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Enjoy a ride around the islands.

Bahamas Sailing Adventure

7 Day Itinerary aboard Liberty Clipper
  • Explore the Out Islands
  • Learn how to sail and steer
  • Encounter unique wildlife
  • Kayak, snorkel, or paddle board
Kayaking, Sailing Schooner, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Wildlife Viewing
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Set sail for new horizons on a barefoot 7-day cruise in the Bahamas. On the 125-foot schooner, the tall ship Liberty Clipper, explore the Out Islands of the Bahamas from this majestic windjammer. Be welcomed aboard by expert crew who are there for your safety and enjoyment. From qualified Captains …
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Zakim Bridge reflection on the Charles River in Boston

Boston to New York

7 Day Itinerary aboard Liberty Clipper
  • Visit Nantucket Island
  • Explore Martha's Vineyard
  • Relax at Cuttyhunk Island
  • Enjoy wine tasting on Long Island
Local Market, Sailing Schooner, Urban Exploration
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Scoutthe islands of New England on this 7-dayisland hopping coastal sailing voyage from Boston to New York. This trip mixes the best of laid back barefoot style cruises with a little adventure.Take a stroll through historic Faneuil Hall or head over to the north end for a taste of Little Italy in …
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Schooner Race

Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race

5 Day Itinerary aboard Liberty Clipper
  • Experience the thrill of the race
  • Enjoy some night-time sailing
  • Savor the chef's wonderful food
Festivals, Sailing Schooner, Small Ship Cruise
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Join the Liberty Clipper on this 5-day racing cruise, sailing amongst a fleet of tall ships and schooners as you race from Baltimore to Portsmouth. This adventure includes a parade of sail and a crew party in Baltimore, and the schooner race and the awards ceremony with pig and oyster roast in …
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Aerial view of New York City at dusk

New York to Baltimore

5 Day Itinerary aboard Liberty Clipper
  • Explore New Jersey's coast
  • Visit the Delaware River
  • Discover Baltimore
Sailing Schooner, Whale Watching
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Set sail on the Schooner Liberty Clipper on an adventurous 5-day cruise sailing from New York City to Baltimore. Visit the famousNew Jersey Coast and the lovelyDelaware Bay.This cruise mixes the best elements of a more relaxed "windjammer-style" cruise with an offshore element to bring …
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Oct 037Boston to New York
Oct 095New York to Baltimore
Oct 145Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race
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Max Passengers: 24
Ship Type: Sailing Vessel

The Liberty Clipper is rigged as a traditional gaff-rigged schooner. She carries three head-sails, or jibs. In addition, the sailing ship has a fore-sail and main-sail. The Liberty Clipper's size ensures safety and comfort aboard during a sailing vacation. Enjoy time on the main deck during the day without having to worry about the sails. If shade is preferred, there is plenty of space on the vessel in the shadow of a sail or spar.

Life on board your sailing vessel:
Each cruise is a once in a lifetime sailing vacation where daily guests wake to the smell of freshly baked breads from their home on the sea. Nothing compares to setting sail each morning for a new harbor and a new adventure.

The main deck of the Liberty Clipper is spacious and beautiful. There is ample seating and find a place to relax and enjoy each day while a guest on this sailing vessel.

While the Liberty Clipper is traditionally rigged, she also carries modern comforts and amenities. The ship carries almost 1,000 gallons of fresh water and has a water-maker aboard so that hot-showers are available. Each of the passenger areas aboard the ship has a well-appointed bathroom with shower.

It is really just like being at home. A stay aboard the Liberty Clipper will be comfortable and enjoyable. Notice the attention to detail and care with which the ship is maintained - this same level of care is offered to all guests. The Liberty Clipper was specifically configured to maximize the comfort and enjoyment of guests.

Caribbean dining:
A professional Chef is aboard the ship during your sailing cruise to provide home-cooked meals daily. All cruises will also feature a Caribbean Lobster Bake. There are fresh baked breads each morning, local seafood, fruits and other local favorites. The Liberty Clipper is renowned for her great fare and guests will never leave hungry.

The ship has 12 cabins with accommodation for 24 guests. Each cabin is appointed with yellow pine paneling providing a warm and comfortable feel. Cabins are fitted with comfortable linens, towels and soaps. If something is forgotten at home, such as sunscreen, toothpaste, or even a toothbrush, don't worry, there are extras on-board so that you can get back to enjoying your vacation!

Each cabin aboard the Liberty Clipper includes:
- 2 bunks
- Linens and Blankets
- Pillows
- Bath towels
- Beach towels
- Vanity with sink
- Hanging hooks
- 110v outlets
- Reading light for each bunk
- Skylight
- Fans

Sailing vacation activities:
During your cruise, enjoy access to all common areas of the vessel. On a ship this size, there is ample space to find a quiet place. Help the crew sail the ship by raising sails or even taking a turn at the helm under the careful supervision of the experienced US Coast Guard licensed captain.

During your sailing cruise, enjoy access to other small boats. High-quality inflatable sea-kayaks are available for exploration. Each kayak is large enough to comfortably seat two people and still provide storage space for towels and/or snorkeling equipment.

Also, sail the Classic Catspaw Dingy - a beautiful 13-foot sailing dingy custom made in Newfoundland, Canada by master craftsmen. This beautiful boat can be sailed or rowed. Any of the crew will be happy to teach guests how to skipper this beauty.

- Ship Registry: United States of America
- Certification: US Coast Guard Passenger Vessel
- Vessel Rig: Gaff Rigged Topsail Schooner
- Homeport: Boston,MA (Summer); Nassau,Bahamas (Winter)
- Length Overall: 125 feet
- Length of Deck: 87 feet
- Waterline Length: 76 feet
- Draft: 8ft (board-up) / 14 ft (board-down)
- Beam: 27 feet
- Mast Height: 108 feet
- Freeboard: 5 feet
- Sail Area: 4300 square feet
- Gross Registered Tonnage: 99 tons
- Vessel Displacement: 163 tons
- Auxiliary Power: Detroit 6-71
- Hull: Steel
- Deck: Douglass Fir
- Masts: Steel
- Spars: Douglass Fir
- Crew Compliment: 9 Near-coastal / 12 Offshore
- Designer: Charles Wittholz
- Year Built: 1983
Accommodations aboard the Liberty Clipper
Standard Cabin
4 cabins located on the port and starboard sides of the midship area, with two single-size bunks, skylight hatch, and close access to a shared bathroom.
Cabins aboard the Liberty Clipper
Premium Cabin
3 cabins slightly larger than standard cabins with single sized upper bunk, wider lower bunk, skylight hatch, and access to a shared bathroom.
Accommodations aboard the Liberty Clipper
Private Bath
5 cabins with single sized lower bunk, wider upper bunk, skylight hatch, and private attached toilet and shower room.
Liberty Clipper deck plan
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