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Shearwater wine tasting boat trip

While away a lazy Sunday afternoon sipping wine, sampling cheese and sailing aboard the Shearwater, a beautiful historic schooner. Drift down the Hudson admiring the spectacular skyline of Manhattan, including the Empire State Building and the Brooklyn Bridge while you learn about the magical science of wine. Set sail on this lovingly restored 82-foot sailboat for a cruise around Manhattan. With her spacious seating, beautiful fittings and attentive crew the Shearwater makes the perfect vessel to set sail in for a memorable day on the water. Expand your taste horizons with a range of divine wine and cheese pairings that will delight picky palates and wine philistines alike. Our resident wine expert introduces a variety of fine wines each week, picked from some of America’s oldest and best-known cellars. Swirl, sniff, sip and savour in style on this stunning vintage vessel while you take in New York from the water. When you’re not quaffing and nibbling, just glance up to discover the many gems of the harbour that await. From Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants first set step on American soil, to the Statue of Liberty watching over them, the views are breathtaking. Pass under the neo-gothic splendour of Brooklyn Bridge and cruise around green Governor's Island. You’re in safe hands as we get up close to the historic monuments of Manhattan. Channel all the frivolity and fun of the 1920s with this great introduction to New York and to wine tasting. This casual, fun and informative trip promises a laid-back luxury experience of a lifetime. While away a lazy Sunday afternoon sipping wine, sampling cheese and sailing aboard the Shearwater, a beautiful historic schooner. Drift down the Hudson admiring the spectacular skyline of Manhattan, including the Empire State Building and the Brooklyn Bridge while you learn about the magical science of wine. Set sail on this lovingly restored 82-foot sailboat for a cruise around Manhattan. W Address or meeting point: South side of North Cove Marina - World Financial Center, Battery Park City on the Hudson River between Vesey Street and Liberty Street. Duration: Approximately 2 hours Start or opening time: Sundays at 4:30pm Other: * Please note you must be 21 to participate in the wine tasting. * Wine, beer, soft drinks, snacks and cheese included. * The Shearwater will sail in light to moderate rain. If severe weather prevents sailing the trip will be rescheduled. * Names of passengers must be given at time of booking. Once voucher has been exchanged for tickets, the tickets are non-refundable. If you wish to reschedule a booking for any reason, please do so at least 24 hours before sailing time, subject to a rescheduling fee payable directly.