Pioneer Your Ticket to Cool Breezes & Spectacular New York City Views

Your adventure awaits aboard NYC's only authentic historic schooner

NEW YORK  -- Do you have your sights set on a summer adventure? Then let the historic schooner Pioneer sail you into some summer fun!

The Pioneer’s regularly scheduled 2-hour daytime sails are the ideal way to escape the congestion and heat of summer in the city. Perfect for New Yorkers and visitors to the city alike, an excursion aboard the 127-year authentic historic schooner is your ticket to enjoy spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline, Empire State Building, Brooklyn Bridge, Statue of Liberty, and more. Cool breezes through your hair guaranteed.

Evening sails are perfect to wind down after a day of work or sightseeing under a canopy of stars while enjoying the romance and magic of Manhattan’s twinkling skyline on the horizon.

When you return to land refreshed and renewed, you’ll be mesmerized and relaxed feeling as if you'd stepped out of time.

The Pioneer, owned and operated by the South Street Seaport Museum, has been called one of the prettiest boats in New York Harbor.

Departs from South Street Seaport's Pier 16. Adults: $40.00. Seniors 65+ and children 3-12, $30.00. Comfortable attire and shoes recommended. For schedules, to purchase tickets and for more information, please visit or call New York Water Taxi at 212-742-1969.