Classic full keeled sloop


Choi Lee/ Luders Sloop (1972)


  • 30 feet

  • 6 guests

  • 2 cabins

  • 1 heads

  • Captained



Ideal for cruising and sightseeing. Comfortably accommodates 6 plus a crew of 2. Diesel engine for when the wind is calm. Plenty of deck space and a swim ladder for our trips to Long Island, Sandy Hook and Breezy Point.


  • Manufacturer
    Choi Lee/ Luders
  • Model
  • Year
  • Guest Capacity
  • Cabins
  • Single Beds
  • Double Beds
  • Bathrooms
  • Number of engines
  • Horsepower per engine


Each charter is captained by a USCG certified skipper with a 50 Ton Masters License


  • Stove / grill
  • Stereo AUX input mp3 hookup
  • Autopilot
  • GPS
  • Dining
  • Cocktail parties
Navigation & Safety
  • Autopilot
  • GPS
  • VHF Radio
  • Tender/Dinghy
  • Depth finder
  • Life jackets
  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Binoculars
  • Stereo AUX input mp3 hookup
  • Stove / grill
  • Inverter
  • Dining
  • Cocktail parties

17 Reviews

  • Erika
    Sept. 24th, 2018

    For our annual staff retreat we were lucky enough to take a trip with Walter and his daughter! It was absolutely the perfect way to end a day and we could not have been happier with the outing. One of our staff is a little nervous on smaller boats but Walter and his daughter were so kind and comforting as well as steering the boat beautifully to catch the sunset. We could not be happier with how the boating went and had a wonderful time.

    Walter was also wonderful communicating prior to the trip. I had been quite nervous about booking the boat as the first for the organization but he was immensely helpful answering all of our questions and going above and beyond with the time he spent chatting with me.

  • Oded
    Sept. 19th, 2018

    Choosing Walter was the best decision I have made!

    Walter was very freindly throughout the sail and made sure that me and my friends are having a great time:)

    Will highly recommend Walter for an intimidate fun and memorable sailing experience!

  • Michel
    Sept. 9th, 2018

    I proposed on the boat and everything went amazing. Walter did all that he could to help and make it a wonderful experience. Also he has a lot of knowledge of the history of New York.

  • Stefanie
    Sept. 3rd, 2018

    Walter is super cool, chill and masterful! We mused over the technical proficiency one needs to sail versus motor-boating, and I loved the entire experience and technicalities of being on his boat. The wood is beautiful, the backdrop even more. What more can one wish for? Thank you Walter!

  • Alicia
    July 30th, 2018

    My friends and I sailed with Walter recently for my best friend’s bachelorette event and we all had an AMAZING time.

    Walter was so kind and he was very responsive prior to the sail. The day was gorgeous and the bride-to-be felt very special. I will definitely sail again with Walter.

  • Jeffrey
    July 16th, 2018

    Captain Walter helped me plan my proposal on his boat last Thursday. Walter and I spoke on the phone before the trip and planned it all out, including when and were I would pop the question. I couldn't have done it without Walter and it wouldn't have been as special. It was truly an amazing night on the water. He was extremely knowledgeable and helpful. I would HIGHLY recommend Captain Walter.

  • Marius
    June 24th, 2018

    It was a pleasure to sail with Walter. Experienced and friendly. Highly recommend him.

  • Morvan
    Oct. 16th, 2017

    We had a great day.
    Walter was very helpful and accommodating before the trip and peaceful and knowledgable about the city during our half day onboard.
    I went with 3 friends, my wife and our 3 year old daughter. It was her first time on a sailing boat and having a very calm and confident captain made us feel safe from the 1st minute.
    Walter advised us to go in the evening, departing in the day time and coming back in the night time so we could enjoy very different views and atmospheres. it was a great piece of advice!
    Thank you very much Walter. We can't wait to come back sailing on the Hudson!

