Saturday, September 28th, 2013

9:00am - 4:00pm

Join Friends of Flying Santa on a fundraising lighthouse cruise from New Bedford Harbor to Newport Harbor and back.

This unique 7-hour cruise will sail to 10 Massachusetts & Rhode Island lighthouses:

Palmer Island

Butler Flats

Clarks Point

Buzzards Bay Entrance Tower


Castle Hill

Rose Island

Goat Island

Ida Lewis

Sakonnet Point

This is a rare opportunity to see these historic off-shore lighthouses.

Our narrator for the day will be renowned lighthouse author and historian Jeremy D'Entremont -

The boat will depart from New Bedford, MA at 9:30am. You are welcome to bring a lunch. There is a full galley on board.

 The Vessel

80' length overall
Heated cabin
Upper deck with outdoor seating
2 restrooms

All proceeds go to support Friends of Flying Santa. Seating is limited so make your reservations today. Tickets are $85.00 per person. Credit Card orders can be placed by clicking the link below:

(No PayPal account required)

In the event it is necessary to contact you on the day of the cruise, we ask that you include your cell phone number when ordering.

  Scenes from past tours...
 Nantucket Sound -Vineyard Sound

Lighthouse Cruise

Oct. 13th, 2012
Lights visited:

Point Gammon, Bass River, Monomoy Point, Great Point, Cape Poge, Edgartown Harbor, East Chop, West Chop, South Hyannis. This was a rare opportunity to see anumber of these historic off-shore lighthouses up-close as well hundreds of gray seals hauled out on Monomoy Island and Great Point.

Point Gammon Light


Bass River Light


Monomoy Point Light & seals


Great Point Light


Great Point Light


Great Point


Cape Poge Light


Edgartown Harbor Light


East Chop Light

West Chop Light


South Hyannis Light



 Buzzards Bay-Vineyard Sound Lighthouse Cruise
Oct. 1, 2011
Lights visited:

Palmer Island, Butler Flats, Clarks Point, Ned's Point, Bird Island, Wing's Neck, Cleveland Ledge, Nobska Point, Tarpaulin Cove and Gay Head. This was a rare opportunity to see these historic off-shore lighthouses up-close as well as the picturesque Elizabeth Islands.


Palmer Island Light


Butler Flats Light


Clarks Point Light


Neds Point Light


Bird Island Light


Wings Neck Light


Wings Neck Light


Cleveland Ledge Light



USCG Sector Southeastern New England


Nobska Point Light


Tarpaulin Cove Light


Gay Head Light


Gay Head Light



Lighthouses of Maine Bus Tour
May 13-15, 2011
Lights visited:
Portsmouth Harbor Light, Portland Head Light, Portland Breakwater Light, Pemaquid Point Light, Owl's Head Light - Ghost Tour with Ron Kolek, Maine Lighthouse Museum, Bass Harbor Head Light, Summit of Cadillac Mountain, West Quoddy Head Light, Dice Head Light, Fort Point Light.
Portsmouth Harbor Light
Portland Head Light
View from Portland Head Light
Pemaquid Point Light
Owl's Head Light
Maine Lighthouse Museum
West Quoddy Head Light

Paranormal investigator Ron Kolek, our driver Jason Correia
and historian Jeremy D'Entremont at West Quoddy Head Light



 Maine Lighthouse Cruise
Oct. 15, 2006
Lights visited:
Burnt Island, Ram Island, Pemaquid Point, Franklin Island, Cuckolds, and Hendrick's Head.
Burnt Island Light
Ram Island Light
Pemaquid Point Light
Franklin Island Light
Cuckolds Light
Hendricks Head Light

Vineyard Sound Buzzards Bay
Lighthouse Cruise
Sept. 18, 2005
Lights visited:
Nobska Point, East Chop, Tarpaulin Cove, Gay Head, Bird Island, Wing's Neck and Cleveland Ledge.


Nobska Point Light
East Chop Light
Tarpaulin Cove Light
Gay Head Light
Gay Head Light
Cleveland Ledge Light
Lighthouses of Maine Cruise
June 11, 2005
Lights visited:
Doubling Point, Kennebec Range, Squirrel Point, Perkins Island, Pond Island, Seguin Island, Hendricks Head, The Cuckolds, Burnt Island and Ram Island


Perkins Island Light
Landing at Perkins Island Light
Burnt Island Light
Hendricks Head Light
Bermuda Tour
April 4-7, 2005
Lights visited:
St. David's Light & Gibbs Hill Light


St. David's Light
Gibbs Hill Light
Royal Naval Dockyard
Rhode Island Lighthouse Bus Tour
July 24, 2004
Lights visited:
Warwick, Point Judith, Beavertail
and Castle Hill


Jeremy D'Entremont and Commander Tom Jones at Warwick Light
Fresnel Lens at Point Judith Light
Tina, our junior Coast Guard tour guide at Beavertail Light
Castle Hill Light
Maine Lighthouse Bus Tour
May 21-23, 2004
Lights visited:
Portsmouth Harbor, Doubling Point, Kennebec Range Lights, Squirrel Point, Perkins Island, Pond Island, Seguin Island
Rockland Breakwater, Fort Point,
Bass Harbor Head, Owl's Head,
Pemaquid Point and Nubble Light.
Also Maine Maritime Museum,Bar Harbor-Acadia National Park
Summit of Cadillac Mountain & Lighthouse Depot

Kennebec River cruise
Seguin Light
Fort Point Light
Bass Harbor Head Light
Driver Jim at Owls' Head Light
Nubble Light

 Friends of Flying Santa, Inc. reserves the right to alter the itinerary of our tours when circumstances require. We will do everything possible to keep to our advertised schedule. Unfortunately, circumstances sometimes require minor adjustments in our planned events.

PO BOX 80047
Stoneham, MA 02180-0001
Tel: (781) 438-4587