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Harbor Cruise & Sail On Our 125 Foot Tall Ship Liberty Clipper in Boston

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    You can find the  Liberty Clipper by Central Wharf next to the New England Aquarium in Boston Harbor.  Sailing times are at noon Monday through Saturday and at 3:00 pm seven days a week.  
    Once all passengers are aboard, we'll point the ship into the wind.  At this point you can sit back and relax or ... flex some muscle!  Feel free to hoist the sails - grab the line and help us HAUL AWAY to raise the main sail, fore sail, and jib!  You'll get to experience a little of what it is like to sail a traditional schooner with everything operated by hand.  An experienced captain and crew will tend the sails while you enjoy beautiful views of Boston Harbor.  Depending on the direction of the wind, we might sail toward the outer harbor and you'll get a look at Fort Independence, watch planes taking off or landing right over our masts from Logan International Airport, and view the Boston Harbor Islands.  Or we might head over by East Boston, visit the Charlestown Navy Yard - home to the USS Constitution, and glimpse the white steeple of Old North Church in one of Boston's oldest neighborhoods, the North End.  Once the Liberty Clipper has you nice and relaxed, the crew will tie up again where the trip began and we hope your energy is restored for further city exploration.  
    Drinks and snacks can be purchased on board and a bar is set up as well.  It can get breezy out on the water (remember how you wanted to relax and cool off?) so it is helpful to bring a light sweater or jacket (some Liberty Fleet merchandise is available for sale onboard), as well as sunscreen.  And yes, there are bathrooms (called 'heads' on ships!) below deck!
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    My wife and I went on the ship for a Sunday brunch trip. This has to be one of the finest birthdays in 68 years! I highly recommend going on this trip while in Boston!

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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    My husband and I took this cruise around the harbor. It was such a better alternative to the typical motorized boats that offer similar tours. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves!

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Redrunner820
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We bought this excursion for an outing while on vacation from Georgia, for 9, all 9 of us has the same opinion. BORING, BORING, BORING. The ship motored out into the harbor did a 2 hour circle and came back in. They made an effort...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
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    LibertyFleet2019, Owner at Liberty Fleet of Tall Ships, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you for sailing with Liberty Fleet. We would like to point out that our harbor sails are not described as being narrated harbor tours but instead strive to provide our passengers with relaxation, the sounds of the harbor, views of Boston, and the opportunity...More

    Reviewed 5 July 2019

    This is the second time with this company. My 13 yo son and I toured with them in the Bahamas and now recently in Boston harbor. A very attentive crew, good food and drink. We will be returning to sail with them in 2020 in...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank SkydiveFred
    LibertyFleet2019, Owner at Liberty Fleet of Tall Ships, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2019

    Your review made us smile. Thanks so much for sailing with us and yes, Ben does know quite a few jokes and is already ready to tell you one. We appreciate the five stars and your taking the time to let others know about your...More

    Reviewed 4 July 2019

    Let's get real, it is a SAILING experience we purchased. We DID NOT sail. We MOTORED around the harbor for two (long) hours and that was it. Of course it was all due to Mother Nature - because, NO WIND! However, it is beyond belief...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank emiderek
    LibertyFleet2019, Owner at Liberty Fleet of Tall Ships, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2019

    We thank you for your feedback and appreciate that you chose to sail with Liberty Fleet. Our ships do go out on a regular schedule but sometimes the motor has to do most of the work as Mother Nature, as you said, does not always...More

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    21 September 2018|
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    Response from Cabbie004 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes. Great cruise, and excellent staff. Get one free, and inexpensive after that
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    Smorgan7095
    15 June 2018|
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    Response from ybgdess | Reviewed this property |
    The entire experience was about 2 hours, but part of that time is undocking and docking. So the actual cruise part may be around 1.5 hours. It was such a wonderful experience!!
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