On Thursday, June 20, 2019 you and a guest will have a once in a lifetime experience. Forget boundaries, on this Guest Chaser Experience for Two you will be in the inner realm of Sail GP. These are the best seats in the house bringing unparalled access to the race course on board a top-flight guest chaser boat. Follow closely behind the world's fastest and most technologically advanced wingsailed catamarans during the final practice race before the NYC Sail GP event.
This up-close encounter with gray whale mothers and their calves in Baja Magdalena is no ordinary experience. To add to the adventure you will kayak through mangrove forests, hike desert islands, and enjoy the Pacific's pristine beaches. You and your guest will share a cabin for six days and five nights aboard the National Geographic Sea Lion.
*Terms and restrictions: Prize valid January 17, 22, 27; February 1, 6, 11, 16, 21; March 7, 12, or 17, 2020 ONLY. Departure date is based on availability by Lindblad Expeditions and subject to holiday and other blackouts. Cabin booking and confirmation cannot be made until 45 days prior to sailing. Donation does not include air transportation; baggage/accident/cancellation insurance; items of a personal nature, such as alcoholic beverages, gift shop, etc; passport expenses; extension; and gratuities to ship's crew at traveler's discretion.
See Wild Baja Escape: The Whales of Magdalena Bay at https://www.expeditions.com/magdalena-bay/
*Photos by Ralph Lee Hopkins, Sven-Olof Lindblad, Rikki Conrad Swenson
You and seven guests will enjoy a private tour of The Explorers Club, the iconic international organization that promotes scientific exploration and field research. Complimentary signature Club cocktails will cap off the visit to the Club's landmarked Upper East Side townhouse filled with art and artifacts. The bar is open 6-9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, September to June. No expiration date.
Live Moth storytelling shows and the Peabody award-winning Moth Radio Hour boast an enthusiastic following. Standing-room only crowds attend shows worldwide and the podcast is downloaded more than 50 million times per year. Bid for six tickets to an event PLUS storytelling coaching by Stacey Curry.
*Restrictions: Tickets can only be used for StorySLAMs and winner must inform the donor which one they are attending at least eight days before the date of that SLAM. General age recommendation is 16+.
This pampering package features hair styling by co-owner Damien Miano and highlights by Tanya. Treat yourself!
*Restrictions: Expires 6/28/20
Two Admiral Passes for your choice of Hornblower's most popular cruises: the New York City Lights Dinner Cruise, featuring a three-hour sail, a decadent three-course meal, and dancing; or the Jazzy Champagne Brunch, featuring a two-hour sail, unlimited mimosas, and lavish brunch buffet.
*Restrictions: Call to make a reservations. Passes are subject to availability and not good on specialty cruises.
Bid on four prime seats aboard the Circle Line Liberty for the first New York Sail GP races on June 21. Spend three hours on the water with world class athletes and supercharged catamarans racing at speeds expected to exceed 60 mph. The spectator boat has exclusive access to a dedicated on-water prime viewing area, closer than any other spectators on the race area perimeter. Snacks and cash bar available.
*Restrictions: Tickets are non refundable and not transferable. Should the departure time be missed, no refunds will be granted. Meeting place is Midtown at Pier 83 and boarding will begin at 3:30 p.m. and the vessel will set sail at 4 p.m.
You are bidding on a crew position in the 2019 edition of the Gotham Multihulls Regatta, one of the most photogenic regattas of the season. On board Glenn Reed's Intruder, a Condor 38', a safe and comfortable trimaran with a top speed of 45 MPH, you will compete on courses along the shore of New York City. Saturday July 6 race starts in the lower harbor off Staten Island (tentatively Richmond Yacht Club) and ends in the upper harbor. Sunday, July 7 race takes place in the upper harbor (tentatively Brooklyn One 15 Marina) and ends back at Staten Island.
*Restrictions: Winner may participate on one or both race days, item does not include overnight accommodations.
Come out for a practice sail on Newport, R.I.-based Prospector, a Mills 68. Prospector competes in the Caribbean 600, The Transatlantic Race, Annapolis to Newport, the Fastnet Race, Middle Sea Race and Les Voiles de St. Barth.
*Restrictions: This event takes place on June 23 in Newport.
Enjoy a two-three hour dinner/cocktail cruise aboard the classic 28' foot Barnegat Bay Cat Boat Myth. Circa 1889, Myth is one of the oldest continuously sailed boats on the East coast. She is maintained in Bristol condition by a dedicated group of owners. Sit back and relax (or jump in sail the boat with us) with your family or guests while enjoying the beauty of Barnegat Bay and the Metedeconk River. Beer, Wine, Soft Drinks, and Lite Dinner Fare will be provided.
