Charleston Tall Ship Sailing

Sail Charleston Harbor for Two Hours While Aboard the Schooner Pride

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About This Experience

General Information hide

Discover the beauty of Charleston Harbor as you enjoy a two-hour sightseeing sail aboard a classic 84’ Tall Ship Schooner. 

The fun of this experience gift begins at the Charleston's Aquarium Wharf when you board the Schooner Pride and meet the friendly Captain and Crew. Once everyone is onboard, you will have the option to help the crew raise and trim the sails. Throughout the cruise you can watch the wind fill the sails, moving the boat through the waters and past historic sites such as Ft. Sumter where the first shots of the Civil War were fired, you will pass Patriots Point and the USS Yorktown, an Essex class aircraft carrier which played an important role during WWII in the Pacific.  Additional points of interest include Ft. Johnson, and the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, the largest suspension bridge in North America.

You will arrive back at the dock two hours later feeling refreshed and relaxed, with a new perspective on this historic harbor. So whether you are looking for a fun way to explore Charleston or a unique gift for friends and family, this scenic sailing trip is the ticket!

Where It's Located hide

  • Charleston, South Carolina

Who Is Included hide

The Charleston Tall Ship 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 or spectators.

When It Is Offered hide

The Charleston Schooner Sails are offered seven days a week April thru October, subject to availability. Moonlight Sails are offered three days a Month during the Full Moon.

How Long Is It hide

The Charleston Sightseeing Sails have a sail length of approximately 2 hours and a total duration of approximately 2½ hours. Moonlight Sails have a length of 1½ and a total duration of approximately 1¾

Weather hide

The Charleston Tall Ship Sail may be rescheduled by the Captain due to high winds, heavy rain, fog or other inclement weather. Ponchos are available if there is a brief rain shower during the Sail.

What To Wear hide

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

Additional Information hide

The Pride is an 84' the mast Tall Ship. The ship sails with the wind and each sail is its own unique adventure, different from the last. The PRIDE is USCG certified to carry up to 49 passengers.

Although food is not served on board, you are welcome to bring your own snacks. Personal beverages are not aloud to be brought aboard. Soft drinks, beer, wine, and water will all be available for purchase in cash. Prices range from $1.50 to $7.00.

The Ship is equipped with clean restrooms. Smoking is prohibited.

Gratuities for the Captain and Crew are not included but are greatly appreciated and may be offered at the end of the event.


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Reservation Information hide

Changes to reservations for the Charleston Tall Ship Sailing Experience cannot be made once the date of this Experience is reserved.

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

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