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Manhattan by Sail is the Ultimate Way to See the New York Skyline

Megan Roche July 8, 2019

The New York City skyline is just one of those pictures that you must get anytime you visit. Whether it’s through an observation deck or through the tiny airplane window as you land, it’s a coveted free souvenir of your trip to the Big Apple. Have you ever thought about checking out the skyline by sea? You can with Manhattan by Sail. And 365Tickets Canada has some tips and tickets to make this the best experience!

The Shearwater Classic Schooner

Manhattan By Sail Under Bridge

Take a trip on Shearwater Classic Schooner and you’ll be transported back to the time of sailboats. While you will motor out of the dock, once you hit the waters of the Hudson, up go the sails.

Manhattan by Sail offers many different cruises for all customers. There are, of course, the classic sightseeing cruises to the Statue of Liberty and a chance to see the New York City Skyline from the waters. However, their most popular cruises are the

Champagne Brunch & the Statue of Liberty

The Champagne Brunch Sail is offered Saturday’s and Sunday’s, setting off at 11:00 AM. Boarding begins approximately 30 mins before sail time. The sail lasts for two hours and offers a brunch buffet.

Nosh on granola and yogurt, smoked salmon, brioche sandwiches, tea, coffee, unlimited champagne, muffins, and more. You’ll get to see the Statue of Liberty up close and fully enjoy all that the Shearwater has to offer. You can enjoy this cruise for $98 for adults and $66 for children.

New York City Skyline At NightNew York City at Night

You’ve seen the city by day, but of course, you need to see it at night. What better way than a City Lights Sail?

Available on Friday and Saturday at 9:30 PM, this 90 minute cruise will allow you the breathtaking views that only Manhattan can provide with its city light glow. The team also has non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages for sale on the cruise. Set sail with this option for $42.19 for adults and $23.44 for children.

Looking to just see the sights? Manhattan by Sail offers that opportunity as well. With a Daytime Statue Sail, you’ll get as close as possible to the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and the New Jersey and New York skylines and bridges. The 90 minute sightseeing cruise is available Monday New York City Cruisethrough Friday at 12:30 and 2:15 and Saturday and Sunday at 1:45 PM.

Get Ready to Set Sail!

The team at Manhattan by Sail notes that the vessel will fit up to 49 people, but they cap the seating at 40 so you have room to really enjoy all the boat has to offer. Ready to set sail? Head to 365Tickets USA to book your tickets.

Megan Roche

My name is Megan and traveling is my game! I love riding rollercoasters, exploring new theme parks, visiting some of the most historical sites in the US, and writing.

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