Meet and board Myth at the iconic Bay Head Yacht Club, located at the head of Barnegat Bay. The only requirement is that you arrive with a smile, and wear rubber soled shoes. Scheduling is flexible, from June through early September, and cruise route will be determined by wind and weather conditions. Final arrangements for this trip should be coordinated through Peter and Amanda Wright, who will serve as your Captains for the evening.
Behind-the-scenes tour for five people of Major League Baseball's BAMTech online broadcasting division including the famous Replay Operations Center (the "replay room") and other facilities responsible for streaming over 25,000 live events a year and 10 million streams a day worldwide. The tour will be followed by dinner downstairs in world-famous Chelsea Market.
A cooking class and dinner for up to eight people in your home with Chef Mark Mastrangelo from Dining Designs Food Arts. Chef Mark has extensive knowledge in varied approaches to flavor and cooking techniques and a fascination with a broad range of cuisines and trends. Choose between a hands on experience cooking by Chef's side or sit back, watch, and chat with Chef while he prepares and shows you how to create a wonderful meal.
* Restrictions: Date, time, and menu to be agreed upon with winner. Food and beverages paid for by winner. Dinner and class last up to four hours plus setup and breakdown time.
Up to eight people can enjoy three nights in this spacious condo with scenic balcony views at Main Street Station (Peak 9 Base) in downtown Breckenridge, CO. This perfect location is a short walk to restaurants, shops, and the Quicksilver lift in the Village. And don't forget the seven on-site hot tubs and outdoor heated pool for any time of the year.
Restrictions: Dates subject to availability and to be mutually agreed upon between the winning bidder and item donor. Not available over Thanksgiving or between Christmas and New Year's. Expires 12/31/19
Two tickets to a three-day baseball extravaganza! The line-up:
Sunday, July 7
Kick off the festivities with a doubleheader--the Celebrity Softball Game and All-Star Futures Game--then attend the All-Star Summer Bash at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Monday, July 8
Watch your favorite sluggers crush homers out of Progressive Field during the always exciting Home Run Derby. $2.5 million in prizes are on the line!
Tuesday, July 9
The 90th annual All-Star Game featuring your favorite athletes from the American and National Leagues. Cleveland Indians fans will have three extra reasons to cheer: Jim Thome, Sandy Alomar Jr., and Francisco Lindor have just been named the official 2019 MLB All-Star Ambassadors.
The winner will also receive All-Star goodies, including collectible press pins, programs, bags and caps, and tickets to MLB All-Star Play Ball Park, the world's largest indoor-outdoor interactive baseball theme park.
*Restrictions: Winner must contact Donna Hoder by June 1, 2019
Discover the stunning Gower Peninsula in South Wales while staying at Delvid Stables, a 17th century converted stone stable on a 10-acre farm by the beach. The cottage is situated between Broughton Bay and Llangennith Burrows where you can walk out the door, through a small field, and you are on the dunes of the most beautiful beaches.
In the barbecue area next to the garden, cook up local wild sea bass, salmon, cockles, sea asparagus, and salt marsh lamb from the famous Swansea market, where you can also grab homemade Welsh Cakes.
Nearby is the local Llangennith village pub as well as other restaurants and activities.
*Restrictions: Availability is limited to September, 2019, specific dates to be arranged with donor.
You know you want to go! Soak up the sun on the white sand beaches, take a dip in the crystal blue water or one of the 11 different pools, or explore the exotic marine life ranging from sharks to rays, barracuda, and eels. There is something for everyone, including the Atlantis Casino, 18-hole Tom Weiskopf designed golf course, the award-winning Mandara Spa, and Aquaventure, the 141-acre water park. Then relax in your ocean-view suite in the luxury Reef Residences at Atlantis, which accommodates up to six.
*Restrictions: All guests must agree and abide by all legal policies, terms and conditions of the Reef Atlantis Resort Management. Any and all damages, issues, injuries are at 100% expense of guest. Owners assume 0% responsibility or liability. Any incidentals including, but not limited to food, beverages, shopping are to be paid for by guest. Transportation, airfare, insurance, travel protection, etc. are not included. Date exclusions: December 24 - January 2. No smoking or pets permitted in the unit.
Tour for up to four adults of the new CNN Studios at 30 Hudson Yards, which, at over 100 stories, is Manhattan's second tallest office tower. After passing through the dramatic triple height lobby, guests will enjoy a private tour of the studios-part of 1.5 million square feet of space occupied by WarnerMedia.
Restrictions: Tour must be scheduled at least one week in advance for a mutually agreeable time. Tour only available Monday-Thursday between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. and expires October 31, 2019. May not be scheduled for any holidays. All guests must be 18 years or older with valid ID.
We've got your photo opps here! New York Media Boat, a high-speed military-style vessel, will whisk you and a guest to over 40 sights around the local waterways. Outside of Rocking the Boat's Rocking Manhattan fall fundraiser, this is the best way to see New York up close from the water.