Connecticut Coast Sunset Cruise - New London

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    6:00 pm. Please arrive fifteen minutes before your cruise for boarding.
  • Departure Details :
    City Pier, New London
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable


Get ready for the weekend and unwind on these Thursday evening cruises sailing along the Connecticut Coast. Help raise a sail - or a glass! - as you watch the sun set over the bow. Awarded Yankee Magazines Editors' Choice for Connecticut Coastal Cruises. Assorted hors doeuvres included along with coffee, tea, hot cocoa, lemonade and water. Feel free to BYOB.


  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water

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Celebrate summer with a sunset and a schooner. What more could you ask for? We'll serve assorted hors doeuvres and non-alcoholic drinks. Feel free to BYOB.
Our sail plan depends on the wind and tide-- we'll follow the best sailing conditions in the waters of Fishers Island Sound and Long Island Sound. Depending on conditions, we may sail past New London Ledge Lighthouse, Historic Fort Trumbull and Fort Griswold, the historic waterfronts of New London and Groton, Avery Point Light, Fishers Island, and/or New London Harbor Light. In great conditions, we may have views of Race Rock Light as well.

The Mystic Whaler docks at historic City Pier, 35 Water Street, New London, CT behind the train station. We do not send/mail/ship tickets. We will have your name on our boarding list, please just check in at the boat 15 minutes before your scheduled sail time.

Originally built in 1967, the 110-foot Mystic Whaler carries 3,000 square feet of sail and meets all Coast Guard standards for safety. Our sailing plan depends on the winds and the tides in order to give you the very best sailing experience. Passengers may have the opportunity to haul on a halyard, see several lighthouses, and take in the sights of the Connecticut coast.


  • Local taxes
  • Appetizers
  • Beveragesincluded: coffee, tea, hot cocoa, lemonade, and water (feel free to BYOB)


  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Alcoholic drinks and soda (feel free to BYOB)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Guests must be able to climb small sets of stairs to board the ship and to access the restroom

Operates in most weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Refunds will not be issued if cruise is missed due to late arrival