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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.


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! Sail past the Statue of Liberty and get the best view of the NYC Skyline with the World Trade Center standing tall.  

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Adirondack   Cost: Adult $58 - $78 | Child $28 - $34

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. Take in all the iconic sites of this famous city from the perspective of the water.  Sail past Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty.  Get the perspective of this famous city skyline from the decks of this stunning schooner. 

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: America 2.0   Cost: Adult $58 - $78 | Child $28 - $34

Evening Jazz Cruise

Evening Jazz Cruise

Cruise New York City’s famous harbor aboard the luxury 1920s style yacht Manhattan or Manhattan II while listening to live jazz music by the Classic Harbor Line Jazz Trio, The Boat Band! Learn more about our NYC Jazz Cruise!  This is truly the perfect way to start your evening and relax to the soothing sound of the jazz. 

  Duration: 1.5 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $86 - $104

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 $76 - $96

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 $76 - $96

PRIDE NYC

PRIDE Brunch Sail aboard the Schooner America 2.0

It’s a sailor’s weekend morning delight when you board the *Schooner America 2.0* for a brunch cruise to the Statue of Liberty. On this two-hour sail to the Statue of Liberty, take in wide-open views of the iconic Manhattan skyline and the monuments and structures that define this great city. 

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Schooner America 2.0   Cost: $150 Adult

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 - $64

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! Continuing education credits available »

 

  Duration: 3.25 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $86 - $106 | Student $68

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! You and a few other guests will be aboard one of our 1920s-style water taxi to zip out on to the water! The Kingston features wrap-around seating, a covered area midship and an uncovered forward deck for excellent skyward views.  A delicious prix fixe light hors d’ oeuvres menu will be served along with a standard open bar (Beer, Wine, Champagne and Soft Drinks). 

  Duration: 3 hrs   Boat: Kingston   Cost: $428-$492

NYC Pride Sail in NY Harbor

Trans New York Harbor PRIDE Sail for the Hetrick-Martin Institute 2

Celebrate PRIDE with us and step aboard for an afternoon sail on one of our classic Schooners! 100% of net ticket sales goes to benefit transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming youth programs of the Hetrick-Martin Institute.  So grab your friends, soak up the sun and sail with us through the waters we proudly call home.  

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Adirondack OR America 2.0   Cost: Adult $75

NYC Pride Sail in NY Harbor

New York Harbor PRIDE Sail for the Hetrick-Martin Institute

Celebrate PRIDE with us and step aboard for an afternoon sail on one of our classic Schooners! 100% of net ticket sales goes to benefit transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming youth programs of the Hetrick-Martin Institute.  So grab your friends, soak up the sun and sail with us through the waters we proudly call home.  

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Adirondack OR America 2.0   Cost: Adult $75

Private Boat Rental in NYC for Company Parties

New Year’s Eve Champagne Tasting Cruise

Celebrate this New Year’s Eve with your special someone or your close and dear friends on Classic Harbor Line’s New Year’s Eve Champagne Tasting Cruise! 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 special tour features the twinkling lights of Manhattan and a selection of special sparkling wines featuring a delicious flight hand selected by our own wine and food expert.

  Duration: 1.75 - 2 hours   Boat: Manhattan or Manhattan II   Cost: Starting at $118

Palisades Fall Foliage Cruise

Grand Palisades Fall Foliage Cruise aboard Manhattan Yachts

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.

  Duration: 2.25 hrs   Boat: Manhattan or Manhattan II   Cost: Adults $88 - $104 | Child $64

World One and the Yacht Manhattan II | Classic Harbor Line

AIANY Around Manhattan Architecture Tour

Explore NYC’s new and enduring architecture, engineering marvels and the revitalized waterfront from the teak decks of Classic Harbor Line’s elegant motor yachts. The “Around Manhattan’s” insightful tour narration is eloquently shared by AIANY (American Institute of Architects) members. The story of NYC’s development is described as a broad overview for visitors yet includes deeper insights to satisfy demanding locals. Catch new and alluring sites including Little Island at Pier 55, the Hudson Yards “mega-project”, the continuing ascent of “supertall” luxury residential towers and join a discussion of how cities might adapt in the post-Covid era. Continuing education credits available »

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  Duration: 2.75 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Starting at Adult $86 - $106 | Student $68

