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Manhattan by Sail - Shearwater Classic Schooner: Tours & Tickets

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Manhattan by Sail provides a diverse fleet of ships and myriad of options for any and all who want to experience the thrill of sailing in the world's greatest harbor. From basic public sails to specialty outings, music events, cocktail parties...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first day in new York and we booked the wine sailing. It couldnt have been better, The weather turned out nice, The staff was good it was very relaxing sailing around the harbor nice view of the statue of liberty, your wine...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank potofcoffee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First attempt at a sunset cruise was cancelled just as we arrived at the boat, due to weather. On the second attempt the weather was fine, but the boat left too late, so the sunset cruise was a "just after sunset" cruise. One of the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Peter W
Reviewed September 3, 2019

My husband and I capped off my birthday with a sunset sail and it was absolutely perfect. I can't wait to go back and do it again.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank SDB1961
Reviewed August 29, 2019

I have been out in the harbor before - but never on such a peaceful, quiet vessel. The Shearwater was a beautiful ship and the crew was fantastic. The views of the island as well as the Statue of Liberty were breathtaking. Highly recommend Manhattan...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank CPeck18
Reviewed August 20, 2019 via mobile

My only negative is, there should be yacht rock music playing! Food decent, drinks plentiful, staff is amazing! They take you right by the Statue of Liberty. Skyline views were gorgeous.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank MEWEHR1977
Reviewed August 20, 2019 via mobile

The Shearwater is a unique way to experience New York City. The views are spectacular. The boat is comfortable and the crew was great.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Edwin R
Reviewed August 17, 2019 via mobile

We did this tour with high hopes after already doing the sister ship (Clipper City) The Shearwater is MUCH smaller. There are no seats. People could sit on storage boxes, pipes, or the ground. There is not much of a ledge around it either and...More

Thank lilly_white_tourist
Reviewed August 6, 2019

We had the BEST time on the sailboat!This was my first time on a sailboat like this!! The crew was so nice and friendly- the drinks were wonderful - It was not crowded and the water was perfect! We learned some too about different areas...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2019

I took 2 out-of-town friends on the sunset sail to celebrate a milestone birthday we are all having this year. This was my second time on this sail and it was stunning and peaceful. The crew is superb. Our pictures are gorgeous and our memories...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank allisonyc
Reviewed July 30, 2019

This cruise was by far the highlight of our trip to NYC! Not only were the views spectacular but the staff was extremely nice and i recommend this to anyone!

Date of experience: July 2019
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