Join us this summer during the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta, as we welcome the Tall Ships racing from Bermuda into Boston. We will be offering an array of cruises during this seven day event, that feature these historical ships from around the World. Avoid the crowded streets of the city, and get front row seats to view these incredible vessels aboard the Captain’s Lady III. We are very excited to be apart of this event, and look forward to having you with us! Tickets now available at our online calendar! Book Now!


Tall Ships at Anchorage
Departing from Plum Island, we will cruise South along the beautiful shores of Massachusetts for a day on the water greeting the Tall Ships as they race into Boston. Enjoy lunch prepared on board and get familiar with some local history, fully narrated by Amy Warren.

  • Boat Departure 11AM from Plum Island to Boston
  • Bus Shuttle 5:30PM From Boston to Plum Island
  • 6HR Boat Tour, Parking, Lunch, and Shuttle Ride Included

 Evening Dinner Cruise
Spend the evening on the water and celebrate the arrival of the Tall Ships with us! Take advantage of our full bar and dinner prepared, on board, by the Starboard Galley. Visit our second deck for music, dancing, and Boston’s spectacular skyline while enjoying a night under the stars. Fully narrated by Amy Warren.

  • Bus Shuttle 4:30PM from Plum Island to Boston
  • Bus Shuttle 10PM From Boston to Plum Island
  • 3HR Boat Tour, Parking, Dinner, and Shuttle Ride Included

Tall Ships Parade of Sails
Once shuttled in from Plum Island to Boston, climb aboard the Captain’s Lady III for a Continental Breakfast and front row seats to the Parade of Sails. Enjoy a fully narrated day gazing upon some of histories most magnificent ships and vessels from around the Globe. Lunch will be provided in afternoon, and our full bar will be open for purchase upon departure. This is truly the highlight of our week and an experience of a lifetime for passengers of all ages.
  • Bus Shuttle 6:30AM from Plum Island to Boston
  • Bus Shuttle 4:30PM From Boston to Plum Island
  • 8HR Boat Tour, Parking, and Shuttle Ride Included

90 Minute Viewing Cruises
For those looking to also enjoy the delights of Boston on foot, we will be offering fully narrated 90 minute cruises that feature the participating Tall Ships. A perfect trip for those who either live in or plan on traveling into Boston for the day.
  • 90 Minute Boat Tour Included
  • Passengers responsible for own parking

Tall Ships Departing

Our final day of enjoying the Tall Ships will begin with a shuttle ride from Plum Island to Boston where we will spend our afternoon sending off the Tall Ships onto the next leg of their race. Enjoy lunch on the water as the Ships begin to voyage North into Canada. There, they will port, then head back across the Atlantic ocean towards France to complete the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta. We hope you join us aboard the Captain’s Lady III to conclude our exciting week in Boston.

  • Bus Shuttle 10AM from Plum Island to Boston
  • Bus Shuttle 5PM From Boston to Plum Island
  • 5HR Boat Tour, Parking, Lunch, and Shuttle Ride Included

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Climb aboard the spacious, 106′ Captains Lady III to begin your whale watching voyage! Our main vessel can comfortably carry up to 149 passengers to the whale feeding grounds. Our journey departs from downtown Newburyport, where we travel out the Merrimack River into the Gulf of Maine. This is where we can find a variety of marine life including, but not limited to, Humpback, Finback, and Minke Whales as well as Porpoise, Seals, Sharks and an array of Sea Birds. The open ocean holds many species of diverse wildlife, making every trip a unique and exciting experience.

bonlineOur season runs from May through October and can take us to either the feeding grounds of Jeffreys Ledge or Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, both of which are locations within the 36,000 square miles of the Gulf of Maine.

During your trip, one of our expert naturalists will share with you their passion and knowledge of the marine environment and sighting we encounter. Viewing whales in their natural habitat is an incredible and memorable experience, and we encourage you to join us this season!

Reservations are available and highly recommended! Directly Book Online or please call 1-800-848-1111 or 1-978-499-0832 (outside New England) to make your reservation today!



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Newburyport Whale Watch is a new member of Whale SENSE! We have become part of a voluntary program committed to responsible whale watching. It’s important to keep our whales well-being in mind so that everyone can have a safe and enjoyable experience on the water.

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