Sailing in Union City


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  • SideTour - Leisure
    Sound Excursions describes their carefully curated group experiences as "field trips for adults." It's easy to see why: every outing takes groups to a new realm of Washington, whether it's the frothy shores of Puget Sound, inland forests and mountains, or tables at Seattle's thriving restaurants. The events held at these diverse locations range from culinary workshops on topics such as sushi-making and moonshine-tasting, to adventurous excursions with whitewater rafting or kayaking, to laid-back themed party cruises. For many outings, luxury transportation is provided.
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    422 Main Street
    New York, NY US
  • Circle Line Downtown
    The Statue of Liberty is one of the most enduring symbols of American freedom. The other, of course, is speed. The Shark Speedboat Thrill Ride combines both, cutting across the water and kicking up waves while giving passengers a thorough view of Liberty Island. As an added bonus, the ride even stops briefly for photo ops.
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    89 South St.
    New York, NY US
  • Classic Harbor Line
    With its three classic yachts—the schooner Adirondack, the schooner America 2.0, and the luxury yacht Manhattan—Classic Harbor Line lets passengers experience what it was like to sail New York's waters during a time long past. The boats, which are reminiscent of the vessels that cruised the waters in the past two centuries, show off magnificent views of the modern-day Manhattan skyline, as well as views of historical landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty. Locals and tourists alike relax and sip champagne and cocktails while taking in the unique sights New York has to offer. The boats set sail for various sight-seeing tours, day trips, private charters for office events, and special events, including a sushi and sake sail featuring sushi prepared by Iron Chef's Morimoto. Classic Harbor Line prides itself on providing a luxurious and hospitable cruising experience.
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    Chelsea Piers, Pier 59 West 18th & the Hudson River
    New York, NY US
  • Sailors NYC
    Located on Pier 25 in TriBeCa-downtown Manhattan, Sailors NYC lets its members experience the thrills of owning their own 30-foot sailboat?just without the worries of docking, fuel costs, maintenance, and other hassles. City-confined sailors of all experience levels and qualifications can enjoy members and private sails during sailing season (May 1?October 31), take a charter, or hone their skills in classes with American Sailing Association-certified instructors. These sailing adventures pass by destinations such as the New York Harbor, the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and the downtown Manhattan skyline. Membership at Sailors NYC also means sailors get access to cruises, international sailing vacations, and other activities throughout the year.
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    225 N Moore St.
    New York, NY US
  • 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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    W 26th St. and 12th Ave.
    New York, NY US
  • New York Sailing Center
    Just a subway train's throw from Manhattan, City Island seems like a different world?tree-lined banks and sprawling waters that stretch toward the New York City skyline and out into the open Sound. New York Sailing Center's owner Captain Stephen Glenn Card touts the location for its absence of man-made disturbances such as wind shears and strong currents. Captain Card has taught since the 1980s, and continues to lead multiday immersive-sailing classes for everyone from beginners to advanced cruisers and navigators. Throughout the years, they have developed a fine-tuned training system that combines in-classroom instruction (including practice with a large, moveable boat) and on-water obstacle courses within Eastchester Bay and Long Island Sound. Atop these waters, students practice on Beneteau sailing boats ?twin-rudder vessels that can accommodate beginner's mistakes, and are also the only boats to receive endorsements from a national sail training organization, such as ASA or US Sailing. As students progress, instructors teach more advanced skills such as bareboat cruising and navigation. They even take some of their brightest pupils on sailing trips to destinations such as Italy or Captain Hook's retirement home.
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    10 Centre Street
    City Island, NY US

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