F. Scott Fitzgerald's 1925 classic, The Great Gatsby  was set on "that slender riotous island" otherwise known as Long Island. Join us on a boat tour of the bay that ignited Fitzgerald's imagination and become familiar with the peninsulas of West Egg (King's Point) and East Egg (Sand's Point). 

Yacht clubs founded before the turn of the 20th century grace the harbor and continue Port Washington's yachting tradition. The homes of such legendary businessmen as Carl Fisher and John Hay (Jock) Whitney stand as they did in the days of the Prohibition. Try to envision where Gatsby's mansion might have stood and exchange stories of "the roaring twenties" on Long Island - a microcosm of the U.S.'s pre-WWII revolution in manners and morals. 

This 90-minute tour of Manhasset Bay and Long Island Sound is $25 for adult tickets, half-price for children 10 years old and younger.

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Payne Whitney built this stone-front and timber 14-room boathouse for his son John Hay "Jock" Whitney circa 1928. Cars, boats, his seaplane and trophies were housed here.

2014 Dates Are Available - Please book online

The tours board at the appointed hour (below) and figure about 2 hours duration from boarding to disembarking. All tours are Saturdays as follows:

June 14 -- noon
June 21 -- 2 pm
July 19 -- noon
August 23 -- 2 pm SOLD OUT

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