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Chelsea Piers Join us for a NYC Boat Tour at our Chelsea Piers location.  Chelsea Piers is the main location for the Classic Harbor Line NYC operation. Yacht Manhattan, Manhattan II, Kingston, and the Schooner Adirondack & America 2.0 are all docked at Pier 62. Whether you are looking for an educational architecture boat tour or a leisurely NYC sunset sail you are sure to enjoy your time out in New York Harbor with our professional crew.  

Schooner Adirondack and Schooner America 2.0 offer a variety of sailing excursions that take you out into NY Harbor and sail you past the Statue of Liberty, and Ellis Island. If you are looking for a romantic NYC date idea, the sunset sail and city lights sails are a perfect fit for a relaxing, breathtaking evening. 

Our motor yachts; Manhattan, Manhattan II and Kingston allow for a NYC sightseeing boat tour experience in a classic upscale environment. Step aboard one of these 1920s commuter yachts for a educational AIANY Around Manhattan Architecture tour, or enjoy an afternoon wine tasting with our wine expert Wendy Crispell.


World One and the Yacht Manhattan II | Classic Harbor Line

AIANY Around Manhattan Architecture Tour

Guided by members of the American Institute of Architects, the New York City architecture tour will take you on a full circumnavigation of the island of Manhattan. During the 2 hour and 45 minute cruise you will explore recent and innovative skyscrapers, local, national, and international award-winning architects, enduring Art Deco and Beaux Arts icons as well as waterfront parks and infrastructure.  The newest features of the evolving Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens & Bronx waterfronts are seen in comfort and style, from the climate-controlled, enclosed back-deck observatory or from our open bow; for some fresh air and sunlight. Light hors d’ oeuvres and a complimentary beer, wine, or champagne is included. Continuing education credits available »

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  Duration: 2.75 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $86 | Student $68

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Statue and Skyline Sightseeing Cruise

Experience a New York Sightseeing cruise like never before. Step aboard our 1920s inspired motor yacht and take in the iconic sights that NY Harbor has to offer . Enjoy one complementary beer, wine, champagne, soda on us. Additional drinks are available for purchase. This is a wonderful cruise to treat out of town guests to see the sites and is a perfect sightseeing cruise for children as they are welcome to enjoy a kid-friendly version of our signature beverages. Sit back and relax on this elegantly crafted boat as you cruise by Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty, Governors Island, and pass under the Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan Bridge! 

  Duration: 1.5 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $46 | Child $26

NYC St. Patrick's Day Cruise

St. Patrick’s Day Brunch Cruise with a live Celtic Fidler

Kick off your St. Patrick’s Day by stepping aboard the yacht Manhattan II.   Be greeted with the sound of bagpipes and cozy up with friends and family to enjoy a four course brunch cruise with Irish themed foods.  Cruise with us around the island of Manhattan and sip on your Irish Coffee.  Take in the sites that this amazing city has to offer from the perspective of the water while listening to a live Celtic Fidler.   

  Duration: 2.75 hrs   Boat: Manhattan or Manhattan II   Cost: Adult $108 | Child $64

Champagne City Lights Cruise aboard Yacht Manhattan

Champagne City Lights Cruise on Yacht Manhattan

Experience a Romantic New York Sightseeing cruise like never before. Step aboard our luxurious 1920s inspired motor yacht. As you cozy up in the climate controlled observation cabin to take in the iconic sights, enjoy a complimentary drink. (Enjoy a complimentary beer, wine, champagne or soda on us. Cash bar available for additional drink purchases) Join us for a bright and beautiful New York City Skyline by nightfall during a comfortable and unique New York City Harbor Cruise. This romantic cruise is truly one of the most spectacular ways to see NYC! (Photo by Tali Blankfeld). 

  Duration: 1.5 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult Starting at $58 - $68

Yacht Manhattan II NYC Brunch Cruise | Classic Harbor Line

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.

  Duration: 2.75 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $108 | Child $64

Best Mother's Day Brunch Cruise | Classic Harbor Line

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!

  Duration: 2.75 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $108 | Child $64

Statue of Liberty

1-Hour Statue of Liberty Cruise

Sit back and enjoy the luxurious view of the island from the cozy solarium or the open decks of our gorgeous, 1920s-style yachts!  This is our shortest cruise and will take you out to the Statue of Liberty and back in 60 minutes!  On this intimate excursion our Captain will narrate and highlight all the major iconic sights that NY Harbor has to offer.  Cruise past the Financial District and take in the sight of the Freedom tower from the perspective of the water.  

