Best Boat Charters
in New York City

Why These Boat Charters?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored boat charters on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best boat charters in New York, NY.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Atlantic Yachting

For over seven years, Atlantic Yachting has offered private sailing lessons, sail camp for children, and luxury sailboat charters for clients in the New York City area. Charters can accommodate up to six passengers and range anywhere from two hours to a full day of sailing. All charters include dishes and utensils, a licensed captain and first mate, and gorgeous skyline views. Contact the family-owned firm for scheduling availability.

New York, NY(212) 518-4604


Bella Yacht Charters

Bella Yacht Charters offers private and corporate charters to guests in the New York and New Jersey areas. The fleet can accommodate parties from two to three hundred and thirty people on board depending on the event. Add-ons include professional chefs, disc jockeys, photographers, and musicians. Bella Yacht charters trips departing from Weehawken, New Jersey, as well as from four locations in New York City: Pier 25, 79th Street Boat Basin, East 23rd Street Pier, and Brooklyn. Trips can be easily booked by calling the office.

Weehawken, NJ(917) 859-2248


Caliber Yacht Charters

Caliber Yacht Charters has offered high-quality boat rental and charters to guests in the New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut areas for over twenty-five years. Each vessel in the Caliber Yacht fleet is modern, impeccably, clean, and can be customized to meet the vision of each guests' unique event. The service team is professional and delivers top of the line attentiveness. Call for pricing and booking availability.

New York, NY(212) 248-3800


Calypso Boat Charters

Docked at Chelsea Piers in the heart of New York City, the Calypso is the elegant vessel that Calypso Boat Charters uses to hold all of its special event excursions. Built in 1973, the boat can hold up to thirty-four guests, provide dining and cocktail gatherings, and sleep five guests comfortably. Affinity is Calypso Boat Charters' additional vessel capable of holding up to one hundred and forty-nine guests for larger gatherings. Call or email the business directly for pricing and scheduling availability.

New York, NY(212) 736-1010


Classic Harbor Line

Since 1999, Classic Harbor Line has provided top of the line boat cruises in and around the New York Harbor. With a fleet of five vessels, guests can choose to book a sightseeing cruise or a private charter on a yacht or sailboat of their choosing. Classic Harbor Line offers a wide variety trips including sunset sails, sightseeing cruises, Statue of Liberty cruises, fall foliage cruises, wine cruises, seasonal cruises and special events. All Captains are USCG certified, drug tested, and trained in CPR. Call or visit them online for further pricing and booking information.

New York, NY(212) 627-1825


Eastern Star Cruises

For over thirteen years, Eastern Star Cruises has offered custom private yacht charters to clients in the Long Island, Hudson River, New York, and Connecticut regions. Captain Nick Kutscera holds a USCG 200 ton Master license and has over twenty years of experience sailing the New York waterways. He works together with his wife, Laurie Smollett Kutscera, who serves as event coordinator for all special events. Eastern Star Cruises can accomodate large parties and has previously hosted weddings, birthdays, bat mitzvahs, corporate gatherings, and special events. Contact the office directly for pricing, scheduling information, and a consultation.

New York, NY(800) 445-5942


Gotham Sailing

Gotham Sailing offers private sailing excursions to guests in the New York and New Jersey area on their sailing yacht, Black Strap. Each trip includes a certified United States Coast Guard Captain, a professional crew, and seating for up to six passengers. Gotham Sailing offers sunset sails, half day sails, and customized charter sails. For further pricing and booking availability, please call the office.

Jersey City, NJ(732) 820-0290


Imagine Yacht Charters

With over thirty-five years of experience, Imagine Yacht Charters has offered unforgettable private yacht charters in the New York Harbor. Each charter contains a United States Coast Guard certified Captain, snacks, beverages and fuel. Trips last anywhere from two to eight hours and routes can be customized. Contact Imagine Yacht Charters for accurate pricing, booking, and scheduling information.

Jersey City, NJ(973) 476-0170


Long Island Boat Rentals

Long Island Boat Rentals provides boating education, powerboat rentals, and private charters to clients in the New York City and Long Island region. Private charters can accommodate up to thirty people, sail in various waterways, and take place on one of the different style of boats available. Call the rental office for information on pricing, package details, and booking availability.

