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Lower Manhattan Tours Take in the NYC Skyline with a Lower Manhattan Sightseeing Cruise. Come aboard any one of our yachts and experience a boat ride journey down the Hudson River and into NY Harbor. Along the way you will see the Statue of Liberty, the Financial District, Ellis Island, the Brooklyn Bridge and the most famous skyline in the world!  Whether you want to experience this by sail boat or motor yacht we have the perfect NY Harbor Cruise for you.  

Our boat trips range from a Morimoto Sushi and Sake Sunset Sail to a New York State Beer and Cheese Pairing sail. Just want to get out in the sun and on the water for the afternoon?  Jump aboard for one of our Day Sails or a classic Statue and Skyline Cruise.  Whichever Lower Manhattan Sightseeing Cruise you pick you are sure to have excellent photo opportunities of the major iconic landmarks or have the best backdrop for your selfie!  


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 a complementary beer, wine, champagne or soda on us. Cash bar available for additional drink purchases. 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! 

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $46 | Child $26

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!

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Adirondack   Cost: Adult $52 - $60 | Child $28 - $32

Solar Eclipse NYC 2017

Solar Eclipse Day Cruise on yacht Manhattan

SOLD OUT – Join us for this once in a lifetime event aboard the yacht Manhattan in NY Harbor.  Step aboard this luxury yacht for an afternoon on the water and get the best seats in the house for the solar eclipse happening on August 21st! Grab your friends or family and watch as the moon dances in front of the sun creating a magical twilight effect during the day.  

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Manhattan or Manhattan II   Cost: Adult $72

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.

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Schooner America 2.0   Cost: 56.00

Solar Eclipse Day Sail

SOLD OUT – Join us on August 21st for this rare opportunity in NY Harbor.  Come sail with us and view the partial eclipse of the sun (weather permitting). A NYC solar eclipse is when the moon passes between the earth and the sun, casting a shadow on earth. Here in New York City we will see a partial eclipse, with 71% of the sun covered by the moon. The first contact of the moon passing in front of the sun is at 1:23, the maximum coverage is at 2:44 and the final contact is at 4:00. Bring your own eye protection as it’s important to never look directly at the sun without proper eye protection.

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: America 2.0   Cost: Adult $72 - Child $32

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.  

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Manhattan II, Manhattan or Kingston   Cost: Adult $32 | Child $24

NYC Skyline by Boat with Classic Harbor Line

AIANY Lower Manhattan Architecture Tour

Lower Manhattan Architecture Tour narration, provided by members of the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) New York Chapter, is general enough for visitors, yet detailed enough for the locals, design students and professionals! (Students should take advantage of our reduced ‘student’ tickets on this tour.) On this 90 minute cruise, you will cover all the major sites of Lower Manhattan (below 59th Street) and pass beneath the Broooklyn, Manhattan and Williamsburg Bridges while taking in monuments, architecture, parks and infrastructure. Continuing education credits available »

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $48 | Student $32

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). 

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Adirondack   Cost: Adult $72 - $82

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!

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $64

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!

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

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.

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Adirondack   Cost: Adult $56

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). 

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $56

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.

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: America 2.0   Cost: Adult $52 - $60 | Child $28 - $32

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.

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: America 2.0   Cost: Adult $72 - $82

NYC Beer and Cheese Tasting

Brews of the Boroughs Sunset Sail on Adirondack

Join us for a NYC Beer and Cheese Tasting sunset sail aboard the Schooner Adirondack.  Cruise in NY Harbor and let our crew cater to you with the most impeccable hospitality.  On this 2 hour sail you be served up to 4 locally made beers, expertly paired with artisanal cheeses by our in-house Executive Chef and Cheese Master. On this NYC Beer and Cheese Tasting sunset sail you will also take in the stunning views that NY Harbor has to offer and glide by the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and have the most famous skyline in the world as the backdrop for your next selfie!   

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Adirondack   Cost: $88

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). 

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $58 - $66

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). 

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: America 2.0   Cost: Adult $56

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.

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   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.

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: America 2.0   Cost: Adult $56

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.  

 

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Manhattan II   Cost: Adult $64 | Child $36

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.  Delicious Hot Cocoa, Cookies, and treats for all our guests are included!  This is a NYC Holiday cruise that you just can’t miss!

Cocoa and Carols Holiday Caroling will be featured Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays.

 

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $64 | Child $36

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.    

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Manhattan II   Cost: Adult $72

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).

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $68

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. 

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: America 2.0   Cost: Adult $56 | Child $28

Solar Eclipse Viewing on Yacht Kingston

Join us on August 21st for this rare opportunity in NY Harbor. Come cruise with us and view the partial eclipse of the sun (weather permitting). A solar eclipse is when the moon passes between the earth and the sun, casting a shadow on earth. Here in New York City we will see a partial eclipse, with 71% of the sun covered by the moon. The first contact of the moon passing in front of the sun is at 1:23, the maximum coverage is at 2:44 and the final contact is at 4:00. We will provide you with protective eyewear as it’s important to never look directly at the sun without proper eye protection.

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Kingston   Cost: $72