  Duration: 1 hr   Boat: Manhattan II, Manhattan or Kingston   Cost: Adult $36 | Child $24

NYC Sightseeing Boat Ride | Classic Harbor Line

AIANY Around Manhattan Bridge Infrastructure Tour

John Kriskiewicz, professor of Architecture and City Planning at Parsons and FIT, is your host for a full circumnavigation tour that takes an in depth look at the engineering marvels of all of New York City’s fantastic, historic, and wildly different bridges and tunnels! Historical anecdotes and tales of great human engineering feats tell the story of these great 18 bridges and 4 tunnels. Light Hors d’ oeuvres and a complimentary beer, wine or Champagne is included. Continuing education credits available »

  Duration: 2.75 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $86 | Student $68

Live Jazz City Lights Sail

Join us for a magical evening of live jazz aboard the decks of our stunning 105 foot schooner.  Sit back and relax with a glass of Champagne in hand and glide through the darkness of NY Harbor with the twinkling skyline as your backdrop.  This sail is perfect for date night or a group of friends looking to do something unique.

  Duration: 1.75 hrs   Boat: Schooner America 2.0   Cost: Adult $72

AIANY Industrial Waterways Tour to Freshkills Park

AIANY Industrial Waterfront Tour into Freshkills Park

Cruise the active, vibrant waterway of the Kill Van Kull and into the heart of Freshkills Park of Staten Island on one of our luxury yachts. The AIANY & planners of the Freshkills Park host this special Classic Harbor Line tour. This is the only water tour available to the public into the Freshkills waterway. Officially closed in 2001, Freshkills has embarked on a 30-year project to be transformed into the largest city park in NYC!

 

  Duration: 3.25 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $86 | Student $68

NYC Wine and Cheese Pairing | Classic Harbor Line

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(Photo by Tali Blankfeld). 

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $92

Champagne Sunset Cruise on Yacht Manhattan

Champagne Sunset Cruise on Yacht Manhattan

Experience a beautiful New York City sunset and the illuminated cityscape during a comfortable and unique NYC Harbor sunset cruise through the Hudson and East Rivers. Sit back and enjoy the gorgeous 360-degree view of the island from the open decks or the glass observatory of this Gatsby-esque 1920s style yacht. (Photo by Tali Blankfeld). 

  Duration: 1.5 hrs   Boat: Manhattan or Manhattan II   Cost: Adult $58 - $68

City Lights Sail aboard Schooner Adirondack

City Lights Sail aboard Schooner Adirondack

Experience New York City lights like you never have on this sail past the bright and beautiful borough of Manhattan. You’ll take in the famous Manhattan skyline as it was meant to be seen — from the water. You will also enjoy spectacular views of Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty, and the Brooklyn Bridge lit up by the evening lights.

  Duration: 1.75 hrs   Boat: Adirondack   Cost: Adult $58 - $68

Morimoto Sushi & Sake Sail

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!

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: America 2.0   Cost: Adult $132

NYC Jazz Cruise | Classic Harbor Line

Evening Jazz Cruise

Cruise New York City’s famous harbor aboard the luxury 1920s style yacht Manhattan while listening to live jazz music by the Classic Harbor Line Jazz Trio, The Sound Waves! Learn more about our NYC Jazz Cruise!  This is truly the perfect way to start your evening with sipping on some Champagne and relaxing to the soothing sound of the jazz. 

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $84

NYC Fall Foliage Boat Tour | Classic Harbor Line

Fall Foliage Cruise aboard Yacht Kingston

Climb aboard the Kingston — our cozy, elegant, 1920s-style yacht — as we travel northbound on the Hudson River in style! Admire the last leaves of fall in all their splendor through the large windowed salon of our ship’s heated and enclosed observatory, or while catching the breeze on her bow. Observe New York’s most dramatic natural wonders and colorful foliage as the seasons change.  You are encouraged to bring your own picnic! 

  Duration: 2.5 hrs   Boat: Kingston   Cost: Adult $84 | Child $64

Full Day Cruise to Bear Mountain and Back

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 or BBQ marinated Chicken, 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.

  Duration: 9 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $182 | Child $118

Wine Tasting NYC | Classic Harbor Line

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.

 

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $92 - $112

Full Moon Sail aboard Schooner Adirondack

Full Moon Sail aboard Schooner Adirondack

Join us for a magical, moonlit view of Manhattan aboard the Schooner Adirondack. On this sail, you will experience the splendor of New York City’s nighttime skyline under the bright, radiating moonlight.

