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Browse MotorOur classic motor yacht is designed for comfort and style and is perfect for a Boston sightseeing boat tour. A Boston Harbor sightseeing boat ride is exactly what you must do when in Boston to experience all that this city skyline has to offer from the water. Sit in our climate-controlled main cabin or venture up to our top deck and take in the sun as you cruise around Boston Harbor. The motor yacht Northern Lights can take you on a Boston boat tour for a 2-hour history and site filled cruise through the majestic Boston Harbor Islands. If you are looking for a quick spin around the harbor to catch some of the main Boston sightseeing landmarks then check out our One-hour Inner Harbor Cruise. Feel free to grab a drink or snack from our bar and relax aboard your Boston sightseeing boat tour. Ask our crew for a blanket or any assistance that will make your cruise the best experience you’ve had in Boston.


Romantic Boston Sunset Cruise

Boston Sunset Cruise

Join us for an after work cruise to relax with friends and watch the sky as it changes from blues to oranges behind the outline of Boston’s city skyline. Experience a sunset cruise departing from bustling Rowes Wharf and head out to watch the sun go down over the city of Boston. Bring a date or meet a group of friends aboard the classically styled yacht, Northern Lights. Cruise by the U.S.S. Constitution at dry dock in the Charlestown Navy Yard and wait for cannon fire to announce the setting of the sun.

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $38

Boston Brunch Cruise

Boston Brunch Cruise aboard Northern Lights

Weekends are a time for relaxing and getting your days started the right way. Join us for a 2.5 hour Mimosa and Bloody Mary Cruise aboard the elegant Northern Lights to jump start your relaxation mode on this Boston Brunch Cruise. While aboard choose from a variety of Mimosas and Bloody Mary’s. Enjoy our gourmet brunch buffet and select a cozy seat aboard Northern Lights as we cruise around Boston Harbor to capture panoramic views of Boston.  This is the perfect event for groups looking to entertain guests from out of town. You can see the sites without giving up a relaxing weekend. We can accommodate small bridal parties or even morning after wedding parties.  The Brunch Cruise offers the perfect event for the individual or the group looking to celebrate and relax.

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $68

One-Hour Inner Harbor Cruise

Take a cruise on the elegant Northern Lights for a glimpse into the glamour of the 1920s. Relax with the sea breeze on one of our top deck benches or chill inside with our climate-controlled, wood trimmed salon. Throughout the cruise, our local captains will share their knowledge and personal stories of growing up in Boston Harbor. Crew will be around to assist pointing out sites and making sure you feel comfortable.

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $22

Boston Live Funk Music Cruise

Boston’s Live Funk Cruise

It’s time to get down with City of Four, our house funk band. Step aboard Northern Lights for a late evening Boston music cruise while enjoying the groovy musical styling’s of City of Four, the newest addition to our fleet of bands in residence. The stage is back lit with the glittering lights of the city as we gently cruise around the glassy waters of Boston Harbor.  So grab your friends and family for this fun Boston Live Music Funk Cruise! 

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: Adults $44

paint the Boston Skyline

Paint Night on Northern Lights

Be inspired by the sea around you as our instructor takes you on an easy step-by-step process to paint the Boston skyline and harbor islands.  Kelli Hamilton, of Ruby Gypsy Paint Party, with southern charm and patience, will guide your creative cruise through Boston Harbor as she demonstrates our featured painting of Boston Light and skyline. You do not have to begin this journey as an artist, but we guarantee you’ll have a great time discovering your creative side paint on the sea on this Boston Cruise. Paint, paint brushes, and your canvas will be provided aboard. Discover your creative side and try out our paint party on the sea.

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: Adult $68

Boston Jazz Cruise

Boston Jazz Cruise aboard Yacht Northern Lights

What better way to enjoy and evening than on a Boston Jazz Cruise.  Grab that special guy or gal, or a couple of happy-footed friends who enjoy the sounds of live music and step aboard the elegant Northern Lights, for a journey back to the Jazz era. Allow your senses to take you back in time with the sights of our 1920s styled New England Yacht combined with sounds of jazz, presented by the Benjamin Young Trio. The Benjamin Young Trio is a young, talented, up-and-coming, group of Jazz musicians from the Berklee School of Music. Cruise through the harbor enjoying the City Lights as they dazzle on the waters of Boston Harbor, grab a glass of champagne or a mixed drink from the bar and dance with your sweetheart on this one of a kind cruise. This is the perfect Boston Jazz Cruise for snuggling up with a loved one’s or dancing with a group of friends to the sounds of the Benjamin Young Trio.

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $44

Boston Harbor City Lights Boat Tour

City Lights Cruise

Unwind after a long day on land aboard a City Lights Cruise aboard motor yacht Northern Lights. Gaze at the glittering lights of the city as light dances on the waters of Boston Harbor. Sit back and relax with a loved one for a romantic after dinner cruise or see the City Lights with a group of friends to experience the twinkling lights of Downtown Boston.

