New York, NY

Lower Manhattan

Lower Manhattan Tours Come aboard any one of our vessels and experience a journey down the Hudson. Along the way you will see the Statue of Liberty, the Financial District, the lights of the City, and much more!

With sails and cruises ranging from Sushi and Sake to New York State Beer and Cheese, the Adirondack, America 2.0, and Yacht Manhattan provide an enjoyable experience for everyone, young and old!


Statue and Skyline Cruise on Yacht Manhattan

Experience New York like you never before; leaving the noise of city street life behind. Sit back and enjoy the luxurious 360-degree view of the island from the cozy solarium or the open decks of this gorgeous, 80-foot Twenties-style yacht! Pass by Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty, and Governors Island. Pass under the Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan Bridge and take in the views of New York City from a classic motor yacht!

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $42 | Child $24

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 pass beneath the Broooklyn, Manhattan and Williamsburg Bridges while taking in monuments, architecture, parks and infrastructure. Continuing education credits available »

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $46 | Student $32

Day Sail aboard Schooner America 2.0

Enjoy a day sail on this 105-foot schooner that is perfect for family outings, dates, and entertaining. A sail on America 2.0 is guaranteed to be an unforgettable experience. Within five minutes of leaving the dock you’ll feel the relaxing breeze of New York Harbor; forgetting the mayhem and noise of Manhattan.

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: America 2.0   Cost: Adult $48 - $54 | Child $32

Day Sail aboard Schooner Adirondack

See New York like you never have on this 2 hour sail aboard the Adirondack, a wooden 80-foot pilot schooner. Within five minutes of leaving the dock, you’ll forget the mayhem and noise of Manhattan street life, and you’ll feel the relaxing breeze of New York Harbor!

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Adirondack   Cost: Adult $48 - $54 | Child $26

Sunset Sail aboard Schooner America 2.0

Experience the most stylish means of viewing a New York City sunset; sailing aboard the Schooner America 2.0. While sailing you will be treated to a glass of champagne by our exceptional crew as you watch the vibrant warm rays of the sun sink peacefully into the horizon.  Step away from the hustle and bustle of the city with your favorite companions when you board this 105-foot, 1800s styled vessel, America 2.0. She’s perfect for romantic outings, entertaining friends from out of town, or just relaxing.

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: America 2.0   Cost: Adult $68 - $78

Sunset Sail aboard Schooner Adirondack

See New York City sunset from the water on this evening sightseeing sail of the borough’s waterside landmarks. Climb aboard our beautiful 80-foot schooner, the Adirondack, and join your captain in this peaceful, picturesque sail away from the concrete and noise of the city.

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Adirondack   Cost: Adult $68 - $78
  Depart: Brooklyn Bridge Park Marina   Boat: Adirondack   Cost: Adult $68 - $78

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 East Rivers. 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.

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $52

Sunday Evening Jazz Cruise

Cruise New York City’s famous harbor aboard the 1920s style yacht Manhattan while listening to live jazz music by the Classic Harbor Line Jazz Trio, The Sound Waves! Learn more about our NYC Jazz Cruise!

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $56

City Lights Sail aboard Schooner America 2.0

Board the 105-foot, 1800s styled, Schooner America 2.0 after dusk to take a tour of the unmatched Manhattan skyline. Bring your favorite companion or a group of friends to enjoy the lights as you sip on champagne in the peaceful late night breezes of the Harbor. The City Lights sail on America 2.0 is exquisite choice for an after dinner event or to finish any day in the city.

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: America 2.0   Cost: Adult $54

City Lights Sail aboard Schooner Adirondack

Experience New York City lights like you never have on this sail past the bright and beautiful borough of Manhattan. You’ll take in the famous Manhattan skyline as it was meant to be seen — from the water. You will also enjoy spectacular views of Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty, and the Brooklyn Bridge lit up by the evening lights.

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Adirondack   Cost: Adult $54

Champagne City Lights Cruise on Yacht Manhattan

Experience 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!

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $52

Full Moon Sail aboard Schooner Adirondack

Join us for a magical, moonlit view of Manhattan aboard the Schooner Adirondack. On this sail, you will experience the splendor of New York City’s nighttime skyline under the bright, radiating moonlight.

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $54

Brunch aboard Schooner America 2.0

Truly, it’s a sailor’s Sunday morning delight when you board the Schooner America 2.0 for her brunch cruise to the Statue of Liberty. Relax and enjoy a plentiful buffet spread of bagels & pastries, fruit, frittatas, a selection of sliced meats and cheeses, and a smoked salmon display. Our captain and crew, the most experienced and knowledgeable you’ll find, take you on a 2-hour sail to the Statue of Liberty where you can take in 360-degree views of the iconic Manhattan skyline and the monuments and structures that define this great city. 