  Duration: 1.75 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $58 - $68

NYC Irish Music Cruise

Live Irish Music Cruise

Cruise New York City’s famous harbor aboard the 1920s-style yacht *Manhattan* or *Manhattan II* while listening to live Irish music by the well traveled band: Sláinte. (Sláinte (slahn-chuh): Irishspeak for Cheers!)  On this 2 hour rockin cruise you may hear anything from classic old Irish tunes, to Dropkick Murphy covers (and anything in between) and are sure to have a once in a life time experience. Take in the sites that this city has to offer while enjoying this fun and entertaining cruise.

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Manhattan or Manhattan II   Cost: Adult $74

Full Moon Sail aboard Schooner America 2.0

Full Moon Sail aboard Schooner America 2.0

Join us for a magical, moonlit view of Manhattan aboard the Schooner America 2.0. On this sail, you will experience the splendor of New York City’s nighttime skyline under the bright, radiating moonlight.

  Duration: 1.75 hrs   Boat: America 2.0   Cost: Adult $56

NYC Fall Foliage Brunch Cruise | Classic Harbor Line

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.

  Duration: 2.75 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $128 | Child $82

November 28th Perfect pairings and ideas for light bites and cheesy dessert

November 28th – Perfect pairings and ideas for light bites and cheesy dessert!

Holiday Wine Pairing. Wines to pair with everything on your holiday table, even your wacky relatives! Perfectpairings and ideas for light bites and cheesy dessert! Recipes Included! With so many flavors, personalities and choices at the holiday table picking the perfect wines can be a head spinning ordeal! Are there wines that will make everyone happy and still pair with a number of foods? YES! Learn about the 5 wines styles that will make your holiday celebrations a success! Go home with a recipe for a mini cheese inspired dessert that is easy and incredibly tasty!

  Duration: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $104

Sunset Sail aboard Schooner Adirondack

Sunset Sail aboard Schooner Adirondack

See New York City sunset from the water on this evening sightseeing sail of the borough’s waterside landmarks. Climb aboard our beautiful 80-foot schooner, the Adirondack, and join your captain in this peaceful, picturesque sail away from the concrete and noise of the city. (Photo by Tali Blankfeld). 

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Adirondack   Cost: Adult $72 - $82

Sightseeing Sail of NY Harbor on Schooner Adirondack | Classic Harbor Line

Day Sail to Statue of Liberty on Adirondack

See New York like you never have on this 2 hour sail aboard the Adirondack, a wooden 80-foot pilot schooner. Within five minutes of leaving the dock, you’ll forget the mayhem and noise of Manhattan street life, and you’ll feel the relaxing breeze of New York Harbor!

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Adirondack   Cost: Adult $52 - $60 | Child $28 - $32

Military History Tour of New York Harbor

Military History Tour of New York Harbor

In honor of our National Holiday Weekends, Classic Harbor Line and Turnstile Tours have teamed up to offer a special series of Naval Harbor History Tours! Join us on Memorial Day Weekend (and Fleet Week), for a special, in-depth tour of our rich harbor-related war history.  This special 2.5-hour tour will explore the military history of New York Harbor from the Revolutionary War to today, with special emphasis on the role of the port in World War II. We will visit historic military sites, monuments, fortifications and see historic and modern fighting ships up close (especially during Fleet Week).

  Duration: 2.5 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $68

Fourth of July Cruise aboard Yacht Manhattan

Fourth of July Cruise aboard Yacht Manhattan

Join us for the 4th of July celebration on board the 1920s style luxury yacht Manhattan. This vessel offers you great views of the fireworks, Statue of Liberty, and NYC skyline from its forward open air deck or its glass observatory. The cruise includes complimentary beer, wine, champagne, soda, water, and Hot passed hors d oeuvres and stationary displays, with dessert.

  Duration: 3.5 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: $498

Fourth of July Cruise aboard Yacht Kingston

Fourth of July Cruise aboard Yacht Kingston

Step aboard the most intimate classic yacht in town to take in the spectacular Macy’s Fireworks on the East River! You and up to only 29 other guests will be aboard one of our 1920s-style water taxi to zip out on to the Hudson & East Rivers in style! The Kingston features wrap-around seating, a covered area midship and an uncovered forward deck for excellent skyward views. A well-appointed restroom and a fully stocked bar will be available.

  Duration: 3 hrs   Boat: Kingston   Cost: $428

GayPride Fireworks aboard America 2.0

Gay Pride Fireworks aboard America 2.0

Step aboard any of Classic Harbor Line’s fleet on Gay Pride night for the best seat in the house to take in the famous Pier 54 Fireworks!  This annual celebration will end with a bang!  Colorful fireworks soar in the sky of New York City Harbor just off pier 54 after the “Pride Dance”. “ooh” and “ah” as these electric volcanoes burst and fountains of sparkles fade into the open air above you as you glide through their reflections on the water.

