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Cruise Boston Harbor on our 67 Foot Tall Ship Schooner

From US$32.00
Highlights
  • Great views of Boston skyline from the water
  • Day or sunset sails available
  • Hands on sailing experience
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Cruise Boston Harbor on our 67 Foot Tall Ship Schooner
From US$32.00
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Liberty Star Sail 2:30pmMost Popular
Come aboard for an 90 minute sail in the harbor aboard the Liberty Star. Help the crew raise the sails and even take a turn at the helm! Enjoy beautiful views of the city skyline and harbor islands.
US$32.00
Liberty Star Sail 10:30am
Come aboard for a 90 minute sail in the harbor aboard the Liberty Star. Help the crew raise the sails and even take a turn at the helm! Enjoy beautiful views of the city skyline and harbor islands.
US$32.00
Liberty Star Sail 4:30pm
A 90 minute late-afternoon sail in the harbor aboard the Liberty Star. Help the crew raise the sails and even take a turn at the helm! Enjoy beautiful views of the city skyline and harbor islands.
US$32.00
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Overview

Experience Boston from the water with this schooner harbor cruise. Sit back and relax or grab a line and help the crew hoist the sails. Your experienced captain will choose a 90-minute route based on wind direction, heading to the outer harbor for views of Fort Independence and the Boston Harbor Islands, or sailing toward East Boston to see the Charlestown Navy Yard, Old North Church, and more.

What to Expect

You can find the Liberty Star by Central Wharf next to the New England Aquarium in Boston Harbor.  Sailing times vary as we offer a wide variety of experiences so be sure to check the product list. 

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 Star 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.  

For harbor sails and sunset sails, 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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1 - 5 of 14 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lots of fun

Very laid back and fun crew. It was amazing to be on a tall ship under sail. At one point, a large vessel went by and created quite a wake. The Captain hollered, "prepare for Ocean conditions" and told everyone to hold on. He expertly...More

Thank leendaw
LibertyFleet2018, Owner at Liberty Fleet of Tall Ships, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We love hearing about experiences like that! We are very glad you had a great time and thank you for sailing with Liberty Fleet (and for taking the time to leave a review to let others know about us). Cloudy D

Reviewed 1 week ago
excellent fun!

the skipper and mates aboard our schooner were very fun and excellent at guiding the boat! I was super grateful that they waited for a member of my party who was parking. Also, what a lovely tour of the Boston harbor. high recommend!

Thank Juliet J
LibertyFleet2018, Owner at Liberty Fleet of Tall Ships, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review AND the five stars. We are very glad that your group had a good time onboard. Come back soon and thanks for recommending Liberty Fleet of Tall Ships! Cloudy D

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shocking "bait and switch" practice

We had booked, paid for, and had confirmed a trip at 2:30pm on Aug 16 and a few weeks later notified by Viator that it had been cancelled "due to a charter". After some hassle Viator refunded our money so we went ahead and booked...More

3  Thank Drugb
LibertyFleet2018, Owner at Liberty Fleet of Tall Ships, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

By operating two ships we are usually able to accommodate passengers when one or the other is chartered. Unfortunately this did not work out for your group, despite there being three other sail times available that day. Liberty Fleet of Tall Ships contracts with TripAdvisor...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fantastic tour with an amazing crew

From the young lady who checked us in to the professional and entertaining crew, it was an adventure full of memories. Welcomed aboard by Jack, Jimmy and Captain Kyle, we set sail on time. The safety briefing and amenities were explained and off we went...More

Thank jamesamorrison
LibertyFleet2018, Owner at Liberty Fleet of Tall Ships, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so glad to read that you and your family had a great time onboard. We are proud of our crew and really appreciate it when others feel the same way. Thank you so much for the five stars AND the kind words. We...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fun, Friendly and Enjoyable

We had fantastic 90 minute sail on Boston Harbor. The captain and crew created a fun and relaxed atmosphere, and we had a great time. We caught a great breeze and enjoyed beautiful views of the Boston skyline and Castle Island. Even on a hot...More

1  Thank Tom E
LibertyFleet2018, Owner at Liberty Fleet of Tall Ships, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with others here on TripAdvisor. We are always glad to hear that we have succeeded in making our guests happy. We thank you for the kind words AND those five stars. We do...More

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