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Argia Mystic Cruises

12 Steamboat Wharf, Mystic, CT 06355
+1 860-536-0416
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Short but sweet

Booked the sail at the last minute and was glad we did. Beautiful sailing ship and the crew was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Maureen A
Methuen, Massachusetts
Easy, stress-free way to enjoy Fisher's Island Sound!

We recently took the sunset sail on the Argia and had a wonderful time. We packed appetizers and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Corinne R
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Sail away on a relaxing cruise aboard ARGIA, an 81-foot traditional sailing ship. Enjoy islands, lighthouses, and fresh air. Ticket price includes snacks and soft drinks. You may bring your own picnic basket, beer or wine. US Coast Guard inspected. Gift Certificates available. Charter the whole ship for your private event.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 17:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
12 Steamboat Wharf, Mystic, CT 06355
+1 860-536-0416
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Reviewed yesterday

Booked the sail at the last minute and was glad we did. Beautiful sailing ship and the crew was very attentive and knowledgeable. We pulled out at about 3:00 and went as far as the bridge when the crew was informed we have to turn...More

Thank Maureen A
Reviewed 4 days ago

We recently took the sunset sail on the Argia and had a wonderful time. We packed appetizers and wine and enjoyed the points of interest and historical anecdotes offered by the crew. A great way to get on the water, especially for those with limited...More

Thank Corinne R
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a wonderful way to spend my birthday! My husband and I booked the 5:30 PM sunset cruise on Sept. 13th. This beautiful schooner set sail on time with a crew of 3 and a full group of happy passengers. The crew was friendly...More

Thank lisapN1575JV
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fantastic sail on the schooner Argia. We loaded quickly & were given a short safety talk. Down the scenic Mystic River we powered & as soon as possible the 3 sails were set & the engine was turned off. One of the crew enthusiastically...More

Thank Carolsailor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I love to sail, but don't have any sailing skills or a sailboat. The Argia is a wonderful solution to this problem. The ship is captained by a very knowledgeable young woman . The sail leaves from the bridge in Mystic Ct....More

1  Thank Meg T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were recently in Mystic and decided to take the afternoon sail. It was a great way to get an orientation of Mystic as we were only in town for one day/one night. The crew on the sail boat were a great group of guys...More

Thank CindyImperial_NE
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time I was ever on a boat with sails, so fun to watch be put up. The boat loads right where the draw bridge is so you get to see that as well. I had never seen the type of bridge that is seen...More

Thank pamalarickson
Reviewed 5 August 2017

My husband and I booked a last-minute sunset sail on the ARGIA. The ship docked at Steamboat Wharf, right in the heart of downtown Mystic. Our sailing included complimentary snacks (cheese and crackers) and lemonade, but the ship allowed for BYOB and food. (We brought...More

1  Thank CherryTravels17
SchoonerARGIA, General Manager at Argia Mystic Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

Hi! Thank you for your nice review. We want to be sure you know that the reason we don't have a separate recycling bin aboard is that our waste disposal company now does all the recycling separation at their facility. Hard to get used to...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Booked a last-minute sail on the Argia... so glad I did. Beautiful sail on the Mystic River into Fisher's Island Sound. Passed by many lovely houses and boats. Loved hearing about and seeing North Dumpling Island. Was surprised there were complimentary snacks -- nice touch!...More

1  Thank Atlantis87
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We did the 330pm cruise on a Saturday. It was beautiful. Crowded but enough room for everyone to sit (although not all seats had backs). The staff were funny and laid back. Talked some but not too much. They provided you with bags of chips...More

1  Thank dana9880
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11 April 2017|
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Response from SchoonerARGIA | Property representative |
Hi! The 2017 ticket prices are: $50 Adult (18-59), $47 Senior (60+), $40 Child. Our 2017 Sailing Season begins May 5.
13 August 2016|
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Response from Pugsley2015 | Reviewed this property |
$47. Season starts May 5, 2017.
22 December 2015|
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Response from JerryH9905 | Reviewed this property |
AS answered, the owners are two women who take turns sailing the ship. During the sail, you will be offered some light snack and soft drink. The captain, mates, and owner are all very cordial and professional.