Day Sails & Charters: Sail Pioneer!

South Street Seaport Museum announces Day Sails & Charters: Sail Pioneer!

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South Street Seaport Museum announces Sail Pioneer! See New York’s skyline the way it was meant to be seen, from the water. Board the 1885 schooner Pioneer and take a two-hour sail in New York Harbor. Available Thursdays-Sundays through October, guests board Pioneerat Pier 16 in the South Street Seaport and set off to see the sights of New York aboard this authentic historic sailing ship. Bring your family for an afternoon sail, a date for a sunset sail, or just yourself to enjoy history at sea. Bring a picnic and a bottle of wine to make it a truly unforgettable trip. No crowds, no cars, and no chaos; instead get a taste of the romance and adventure of the ‘Age of Sail’ aboard Pioneer.

 Regular admission is $32, and $28 for seniors and children under 12. Private charters of Pioneerare also available.  For more information or to make a reservation visit https://southstreetseaportmuseum.org/visit/street-of-ships/pioneer/.
For Charter information email charters@seany.org

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ABOUT THE SCHOONER PIONEER

Pioneer was originally built to carry sand from the mouth of the Delaware Bay to an iron foundry in Chester, Pennsylvania. In the days before paved roads, small coastal schooners such as Pioneer were the delivery trucks of the day, carrying various cargoes between coastal communities. Today, Pioneer plies the waters of New York Harbor helping to bring to life America’s maritime heritage.

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ABOUT SOUTH STREET SEAPORT MUSEUM

South Street Seaport Museum is a non-profit cultural institution located in the heart of the historic South Street Seaport district in New York City. Founded in 1967, the South Street Seaport Museum preserves and interprets the history of New York as a great port city. Designated by Congress as America’s National Maritime Museum, the Museum houses galleries and performance spaces, working nineteenth century print shops, a maritime library, a maritime craft center, and a fleet of historic vessels that all work to tell the story of “Where New York Begins.”

 

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