Offering a premium sailing experience, the Schooner America 2.0
is the newest, largest, most elegant ship designed for our fleet. Added to our fleet in 2011, the America 2.0
provides the most exceptional day sailing one can find in New York Harbor.
Key Points about this activity:
- 2 Hours
- Aboard America 2.0 - a modern tribute to the first boat that won the America's Cup in 1851
- Sails past World One, Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty
- Includes 3 complimentary rounds of beer, wine, Champagne, soda or bottled water
- Ok to bring a light picnic of your own aboard
- 105 Feet in length and about 3600 square feet of sail area
- Great for families who want to sail and see the sights!
You'll experience the following on your two-hour sail:
- Heading south from Chelsea Piers and down the Hudson River to Battery Park, the schooner will pass by Ellis Island and sail out to the Statue of Liberty.
- Wind and time permitting, she will head toward Governors Island, breeze by the Financial District and sail through the Buttermilk Channel.
Complimentary beer, wine, Champagne and soda, will be provided. (One quick note: We will serve a few rounds, but this is not an unlimited booze cruise. We aim to create an elegant, relaxing, peaceful, and safe experience for all of our guests.)
Join us on the Schooner America 2.0 as we sail the harbor of the most famous island in the world!
Her design is influenced by the style of the late 1800s but incorporates technology of the 21st century, thus connecting the past and present beauty, history, and art of sailing in New York Harbor.
A day sail on this 105-foot schooner is perfect for family outings, dates, and entertaining guests from out of town. A sail on America 2.0 is guaranteed to be an memorable experience.
Within five minutes of leaving the dock, you'll forget the mayhem and noise of Manhattan street life as you feel the relaxing breeze of New York Harbor.
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.