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40 passenger MARINER - 120 Passenger Navesink Queen

Since 2004 - Private Charters - for Birthday's , sight sea-ing, cocktail cruises, Class Reunions, picnics, fun and "Family Fishing" aboard the Mariner and Navesink Queen

MARINER RATES:  For up to 40 passengers  -   Monday thru Thursday excluding holidays $1500. 3 hours.  Any additional hour $400.  Plus 15% to 20%  Gratuity for crew.   Friday thru Sunday $1600. for 3 hours.  Any additional hour $500.  Rates may be higher for holidays and are subject to change without notice.  Rates for fundraisers and non profits may be lower.

NAVESINK QUEEN RATES:  Monday thru Wednesday excluding holidays - $1900. 3 hours -  up to 50  people -  $25. for each additional person over the 50 count. - plus 20% tip for the crew.  Any additional hour would be $800.  Thursday thru Sunday $2100.  3 hours - up to 50 people - $30 for each additional person over the 50 count. - plus 20% tip for the crew.  Any additional hour would be $1000.  Rates may be higher for holidays and are subject to change without notice.  Rates for fundraisers and non profits may be lower.

Burial At Sea Rates / aboard MARINER - $795. for up to 20 persons.  $25. for each additional person over the 20 count up to 40 max.  These trips are best to take in the morinng when the winds tend to be less as we have to go into the ocean.  The best option bookable online is 9:00 am - 11:00 am.  Other options may include 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm and 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm   Different trip times may be arranged if available but the trip cost then becomes $1200. Burial at sea trips take about 2 hours and include 5 to 10 minutes at the burial sight for prayers and services.   You can book the best time for you online with our Two Hour Private Charter Link. 

DEPOSIT: for any charter booked direct at 732-337-9292 is $1000.  The balance must be paid before departure.  The bar bill (if you are running a tab) shall be paid at the end of the trip.

For Private Charters you may run a bar tab and pay with a credit card at the end of the trip. You may also have your guests pay cash (no credit cards if you are running a cash bar)  Please check out catering options from Area Restaurants.  Or choose your favorite from your home town.   For groups of 20 passengers or less please call for rates.   


LOAD IN AND SET UP:  The standard load in and set up time for most charters is one hour before departure time.   If more time is required for boat set up additional charter hours shall be charged.  Once the Charter is over the guests and caterers must vacate the vessel in half an hours time.   If the crew of Classic Boat Rides LLC are required to remove any decorations put up by the charter there will be an additional fee of $100.  Other than cleaning, the boat must be left in the same condition or arrangement as before the charter set up.  The load in or set up time for discounted charters booked directly online is only 15 minutes before departure.


Cancellation Policy:  Classic Boat Rides LLC / Charters may only be canceled by the Captain and crew due to impending bad weather.  We check the weather before all trips.  Don't let the hype of the TV weatherman ruin your plans for a fun day.  The boat sails in light rain and light winds.  Charters may also be canceled due to unforeseen mechanical failure.  In the event of cancellation, Classic Boat Rides LLC will make the best efforts to reschedule the charter.  If the customer cancels the charter for any reason, customer will be charged the full price and receive a credit for a future charter.  If the customers cancel the day of the trip, an additional $400 fee will be charged to cover the costs of vessel and Captain Preparation.  Classic Boat Rides LLC and their Boats are licensed by the state of NJ to sell alcoholic beverages while under way. Outside drinks of any kind are not permitted.  Unsafe behavior by any passengers may be cause for cancelation with no refunds.  Swimming and diving are not permitted.  PLEASE NOTE: THE CAPTAIN AND CREW ARE THERE FOR YOUR SAFETY AND TO OPERATE THE VESSEL.  WE ARE NOT THERE TO SUPERVISE CHILDREN OR YOUNG ADULTS.  THE BEHAVIOR AND SUPER VISION OF CHILDREN IS THE CHARTERS RESPONSIBILITY.  

Departure and end of charter protocol: Your trip begins at the time scheduled.  Please instruct your guests to arrive at least 15 minutes before departure time.  Late arrivals and departures will lead to a shorter cruise.    Please be sure not to park in any of the 2-hour parking spaces adjacent to Sissy's and On the Deck.  We look forward to having your group aboard for a fun trip.

CHARTER SET UP CREW MAY ARRIVE UP TO 1 hour  EARLY TO STAGE OR SET UP THE BOAT and to load in catering.  Guests may begin boarding  15 TO 20 minutes before departure.  At the end of the trip all guests must depart the vessel no later than :15 minutes after docking.  All catering / band or DJ equipment must be removed no later than half an hour after docking.  IF ANY ADDITIONAL PREP, STAGING OR BREAK DOWN TIME IS NEEDED IT SHALL CONSTITUE A FEE OF ANOTHER HOUR OF CHARTER TIME.  ANY CURRENT STATE MANDATED COVID 19 EXECTUTIVE ORDERS (EO) SHALL BE FOLLOWED

Flexible departure times to fit your schedule - choose from a morning,  afternoon or sunset time slot.

Our boats are clean and well maintained.   Featuring a Booming Stereo with Blue Tooth.  Clean rest rooms and plenty of shade from the sun.  

A Private Charter is a great way to sea the sights and have the boat exclusively to your group.

Getting Married?  Make Classic Boat Rides part of your special day.  

Private charter rates are based on departures from our home ports.  A repositioning fee will apply for departures from other docks.  MARINER and NAVESINK QUEEN depart from the Atlantic Highlands harbor.

Reservations are required for all trips. Please call Capt. Dan 732-337-9292 or use the contact form.

Catering Options

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. 

TALIERCIOS - Offering a variety of delicious options to choose from.  Click HERE for more info or call 732-576-1888

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

POMODOROSSO ITALIA - Their name just about says it all.  They have a very extensive menu  Check it out and then call 732-291-0390

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.

 Drinks - Cash Bar - Beer, Domestic can $4.  Beer, Fancy / Import can $5.   Carton 16 oz. Boat Beer $7.  Carton Beer is brewed in our home port town of Atlantic Highlands and is the freshest beer on the boat.  Take a tour of the brewery before or after your trip.  Wine $7.  Top shelf mixed drinks $8.  Bottled water and Soda $2. 

We personally patronize all of the catering options above.  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 and we will keep it cool (or hot) for you until you're ready to dine.  They may even deliver to the boat for you.  


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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