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Schedule for all but Aug 3:
8:15-8:45 Board the WW Durant at Pier 1, downtown Raquette Lake
8:45-9:05 Water taxi to Pine Knot
9:10-10:45 Pine Knot Guided Tour
10:45-11:00 Board the Durant at Pine Knot dock
11:00-1:00 Luncheon cruise with historic commentary
1:00 Dock at Pier 1 (in time to make the 1:30 guided tour of Sagamore if you’re interested)
Schedule for Aug 3, which includes a sojourn to St. Williams & a Bob Milne concert:
8:10-8:30 am Board the WW Durant for water taxi ride to St. Williams
8:30-8:50 Cruise to St Williams, built in a890 by William West Durant
9:00-9:30 Tour the 100 yr+ church; National Register of Historic Sites, 2005; site of the original village of Durant, NY www.stwilliamsonlongpoint.org
9:30-10:00 Walk through the meadow to Pine Knot, situated on the south shore of Long Point
10:00-11:30 Guided tour of Pine Knot, the first Great Camp and home to Collis P Huntington of Southern Pacific RR fame Camp Pine Knot
11:30-12:30 Bob Milne ragtime music piano concert in Pine Knot dining hall. Bob Milne is considered to be the best ragtime/boogie-woogie pianist in the world. He was filmed and documented for future generations in 2004 during three days of interviews at the Library of Congress, and was declared a “National Treasure” at the conclusion. www.bobmilne.com
And in case you wondering what boogie-woogie sounds like, have a listen! https://youtu.be/60VIl7vv4o8
12:30-12:40 Board the WW Durant, tied up at Pine Knot dock
12:45-2:30 Lunch cruise with historic narration
AUG 3 $68 pp inclusive of meal, tax, gratuity, guided tours
Limited to 56
Boarding at 1:30. Reservations not required. Lower enclosed cabin heated. Cash bar. We can’t guarantee the snow, but we can guarantee a blast to close the 2018 season.
Happy Father’s Day! We’ve scheduled two Father’s Day Certified Angus Prime Rib cruises on the 18th. The first one has been booked by Yankee Trails Tour Company. Though they will occupy most of the seats, there is still some space available, if mid-day works best for you.
Reservations required. Book online or, if by phone, credit card required to hold reservation.
Besides the prime rib, one other protein (either chicken or pork), 1 carb, 2 veggies, fresh fruit, salad, baguettes and butter, dessert.
You asked for it. We listened. Karaoke with Mitch Frasier. Board 5:00-6:00. Sail 6:00-8:00
Mitch will play the first 1/2 hour and then it’s your turn!
McCraith has committed. We don’t have many details yet so all we can do is ask you to save the date and check back often to see what menu and beers we’re pairing.
To give you an idea of what we do, here is a menu from a previous beer pairing dinner cruise:
Join us for our 3rd Annual July 4th Weekend Jimmy Buffett party where Parrot Heads Rule!
Everyone loves 4th of July weekend! join us for BBQ- as American as Apple Cobbler!
Reservations required. Book online or by phone. The first 56 reservations are guaranteed seating inside in case of inclement weather. If the weather is nice, up to 75 people can picnic and sail on either the upper deck or in the dining room. Two food stations, both upper deck and in dining room, will be set up weather permitting. Food station(s) will be open at initial boarding, 11:30.
Monday, July 3, is traditional dining since it’s a holiday weekend.
Sailing 5:30-8:30. Reservations required. Meal choice required. Book online or, if by phone, hold reservation with a credit card & pay with credit card or cash upon boarding.
View the dinner menu options. The Chef’s Choice options for July 3rd TBA. And of course, other entree choices include Certified Angus Beef, chicken breast w/ sardi sauce or coriander-encrusted fillet of salmon, grilled and served with fruit salsa.
Looking for something different to do on Tuesday, the 18th of July?
Consider a wine pairing luncheon cruise in conjunction with Montezuma Winery. Montezuma produces many fruit based wines but also makes drier wines as well! Come experience some new wines paired with a delicious menu!
Reservations required. Limited to 64 people. $65 pp inclusive. 4 courses – 4 different beers.
Course 1- Thai noodle salad paired with Permanently Visiting Saison
Course 2- Smoked BBQ brisket slider with warm cornbread paired with Stealth Buddha Scotch Ale
Course 3- Grilled pork chop with a roasted tomatillo chili relleno sauce & jimaca slaw paired with Lake Hopper Double IPA
Course 4- Carrot cake with cream cheese frosting paired with Bear Road Coffee Stout
Wine Pairing Dinner Cruise featuring Dr. Konstantin Frank wines on Friday night, August 25. We’re developing the menu now. Check back soon to see what we’ve come up with.
“We are proud to be New York’s Most Award-winning Winery since 1962. We won an incredible 129 gold medals in 2013, the most we’ve ever won. The number of accolades our Finger Lakes winery wins each year is a testament to our quality of wines.”
What do you get for your $78 per person?
2017 Menu Dr. Frank Wine & Chef Jim Food Pairing Cruise
Because we cancelled our scenic excursion on Sat Sept 2 for the Beer Tasting cruise we scheduled one for Fri the 1st so as not to disappoint people. Reservations not required. Board 1:30. Snacks and adult beverages (plus NA) available for purchase.
Here’s what to expect for your $30 per person: