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Food Cruises We love NYC brunch cruises in NY Harbor! So step aboard for a NYC food cruise you will never forget. We offer a variety of “foodie” inspired cruises in NY Harbor. The very best of flavors and views come together on the decks of our classic style yachts and schooners.

Choose from a number of our sightseeing cruises that are specially paired with the very best of New York State. Whether it be breweries, wineries, restaurants, specialty purveyors, bakeries, or farms we have a delicious event for you! Special sommeliers, brew masters, and chefs co-host some of these events on our classic yachts. We offer educational information and insight to their crafts.

Our crowd-free, elegant, and intimate yachts make these events truly special. What better way to experience the best of New York City but on a beautiful classic boat cruising around Manhattan. All the while taking in the views alongside our special “foodie” offerings! While cruising with us in Chelsea, all food obsessed should be sure to visit “Chelsea Market” — the local “Foodie Mecca” — home of Emeril Live, Iron Chef America, and Morimoto Restaurant. 

Grab your friends and brunch with us for one of our NYC brunch cruises.  Cruise with us New York style with a brunch buffet and ride under the Brooklyn Bridge. 

*** Due to Covid-19 we will not be running food cruises.  The start of food cruises will be TBA depending on State requirements. 

COVID-19 UPDATES: Please click HERE to see how we have changed our operation due to Covid-19.

 

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 $96

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 $96

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 Margarita 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! 

  Duration: 9 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $182 | Child $118

Famous NYC Jazz Cruise Departing from Chelsea Piers

New Year’s Eve Fireworks Cruise on yacht Manhattan II

This event is TBA – we are currently waiting to get COVID-19 guideline updates. 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 “Boat Band”, 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 $398

New Year’s Eve Fireworks Cruise on Yacht Manhattan

This cruise is TBA – we are currently waiting on COVID-19 guideline updates. 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, 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 $348

NYC New Year's Day Brunch Cruise

New Year’s Day Jazz Brunch Cruise

Happy Holidays! Come cruise into the New Year with us. You will find them 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 New Year brunch cruise is packed with a bountiful holiday-themed buffet! Expect fresh baked bagels, assortment of muffins, cinnamon-apple pastries, seasonal fruit, harvest-mix kale salad, mini fritattas, turkey sausage, Canadian bacon, home fries, spicy Bloody Marys, Mimosas, juices, coffee, and tea. Sit back and enjoy the gorgeous 360-degree view of the island from the climate-controlled and enclosed back-deck observatory of these 1920s style motor yachts. Sit back and relax and listen to a live Jazz trio as you enjoy this special New Year’s Brunch Cruise. 

  Duration: 2.75 hrs   Boat: Manhattan or Manhattan II   Cost: Adult $118 | Child $82

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!

  Duration: 2.75 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $96 | Child $72