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Boat Rental NYC:

Are you looking to do a NYC private yacht charter for your next company party?  Or are you looking to host a party in NYC Private Yacht Charter Boat Rental NYCNYC for your group of out of town guests?  Our boats are a unique event space in New York City that will dazzle your clients, employees, friends or family. 

Charter a boat and cruise (or sail) NYC:

See all the sights this city has to offer from the perspective of the water.  Not only is this a unique event space but is the best way to host a party.  

NYC private yacht charter:

We have the beautiful 80 foot Schooner Adirondack and our 105 foot Schooner America 2.0.  These sailing boats are a great way to get the company out to relax and enjoy each other.  Rather be on a classic motor boat?  Then come take a tour of our beautifully crafted motor yachts. Yachts Manhattan, Manhattan II, Kingston or Full Moon will cruise out in NY Harbor with style and grace.  

Located at Chelsea Piers, NYC:

We are located in the easily accessible neighborhood of Chelsea.  Our cruises will depart from Pier 62.  We will take you up the Hudson River to see the Palisades. Or cruise out to NY Harbor to see the Statue of Liberty!  The beautiful NYC Skyline will be the backdrop of your event.  Just tell us where you want to go and our professional staff will help to design the perfect boat party for you and your guests. 

Our yachts are perfect for a variety of ideas and will fit your every need.  

Yacht Manhattan

The Yacht Manhattan »


This gorgeous, buff-hulled 80-foot, Twenties-style yacht offers elegance and comfort, wrapped in turn-of-the-century tradition. She is equipped with teak decks and mahogany trim. Her spectacular cabin features an all-glass observatory, cushioned seating, conversation-friendly tables, and a well appointed bar; all of which provide you and your guests with stunning panoramic views within climate-controlled comfort.

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The Yacht Manhattan II »


This epic, white-hulled 100-foot long & 22-foot beam yacht echoes everything that the first Yacht Manhattan is, but with more space, more glass and more accommodations. Manhattan II’s 1920s-inspired design continues with her hull shape and fine features, including teak decks and mahogany finishes.

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Schooner Adirondack

The Schooner Adirondack »


This elegant, 80-foot, 1890s-style pilot schooner is a gem in New York Harbor. Schooner Adirondack has been sailing in the New York City Harbor since the fall of 1999. She has entertained thousands of NYC visitors and locals, and has attracted a large, and growing, number of passionate regulars who can’t stop coming back for more.

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Schooner America 2.0

The Schooner America 2.0 »


Offering our most premium sailing experience, Schooner America 2.0 is the newest, largest, most elegant vessel designed for Classic Harbor Line. Added to the Classic Harbor Line fleet in 2011, America 2.0 offers the most exceptional day sailing one can find. She is the fastest, most refined, and the most comfortable schooner of the fleet.

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Yacht Kingston

The Yacht Kingston »


This white-hulled, fan-tailed, plumb-bowed mini-yacht is a real charm in the Classic Harbor Line fleet. Certified for up to 49 guests, we are accustomed to hosting no more than 32 or her special, intimate tours and excursions.

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Full boat shot of the Yacht Full Moon departing from North Cove Marina with the World Trade Center in the background

The Yacht Full Moon »


The Yacht Full Moon is a Grebe Yacht: What is a Grebe Yacht? Henry C. Grebe & Company was the successor to Great Lakes Boat Building, which had started in Milwaukee in 1915 and moved to Chicago in 1921. Grebe was famous for the style and quality of the leisure yachts he designed and built. It was located on the west side of the North Branch of the Chicago River, just north of the West Belmont Avenue Bridge.

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Why host a Private Charter?

Wedding aboard a private yacht in NY Harbor

Nautical Weddings »

Say, “I Do!” in front of the Statue of Liberty, under the Brooklyn Bridge, against the back drop of the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, and the magnificent New York City skyline aboard a turn-of-the-century style yacht! Make that special day even more thrilling, spectacular and memorable aboard one of Classic Harbor Line’s intimate, beautifully appointed one-of-a-kind yachts. Privately rent our boat and make it the perfect NYC Wedding Venue! Captains are available to perform ceremonies and our private charter sales team is able to help plan the most ideal wedding or wedding related event: rehearsal dinners, bachelorette parties, and day after brunches, etc.

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Private cruise in NY Harbor with your co-workers on a classic yacht or sailboat

Corporate Events »

Take to the water on a majestic pilot schooner or cruise aboard a luxurious 1920s-style yacht for your next NYC Corporate Event! Planning your company party? Privately rent our boats and make it the most memorable office party for years to come. Classic Harbor Line yachts are a popular entertainment venue for a number of New York City businesses. A private boat charter aboard the Manhattan, Manhattan II, Adirondack, America 2.0, or our mini yacht Kingston are a great way to host clients, engage with co-workers or to dazzle recruits.