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: America 2.0   Cost: Adult $72

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Gay Pride Fireworks Sail on Schooner Adirondack

Step aboard Adirondack on Gay Pride night for the best seat in the house to take in the famous Pier 54 Fireworks! This annual celebration will end with a bang! Colorful fireworks soar in the sky of New York City Harbor just off Pier 54 after the “Pride Dance”. Exhale your “ooooo and ahs”! And watch as these electric volcanoes burst and fountains of sparkles fade into the open air above you as you glide through their reflections on the water.

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Adirondack   Cost: Adult $72

Mimosa Sail aboard Schooner America 2.0

Start your Sunday off with a Mimosa Sail aboard the stunning Schooner America 2.0. Sit with friends and family and enjoy an early afternoon out on the water in NY Harbor. Offering a premium sailing experience, the Schooner America 2.0 is the newest, largest, most elegant sailing ship designed for our fleet. Added to our fleet in 2011, the America 2.0 provides the most exceptional day sailing one can find in New York Harbor.  So sit back and relax for two hours on this classic yacht. 

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: America 2.0   Cost: Adult $52 - $60 | Child $28 - $32

AIANY Around Manhattan Historic Architecture Tour

The narration, provided by members of the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) NYC chapter, is general enough for visitors yet detailed enough for the locals and is as comprehensive as the standard AIANY circumnavigation tour. Aboard the yachts, experience a comfortable and unique tour through the Hudson, East, and Harlem Rivers from the climate-controlled and enclosed back-deck observatory or wander to the outer decks for fresh air and sunlight with a complimentary beverage in hand. The Historic Architecture Boat Tour will circumnavigate the island of Manhattan, focusing on individual landmark buildings and historic districts, as well as historic monuments, bridges, and landscapes. Among the themes to be explored are:

•    Adaptive re-use of historic structures, such as The High Line, that have been creatively reinvented for new uses along the post-industrial waterfront
•    Protecting architectural heritage, including the evolution and implementation of New York City’s Landmarks Law
•    Sustainability and historic buildings

  Duration: 2.75 hrs   Boat: Manhattan or Manhattan II   Cost: Adult $86 | Student $68

NYC 4th of July Fireworks Cruise | Classic Harbor Line

Fourth of July Fireworks Cruise aboard Luxury Yacht Manhattan II

Join us for a 4th of July celebration aboard the 1920s style luxury yacht Manhattan II.  This vessel offers you great views of the Macy’s July 4th Fireworks, Statue of Liberty and NYC skyline, from its forward open air deck, or its glassed-in skylight observatory.

  Duration: 3.5 hrs   Boat: Manhattan II   Cost: $598

Fourth of July Sail aboard Schooner America 2.0

Fourth of July Sail aboard Schooner America 2.0

Set sail for the Fourth of July upon the decks of the most opulent sailboat in all of New York City: the 105 foot America 2.0 — a modernized replica of the first winner of the America’s Cup race of 1851!  Guests are treated to a complimentary open bar, heavy passed hors d’ oeuvres prepared by our on board chef and a 3 hour excursion on the Hudson River amongst the entire New York July 4th flotilla!  Be aboard the most stunning and patriotic yacht in the NYC Fleet!

  Duration: 3 hrs   Boat: America 2.0   Cost: $498

Fourth of July Sail abroad the Schooner Adirondack

Fourth of July Sail aboard the Schooner Adirondack

Join us for the 4th of July celebration onboard the Adirondack. Experience a great view of the fireworks and the New York City skyline! Climb aboard the Schooner Adirondack and join your captain in this joyful, picturesque sail. Surrounded by other boats in a festive holiday atmosphere, the spirit of July 4th will fill the harbor! There will be an open beer, soda, wine, and champagne bar. Guests are welcome to pack a picnic or bring their own snacks, but hors d’ oeuvres will be provided!  Join us for the 4th of July celebration onboard the Adirondack.

  Duration: 3.10 hrs   Boat: Adirondack   Cost: $468

Sunset Sail on Schooner America 2.0

Sunset Sail aboard Schooner America 2.0

Experience the most stylish means of viewing a New York City sunset; sailing aboard the Schooner America 2.0. While sailing you will be treated to a glass of champagne by our exceptional crew as you watch the vibrant warm rays of the sun sink peacefully into the horizon.  Step away from the hustle and bustle of the city with your favorite companions when you board this 105-foot, 1800s styled vessel, America 2.0. She’s perfect for romantic outings, entertaining friends from out of town, or just relaxing.

