Thursday, June 4, 2009

New! Tuesday evening lighthouse cruises from Kittery, Maine

Beginning June 16 and continuing until September, Captain & Patty's Cruises ( is offering a special Tuesday evening cruise from Kittery Point. The 80-minute narrated cruise leaves at 6:30 p.m. from the town dock at Pepperrell Cove in Kittery, behind Frisbee Store and Capt’n Simeon's Galley restaurant on Route 103 (Pepperrell Road). Join Captain Neil Odams for a historical tour of the Piscataqua River basin, with points of interest on both the Maine and New Hampshire shore including historic forts, the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Whaleback Lighthouse, and Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse. Representatives of Friends of Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse will be on board to tell about the organization's preservation efforts. All proceeds from these cruises benefit Friends of Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse.

There's room for 15 people on each cruise. The cost is $18 for adults, $15 for children 12 and under. You can call 603-431-9155 or email to make a reservation.