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Food Cruises Classic Harbor Line offers a variety of “foodie” inspired cruises! The very best of flavors and views come together on the decks of our fleet’s boutique style yachts and schooners. Choose from a number of our sightseeing cruises or sails that are specially paired with the very best of New York State’s breweries, wineries, restaurants, specialty purveyors, bakeries, and farms! Special sommeliers, brew masters, and chefs co-host some of these events — offering educational information and insight to their crafts. Our crowd-free, elegant, and intimate yachts make these events truly special. What better way to experience the best of New York City but on a beautiful yacht cruising around Manhattan and taking in the views alongside our special “foodie” offerings! While cruising with us in Chelsea, all food obsessed should be sure to visit “Chelsea Market” — the local “Foodie Mecca” — home of Emeril Live, Iron Chef America, and Morimoto Restaurant. **Tours not taxable, Food and Beverage served aboard are subject to NYS & NYC sales tax which is included in the cruise fares and beverage prices.


Around Manhattan Brunch Cruise

Join us for our famous leisurely weekend brunch! Our “cruisine” is packed with delicious foods & fresh baked goods! Our chef is aboard throughout the cruise, refreshing the buffet with fresh baked quiche, sausages, a spiral ham, spring salad, bagel & lox station, and waffle station. Guests are treated to a complimentary Bloody Mary or Mimosa as well! View the sites and enjoy a lightly narrated tour from the Manhattan’s climate controlled, glass observatory.

“The Brunch Cruise can be purchased at a reduced rate excluding food at $74. To obtain these tickets call 212.627.1825 x3″

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $92 | Child $52

Brunch aboard Schooner America 2.0

Truly, it’s a sailor’s Sunday morning delight when you board the Schooner America 2.0 for her brunch cruise to the Statue of Liberty. Relax and enjoy a plentiful buffet spread of bagels & pastries, fruit, frittatas, a selection of sliced meats and cheeses, and a smoked salmon display. Our captain and crew, the most experienced and knowledgeable you’ll find, take you on a 2-hour sail to the Statue of Liberty where you can take in 360-degree views of the iconic Manhattan skyline and the monuments and structures that define this great city. 

The Brunch Cruise can be purchased at a reduced rate excluding food at $61. To obtain these tickets call 212.627.1825 x3

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: America 2.0   Cost: Adult $74 | Child $42

Morimoto Sushi and Sake Sail on America 2.0

This light dinner sail features a most seaworthy cuisine:  sushi, and not just any sushi, but Iron Chef Morimoto’s sushi! No sushi meal would be complete without sake, and this sail does not disappoint, we offer a range of cool, refreshing sake served on the decks of New York City’s most elegant schooner. The menu includes a sampling of sushi perfect for a one-of-a-kind sunset sail – 9 sushi pieces and 1 roll – served in 2 platings, paired with 4 sake flights, and all while we set sail for the New York Harbor!

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: America 2.0   Cost: Adult $132

Wine & Cheese Pairing Classes on Yacht Manhattan

Each week wines are carefully selected from small family run or boutique producers to express the terroir of the region being represented. Years of experience, education and constant tasting help to select wines of exceptional value, quality and taste. Cheeses are ONLY artisan or farmstead cheeses sourced from NYC’s finest shops or small local dairies. Led by NYC wine pro Wendy Crispell (a certified wine and cheese educator) our wildly popular Wine and Cheese cruise has been featured in Wine Spectator, Time Out NY, Edible Manhattan, Gastronomista, Pasta’s Kitchen, Two plus Two review and The New York Post.

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $92 - $112

Full Day Cruise to Bear Mountain and Back

This 9 hour full day event starts with a 3 hour north bound leg from Chelsea Piers to Bear Mountain State Park.  Once there, guests have 3 hours to themselves to explore the park: visit the Trailside Zoo, take a stroll or a row around Lake Hessian, or hike up Bear Mountain for breath-taking views of the Hudson River valley!

Our classic open breakfast buffet includes fresh local bagels and pastries, seasonal fruit, a Gluten free waffle station, fresh quiche & sausage, smoked salmon with capers, red onion and dill, coffee, juice & tea. The down-river picnic includes a selection of hot entrees consisting of gourmet pork bratwurst, and spicy cheddar wurst from NYs Schaller and Weber, sides include sauerkraut with apple and onion, chefs potato salad, kale salad with blue cheese and dried cranberries and a vegetarian pasta.  Snacks are provided for your hike in the park! 

