New York, NY (March 26, 2018) Classic Harbor Line (CHL) to kick off 2018 season by adding a new boat and location to the New York City fleet. CHL will continue operating out of Pier 62 of the Chelsea Piers Complex and will begin offering additional cruises departing from North Cove Marina in Battery Park City.
Beginning April 14, CHL’s 54-foot yacht Kingston, a 1920s-inspired, plumb-bowed, fan-tailed Scarano Boat Building design, will be docked at the northeast side of North Cove Marina to kick off the Spring cruising season. Then the newest addition to the CHL fleet, a 65-foot restored 1950s Grebe Yacht, Full Moon, will take over for its inaugural cruise later in the season. Each of these yachts is ideal for up to 40 guests and will feature a bar, comfortable seating and relaxing ambiance.
Perfect for a night on the water with friends, or a private charter for special occasions, the North Cove Marina location offers New Yorkers and corporate groups working nearby a convenient after work meeting point for a Sunset Cocktail Cruise, or if time allows, a One Hour Harbor Sightseeing Cruise offered most days in the late afternoon. “Wow” out of town clients after a meeting or incentivize current employees.
Tourists visiting the One World Trade Memorial can take a short 7-minute walk from the museum through Brookfield Place and step aboard one of Classic Harbor Line’s yachts to enjoy unobstructed views of Manhattan’s Financial District, Ellis Island, and the Statue of Liberty. Some tours will cruise up the East River under the Brooklyn, Manhattan and Williamsburg Bridges and take in midtown Manhattan icons such as the Chrysler Building and the Empire State Building along with Brooklyn and Queens infrastructure.
Yacht Full Moon is the tenth boat to be added to the Classic Harbor Line fleet, which began operating in New York Harbor in 2000 with 1890s-style pilot schooner Adirondack, built by Scarano Boat Building in Albany, NY. Classic Harbor Line also operates in Boston, MA., Newport, RI., and Key West, FL.
Scarano specializes in historic looking boats that are built for accommodating guests in comfort and style. It is their combination of the best of old world charm and today’s most advanced, proven technologies that set them ahead of the curve. With teak decks, mahogany trim, and carbon fiber rigging these boats are, by far, unique to their kind. With the craftsmanship of Scarano Boat Building, Classic Harbor Line operates safe, comfortable boats that are sure to impress and meet everyone’s needs.