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Schooner Excursions, Inc

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Address: 3 N Franklin St, Seneca Harbor Park Pier, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1251
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+1 607-535-5253
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Sail on the vintage 1926 John Alden Malabar VII Schooner "True...

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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The Schooner "True Love"

Perfect. The schooner was beautiful. It starred in the movie High Society. The captain and crew were very attentive and did a wonderful job. It was very relaxing and the weather... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2016
June K
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

Perfect. The schooner was beautiful. It starred in the movie High Society. The captain and crew were very attentive and did a wonderful job. It was very relaxing and the weather was a little calm but we still got to sail up the lake a ways. This trip includes the sailing, drinks and appetizers. Alcoholic beverages are extra. The scenery... More 

Thank June K
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 July 2016

I saw this excursion on trip advisor and thought it was the perfect trip to book for my partner and I. It was perfect, the weather, the sailboat is beautiful and you can tell the captain and crew mate loves setting sail! Besides the boat and the gorgeous view of the lake, the captain and crew, Jessica and Matt are... More 

Thank b0phal
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 17 July 2016

This was our second sail on "True Love". We went last year and loved it so much we came back again this year. The sail is scenic, relaxing and romantic. The crew is friendly and helpful. It's a great way to see the lake and have a beautiful afternoon.

1 Thank jhearch1
Woonsocket, Rhode Island
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 July 2016

To tell you the truth. I was a little afraid of it , I was afraid it was going to be a little rocky.One of the Girls there I believe it was Hearther, a nice employee, of yours ,A sure me it was going to be nice and clam . Believe it or not I was going to try it... More 

Thank pldl1
Pottsville, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
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Reviewed 15 July 2016

Booking the cruise was tremendously easy. We walked out the pier and inquired about sailing times and availability. Done! The boat was spotless. Accommodations for quests were super, and it was a beautiful morning under sail. The True Love was crewed on July 13 by Captain Bill, Jess, and Matt. Great hosts! Water and/or soft drinks were provided , beer... More 

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Portsmouth, Ohio, United States
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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Can't say enough good things about the True Love schooner and its crew -- we thoroughly enjoyed our two-hour sunset cruise on Seneca Lake. The captain (Bill) and crew (Matt and Jessie) were very friendly and engaging, and made our excursion thoroughly relaxing and enjoyable. Bill and Matt were incredibly knowledgable about sailing and the vessel we were on, and... More 

Thank Steven R
Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

We absolutely loved our peaceful Monday afternoon on the lake with Captain James, Jesse, and Heather. The schooner is gorgeously restored and comfortable. The view and crew were fabulous! A peaceful afternoon is priceless! They were worth every penny!

Thank jennstr0
Walton, New York
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Reviewed 12 July 2016

This sailing trip was a thoughtful Christmas gift from my in-laws. Everything about this event was top notch all the way, from communication ahead of time regarding the weather to timely boarding to fun sailing to a safe return to the dock...it was the a great experience! The boarding area was easy to locate, the boarding personnel were professional and... More 

1 Thank Carl B
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Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

The Tru-Love sailboat is a beautiful vessel. The crew made our experience wonderful. Jim, Heather, and Jess were great hosts and very informative. The sunset cruise was amazing, beautiful sunset, smooth sailing, and lovely hosts. Thank you.

Thank Anthony B
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Reviewed 10 July 2016

Staff were very pleasant and professional; definitely worth it and the sail boat is absolutely beautiful and very well maintained. This was a Christmas gift from our parents to me and my siblings/spouses. A special day indeed all around!

1 Thank Suzanne L

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