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Clipper City Sailing Cruises

Clipper City Sailing Cruises

Board a two-masted sailing ship and head out into the waters of New York Harbor for a relaxing sightseeing cruise.

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Detail Cruise Lasts Approximately 1.5-2 Hours
Detail Limited Drinks Included in Price
Detail Appropriate for All Ages
Detail Handicap Accessible
Detail Both Cameras and Video Cameras are Permitted
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Date Day Available Times
Mar 26 Thursday 2:15 PM, 4:30 PM
Mar 27 Friday 12:30 PM, 2:15 PM, 4:30 PM
Mar 28 Saturday 12:00 PM, 2:15 PM, 4:30 PM
Mar 29 Sunday 12:00 PM, 2:15 PM, 4:30 PM
Mar 30 Monday 12:30 PM, 2:15 PM, 4:30 PM
Mar 31 Tuesday 2:15 PM, 4:30 PM
Apr 1 Wednesday 2:15 PM, 4:30 PM, 7:00 PM
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Many of the famous monuments, sites and other attractions will be available for you to see from the comfort of your ship, including the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Governor's Island, the Brooklyn Bridge and the spectacular New York City skyline.

There is no better choice than the Clipper City Sailing Cruises to see the Big Apple from the water. Only Clipper City puts you on an actual sailing ship for a luxurious and relaxing way to unwind from the busy New York streets. At the same time, you will still have excitement mixed into your peaceful trip. Take to the sparkling waters of the New York Harbor for a unique way to tour the area.

The topsail schooner Clipper City is the newest and largest addition to the Manhattan by Sail fleet. After purchasing the plans from the Smithsonian, this ship was built in the 1980's to the specifications of a lumber-hauling schooner used for American industry more than a century ago. This flawless replication has been altered slightly to best accommodate a full ship of 150 passengers by adding appropriate seating, a full bar and a raised quarter beck back aft that grants unbelievable views of New York City. This will be an experience unlike any other, as tourists will be astounded by the mere presence of this ship that measures 158 feet in length and has masts that tower 135 feet above the water.

Daytime Statue Sail

Take a step back in time on New York’s only tall ship. From the spacious main deck or raised quarter deck, you’ll enjoy the sailing experience of a lifetime aboard this majestic topsail schooner as the canvas unfurls and you set sail through the harbor on this 90-minute cruise!

Twilight Sail

Watch night fall on the city as the sun sets behind the Statue of Liberty from the unbeatable vantage point of the harbor. Order a drink from the full bar as the ship drops the canvas and you can relax as the ships sails and leaves Manhattan behind for this amazing two-hour cruise during twilight!

Harbor Lights Sail

With this cruise you can enjoy a nighttime cruise and see the world’s most famous skyline light up the night! This 90-minute cruise will give you an amazing view of the beautifully lit New York City for a splendid night of fun and relaxation!

Craft Beer Sail

Set sail on New York’s largest sailing vessel with the craft beer experts from Urban Oyster, and taste several outstanding ales and lagers while you drink in the magnificent views of the skyline of New York City! With over 1500 brewers now making delicious brews all over the country, choosing and appreciating beer has become an art form to rival its cousin wine. Taste these splendid drinks paired with cheese and charcuterie on this hour-and-45-minute cruise!

Evening Jazz Sail

Bring out the romance and step aboard the Clipper City for a jazz concert cruise around beautiful New York City! This two-hour tour will take you on an amazing tour of the area and give you the opportunity to enjoy sensual jazz music during the cruise!

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Clipper City Daytime Statue Sail
Available Now until 12/31/2015 View Detailed Schedule
This 90-minute cruise presents up close views of famous landmarks like the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, and Ellis Island. Take pictures from the raised quarter deck, relax with a drink from the bar, or even assist the crew with tasks on the ship such as raising the sails or even taking a turn at the helm!
Clipper City Twilight Sails
Available 4/1/2015 until 9/30/2015 View Detailed Schedule
From the deck of this Twilight Sail, passengers can witness the sun setting beneath the water as the Statue of Liberty stands proudly in front of the sinking light. Help out the crew, or sit back with a drink from the bar. The evening is yours to enjoy it how you please on this 2 hour nightfall cruise.
Clipper City Craft Beer Sails
Available 3/28/2015 until 12/27/2015 View Detailed Schedule
When you climb on board this vessel, you'll be introduced to several different kinds of ales and lagers. The craft beer experts of Urban Oyster will discuss with you the variety of beers, as you view the incredible sights of the New York City skyline. Enjoy cheese and charcuterie that compliment the taste of beer. This tour lasts approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes.

Vacations Made Easy believes that your tour experience should be convenient, therefore we offer hotel pick-up options that pick you up as close to your hotel as possible. Depending on the tour and amount of attendants, you may have to walk a short distance to the pick-up point.
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