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Motor Yachts of Classic Harbor LineOur motor yachts are designed for comfort and sightseeing. They are the most perfect NYC Motor Yacht Cruises! Sit in our climate controlled back end observatory and enjoy the details of the boat while you take in the famous iconic NYC Skyline.  Step out on the deck and soak in the sun and capture unbelievable photos of the Statue of Liberty.

The motor yachts can fully circumnavigate the Island of Manhattan in an easy 2.45 hours, and pass under all 18 Bridges allowing for a most premium NYC boat ride. Whether joining us for one of our NYC guided tours, or kicking back on a more leisurely boat ride, you are sure to enjoy your experience with us.

Our yachts are also available for private boat charters.  They are perfect for family gatherings, birthdays, corporate company parties or nautical weddings.  Whether you purchase tickets for one of our public events or privately charter out the boat our most hospitable crew will take care of you and give you a NYC boat ride that you will never forget.   

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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 | Infant $18

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

Champagne Sunset Cruise on Yacht Manhattan

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 NY Harbor. 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).

  Duration: 1.5 hrs   Boat: Manhattan or Manhattan II   Cost: Adult Starting at $78 - $84

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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 | Infant $14

Champagne City Lights Cruise aboard Yacht Manhattan

City Lights Cruise on Yacht Manhattan

Experience a Romantic New York Sightseeing cruise like never before. Step aboard our luxurious 1920s inspired motor yacht. Cozy up in the climate controlled observation cabin to take in the iconic sights. Join us for a bright and beautiful New York City Skyline by nightfall during a comfortable and unique NY Harbor Cruise. This romantic cruise is truly one of the most spectacular ways to see NYC! (Photo by Tali Blankfeld). 

  Duration: 1.25 hrs - 1.5 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult Starting at $68 - $84

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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

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

Classic Cocktails with a Twist aboard Yacht Manhattan

Savor a well-made cocktail as you watch the city pass by while relaxing in your private, partitioned seating area surrounded by large windows. Snap a few shots as we linger in front of the Statue of Liberty, explore the outer decks or stay cozy in your private nook; every vantage point offers the BEST VIEWS OF NYC. Welcome in a new era of 20s cocktails with a Sake Gimlet or a Grapefruit & Rosemary Rickey. Our sophisticated cocktail menu is packed with creative modern-day spins. Your first cocktail choice is on-the-house and additional cocktails are available for purchase.

  Duration: 1.5 hrs   Boat: Manhattan or Manhattan II   Cost: Adult $78. -$84

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

AIANY Climate Change Tour: Resiliency, Sustainable Architecture and the Future of NYC

The best way to understand the many facets of climate change in New York City is by traveling along its waterways….Step aboard Yacht Manhattan or Manhattan II for the *AIANY Climate Change Tour: Resiliency, Sustainable Architecture and the Future of NYC * and learn about how climate change is affecting our city and people, and the actions NYC is taking to mitigate pending threats and reduce its carbon footprint. This tour will address the pressing need for sustainable design and greater resiliency, delving into how New York City is reducing fossil fuel consumption, strengthening its natural habitats, and reimagining its transportation infrastructure. The tour will also explore the importance of the environmental justice movement in New York City.

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

NYC Sightseeing Boat Ride | Classic Harbor Line

AIANY Around Manhattan Bridge & Infrastructure Tour

Discover and explore the bridges and infrastructure that allowed a 17th Century Dutch trading post to evolve into today’s global city. John Kriskiewicz, professor of Architecture and City Planning,is your host for a full circumnavigation tour that puts into context all of New York City’s fantastic, historic, and varied road, rail, water, waste, park and power infrastructure that can only be comprehended from the water. Historical anecdotes and tales of heroic engineering feats are illustrated as we sail under the iconic bridges and close, along side the often hidden infrastructure that make life in our city possible. Continuing education credits available »

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

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

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 songs backed by a live band!  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

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 | Infant $14

NYC Holiday Cruise

Sunset & Holiday Cocoa Cruise

Experience a beautiful New York City sunset and the illuminated cityscape during a comfortable and unique NYC Harbor sunset cruise through the Hudson River. Get into the holiday spirit and enjoy the grand salon of the Manhattan Yachts in their rich full Holiday decor while taking in NYC skyline during this magical time of year.

  Duration: 1.5 hrs   Boat: Manhattan or Manhattan II   Cost: $86-$96 Adult

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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 1.5 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.  A complimentary beer, wine, hot cocoa (spiked if you please) or champagne from the bar is offered on all trips. Additional drinks are available for purchase.

 

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

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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.

The earlier cruises (pre-dinner and post-dinner) will have a three flight Champagne tasting! 

The late night will have a five flight Champagne tasting and the best spots in NY Harbor for the magical display of Fireworks off the Statue of Liberty! 

  Duration: 1.5 - 2.5 hours   Boat: Manhattan or Manhattan II   Cost: Starting at $118 to $398

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 - $106 | Child $64

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: freshly made New York bakery and pastry, salmon and lox, Chef’s seasonal salad with an Autumn twist, a roasted ham and more.  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 | Infant $18

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 - $106 | Child $64

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 - $106 | Child $64

Valentine’s Day Champagne Tasting 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 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 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. 

  Duration: 1.5 hrs   Boat: Manhattan II   Cost: Adult $138

Yacht Full Moon

Sunset Cruise on Full Moon from Chelsea Piers

Step aboard one of the smaller more intimate wooden yachts of the Classic Harbor Line fleet and departs from Chelsea Piers for a cruise in New York Harbor at Sunset. Yacht Full Moon is equipped with comfortable seating and excellent views of the city skyline and New York harbor. Occasionally this cruise will take place on her sister ship the classic Yacht Kingston. This charming plumb-bowed mini-yacht features wrap-around seating to take in all the amazing views this city has to offer. Each excursion will feature a slow pass by the Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island. 

  Duration: 1.5 hrs   Boat: Yacht Full Moon   Cost: $84 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 $60 | Child $28

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: $60 Adult | $28 Child

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Around Manhattan Holiday Brunch Cruise

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 | Infant $18

New Year’s Day Brunch Cruise

Happy Holidays! Come cruise into the New Year with us.  You will enjoy our warm, cozy, and spectacularly decorated main cabin – which is 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 menu!  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. 

  Duration: 2.75 hrs   Boat: Yacht Manhattan or Manhattan II   Cost: $148 to $168 Adults | $82 Child

Full Day Cruise to Bear Mountain and Back

Full Day Cruise to Bear Mountain and Back

It’s 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 up river menu includes a 3-course pre-fixe brunch with one complimentary beverage.  Menu: Danishes, Muffins, Donuts w/assorted Jams, Cream Cheese & butter, Bagels, Garden Mix Green Salad with Honey Balsamic and Feta!  The down-river gourmet pre-fixe BBQ lunch with one complimentary beverage. Menu: BBQ Chicken, Oven-Baked 5-Cheese Mac & Cheese, Corn on the Cob, Bratwurst w/ Pepper, Onions and Kraut, Pretzel Bun, Potato Salad, Dessert, Fresh Fruit, Cookies, Petit FoursFors! 

So spend the day with us and enjoy this adventure out of the city! 

  Duration: 9 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $248 - $298

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 | Infant $14

AIANY Alrededor de Manhattan Tour Arquitectura (en español)

Únase a nosotros a bordo de las cubiertas de teca de nuestros elegantes yates estilo años 20, el Manhattan y el Manhattan II, y disfrute de los sitios arquitectónicos de la ciudad de Nueva York, como se ven mejor desde el agua. El recorrido “Alrededor de Manhattan” está narrado por miembros del capítulo de Nueva York del Instituto Americano de Arquitectos (AIANY). Es lo suficientemente general para los visitantes pero rico en detalles para los locales. A bordo de los yates, experimente un recorrido cómodo y único a lo largo de los ríos Hudson, East y Harlem desde el observatorio cerrado y climatizado en la cubierta trasera, o pasee por las cubiertas exteriores para tomar aire fresco y la luz del sol con una bebida de cortesía en la mano. En este crucero de 2,75 horas, circunnavegará la isla de Manhattan (pasando por debajo de los 18 puentes) mientras contempla monumentos, arquitectura, parques e infraestructura.

  Duration: 2.75 hrs   Boat: Yacht Manhattan or Manhattan II   Cost: $86 - $106