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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
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Reviewed 3 November 2017


Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

This is one of the best and romantic way to enjoy a sunset in NY, waching the skyline while sipping champagne. A must do!

Thank Supergabbio
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

This sailing adventure was the highlight of my trip to NYC! Seeing the city scape and the Statue of Liberty from the water was breath taking! This 68 foot schooner is in excellent condition and it was a joy to be on board. The crew...More

Thank Camilla D
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend got me the Shearwater Wine Tasting tour for Christmas, it took us a while but we just got to use it two days ago. It was awesome. There are some rough reviews on here about the seating but if you come early enough...More

Thank raachmyers
Reviewed 9 September 2017

I DO NOT recommend doing business with this company. I was so excited to go on this boat trip and had planned for it before I even arrived in New York. Just hours before my sail, the company sent me an email while I was...More

Thank ColleenArizona
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We've done the Adirondack sail a couple times so decided to try the Shearwater for a change this weekend. Location is a bit further south, near the World Trade Center, and they are a bit less well organized than the other provider. Ship was beautiful,...More

1  Thank Northern_Traveler00
Reviewed 13 June 2017

What a LOVELY TRIP!! Outstanding crew and amazing views of Lower Manhattan, New York Harbor and the Statue of Liberty. One really gets a different perspective of New York City from this classic sail boat. Highest recommendations for visitors and locals alike!!

Thank LoveOfMagic
Reviewed 8 June 2017

The employee in charge of checking you in did not do a great job. There were numerous people on line to be checked in and, from another direction people went up to her avoiding the line altogether. Once on board though, the crew was excellent...More

Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Went on the wine and cheese tasting cruise. Started out perfectly. Blue skies. Warm and comfortable on a really beautiful craft. By the time we'd reached Liberty in came a ridiculous storm. Lasted a few minutes but sent everyone scattering below decks. About 5 minutes...More

Thank Pompeytravels
Reviewed 23 May 2017

What a beautiful way to see the Manhattan skyline! You have the opportunity to see the Statue of Liberty, One World Trade Center in addition to the amazing skyline. The photo opportunities are endless. They have a cash bar, no food on this trip although...More

Thank Mer1001
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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