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Please click the BOOK ONLINE button above to Private Charter or join a Public Cruise.
View up-to-the-minute availability for all 3 boats. Thank you. Capt. Dan and 1st Mate Vicky.

Offering three boats for "your next party" on either our large paddlewheel boat, Navesink Queen, or our one-of-a-kind wooden mid-size Chesapeake Bay built Mariner,  and our most recent addition - for small groups - The Amazing Lady Jill.

CELEBRATE!  A Birthday, Anniversary, Rehearsal dinner, Bachelorette Party, Shower, Wedding, Class Reunion, Family Reunion, Team Building, Bat Mitzvah, Sweet 16.  We also offer Celebration of life or Burial at Sea Service via AtlanticSeaBurials.com. Host your fundraiser aboard the boats for a special rate.  You may bring your own catering or ask us about catering and party packages complete with entertainment, servers, and drinks. 

The Navesink Queen is well suited for groups from 30 to 120 people.  The Mariner is best for smaller groups of 6 to 40 people.  Both boats are equipped with awesome Bluetooth sound systems and a full-service bar.  The Amazing Lady Jill is great for small groups of 6 passengers or less.

To plan your Private Charter please call us at 732-337-9292 or use our contact form.   To enjoy one of our various public trips, please use our Book online now! button (top left).

We look forward to having your family and friends or business aboard soon! ~ Life's a Journey, enjoy the Voyage - on a Classic Boat Ride!

Navesink Queen 2020

Mariner 2020

The Amazing Lady Jill


Cruise indoors or out on the historic paddle wheel boat, the NAVESINK QUEEN

She is generally in service April thru January.

The "Queen" offers an open-air top deck with a full canopy roof and heated cabin main deck. With both decks open, she can carry 150 persons. In colder months with access to the main cabin only, group size should be kept to a maximum of 75 persons. We look forward to having you aboard our new Classic Boat the Navesink Queen.

Please call us to discuss your special event charter needs.

Capt. Dan and 1st Mate Vicky 732-337-9292


Enjoy a "Cruising Charter" aboard our Classic Wooden Boat MARINER

Celebrate a Birthday, Anniversary, Sweet 16, Bachelorette Party, Wedding Rehearsal, Family Get-Together or any other milestone event or party.

A relaxed calm water cruise aboard Our Classic Wooden Charter Boat MARINER, is a great way to enjoy the beauty of the Navesink River and Sandy Hook Bay.

The Mariner can carry 40 passengers comfortably.  She is equipped with a FULL SERVICE BAR for adult beverages and soft drinks.  Catering is also available.

We also offer a variety of pre-arranged Tours and Special Events!


Our newest addition - The Amazing Lady Jill is a 6-passenger wood boat that travels the Navesink!

Sail back in time aboard our stunningly restored 24' 1960 Hubert Johnson Black Jack.  She's perfect for your smaller charter wants. 

You can book a private charter the Lady Jill here.  

Enjoy a relaxed breakfast or lunch cruise with Sickles Bites to go.

Lady Jill departs from the historic Molly Pitcher INN in Red Bank.  Before or after your cruise you may enjoy many of the amenities the hotel has to offer, including breakfast, lunch or dinner.  Pool passes may also be available - just ask the front desk for more information.  

Capt. Dan and 1st Mate Vicky 732-337-9292


Take a Tour of the Mariner

Classic Boat Rides offers Private Charters for Sight Sea-ing, Weddings, Eco Tours, Sunset Cruises, Dock and Dine, Birthdays, Office Parties, and more.

We cruise the Two Rivers (Navesink and Shrewsbury) and Sandy Hook Bay. The MARINER is also available for Statue of Liberty and Light House cruises.

Our Mansion Tour of the Navesink offers stunning views of the majestic homes of the rich and famous, including the Bon Jovi estate.

Our Sandy Hook Bay Tour offers a refreshing bay cruise with an up-close look at Fort Hancock and Officers Row on Sandy Hook.  Plus the Sandy Hook Light house from the bay side.  This tour presents the most stunning sunsets over the bay. 


For a combination of both tours ask Capt. Dan about the special 3 hour private charter tour price.  We will cruise out of Atlantic Highlands Harbor, up the Shrewbury and Navesink Rivers to Red Bank's Marine Park, then we head out into the bay to watch the sunset over the Sandy Hook bay. Charters aboard the MARINER may include NYC Harbor tours if desired and weather permits.

 Mariner departs from Atlantic Highlands Marina. 2 Simon Lake Drive Atlantic Highlands NJ 07716  We are one of Atlantic Highlands cleanest Charter Boats.

CASH BAR.  Please click HERE for catering options.  NO COOLERS OR BYOB for any cruising charters.

Please check the Tours page for open boat trips aboard the MARINER.  Sailing from Atlantic Highlands.  Franks Pier, Behind on the Deck.  


The NAVESINK QUEEN is located at FRANK'S PIER at SLIP 65 (toward the end).
The MARINER is located on PIER 1 SLIP 3. (just to the left of the Charter Fishing Boats at Atlantic Highlands Marina).
WE ARE NOT IN HIGHLANDS. Click here for maps and directions.

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