Sunset Schooner Sailing New York

Take in the Gorgeous Views of Sunset During an Adirondack Schooner Sail in New York Harbor

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About This Experience

General Information hide

Watch the New York City Skyline drift by as you step aboard the beautiful Schooner Adirondack or Adirondack III; 80-foot wooden replicas of a classic turn of the century Pilot Schooner.

Departing from Chelsea Piers on the Hudson River, this relaxing two hour sunset sail in Manhattan is a wonderful way enjoy the outdoors while in the heart of the City. Upon arrival, you will be greeted by the friendly Captain and Crew. Once everyone has found their seats, the Captain will navigate the Schooner south down the Hudson River to Battery Park, offering amazing views of New York Harbor along the way. During your cruise, you will sail past Ellis Island as you make your way to the Statue of Liberty. Wind and time permitting, you may also sail towards Governors Island and breeze by the Financial District before heading back.

This Sunset Sailing Experience is the perfect way to spend time out on the water and enjoy unique views of New York City. Whether you are looking for the perfect date night activity, a great way to get your evening out in the City or a truly unique gift, this Sunset Sailing Trip is the ticket!

Where It's Located hide

  • New York, New York

Who Is Included hide

The Sunset Schooner Sailing New York 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 NYC Sunset Schooner Sailing is offered Friday thru Tuesday from April through October, subject to availability. Sails typically depart at 6:00 PM or 6:30 PM.

How Long Is It hide

The New York Sunset Schooner Sail Trips have a sail length of 2 hours and a total duration of approximately 2½ hours.

Weather hide

The Sunset Schooner Sails 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

The fastest resident sail vessels in the New York Harbor are the Schooners Adirondack and Adirondack III. They held the record finishes in the Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race for 14 consecutive seasons (1994 - 2007). Though they are light and lively sailing vessels, they are also quite comfortable, with ample deck space and seating for up to 49. They are operated by Coast Guard certified captains and extremely friendly and talented crew.

Complimentary champagne, beer, wine, soda, and water will be provided on sails. Several rounds of drinks will be served, but this is not an unlimited booze-cruise. The aim is to create an elegant, relaxing, peaceful, and safe experience for all guests. Food is not served during the sail, but passengers are welcome to bring snacks on board.

Smoking and outside drinks are not permitted on board the Schooner. Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Complimentary ponchos will be provided if it begins to rain. The Schooner is not Wheelchair accessible.

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 New York Sunset Schooner Sailing Experience require seven (7) 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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