Special note: This event is usually scheduled on holiday weekends.

The Bear Mountain Cruise can be purchased at a reduced rate excluding food at $162. To obtain these tickets call 212.627.1825 x3

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $182 | Child $98

Fall Foliage Brunch Cruise aboard Yacht Manhattan

Climb aboard the Manhattan, our cozy, elegant 1920s style yacht as we travel northbound on the Hudson River in style!  Admire the last leaves of fall in their splendor through the skylights of our ship’s heated and enclosed observatory. Observe New York’s most dramatic natural wonders and colorful foliage as the seasons change.

“The Brunch Cruise can be purchased at a reduced rate excluding food at $84. To obtain these tickets call 212.627.1825 x3″

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $102 | Child $48

Fall Foliage Sail aboard Schooner Adirondack

See the last leaves of Fall in all their colorful splendor on our last scenic sail up the Hudson River to the Palisades. Forming a canyon of the Hudson River north of Fort Lee, New Jersey, the Palisades are among the most dramatic geologic features in New York City’s vicinity. Now you can observe this natural wonder from the seat with the best view on the water aboard the Schooner Adirondack. 

“The Brunch Cruise can be purchased at a reduced rate excluding food at $73. To obtain these tickets call 212.627.1825 x3″

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Adirondack   Cost: Adult $86 | Child $56

Holiday Brunch Cruise aboard Yacht Manhattan

You will find her warm, cozy, and spectacularly decorated within the main cabin — sure to bring you and your guests into the Spirit of the Season!  This round-Manhattan holiday-themed brunch cruise is packed with a bountiful holiday-themed buffet!  Expect fresh baked bagels, gingerbread muffins, cinnamon-apple pastries, seasonal fruit, spiced-glazed ham, harvest-mix salad, stuffed quiches, gluten-free waffle station with all the fixings, turkey sausage, spicy Bloody Marys, Mimosas, Egg Nog, juices, coffee and tea. See Holiday activities we host!

“The Brunch Cruise can be purchased at a reduced rate excluding food at $74. To obtain these tickets call 212.627.1825 x3″

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $92 - Child $52

Holiday Wine Tasting aboard Yacht Manhattan

This fun, interactive NYC cocktail event features a different theme in cocktail culture each week. Craft liquors, house made fruit infusions, gourmet simple syrups and creative garnishes are used to create 5 different signature cocktails with a fresh new spin or traditional flavor. From historical cocktails to modern mixology with tales of distillers, a peek into past and present trends in popular drinks and recipes to recreate your favorite drink at home. Learn how to balance contrasting flavors, add depth of flavor, what makes each liquor unique and get tips on the best sources for ingredients and pairing spirits with food.

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Varies

Wine Regions of the World Tasting Series Cruise

Taste the wines of the world! Each cruise focuses on a different region or theme. Explore grapes, styles, soils, viticulture, and tasting techniques that will enhance your tasting experience. These interactive tastings will be conducted by our certified wine consultant, Wendy Crispell, in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Artisan & farmstead cheeses, with a selection of jams, dried fruits, honey and breads will be expertly paired to complement the region’s wines.

Please note that Saturday Wine tastings do a full circumnavigation of the Island.

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $92 - $112

Around Manhattan Mother’s Day Brunch Cruise

Treat mom to the elegant yacht she deserves! Bring her aboard the Manhattan for a leisurely weekend brunch, including a buffet style spread from our famous Around Manhattan Brunch Menu: a bagels & lox station, waffle station, fresh-made quiches, sausages, spiral ham, salad, and loads of fresh local pastries! A complimentary Bloody Mary or Mimosa is included! We’ll cruise all the way around the entire island — seeing all the major sites including the Statue of Liberty!

“The Brunch Cruise can be purchased at a reduced rate excluding food at $84. To obtain these tickets call 212.627.1825 x3″

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $102 | Child $58

Valentine’s Day Champagne & Aphrodisiacs Pairing Cruise

Celebrate this Valentine’s Day with your special someone on Classic Harbor Line’s Champagne and Aphrodisiac Pairing Cruise in New York City. As you cruise on the Yacht Manhattan, you and your loved one will be able to take in all the romance the New York skyline has to offer while cuddling up and staying warm in our climate controlled observatory. You will be treated to a four course pairing menu that is sure to entice.

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $96