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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.   


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, local, national, and international award-winning architects, 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 »

BUY GIFT CERTIFICATE

  Duration: 2.75 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $86 | 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 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: Adult $72 | Child $48

NYC Winter Sightseeing Cruise

Holiday Statue and Skyline 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 Sightseeing Cruises!  Intimate and cozy, you are sure to enjoy your time out with us and make it a memorable experience. We offer one complimentary drink (additional drinks available for purchase).  To read more about this cruise click to purchase. 

  Duration: 1.5 hrs   Boat: Manhattan or Manhattan II   Cost: Adult $46 | Child $26

Private Holiday Yacht Rental NYC | Classic Harbor Line

Holiday Wine Tasting aboard Yacht Manhattan

Step aboard the Yacht Manhattan or Manhattan II decked out in full holiday decor. Relax in our climate controlled glassed-in observatory and sip on wines hand picked by our adored wine expert Wendy Crispell!  She will teach you which wines go perfectly with everything on your holiday table. Additionally, each will be paired with the perfect cheese, chocolate or chutney to help you build the perfect holiday platter, or to help bring you into the spirited holiday season.

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $92

Best NYC Holiday Cruise | Classic Harbor Line

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.  

 

  Duration: 1.5 hrs   Boat: Manhattan II   Cost: Adult $72 | Child $48

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 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, juices, coffee and tea. See Holiday activities we host!

  Duration: 2.75 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $86 | Child $68

Famous NYC Jazz Cruise Departing from Chelsea Piers

New Year’s Eve Fireworks Cruise on yacht Manhattan II

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 $378

NYC New Year's Day Brunch Cruise

New Year’s Day 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, gluten-free gingerbread waffle station with all the fixings, turkey sausage, Canadian bacon, home fries, spicy Bloody Marys, Mimosas, Egg Nog, 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.

  Duration: 2.75 hrs   Boat: Manhattan or Manhattan II   Cost: Adult $128 | Child $82

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 one complimentary beer, wine, champagne, soda on us. Additional drinks are available for purchase. 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 have views of the Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan Bridge! 

  Duration: 1.5 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $46 | Child $26

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 complimentary drink. (Enjoy a complimentary 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! (Photo by Tali Blankfeld). 

  Duration: 1.5 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult Starting at $58 - $68

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 $74 | 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.

  Duration: 2.75 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $86 | Child $68

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 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 $58 - $68

Statue of Liberty

1-Hour Statue of Liberty Cruise

Sit back and enjoy the luxurious view of the island from the cozy solarium or the open decks of our gorgeous, 1920s-style yachts!  This is our shortest cruise and will take you out to the Statue of Liberty and back in 60 minutes!  On this intimate excursion our Captain will narrate and highlight all the major iconic sights that NY Harbor has to offer.  Cruise past the Financial District and take in the sight of the Freedom tower from the perspective of the water.  

  Duration: 1 hr   Boat: Manhattan II, Manhattan or Kingston   Cost: Adult $36 | Child $24

Live Jazz Cruise on yacht Manhattan II in NY Harbor

Evening Jazz Cruise

Cruise New York City’s famous harbor aboard the luxury 1920s style yacht Manhattan 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 with sipping on some Champagne and relaxing to the soothing sound of the jazz. 

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $72

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 $92

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 »

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

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 see views of the Brooklyn, and Manhattan Bridges while taking in monuments, architecture, parks and infrastructure. Continuing education credits available »

  Duration: 1.5 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $48 | Student $32

AIANY Around Manhattan Historic Architecture Tour

The narration, provided by members of the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) NYC chapter, is general enough for visitors yet detailed enough for the locals and is as comprehensive as the standard AIANY circumnavigation tour. Aboard the yachts, experience a comfortable and unique tour through the Hudson, East, and Harlem Rivers from the climate-controlled and enclosed back-deck observatory or wander to the outer decks for fresh air and sunlight with a complimentary beverage in hand. The Historic Architecture Boat Tour will circumnavigate the island of Manhattan, focusing on individual landmark buildings and historic districts, as well as historic monuments, bridges, and landscapes. Among the themes to be explored are:

•    Adaptive re-use of historic structures, such as The High Line, that have been creatively reinvented for new uses along the post-industrial waterfront
•    Protecting architectural heritage, including the evolution and implementation of New York City’s Landmarks Law
•    Sustainability and historic buildings

Continuing education credits available »

  Duration: 2.75 hrs   Boat: Manhattan or Manhattan II   Cost: Adult $86 | Student $68

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

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 $92 - $112

New Year’s Eve Fireworks Cruise on Yacht Manhattan

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 $328

Romantic Things to do NYC

1-Hr Sightseeing Cruise on yacht Kingston from North Cove Marina

See the key NYC harbor sights in just one hour aboard the smaller more intimate wooden yachts of the Classic Harbor Line fleet and depart from North Cove Marina. This yacht is ideal for up to 40 guests, feature full bar, comfortable seating and excellent views of the city skyline and New York harbor. Each excursion will feature a slow pass by the Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island. On occasion, at high tide, we may even circumnavigate the Liberty Island. This shorter cruise is ideal for families or tourists with limited time.  

  Duration: 1 hr   Boat: Kingston | Departing from North Cove Marina   Cost: Adult $36 | Child $24

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

Start your mid afternoon with us for a Mimosa Cruise out to the Statue of Liberty! Experience New York like you never have before aboard one of our classic yachts. After a morning of sightseeing in the Financial District 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: Kingston | Departing from North Cove Marina   Cost: Adult $46 | Child $26

Statue of LIberty Cruise

Statue & Skyline Cruise on yacht Kingston from North Cove Marina

Experience New York like you never have before aboard one of our classic yachts. After a day of sightseeing in the Financial District leave the noise of city street life behind. 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 our classic yacht! Beer, wine, champagne, soda, juice or water, and a full bar is available for purchase throughout the trip. (Bar is credit card only.)

  Duration: 1.5 hrs   Boat: Kingston | Departing from North Cove Marina   Cost: Adult $46 | Child $26

Happy Hour Cruise NYC

Happy Hour Cruise on yacht Kingston from North Cove Marina

Enjoy Happy Hour aboard a classic yacht in NY Harbor just minutes after the end of your work day. Kick back and relax with friends & co-workers on this 60 minute cruise. See the key NYC harbor sights aboard our intimate wooden yacht departing from North Cove Marina. This yacht is ideal for up to 40 guests, feature a full bar, comfortable seating and excellent views of the city skyline and New York harbor. Each excursion will feature a slow pass by the Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island. On occasion, at high tide, we may even circumnavigate the Liberty Island.

  Duration: 1 hr   Boat: Kingston | Departing from North Cove Marina   Cost: Adult $46

Yacht Kingston Sunset Cruise in NYC

Sunset Cocktail Cruise on yacht Kingston from North Cove Marina

Join us aboard yacht Kingston from our North Cove location for a sunset cruise in NY Harbor.  The yacht is ideal for up to 32 guests, features a full bar, comfortable seating and excellent views of the city skyline and New York harbor. Each excursion will feature a slow pass by the Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island. On occasion, at high tide, we may even circumnavigate the Liberty Island. 

  Duration: 1.5 hrs   Boat: Kingston | Departing from North Cove Marina   Cost: Adult $58

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 $72

NYC St. Patrick's Day Cruise

St. Patrick’s Day Brunch Cruise with a live Celtic Fidler

Join us this St. Patrick’s Day for an Around Manhattan Brunch Cruise! Upon boarding, hear the majestic sounds of a Celtic bagpipe.  Playing from the bow of the boat, and bringing you to the far off hills of Ireland.  Once you step aboard, enjoy a four-course Irish-themed brunch menu.  Listen to the cheerful stylings of a live Irish fiddler playing throughout your journey. There will be a slow pass by Ellis Island, where nearly ¼ of all immigrants who passed through, were of Irish decent. (3.5 million!) So step aboard and join us for this magical cruise. 

  Duration: 2.75 hrs   Boat: Manhattan or Manhattan II   Cost: Adult $108 | Child $64

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 $108 | Child $64

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 (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).

  Duration: 2.5 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $68

Waterfront Plan Boat Tour: Accessible, Active, and Resilient

Waterfront Plan Boat Tour: Accessible, Active, and Resilient

Step aboard the teak decks of our elegant 1920s style yachts, the *Manhattan* and *Manhattan II*, and enjoy this full circumnavigation! NYC’s Department of City Planning (NYCDCP) has officially kicked off the planning stages for the next Comprehensive Waterfront Plan. Published every ten years, the NYC Comprehensive Waterfront Plan aims at making New York City’s 520 miles of waterfront accessible, active, and resilient. This plan provides a vision for the city’s waterfront for the next decade and beyond. Join on this adaptation of AIANY’s Around Manhattan Architecture Boat Tour, which will feature special guest speakers Jay Valgora AIA (Waterfront Management Advisory Board member and founder of STUDIO V Architecture), Claudia Herasme (Chief Urban Designer, NYCDCP), andMichael L. Marrella AICP (Director of Waterfront and Open Space Planning, NYCDCP), who will collectively discuss waterfront planning efforts—past, current, and future—as we sail around NYC’s waterfront. Arthur Platt AIA, AIANY Host Guide, will fill in relevant architecture and infrastructure narration throughout. This tour is operated in partnership with Classic Harbor Line and the New York City Department of City Planning. 

Offered  August 22nd 2020 @ 1:45pm 

Continuing education credits available »

  Duration: 2.75 hrs   Boat: Manhattan or Manhattan II   Cost: Adult $86

Woman Architecture Tour

AIANY Women in Architecture NYC Boat Tour

Join the AIANY Women in Architecture Committee for a special networking architecture cruise focused on a wide range of waterfront projects designed or built by women. AIANY guide Julie Engh, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP, will welcome several expert guest speakers (TBA), who collectively will provide lively narration covering architecture and engineering landmarks from all eras of the city’s history, as well as current urban planning and environmental issues impacting urban waterfronts. We’ll cruise the Hudson, East and Harlem Rivers, and explore women’s contributions to the recent transformation of an industrial waterfront to one of booming real estate development, ecologically-driven landscape design, and resilient infrastructure. Tour features include iconic Art Deco spires, historic engineering marvels, adaptive reuse, and progressive waterfront parks. 

Offered on July 20th 2020 @ 10.15am 

Continuing education credits available »

  Duration: 2.75 hrs   Boat: Manhattan or Manhattan II   Cost: Adult $86 | Student $68

NYC Bridge Tour

Gateways to New York: Bridges, Infrastructure, and the Legacy of Othmar Ammann

This special version of our Around Manhattan: Bridges, Infrastructure, and the Evolving City tour will focus on the work of Swiss-American structural engineer Othmar H. Ammann, who emigrated to New York in 1904 and redefined the art of bridge building in America. Ammann designed more than half of the eleven bridges that connect New York City to the rest of the United States. In addition to his seminal George Washington Bridge, Ammann’s most important projects in New York include the Bayonne Bridge, the Triborough Bridge, the Bronx Whitestone Bridge, the Throgs Neck Bridge and the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.  This tour is held in partnership with Architecture & Design Film Festival, who will be screening the new documentary film Gateways to New York by director Martin Witz, chronicling the adventurous saga of  Ammann, who moved to America as a young engineer, creating modern icons in New York with his visionary suspension bridges. Witz will be on board… The Architecture & Design Film Festival (ADFF), held this year from October 16-20 in NYC, celebrates the unique creative spirit that drives architecture and design. With a curated selection of films, events and panel discussions, ADFF creates an opportunity to entertain, engage and educate all types of people who are excited about architecture and design.

  Duration: 2.75 hrs   Boat: Manhattan or Manhattan II   Cost: Adult $86 | Student $68

Morimoto Sushi & Sake Sail

Morimoto Sushi & Sake Cruise on Yacht Manhattan

Step aboard the classic yacht Manhattan and enjoy an evening out on the water for a NYC sunset. This light dinner sail features most seaworthy cuisine: renowned NYC sushi from Iron Chef Morimoto and cool, refreshing assorted sake, served on the decks of New York’s most elegant yacht. The menu includes a sushi sampling of nine sushi pieces and one roll served in two platings and paired with 4 sake flights! Classic Harbor Line and Morimoto have taken special steps to ensure the sushi is served in the freshest means possible for this event: It is prepared just minutes before boarding, stored in special coolers and served within the first hour of your cruise. **This cruise runs through the month of October.  If you are interested in joining us June-Sept check out the Morimoto Sushi & Sake Sail aboard the Schooner America 2.0

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Manhattan or Manhattan II   Cost: Adult $132

NYC Pride Fireworks Cruise

PRIDE Fireworks Cruise aboard the Yacht Manhattan II

Grab your friends and family and join us in NY Harbor to celebrate unity.  Enjoy the best seat in the house aboard the luxury yacht Manhattan II as we cruise under the famous Pier 97 PRIDE Fireworks.  The Yacht Manhattan II is our largest most elegant yacht and is the perfect place to celebrate this monumental moment.   

  Duration: 2-2.5 hrs   Boat: Manhattan II   Cost: Adult $72

NYC Sunset Cruise

Sunset Cocktail Cruise on yacht Full Moon from North Cove

Step aboard one of the smaller more intimate wooden yachts of the Classic Harbor Line fleet and depart from North Cove Marina for a cruise in New York Harbor at Sunset. The yachts are ideal for up to 28 guests, feature full bars, comfortable seating and excellent views of the city skyline and New York harbor. Each excursion will feature a slow pass by the Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island. On occasion, at high tide, we may even circumnavigate the Liberty Island.

  Duration: 1.5 hrs   Boat: Full Moon | Departing from North Cove Marina   Cost: Adult $58

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 $46 | Child $24

Statue of Liberty Cruise

1 Hour Harbor Sightseeing Cruise on Yacht Full Moon from North Cove Marina

See the key NYC harbor sights in just one hour aboard the smaller more intimate wooden yachts of the Classic Harbor Line fleet and depart from North Cove Marina. The yachts are ideal for up to 28 guests, feature full bars, comfortable seating and excellent views of the city skyline and New York harbor. Each excursion will feature a slow pass by the Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island. On occasion, at high tide, we may even circumnavigate the Liberty Island. This shorter cruise is ideal for families or tourists with limited time.

