Schooner America Sailing New York

Enjoy a Breathtaking Two Hour Scenic Sail in New York Harbor aboard the America 2.0

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About This Experience

General Information hide

Step aboard this 105’ Schooner for an exciting two-hour sailing adventure through New York Harbor. This experience gift is an outdoor adventure you are sure to remember for years to come.

The excitement begins at Chelsea Piers on the west side of Manhattan where you will board this beautiful ship. Built in 2011, she is a replica of the famous Schooner America built in 1851 and winner of the America’s Cup! Upon arrival to the Pier you will be greeted by the friendly Captain and Crew. Once everyone is on board it’s time for cast-off. The Captain will expertly guide this magnificent vessel away from the dock and south down the Hudson River to Lady Liberty herself. Throughout this sightseeing adventure you will have the opportunity to take in the views of the City Skyline from Chelsea Piers to the Financial District.

Whether you are a native New Yorker, or this is your first visit to the Big Apple, this scenic sail on the Hudson River is one of the best things to do in Manhattan and makes a unique gift for every occasion!

Where It's Located hide

  • New York, New York (America 2.0)

Who Is Included hide

The Schooner America Sailing New York Experience Gifts Certificate is valid for one participant, unless additional participants are added onto the certificate There will be up to 50 additional participants on the sail.

This experience is not suitable for non-paying guests.

When It Is Offered hide

The America 2.0 Schooner Sailing Trips are offered Thursday thru Sunday from May thru October, subject to availability. Sails typically depart at 1:30 PM and 4:00 PM and the City Lights Sail typically departs at 9:00 PM.

How Long Is It hide

The Manhattan Harbor Schooner Sails have a sail length of 2 hours and a total duration of approximately 2½ hours.

Weather hide

The New York Harbor Sail Trips take place in all weather conditions, 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

The America 2.0 is designed after the famous Schooner America that was built in 1851 in New York harbor. That same year, America won the international race known today as the America's Cup.

Complimentary beer, soda, and water will be provided on day sails. Wine and champagne will be available for purchase. Three 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 or a light picnic on board.

Smoking and outside drinks are not permitted on board the Schooner. Complimentary ponchos will be provided if it begins to rain. The Schooner is not Wheelchair accessible.

Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian on evening Sails.

Gratuity for the Captain & 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 Schooner America Sailing New York For Two 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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