Two Queens Cruise: Queen Elizabeth 2 Farewell on the Yacht Manhattan
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The last date listed for Two Queens Cruise: Queen Elizabeth 2 Farewell on the Yacht Manhattan was Thursday October 16, 2008 / 4:30pm.
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Celebrate the holidays while gazing out at the sparkling New York City skyline from the decks of ...Learn More
The weather was cold. I wore casual clothes, but dressed warm. As the boat cruises Manhattan, you can go out on deck to view the sites. Quite cold, but definitely worth it. Once back inside the boat, they serve the most delicious hot chocolate. .Holiday Cruises on the Yacht Manhattan dress • Nov 24 2014 star this tip starred
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What a trip. The boat was beautiful, clean, friendly crew. The captain was amazing, getting us up and around the ships for great views and pictures. The other guests aboard were in a festive mood and got along great: arrived as strangers, left friends who witnessed a great event!!!
Food and drinks a wonderful bonus.
Step aboard the teak decks of the 1920’s style luxury yacht Manhattan for the best seat in the house to bid farewell to Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth 2 as she departs New York Harbor for her final Atlantic crossing.
The Queen Mary 2 will join her for this historic moment and the two ships will sail together from the Statue of Liberty out through the Verrazano Narrows Bridge.
Guests on this historic voyage will be treated to elegant passed hors d’ oeuvres and a standard open bar.
Highlights of this 3-hour cruise include:
- Up close views of two Cunard’s ‘Queens’ – The Queen Elizabeth 2 and the Queen Mary 2 – against the backdrop of the Statue of Liberty and the New York City Skyline
- Battery Park, South Street Seaport, and the Financial District
- Governor’s Island and Ellis Island
- Parts of Brooklyn and Queens and the New York City skyline
- The Williamsburg, Manhattan, and Brooklyn Bridges of the East River
Sit back and enjoy the gorgeous 360-degree view of these magnificent cruising vessels from the climate-controlled and enclosed back-deck observatory of the elegant 1920’s-style luxury yacht.
About the Ticket Supplier: Classic Harbor Line LLC
Built in 1994 in the Scarano Boat Building of Albany, New York, the Schooner Adirondack is an 80-foot wooden replica of a classic turn-of-the-century pilot schooner.
Heading south from Chelsea Piers and down the Hudson River to Battery Park, the Schooner Adirondack passes by Ellis Island and sails out to the Statue of Liberty. Wind and time permitting, she will head toward Governor’s Island, breeze by the Financial District and the Brooklyn Bridge on the East River.
The 1920s-style motor yacht “Manhattan,” also built by Scarano Boat Building, is brand new to the New York City harbor as of spring 2006. This 80-foot, wood-trimmed, Gilded Era commuter yacht runs full circumnavigations of Manhattan, dinner cruises and sunset cruises, and is available for private charter.