Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Sail on the Clipper City

FreeSails on Clipper City!
USA's largest passenger sailing vessel

158' long Clipper City
Clipper City

PortSide NewYork, New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), and Manhattan By Sail Inc. are making available 550 free tickets for sails on the Clipper City Tall Ship, a 158' long topsail schooner.

The Clipper City Tall Ship will depart from Pier 11, Atlantic Basin, next to the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal. The ship can take up to 145 passengers at a time. Rides are about one and a half hours long and will depart on the following days and times:

Fri 4/30 10:00 a.m.
Sat 5/1 10:00 a.m.
Fri 5/7 10:00 a.m.
Sat 5/8 10:00 a.m.

As of Fri 4/16/10, 240 free tickets will be distributed via the web here

If someone does not use the web, physical tickets are availableas of Fri 4/16/10 at the office of Brooklyn Community Board 6 (250 Baltic Street, between Court Street and Clinton Street) from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday to Friday.

Tickets are limited to two per person.

Tickets at Community Board 6 that have not been picked up 3 days before the sail, will become available on line.

Note: cars enter at Bowne + Imlay Street. Pedestrians can enter there or gate at Pioneer + Conover Streets.

This is inaugural event for the season. Other summer programs will be announced in early May.

More info on this program at our Maritime Hub Events page or call 718-852-0821.


Anonymous said...

Highly annoying -- all the tickets were gone by 10:10 this morning.

Lauren Young said...

Tix were actually gone at 10 a.m. ARRGH

oem hook said...

interesting post,thank you for your post

Medyum said...

Tix were actually gone at 10 a.m. ARRGH