The Shearwater Classic Schooner
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The Shearwater Classic Schooner

A $45.00 value - Included with your New York Explorer Pass!

Breathe fresh sea air as you take in the city's most spectacular sights from the deck of this magnificent 82-foot schooner. Whether by sun or city lights, the views are thrilling, the crew is friendly, and your drink is complimentary!

New York City is arguably most beautiful when viewed from a distance. Its instantly-recognizable landmarks comprise one beautiful cityscape that makes The Big Apple one of the most highly regarded tourist destinations in the world. Rather than just hitting all the classic stops by foot on your next trip to New York, why not check out a maritime alternative? Manhattan by Sail allows you to board an elegant schooner for either a 90-minute or two-hour journey into the waters off Manhattan, giving you a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see the Statue of Liberty and the phenomenal skyline of Manhattan from a different point of view.

Redemption Instructions

Please call to make a reservation 212.619.0907 for guaranteed spot on the cruise. You will need to leave your credit card number to reserve a spot; however, your card will not be charged unless you do not show up for the cruise. To board the cruise, please arrive 30 min prior to sail. Check in with dockside agent, at the North Cove Marina, at the World Financial Center, at the End of Liberty Street on the Hudson River.


November through March

Reservation Instructions

Please call 212-619-0907 to make a reservation for this sail. You will be asked to leave a credit card number to secure your spot, however, your card will only be charged if you are a no show.

Phone: 212-619-6900


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Perfect evening
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Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Shearwater Schooner Sails:

To celebrate our anniversary we decided to take a sail on the Shearwater and it was a great choice. The crew was friendly and the views were wonderful. It was so peaceful and relaxing and a nice way to spend a special occasion and enjoy the city.

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Sailing season is late April through mid-October.
Please check website for specific dates. Dockside agent available 30 minutes before sail time.

Driving Directions

West Side Highway, head west on Liberty Street.

Public Transportation

By Subway: A/C to Chambers St.; 2/3 to Park Pl.; 4/5 to Fulton St.; E/PATH to WTC.
By Bus: M9, M20, M22 to Brookfield Place (World Fin Ctr)
Parking: Gateway Parking 395 South End Avenue NY, NY 10280
Walking: Walk West on Vesey St., turn Left on North End Ave. and go 1 block to Marina. Continue around to the South side. Please allow up to 20 minutes to locate the Shearwater dock if you are not familiar with the area.


The Shearwater Classic Schooner departs from North Cove Marina at Brookfield Place (World Financial Center) in Lower Manhattan.
New York, NY

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The Shearwater Classic Schooner departs from North Cove Marina at Brookfield Place (World Financial Center) in Lower Manhattan.
New York, NY

Phone: 212-619-6900


Adult Gate PriceChild Gate Price
$45.00 $25.00