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The Best Boating Experiences in NYC
The Best Boating Experiences in NYC

The Best Boating Experiences in NYC

Set sail at sea for a day. 🗽


Published May 03, 2022

With warm weather and sunny city days, there’s one thing consistently on our mind: boat days. The best thing about boat days on the Hudson? Epic views of Downtown Manhattan, the Freedom Tower, the Statue of Liberty, and more. With so many on-the-water options to choose from, we’ve gone ahead and rounded up some of the most bucket list-worthy water activities you should experience. 

Themed Yacht Parties All Summer Long

Themed Yacht Parties All Summer Long

What better way to spend your summer than partying on a yacht?! Throughout the summer, you can attend themed parties on the NYC waters for a day party unlike any other. The boat has two floors: an indoor club with full scale production, and a top floor boasting some of the best views in NYC.

Where: Skyport Marina, 2430 FDR Dr, New York, 10010

When: Dates Vary

Price: Starting at $30/person

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location_on Skyport Marina, NY

Rose Gold Exclusive Boat Series

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What better way to spend your summer than partying on a yacht?! Throughout the summer, you can attend themed parties on the NYC waters for a day party unlike any other. The boat has two floors: an indoor club with full scale production, and a top floor boasting some of the best views in NYC.

Where: Skyport Marina, 2430 FDR Dr, New York, 10010

When: Dates Vary

Price: Starting at $30/person

For more information on themed yacht parties



Dinner & Sailing Series Aboard the Ventura

Dinner & Sailing Series Aboard the Ventura

Outdoor dining is one thing. Outdoor dining on a 70-foot yacht with close up views of the Statue of Liberty is another. Bucket Listers is bringing an exclusive dinner and sailing series to the Hudson River, aboard the 101-year old Ventura. Guests can enjoy a semi-private, socially distanced bucket list dining experience aboard the historic sailing yacht docked in Downtown Manhattan at North Cove Marina. Executive Chef Scott Edwards will be curating each night's 6-course chef's tasting menu with top shelf bar pairings.

Where: Vesey St, New York, 10281

When: Dates Vary

Price: $190 per person

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location_on North Cove Marina, NYC

Dinner & Sailing Series Aboard The Ventura

$190
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Outdoor dining is one thing. Outdoor dining on a 70-foot yacht with close up views of the Statue of Liberty is another. Bucket Listers is bringing an exclusive dinner and sailing series to the Hudson River, aboard the 101-year old Ventura. Guests can enjoy a semi-private, socially distanced bucket list dining experience aboard the historic sailing yacht docked in Downtown Manhattan at North Cove Marina. Executive Chef Scott Edwards will be curating each night's 6-course chef's tasting menu with top shelf bar pairings.

Where: Vesey St, New York, 10281

When: Dates Vary

Price: $190 per person

For more information on Dinner & Sailing Series Aboard the Ventura

BYOB Sunset Sail

BYOB Sunset Sail

Grab your friends and cruise the Harbor on your own private BYOB charter. You'll experience unique views of Manhattan, close encounters with the Statue of Liberty, and more. You’re also welcome to bring your own food and drinks. Sunset can hold up to 6 guests and is ideal for smaller, intimate sailing charters. Plus, Sunset is a very comfortable and spacious coastal cruising yacht with plenty of room aboard to stretch out and relax. 

Where: Sail Sunset at Pier 25, New York, 10013 

When: Dates Vary

Price: Starting at $625 for up to six people

For more information on Sunset Sails Around NYC

location_on Pier 25, NYC

Private Sunset Sail Around NYC (up to 6 ppl)

From $625
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Grab your friends and cruise the Harbor on your own private BYOB charter. You'll experience unique views of Manhattan, close encounters with the Statue of Liberty, and more. You’re also welcome to bring your own food and drinks. Sunset can hold up to 6 guests and is ideal for smaller, intimate sailing charters. Plus, Sunset is a very comfortable and spacious coastal cruising yacht with plenty of room aboard to stretch out and relax. 

Where: Sail Sunset at Pier 25, New York, 10013 

When: Dates Vary

Price: Starting at $625 for up to six people

For more information on Sunset Sails Around NYC

Ventura Private Yacht Charter

Ventura Private Yacht Charter

Step aboard the historic sailing yacht Ventura for an unforgettable bucket list experience. Ventura is based in North Cove Marina at Brookfield Place and available for private charter from May to October. Customize your experience with food and beverage options, private chefs, and cruising routes around lower Manhattan and NY Harbor. Daytime private charters are available starting at 9am every day with a return to the dock no later than 5pm. Timing will depend on our current availability and booking schedule. The evening private charters are available starting at 5pm every day.

