24 Apr - 11 Oct: SundayDuration
2 hoursStart time
Duration: 2 hours
Make your own way to South side of the North Cove Marina, Behind World Financial Center, Hudson River.
Meeting Point: See on map
Please report at the meeting point 30 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.
The tour ends at the starting point
Relax on deck as the graceful 82-foot ‘Shearwater’ puts her shoulder to the breeze. As you glide though the water you’ll see the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge and Manhattan’s famous skyline.
Enjoy a delicious menu.
What better way could there be to spend a summer Sunday morning?
The Shearwater New York – Vintage Yacht Harbor Cruise with Brunch. starts from North Cove Marina, where you will board the elegant vintage schooner Shearwater.
Built at the height of Roaring Twenties, 82-foot Shearwater was the personal yacht of Charles E. Dunlap, a prominent New York City industrialist. She is superbly maintained, with sparkling paintwork, polished brass portholes and chrome trim. Her large Rangoon teak decks offer plenty of space for sitting and relaxing.
You will sail quietly past the Statue of Liberty, the Brooklyn Bridge and the historic sites of New York Harbor. You can admire the famous Manhattan skyline as you revel in the wind-powered elegance of this vintage ocean cruiser. Depending on the winds and tides, the captain may sail up the Buttermilk Channel or out to the Verrazzano Bridge, which spans the ocean entrance to the Harbor.
As the sails fill and you cruise along, you can enjoy an excellent Champagne Brunch. The delicious menu includes:
• Smoked Salmon with Sliced Tomato, Onion and Capers
•Assorted Bagels with Cream Cheese, Butter and Jams
•Granola and Yogurt Parfaits
•Banana Breakfast Loaf
•Roasted Tomato, Gruyere and Field Green Croissant Sandwiches
•Scalloped Potato, Caramelized Onion and Thyme Muffins
•Market Vegetable Quiche
At the end of your delightful sail, you will be dropped back at the start point.
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the cruise to confirm the details.