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  • A SAIL THROUGH TIME with BOSTON BY FOOT
  • NOW SAILING IN BOSTON HARBOR!

Harbor History Sailing Cruise on a Tall Ship

Quick Details

Adult Ages 13+
$45
Child Ages 2 – 12
$29
Child Under 2
Free
Prices are before taxes

Step Aboard the Liberty Clipper for a History Sail

Before Boston was a walking city, it was a sailing town. For most of Boston’s history, the harbor was the center of the city, and urban life was dominated by sailing ships. Step aboard the schooner Liberty Clipper and into that era with experiences recorded by those who lived it: a mother, merchant, sailor, cook, poet, preacher, privateer, diplomat, cabin boy, and others. The cruise follows the paths of ships like the Flying Cloud, Astrea, and Columbia, exploring how their voyages shaped Boston and helped industrialize the country.

Under sail (feel free to help the crew hoist the sails!), away from sirens and jackhammers, maritime history comes alive. Your guide is a docent from Boston By Foot who shares his/her knowledge of harbor history as you see Boston and its skyline from a whole new perspective.

What to Bring

Beverages can be purchased on board for you to enjoy during your sail. In order to respect social distancing,  our crew will take your order and serve our guests their drinks.  Cash bar available but drink tickets for contactless purchases onboard can be bought online along with your tickets. As it is usually cooler on the water, we also recommend bringing an extra layer such as a light pullover or jacket.

Liberty Fleet has Health & Safety procedures in place and is ready to welcome our guests onboard for a safe adventure offering plenty of fresh air, sunshine, and space onboard.  We sail according to the strict safety guidelines of the City of Boston. Tickets and drink tickets can be bought online ahead of your cruise if you would like contactless purchases so please take a look at our website or purchase your tickets at the booth when a crew member is present.