CRUISE ROUTE:

The yachts for our cruise events board at the SkyPort Marina on the East Side of Manhattan, at 23rd Street & FDR Drive. The yachts sail on the East River, to the Statue of Liberty, just around into the Hudson River, and back. Along this route take in New York City's breathtaking skyline, major bridges, iconic landmarks, and parks. The yacht will sail at a slower pace when near the Statue of Liberty in order for guests to take photos with an amazing & iconic background. Cruise Route - Map
  1. 1. Empire State Building
  2. 2. Chrysler Building
  3. 3. Pepsi Cola Sign
  4. 4. Williamsburg Bridge
  5. 5. Manhattan Bridge
  6. 6. Brooklyn Bridge
  7. 7. South Street Seaport
  8. 8. World Trade Center / Freedom Tower
  9. 9. Governor's Island
  10. 10. Statue of Liberty
  11. 11. Ellis Island
  12. 12. Colgate Clock

Cruise Route - Empire State Building

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1. EMPIRE STATE BUILDING

Skyscraper in New York City, New York

Although the Empire State Building is not along the water, it can be seen while sailing alongside the breathtaking NY Skyline. This impressive 1,250-feet tower opened in 1923 and was the world’s tallest building for 30 years. The Empire State Building is a 103-story skyscraper located in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and West 34th Street.

Cruise Route - Chrysler Building

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2. CHRYSLER BUILDING

Skyscraper in New York City, New York

The Chrysler Building is an Art Deco style skyscraper in New York City, located on the east side of Manhattan in the Turtle Bay area at the intersection of 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue.  At 1,046 feet (319 m), the structure was the world's tallest building for 11 months before it was surpassed by the Empire State Building in 1931. It is still the tallest brick building in the world, albeit with an internal steel skeleton. 

Cruise Route - Pepsi Cola sign

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3. PEPSI COLA SIGN

Iconic Landmark in Long Island City, Queens, New York

The famous LIC sign itself displays the words "Pepsi Cola" alongside a tilted glass bottle of Pepsi. It stands at 147 feet tall, and its bright red logo represents a style of the past, having been designed in the 19th century. The area in which it resides is Hunter's Point / Long Island City, which is an area of the borough Queens, which is along the East River, just across the way from Manhattan.

Cruise Route - Williamsburg Bridge

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4. WILLIAMSBURG BRIDGE

Suspension bridge in New York City, New York

The Williamsburg Bridge is a suspension bridge in New York City across the East River connecting the Lower East Side of Manhattan at Delancey Street with the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn at Broadway near the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway.

Cruise Route - Manhattan Bridge

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5. MANHATTAN BRIDGE

Suspension bridge in New York City, New York

The Manhattan Bridge is a suspension bridge that crosses the East River in New York City, connecting Lower Manhattan with Brooklyn (at Flatbush Avenue Extension). It was the last of the three suspension bridges built across the lower East River, following the Brooklyn and the Williamsburg bridges. 

Cruise Route - Brooklyn Bridge

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6. BROOKLYN BRIDGE

Suspension bridge in New York City, New York

The Brooklyn Bridge is a bridge in New York City and is one of the oldest suspension bridges in the United States. Completed in 1883, it connects the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn by spanning the East River. Regarded as one of the greatest architectural achievements of all time, it was designed by John Augustus Roebling and was constructed between 1869 and 1883.

Cruise Route - South Street Seaport

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7. SOUTH STREET SEAPORT

Historic area in New York City, New York

The South Street Seaport is a historic area in the New York City borough of Manhattan, located where Fulton Street meets the East River, and adjacent to the Financial District. The Seaport is a designated historic district, distinct from the neighboring Financial District. It features some of the oldest architecture in downtown Manhattan, and includes the largest concentration of restored early 19th-century commercial buildings in the city. 

