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Clipper City Jazz Sail - New York

Clipper City Jazz Sail

See You in Spring 2021
Manhattan by Sail
REG $79 from $74


Set sail for LIVE jazz on a romantic evening under the stars on the Clipper City, the most charming schooner in New York City with Manhattan by Sail. Mix it up on your New York City vacation and enjoy an evening sightseeing sailing cruise while listening to live jazz music on the Clipper City schooner. So much New York history and culture are packed into this 1 hour 45 minute cruise with Manhattan by Sail. is now offering great price, discounted tickets for the Clipper City Jazz Sail. This is a live jazz concert cruise that takes you past NYC icons like the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, and the world famous New York skyline, all lit up spectacularly for the night.  

Enjoy fresh air and smooth sounds while enjoying New York City’s iconic sights by night. The Clipper City itself is a throwback of a New York icon; standing at 120 feet high and 158 feet long, the schooner was reconstructed using the original 1854 blueprints courtesy of the Smithsonian. The smooth jazz standards, blues ballads, and toe tapping favorites echo over the water as you sail into the night with the city that never sleeps alive in the background. The live music is provided by acclaimed jazz musicians Joe Cohn and Ian Hendrickson-Smith leading the quintet with other well-known guest musicians provided by a classic New York jazz club, The Jazz Standard. Book the Clipper city Jazz Sail today; you’ll cherish the sights, sounds, and memories of this New York City sailing adventure always.

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A relaxing cruise through NYC aboard a historic schooner with famous local jazz musicians playing genre favorites.

Take some time to see a different side of New York City, relax and enjoy live jazz music while seeing the sights like Statue of Liberty and the Brooklyn Bridge lit up at night. Experience a sailing aboard the Clipper City, a historic schooner made from the blueprints of the original ship that sailed these waters almost 200 years ago. This is the perfect romantic getaway from the hustle and bustle of the Big Apple.

Additional Information

Sails at 7pm and 9pm Wednesdays May 1 - October 31

1 hour and 45 minutes

All ages are welcome. Everyone needs an admission ticket.


  • Guests must call Manhattan by Sail to confirm their sail at least 24 hours in advance of the event. Information will be provided on voucher received once purchased.
  • 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.

Book in advance, there are limited Jazz Sails.
Arrive at least 30 minute before departure time, but earlier is recommended.
Check the weather report before to prepare for climate.
Watch the rising of the sails.
Tips are welcomed.

The City Clipper has access for handicap guests.


Battery Park
New York, NY 10004