BYOB Tall-Ships Viewing-and-Sailing Excursion for Two from Seacoast Sailing in New London Harbor (Up to Half Off)

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BYOB sailboat excursion grants up-close views of tall ships, USCG, and Navy vessels; event celebrates bicentennial of War of 1812

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Promotional value expires Jul 9, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 5 per person, may buy 5 additional as gifts. Limit 10 per visit. Online reservation required 12hr in advance. 12hr cancellation notice or fee up to Groupon price may apply. Must be 21 or older to consume alcohol. Subject to weather. BYOB valid only for beer and wine. Must arrive 30 minutes prior to departure; reservations held until 10 minutes prior to departure. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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 this Groupon.

$99 for a Two-Hour BYOB Tall-Ships Sailing Cruise for Two (a $198 value)

During Sailfest, the billowing white sails of tall ships stand out against the summer sky while commemorating the bicentennial of the War of 1812. To see these tall ships in style, passengers board a 60-foot Tortola motorsailer for an excursion around New London Harbor that gives up-close views of the more than 20 ships that were sent to the harbor to commemorate the 200th anniversary of both the War of 1812 and "The Star-Spangled Banner." Patrons can take advantage of the BYOB policy and swig their own libations while feasting on provided snacks.

Other events, such as the Parade of Sail, opening ceremonies at Fort Trumbull, live music, and War of 1812 reenactments will also be taking place throughout the weekend.

Boat sail at 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m., and 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 7, Sunday, July 8 and a morning sail on July 9. Upgrades are also available for an additional fee, such as special tall-ships tours, sunset tours, and longer or specialized outings that include light fare, beer, and wine. See the schedule for more information and available dates.

Seacoast Sailing

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.

Customer Reviews

Great for a birthday party or anniversary celebration.
Michael S. · September 2, 2014
The staff were friendly & helpful. The music playing during the cruise set a good mood. The duration of the cruise was perfect. All in all, a wonderful treat, will definitely bring my next round of tourist friends :)
Lisa F. · September 28, 2013
great time but very windy
Bill J. · September 26, 2013
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