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Shearwater New York – Vintage Yacht Harbor Cruise with Brunch

  • When does it run?
    24 Apr - 18 Oct: Sunday and Saturday
  • Start time
  • Duration
    2 hours
  • 2-hour cruise on board a vintage yacht
  • English-speaking skipper/ guide
  • Champagne brunch
COVID-19 Safety guidelines
  • Adult (13+)
  • Child (0-12)

Key Highlights

  • The perfect way to spend Sunday morning
  • Sail past the iconic New York skyline on a 1920’s vintage yacht
  • If you wish you can take part in some hands-on activities such as raising the sails or taking the helm
  • A delicious champagne brunch will be served on board
  • Experience the tour like a local and get the insights.


Treat yourself to an excellent Champagne Brunch aboard an elegant vintage schooner and sail around New York Harbor in luxury and comfort.

Relax on deck as the graceful 82-foot ‘Shearwater’ puts her shoulder to the breeze. As you glide though the water you’ll see the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge and Manhattan’s famous skyline.

Enjoy a delicious menu.

What better way could there be to spend a summer Sunday morning?

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    24 Apr - 18 Oct: Sunday and Saturday

  • Duration

    2 hours

  • Start time


  • Meeting Point

    Make your own way to South side of the North Cove Marina, Behind World Financial Center, Hudson River.
    Meeting Point: See on map
    Please report at the meeting point 30 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

  • Ending Point

    The tour ends at the starting point


  • The Shearwater New York – Vintage Yacht Harbor Cruise with Brunch. starts from North Cove Marina, where you will board the elegant vintage schooner Shearwater.

    Built at the height of Roaring Twenties, 82-foot Shearwater was the personal yacht of Charles E. Dunlap, a prominent New York City industrialist. She is superbly maintained, with sparkling paintwork, polished brass portholes and chrome trim. Her large Rangoon teak decks offer plenty of space for sitting and relaxing.

    You will sail quietly past the Statue of Liberty, the Brooklyn Bridge and the historic sites of New York Harbor. You can admire the famous Manhattan skyline as you revel in the wind-powered elegance of this vintage ocean cruiser. Depending on the winds and tides, the captain may sail up the Buttermilk Channel or out to the Verrazzano Bridge, which spans the ocean entrance to the Harbor.

    As the sails fill and you cruise along, you can enjoy an excellent Champagne Brunch. The delicious menu includes:

    • Smoked Salmon with Sliced Tomato, Onion and Capers
    •Assorted Bagels with Cream Cheese, Butter and Jams
    •Granola and Yogurt Parfaits
    •Assorted Fruit
    •Banana Breakfast Loaf
    •Roasted Tomato, Gruyere and Field Green Croissant Sandwiches
    •Scalloped Potato, Caramelized Onion and Thyme Muffins
    •Market Vegetable Quiche
    •Tea/Coffee Service
    •Unlimited champagne

    At the end of your delightful sail, you will be dropped back at the start point.

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • 2-hour cruise on board a vintage yacht
  • English-speaking skipper/ guide
  • Champagne brunch

Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the cruise to confirm the details.

Voucher Information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed version copy of their voucher.

Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are available onboard. This tour is wheelchair accessible.

Hands on activities available such as taking a turn at the helm and help raise the sails.

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have
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