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Day Sails We love NYC sightseeing boat tours! Join us for a Day Sail boat ride to Lady Liberty.  Get out on the water for some fresh air with us.  Soak up the sun and take in the NYC skyline. Sail with us to the Statue of Liberty, or take a boat ride around the Island of Manhattan. This is a simple way to get away from the mayhem of the city and take to the sights.

Sightseeing and soaking in the sun are prefect activities that go hand in hand, so jump aboard one of our sightseeing boat tours. Bring friends and family on a boat ride and let our crew serve you a refreshing beverage.  Within minutes you will forget the distractions of life on land and you will experience the simple joys of a leisurely NY Harbor cruise. Whether you are a local looking for a sailing escape or a visitor wanting to do a sightseeing boat tour you are sure to have a memorable time.  

Sail NY Harbor on one of our beautiful sailboats or cruise out in style on one of our classic yachts.  These boats create a wonderful intimate experience.  If you are a local, you will keep coming back for more.  If you are a tourist you wont forget this memory and will be sharing your photographs for years to come.     

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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

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

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. This is a wonderful cruise to treat out of town guests to see the sites and is a perfect sightseeing cruise for children. Sit back and relax on this elegantly crafted boat as you cruise by Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty, Governors Island, and have the whole view of NY Harbor. 

  Duration: 1.5 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $48 | Child $28

Wine Tasting NYC | Classic Harbor Line

Champagne & Cheese Pairing Cruise

Bubbles, Bites & New York City Sights! As you cruise on the Yacht Manhattan II or Yacht Manhattan, you will be able to take in all the beauty the New York City skyline has to offer while relaxing in our grand observatory. This cruise has limited capacity to create an intimate, comfortable and quiet NY Harbor cruise.

  Duration: 1.5 hrs   Boat: Manhattan or Manhattan II   Cost: Starting at $94 - $108

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

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

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

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

NYC Brunch Cruise

Mimosa, Statue & Skyline Cruise on yacht Full Moon from North Cove Marina

Start your Saturday with an early afternoon Mimosa Cruise aboard the Yacht Kingston or Yacht Full Moon.  Cruise with us out into NY Harbor with a Mimosa in hand and take in all of the major iconic sites this city has to offer.  This is the perfect way to start your day with a loved one, your family or a group of out of town guests.   

  Duration: 1.5 hrs   Boat: Full Moon | Departing from North Cove Marina   Cost: Adult $48 - $60 | Child $28

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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

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

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 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

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 Brunch Cruise

Around Manhattan Brunch Cruise

Join us for our famous leisurely weekend brunch! Our “cruisine” is packed with delicious foods & fresh baked goods! All food served with a prix fixe menu at your private table! Guests are treated to a complimentary Bloody Mary or Mimosa as well! You can also purchase a brunch beverage package if you please. View the sites and cruise with us around the island of Manhattan from the yacht Manhattan’s climate controlled, glass observatory.

  Duration: 2.75 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $124 - $142 | Child $72

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

Military History Tour of New York Harbor

Military History Tour of New York Harbor

In honor of our National Holiday Weekends, Classic Harbor Line and Turnstile Tours have teamed up to offer a special series of Naval Harbor History Tours! Join us on Memorial Day Weekend 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 - $78

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

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

Festive Holiday Boat Cruise NYC | Classic Harbor Line

Cocoa and Carols Holiday Cruise

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

  Duration: 1.5 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: General Admission $96 - $124