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: America 2.0   Cost: Adult $72 - $82

Day Sail aboard Schooner America 2.0

Day Sail to Statue of Liberty on America 2.0

Enjoy a day sail on this 105-foot schooner that is perfect for family outings, dates, and entertaining. A sail on America 2.0 is guaranteed to be an unforgettable experience. Within five minutes of leaving the dock you’ll feel the relaxing breeze of New York Harbor; forgetting the mayhem and noise of Manhattan.

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: America 2.0   Cost: Adult $52 - $60 | Child $28 - $32

City Lights Sail aboard Schooner America 2.0

Board the 105-foot, 1800s styled, Schooner America 2.0 after dusk to take a tour of the unmatched Manhattan skyline. Bring your favorite companion or a group of friends to enjoy the lights as you sip on champagne in the peaceful late-night breezes of the Harbor. The City Lights sail on America 2.0 is an exquisite choice for an after-dinner event or to finish any day in the city. (Photo by Tali Blankfeld). 

  Duration: 1.75 hrs   Boat: America 2.0   Cost: Adult $58 - $68

October 24th: Spain and the Iberian Peninsula, From Rioja to Rueda and beyond with sinfully satisfying cheeses, jams and drizzles!

October 5th: Chile and Argentina: Paired with a study in Gouda

The liquid gems of Chile and the Andes are showcased with Gouda cheeses crafted with a rage of milk and age. No red wax wrapped cheeses here! Each cheese will be selected to pair perfectly with the wines of the day.

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $92

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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. You are encouraged to bring your own picnic! 

  Duration: 3.75 hrs   Boat: Adirondack   Cost: Adult $84 | Child $52

August 22nd: Italy! Part Two.

August 24th: Spain: Wines and Cheeses

Cruise with us aboard the yacht Manhattan and enjoy a tasting tour of the wines and cheeses of Spain! Two whites, three reds and a selection of perfectly paired cheeses. Grab your friends and enjoy this special Saturday evening event. 

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $92

September 12th: For Gouda time call, Chille & Argentina.

September 7th: Portugal: Wines and Cheeses

A tasting tour of the wines and cheeses of Portugal! Two whites, three reds and a selection of perfectly paired cheeses. Portugal is full of amazingly delicious red, white, sparkling and fortified wine. On this cruise we will dive deep in and discover these delicious flavors. 

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $92

September 12th: For Gouda time call, Chille & Argentina.

September 12th: For Gouda time call, Chille & Argentina.

Chile and Argentina are home to fabulous and food friendly reds and whites! They may not have any indigenous grapes but vintners from Spain, France, Italy and the USA have banned together to set up second homes there. Find out why these bold beauties are gaining favor the world over! Pair these wines with a stellar selection of Gouda cheeses, aged from 6 months to 5 years! Discover why Gouda in all of its glory pairs perfectly with these sexy, full bodied, bodacious wines. These are no red waxed supermarket cheese’s, there are the real deal in deliciously addictive flavor!

  Duration: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $104

Wine Tastings aboard the Yacht Manhattan

September 21st: Oktoberfest: The best of the Wurst with Riesling & beyond

Experience the best in cheese, sausage and wine, from some of the best producers in Germany. Each year Wendy visits Germany to research trends, flavors and culture in this unique part of the world. Cruise with us around the Harbor and dive in to these delicious picks!  

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $92 - $112

October 10th: Oktoberfest! Austria and Germany, Red and White Wines with Germanic cheeses and treats!

October 10th: Oktoberfest! Austria and Germany, Red and White Wines with Germanic cheeses and treats!

Fall in love with the flavors, aromas and taste of Riesling, St. Laurent, Blaufrankisch, Zweigelt and Sekt! Learn the terms to help you determine the taste and style of these wines. Discover the traditions, regions and modern advances in each country. Savor the amazing, stinky, aged wonders in the cheese world of Germany and Austria. NYC’s wildly popular “Summer of Riesling” may be over but these wine and cheese combinations are the perfect way to celebrate the flavors of Fall! Go home with a recipe for Wendy’s delicious Liptauer cheese!

 

  Duration: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: $92 - $112

September 26th: Portugal, It's a treasure trove of delicious wines and cheeses!

September 26th: Portugal, It’s a treasure trove of delicious wines and cheeses!

