What To Expect
Join us for a topsail schooner experience you will remember for all your life as we unfurl the massive square-rigged sails of America's largest operating tall ship for a cruise of the Big Apple's famous harbor.
Enjoy breathtaking views of the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, Ellis Island and other gems around the harbor. You can sit back and relax or help us raise the sails and take a turn at the helm! Order a drink from our full on-deck bar as we set sail, drop canvas, cut the engines and ply the harbor like they did more than a century ago.
Clipper City imposing 158-ft. long, with masts and rigging reaching up 120 feet from the water, New York's largest and most impressive sailing vessel can accommodate up to 134 passengers. A replica of the lumber-hauling schooners that drove America's industry more than a century ago, Clipper City was built in the mid-1980s using plans purchased from the Smithsonian. Designed with her new cargo in mind (i.e. you), her decks are spacious and comfortable, with ample seating, a full bar amidships and a raised quarter deck back aft that allows for unparalleled views of the city and its harbor.
Meals and drinks
Tips and gratuities
Optional activity costs
Children 2 years old and below have special rates. Please inquire.
Passengers are required to arrive at the dock 45 minutes before the sail. Boat will not wait for stragglers.
The temperature can be cooler out on the water so dress accordingly.
Private tours with fully customizable itineraries, catering and bar packages are available. Please inquire.
Large protected canopy allows all weather sailing.
All our card payments are protected by thawte to give you peace of mind.