Port Washington, NY(516) 761-0840


Metro Yacht Charters of New York

Metro Yacht Charters of New York offers high-class tours of the New York City Harbor in private dinner boats, sailboats, and yacht charters. Vessels can accommodate anywhere from two to twelve hundred passengers. The in-house event specialists can assist in planning any event from start to finish. Metro Yacht Charters of New York sails every day and services New York City, Long Island, New Jersey, Westchester, and Connecticut. Call the office for pricing and booking information.

New York, NY(646) 780-9693


Nantucket Lightship

Built in 1950, the Nantucket Lightship has offered private charters for various special occasions in the New York City harbor. The vessel includes two thousand square feet of deck space, four thousand square feet of interior space, and five bedrooms that can sleep, twelve guests. The boat is truly unique, and the dedicated events team can help customize any particular vision.

Brooklyn, NY(917) 570-2947


Narwhal Yacht Charters

Narwhal Yacht Charters is owned and operated by United States Coast Guard certified Captain Eric Ludovico Peter Puleio. Narwhal Yacht Charters offers customers in New York City four hour charters around the waters of Manhattan. Skyline views, snacks and beverages, and music are all found onboard for up to six guests. Private charters are available for groups of two or more. Tours depart from Pier 25 in Manhattan. Contact Captain Eric for availability information and further details.

New York, NY(516) 343-3557


NY Yacht and Boat Charter

Since 2001, NY Yacht and Boat Charter has offered private yacht excursions to clients in the New York and New Jersey area. Husband and wife team, Capt. Rob Bellanich and Lezlee Bellanich, strive to create the perfect event on the water for each client. Call the office directly to inquire about pricing, package options, and scheduling availability.

Weehawken, NJ(888) 755-2628


Sail Boat Charter NY

Sail Boat Charter NY has provided boat rentals, sailing trips, and private chartered yacht and sailboat excursions to clients in the New York, New Jersey, and Long Island area for over twenty years. Private charters can accommodate up to twelve hundred guests and are executed with professionalism, privacy, and attention to detail. Rates and booking information are available via phone.

Brooklyn, NY(866) 891-9161


Sail NYC

Sail NYC offers private charters and boat rentals to customers in the New Jersey and New York City area. All private charters include a certified USCG Captain, four hours of sailing time, and space for up to six guests. Meal and photography options are available, and routes can be customized.

New York, NY(646) 665-2022



For over nine years. SailawayNY has provided elegant sailing trips to clients in the New York City harbor. The luxury sailing vessels can be booked for daytime, sunset, or private charters. Groups of up to twelve people can sail, and packages can be customized to include meal service, champagne, or any other special desires. Call them directly scheduling and for further information.

New York, NY(914) 455-4055


Sailing Yacht Ventura

Sailing Yacht Ventura is a fully licensed, USCG inspected sailing vessel offering sightseeing trips and private charter excursions to guests in the New York Harbor and beyond. Owned by Captain Patrick Harris, the Ventura is equipped to hold twenty-eight guests, serve top of the line food and beverages, and sail any customized route. Contact the Captain directly for pricing and availability.

New York, NY(212) 786-1204


Sound Bound Charters

Sound Bound Charters offers private fishing, day trip, sunset, and sightseeing charters to clients in the New York and Long Island areas. All bookings can accommodate six people and include fuel, a licensed captain, and fishing gear if applicable. Each charter sails from Hudson Park in New Rochelle. Call for exact pricing and booking information.

New Rochelle, NY(347) 843-5310


Sunsetter Charters

Sunsetter Charters offers a variety of chartered cruises and eco tours to clients in the New York City area. The thirty-foot powerboat can comfortably seat up to six people and includes fuel, light snacks, water, and an onboard bathroom. Each tour is helmed by a Captain certified in CPR and approved by the United States Coast Guard. Call the charter company for pricing and booking information.

Brooklyn, NY(646) 413-5853


Yachts For All Seasons

For over twenty-five years, Yachts For All Seasons has provided memorable yacht charters for clients in the New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. The company puts emphasis on customer service and goes the extra mile to satisfy each guest's personal vision. Whether it is a corporate, social, or private event, Yachts For All Seasons will work to customize and create an unforgettable trip on the water. Contact the business for pricing information and further details.

New York, NY(212) 534-6380


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