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40 passenger 54' MARINER

Private Charters - for sight sea-ing, cocktail cruises, picnics and fun.

Cruising Charters for up to 40 passengers.  $1200. 2 hours.  $1500. 3 hours.  Any additional hour $300.  Plus 15% Gratuity for crew.  Cash bars available as well as catering from Area Restaurants.   We offer a cash bar for all Cruising Charters.  If you have a small group (8-12) please call us to discuss possible price adjustments for off peak and early week.

Flexible departure times to fit your schedule.

MARINER is one of the cleanest Atlantic Highlands Party Boats. Featuring His and Hers heads, generator and Booming Stereo with IPOD hook up.  Ask about the Wedding Party Charter package, with open or cash bar and fantastic catering options.

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.  We can pick you up or drop you off at your Waterfront Wedding at the Channel ClubMolly Pitcher – Oyster PointSalt Creek Grill --Sandy Hook Chapel – or private dock.

Private charter rates are based on departures from our home ports.  A repositioning fee will apply for departures from other docks.  MARINER departs 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 choose catering from the select area restaurants listed below, located within a mile from the boat.  We know and trust them to provide the best food options available.  Dinning aboard the Mariner is "picnic style", please try to keep that in mind when selecting your food options.  We have a maximum capacity of 4 full trays of food or 8 half trays.  If you would like for us to arrange your catering we can.  But to KISS "keep it simple sailor" feel free to contact each restaurant directly.  Please let them know you are ordering food for a cruise on the MARINER with Capt. Dan from Classic Boat Rides.         

TOWN AND SURF RESTAURANT  -  Specializing in Greek favorites as well as traditional American fair.  Choose from Braised pork shank.  Greek Salads.  Assorted finger sandwiches and wraps.  Tossed Salad.  Macaroni or Potato Salad and much more including breakfast.  Call Chris or Marly 732-872-7776 

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

D'ALESSIO'S HOT BAGEL EXPRESS - Ask about their amazing  "Bagel Wheel"  Sandwich!  It's a giant bagel sandwich with a variety of meats and cheeses.  It's the 6 foot sub alternative.  Breakfast options also avaialble.  Give them a call to sea what's cooking 732-872-1700 

THE FLAKY TART -  In addition to amazing deserts, they also offer unique boxed lunches that come with a salad and cookie.  Call way ahead to place any orders 732-291-2555  May we also suggest a fresh roasted container of Coffee from Fair Mountain Coffee Roasters.

PRIVATE CHEF - Ask us about the options from your very own private Chef on board.  Call Chef Ray to arrange your personalized menu 732-320-5704

 Drinks - Cash Bar - Beer, Domestic can $4.  Beer, Fancy / Import can $5.  Wine $7.  Top shelf mixed drinks $7.  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 unti you're ready to dine.  They may even deliver to the boat for you.  


RATES: Scattering of Ashes - Burials at sea

Our scattering of ashes rates are lower than our normal cruising charter rates.  We offer this service "off-peak" in an effort to make it affordable for your family.

We offer respectful burial at sea services.  (ashes only)  These trips generally take about 2 hours and must take place 3 miles from shore   (EPA regulations)  Your family may conduct their own ceremony, or we can provide someone to do so for you.*  You may also simply wish to have a moment of silence after your loved one's ashes have been scattered at sea.    *Service fees average $75.     When available, the fee will be waived for deceased military. 

ASHES: Shall be in a biodegradable container if you wish to place the entire contents in the sea.  If you are going to actually scatter the ashes this is not necessary.

FLOWERS:  Shall be be natural and biodegradable. Artificial flowers are not permitted to be scattered at sea.

RATES: - LARGER GROUPS:  $800. for up to 20 persons $25. for each additional person.  Max 40 persons.

RATES: - SMALLER GROUPS:  $600. for 6 or less persons. $35. for each additional person.  

The above rates are based on off peak charters.  Times available for these rates include Friday to Sunday 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.  The boat must be back to the dock no later than 2:00 pm.  Times also include Monday to Thursday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.  The Boat must be back to the dock by 5:00 pm.  If you wish to have your trip during sunset hours please call us to discuss rates.  Holidays and holiday weekends are excluded.

RATES: - SHARED GROUPS:  $400.  For up to 6 persons per group.  A maximum of 4 groups.  This trip will take place the 1st. and 3rd. Monday night of each month Memorial day thru Labor Day - 6:30 pm to 8:30 or 9:00 pm only.  Memorial day, Labor day and any other holiday excluded.  We offer this service for those who may not be able to afford a private service.

FOOD:  You may bring your own food if you wish or you may ask us to provide catering.

DRINKS:  We provide all of the beverages on board, Alcoholic (21 and over) and bottled water and soft drinks.  Coolers with drinks are no permitted.  

Please call us to discuss your loved ones final wishes.  We will do everything we can to accommodate.  732-337-9292 

WEATHER: Due to the fact that these trips take place in open water, High winds and rough sea conditions may cause us to reschedule a trip.  Trips will only be canceled if the Captain deems it unsafe.  The trip will then be rescheduled.  If some family members will not be able to attend the new date, will do the best we can to adjust the price.  

RATES: - ANYTIME:  If you wish to have your charter during peak hours, the normal cruising rates will apply.  $1200. for the first 2 hours $300. for any additional hour.

We are located on Pier 1 slip 5. This is the pier just to the left of the Charter Fishing Boats at Atlantic Highlands Marina.
WE ARE NOT IN HIGHLANDS. Click here for directions.

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