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Sailboat rides on a restored 1888 oyster sloop. Sailing from the Snapper Inn Restaurant overlooking the beautiful Connetquot River in Oakdale. Offering public trips as well as private charters on the Great South Bay.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
500 Shore Dr, Oakdale, NY 11769-2300
+1 631-865-9005
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

Even with very little wind, a late afternoon sail on this classic Oyster Sloop is a must for boating enthusiasts and anyone interested in the maritime history of Long Island. The boat is a 60 foot working sloop built in 1888 crewed by volunteers from...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Ralph B
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The Priscilla is a restored 1888 oyster sloop that is run by the Long Island Maritime Museum. You get picked up behind the Snapper Inn Restaurant in Oakdale for a 2 hour sail in the bay while the captain of the boat gives all sorts...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 30 June 2016

Great staff - they were having such a good time taking us out on the water and telling us history of the Bay, answering our questions, giving anyone who was interested a chance to steer the vessel. On a day with good weather it is...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Jane O
Reviewed 25 May 2015

My husband loves to sail and I am not that crazy about it....however went on Sunday May 24th....weather forcast said it would be warm and sunny...it turned out chilly, windy and overcast......the crew was very welcoming and the captain gave us the history of the...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Margaret O
Reviewed 19 July 2014

We sailed on the Priscilla (Long Island sound oyster sloop) run by the Long Island maritime museum. The crew are all volunteers and they are fabulous. They not only sail this ship but explain its history. It is a national historic landmark. It cost us...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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17 June 2018|
Response from mikeinoakdale | Property representative |
Thanks for your interest in the Priscilla. We sail from the Snapper Inn Restaurant 6 days a week, with Mondays off. There are 2 sailings today; 1 PM and 4 PM. Any questions feel free to call me @ 631-321-9005. Thanks, Mike... More