Each Taber 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.

 

Alternatively, email us or call 1-800-999-7352.

 
 

2018 Cruise Schedule

Looking to sail in 2019? – Our cruise schedule for 2019 is also available.

Price Per Person – All prices listed below are per person (regular rate/early bird discount).

★ May 24–28 ‧ Wine, Dine, and Chocolate Cruise

4 nights (Thu–Mon) ‧ $689/$663*
Indulge yourself over Memorial Day weekend! We’ll throw in a few extras for good measure – a $20 gift certificate to experience Rockland’s established restaurant scene for dinner the night we board, a selection of quality treats by Black Dinah Chocolatiers, and wines hand selected by Jane for you to enjoy each evening.

May 30–Jun 2 ‧ Available for Charter

Enjoy your own private schooner for that special group outing or vacation.

Jun 2–6 ‧ Booked for Private Charter

Book your group outing with us – reunion, retreat, educational excursion.

★ Jun 9–13 ‧ Live Music and Fleet Rendezvous

Photo: Kat Singer

4 nights (Sat–Wed) ‧ $768/$730*
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 the Taber will add an upbeat note to the air.

★ Jun 14–18 ‧ Gourmet Gastropub Cruise

4 nights (Thu–Mon) ‧ $788/749*
If the idea of elevated comfort food and classic bistro fare has your mouth watering, then sail with Chef James Tranchemontagne. Owner of gastropub Frog and Turtle, Chef James will not only cook for us but also be on hand to discuss techniques, inspirations, and his passion for housemade charcuterie.

★ Jun 19–23 ‧ Summer Solstice and Music Cruise

Photo: courtesy of Jenn Schott

4 nights (Tue–Sat) ‧ $788/749*
We’ll raft up each evening alongside sister ship Ladona 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 23–26 ‧ 3-Night Cruise

3 nights (Sat–Tue) ‧ $728/692*

★ Jun 27–Jul 1 ‧ Wine Tasting Cruise

4 nights (Wed–Sun) ‧ $948/$901*
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 our chef have created.

★ Jul 1–7 ‧ The Great Schooner Race

Photo: Ben Magro

6 nights (Sun–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 Taber looks to defend her title as 2017’s fastest ship. Sailing experience not necessary.

Jul 8–11 ‧ 3-Night Cruise

3 nights (Sun–Wed) ‧ $868/$825*

★ Jul 12–16 ‧ Live Music Cruise and Windjammer Parade

4 nights (Thu–Mon) ‧ $988/$939*
With a mix of jazz, blues, and Americana, the Charlie Nobles turn the Taber into a floating juke joint each night and complement our daytime sailing with impromptu sets. On our first full day, you’ll get a close-up view of Maine’s entire windjammer fleet in the annual Parade of Sail in Rockland.

★ Jul 17–21 ‧ Penobscot Bay Food Journey with Down East Magazine

Photo: Allagash Brewing Company

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 22–26 ‧ Wine Tasting Cruise

4 nights (Sun–Thu) ‧ $1,048/$996*
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 our chef have created.

Jul 27–30 ‧ 3-Night Cruise

3 nights (Fri–Tue) ‧ $868/$825*

Jul 31–Aug 4 ‧ 4-Night Cruise

4 nights (Wed–Sat) ‧ $968/920*

★ Aug 5–11 ‧ Captain’s Choice

Young Noah, just a handful of years ago.

6 nights (Sun–Sat) ‧ $1,288/$1,224*
Captain Noah’s birthday is August 8, so we’ll spend the week, you guessed it, sailing to all of his favorite spots and indulging in all of his favorite eats. Then we’ll throw him in the harbor, a tradition as old as the sea that not even the captain can avoid.

Aug 12–15 ‧ 3-Night Cruise

3 nights (Sun–Wed) ‧ $868/$825*

Aug 15–19 ‧ 4-Night Cruise

4 nights (Wed–Sun) ‧ $988/$939*

★ Aug 20–24 ‧ Wine Tasting Cruise

4 nights (Mon–Fri) ‧ $1,048/$996*
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 our chef have created.

Aug 24–27 ‧ 3-Night Cruise

3 nights (Fri–Mon) ‧ $848/$806*

★ Aug 28–Sep 1 ‧ Camden Windjammer Festival

4 nights (Tue–Sat) ‧ $898/$853*
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 2–8 ‧ Photography and Lighthouse Cruise

6 nights (Sun–Sat) ‧ $1,128/$1,072*
Award-winning photographer John L. Shipman will be on board to give informal classes. Whether you’re looking to hone your photography skills or learn the basics of good composition, you’ll have plenty of beautiful scenery to capture as we attempt to visit as many lighthouses as possible.

★ Sep 9–15 ‧ WoodenBoat Sail-in: Final Fleet Gathering

6 nights (Sun–Sat) ‧ $1,088/$1,034*
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) ‧ $1,308/$1,243*
Sailing in company with sister ship Ladona, 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 our chef have created.

★ Sep 23–27 ‧ Fall Colors Cruise

4 nights (Sun–Thu) ‧ $818/$777*
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.

★ Sep 28–Oct 2 ‧ Fall Colors Cruise

4 nights (Fri–Tue) ‧ $788/$749*
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 4–8 ‧ Bar Craft and Cocktail Making / Columbus Day Weekend Cruise

4 nights (Thu–Mon) ‧ $768/$730*
The enthusiastic experts of Bad Dog Bar Craft will join us for this new and unique experience!

★ Oct 9–12 ‧ Fall Colors Cruise

3 nights (Tue–Fri) ‧ $668/635*
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.

Alternatively, email us or call 1-800-999-7352.