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Manhattan by Sail - Shearwater Classic Schooner

North Cove Marina, New York City, NY
+1 212-619-0907
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Manhattan by Sail provides a diverse fleet of ships and myriad of options for any and all who want to experience the thrill of sailing in the world's greatest harbor. From basic public sails to specialty outings, music events, cocktail parties, family programming, custom weddings and private charters, Manhattan by Sail is dedicated bringing you an unforgettable sailing experience.We've grown considerably since those long-ago days when a yacht heeled over and making way through the harbor was a rarity, but everyone at Manhattan by Sail remains committed to the original mission, which has always been about making our passengers feel like a part of our ever-growing sailing family.
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North Cove Marina, New York City, NY
Financial District
+1 212-619-0907

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Reviewed July 27, 2015

We walked down to the harbour after having seen the lines at the 9-11 memorial museum, saw the boot come in and booked a trip then and there. The weather was good and there was sufficient wind to sail by sail rather than by engine....More

Thank DutchMelody
Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

A large groups of friends and I joined a Friday evening cruise as a celebration and we had a wonderful time. The captain and crew were wonderfully accommodating and the ship itself was gorgeous. The cruise was in perfect weather; we enjoyed a nice breeze...More

Thank Peng W
Reviewed July 7, 2015

We enjoyed the beauty of the harbor, the crew, the wind in our hair, the sunset, the sights including the Statue of Liberty and the camaraderie. The crew was very informative and interesting and the history of the boat was too. Make sure you go...More

Thank SylviaMKaplan
Reviewed July 6, 2015

We had booked months ahead on the Clipper City, but unfortunately, the day before our trip they rang and cancelled the trip due to a problem with the boat. We were offered the Shearwater Classic Schooner which we took instead. We went on the last...More

1  Thank collecting-info
Reviewed July 2, 2015

Took sail on the Shearwater for the wine tasting cruise. In my opinion they overbook these cruises. The ride is so bumpy you have to sit somewhere the entire cruise. It takes a long time to get a tiny sampling of wine but they were...More

Thank LMSunFun
Reviewed June 30, 2015

Very unique experience. Very scenic. Crew was very nice. We all thought it was great to see nyc from the water.

Thank bill l
Reviewed June 29, 2015

We booked the Shearwater Tall Ship 90 minute cruise for $39 / person for a late afternoon cruise. It was a perfect length to see the skyline and enjoy the Hudson River as you sail over to the Statue of Liberty. There are 2 area...More

1  Thank Adina S
Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

Lived here much of my life and never sailed NY Harbor... What a treat aboard the Shearwater. Fantastic weather contributed to make this a perfect way to spend the afternoon in NYC and be away from the hustle bustle of the city. The crew were...More

1  Thank steveInNY
Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

I did both the Circle line cruise and this one and the Shearwater was miles ahead. The views are impressive, the sailing is great and the staff are fantastic. If time is tight and you need want to be on it on a definite day...More

1  Thank Bradley R
Reviewed June 14, 2015

sailing conditions were excellent when we went in early June. The boat was full but not overly packed. We had a good safety brief before we set off. As a sailing ship we didn't travel very fast but we enjoyed that. We were able to...More

Thank Paul R
Financial District
At the southernmost tip of Manhattan, the Financial
District is where New York City began as a center of
commerce. Today, the historic streets and beautiful
setting are complemented by museums, countless
skyscrapers, and the heart of the Financial District,
home to Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange.
Catch the Staten Island Ferry for an unbeatable view
of the skyline and Statue of Liberty, or sail to Ellis
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