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Shearwater New York – Vintage Yacht Harbor Cruise with Brunch

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    May 1st - Oct 30th: Saturday

  • Duration

    90 minutes

  • Start time

    12pm

  • Meeting Point
    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.
  • Ending Point

    The tour ends at the starting point

Key Highlights

  • The perfect way to spend Sunday morning
  • Sail past the iconic New York skyline on a 1920’s vintage yacht
  • A delicious champagne brunch will be served on board
  • If you wish you can take part in some hands-on activities such as raising the sails or taking the helm
  • Experience the tour like a local and get the insights.

Overview

Treat yourself to an excellent Champagne Brunch aboard an elegant vintage schooner and sail around New York Harbor in luxury and comfort.

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?

Menu:

ASSORTMENT OF BITE-SIZED TEA SANDWHICHES WHICH MAY INLUDE:

• White Bread Egg salad with Fresh Herbs
• Pumpernickel Smoked Salmon with Cucumber and Capers
• Whole Wheat Turkey & Brie
• White Bread Cucumber and watercress and hummus

SWEET & SAVORY:

• Chocolate chip and Oatmeal raisin cookies
• Mini Croissants
• Sliced Country Breads
• Fruit Kebobs

Itinerary

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
•Assorted Fruit
•Banana Breakfast Loaf
•Roasted Tomato, Gruyere and Field Green Croissant Sandwiches
•Scalloped Potato, Caramelized Onion and Thyme Muffins
•Market Vegetable Quiche
•Tea/Coffee Service
•Unlimited champagne

At the end of your delightful sail, you will be dropped back at the start point.

Inclusions

  • 2-hour cruise on board
  • A vintage yacht
  • English-speaking skipper/ guide 
  • 4 Champagne cocktails

Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the cruise to confirm the details.

Voucher information: You can show your voucher on your smartphone (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

Wheelchair Accessibility: No

Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are available onboard. 

Hands on activities available such as taking a turn at the helm and help raise the sails.

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have

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