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Schooner Excursions, Inc

3 N Franklin St, Seneca Harbor Park Pier, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1251
+1 607-535-5253
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Wonderful sunset sailing excursion

Took the true love sunset sailing tour on Seneca lake. The weather, crew, and experience was... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2016
Sherry K
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Lexington, Kentucky
Great Fun on the Lake!

Staff was friendly and knowledgable, and the boat (True Love) is a real classic! We did the... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2016
laurasportzfan
,
Delmar, New York
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Sail on the vintage 1926 John Alden Malabar VII Schooner "True Love" that was featured in the 1956 movie "High Society". Docked at the Watkins Glen Seneca Harbor Park Pier, Schooner "True Love" charters daily on the deep blue waters of beautiful Seneca Lake. Coast Guard Certified for up to 22 passengers Schooner "True Love" sets the perfect scene for your relaxing getaway. Tour on our latest addition to the fleet, "M/V REMEDY" is an Oldport 26 Tour Boat. Enjoy an educational Eco-History Tour, a Winery, Brewery & Distillery Tour or relaxing Sightseeing Tour of Beautiful Seneca Lake. Docked next to the Watkins Glen Seneca Harbor Park Pier.
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  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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3 N Franklin St, Seneca Harbor Park Pier, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1251
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

Took the true love sunset sailing tour on Seneca lake. The weather, crew, and experience was wonderful and well worth the expense.

Thank Sherry K
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Staff was friendly and knowledgable, and the boat (True Love) is a real classic! We did the morning sail and had great weather - wind and sunshine. Price for the 90 minutes ($35) was well worth it! You should make sure you arrive early, as...More

Thank laurasportzfan
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Extremely nice, knowledgeable & helpful crew! We went on the morning sail, the weather was perfect & everyone had a great sail.

Thank cook7249
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Knowledgable and friendly staff, great way to see the lake.90 minutes was just long enough to enjoy.

Thank Bridge0828
venona, Owner at Schooner Excursions, Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2016

Thank you for taking the time to go sailing with us. We are glad you enjoyed the ride!

Reviewed 17 August 2016

dont think the 45 dollars we paid was worth the price. Could have went on the Capt Bill for 17 dollars and enjoyed that. There was no wind so they used the motor. I know this was a 2 hour ride compared to Capt bills,...More

Thank Zoeysmom10
venona, Owner at Schooner Excursions, Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2016

Thank you for sailing with us on the 1926 John Alden Schooner True Love that was featured in the 1956 Movie High Society with Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, Frank Sinatra and Louis Armstrong. You are right, Captain Bills, who we are not affiliated with, absolutely...More

Reviewed 15 August 2016

The captain and crew were fantastic. They were personable, attentive and informative. The sail was wonderful even on a day with less than ideal weather conditions.

Thank barbarapickering
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

$35/per person. Drinks available (alcoholic, water, etc). Hour and a half (45 mins out, 45 mins in). Overall a pleasant experience with pleasant crew on Seneca lake.

Thank Elizabeth W
venona, Owner at Schooner Excursions, Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2016

Thank you for sailing with us and taking the time to review. We are grateful for your patronage!

Reviewed 11 August 2016

I highly recommend riding the True Love schooner on Seneca Lake. It was a very relaxing 2-hour ride with free water and pop (and beer and wine for an additional cost). The crew was very experienced and attentive chatting with everyone and providing information about...More

Thank Lisa-MichTravel
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We did the sunset cruise and the views were beautiful. My young adult children initially felt out of place as they were the youngest people there but once we set sail they enjoyed the trip. The winds tipped the boat significantly and while I enjoyed...More

2  Thank Psysuz
Reviewed 9 August 2016

The schooner is well cared for, the crew are competent and pleasant. You spend 2 hours on the lake, mostly under motor power, and then sail for a brief time, depending on the wind. There is nothing special to see on the trip. It can...More

1  Thank brian k
venona, Owner at Schooner Excursions, Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2016

Thank you for taking the time to come sailing with us and also write a review. If we could control mother nature we would have wind on every trip. Unfortunately, we do not have the ability to create the wind on demand, so we deploy...More

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nadeen7
how late in the year do you have trips? We will be coming in the first two weeks of Oct. ? thank you
17 September 2016|
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Response from Mark712Home | Reviewed this property |
I can't answer that.
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Roger S
what is the true love cruise
30 August 2016|
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Response from nancysam2016 | Reviewed this property |
The name of the boat is "True Love". It (the boat) is a historic schooner that appeared in a few Hollywood films.
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Roman C
Are children allow?
3 September 2015|
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Response from Keith H | Reviewed this property |
Children are welcomed and entertained. During our excursion, they took turns steering.
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