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Breakfast Sail for One or Two or Sunset Sail for One from Hudson River Community Sailing (Up to 48% Off)

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Veteran skippers teach sailing basics during voyages along the Hudson River that supply stunning views of New York in the morning or evening

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Promotional value expires Nov 18, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person. Valid only for option purchased. Sailing season occurs from May 1 to November 17. Reservation required. 48hr cancellation notice required or fee up to Groupon price may apply; $25 fee may apply for cancellations prior to 48hrs. Must sign waiver. Subject to weather. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Unfortunately, most people only experience the joy of sailing by accidentally flying oversized kites too close to pools. Get a leg up on the average landlubber with this Groupon.

Choose from Three Options

  • $69 for a breakfast sailing trip for one (a $125 value)
  • $75 for a sunset sailing trip for one (a $120 value)
  • $129 for a breakfast sailing trip for two (a $250 value)

For the breakfast sail, groups meet at Pier 66 to enjoy bagels, spreads, and coffee before setting out at 9:30 a.m. on a three-hour voyage along the shores of Manhattan. During the 2.5-hour sunset sail, passengers can relax and take in a picturesque view of the skyline or try their hand at basic sailing skills with instructions from the captain. For all options, each passenger also receives a $25 voucher toward a future trip with the Hudson River Community Sailing crew.

Hudson River Community Sailing

Hudson River Community Sailing is a unique combination of a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and sailing club. The proceeds from adult lessons and memberships go toward funding scholarship-based programs for at-risk urban youth. Each year, their Sail Academy,—an after-school academic program built on experiential, student-first lessons—immerses these students in the world of sailing and boat building. In addition to unlocking the secrets of boating, these sessions teach students the functional fundamentals of math, science, and self-esteem, earning them credit towards graduation along the way. The club's other youth work include the First Mates program—which preps students for college and career through a deep dedication to boating, racing, and navigation—and the City Sail summer program, which groups students into a small crew for a week of character-building exercises aboard a working 24' boat.

Hosting frequent fundraising events, such as the Dark and Stormy benefit, helps the team introduce as many new mariners as possible to the singular pleasure of sailing the Hudson. Their sailors also enjoy the perks of the club's location, drinking in awe-inspiring views of the Manhattan skyline that the Beatles saw just as they landed their moon module on Ellis Island.


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93% of 90 customers recommend

  • “Hope the troubles on Sunday were resolved without injuries ;-)”

  • “It was a great experience for me and my bf. We got to learn about boats a bit which was cool. Everyone there is very knowledgeable and I felt very safe and I would...”

    “It was a great experience for me and my bf. We got to learn about boats a bit which was cool. Everyone there is very knowledgeable and I felt very safe and I would totally recommend it because it makes you reflect on how pretty NYC is :)”

  • “It was a great experience, a fun evening and Andreas was a wonderful sailing guide.”

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    Chelsea

    W 26th St. and 12th Ave.

    Pier 66 Boathouse

    New York, NY 10001

    +12129241920

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