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Perth Amboy Sails on the AJ Meerwald  June 19-21

Enjoy a 3-hour cruise around Raritan Bay on New Jersey’s official Tall Ship

Thursday, June 18—open deck reception to welcome the Meerwald to Perth Amboy

Friday, June 19—  1pm Sail:  Raritan Riverkeeper Bill Schultz will point out  landmarks in Perth Amboy, South Amboy and Staten Island, and trace the development of Bayshore towns and industries, and the impacts on the estuary. $45 per person.

Friday, June 19—5pm Sail:  New Jersey singer-songwriter Christine Deleo performs songs of the sea and other music. $65 per person.

Saturday, June 20—9am Children’s Sail:  the crew demonstrates basics about the schooner and sailing, kid-style. $26 Children/$52 Adults

Saturday, June 20—1pm Sail:  Rutgers scientist Dr. Beth Ravit tells the story of the Eastern oyster, which thrived in the NY/HJ Harbor until the early 1900s, and explains the NY/NJ Baykeeper’s  current efforts to reintroduce this important species to the estuary. $45 per person.

Saturday, June 20—5pm Sail:  Popular local folk singer Spook Handy will provide musical entertainment as the sun sets. $70 per person.

Sunday, June 21— 9am Sail:  Fathers’ Day pancake breakfast served by the ship’s crew as you sail around the bay. $50 per person.

Sunday, June 21— 1pm Sail:  Bring Dad out to hear historian Douglas Aumack tell the story of the pirates that once roamed the waters of the Raritan Bay and Arthur Kill, plying their lawless trade. $45 per person.

 

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Hudson River Sails on the AJ Meerald

Thursday, July 18 - Sunday July 21

 

All sails depart from the Alpine Boat Basin unless noted.

Thursday, July 18

  • 9:30am - Hudson River Battlefield Tour- Skyline Sail, $70 per person. Stories of the American Revolution in, on and around the Hudson River. Also learn about marine creatures' battle to survive in the Hudson. Sail between Liberty State Park & the Alpine Boat Basin. Featured speakers include Dr. Angela Cristini of Ramapo College and Kevin Tremble, Immediate Past President, Crossroads of the American Revolution Assn.  Includes motorcoach from Alpine to Liberty State Park.  


Friday, July 19

  • 9:30am - Children's Sail, $26 child (ages 5-12), $52 adult. See fish, crabs & creatures of the Hudson River with a Tenafly Nature Center environmental educator. An easy, relaxing sail for parents & fascinating hands-on learning experience for kids.
  • 1:30pm - Children's Sail, $26 child (ages 5-12), $52 adult. See fish, crabs & creatures of the Hudson River with a Tenafly Nature Center environmental educator. An easy, relaxing sail for parents & fascinating hands-on learning experience for kids.
  • 5:30pm - These are the times... to Relax and Unwind
    $65 per person. Enjoy Folk Music and Sea Shanties with Thaddeus MacGregor, Performer at the Kearney House & Tavern.  
     

Saturday, July 20

Sunday, July 21

 

Registration opening soon, please email ANJEC or call 973-539-7547 for more information.

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