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Classic Harbor Line

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Address: Chelsea Piers - Pier 62, New York City, NY 10011
Phone Number: 212-627-1825
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Description: Dedicated to helping locals and visitors alike enjoy the unique wonders of...
Dedicated to helping locals and visitors alike enjoy the unique wonders of New York City, Classic Harbor Line hopes for the privilege of escorting you on a relaxing, inspiring and breathtaking cruise through the waters we proudly call home. Our three classic yachts – the Schooner Adirondack and the Schooner America 2.0 (our sailboats), and the Luxury Yacht Manhattan (our motorized yacht) are reminiscent of the classic boats that cruised the NYC waters a hundred years ago.
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Great way to see NYC!

My wife and I did the sunset cruise on their beautiful schooner on a perfect late spring afternoon in New York. The staff were fabulous, the lady who checked us in was very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
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Ubud, Indonesia
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Ubud, Indonesia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

My wife and I did the sunset cruise on their beautiful schooner on a perfect late spring afternoon in New York. The staff were fabulous, the lady who checked us in was very friendly, and the deckhands/first mates Caleb and Winston (sorry if the names are incorrectly spelt) were fantastic. Drinks were provided, and they took so many photos of... More 

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Sequim Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW

Classic Harbor Line offers a 3 hour tour (nothing Gilligan about this) around Manhattan Island guided by a local AIA architect who is extremely knowledgeable about the hundreds of buildings and historical sites that cover the island. The antique "commuter boat" is a lovely, comfortable craft whose interior space is completely surrounded by windows so no matter where you sit,... More 

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Park City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Great evening sailing down the Hudson River. It was very beautiful, but very chilly. It was a wonderful evening.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This boat tour around Manhatten is one of the best things you can do in New York With a fantastic tour commentary by an architect from the NYC chapter of AIA, aboard a classic motor launch , with cheese and a glass of wine, I can't think of a better way to circumnavigate the island and learn of its historic... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I have taken this trip 4 times in all weather conditions and no matter what it is the best way to see the city and the Statue of Liberty from the water. The beauty of a quiet sail with an excellent crew cannot be beat. Book it now!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Beautigul sailing yacht, very friendly crew and (our luck) beautiful weather. Very relaxing to see skyline at a leaisurely pace!

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Newport, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Had a great trip for 90 minutes on this beautiful boat. It was not narrated but the captain pointed out several interesting landmarks along with some history. Just enough. The mates were very attentive without being overbearing. We started the trip outside on the deck but ended up in the cozy inner sanctum where the view was spectacular yet we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We had a great time on the cruise. The boat actually sailed, while we watched another with sails up but using the motor to move. The champagne was good. The Captain and crew were friendly and helpful. Aiden and Adam were especially nice. Would highly recommend the trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

we took the sunset cruise and enjoyed 90 mins on top of this outdoor boat sailing close by the Manhattan skyline, Liberty, Ellis Island and Brooklyn Bridge. Great informative commentary too but wrap up warm, it gets cold out on that windy water!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

This was an almost 3 hour tour, narrated by a New York architect, Doug. Born and raised in the city, he gave a great narrative on New York's iconic buildings, old and new. Great insight into the city skyline and history behind so many buildings, bridges and landmarks. There is a small bar with first round of drinks complimentary! Then... More 

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