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Private Wine Tasting on a classic boat in NY Harbor with your friends and family

Pairing Events »

What could be more fabulous than a specialty private wine and cheese pairing aboard a beautiful yacht! Cruise NY Harbor by boat and join Wendy Crispell (a wine expert, cheese master and award-winning mixologist) on the water and enjoy one of her themed wine packages or create a unique wine package that your guests will never forget!

You can book a wine pairing sail privately, or you may want to secure tickets for your group on one of our scheduled summer time Wine and Cheese Pairings or on one of our Holiday Wine Tasting Cruise aboard the Yacht Manhattan.

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Tour of NYC from the deck of a boat

NYC Architecture Tours »

All of our AIANY Tour Programming can be booked privately for you and your office, clients, family, guests, school or whomever you'd like to entertain with this spectacular series of tours! Both the Manhattan II, Manhattan and the Kingston offer a range of space accommodations for groups of 6 to 100 for these narrated events. A expert and insightful AIANY guide will be your host and along with your private Architecture tour you can add catering, bar packages and/or many other elements of entertainment or comforts. When booking these tours privately, you may also request route modifications, special themed tours and shortened or lengthened tours.

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Company private holiday party on a heated yacht in NY Harbor

Holiday Parties »

October, November and December are great months for end-of-the-year celebrations! Join us for private Fall Foliage boat trip to Bear Mountain or a NYC Private Holiday Party with your company in New York Harbor. During the fall and winter months the cozy Manhattan II and Manhattan salon are heated and fully decorated to capture the spirit of the Season. Host a year-end dinner in our cozy observatory as you and your guests cruise past the magnificent city lights of lower Manhattan. You can add our Jazz Trio for jazzy holiday tunes to your yacht charter or take advantage of one of our popular pre-scheduled December events by securing tickets for your group aboard our Cocoa and Carols/Holiday Jazz boat cruise series.

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Private Boat Ride upthe Hudson River to Bear Mountain

Destinations and Landside Activities »

The Luxury Yacht Manhattan is an ideal yacht to rent to charter for destinations around the NYC area. She can dock at Liberty State Park, One15 Brooklyn Marina, North Cove Marina, Poughkeepsie & Half Moon Bay Marina. We are happy to help you tailor a destination charter.

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Event space on a classic yacht for company meetings

Meetings & Conferences »

Who said meetings need to be boring? Take your NYC meeting to a classic yacht and try a unique meeting space with the NYC skyline as its backdrop. The dazzling Manhattan & Manhattan II can facilitate meetings, seminars, sales conferences, networking events and client meetings for 20-120, offering full audio/visual services. Our professional team will walk with you through the whole process from start to finish and will assist you and your every need. You are sure to continue to rent out these boats for years to come for your annual meetings.

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Models having a photoshoot on the bow of Schooner America 2.0

TV, Film, Photo & Fashion Shoots »

The Classic Harbor Line Fleet is the most photogenic collection of yachts in NYC. Classic Harbor Line is well equipped to facilitate all types of shoots for print, film, fashion or live television. Choose from an elegant 1920's style motor yacht or a 105 foot schooner and cruise through NY Harbor with the most famous skyline in the world as your backdrop. Not only can you shoot on board each of our yachts, but we have chase boat services as well.

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People at a fundraiser on a classic yacht in NY Harbor

Fundraising Events & Galas »

Planning your spring or fall NYC gala for your non-profit organization? Let Classic Harbor Line assist you with planning one of the most unique and productive events you have ever hosted. Guests are sure to turn out for a gala on the water aboard the most inspiring yachts in NYC. Dazzle your guests as you cruise by boat past the Statue of Liberty and glide under the Brooklyn Bridge for an evening of elegance.

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Classic Harbor Line boat cruises in NY Harbor

Ferry or Transportation Services »

Classic Harbor Line can offer private NYC ferry service by boat for a number of locations in the tri-state area. Whether you are bringing a group from NYC to Connecticut, or from one side of the Hudson to the other, we may be able to offer you the solution. Whether it be your wedding party or your corporate office outing you are sure to impress your guests and travel in style.

a Team Building event on Schooner Adirondack in the Hudson River

Teambuilders »

Perfect for any corporate team-building event, the schooners have a fun, competitive, and educational team-building program. With hands-on activities, teams will not only have a great time but will also collectively learn about the basics of sailing and line-handling.

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Yacht Manhattan Cruising up the Hudson River

Hudson River Cruises »

Classic Harbor Line offers excursions to the Hudson River Valley, both ticketed and private. Take a full day cruise to Bear Mountain, Cold Spring, Storm King or Poughkeepsie. Enjoy time land-side taking a short hike, visiting one of the many museums or galleries, going antiquing, visiting local shops, wineries and fine eateries. Your Hudson River Valley visit will be bookended by a glorious cruise through the most beautiful river valley on the East Coast while you enjoy a bountiful brunch or gourmet lunch!

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