Portugal is full of amazingly delicious red, white, sparkling and fortified wine. Famous for Port, cork production and one of the most successful wine marketing plans ever Portugal is moving into the future with modern techniques and flavor. Its cheese is also gaining a cult following with curd nerds everywhere. Learn about the grapes, styles, rennets, aging methods, regions and culture of Portugal. Swirl, sip, savor the amazing flavors and go home with a recipe for Wendy’s famous tomato jam (a traditional Iberian treat).

  Duration: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $104

NYC Winter Sightseeing Cruise

Holiday Statue and Skyline Cruise

Don’t let the cold scare you! Step aboard one of our classic, climate controlled yachts, decked out in holiday decor and cruise with us into NY Harbor.  Take in the most famous skyline in the world and get an up close view of the Statue of Liberty.  This is one of NYCs Best Sightseeing Cruises!  Intimate and cozy, you are sure to enjoy your time out with us and make it a memorable experience. We offer one complimentary drink (additional drinks available for purchase).  To read more about this cruise click to purchase. 

  Duration: 1.5 hrs   Boat: Manhattan or Manhattan II   Cost: Adult $46 | Child $26

NYC Afternoon Fall Foliage Cruise

Afternoon Fall Foliage Lunch Cruise

Step aboard the luxury yacht *Manhattan II* — our cozy, elegant, 1920s-style yacht — as we travel north-bound on the Hudson River in style! Admire the Palisades of the Hudson River through the skylights of our ship’s heated and enclosed observatory, or while catching the breeze on her bow. Observe New York’s most dramatic natural wonders and foliage as the seasons change. This is a spectacular season for cruising the Hudson River, north of NYC, will be a true delight for you and your guests. Join us on this autumn cruise out of the busy city of Manhattan north on the tree-lined, scenic Hudson River.

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Manhattan or Manhattan II   Cost: Adult $108 | Child $64

NYC Fall Foliage Cruise

Fall Foliage Cruise on Yacht Full Moon from Chelsea Piers

Climb aboard the yacht Full Moon — our cozy, elegant, Grebe Yacht — as we travel north to explore the grand foliage of the Palisades Park on the Hudson River.
Admire the last leaves of fall in all their splendor through the open deck of our ship’s covered viewing area, or while catching the breeze on her bow. Observe New York’s most dramatic natural wonders and colorful foliage as the seasons change with a hot beverage in hand

  Duration: 3 hrs   Boat: Full Moon | Departing from Chelsea Piers   Cost: Adult $84 | Child $64

Festive Holiday Boat Cruise NYC | Classic Harbor Line

Cocoa and Carols Holiday Cruise

Please join us for this special warm and cozy cruise with your friends, family, and all your loved ones during the Holiday Season. Step inside the toasty solarium in full holiday decor for a one hour and thirty minute cruise to see the New York City lights. Listen to Holiday Caroling backed by a live band and sing along to the classic holiday carols.  One complimentary drink of Beer, Wine, Champagne or Delicious Hot Cocoa (Spiked if you please), Cookies, and treats for all our guests are included! (**Additional Drinks are available for purchase)   This is a NYC Holiday cruise that you just can’t miss!

  Duration: 1.5 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $84 | Child $64

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Holiday Jazz Cruise

Step aboard our luxury Yacht Manhattan II in full holiday decor and join us for our romantic Holiday Jazz Cruise.  Enjoy this 1.5 hour cruise with your loved one and a glass of Champagne in hand.  See the city lights twinkle at night as you cozy up for an evening out in NY Harbor aboard a luxury yacht.  

 

  Duration: 1.5 hrs   Boat: Manhattan II   Cost: Adult $84 | Child $48

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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 around-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, juices, coffee and tea. See Holiday activities we host!

  Duration: 2.75 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $108 | Child $64

New Year’s Eve Fireworks Cruise on Yacht Manhattan

Join us in your finest formal-wear for a wonderful New Year’s Eve celebration aboard the yacht Manhattan, and experience a comfortable and unique Manhattan waterways cruise through the Hudson and East Rivers. Enjoy this intimate yacht decked out in Holiday decor. Throughout the night, enjoy passed hors d’ oeuvres, a fully stocked Standard open bar (Beer, wine, champagne – please see bar menu below), our Live Jazz Trio, and the New York Harbor Fireworks at midnight aboard our intimate and elegant 1920s style yacht. The Quartet is comprised of electric base, guitar, drums, trumpet and vocals. Enjoy some cool jazz at boarding. As the excitement of the evening builds, expect some classic covers, danceable funk and R&B.  **Must be 21 years old to attend. ***Contact us directly to save on Transaction Fees: 212-627-1825 Opt 4

Menu: 

Stationary items to follow..
* Cheese and Charcuterie served with cornichons,, onion confit, fire roasted tomato and olive tapenade
* Roasted gourmet mushrooms with sage and thyme served with toasted baguette.

