Upcoming Cruises

Cruises

River, Harbor and Island Tours

Expertly narrated history tours of Portsmouth harbor, the Isles of Shoals and the New Hampshire Seacoast.

  • Portsmouth Harbor Tour aboard the Celia Thaxter

    Portsmouth Harbor Tour aboard the Celia Thaxter

    PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS CRUISE IS ABOARD OUR NEW VESSEL THE M/V CELIA THAXTER WHICH IS THE VESSEL PICTURED. 

    Cruise through Portsmouth Harbor and listen to the history and lore of one of New England's very oldest ports including the stories of Paul Revere's ride to Portsmouth that helped ignite the American Revolution, the daring espionage of a young German U-boat commander during WWII, and the eerie history of the castle like "Alcatraz of the East" to name just a few. You'll also see present day port operations first hand including a modern Coast Guard rescue station, lighthouses, several historic forts, a naval shipyard and possibly a fast attack nuclear submarine, colonial architecture, wildlife and much more.

    Exceptional photo opportunities abound on this cruise as we get quite close to many of the points of interest noted above. 

     Welcome Aboard our new vessel the M/V Celia Thaxter!

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Special Events

Special events are even more magical on the M/V Thomas Laighton!

Party Ships

Come join us on the best Party Ship on the Seacoast! The M/V Thomas Laighton steams through the Piscataqua River and Portsmouth Harbor on this 21 and over party ship. Guests are guaranteed to get a taste of some of the best local music New Hampshire and New England has to offer, a 2.5 hour cruise of the harbor, and delicious drink specials for all to enjoy.

Charters

The M/V Thomas Laighton is one of the most unique venues available for your special event. Our 300 capacity passenger vessel truly is a "floating function facility" that can adapt to any type of special event from weddings and rehearsal dinners to company outings and celebratory parties. The best part about chartering our vessel (besides the breathtaking views and tremendous service) is that the boat and all of its amenities are yours alone.