Scenic Cruises

New York Harbor Sail

Manhattan, NY

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New York, NY

Celebrate Manhattan's spectacular beauty from the magnificent decks of an 82-foot classic schooner, aboard the New York Harbor Sail!

  • Savor an afternoon of sunshine and fresh air on the Shearwater, a meticulously maintained 1929 vintage sailboat
  • Admire breathtaking views of famed NYC attractions and the impressive skyline as this scenic cruise makes its way along the calming waters of the harbor
  • See for yourself why The New York Times, InStyle Weddings, and NBC's The Apprentice have featured this outing as one of the most memorable things to do in Manhattan
  • Enjoy the romance, elegance and thrill of this unique NYC sailing experience on the Hudson River!
When Do I Choose A Date?
Either yourself or the lucky recipient can make a booking and select dates once you are in receipt of the voucher. You'll register the voucher, follow the booking instructions and your experience with us begins!

May - October:
Monday through Friday

Essential Information
  • The sail is not narrated, however the crew is happy to answer any questions you may have
  • Seating is casual, it is recommended to arrive early to find seating on one of the benches, hatch covers, cabin tops or the deck
  • Full bar and snacks are available for purchase on board
  • White wine is allowed on board for a corking fee
  • You may bring food aboard (stay away from red sauces, potato chips or anything else that could stain the deck)
  • The Shearwater Schooner was built in 1929 and is not wheelchair friendly/accessible
  • Children 12 years of age and younger may qualify for special pricing. Please contact Virgin Experience Gifts to inquire about pricing options.
This sail will last approximately 90 minutes.
Experience Provider Info
Complete information for your Experience Provider, including contact information, will be included on your booking confirmation email once you or your gift recipient have scheduled the experience. Our Product Management team handpicks top-rated experience providers, removing the guesswork for you and ensuring your peace of mind.
Maximum Participants
This experience is shared by a total of 48 passengers.
This experience is only for those on the sail.
Weather Dependent
Sailing is an all-weather outdoor experience and will run in light rain. In the event of dangerous sailing conditions, the sail will be rescheduled. Always contact the experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.
What To Wear
Dress is typically casual. The temperature can be cooler out on the water, so dress accordingly. Passengers should wear only soft soled shoes such as sneakers, deck shoes, flip-flops or sandals. Heels and boots can scuff the deck.
What if it rains?
In the event of a cancellation by the Captain due to severe weather conditions or mechanical failure, customers will be rescheduled at no additional fee.
Can I bring food on board?
You may bring food aboard for your sail. Stay away from red sauces, potato chips or anything else that could stain the deck. Please throw away any trash at the end of your sail.
How much is the corking fee?
You are welcome to bring your own white wine aboard, however there is a $10.00 (subject to change) corking fee. Red wine is not allowed.
What time do I need to arrive?

Boarding begins 10 minutes prior to departure; however, it's recommended that you arrive at least 30 minutes before you sail. Seating is casual. You'll pick a spot on one of the benches, hatch covers, cabin tops, or layout on the beautiful deck.

What does the Harbor Sail include?
Sail includes the beautiful sights of the city as well as one complimentary beverage (soda, beer or wine).
Are gratuities included?
Price does not include gratuity. It is customary to tip the crew if you enjoyed your sail, and please remember to tip your server if you enjoyed your drink.

Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 30 days. All refunds will be made to the original purchaser.
Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be exchanged for anything else in our marketplace at any time.  If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs more, you'll simply have to pay the difference. If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs less, you'll have a credit towards your next booking with Virgin Experience Gifts.

Cancellation Policy

Once you have received a booking confirmation, all bookings are final. No cancellations or rescheduling requests will be allowed. Failure to appear on your booked date or to cancel prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience.

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