  Duration: 1 hr - Departing from North Cove Marina   Boat: Full Moon | Departing from North Cove Marina   Cost: Adult $36 | Child $24

NYC Cocktail Cruise

Happy Hour Cruise on yacht Full Moon from North Cove

Enjoy Happy Hour aboard a classic yacht in NY Harbor just minutes after the end of your work day. Kick back and relax with friends & co-workers on this 60 minute cruise. See the key NYC harbor sights aboard our intimate wooden yacht departing from North Cove Marina. This yacht is ideal for up to 28 guests, feature a full bar, comfortable seating and excellent views of the city skyline and New York harbor. Each excursion will feature a slow pass by the Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island. On occasion, at high tide, we may even circumnavigate the Liberty Island.

  Duration: 1 hr - Departing from North Cove Marina   Boat: Full Moon   Cost: Adult $46

NYC Statue of Liberty Cruise

Statue and Skyline Cruise on yacht Full Moon from North Cove Marina

Join us for some afternoon sightseeing aboard our Statue and Skyline cruise departing from North Cove Marina on one of our classic yachts.  In the heart of Battery Park City this is the perfect place to jump on a boat and head out into the Harbor to see the city from the waters perspective.  View iconic sites such as the Statue of Liberty, One World Observatory, Ellis Island, Governors Island, and more!

  Duration: 1.5 hrs   Boat: Full Moon | Departing from North Cove Marina   Cost: Adult $46 | Child $26

NYC Pride Fireworks Cruise

PRIDE Fireworks On Yacht Manhattan

Celebrate equal rights with us and step aboard yacht Manhattan for the famous Pier 97 fireworks!  Cruise with us through NY Harbor and past by Lady Liberty.  Sip on Champagne and enjoy time with friends and family. This annual celebration will end with a bang! Enjoy sparkling fireworks and watch as they soar in the sky for the celebration of PRIDE! Exhale your “oohs and ahs” and cruise through the waters we proudly call home.

  Duration: 2-2.5 hrs   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $72

NYC 4th of July Fireworks Cruise | Classic Harbor Line

4th of July Fireworks Cruise on Yacht Full Moon from North Cove Marina

Join us for a 4th of July Fireworks celebration aboard this vintage style yacht; Full Moon built in 1950. This yacht offers you great views of the Macy’s July 4th Fireworks, Statue of Liberty and NYC skyline, from its forward open air deck, or its covered open-air aft deck observatory. This cruise is limited to only 20 passengers offering a intimate and up close view of this epic event. Enjoy passed hors d oeuvres, light stationary displays and dessert along with a complimentary standard open bar. (Beer, Wine, Champagne and soft drinks)  Enjoy this magical evening of the most spectacular display of fireworks in the nation!

 

  Duration: 3 hrs   Boat: Full Moon | Departing from North Cove Marina   Cost: $548

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 | Student $68

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.

  Duration: 2.75 hrs   Boat: Manhattan or Manhattan II   Cost: Adult $118 | Child $72

AIANY Urban Ecology Tour

This unique circumnavigation of the island of Manhattan will explore green infrastructure designed to both restore the health and productivity of the region’s marine ecology and to create resilient edges to mitigate storm surge and sea level rise. The tour will be hosted by Arthur Platt AIA, along with guest guides Pete Malinowski, Executive Director of Restoration for the Billion Oyster Project (BOP), and Clara Holmes, a Field Scientist with NYC Parks, specializing in botany. Guests will hear accounts of the abundant marine life documented by 17th century explorers and learn how subsequent settlement patterns and resource use led to the estuary’s decline. Today’s ecological goals, including efforts to rebuild native oyster habitat and create sanctuaries for migratory fish and waterfowl, embody a renewed commitment to restoring native ecology along our shared urban shoreline. Continuing education credits available »

  Duration: 2.75 hrs   Boat: Manhattan II   Cost: Adult $96

NYC Afternoon Fall Foliage Cruise

Afternoon Fall Foliage Lunch Cruise

Step aboard the luxury yacht *Manhattan II* — our cozy, elegant, 1920s-style yacht — as we travel north-bound on the Hudson River in style! 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. Join us on this autumn cruise out of the busy city of Manhattan north on the tree-lined, scenic Hudson River.

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Manhattan or Manhattan II   Cost: Adult $108 | 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 $84 | 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.  You are encouraged to bring your own picnic! 

  Duration: 2.5 hrs   Boat: Kingston   Cost: Adult $84 | Child $64