best friends for an unforgettable experience.
★ Sep 14–19 · Final Fleet Gathering at WoodenBoat
5 nights (Mon–Sat) · $1,738 / $1,651 before Mar 1
On our last rendezvous with the fleet for the season, we’ll gather at the beautiful campus headquarters of WoodenBoat School where boat building and craftsmanship are taught and preserved. Ashore, you’ll be treated to refreshments, live music, and facility tours. Bring your camera for a spectacular sunset at Eggemoggin Reach.
★ Sep 20–26 · Wine-Tasting Cruise
6 nights (Sun–Sat) · $2,188 / $2,079 before Mar 1
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 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 27–Oct 1 · Fall Colors Cruise
4 nights (Sun–Thu) · $1,548 / $1,471 before Mar 1
If you’ve never seen the fiery landscape of Maine from the water, then you’re in for a treat. Coastal hardwoods begin to show in late September; by our last cruise, the hillsides are crimson, yellow, and orange. The weather is crisp, the breeze is strong, and we’ll have the entire bay to ourselves.
Oct 2–6 · Bar Craft and Cocktail Making / Fall Colors Cruise
4 nights (Fri–Tue) · $1,648 / $1,566 before Mar 1
Come aboard and explore the art of bar craft — taking fresh, handmade ingredients and creating an experience worth imbibing. With equally delicious cocktails and mocktails being served, everyone is welcome. Learn more about our newest specialty cruise.
Oct 7–11 · Columbus Day Weekend + Fall Colors
4 nights (Wed–Sun) · $1,498 / $1,423 before Mar 1
Oct 12–15 · Fall Colors Cruise
3 nights (Mon–Thu) · $1,148 / $1,091 before Mar 1
Oct 16–19 · Fall Colors Cruise
3 nights (Fri–Mon) · $1,148 / $1,091 before Mar 1
Celebrate the culmination of yet another fantastic sailing season with us! And if you’ve never seen the fiery landscape of Maine from the water, then you’re in for a treat. Coastal hardwoods begin to show in late September; by our last cruise, the hillsides are crimson, yellow, and orange. The weather is crisp, the breeze is strong, and we’ll have the entire bay to ourselves.
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