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Cruises depart daily from Schoen Place in the historic Village of Pittsford, NY at 12 noon, 2 PM, and 4 PM .

Enjoy an unforgettable adventure and the signature canal experience by navigating one of America’s most famous historic routes with a 90-minute cruise aboard Corn Hill Navigation’s replica canal packet boat, the Sam Patch.

Every cruise offers the opportunity to travel through a century-old canal lock, experience the captivating beauty of the canal and its surrounding environment, and watch for herons, eagles and other bird life, while our deckhands thrill you with a lively narrative of facts and anecdotes that illustrate the importance of this Eighth Wonder of the World on our nation’s development.

Historic Lock #32

Historic Lock #32

Whether you’re looking for an exceptional encounter with American history, a romantic evening for two, an educational experience for the family, or a one-of-a-kind adventure for an out-of-town guest, Sam Patch won’t disappoint.

Day and evening cruises area available. Choose your route (including downtown Rochester).  Flexible cabin arrangements (including removal of table & chairs, if desired).  Catering options offered. Special events planning available.

 Our staff is experienced and accommodating, ensuring your event will run as smoothly as the canal itself. Your charter includes exclusive use of the Sam Patch, a captain and a crew member. You may make dining arrangement through a licensed caterer, or ask for a list of suggested caterers.

Cash, limited, and full open bar options available. Our packet boat replica vessel is a unique venue for events including:

•  Rehearsal Dinners

•  Bridal Showers & Bachelor Parties

•  Reunions

•  Birthday & Anniversaries

•  Board Meetings

•  Client Meetings or Dinners

•  Team Building

•  Weddings