Boat captains must master nautical lexicon before sailing the seas to ensure that they can distinguish port, which means left, from starboard, which means launch the vessel into deep space. Count down to a sea launch with this Groupon.
Choose from Three Options
- $10 for an After Work Cruise on Tuesday from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. (a $20 value)
- $10 for an After Work Cruise on Thursday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. (a $20 value)
- $10 for a Night Cruise on Thursday from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. (a $20 value)
- $20 for an After Work Cruise on Friday from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. (a $40 value)
The ships glide south along the East River, passing the Manhattan, Williamsburg, and Brooklyn Bridges, and then head toward the South Street Seaport, Lower Manhattan, and Ground Zero. Marvel at Ellis Island and take in the panoramic view of Manhattan’s twinkling lights from the Statue of Liberty as the boat swings out in a giant U-turn and stops for a photo opportunity before heading back to port.
There is a cash bar and buffet on board. Drinks range from $6 to $12 and buffet plates are $10. See the FAQs for more information.
Boat Party NY
The crew at Boat Party NY supplies a seaworthy venue for charters or events for every holiday from Halloween to Mother’s Day. Staffers stock the boats, which boast indoor and outdoor decks, with party amenities including bars, buffets, DJs, photographers, and lifejackets made from disco balls. The vessels wind around the lower-Manhattan waters, supplying sightings of the skyline and the Statue of Liberty.
“Eat before going, otherwise the crowd was nice, courteous, and fun.”