Where: North Cove Marina at Brookfield Place, New York, 10281

When: Dates Vary

Price: Daytime private charters starting at $2,550 for up to 30 people

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location_on North Cove Marina, NYC

Ventura Private Yacht Charter

From $2547
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Step aboard the historic sailing yacht Ventura for an unforgettable bucket list experience. Ventura is based in North Cove Marina at Brookfield Place and available for private charter from May to October. Customize your experience with food and beverage options, private chefs, and cruising routes around lower Manhattan and NY Harbor. Daytime private charters are available starting at 9am every day with a return to the dock no later than 5pm. Timing will depend on our current availability and booking schedule. The evening private charters are available starting at 5pm every day.

Where: North Cove Marina at Brookfield Place, New York, 10281

When: Dates Vary

Price: Daytime private charters starting at $2,550 for up to 30 people

For more information on Ventura Private Yacht Charter

Live Jazz Cruise

Live Jazz Cruise

Live jazz and top sights of NYC– a perfect match! Step aboard the 1920s style yacht Manhattan and witness the city's beauty and elegance, while enjoying some festive live jazz. On this cruise you may hear anything from jazz standards by Gershwin, Cole Porter and Duke Ellington, to new renditions of Motown songs, R&B grooves and hits from today.

Where: Chelsea Piers at Pier 62, New York, 10011

When: Dates Vary

Price: Starting at $86/person for 4+ people

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location_on Chelsea Piers, NYC

Live Jazz on a Cruise Around NYC

$104 $99 5% OFF
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Live jazz and top sights of NYC– a perfect match! Step aboard the 1920s style yacht Manhattan and witness the city's beauty and elegance, while enjoying some festive live jazz. On this cruise you may hear anything from jazz standards by Gershwin, Cole Porter and Duke Ellington, to new renditions of Motown songs, R&B grooves and hits from today.

Where: Chelsea Piers at Pier 62, New York, 10011

When: Dates Vary

Price: Starting at $86/person for 4+ people

For more information on Live Jazz Cruise

Boozy Yacht Cruises with Mimosas and Champagne

Boozy Yacht Cruises with Mimosas and Champagne

If your idea of a good time involves bubbly and bites, there are plenty of cruise options for you to choose from! You can have your pick from a number of different cruise options, many of which involve drinks and food. It’s the perfect option to impress your out-of-town guests. Cruises include a Mimosa Sail, Champagne & Cheese pairing cruise, brunch cruise, and cocktail cruise. 

Where: Chelsea Piers near 22nd St on the Hudson River,Manhattan, NY

When: Dates Vary

Price: Starting at $48/person

For more information on Champagne Brunch, Cheese Pairing Cruises, Mimosa Sails and more

If your idea of a good time involves bubbly and bites, there are plenty of cruise options for you to choose from! You can have your pick from a number of different cruise options, many of which involve drinks and food. It’s the perfect option to impress your out-of-town guests. Cruises include a Mimosa Sail, Champagne & Cheese pairing cruise, brunch cruise, and cocktail cruise. 

Where: Chelsea Piers near 22nd St on the Hudson River,Manhattan, NY

When: Dates Vary

Price: Starting at $48/person

For more information on Champagne Brunch, Cheese Pairing Cruises, Mimosa Sails and more

Tour City Sights on a Yacht

Tour City Sights on a Yacht

Looking for something different to do on date night or evening with friends? Sign up for an afternoon or evening of outdoor fun on a New York City sightseeing cruise. You can choose from two cruises: seeing New York’s top sights at sunset or the city lights at night.

Where: Chelsea Piers at Pier 62, New York, 10011

When: Dates Vary

Price: Starting at $64/person

For more information on NYC Sightseeing Yacht

Looking for something different to do on date night or evening with friends? Sign up for an afternoon or evening of outdoor fun on a New York City sightseeing cruise. You can choose from two cruises: seeing New York’s top sights at sunset or the city lights at night.

Where: Chelsea Piers at Pier 62, New York, 10011

When: Dates Vary

Price: Starting at $64/person

For more information on NYC Sightseeing Yacht

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