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Statue of Liberty Cruises

Jump aboard one of our vessels and join us for a boat trip out to the Statue of Liberty! Cruise in style to NY Harbor while your Captain gives you a personalized tour. You will be sure to have the best seat in the house for sightseeing and photo snapping as we only take up to 50 guests depending on what vessel you are on. Intimate and elegant, Visitor or Native, our trips are sure to satisfy. Not only will you get up close and personal to Lady Liberty herself, but you will pass by Ellis Island, the Financial district, the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridge (Motor Yacht cruises). You will glide by Governors Island and can wave “Hello” to the Staten Island Ferry passengers.

Take in the sites of New York City from the perspective of the water.


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

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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  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $78 | Student $58
  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Kingston   Cost: Adult $68 | Student $54

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 x3.

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $108 | Child $64

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.

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

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

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

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

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 »

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $78 | Student $58

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!

Featured Guests Guides for this year’s series of visits to FKP are: 

May 22:  Capt. Cait Field, FKP TEAM

July 17: Eloise Hirsch, FKP TEAM

August 28: Laura Truettnern, FKP TEAM

October 9: Dylan Gauthier*, An artist who has been working on the park

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $78

Brooklyn Sunset Cruise on Yacht Manhattan

Brooklyn Sunset Cruise on Yacht Manhattan

Experience a beautiful New York City sunset and the illuminated cityscape during a comfortable and unique NYC Harbor 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 glassed-in back-deck observatory of this 1920’s style yacht.

  Depart: Brooklyn Bridge Park Marina   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $52

Brunch Abroad Schooner America 2.0

Brunch aboard Schooner America 2.0

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

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

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

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

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 complementary drink. (Enjoy a complementary 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!

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

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

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

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 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.

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

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.

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

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

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.  A picnic style lunch with hot cocoa is included in the ticket price.

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Kingston   Cost: Adult $78 | Child $52

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

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.

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

Gay-Pride-Fireworks-Sail-on-Schooner-Adirondack

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.

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Adirondack   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

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.

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

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

Best Boat Ride in NYC | Classic Harbor Line - Schooner America 2.0

America’s Cup Race aboard Schooner Adirondack

Join us for the America’s Cup race May 2016 out in NY Harbor aboard the Schooner Adirondack III! Get the best seat in the house and get up close and personal with these stunning race vessels.  Watch them take to the waters and compete with each other for this world famous trophy.    

  Depart: Chelsea   Boat: Adirondack   Cost: Adult $300

Statue & Skyline Cruise on Yacht Kingston

Statue & Skyline Cruise aboard Yacht Kingston

Experience New York like you never have before by leaving the noise of city life behind. Sit back and enjoy this intimate narrated tour of lower Manhattan from the open decks of yacht Kingston! Get up close and personal with the Statue of Liberty and cruise by Ellis Island.  You will also cruise under the Brooklyn Bridge and Manhattan Bridge all the while taking in all of the views that the NYC Skyline has to offer.

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Kingston   Cost: Adult $34 - Child $18

Sunset or City Lights Cruise on Yacht Kingston

Sunset or City Lights Cruise on Yacht Kingston

Step aboard the most intimate classic yachts in town to take in the spectacular New York City Skyline at Sunset! You and only up to 48 other guests will be aboard one of our 1920s style water taxis to zip out on to the Hudson in style! Our identical “mini yacht”, Kingston is the smallest and newest power yacht in the Classic Harbor Line fleet.

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Kingston   Cost: Adult $48

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

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 x3.

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $108 - Child $64

Famous NYC Jazz Cruise Departing from Chelsea Piers

New Year’s Eve Fireworks Cruise

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. 

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! 
 
On this special 3.5 hour cruise, take in picturesque views from our cozy (heated) glassed-in observatory. 

Highlights to see: 

  • New Year’s Eve Fireworks!
  • Battery Park, South Street Seaport and the Financial District
  • Governor’s Island, The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
  • Parts of Brooklyn and Queens and the complete New York City skyline
  • Roosevelt Island, the United Nations Building, and the Williamsburg, Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges of the East River

So step Manhattan II for an elegant New Year’s Eve cruise with loved ones and friends!

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $378

Romantic Valentine's Day Cruise in NYC

Champagne Valentine’s Day Cruise

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.

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