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $22

Live Bluegrass Cruise on Northern Lights featuring Rob Flax String Band

Come tap your feet to the beat on the decks of Northern Lights when our house Bluegrass band begins to play! Join us to catch the talented Rob Flax String Band, Live, and see what’s creating a wake in Boston Harbor. Grab an ice cold beverage and meet our stringing band on the top deck (in nice weather) or interior climate controlled cabin (in colder months) for a 90-min cruise through Boston Harbor.

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $44.00

Boston Sunday Evening Jazz Cruise

Sunday Evening Jazz Cruise

Not ready to start the work week? We understand, take a relaxing Boston Sunday Evening Jazz Cruise aboard the luxury yacht, Northern Lights. Come with friends who enjoy the sound of live music and allow yourselves to unwind and forget about Monday for a little while longer. Join us for a sunset cruise around Boston Harbor with our live jazz band, the Benjamin Young Trio. The Benjamin Young Trio is a young, talented, up-and-coming group of Jazz musicians from the Berklee School of Music. Cruise through the harbor enjoying the colors of the sky as it changes from oranges, to deep pinks and purples. Snuggle up with a special someone, on one of our cozy benches with a glass of champagne or a mixed drink from the bar and relax.

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $44

Boston Harbor Full Moon Cruise

Full Moon Cruise

Have you ever experienced the rising of a full moon on the water? We can’t guarantee to watch the full moon rise into the sky, but on some full moons, we get a rare opportunity to watch the giant bright moon climbing above the ocean horizon. And it is literally out of this world and breath-taking to see! Choose a Full Moon Sail to see the moonlight shimmer on the waters of Boston Harbor. Sit back and relax with a loved one for a romantic after dinner cruise or with a group of friends to see the full moon and city lights of Boston. Northern Lights offers a unique cruise to experience the twinkling lights of South Boston and Downtown Boston.

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $22

Boston Irish Music Cruise

Boston Celtic Cruise

Take a Boston Irish Music Cruise aboard the elegant boat Northern Lights, a 1920s New England Yacht, for a one of a kind experience, an Irish Band paired with a Harbor Cruise. While aboard enjoy Irish tunes inspired by historical events (i.e. the Great Molasses Flood of 1919, etc.), classic Boston Irish songs, authentic Irish tunes, and sea shanties. See the sites of some of these historical tunes while out on this Boston Irish Music Cruise for a Harbor Cruise. This event aims to be a culturally stimulating and historical informative experience through Boston Harbor. Learn about some of the history of Boston through song and perhaps a little dance, if you’re up to it.

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $44

Boston Holiday Jazz Cruise

Holiday Jazz Cruise

Step aboard our luxury Yacht Northern Lights in full holiday decor and join us for our romantic Holiday Jazz Cruise. Enjoy this 1.5 hour cruise with your loved one and a glass of Champagne in hand or spiked hot cocoa. See the city lights twinkle at night as you cozy up for an evening out in Boston Harbor aboard a luxury yacht.  Tasty holiday adult beverages are also available on our Holiday Jazz Cruise. Take a Boston Harbor cruise with friends to celebrate the season, entertain out-of-town family, or choose this event for holiday company party.  This is a perfect way to get into the Holiday spirit!  

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $44

Boston Harbor Island Sightseeing Cruise

Boston Harbor Islands Cruise

Step aboard the Northern Lights for a top-of-the-line sightseeing cruise to discover some of the mysteries behind Boston’s harbor islands. Sit back and relax in our climate-controlled cabin or enjoy the sea breeze on our open top deck. During your harbor cruise with us, our captain will provide narration and crew will be around to assist in making your trip more comfortable.

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $38

Boston 4th of July Fireworks Cruise on Northern Lights

4th of July Fireworks Cruise on Northern Lights

Celebrate our nation’s independence aboard Northern Lights for the best fireworks spectacular in New England. Listen to the Boston Pops from our comfortable climate-controlled cabin or step-up and out to our outer top deck to watch the fireworks. Watch the big booms over the city or enjoy them from the comfortable seated cabin area. (This cruise can only offer an obstructed and distant view of the fireworks.)

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $100

Harborfest Fireworks Cruise in Boston Harbor

Harborfest Fireworks on Northern Lights

Bostonians know how to celebrate our Independence and it all begins with the 35th Anniversary of Harborfest. Join us aboard the Northern Lights with friends and family for Harborfest fireworks, which offers a crowd-free alternative to the shore line!

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $50

Boston Harbor Sightseeing Boat Tour

Winthrop Fireworks Cruise on Northern Lights

Take a ride on Northern Lights, a classic 1920s style commuter yacht, to see the Winthrop Fireworks on the evening of July 3rd.The Fourth of July weekend is offering Fireworks nearly all around the harbor and Sunday, July 3rd will not be any different. 

