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New York City: Harbor Speedboat Tour

1. New York City: Harbor Speedboat Tour

Take a high-speed boat ride out on the Hudson River professional captains licensed by the U.S. Coast Guard. See famous sites in and around New York Harbor, learn about them from your guide and feel the thrill of being out on the water. At each of the stops, the captain positions the boat so that every guest can get a perfect photo and will help you with any photo requests. Upon your arrival you'll be greeted by your captain and checked in. After a short but mandatory safety briefing, you'll get suited up and board the boat.   Depart from North Cove Marina and head out onto the Hudson River to get spectacular views of downtown and midtown with the Empire State and Chrysler buildings. Travel north along the Manhattan waterfront and see the FDNY Fireboat Station, Chelsea Piers, the VIP Heliport, Hudson Yards, the Highline and the Jacob Javits Convention Center, before stopping at the Intrepid Aircraft Carrier and Cruise Ship Terminal. Listen to narration at every stop and ask your guide questions about the sites.   Then, continue to the New Jersey shoreline and run south for panoramic views of the entire Manhattan skyline. From Hoboken, follow a straight line to the Financial District where you'll get excellent views of the Freedom Tower. Rounding Battery Park, you will enter the East River and see the helicopters take off and land at the helipad before cruising past South Street Seaport. Pass under the Brooklyn Bridge and sail to the Manhattan Bridge for one-of-a-kind photo opportunities.   After taking in the iconic views, you'll see the Brooklyn waterfront, the Red Hook Container Terminal and Governors Island. Crossing the Upper Bay, observe commercial vessels such as tug boats, oil barges, and the Staten Island Ferry.   Reach the climax of the tour at the Statue of Liberty. Stop right outside the security zone to get an up-close and unobstructed view of Lady Liberty. Then, return to Manhattan. With Ellis Island to your left, you'll have a clear view of the entire New York skyline.

NYC: Brooklyn Sightseeing Sailboat Cruise

2. NYC: Brooklyn Sightseeing Sailboat Cruise

Experience the magic of NYC from the water on this sailing cruise from Brooklyn. Feel free to bring your own food and drinks. Capture pictures of iconic sights like the Manhattan skyline and Brooklyn Bridge.  Meet your captain and begin your sailing adventure. Get up close to sights like Governors Island and the towering Statue of Liberty. View the immense Brooklyn Bridge from the water. See a piece of history as you pass by Ellis Island. Take in views of the World Trade Center.  Celebrate a birthday or anniversary, make a memorable proposal, build a tighter work team, or make a regular day special with an NYC cruise. Return to your meeting point at the end of your cruise. 

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Andrew was a great captain! It was a very relaxed and peaceful tour. Much better than any other water tour I’ve been on in NYC. No crowds to deal with or constant maneuvering around people just to get a good photo. I highly recommend booking this tour and already have plans to return with my girlfriends. The best for the best! Do yourself a favor, book with Brooklyn Sail. Keep up the good work Ian and Andrew!

Can not rate the boat ride highly enough! We were considering the helicopter- but this was far more exciting and tremendous value for money! Our guide was great company and very informative. All of the party were buzzing when they landed back on terra firma : it was the highlight of our trip!

This tour is brilliant. A great way to see New York from the water. The boat captain knew all the best photo opportunities and gave great details about what we weee seeing. Cannot recommended highly enough. The company were also advertising shorter tours from the pier

Was really a great moment. We can just recommend this company, really professional, a warm welcome, a great pilot that took time to stop the boat and explained us lot of details of what we were seeing and what we should not missed …. No negative point !

If you want an experience you won’t forget in New York you must do this. MAGIC!