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Chelsea Piers Chelsea Piers is the main location for the Classic Harbor Line NYC operation. Yacht Manhattan, Yacht Manhattan II, Yacht Kingston, Schooner Adirondack and Schooner 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 the 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 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, residential “Starchitecture”, 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 $78 | Student $58

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

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.

This Cruise can be purchased at a reduced rate excluding food at $68. To obtain these tickets call 212.627.1825 Opt 4.

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

Statue of Liberty Sightseeing Boat Tour| Classic Harbor Line

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

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

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 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 $56

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

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 $78 | Student $58

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 $56

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: 56.00

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 $78

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 - $112

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: 1.75 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $58 - $66

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 $56

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 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!

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $64

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: 2.75 hrs   Boat: Kingston   Cost: Adult $68 | Child $48

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.

The Bear Mountain Cruise can be purchased at a reduced rate excluding food at $122. To obtain these tickets call 212.627.1825 Opt 4

  Duration: 9 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $182 | Child $98

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 $56

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

August 22nd: Italy! Part Two.

August 25th & 26th: Italy! Part Two.

Traditions in Wine and Cheese, Southern Italy, Sicily and Sardinia. Italy is home to fabulous array of wines with hundreds of indigenous grape varieties and cheese! Taste, compare and learn about the laws, traditions, perfect pairings and more in this special celebration of Italy!

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

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

September 8th & 9th: For Gouda time call, Chile & 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: 2 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $92 - $112

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 22nd & 23rd: Portugal Wine and Cheese Pairing Class

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: 2 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $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 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.

“This Cruise can be purchased at a reduced rate excluding food at $68. To obtain these tickets call 212.627.1825 Opt 4.″

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

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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. 

  Duration: 4 hrs   Boat: Adirondack   Cost: Adult $86 | Child $56

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

October 6th & 7th: Spain and the Iberian Peninsula

Immerse yourself in the culture of Spain! Sail away to a faraway place using sight, sound, smell and taste. Explore the culture, tradition, grapes, regions, cheese styles and tapas tradition of Spain. Learn about ancient traditions and modern advances in the world of Spanish wine. Taste the refreshing whites and rich reds, aged wines and finish with a luscious sherry! An interesting selection of cave aged cheeses will be paired perfectly. Go home with ideas for creative tapas and a special jam recipe!

  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

Educational Wine Tasting NYC | Classic Harbor Line

October 20th & 21st: Oktoberfest! Austria and Germany Wine Tasting

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

November 3rd & 4th: Celebrate Harvest, Best of NY Cheese with Bold Red Blends!

Join us for this fall delight of wines and cheese!  Sit back and enjoy this educational wine tasting aboard NYC luxury yacht!  Cozy up in your best fall sweater and enjoy some time with friends and loved ones for this unique event. 

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

November 14th Craft the perfect platter

November 17th & 18th- Craft the perfect platter for Holiday Celebrations!

Holiday Wine and Cheese Pairing with Chocolate and Chutney. Craft the Perfect Platter for Holiday Celebrations. Recipes Included! Is there a perfect wine to serve with a selection of cheese? Is there a specific order or style of cheese I should know about? Are there easy tips or tricks to make my display look amazing? Should I serve red or white? Are there any other choices beyond fruit to add interest? Go home with a handy pairing guide and a recipe for a delicious drizzle created by a master chef! International selection of wine and cheese will be served.

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

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

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 forty five 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!

Cocoa and Carols Holiday Caroling will be featured every day this year!

 

  Duration: 1.75 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $64 | Child $36

Best Holiday Brunch in NYC | Classic Harbor Line

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!

This Cruise can be purchased at a reduced rate excluding food at $68. To obtain these tickets call 212.627.1825 Opt 4.

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

Best NYC Holiday Cruise | Classic Harbor Line

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 1.75 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.  

Holiday Jazz will take place on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.  

 

  Duration: 1.75 hrs   Boat: Manhattan II   Cost: Adult $64 | Child $36

Private Holiday Yacht Rental NYC | Classic Harbor Line

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: Varies

December 12th Holiday Wine & Cheese pairing with Chocolate and Chutney

December 1st, & 15th – Holiday Wine & Cheese pairing with Chocolate and Chutney!

