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The M/S Mount Washington Fleet

The Winnipesaukee Fleet consists of three vessels, each with different configuration options and amenities:

M/S Mount Washington on Lake Winnipesaukee, NH M/V Doris E. on Lake Winnipesaukee, NH US Mail Boat Sophie C. on Lake winnipesaukee, NH
M/V Doris E. M/V Sophie C.
Maximum Capacity 1250 125 125
Meal Capacity Banquet - Up to 500
Reception 650
Banquet - Up to 40
Reception 50
Banquet N/A
Reception 50
Length 230 feet 68 feet 74 feet
Number of Decks 4 2 2
Indoor/Outdoor Seating Yes Yes Yes
Cocktail Service Available Available on request Available on request
Dance Floors Three None None
Restroom Yes Yes Yes
Gift Shop Yes No Limited

Please note: Ship capacity numbers are dependant on the time of year, weather conditions, and the water level on Lake Winnipesaukee. Please contact the sales department for more specific information regarding capacity for the date of your event.

M/S Mount Washington
The flagship of the fleet is the M/S Mount Washington, a first-class, 230-ft. excursion ship offering daily scenic cruises and dinner dance cruises each evening.

U.S. Mail Boat, Sophie C.
The 74 ft. Motor Vessel (M/V) Sophie C., the oldest floating post office in the United States, is also the only U.S. Mail Boat on an inland waterway. Each season she provides mail service on the lake, a tradition dating back to 1892. Both of Sophie's daily mail runs takes her to 5 islands where her staff delivers mail to the island residents and summer camps.

The Sophie C.'s amenities include indoor and outdoor seating, soda machine, ice cream novelties, snacks (cookies, candy, chips, etc.), small Gift shop, postal services, and a restroom.

M/V Doris E.
If your whole family or group is visiting the Lakes Region and your time is limited, the 68 ft. M/V Doris E. provides scenic tours of the smaller islands adjacent to Weirs Bay. During your one hour cruise you'll be immersed in the spectacular scenery of the western end of Lake Winnipesaukee.

The Doris E. also offers 2 hour cruises from Meredith.

The Doris E.'s amenities include indoor and outdoor seating, soda machine, ice cream novelties, snacks (cookies, candy, chips, etc.), and a restroom.