Sunset Sailing Cruise On A Tall Ship In Boston Harbor

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 2 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    Liberty Star sails from 6:30pm to 8:00pm Sunday through Saturday Liberty Clipper sails from 6:00pm to 8:00pm Sunday through Saturday Please note that it is important to arrive  15-20 mi.. read more
  • Departure Details :
    The Liberty Fleet of Tall Ships Boston sailing ships depart from Central Wharf next to the New England Aquarium at Central Wharf in Boston.  
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable

Overview

Come aboard the "little sister" of our tall ship fleet, the 67-foot Liberty Star orboard the 125-foot schooner Liberty Clipperand take a trip back in time You'll be charmed by our fleet from the moment you set foot on board. Find your favorite spot on deck from which to enjoy the Boston Harbor skyline and settle in for a relaxing sail to escape thehustle and bustle of the city, or use some muscle and haul up sails and maybe even take the helm! Perhaps you'd like to sing a shanty or two with the crew? You will gain a whole newperspective of Boston on this unique sailing experience. Talk about photo ops! This is an ideal way to get out on the water for 1.5 hours to 2.0 hours. Day sails, sunset sails, or Sunday brunch sails are amongst the offerings or unleash your inner pirate and come aboard for the Saturday evening Rum & Revelry Cruise. Also check for Special Events.

Know More about this tour

You can find our ships, the Liberty Star & the Liberty Clipper, by Central Wharf next to the New England Aquarium in Boston Harbor.  The Liberty Clipper departs the wharf at 6:00pm and the Liberty Star leaves at 6:30pm.  
As the day comes to an end and the sun is close to setting, your captain will get the ship underway and point the ship into the wind.  At this point you can sit back and relax or ... flex some muscle!  Feel free to hoist the sails - grab the line and help us HAUL AWAY to raise the main sail, fore sail, and jib!  You'll get to experience a little of what it is like to sail a traditional schooner with everything operated by hand.  An experienced captain and crew will tend the sails while you enjoy beautiful views of Boston Harbor.  Depending on the direction of the wind, we might sail toward the outer harbor and you'll get a look at Fort Independence, watch planes taking off or landing right over our masts from Logan International Airport, and view the Boston Harbor Islands. Or we might head over by East Boston, visit the Charlestown Navy Yard - home to the USS Constitution, and glimpse the white steeple of Old North Church in one of Boston's oldest neighborhoods, the North End.  Once your sunset sail has you nice and relaxed, the crew will tie up again where the trip began and we hope your energy is restored for further evening fun.
For sunset sails, drinks and snacks can be purchased on board and a bar is set up as well.   It can get breezy out on the water so it is helpful to bring a light sweater or jacket (some Liberty Fleet merchandise is available for sale onboard).  And yes, there are bathrooms (called 'heads' on ships!) below deck!

Inclusions

  • All activities
  • Sightseeing cruise
  • Sales tax included in price

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks can be purchased onboard - cash or credit card.
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities (not included but very appreciated)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required.  Please note, due to the nature of the vessel we are unable to accommodate motorized wheelchairs.

Minimum drinking age is 21 years.

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.


PLEASE NOTE:  Liberty Fleet of Tall Ships is unable to offer ticket refunds for cruises canceled due the whims of Mother Nature and the occasional inclement weather she brings to Boston Harbor.  Should this rare situation happen to your scheduled cruise, you will be notified and our office will gladly work with you to reschedule your cruise, so please give us a call at +1 617-742-0333 or send us an email to see which options are available.