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You're going to feel "right at home" the minute you step aboard the Nimble Nomad, our self-hire trawler. Cruise for $1,595 / week. Lazily traverse over 500 miles of the historic New York State Canal System - The Erie, Champlain, Cayuga-Seneca, and Oswego Canals. The Nimble Nomad Details: - 24-ft. - Mercury 40hp Outboard - Sleeps 2 + 1 - GPS equipped - Enclosed head - Solar shower - Full galley – fridge, stove, micro, coffee maker - Cozy aft deck with grill, bimini, screen enclosure U.S. Coast Guard recommended safety equipment is provided/installed. You’ll quickly get familiar with your vessel on a short orientation cruise. We’ll show you how to locate and operate all the equipment onboard, and how to operate your self-hire boat on the canal, and through the locks. You’ll be an expert in no time, and on your way to explore a fantastic, and historic journey along some scenic waterways. You set the pace, and pick the stops from some of our favorite itineraries, or your own if you like. Enjoy the scenery and nature, while listening to music, conversation, or just the tranquil sounds of nature, and the water slipping past the hull of your boat; while you cruise along one of the most historic waterways in the country. Take a picture, read a book, write postcard to friends....it’s all about slowing down to the pace of the canal and relaxing. If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.
We had a very enjoyable week on Nimble Nomad. The canal towns were very friendly and welcoming, as were Mark, Mark , and Holly. The Nomad, while very compact, was shipshape and well outfitted. She was easy to handle, comfortable and fuel efficient. We had a few rainy evenings which gave us the opportunity to explore her DVD collection; a few gems in there! Everywhere we went people fell in love with Nomad. Highly recommended!
We quickly became comfortable and relaxed in the Nomad. Traveling through the locks was straightforward and easily accomplished. You will find the lockmasters courteous and a ready source of information if/when needed. The Nomad provides everything necessary to give you a unique, relaxing and most enjoyable economical vacation. The towns along the way are very accommodating and the facilities are clean and well maintained. Pandemic safety precautions are comprehensive and routinely followed by all. Go for it!
Great experience. The Nomad is the perfect boat for two people to experience the Erie Canal. We had a great time. Each day we grew more confident and relaxed with
Week long, or multiple week long charters on the NY Canal system. All charters start on Monday at 2 pm and end onbefore Sunday at noon.
You’ll get directions to the departure location when you make a booking.
Full refund up to 30 days prior.
Experience with Outboard powered boats of similar size or larger, or sail with aux power is highly recommended. The Nomad handles much like a pontoon boat at 2 - 7 mph, and is subject to wind and current influence. Proficiency at handling a relatively high windage vessel near docks and in lock chambers will be valuable. You will have a chance to demonstrate your boat handling skills during your orientation prior to your departure We do not offer training, so you must be proficient at getting the vessel off the dock, out of the marina, and return to the marina, where you will back into our slip, and re secure the vessel to the satisfaction of the check out skipper.... you will have an opportunity to describe your skills in your booking response message...please be ready to demonstrate the skills you describe in your booking request.