You'll take in the famous Manhattan skyline as it was meant to be seen, from the water - plus spectacular views of Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty and the Brooklyn Bridge.
Within five minutes of leaving the dock, you'll forget the mayhem and noise of Manhattan street life, and you'll feel the relaxing breeze of New York Harbor.
You'll experience the following on your 2-hour sail:
If Schooner Adirondacks Day Sail is not available, please take a look at Schooner America 2.0 Day Sail schedule.
General FAQs about all our excursions.
Bookings of 1 to 9 guests, have an option to reschedule or convert to a gift certificate up until 24 hours prior to departure. Bookings of 10 to 16 must notify us 1 week in advance to reschedule or convert to gift certificate credit. Bookings of 17 or more must notify us 2 weeks in advance to reschedule or convert to gift certificate credit. Requests for cancellation, rescheduling or conversion to gift credit must be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. *Unique cancelation terms can be offered upon request. Please call 212-627-1825, option 4.
For schooner sailing excursions, a captain-authorized cancellation or delay may be issued up until departure time if weather is deemed too threatening to the safety or enjoyment of the experience. Extreme high winds, fog, torrential rain, extremely low temperatures, etc. may all contribute to a cancellation decision.
Classic Harbor Line of Chelsea Piers operates one of the most exceptional resident sail vessels in the New York Harbor: the Schooner Adirondack. It held record finishes in the Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race for 14 consecutive seasons (1994 - 2007). Though it is a light and lively sailing vessel, it is also quite comfortable, with ample deck space and seating for up to 49. It was designed and built by Scarano Boat Building of Albany, NY for taking groups of people on spectacular sightseeing adventures.
Sailing in this schooner is a privilege. She moves through the water efficiently and beautifully; we take great pride in sharing her with you.
The Adirondack is operated by Coast Guard-certified captains and extremely friendly and talented crew. Our crew is known for their amazing hospitality, and are professionally trained and experienced on sailing our vessels well and safely. Do not hesitate to ask our crew about the boat or any of the NYC sites.
Dedicated to helping locals and visitors alike enjoy the unique wonders of New York City, Classic Harbor Line hopes for the privilege of escorting you on a relaxing, inspiring, and breathtaking cruise through the waters we proudly call home. Our six classic yachts — the Schooner Adirondack and the Schooner America 2.0 (our sailboats), and the Luxury Yacht Manhattan, Manhattan II, Kingston and Full Moon (our motorized yachts) are reminiscent of the classic boats that cruised the NYC waters in the past two centuries.
What to Bring
A digital version of this email as proof of purchase and a photo ID to match.
What Not to Bring
It is unlawful to bring your own alcoholic beverages aboard our yachts. Regarding food, please do not bring anything more than a very light snack.
What to Wear
While there is no dress code, we recommend you check the weather and dress accordingly. Remember, it is always a bit cooler on the water! Seating is all 'on deck', though you are permitted to go down below if you choose. If it's a sunny day, remember a hat and sunscreen.
If you purchased Trip Cancellation Protection you must email email@example.com 1-hour in advance.
Other Tips & Guidelines
Check in 15-30 minutes early at our booth.
We board the boat promptly 5 minutes prior to departure.
The yacht leaves on time and cannot come back to pick you up if you are late.
No refunds or reschedules will be provided for late arrivals.
Any directions or maps provided by Classic Harbor Line are only a rough guide. You are responsible for arriving at the activity's meeting location on time, so make sure to check with a second source that can provide specific directions from your starting point.
Our boats depart from Chelsea Piers, on Pier 62, which is located at West 22nd Street and the Hudson River. We are at the northernmost end of the Chelsea Piers on the water. When walking to Chelsea Piers, you must cross the West Side Highway. There are crosswalks at 18th, 20th and 23rd Street. When standing on the west side highway facing the river (facing west), go around the north side of the large blue building. Our ticket booth is located on the walkway next to the water on Pier 62.
Please check in at the Classic Harbor Line ticket booth upon arrival, and you will be escorted to the boat by the Captain when it is time to board.
Take the C or E train to 23rd Street. This will leave you on 8th Avenue, so you'll need to walk about three avenues west, until you hit the Hudson River and the Chelsea Piers complex.
Take the crosstown M23 bus west to the last stop: Chelsea Piers, Pier 62.
If you are planning to park at Chelsea Piers, the access road into Chelsea Piers' parking lots is at West 24th street. This road is only accessible if you are south bound on the West Side Hwy or west bound on 23rd Street. On 23rd street, take a right on 11th Avenue and a quick left on W. 24th street. Use the taxi turn-in into Chelsea Piers and stay to the right. Watch out for pedestrians and bikers in this area. Upon entering, you will have to take a ticket that you must pay to the lot attendants when you leave.
Chelsea Piers parking is available on piers 61, 60 & 59. Availability cannot be guaranteed. We unfortunately do not issue vouchers for parking at Chelsea Piers.
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Each of our yachts is available for Private Charter! Whether planning a special Birthday, Anniversary or Corporate Event, be sure to consider the Classic Harbor Line Fleet.
Photos and Information on Private Charters with Classic Harbor Line
Helpful charter-planning links:
Catering for the Yacht Manhattan & Manhattan II
Catering for the Yacht Kingston
Catering for the Yacht Full Moon
Catering for the Schooner Adirondack
Catering for the Schooner Schooner America 2.0
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