Passed items to follow…
* Mini Beef Wellington- Filet Mignon, Mushroom Duxelles wrapped in puff pastry
* Crab Cake slider on mini Brioche with Cajun Remoulade
* Bacon wrapped scallop with Sriracha mayo
* Tuscan tart stuffed with savory vegetables

Our Bar…
* Sparkling wine bar: Our private labeled house sparkling Blanc de Blanc, Spanish Cava, French Cremant.
* Beer: Narragansett; Washington County, Rhode Island, Bronx Banner; Bronx NY, Pork Slap; Garrattsville, NY
* Wine: Whites: Al Verdi, Pinot Grigio, Italy. Reds: Los Dos, Blend, Spain. Rosé: Aimé Roquesante, Provence
* Soda, Water & Juices Bar also included.

  Duration: 3 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $328

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Holiday Wine Tasting aboard Yacht Manhattan

Step aboard the Yacht Manhattan or Manhattan II decked out in full holiday decor. Relax in our climate controlled glassed-in observatory and sip on wines hand picked by our adored wine expert Wendy Crispell!  She will teach you which wines go perfectly with everything on your holiday table. Additionally, each will be paired with the perfect cheese, chocolate or chutney to help you build the perfect holiday platter, or to help bring you into the spirited holiday season.

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $92

NYC New Year's Day Brunch Cruise

New Year’s Day Brunch Cruise

Happy Holidays! Come cruise into the New Year with us. You will find them 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 New Year brunch cruise is packed with a bountiful holiday-themed buffet! Expect fresh baked bagels, assortment of muffins, cinnamon-apple pastries, seasonal fruit, harvest-mix kale salad, mini fritattas, gluten-free gingerbread waffle station with all the fixings, turkey sausage, Canadian bacon, home fries, spicy Bloody Marys, Mimosas, Egg Nog, juices, coffee, and tea. Sit back and enjoy the gorgeous 360-degree view of the island from the climate-controlled and enclosed back-deck observatory of these 1920s style motor yachts.

  Duration: 2.75 hrs   Boat: Manhattan or Manhattan II   Cost: Adult $128 | Child $82

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New Year’s Eve Fireworks Cruise on yacht Manhattan II

Enjoy a short champagne/sparkling wine tasting class at boarding to set the celebration in motion with our wine expert, Wendy Crispell.  Throughout the night, enjoy passed hors d’ oeuvres, our Live Jazz Trio the “Sound Waves”, and the New York Harbor Fireworks at midnight aboard our intimate and elegant 1920s style yacht.  So step aboard and celebrate the New Year with us in NY Harbor! **Must be 21 years old to attend. ***Contact us directly to save on Transaction Fees: 212-627-1825 Opt 4

Menu: 

Curious about the Champagne Tasting Class? Here’s a few highlights to look forward to!…
* A vintage American Bubbly rated over 90 points, winner of several awards
* A Grand Cru Champagne – a ‘grower’ Champagne
* A Cremant – a strictly controlled regional bubbly from Jura, France

Here’s what’s on the Menu to accompany the Champagne Tasting…
* House-made French cheese pastry straws
* An assortment of local and international artisan cheeses served with jam, honey and dried fruits
* A charcuterie board served with cornichons, mustard and onion confit
* Forest mushrooms roasted with sage and thyme
* Smoked salmon dressed with toasted pistachio, fresh dill, pickled red onion, capers and crème fraise
* Olive display
* Assorted flatbreads and gourmet crackers
* (All cheeses and salumi are sourced from Murray’s Cheese or Crown Finish Caves.)

Passed items to follow…
* Butter poached lobster shooters with shitake mushrooms
* Fois Gras and apricot-honey drizzle on a toasted baguette
* Carrot roulades with beet and herb goat cheese, ribbons of carrots stuffed with local goat cheese infused with farm fresh ingredients
* Peppercorn crusted filet mignon topped with a silky pate, served on a toasted brioche
* Truffle infused deviled eggs topped with shaved green onion and smoked paprika
* Turkish kofte, a spiced meatball drizzled with a Greek cucumber yogurt sauce
* Expect an elegant sophisticated evening, conversation-friendly seating and great sightseeing!