The Brunch Cruise can be purchased at a reduced rate excluding food at $59. To obtain these tickets call 212.627.1825 x3

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: America 2.0   Cost: Adult $72 | Child $42

Morimoto Sushi and Sake Sail on America 2.0

This light dinner sail features a most seaworthy cuisine:  sushi, and not just any sushi, but Iron Chef Morimoto’s sushi! No sushi meal would be complete without sake, and this sail does not disappoint, we offer a range of cool, refreshing sake served on the decks of New York City’s most elegant schooner. The menu includes a sampling of sushi perfect for a one-of-a-kind sunset sail – 9 sushi pieces and 1 roll – served in 2 platings, paired with 4 sake flights, and all while we set sail for the New York Harbor!

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: America 2.0   Cost: Adult $124

Full Moon Sail aboard Schooner America 2.0

Join us for a magical, moonlit view of Manhattan aboard the Schooner America 2.0. On this sail, you will experience the splendor of New York City’s nighttime skyline under the bright, radiating moonlight.

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: America 2.0   Cost: Adult $54

Sunset or City Lights Cruise on Yacht Kingston

Step aboard the most intimate classic yachts in town to take in the spectacular New York City Skyline at Sunset! You and only up to 48 other guests will be aboard one of our 1920s style water taxis to zip out on to the Hudson in style! Our identical “mini yacht”, Kingston is the smallest and newest power yacht in the Classic Harbor Line fleet.

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Kingston   Cost: Adult $44
  Depart: Brooklyn Bridge Park Marina   Boat: Kingston   Cost: Adult $44

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.

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Kingston   Cost: Adult $32

Brooklyn to Chelsea Piers Cruise

Take a one-way cruise from Brooklyn to Chelsea aboard the Yacht Kingston. This 45 minute trip includes views of the upper New York Harbor, the Lower Manhattan skyline and bit of class and comfort aboard this 1920s style yacht.

  Depart: Brooklyn Bridge Park Marina   Boat: Kingston   Cost: Adult $16

Military History Tour of New York Harbor

In honor of our National Holiday Weekends, Classic Harbor Line and Turnstile Tours have partnered to offer a special series of Naval Harbor History Tours! Join us on Memorial Day Weekend (and Fleet Week), July 4th Weekend, August 8-10 & Labor 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).

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $68

Columbus Day Weekend Schooner Race on America 2.0

Every year for the first week in October, Classic Harbor Line enters her schooners in a 4 day racing series hosted by the Manhattan Yacht Club.  Classic sailing yachts from all over the east coast travel to NYC to compete – and we take our guests with us!

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: America 2.0   Cost: Adult $72 | Child $48

Columbus Day Weekend Schooner Race on Adirondack

Every year for the first week in October, Classic Harbor Line enters her schooners in a 4 day racing series hosted by the Manhattan yacht Club.  Classic sailing yachts from all over the east coast travel to NYC to compete — and we take our guests with us!

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Adirondack   Cost: Adult $72 | Child $48

Cocoa and Carols/Holiday Jazz 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 90 minute cruise to see the New York City lights. Delicious Hot Cocoa, Cookies, and treats for all our guests are included!  This is a NYC Holiday cruise that you just can’t miss!

A live Jazz Trio will be playing Wednesdays, Fridays & Sundays, and Holiday Caroling will be featured Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays.

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $56 | Child $36

Valentine’s Day Champagne & Aphrodisiacs Pairing Cruise

Celebrate this Valentine’s Day with your special someone on Classic Harbor Line’s Champagne and Aphrodisiac Pairing Cruise in New York City. As you cruise on the Yacht Manhattan, you and your loved one will be able to take in all the romance the New York skyline has to offer while cuddling up and staying warm in our climate controlled observatory. You will be treated to a four course pairing menu that is sure to entice.

  Depart: Chelsea Piers   Boat: Manhattan   Cost: Adult $76

Brooklyn Waterfront Past & Present

Step aboard the luxury yacht Kingston on this intimate two-hour narrated cruise to explore the Brooklyn waterfront past and present, from the borough’s historical emergence as an industrial powerhouse, to its resurgence today as a major center of innovation, industry, and recreation. The Brooklyn waterfront has long been a major economic engine and cultural touchstone for New York City – there’s no better way to explore this dynamic landscape than from the water! This cruise leaves from the Brooklyn Bridge Park Marina!

  Depart: Brooklyn Bridge Park Marina   Boat: Kingston   Cost: Adult $54 | Child $44