Special Event Harbor Tours with the Schooner Pride


By: Tour Management Editor
July 05, 2018

The Schooner Pride, Charleston’s only authentic Tall Ship cruise boat, transforms a Harbor tour from a fun excursion into something truly unique and memorable. It’s a tour experience where your mode of transportation just might be as lovely as the city itself!

The Schooner Pride, Sailing in Charleston Harbor

The Schooner Pride is a piece of sailing history that goes hand in hand with Charleston history: “Around the time of the city’s founding, a new type of boat design was being born: the schooner, which would remain the dominant design for the remainder of the wind era, until steam came along. The schooner is the quintessential American sailing vessel. The name is believed to derive from the “schoon,” a Dutch word that means “clean, handsome, or beautiful.”  The Schooner: an American Original

The Schooner Pride Special Event Evening Cruises  
Today, visitors board this thing of beauty known as the Schooner Pride for a variety of special event cruises around Charleston Harbor. These include Moonlight Sails (3 evenings each month), the Wine Tasting Sunset Cruise (a twice-monthly limited event), and Second Sunday Sunset Sails with Wine Tasting.

Moonlight Sail (three evenings each month)
Bask in the moon glow and feel the Harbor breeze in your hair as the classically beautiful three-masted Tall Ship the Schooner Pride takes you on a relaxed tour of Charleston Harbor by night. No schedule, no set course... just let the wind and tides take you! Wine, beer and champagne available for purchase.

Wine Tasting Sunset Cruise (a twice-monthly limited event),
Let Executive Wines of Charleston be your guide as you taste 4 to 5 varieties and learn the finer points of wine appreciation. Each cruise features a different selection of wines. There are also delectable hors d'oeuvres from Foodies Catering of Charleston SC. Wine available for purchase after tasting.

Sailing in the Evening on the Schooner Pride in Charleston Harbor

2nd Sunday Sunset Sail and Wine Tasting
In a gourmet destination such as Charleston, one wine tasting Harbor cruise is not enough! Join your host Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits for a wine tasting cruise that will delight your senses! Hors d'oeuvres by Charleston’s Foodies Catering provide the perfect accompaniment! Each cruise features a different selection of wines. Wine available for purchase after tasting.

Night Time is the Right Time on the Schooner Pride!
Join us for a Harbor tour like no other. Come aboard, help us man the sails, or just sit back and relax. Either way, as the sun sets west of the Ashley, the fun is just beginning aboard the Schooner Pride. Book your tour today!


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(843) 722-1112

Advance purchase strongly recommended.
Tours often sell out in advance.

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