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“Truly a pleasure”

Schooner Excursions, Inc
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Sail on the vintage 1926 John Alden Malabar VII Schooner "True Love" that was featured in the 1956 movie "High Society". Docked at the Watkins Glen Seneca Harbor Park Pier, Schooner "True Love" charters daily on the deep blue waters of beautiful Seneca Lake. Coast Guard Certified for up to 22 passengers Schooner "True Love" sets the perfect scene for your relaxing getaway. Tour on our latest addition to the fleet, "M/V REMEDY" is an Oldport 26 Tour Boat. Enjoy an educational Eco-History Tour, a Winery, Brewery & Distillery Tour or relaxing Sightseeing Tour of Beautiful Seneca Lake. Docked next to the Watkins Glen Seneca Harbor Park Pier.
Reviewed August 2, 2014

The true love was such a great way to get on the water and see Senaca lake from a different perspective. The staff is excellent, the boat is so beautiful and comfortable. We met such nice people and really enjoyed ourselves. It is well worth the price. We took the sunset cruise and they did not skimp on the hors d'oeuvres. The staff did such an great job making sure all were happy and involved on the experience. We highly suggest this two hour adventure.

Thank Katharine71
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Reviewed July 31, 2014

Sailing on sailboat was a spontaneous purchase and luckily the sailboat still had available seating. My husband and I were not disappointed. We had such a wonderful time. The crew members were so friendly along with the passengers we met on the boat. We had a cool evening sail and the sunset was beautiful. Our experience was relaxing and very enjoyable. Thanks for a memorable evening!

Thank Elizabeth S
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Reviewed July 30, 2014

We are sailors, and loved the captain and crew of "True Love" due to their warmth and willingness to be sure that each passenger had an enjoyable experience. Complimentary sodas or bottles of water were served with hors d'oeuvres, and glasses of wine and beer were offered for a reasonable price, Passengers were friendly and shared in conservation. This is a two hour trip, one hour out and another back. Seneca Lake is beautiful! We had a wonderful time! Thanks to Captain James, Matt, and James!

Thank Pew4
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Reviewed July 28, 2014

This is a very slow paced ride. The crew was outstanding but there was no information on the area. Too slow, too long for us.

Thank Julesavb
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Reviewed July 28, 2014

This was our first time on a sailboat, and my husband and I were very much looking forward to it! We were able to book the sunset sail the day that we wanted to do it, and the weather couldn't have been more perfect. Captain Jim did a great job in explaining the history of the "True Love" sailboat and also the areas that we would be sailing. There was plenty of room for everyone to sit around the boat. The first hour was sailing north on Seneca Lake towards Hector Falls, which was great to see since we didn't even know that it was there. They also had drinks aboard the boat, and the Hazlitt Red Cat was a good choice for a sweet red wine. The next hour was sailing back towards the dock. It was during the second hour that you got some food to snack on, and the crew made their rounds several times as there was plenty of it…which is what really good, especially the hummus! The sailing experience was very smooth and relaxing! The 2 hours was a perfect sailing trip! If you take the sunset sail, make sure to bring a light sweater/jacket as it does get a bit chilly when the sun goes down (which I was very glad to have brought my sweater). I would highly recommend the sunset sail on the "True Love"! It's a great way to see Seneca Lake and all that is around it! Thank you for such a great and memorable experience!

Thank butterfly2124
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