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Schooner Excursions, Inc

3 N Franklin St, Seneca Harbor Park Pier, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1251
+1 607-535-5253
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Romantic Cruise

Beautiful excursion on the schooner featured in the 1956 movie "High Society". This is the only... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2016
Richard F
Nice relaxing boat ride. Get to enjoy the the Seneca Lake from within.

Nice relaxing boat ride. Get to enjoy the the Seneca Lake from within. Not the newest yacht out... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
New York City, New York
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Sail on the vintage 1926 John Alden Malabar VII Schooner "True Love" that was featured in the 1956 movie "High Society". Docked at the Watkins Glen Seneca Harbor Park Pier, Schooner "True Love" charters daily on the deep blue waters of beautiful Seneca Lake. Coast Guard Certified for up to 22 passengers Schooner "True Love" sets the perfect scene for your relaxing getaway. Tour on our latest addition to the fleet, "M/V REMEDY" is an Oldport 26 Tour Boat. Enjoy an educational Eco-History Tour, a Winery, Brewery & Distillery Tour or relaxing Sightseeing Tour of Beautiful Seneca Lake. Docked next to the Watkins Glen Seneca Harbor Park Pier.
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
3 N Franklin St, Seneca Harbor Park Pier, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1251
+1 607-535-5253
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

Beautiful excursion on the schooner featured in the 1956 movie "High Society". This is the only Alden yacht I have ever been on and it was every bit as beautiful as expected. Captain Bill was extremely friendly and knowledgeable during the length of of this...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Nice relaxing boat ride. Get to enjoy the the Seneca Lake from within. Not the newest yacht out there of course, hard wooden seats, noisy engines, but still relaxing after a day hiking the Watkins Glen Gorge. You get to enjoy breathtaking scenery around the...More

1  Thank Manny2425
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We sailed on Seneca Lake starting at noon. The day and the wind were very nice. The air was hot, in the 90's but as soon a we left the dock the temperature seem to cool down. The crew made us feel comfortable with cold...More

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We were so lucky to pick a day that was not too hot and was windy. Captain Bill and the girls are extremely friendly. Even with the stronger winds the tilting of the boat was just very pleasant. Just the odd splash of spray if...More

Thank Tolroy
Reviewed 8 September 2016

A two hour relaxing tour of the south end of Seneca lake. Captain Bill, (yes the real captain Bill) is very knowlegeable about what he does. The crew is also excellent. The boat, truely a one of a kind is one you will never forget....More

1  Thank Robert M
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a beautiful sunset cruise on True Love. The staff was friendly and very helpful even prior to booking our sail. Wine and cheese on Seneca Lake watching the sunset was a romantic and delightful part of our trip. We loved it and will...More

Thank Donna G
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We went out on True Love on the Sunday of Labor Day weekend and had a great time. So relaxing! Recommend making reservations - it only seats 22. We had our 6 year old nephew with us and he got to "captain" the boat for...More

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 6 September 2016

THIS IS AN ABSOLUTE MUST!!! Amazing sunset sailboat ride on a beautiful lake. The crew was attentive, served complimentary fresh fruit, cheeses, bottled water and soda and for a cost wine and beer. We shared a ride with Lisa and Josh, the boat owners who...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely people, lovely ride! It was a great sunset cruise included complementary drinks and appetizers.

1  Thank Ser R
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Even without a lot of wind, the two-hour sail was relaxing, informative and comfortable. Even the most cautious passenger would be relaxed on this lake adventure. The crew was efficient with drinks and chat. The Captain was capable and knowledgable of the boat and the...More

Thank Bobbie7
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17 September 2016|
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Response from Mark712Home | Reviewed this property |
I can't answer that.
Roger S
31 August 2016|
Response from nancysam2016 | Reviewed this property |
The name of the boat is "True Love". It (the boat) is a historic schooner that appeared in a few Hollywood films.
Roman C
4 September 2015|
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Response from Keith H | Reviewed this property |
Children are welcomed and entertained. During our excursion, they took turns steering.