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World Ocean School Aboard the Denis Sullivan

Local non-profit, the World Ocean School, via the 137' schooner Denis Sullivan, provides engaging and hands-on programs at sea which empowers students from a variety of backgrounds, providing a platform where they feel strong and appreciated and which motivates them to be engaged community members. A replica three-masted, wooden, gaff rigged schooner originally from Milwaukee, the Denis Sullivan offers 2 hour harbor cruises throughout the summer that are open to the public.
World Ocean School Aboard The Denis Sullivan in Boston

World Ocean School Aboard the Denis Sullivan

Boston, Massachusetts
Distance from hotel: 0.59 miles

Plan Your Visit


  • Open daily, seasonally


  • Varies


  • Boston Harbor Cruises
  • Summer Ambassador Program
  • Student School Programs
  • How often does the Denis Sullivan sail in Boston Harbor?
    Two-hour harbor sails take place multiple times each week.  Please consult their website for the latest schedule -
  • Are snacks and drinks available onboard the Denis Sullivan?
    Yes, snacks are available onboard and they also sell a variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.
  • Is the Denis Sullivan accessible?
    Please give the World Ocean School team a call to see if they can accommodate your needs. They can provide assistance with boarding and disembarking but they would like to learn more to confirm that guests will be comfortable onboard.
  • Is certain attire necessary aboard the Denis Sullivan?
    There is no required dress for sunset sails. The crew recommends wearing comfortable shoes, as the deck sometimes shifts during the sail and guests will have the option to assist crew in raising sails.