Holiday Wine and Cheese Pairing with Chocolate and Chutney, Craft the Perfect Platter for Holiday Celebrations. Recipes Included! Is there a perfect wine to serve with a selection of cheeses? Is there a specific order or style of cheeses I should know about? Are there easy tips, tricks and to make my display look amazing? Should I serve red or white? Are there any other choices beyond fruit to add interest? Go home with a handy pairing guide and a recipe for a delicious drizzle created by a master chef! International selection of wines and cheeses will be served.

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

December 19th Wines to pair with everything on your holiday table even your wacky relatives

December 19th – Wines to pair with everything on your holiday table, even your wacky relatives!

Holiday Wine Pairing. Wines to pair with everything on your holiday table, even your wacky relatives! Perfect pairings and ideas for light bites and cheesy desserts! 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: 2 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost:

December 31st Bubbly Holiday Tasting

December 30th – Bubbly Holiday Tasting: The count down to New Year’s!

Sparkling Wines and Silky, Savory Cheeses for a Decedent NYE Celebrations! Sparkling wine is the most versatile pairing in the cheese world! Find out about the grapes, styles, traditions and methods of production. Tickle your senses with bubbly Cremant from France, Sekt from Austria, Cava from Spain, Method Ancestral Prosecco, an American bubbly from the oldest hand dug cellar in the states and discover an unusual sparkling red! Taste a runny, ripe bloomy rind, a cave aged reserve, a rock hard salty sheep’s milk cheese and other surprises in this fun, interactive tasting!

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

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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

Private Wine Tasting NYC | Classic Harbor Line

January 14th & 28th: Wine, Cheese, Chocolate!

Learn how to blend the flavors of three of the most delicious treats in the world, wine, cheese and chocolate! Taste rich reds with bold aged cheeses and deep dark chocolate, creamy soft cheeses with bubbles and hazelnut chocolate, smooth fresh goat cheeses with buttery white chocolate, and more!

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Manhattan II   Cost: 84.00

NYC Private Wine Tasting | Classic Harbor Line

January 29th: Wine and Cheese, Charcuterie for Game Day

Discover the perfect pairings for Superbowl! Cheese and wine isn’t just for fancy parties, it’s a great idea for every get together. American and International favorites will be featured in this informative tasting.

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Manhattan II   Cost: 84.00

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

Valentine’s Day Wine Tasting Cruise

The Romance of Wine, Cheese and Chocolate. Starting off with a Champagne cocktail crafted from rose syrup and gin we will experience 5 unique and decadent pairings of wine with a range of hand crafted cheeses and chocolates. Rich reds with dark sinful chocolate infused with spices to awaken your palate. Lush, buttery whites with creamy, silky cheeses to tempt you. A pairing of all three elements that sing with synergy! Join us for this special Valentine’s inspired tasting designed with care for the hedonist in all of us!

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

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March 10th & 24th: Irish Cheese & the Wines that love them!

The Emerald Isle is full of culinary wonder! The lush green grasses produce some of the most delicious cheeses on the planet! Discover the new cheese makers that are creating such a buzz in the cheese world! Pair these cheeses with a wide variety of New World wines and prepare to be stunned at the possibilities!

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

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 partnered 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

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!

This Cruise can be purchased at a reduced rate excluding food at $68. To obtain these tickets call 212.627.1825 Opt 4.

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

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 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 a complimentary beer, wine, champagne, soda, water, four courses of passed hors d’oeuvres, and dessert.

  Duration: 3.5 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   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

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 and back deck for achieve 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

Romantic Valentine's Day Cruise in NYC

Champagne Valentine’s Day 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 lit-up 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 city lights 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: 1.75 hrs   Boat: Manhattan II   Cost: Adult $72

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 high light all of the major iconic sites that NY Harbor has to offer.  Cruise past the financial district and take in the site of the Freedom tower from the water.  Glide out and take in Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty and see these landmarks from the perspective of the water.  

  Duration: 1 hr   Boat: Manhattan II, Manhattan or Kingston   Cost: Adult $32 | Child $24

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 a 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 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 $56 | Child $28

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: $78

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 “Ginetta’s Vendetta”, 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