Manhattan By Sail Launches Culinary Sail Program for Summer 2016 Haute- cuisine hits the high seas for four exciting NEW sails
New York, NY (August) Manhattan By Sail, New York’s premier sailing company, has teamed up with several of Manhattan’s hottest restaurants to provide a unique dining experience on the harbor. From July to September, Manhattan By Sail will feature customized, one night only menus curated by the teams behind Dante, Delicatessen,and The Meatball Shop .
The Clipper City, a 158-foot schooner, will circle the southern tip of Manhattan, providing a breath-taking sunset background for each meal. The ticket price includes a two-hour sail and a specialized menu. The summer dinner series schedule is the following:
- July 11th, Exploring the Italian Riviera with Dante
- August 22nd, Delicatessenand the Best of American Seafood
- August 29th, Have a Ball with The Meatball Shop
- September 12th, Dantereturns for another successful night
The Clipper City departs at 7pm at Battery, Slip 2 and sails around Governors Island, Ellis Island, and the Statue of Liberty.
About Manhattan By Sail:
Manhattan By Sail is New York City’s premier sailing company. It provides a wide range of public tours and private events throughout each season, serving over 60,000 customers per year. Tom Berton founded Manhattan By Sail in 2001 as a result of his love for recreational sailing and his recognition of the full potential that New York’s waterfront had to offer.
About Clipper City:
The topsail schooner Clipper City, is a 158-foot long sailboat with masts and rigging reaching up 120 feet from the deck. A replica of the lumber-hauling schooners that drove America’s industry more than a century ago, Clipper City was built in the mid-1980’s using plans purchased from the Smithsonian. Designed with her new cargo in mind, her decks are spacious and comfortable, with ample seating, a full bar amidships and a raised quarterdeck that allows for unparalleled views of the harbor.
Located at the crossroads of New York City’s vibrant SoHo and Nolita neighborhoods, Delicatessen has offered playful twists on international comfort food classics since its opening in 2008, keeping customers from New Yorkers to celebrities and tourists alike, coming back for more. Executive Chef/Partner Michael Ferraro’s menu offers something for everyone, from comfort food favorites like Buttermilk Fried Chicken to Italian-inspired hearty recipes like Giorgio’s Meatballs, as well as more health-conscious items like the vegan, raw Fresh Kale Salad. The menu is augmented by a creative cocktail program featuring seasonal favorites and year-round standbys, as well as a dessert menu of comfort food classics like Birthday Cake and Lemon Meringue Pie, all made with a Delicatessen twist.