Romantic NYC Wine Tasting Sail

Manhattan, NY

Item #: CRU-NEW-0064
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If you are looking for a unique date night, set sail with the wine experts for a fun and informative afternoon sail on the Hudson river in New York!

  • Discover the majesty of the Manhattan skyline from the serene waters of the Harbor and Hudson River on this 2-hour NYC sailing experience
  • Enjoy a delightful harbor adventure that will expand your palate as you pair great wines with cheese and charcuterie
  • Relish fresh air and uncontested views of famed New York City attractions from the deck of the Shearwater, a classic 1929 vintage sailboat
  • Each Wine Sail features an eclectic selection that may highlight differing countries, trends and themes
  • One of the most memorable things to do in NYC with that special someone!
North Cove Yacht Harbor - New York, NY
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Essential Information
  • The sail is not narrated, however the crew is happy to answer your questions
  • The ship boards 10 minutes prior to departure
  • Although the boat holds up to 48 passengers, there is not enough bench seating available and some passengers will be required to either sit on the deck or stand. We recommend arriving early to ensure the best seat
  • Price includes a variety of wines dependent of the theme of that day's sail, as well as snacks and cheeses
  • Participants must be at least 21 years of age
This sail will last approximately 2 hours.
Experience Provider Info
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Maximum Participants
This experience is shared by a total of 48 passengers.
The wine tasting sail is only for those on the ship.
Weather Dependent
This an all-weather outdoor experience and will sail in light rain. In the event of dangerous sailing conditions, your 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. It is recommended to arriving at least 30 minutes before your scheduled time.
Is wine included?
Yes, the wine tasting sail includes a variety of wines dependent of the theme of that day's sail.
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.
Is there a restroom on board?
Yes, the Shearwater does have a restroom on board. 
What time do we need to arrive?
Boarding starts 10 minutes prior to departure. It is recommended to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to ensure the best seats. Please keep in mind that there is not enough bench seating available and some passengers will be required to either sit on the deck or stand.
Are gratuities included?

Price for this sail does not include gratuity. It is customary to tip the crew if you enjoyed your experience and please remember to tip your server if you enjoyed the service provided.

Will there be assigned seating?
Seating is casual. You can pick a spot on one of the benches, hatch covers, cabin tops, or layout on the beautiful deck.
Is this ship wheelchair accessible?
Unfortunately, the Shearwater is not wheelchair accessible. 

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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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