Columbus Day Weekend Schooner Race

Columbus Day Weekend Schooner Race

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Columbus Day Weekend Schooner Race Summary

Event Overview: Participants aboard the America 2.0 this Columbus Day weekend will be in awe over the beautiful workmanship that is put into this vessel. Hold on tight as you race through the Harbor, each day offering a different course, racing off at the 12 pm gun! Along the route, passengers will have the opportunity to see many famous and historical  sites , including, The New York skyline, Battery Park, the Statue of Liberty, and Ellis Island.

What to Expect: Prepare for an awesome Columbus day weekend adventure!

  • Lunch will be served onboard the vessel (included with ticket purchase) offering sandwiches, fruit, chips, dessert. Help yourself to beer, wine,champagne, soda and water offered at the bar.
  • Gratuity is not included in the ticket price. We suggest a 15% gratuity, and parties of 12 or more guests will be contacted to provide credit card information for a 15% gratuity charge.

Inside Knowledge: Parking is available at Chelsea Pier. To access the turn in for parking you must be south-bound on the West side HWY. Parking fees are up to 3 hours for  $22 and up to 4 hours for $34. We highly suggest doing the 4 hour option as the entire trip is about 4 hours. It is advized to arrrive early as it is Columbus Day weekend and will be very busy.

Event Hints:

  • This race takes place rain or shine this Columbus day weekend!
  • Dress warm! It is already chilly in NYC and it will be even colder on the water.
  • Age Limits: Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Children under the age of 10 are not allowed.
  • Unfortunately it is not handicap accessible.

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Columbus Day Weekend Schooner Race

Until Oct 14


Chelsea Piers (Pier 62)
W. 22nd and Hudson River
Manhattan, US
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Event Dates

Oct 12,2013 - Oct 14,2013

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Don't miss out on the oppurtunity to race the Columbus Day Weekend aboard the America 2.0!

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Event Quick Facts

Quick Facts:

  • This race is only running Columbus Day Weekend Saturday through Monday, however the Classic Harbor Line runs tours year round!
  • The America 2.0 was built in 2011 in Albany, NY and was designed after the famous schooner America, which was built in 1851.



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