AIANY Urban Ecology & Infrastructure Boat Tour

This tour focuses on innovative efforts to restore the Harbor’s historically abundant marine life while also expanding vital “working waterfront” infrastructure. The AIANY Guide (American Institute of Architects) will delve into a range of historic and recent “working waterfront” operations located side by side with new public access piers and parks. Other topics of discussion will be the key waterfront sites including: Battery Park City, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Buttermilk Channel, Governors Island, Gowanus Bay, Sims Metal Recycling, the Brooklyn Army Terminal, Owl’s Head Wastewater Treatment Plant, Staten Island’s waterfront development, Bayonne Golf Club, Global Container Terminal, Robbins Reef Lighthouse, Weeks Marine and Liberty State Park.  They will address the challenges facing NYC aquatic species: Oysters, Striped Bass, Shad, Sturgeon, and myriad waterfowl.  Also, a discussion of multi-pronged efforts to improve health through lowering carbon emissions, water pollution and reducing solid waste volume.  And lastly we will address how NYC is addressing sea level rise and frequent storm events with resilient waterfront planning. Continuing education credits available »

  Duration: 2.5 hrs   Boat: Manhattan II   Cost: Starting at $86 -$106 Adult | $68 Student

NYC Architecture at Night

AIANY Architecture and the Lights of Gotham

Building on the successful ten-year collaboration between AIANY and Classic Harbor Line, this new architecture boat tour capitalizes on the remarkable skyline of Manhattan after sunset. From the time the Brooklyn Bridge was inaugurated with dazzling lights and fireworks in 1883, architects and lighting designers have understood the importance of presenting their structures in the night sky. “The city that never sleeps” is stunningly illuminated more than ever. Today’s designers have a sophisticated array of sources, colors and programs to operate their lighting systems. Take to the waters with an expert AIANY guide to see the latest in how architects and lighting designers are creating a new, more dynamic nighttime experience. View the famously mesmerizing lights of Manhattan and explore the latest trends and innovations in architectural lighting. There really is no better way to capture this view as the iconic NYC skyline reflects off the surrounding waters. This two hour-and fifteen-minute narrated cruise will depart at sunset from Chelsea Piers in Manhattan and will include the Lower Hudson River, the Upper Bay and the East River. Prominent examples include the Statue of Liberty from 1886, the Woolworth Tower in 1913, the 1931 Empire State Building, and New York City’s latest supertall building, One World Trade Center. Continuing education credits available »

  Duration: 2.25 hrs   Boat: Manhattan or Manhattan II   Cost: Adult $78 | Student $56

NYC Holiday Cruise

Statue & Skyline Holiday Cocoa 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 Holiday Sightseeing Cruises!  Intimate and cozy, you are sure to enjoy your time out with us and make it a memorable experience. 

  Duration: 1.5 hrs   Boat: Manhattan or Manhattan II   Cost: Adult $48 - $64 | Child $28

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: 2.5 hrs   Boat: Full Moon | Departing from Chelsea Piers   Cost: Adult $88 | Child $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.  

  Duration: 2.5 hrs   Boat: Kingston   Cost: Adult $88 | Child $64

Sunset or City Lights Cruise on Yacht Kingston

Sunset 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.

  Duration: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Kingston   Cost: Adult $62

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.

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

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. Our brunch is a three-course prix fixe menu served at your private table. Includes a complimentary bloody Mary, mimosa, beer, wine or champagne. 

  Duration: 2.5 hrs   Boat: Manhattan or Manhattan II   Cost: Adult $124 - $142 | Child $72

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 II for a leisurely weekend brunch, including  a delicious three-course prix fixe menu served at your private table. 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 II   Cost: Adult $124 - $142 | Child $72

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 around-Manhattan holiday-themed brunch cruise is packed with a bountiful holiday-themed **three-course prix fixe menu served at your private table.**!  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 $124 - $142 | Child $72

NYC Private Yacht Charter

Statue & Skyline cruise on Full Moon from Chelsea Piers

Experience New York like you never have before aboard one of our classic yachts. After a day of sightseeing leave the noise of city street life behind and join us in NY Harbor for a sightseeing boat tour. Sit back, soak in the sun and enjoy the luxurious view of the island from the comfort of our open decks of one of these classic yachts!

  Duration: 1.5 hrs   Boat: Yacht Full Moon   Cost: $48 - $60 Adult | $28 Child

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Grand Palisades Fall Foliage Schooner Sail

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: 3.5 hrs   Boat: Adirondack   Cost: Adult $88 | Child $64

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.

Full Moons 2021
May 26th: Flower Moon
June 24th: Strawberry Moon
July 24th: Buck Moon
August 22nd: Sturgeon Moon
September 21st: Corn Moon/Harvest Moon
October 20th: Hunter’s Moon

  Duration: 1.75 hrs   Boat: Adirondack   Cost: Adult $54

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 $56 - $64