Boston Sunset Schooner Sailing

Sail Boston Harbor and Take in the Colors of the Sunset Aboard an Adirondack Schooner

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About This Experience

General Information hide

Experience first-hand what it is like to view the sunset from the water during a gorgeous two-hour Sunset Sail in Boston Harbor aboard an elegant 80-foot wooden Schooner. Modeled after a classic turn of the century Pilot Schooner, the Adirondack III offers spectacular views of the Skyline!

The fun of this experience gift begins when you meet with your friendly Captain and Crew at Rowes Wharf. Once comfortably seated onboard you will be able to sit back, relax and enjoy all of the City’s waterfront landmarks during this Boston sightseeing adventure. Learn fun facts from the knowledgeable Captain and Crew as they discuss Boston’s history and famous sights such as the Fish Pier, Moakley Federal Courthouse, Donald McKay Monument, Charlestown Navy Yard, Waterfront Park and more!

This Sunset Schooner Sailing is the perfect way to spend time out on the water and makes a great date night activity. So whether this is your first visit, or you are a native Bostonian, this Sunset Harbor Sail is one of the best things to do in Boston and it makes an excellent gift for any occasion!

Where It's Located hide

  • Boston, Massachusetts

Who Is Included hide

The Boston Sunset Schooner Sailing Experience Gifts Certificate is valid for one participant, unless additional participants are added onto the certificate. There will be up to 40 additional participants on the sail.

This experience is not suitable for non-paying guests.

When It Is Offered hide

The Sunset Schooner Sails are offered Friday thru Sunday from mid-May through mid-October. Sails typically depart before sunset between 5:00 PM and 6:30 PM depending on the time of year.

How Long Is It hide

The Boston Sunset Sails have a sail length of 2 hours and a total duration of approximately 2½ hours.

Weather hide

The Boston Sailing Trips take place in all weather, but may be rescheduled by the Captain due to high winds, heavy rain, fog or other inclement weather.

What To Wear hide

Dress comfortably, flat, non-marking rubber-soled shoes and layers are recommended for this sailing adventure.

Additional Information hide

Sails take place on the Adirondack III, which is certified for up to 42 guests. Modeled after the 1890s style pilot schooners, the sailboat is 80 feet long over all with a 16 foot beam. This is an all-wooden vessel with a white glass overlay haul. She features teak decks and brilliantly varnished mahogany rails and trimmings as well as 70 foot Douglas Fir masts and just under 2,000 square feet of sails.

The ship is a U.S. Coast Guard certified vessel with U.S. Coast Guard licensed captains. She is equipped with an abundance of life jackets, two well appointed bathrooms and blankets for cool evenings.

Complimentary soda, and water are provided. Beer and wine are available for purchase on board the boat for $6.00 per beverage (price is subject to change). Food is not served during the sail, but passengers are welcome to bring snacks on board, but outside beverages are not permitted.

Gratuity for the Captain and Crew is not included and is appreciated at the end of the cruise.


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Reservation Information hide

All changes to reservations for the Boston Sunset Schooner Sailing Experience require ten (10) days advance notice. Reservations may only be rescheduled once.

Xperience Certificates® cannot be exchanged once a reservation for the experience has been made.

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