  • Lee
    Oct. 8th, 2017

  • Anatoliy
    Oct. 2nd, 2017

    We've had an amazing sailing thanks to Walter, who was able to put it together at the last moment. He was very timely, professional, and helpful. I can't recommend him highly enough!

  • Jeff
    Aug. 27th, 2017

  • Angelique
    July 31st, 2017

    I booked Walter and his boat for a sail from 5pm-9pm for my boyfriend's 28th birthday. It was us 2 and 4 of his friends. Walter had a very warm welcoming personality that made for an amazing sunset cruise. He talked to us about boating, about the area, and some of his personal experiences. The boat was very clean and held the 6 of us plus Walter with ease. We brought our own food and drinks but Walter had a cooler for our use. This was our first time using Sailo and chartering a boat in general and I would definitely recommend Walter and his boat for any type of sail, romantic, recreational, or educational.

  • Guillaume
    June 12th, 2017

    Walter is a great captain and he has a great boat. Overall 5 stars, we all loved the experience and will certainly come back to sail with Walter!

  • Nicola
    Nov. 7th, 2016

    Thank you so much. We had a great day.
    Look forward to using Sailo again soon!

  • Natalie
    Nov. 6th, 2016

    Walter was nothing but friendly and kind to me and my friends, who had come to New York for the week and were looking for a few wonderful things to do. This was by far the highlight of their trip, with stunning views and an incredible sail around New York. Walter was beyond generous to us, and such an interesting and lovely person!

  • Nick
    Nov. 3rd, 2016

    Loved it! Walter was great. Amazing evening on the water!

  • Sara
    Sept. 11th, 2016

    I chose this boat for my 30 years old birthday afternoon party and the result was simply amazing!
    The boat was very nice, it had everything i was expecting and it was very clean. But most of all, Captain Walter was really one of the best skipper I've ever been with for a boat trip. He offered himself to bring extra cooler for the food and drinks that me and my guests wanted to take with us; he let us decide what kind of trip we wanted to do; and he let us feel completely comfortable in his boat. He is a great Captain as well as a great person. I definitely recommend him and his boat to everyone who wants to enjoy a nice sailing experience around in the NY city area!

Boat Owner


Member since June 2016

I have skippered boats in the Caribbean, Belize, Croatia, Italy, and various places in the US. My credential include a USCG 50 Ton Masters License, as well as ASA Instructor credential up to and including Advanced Coastal Cruising.
I do charters in NY Harbor - it is a body of water of which I am very familiar. In addition, I am a survivor of the World Trade Center attacks of September 11, 2001. Obviously speaking about 9/11 is not appropriate for tours where people are celebrating or just relaxing, but can add a lot to tours where there is a real interest in the history of downtown Manhattan.

Response rate: 80%
Response time: within 11 hours

Location and Destination Guide

Usually this boat operates around New York, NY.

New York City looks great from the ground, but that view from the water is something else! Jump aboard a Sailo boat rental from the Big Apple and experience the thrill of the sea - and snap plenty of incredible pictures.


It might not be the first thing you think of when finding things to do in New York City, but renting a boat for a full day or just a few hours is a truly memorable experience.

Customer Questions & Answers

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Does the price listed include tips?


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No, gratuity is not included in the price above and is at your discretion. It is recommended between 10% - 20%.
by Janet on July 10th 2018


Will a refund be issued with bad weather?


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If weather conditions are deemed to be unsafe, please contact the boat owner to reschedule or work out a refund for the boat rental.
by Janet on July 10th 2018


Can I rent for 6 hours that is not listed?


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Get in touch with us at We will help you with customizing the duration of your booking.
by Janet on July 16th 2018


Do you have food?


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For this boat rental, food and beverages are not provided. Guests may bring whatever provisions they'd like onboard. If you use a liquor delivery service, the beverages can be delivered and brought onboard by the boat owner.
by Janet on July 23rd 2018
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