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CityNew York, NY
AreaMidtown West
Venue TypeCruise Ship/Yacht/Event Space
Open Since1984
Size4500 sq. ft.
Capacity500 (Standing) / 230 (Seated)
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SetupThis Manhattan cruise line has three spectacular boats available for private (full) charters or deck (partial) charters. The ships can accommodate up to 400 guests for seated dinners and up to 500 guests for cocktail parties/receptions.
FurnishingsAll yachts feature standard tables, chairs, buffets (when needed), china, white tablecloths and napkins, flatware and glassware.
Floor PlanVessel #1 - Main Deck - Vessel #1 - Second Deck - Vessel #2 - Main Deck - Vessel #2 - Second Deck - Vessel #3 - Main Deck - Vessel #3 - Second Deck

This New York City fleet of ships/yachts provides the perfect ambiance to accommodate a wide range of NYC events, including a formal corporate event, elegant weddings, meeting spaces for social groups and themed Manhattan private parties such as casino nights, prom parties and more. Cruise down the Hudson River as you enjoy fine American cuisine in a setting of excellent service and modern design, accompanied by the most exceptional views of Manhattan. The spacious and comfortable yachts are the perfect place for any special NYC occasion that demands a unique setting and the best food and service New York has to offer.

Chartering a yacht privately grants you exclusive use of the vessel for up to 4 ½ Hours. En route, you’ll experience spectacular views of the Statue of Liberty and the Downtown financial center while passing directly underneath the Manhattan, Williamsburg and Brooklyn bridges. Menus are customized for your private event, and all food is served fresh from the on-board galley.

3 Unique Ships for Your Customized Private Cruise

Whether a wedding, social group or corporate event, the on-site event planning team will tailor-create your voyage. Since your event is unique, an event planner will first sit down with you to brainstorm your goals and vision. Together, you'll select the perfect yacht layout, design a delicious menu with the chefs, choose wine and cocktails, and explore the themes that make your private charter an unforgettable journey. Your creative vision is then brought to life, ensuring a first-class experience from the very moment your guests step on board.

All 3 ships feature fully equipped galleys, outdoor decks furnished with casual tables and chairs, panoramic view windows, high-quality sound systems and full-service bars on all decks. An eclectic mix of DJs and live musicians invites your guests to dance the night away with friends, or cheek to cheek with that special someone. They'll love the fabulous sights of the harbor, including the Statue of Liberty and the magnificent bridges on the East River!

The first vessel, with two interior decks, has a modern nautical decor and is climate-controlled for year-round comfort. The 160-foot long ship is outfitted with a high-quality sound system for either speeches, live or DJ entertainment, a baby grand piano and a permanent over sized dance floor. The interior sight lines of the ship are also conducive to A/V equipment for business presentations. The lower interior deck is a large over sized deck that can accommodate up to 250 guests. The upper interior deck can hold up to an additional 150 guests and is perfect for social or corporate parties in Manhattan. The 2 interior decks can be chartered separately for two private events or combined to accommodate a larger group. Last but not least, the yacht's exterior observation deck provides spectacular skyline views for all your guests as you cruise and enjoy the great skyline of New York City.

The second 160-foot long vessel is a stunning 3 deck ship, featuring two climate controlled interior decks and a gigantic exterior deck on top. It has a modern nautical decor and offers a grand staircase that connects the two interior decks. The grand staircase offers a nice visual perspective while providing functionality for cocktail parties and dining options. With a high-quality sound system, permanent dance floor and a baby grand piano, the ship is perfect for all types of Manhattan private, social and corporate events and is often chosen by brides to host New York City wedding ceremonies and receptions.

The smallest vessel in the fleet is a sleek, 100-foot long ship with two interior climate controlled decks and a large exterior deck -- perfect for groups of up to 249 people. The 2 decks can be chartered separately for two private events or can be combined to accommodate a larger group where it would be appropriate to enjoy a cocktail reception on one deck and dining options on another. The boat also has over sized windows for amazing views and a high-quality sound system for either live or DJ entertainment.

The Food

Experience the cuisines of the world without leaving the harbor. The executive chef has designed the menu by blending his 25 years of New York culinary expertise with his extensive world travel. Global influence mixes with local ingredients – from the Tri-state area’s Bountiful Harvest to Pennsylvania’s Organic Amish farms – to create intricate, savory dishes of meats, poultry, pasta, fish and vegetables. The chef's seasonally evolving entrees reflect the up-to-the-minute rhythms of Manhattan, as delectable and diverse as the city.

Private Charters and Group Dining for All Occasions

With many different options available for your next group event or fully private charter, this unique dining experience is an excellent choice for New York City wedding receptions, reunions, corporate holiday party, company meetings, engagement parties, proms, sweet sixteens, birthday celebrations, bar and bat mitzvahs, fundraisers and anniversaries.

Additional Views: Interior View with Staircase - Outdoor Champagne Toast - Wedding Setup on Boat - Cocktail Reception on Outdoor Deck

CateringThe ships offer on-site catering and only allow Ethnic outside caterers (e.g. Kosher, Indian, Russian, etc.) to use its kitchen galley, utensils, chafing dishes, buffet tables and glassware.

Sample Menus - Dinner and Cocktail Reception Menu
  • No damage in putting decor in place. e.g. no nails, use only masking tape
  • No open flames
  • Nothing that would cause hazardous conditions like wires that are not taped in place or blocking of any doors used for emergency exits
  • All decor, equipment and props being brought aboard must be advised and discussed with the venue prior to bringing aboard for approval.
Audio/VideoA/V equipment must be arranged through an outside source (additional fees apply accordingly).
Cool FeaturesA seaborne event space with 360° views of the New York City Skyline.
SpecialsNo charter fees in January/February/March!

In addition, special offers are available to event planners that choose to partner with the cruise line and non-profit organizations with 501(c)(4) status. A percentage of event revenues is donated to the benefiting organization.
Past ClientsNew York Yankees Foundation, New Jersey Nets, Women's Sports Foundation, New Jersey Devils, Lou Gehrig Disease Foundation, Nissan, Toyota, Children's Aid Society, United Nations Military & Police Advisors, American Bar Association, Hospital for Special Surgery, U.S Navy, CNN, Marwood Group, St. Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital, Microsoft Enterprise Services, Pepsi Co, Liz Claiborne, TD Bank, IBM Research, Tiffany & Co.

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