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Clipper City Twilight Sail

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Manhattan by Sail
from $36.00


Embark on the Clipper City from New York City with the wind behind your sails for an amazing view of the Statue of Liberty as the sun falls behind Ellis Island. All aboard New York’s largest operating tall ship for a two hour sunset sailing adventure. The Clipper City Twilight Sail departs from the south end of Battery Park and heads out into New York Harbor to watch the sun sink behind our beloved Lady Liberty. Of course, you will be able to see views of the city and the world’s best skyline.

It is especially magical to be able to see it at twilight as it lights up at dusk. Discount tickets for the Clipper City Twilight Sail are now available online at The Clipper City schooner is an interesting bit of history in itself; it was built in 1984 but is based on the original blueprint plans of a classic Pre-Civil War era schooner also named the Clipper City. The authentic original plans it was built on were loaned from the Smithsonian. However, it was recently refurbished and is now a green way to see New York City and sail through the harbor at sunset.

So, set sail, sit back, and relax in one of the many viewing areas on the boat and enjoy cocktails from the full service bar. You will be able to see all the sights of New York City and the New York Harbor from the spacious main deck, raised quarterdeck, or stroll around to get 360 degree views of New York City at Twilight. is now offering discounted tickets at great prices for the Clipper City Twilight Sail, book your sail with us today!


Why Go?

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A beautiful evening on New York Harbor aboard the largest tall ship in New York where you will get to see the sunset, do some sightseeing of the city, and drink refreshing cocktails from the full bar.

The Clipper City is a schooner based on the original blueprint plans loaned from the Smithsonian. It is a classic, just like the New York City sunset you will be able to watch sink behind the Statue of Liberty. Other amazing New York City sights and landmarks will be lit up as the sun sets making for a romantic and awe inspiring tour that is perfect for anyone in the Big Apple.

Additional Information

Tuesdays - Sundays at 7:00 PM, April 24th - May 31st
Daily at 7:00 PM, June - August
Daily at 6:30 PM, September - October 11th

Guests must call Manhattan by Sail to confirm their sail at least two to three hours in advance of the event. Information will be provided on voucher received once purchased

2 Hours

All ages are welcome. Everyone needs an admission ticket.

The City Clipper sets sail rain or shine.
To reschedule your sail, you’ll have to give a 48-hour notice to Manhattan by Sail.

Take photos of the silhouette of the Statue of Liberty as the sun goes down.
You may bring food on board.
If you’re looking for a specific date, book a few weeks in advance.
Dress according to the weather predictions.
Observe the deckhands to learn some nautical knowledge.
Tips are welcomed by the servers and deckhands.

Hotel Transfers
The City Clipper is handicap accessible.


Battery Park
New York, NY 10004