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Argia Mystic Cruises

12 Steamboat Wharf, New Location, Mystic, CT 06355
+1 860-536-0416
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Spectacular sailing on Fisher's Island Sound

Of course, like all weather dependent activities, this is not a good choice for a rainy, miserable... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Waterford, Connecticut

Loved the sailing and scenery. Fun stories from the mate, Norman (think he must have swallowed a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Portland, Maine
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Sail away on a relaxing cruise aboard ARGIA, an 81-foot traditional sailing ship. Enjoy islands, lighthouses, and fresh air. Ticket price includes snacks and soft drinks. You may bring your own picnic basket, beer or wine. US Coast Guard inspected. Gift Certificates available. Charter the whole ship for your private event.
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  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sunset cruise” (33 reviews)
“mystic river” (30 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
12 Steamboat Wharf, New Location, Mystic, CT 06355
+1 860-536-0416
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Of course, like all weather dependent activities, this is not a good choice for a rainy, miserable day, but with decent weather this relatively new vessel (recreation of an older schooner) offers spectacular sailing (or motoring in the unlikely event of no wind). Reservations a...More

Thank pisces025
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the sailing and scenery. Fun stories from the mate, Norman (think he must have swallowed a book about rum running). Trip was sunny warm most of the time and the fog rolled in fast at the end(like it was chasing us)surrounded us...eerily mystical not...More

Thank schildpete
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One day in town and I want to sail. Booked this sail at 9am today and 3:30 they call and cancel due to expected fog. There was no fog! Sat on the beach all afternoon and watched for fog. Nope, no fog. I had all...More

Thank Hardy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely sail, they let you bring your own drinks and you learn a little about the history around Mystic, CT. Sail boat was lovely and was perfect amount of time for a little cruise around Mystic River.

Thank 11Stef
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked the sail at the last minute and was glad we did. Beautiful sailing ship and the crew was very attentive and knowledgeable. We pulled out at about 3:00 and went as far as the bridge when the crew was informed we have to turn...More

Thank Maureen A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We recently took the sunset sail on the Argia and had a wonderful time. We packed appetizers and wine and enjoyed the points of interest and historical anecdotes offered by the crew. A great way to get on the water, especially for those with limited...More

Thank Corinne R
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This was a wonderful way to spend my birthday! My husband and I booked the 5:30 PM sunset cruise on Sept. 13th. This beautiful schooner set sail on time with a crew of 3 and a full group of happy passengers. The crew was friendly...More

Thank lisapN1575JV
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

A fantastic sail on the schooner Argia. We loaded quickly & were given a short safety talk. Down the scenic Mystic River we powered & as soon as possible the 3 sails were set & the engine was turned off. One of the crew enthusiastically...More

Thank Carolsailor
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I love to sail, but don't have any sailing skills or a sailboat. The Argia is a wonderful solution to this problem. The ship is captained by a very knowledgeable young woman . The sail leaves from the bridge in Mystic Ct....More

1  Thank Meg T
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We were recently in Mystic and decided to take the afternoon sail. It was a great way to get an orientation of Mystic as we were only in town for one day/one night. The crew on the sail boat were a great group of guys...More

Thank CindyImperial_NE
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Questions & Answers
11 April 2017|
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Response from SchoonerARGIA | Property representative |
Hi! The 2017 ticket prices are: $50 Adult (18-59), $47 Senior (60+), $40 Child. Our 2017 Sailing Season begins May 5.
13 August 2016|
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Response from Pugsley2015 | Reviewed this property |
$47. Season starts May 5, 2017.
22 December 2015|
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Response from JerryH9905 | Reviewed this property |
AS answered, the owners are two women who take turns sailing the ship. During the sail, you will be offered some light snack and soft drink. The captain, mates, and owner are all very cordial and professional.