Shearwater

Sail NY Harbor Aboard the Historic Schooner Shearwater

North Cove Marina (New York City, NY)
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Reviews & Ratings

194 ratings
4.5 average rating
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Liz
15 events
2 reviews
10 stars
attended May 08 2009

friendly crew, great old boat not too unwieldy to let you experience being right on the harbor. I'd go again and try to talk them into going closer to some landmarks !

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8 events
2 reviews
2 stars
attended May 27 2011

Great afternoon sail for tourists and residents alike. The boat is a restored 1920s wooden schooner, and the staff is pleasant and happy to talk about the boat, sailing,... continued

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3 events
2 reviews
4 stars
attended May 28 2011

Great relaxing hour and a half. Smooth sailing the whole way and beautiful views of Lady Liberty.

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LMK
2 events
2 reviews
0 stars
attended Apr 30 2011

Great service from the staff!

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2 events
2 reviews
9 stars
attended May 03 2011

Had a greast time! I've been on all the other boat trips and this was the best because it's more personalized! The weather cleared up and the day turned out to be warm... continued

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9 events
2 reviews
1 stars
attended Aug 31 2010

I personally think the Shearwater is the finest schooner in the NYC area. It is beautiful in design. One can really feel they have been on the water. I have been sailing... continued

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4 events
2 reviews
1 stars
attended May 07 2009

I took a sunset cruise with a friend to celebrate our mutual birthdays. It was fabulous! The crew was attentive, conscientious and friendly. We went out for two hours and... continued

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5 events
2 reviews
3 stars
attended May 06 2011

It was a great event - I could not have asked for anything else. The schooner is gorgeous and the crew is wonderful. I enjoyed every minute. It was so relaxing - a 1 1/2 hour vacation that stayed with me all week. Will do it again.

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4 events
2 reviews
5 stars
attended May 11 2011

It was a very intimate way to see the Statue of Liberty rather than from
a Circle Line/Staten Island Ferry. The staff was exceptionally friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable. Would definitely recommend the
Shearwater experience.

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21 events
2 reviews
17 stars
attended May 21 2010

Nice, simple, good time. As others have said, don't expect a lot of tour guide stuff, but the crew is friendly and hospitable. We went out on a gorgeous day and the trip... continued

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5 events
2 reviews
2 stars
attended Jul 12 2009

The crew was fanastic, very helpful and attentive in replenishing our drinks. They even had little sandwiches on board for us. Gorgeous day, lots of fun! Took some... continued

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9 events
2 reviews
1 stars
attended Jun 27 2012

The schooner is magnificent. I enjoyed the free beverage. I chose a Mexican beer with a slice of lime. The crew is totally available and courteous. It was breezy the day... continued

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8 events
2 reviews
1 stars
attended May 05 2009

This event was great! We had such a good time! It was even a cold night and had been raining on and off, and the view was still spectacular. The crew of the boat was so... continued

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2 events
2 reviews
6 stars
attended Aug 11 2011

This is a lovely way to spend an hour or so on the lower manhattan waters. The sailboat is a really cool 1920's ship, and it's a smaller more intimate journey, with I... continued

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6 events
2 reviews
10 stars
attended May 13 2011

This is was a great way to experience the Hudson! We enjoyed every moment of our trip albeit wish the sun was out. The staff was friendly and accommodating. We plan on doing this again very soon :)

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6 events
2 reviews
3 stars
attended May 23 2011

This was a great sail. It was part of my anniversary festivities. Well worth the money!!!! Though it was a cloudy day, the sail was peaceful and the crew was fantastic.... continued

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2 events
2 reviews
0 stars
attended Jun 13 2011

This was the best thing we did on our trip. We had both visited NYC before and wanted a different way to see the sites. This was perfect. The crew was attentive and friendly. HIGHLY RECOMMEND

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2 events
2 reviews
9 stars
attended May 10 2011

We had an absolutely wonderful trip on the yacht! It really was a perfect day for the trip. All the crew members were friendly and attentive. I'll be sure to post photos. Would recommend to friends.

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4 events
2 reviews
0 stars
attended May 02 2009

went on a hot june day, although once out on the water it got chilly and i wished i had brought a jacket. I live in nyc and the boat was mostly tourists, lots of picture... continued

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3 events
1 review
0 stars
attended May 01 2011

A sail around New York harbor. Fabulous view of skyline, Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Brooklyn Bridge. I have been a New Yorker all my life and am still awestruck.

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