Fall Foliage - Sailing Excursion to Long Island Sound - Plus Wine Tasting/ Pumpkin Picking - Sunday, October 11
Sunday, October 11, 2009 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)
Fall Foliage - Sailing Excursion to Long Island Sound
Plus: Afternoon Wine Tasting/ Pumpkin Picking, Long Island's North Fork
Join us for a 2 hour adventure aboard the oldest Oyster Sloop on the country.
This will take place at the most beautiful harbor in Long Island Sound.
Be as much hands on as you like, or just relax and enjoy the ride:
You will have the opportunity to steer the boat and participate in all aspects of sailing.
After sailing, we will head further east to Long Island's North Fork to enjoy a picnic lunch and wine tasting at one of the Premier Local Wine Makers.
Following the wine tasting, we will head over to one of the local Farmer's Markets to pick a pumpkin or two on your own, or just buy one at the stand; fresh corn or the cob, home made pies and other fall specialties available also.
For you to bring: Sandwich, water, sun lotion, hat, sunglasses.
Dress in layers.
8.00 am Upper West Side or Union Square
8.10 am Upper East Side
Returning: ca. 5.00 pm or sooner
Additonal info on the Ship:
A 40-foot gaff rigged sloop, the oldest oyster sloop in America and a National Historic Landmark. She was originally built in 1883 for Captain William Smith in Glenwood Landing, New York for the purpose of harvesting oysters in Oyster Bay and Cold Spring Harbor. Over her 120 years, serving not only as an oyster dredge but also as a cargo carrier and live-aboard between Connecticut, New York and New Jersey.
When & Where
We are an energetic and friendly club dedicated to offering the best outdoor adventures. All of our events are designed to ensure that everyone is involved and has a great time. Whether it is hiking in a lush forest, canoeing down a crystal clear river or galloping on horseback along the sandy beaches, we offer a personalized approach so that you gain the most out of each trip. Our goal is to provide a simple, convenient way to escape the concrete jungle for a day of fresh air, fantastic views and memorable interaction with other like minded individuals who share a passion for the outdoors.