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Clipper City Burlesque Sail

Highlights / General details

Our incredible new series, hosted by renowned entertainer Shien Lee with Dances of Vice, features a scintillating burlesque and variety show, drink specials and more...all with a backdrop that can't be bought. Get ready to bat your lashes... Cocktail service is available or you can order directly from our full on deck bar and flirt with our bartenders.

May 19th - Sailors & Sirens Swing

We’re starting off our summer burlesque sail series with a romantic Jazz Age nautical night featuring live performances by the beautiful Lady Alchemy, tap sensation Gin Minsky, MC extraordinaire Albert Cadabra and dance music of the 1920s, 30s and 40s DJ Vavavoon for the hoofers on board.

July 7th - Manhattan Nights 1976

The United States Bicentennial in 1976 celebrated America’s 200th birthday, and we’ve decided to party like it’s Independence Day 1976 on this sizzling, star-spangled patriotic sail, which will take us up close and personal with Lady Liberty herself. Never mind that it’s July 7th. Just get ready to get down.

August 6th - Night of the Ye-ye Girl / 60s Mod

It’s impossible to resist the underlying naughtiness of the 60s French ye-ye girl, the theme of our August burlesque cruise, featuring burlesque beat girls Rosie Cheeks, Jenny Rocha, Lil Miss Lixx and our host Albert Cadabra, with DJ Saiko Mikan spinning the best of French and Japanese ye-ye, British pop, and ‘60s garage rock. Come dance the night away with a head full of teenage dreams and innocence that begs to be corrupted.

September 21st *Rescheduled Date* - Cat’s Pajamas

We think you’re the cat’s pajamas, and that’s why we’ve programmed this special sail, where the dress code is either “cat” or “pajamas” -- preferably both. So slip into something a little more comfortable - vintage or modern - and join us for a sail by starlight as the summer heats up!

October 3rd - Jazz Age Blue Moon Sail

Closing our burlesque sail series is a final, romantic Jazz Age sail by moonlight, featuring burlesque by Hazel Honeysuckle, Lily Faye, and Odette Coquette, with Master of Ceremonies Bastard Keith, and dance music from the 1930s and 40s DJ Vavavoon. We know just what you’re there for.. so get out, get under the moon!


Transportation; Personal expenses; Gratuities.

Hours of operation

2016 Departures: First Thursday of each month throughout the sailing season at 9:45pm; 6/9, 7/7, 8/11, 9/8.


Approximately 2 hours.


Departs from a Slip 2 at the South end of Battery Park in Lower Manhattan just West of the Staten Island Ferry terminal and Battery Gardens Restaurant.

Participant restrictions

Guests must be 21 years of age or older to participate.


Tickets are not refundable and we do sail in light to moderate rain. If we cancel, it is due to severe weather and we’ll reschedule your sail at no charge. If you wish to reschedule, please do so at least 24 hours prior to the sail. There is a $10 rescheduling fee per ticket for rescheduling within 24 hours of the sail.

Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.

**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**

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