Weddings and special events

Weddings and special events

For a wedding you will never forget, hold it on board the Tall Ship R.Tucker Thompson, cruising the beautiful Bay of Islands.

The R.Tucker Thompson caters for up to 47 guests on board and is available for sunset ceremonies or full day event. Hold your service on board anchored in one of the beautiful bays in the Bay of Islands or out from the historic village of Russell.

We can provide an informal or formal setting, whatever you want your wedding to be. Your guests can sail the ship or simply relax while our friendly crew do the work for you.

We can take care of all your needs for the special day, with a choice of delicious menus, drinks, ship decorations drinks and flowers – just let us know and we will be happy to help.

Bride and groom as well as guests can all relax in the romantic, relaxed atmosphere of Russell, making it an event for all to remember for years to come.

Cutting the cake

Cutting the cake

Alternatively, if you are looking for a special event where your guests can all get together and relax before the service, then why not book a special day sail trip and enjoy the Bay.

Contact us to discuss your wedding requirements further.