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Address: Pier 81, W 41st St and 12th Ave, New York City, NY
Phone Number: +1 212-630-8100
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Description: Operating since 1984, World Yacht at Pier 81 is New York City's premiere...
Operating since 1984, World Yacht at Pier 81 is New York City's premiere destination on the Hudson River. Each year, World Yacht hosts more than 125,000 guests around Manhattan. With four stunning vessels elegantly appointed, World Yacht is the ideal venue for romantic dinners, group outings, small dinner parties, weddings and corporate and social events. Our public dinner cruises sail year round; guests enjoy a four-course dinner, breathtaking views of the city skyline, music and entertainment. Brunch and lunch cruises sail from April through October. All vessels are available for private events. World Yacht's dinner cruises offer American cuisine in an elegant setting with exceptional views of the Manhattan skyline as a backdrop. The three-hour public dinner cruise features a four-course dinner composed of seasonal appetizer, entree and dessert choices, each prepared fresh onboard by Executive Chef Dennis Weeks and his team. World Yacht operates year round, sailing daily from May through December for dinner service and offering Sunday brunch cruises between the months of April and October.
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Unique, fun way of taking out friends and family for the afternoon

We booked the Easter Brunch cruise. Food was good. Service was better. Cruising around NYC harbor on a nice day was best. Glad they instilled a dress code, making this a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

We booked the Easter Brunch cruise. Food was good. Service was better. Cruising around NYC harbor on a nice day was best. Glad they instilled a dress code, making this a formal outing for the holiday. Call out to Figuerra, the helpful server who waited on us even though our assigned server was too busy, and to his boss, Luis... More 

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

We went on a cruise on Easter evening. We heard some mixed opinions and were worried that Easter would be overbooked. Really no idea what to expect. We used their Spring Cruise special for dinner cruise. I must say that from the moment we got to the ticket window until we got off the ship, this was the most amazing... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

The World Yacht Sunday Brunch Cruise was absolutely wonderful. After a week of rainy weather in NY, yesterday (Sunday) turned out to be a stellar day! The weather was gorgeous, the food was reaaaaally good, and the staff was A-Mazing!!! Luis, the Cruise Director was an absolute treasure... Friendly, and accommodating on all levels. Our server, Keith was just as... More 

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NYCL M, Manager at World Yacht, responded to this review

So glad you decided to join us for Sunday Brunch, Jay. Happy to hear that everything from our staff to the food knocked it out of the park for you. Hope you'll be back to take another cruise with us soon. Until then, World Yacht Team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

I just went on a beautiful Yacht with World Yacht At Pier 81 in New York City on Easter Sunday afternoon. I enjoy my time with my Family on this Yacht for Lunch & Drinks. The cruise was smooth sailing and the staff were all very Professional and Helping. Three particular staff members onboard; Margarita, GiGi and Liandra were especially... More 

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NYCL M, Manager at World Yacht, responded to this review

So glad you decided to celebrate Easter Sunday with us. Happy to hear our staff was able to help you enjoy such a beautiful cruise. Nothing like seeing the sights of New York from the Hudson. Hope you'll be back to see us soon. Until then, World Yacht Team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We had an amazing time on the World Yacht! My family and I wanted to thank you all for making my son's Law school graduation and my daughter's graduation from college dinner a phenomenal experience. Everything was so awesome! The food, the service and the DJ was perfect. Very comfortable and pleasant atmosphere with a breathtaking view. Again thank you... More 

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NYCL M, Manager at World Yacht, responded to this review

So glad you had an amazing time with us, Joan. We appreciate that you decided to celebrate such special occassions for your son and daughter. Our team always enjoys giving our guests the best time possible, and we're happy you guys had such a good time. Hope you'll be back to visit us soon. All the best, World Yacht Team More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We booked our New York holiday in January 2014 for me and my husband and 2 teenage girls aged 18 and 19 to arrive on 23 December for 10 days. However as it got closer to our departing date we were wondering where we could go on NYE to keep the teenagers happy as everyone was saying "avoid Times Square",... More 

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NYCL M, Manager at World Yacht, responded to this review

Glad you and your family decided to celebrate New Year's Eve with us, Christine. Nothing like enjoying a good meal with the sights of New York as your backdrop. Happy to hear the night went well and you guys enjoyed yourselves. Hope the rest of your trip was as great as your visit with us, and we hope you'll be... More 

moncton nb, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Our experience was fabulous. The ship setting was unbelievable. The service provided by our Servers Michael-Robert Jamal was excellent. Cudos to everyone for providing such an enjoyable celebration. Nothing prevented us from experiencing a wonderful evening. Food, drink and entertainment was superb. We have shared our experience with friends and family. Thank you for a wonderful beginning into the New... More 

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NYCL M, Manager at World Yacht, responded to this review

So happy to hear your cruise with us was fabulous, Shirley. We always enjoy giving New York's out of town visitors an enjoyable experience. Happy to hear everything was top-notch for you. Hope you'll be back to see us when you're in the Big Apple again. All the best, World Yacht Team More 

New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

My husband and I celebrated our wedding with our family members and closest friends at Word Yacht on Valentine’s weekend, I must said it was the best idea I could have had, at least that’s what my guests said. I had family members coming from Europe, therefore, I thought it would be great to offer a city view at side... More 

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NYCL M, Manager at World Yacht, responded to this review

So glad you and your husband decided to celebrate your wedding with us. It's always a treat to have such special occasions on our cruises, and it was such a delight to have your family see the sights of New York aboard our ship. Great to hear that everything went well. We wish you and your husband nothing but the... More 

Anaheim Hills, CA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Food was surprisingly excellent for serving so many on a boat. We had a window seat in the front. Service was good. One thing that was annoying is that we wanted a romantic dinner cruise which the 1st half was perfect but on the way back the DJ played 95% loud music you could not escape. Our dinner conversation was... More 

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NYCL M, Manager at World Yacht, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed our food and service, Thomas. Happy to hear you celebrated Valentine's Day with us. Nothing like enjoying a good meal with the sights of New York in the background. Hope you'll be back to visit us soon. All the best, World Yacht Team More 

Belo Horizonte, MG
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

What a disappointment!!!! My family and I were expecting to have a great New Year's Eve but it turned out to be a real nightmare. First of all we had to wait outdoors ( it was a freezing night) for more than an hour before they finally let us board. Open bar worked well and the DJ (queen of spades)... More 

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Lindsey G, Manager at World Yacht, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that this happened on your New Years Eve Cruise however we are not aware that this occurred on any of our boats. We believe it was another company, we take the safety of our guests very seriously. Can you please let us know the name of the boat you were on so that we may... More 

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