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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

Please consider choosing catering from the select area restaurants listed below, located near the boat and most of them will deliver.  We know and trust them to provide the best food options available.  Dinning aboard our boats is generally "picnic style", please try to keep that in mind when selecting your food options.  Please  contact each restaurant directly.  Be sure to let them know you are ordering food for a cruise on a boat with Classic Boat Rides.  We do not have kitchen facilities so all foods must be fully prepared and ready to serve.  When you call please be sure to tell them that Capt. Dan from Classic Boat Rides sent you.  Ask them to deliver to the boat 45 minutes to an hour before departure time. We personally patronize all of the catering options.  We love their food and we think you will too.  Since they are all located very close to the boat their is no need for you to bring your own coolers.  Simply pick up the food just before your trip or ask for deliver.  HOT FOOD should be picked up or delivered to the boat hot.  We do not have stove or oven to heat things up.

JACQUES EXCLUSIVE CATERING:  Each of their menus is hand-crafted, unique and made-to-order.

BIG MIKE'S LITTLE RED STORE - Check their website or give them a call 732-291-2750

SLATERS DELI -  6 foot subs, finger sandwiches, salads and more.  You'll be in good hands with Ralph Jr. or Sr.  732-291-3466 

JULIO'S PIZZA CO and so much more.  Located in our home port town of Atlantic Highlands.  Pick up on your way to the boat or ask for delivery MORE INFO.

MONTY'S BBQ - Yummy goodness also located in Atlantic Highlands MORE INFO.

ATLANTIC BAGEL CO. - bagels - subs - coffee and more INFO

TRAVOLO PRONTO - A Fair Haven Gem of food delights of all sorts.  Call them at 732-741-6009  Choose from many catering options on their WEBSITE.

COFFEE - Local Favs. -  BRING A BOX OF JOE TO THE BOAT.   Located in our home town of Leonardo Jersey Shore Coffee Roasters.  Located in out Home Port town of Atlantic Highlands Fair Mountain Coffee Roasters.

DRINK PRICES - CASH OR CREDIT CARD  - Beer, Domestic can $5  Beer, Fancy / Import can $6.   Carton 16 oz. Boat Beer $7.  Carton Beer is brewed in our home port town of Atlantic Highlands.  We also offer Belford Brewery beers in 24 oz cans or on tap.  Wine, White Claw, Processco  $8.  Top shelf mixed drinks $11. Our signature rum drink Mariner Mango Magic $12. as well as other premiums.   Bottled water and Soda $2. (prices subject to change without notice)

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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