Cruise Route - World Trade Center

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8. WORLD TRADE CENTER

Iconic Landmark in New York City, New York

Originally built between 1966 & 1976, the World Trade Center’s twin towers were once the tallest buildings in the world at 110 stories each. They were destroyed by an act of international terrorism on September 11, 2001. One World Trade Center (formerly the Freedom Tower) is the primary building of the new World Trade Center complex in Lower Manhattan,& the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere. 

Cruise Route - Governor's Island

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9. GOVERNOR'S ISLAND

Island in New York

Governors Island is a 172-acre island in Upper New York Bay, approximately one-half mile from the southern tip of Manhattan Island and separated from Brooklyn by Buttermilk Channel. It is legally part of the borough of Manhattan in New York City. These 203 acres were under military command from the 1700s through 1996, making it the oldest continuously operated military post in U.S. history.

Cruise Route - Statue of Liberty

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10. STATUE OF LIBERTY

Sculpture & Iconic Landmark in New York City, New York

The Statue of Liberty is a colossal neoclassical sculpture on Liberty Island in the middle of New York Harbor, in Manhattan, New York City. The statue, designed by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi and dedicated on October 28, 1886, was a gift to the United States from the people of France. 

Cruise Route - Ellis Island

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11. ELLIS ISLAND

Island in New York

Ellis Island, in Upper New York Bay, was the gateway for millions of immigrants to the United States as the nation's busiest immigrant inspection station from 1892 until 1954. The island was greatly expanded with land reclamation between 1892 and 1934. Before that, the much smaller original island was the site of Fort Gibson and later a naval magazine. Nearly 17 million immigrants were processed here between 1892 and 1957.

Cruise Route - Colgate Clock

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12. COLGATE CLOCK

Iconic Landmark in Jersey City, New Jersey

The Colgate Clock is an octagonal clock facing the Hudson River near Exchange Place in Jersey City, New Jersey, with a diameter of 50 feet. It is currently situated 400 meters south of the former site of the headquarters of consumer products conglomerate Colgate-Palmolive, which was until the 1980s based in Jersey City. When the factory was demolished in the 1980s, the clock remained.

 

TICKET POLICY: NO REFUNDS ON TICKET SALES

NO REFUNDS ON TICKET SALES - All sales are final, NO REFUNDS!. All tickets purchased in relation to a special event within an official cruise event, (for example, tickets purchased in relation to a birthday, bachelorette party, graduation, etc.), for which the guest of honor or organizer chooses to cancel or reschedule, are also non-refundable. Our events will occur whether rain or shine. In the rare event that the Coast Guard prohibits cruising because of extremely severe weather, we will contact you with the exchange date for the event. There are no refunds should the party continue to take place on the yacht while remaining at the dock due to severe wind conditions if so designated by the captain, management, or Coast Guard. 
Management reserves the right, without refund of any portion of the ticket purchase price, to refuse admission to or eject any person whose conduct is deemed by management or security to be disorderly, who uses vulgar or abusive language, provides invalid identification, or who fails to comply with these or other management rules including dress code. All Guests must adhere to the rules of the event which include, age, proper ID, and we reserve the right to be selective to those that do not adhere to the rules of proper dress code attire. Breach of any of the foregoing will automatically terminate the license. NO REFUNDS. NO EXCHANGES EXCEPT AS PROVIDED HEREIN. EVENT DATE & TIME ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Holder voluntarily assumes all risks and danger incidental to the event for which the ticket is issued, whether occurring prior to, during or after the event. Holder voluntarily agrees that the management, facility, participants, ticket merchant, and all of their respective agents, officers, directors, owners, and employees are expressly released by holder from any claims arising from such causes. In conformance with some local requirements or certain facility rules, alcoholic beverages, illegal drugs, controlled substances, bundles and containers of any kind may not be brought into the premises. Tickets cannot be replaced if lost, stolen, or destroyed, and is valid only for the event for which it was issued. Tickets are not redeemable for cash. Under no circumstances is the processing fee refunded. If issued complimentary, ticket shall not be exchangeable. It is unlawful to reproduce tickets in any form. Unless indicated otherwise, prices include all applicable taxes and/or discounts (if available).