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Handmade Yachting Bags at Zürner Oceanic


The Experience

Partake in an intimate, private shopping experience at local shop and studio Zürner Oceanic, exclusively for The Vanderbilt guests. With a glass of wine or bubbly in hand, select one of Zurner’s existing bags in their shop, then customize it using vintage sailcloth patches, zippers, pins, monograms and more. Jennie and John Zuerner will share stories about each piece, where it came from and what it would have been used for on the water. Jennie and John also invite guests of The Vanderbilt to shop before- or after-hours for an in-depth, private custom bag-making experience.

  • Available daily | Inquire with Concierge to book
  • Starting at $330 | Additional cost based on the specific product the guest would like to customize | Small tote bag, large tote bag, backpack, custom hand-painted canvas backgammon set, custom soft shackle bracelet
  • For groups 1 - 4 | For The Vanderbilt guests
  • Inquire with Concierge for before- or after-hour private experience

Children ages 8 and up can participate in designing either a shackle bracelet or their own hand painted travel backgammon game, but must have adult supervision. Zürner Oceanic will create coloring sheets of a backgammon board and a bracelet, and kids can...

About Zürner Oceanic

Sailor and designer John Zuerner set out to create a brand which delivers truly authentic nautical goods crafted with a yachtsman’s attention to detail. All of their products are made using marine grade materials, including yachting bags made from vintage...

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