Sailing is one of the most romantic activities, as it often entails colorful sunsets, gentle breezes, and tying significant others to pole masts. Examine sailorly knots with today’s Groupon to Seacoast Sailing. Choose from the following options:
- For $99, you get a public two-hour sailing adventure for two (a $200 value).
- For $159, you get a public two-hour sailing adventure for four (a $400 value).
- For $999, you get a private half-day charter for up to 36 people (up to a $2,082 value, including tax and gratuity).<p>
Seacoast Sailing presents sweeping skyline views to guests on Boston Harbor tours aboard the spacious New Horizons, a 60-foot custom-designed and Coast Guard–certified Tortola Motorsailer. The voyage departs from East Boston and weaves through the harbor’s more than 30 islands for pentagonal views of historic Fort Warren and glimpses of undeveloped wilderness such as Hangman Island’s bird sanctuary, populated by half-drawn stick figures gathering vowels for the winter. During the two-hour cruise, guests sip on complimentary soft drinks and nibble on snacks and candy as they marvel at Little Brewster Island’s 295-year-old lighthouse, Boston Light, capable of beaming light 27 miles into the Atlantic. For those who prefer adult beverages, Seacoast Sailing also permits its guests to bring soft coolers of 21-year-old beer or wine aboard.
Three-hour private jaunts secure all 50 feet of deck space and a full-sized galley, facilitating awed pointing and theatrical gestures from up to 36 people. For an additional $20 per person, groups can add a provision package that includes gourmet finger food and drinks.
Seacoast Sailing suggests weekend afternoon and sunset sails for public two-hour charters or weekend day sails for private half-day charters as optimal times. Weekdays are also available; visit here for a calendar of available times. After scheduling, Seacoast Sailing offers easy accessibility with free parking, a central location within walking distance from the “T,” and it’s reachable by water taxi.
Originally built to sail around the world, the New Horizons motorsailer now spends its days providing Maine hospitality to its guests while gliding along the scenic Northeastern coast of the United States. After boarding the sailboat, groups can take in the sweeping views of the New York Harbor, the Hudson River, and past the Statue of Liberty, while sipping drinks and savoring treats such as the classic Maine lobster roll, which can be purchased on board. Seafarers may also embark on special voyages, such as Lobster Day Sail picnics. With its spacious design, semi-private upper deck, and modern sound system, the New Horizons can handle events that range from large family gatherings to old-fashioned ocean-drinking contests.