 

  Duration: 3.5 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $378

NYC Mimosa Sail

Mimosa Sail aboard Schooner Adirondack

Start your Sunday off with a Mimosa Sail aboard the stunning Schooner Adirondack. Sit with friends and family and enjoy an early afternoon out on the water in NY Harbor. Offering a premium sailing experience, the *Schooner Adirondack* is the legend of our fleet. Climbing aboard *Adirondack*, our 80-foot wooden pilot schooner, you will quickly forget the mayhem and noise of Manhattan street life.
  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Schooner Adirondack   Cost: Adult $52 - $60 | Child $28 - $32

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April 13th: Wine and Cheese: Sensory Sensation

Learn how to perfectly pair and evaluate wine and cheese pairings using smells, texture and contrasting/complementary flavor combinations!  Step aboard the yacht Manhattan for this intimate and fun filled educational cruise with Wendy Crispell.  

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $92

May 9th: Girls Rock! Women wine & cheesemakers in celebration of Mother's Day!

May 4th: Springtime in the Garden of France: The Loire Valley

White, Red, Rose and delicious! The home of Sancerre offers so much more in this lesser known region of France. Cheeses from this region are also a treat! Tangy goat cheeses and other specialties are wonderful additions to pair in this wonderful tasting course!

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $92

June 27th: Blazing Sunsets! Red Wine perfect for Summer Sipping paired with cheese & chocolate.

June 8th: Picnic Wines and Finds: Easy Cheesy Bites to Pair

Refreshing finds paired with gourmet Jams, spreads, cheeses, olives and breads. 5 pairings with recipes included. So step aboard with friends and enjoy a Saturday evening out on the water with Wendy Crispell.  Cruise with a glass in hand as you watch the sun dip beyond the horizon while enjoying the fund and educational cruise aboard a classic yacht. 

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $92

April 25th: France without Fear: Part One

June 15th: Sparkling Wines of the World: White, Red and Bubbly

The world of bubbles are about a lot more than just Champagne and Prosecco. Discover French Cremant, Spanish Cava, German Sekt, and Sparkling Shiraz. Cheeses and more will be expertly paired. Cruise with us into the sunset as you sip on these wonderful wines and watch the sun dip beyond the horizon. 

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $92

NYC Winter Sightseeing Cruise

June 29th: Summer Reds: Chilling and Grilling

Do you crave reds in the Summer but also long for some refreshment? Fear not! There are many chill worthy reds and robust rose wines ready to take on your next BBQ or cheese and meat board. 5 expert pairings will be served along with a bubbly starter.

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Manhattan or Manhattan II   Cost: Adult $92

June 13th: Greece, White & Red Wine and Cheese from the Mediterranean!

July 13th: Greek Wines and Cheesy Mediterranean delights

Greece is home to many fabulous indigenous white and red wines. Cheeses from Greece are also stellar with olives, veggies and crusty rustic breads and spreads. Enjoy as we cruise around the NY Harbor aboard our classic yacht. 

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $92

July 25th: New Zealand, Lush Green land of Red and White Wines and the local USA cheeses that love them.

July 27th: Eastern European Wonders: Wines of Hungary, Czech Republic & Slovenia

Wendy has traveled extensively in these regions to find the best in under the radar wines. These exotic beauties will be paired with cheeses and or meats to take our tasting to the next level! Cruise with us in NY Harbor as you sip on the delicious picks and watch the sun dip beyond the Statue of Liberty! 

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $92

March 28th See, Smell, Swirl, Touch, Taste. Wine 201, Secrets of a Wine and Cheese Professional

March 23rd: Women in Wine and Cheese: Women’s History Month

Women are breaking grounds in the field of wine! History will tell you wine is a gentleman’s game, but truth is ladies have played an important part all along. Cheesemaking was once part of daily life, as a way to preserve milk. Some of today best cheesemakers are women, experimenting with technique and tradition. Learn about today’s movers and shakers at this special event aboard the motor yacht Manhattan.

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $92

November 5th & 19th: Wine, Cheese, Chocolate pairing

Compare flavor, texture, sweet and salty elements while we craft the perfect pairing! Cruise with us in our cozy climate controlled all-glass observatory and sip on these delicious picks.  

 

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $92

Valentine’s Day Champagne Tasting Cruise

Join us in NYC for a Champagne Valentine’s Day Cruise aboard the luxury yacht Manhattan II.  As you cruise on the Yacht Manhattan II, you will be able to take in all the beauty the New York City skyline has to offer while cozying up and staying warm in our climate controlled observatory. This cruise has limited capacity to create an intimate, comfortable and quiet NY Harbor cruise.  This Valentine’s Day Cruise is one of the best date ideas in the city of Manhattan.  This romantic, intimate and breathtaking NYC Cruise is something that you will make a regular annual event on this special day.    

  Duration: 1.5 hrs   Boat: Manhattan II   Cost: Adult $72