Engaged? Win Your Engagement Photo Shoot Aboard the Yacht Rosemary!

Throughout Toronto’s history,  the view from the water has been a favourite vantage point for photographers to capture images of one the world’s most iconic and ever-changing skylines. During our 31 years of operation, Mariposa Cruises has hosted over three million guests who come to experience the city from the harbour, not to mention countless photo shoots! This season we’re giving a photo session away aboard the yacht Rosemary. So if you recently popped the question and got a “Yes!”, you’re both in luck because you have a chance to win an engagement photo shoot featuring one of the most stunning backdrops in Toronto.

couple viewing toronto skyline

Toronto boasts one of the most iconic skylines in the world.


Engagement Photo Shoot Prize

We’re pleased to collaborate with long-time partners Photoworks. Throughout their portraiture, Photoworks Photography Studio has been capturing the fun, endearing and real  moments of life, including the personalities, connection and love that their clients share. They are experienced in a range of portraitures, from weddings, to family photos to a variety of events. Valued at $3200.00, the prize consists of a two-hour photoshoot aboard the yacht Rosemary and navigational crew to position the vessel for the most beautiful photos. The professional photography package includes 15-5 X 7 prints along with the corresponding digital files for lasting memories celebrating your engagement.

The Beautiful Yacht Rosemary

The Rosemary is the perfect size for cozy and intimate events of up to 40 people and has hosted many weddings and celebrations.  The fresh air decks on the Rosemary provide spectacular views and is sized perfectly to cruise in and around Toronto’s islands, lagoons and waterways.  Our fleet of uniquely styled vessels can accommodate a range of events for group sizes up to 560 people. Take a 3D virtual tour and experience them for yourself!

The yacht Rosemary is perfect for small and intimate weddings.

How to Enter

Engaged coupled can visit our contest page to complete the entry form and view the full contest terms and conditions. Our Engagement Photo Contests starts on Monday May 7th and we’re accepting entries until midnight on Sunday May 27th, 2018.

Wedding aboard the yacht Rosemary

A wedding on the yacht Rosemary affords beautiful photo opportunities and is the perfect size for cruising in and around Toronto’s islands and lagoons.

Good Luck!

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Outdoor Wedding Planning – Top 10 Things to Consider

How to plan an outdoor wedding

Photo by Photoworks

Imagine walking down the aisle basking in the glow of the afternoon sun, surrounded by the natural beauty that only nature provides. You share your first kiss as husband and wife as the sun sets just behind you. Later at the reception you have your first dance as a married couple under the stars.

Whether you are looking for an alternative to a religious venue for your ceremony or simply a gorgeous setting for your reception, the appeal of an outdoor wedding, with its romantic natural backdrop, is undeniable. Planning and executing an outdoor wedding, on the other hand, can be unpredictable and is not without its challenges.

Over the years, we’ve played host to a number of weddings in the natural beauty of the Toronto Harbour. As such, we know what can make or break an outdoor wedding.

Here is our top ten list of what every bride and groom needs to consider when planning their outdoor wedding.