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: 50.00

Boston Harbor Labor Day Fireworks Cruise

Labor Day Fireworks Cruise

Get front row seats to Boston Harbor’s Labor Day Fireworks Cruise aboard Northern Lights, a classic 1920s style commuter yacht. Celebrate the last days of summer with friends and family. Watch the fireworks from the best seats in the harbor, right underneath them!

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $50

Boston Fall Foliage Cruise

Northern Lights Fall Foliage Cruise

A Boston Fall Foliage Cruise is the perfect event to pull out that fall wardrobe.  Pull out your autumn sweaters and grab a hot cider and join the captain and crew of Northern Lights for a relaxing Boston Harbor cruise, featuring the colorful trees of fall. New England has been known for the vibrant foliage that people are drawn to every year. Our **three-hour extended afternoon picnic cruise** will take you away from the hustle and bustle of the city to the peaceful majesty of the harbor islands for this Boston Fall Foliage Cruise. Enjoy this magical cruise with us and capture the best photos of the Harbor. 

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $68

Boston Harbor Sunset Cruise & Boston Harbor Music Cruise

Band on the Water, Fire in the Sky aboard Northern Lights

Enjoy a Boston Harbor Music Cruise with us aboard the Yacht Northern Lights.  The Boston Minstrels, featuring Tim McHale, take to the water to offer guests a fun new experience for a Boston Sunset Cruise. As we cruise through the harbor enjoy live music through the ages in all types of genre such as: rock, pop, folk, and blues. You will surely know the songs and will easily embrace the sound waves as we cruise through the waves aboard Northern Lights. On this Boston Harbor Music Cruise the microphone is yours, if you want it, and so is the dance floor. This is meant to be a fun-filled night on the water with friends and loved ones. Have a blast with us on this one of a kind cruise through Boston Harbor.

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $38

Boston Music Cruise: An Irish Christmas Carol

An Irish Christmas Carol

Take to the water and get into the holiday spirit with Slainte, our house Irish band, and sing some merry holiday ballads the way the Irish do, with a beer in hand and a whiskey or two. It’s the holidays and with our 1920’s styled motor yacht, Northern Lights, decked out with festive décor and the sound of the holidays in the air, this unique Boston Music Cruise is sure to put you in a merry spirit! Tasty holiday adult beverages are also available on our Boston Music Cruise:  An Irish Christmas Carol cruise. Take a cruise with friends to celebrate the season or choose this event for your holiday company party.

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $44

Boston Holiday Cruise

Cocoa & Carols Holiday Cruise

Step aboard our luxury Yacht Northern Lights in décor for the holidays and set sail for an evening of caroling through Boston Harbor. This is a Boston Holiday Cruise that you cant miss out on.  Join in on live Holiday Carols conducted by Tim McHale of the Boston Minstrels and get into the holiday spirit with friends and family. While singing may or may not be your thing, we also have delicious hot cocoa, cookies, and treats for all our guests. Sit back and enjoy the gorgeous view of Boston from the heated salon of Northern Lights, a 1920’s styles New England Yacht, and get into the Holiday Spirit on this Boston Holiday Cruise. Classic Harbor Line also offers a live Holiday Jazz Trio and Irish Christmas Carolers! (Musically-talented groups are our special hosts for each of our Holiday cruises!)

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $44

Boston New Year's Eve Fireworks Cruise

Boston Harbor New Year’s Eve Cruise

Step aboard our luxury Yacht Northern Lights for a Boston New Year’s Eve Fireworks Cruise. This boat will be in full holiday decor and you will enjoy a romantic, fun, and tasteful cruise in Boston Harbor for the New Year’s Eve Fireworks display. Enjoy this 3-hour Boston New Year’s Eve Fireworks Cruise with your loved ones and a glass of champagne in hand as we celebrate the New Year. Start the night out with lights appetizers from our stationary or passed hors d’ oeuvres or head upstairs to the Aurora Room, and memorialize you first moments of the New Year in our photo booth. Take as many photos as you wish! Photos and catering are included with your ticket aboard our cruise.
Farm to Table Display: Cheese Wedge Platter with Fresh and Dried Fruits, Grilled Seasonal Vegetables, Green goddess dip and roasted red pepper humus, Bruschetta Duo: Sweet Pumpkin & Ricotta, Herbed Chick Pea and Pancetta, and Flat Breads. Passed Appetizers: Petite Filet Crostini, Coconut Crusted Chicken Skewers, Savory cones with Garlic Humus and Balsamic Microgreens, and Raspberry & Brie Phyllo Triangles. Visit our bar located on the main deck to buy adult beverages including champagne! Bottles of Moet & Chandon can be pre-purchased online while buying tickets. After the photos are snapped (unlimited), dance the night away with our house Jazz Band which will be playing top New Year’s Eve hits from the last 40 years.

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: Adults Only (21yrs up) - $165