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Special Events Celebrate some Boston Special Events with us in Boston Harbor aboard one of our luxury yachts!  Enjoy a Boston Boat Tour or a 4th of July Fireworks Cruise.  Cruise under the beautiful display of Memorial Day or Labor Day Fireworks.  Celebrate Mother’s Day or Father’s Day with the family aboard a boat in Boston Harbor for a fun filled day of water activities.  Which ever occasion you want to celebrate we have the perfect activity for the event. Let us help you honor and celebrate the people in your lives that matter.  Our intimate boats will allow for you to kick back and relax as our crew cruises through Boston Harbor with style and grace.  Whether you are a visitor or local this is the perfect and most affordable way to celebrate a Boston Holiday or Boston Special Event in a unique nautical way.  So step aboard and cruise through Boston Harbor with us in celebration of your special event. 


Boston Holiday Cruise

Cocoa & Carols Holiday Cruise

Come aboard our luxury yacht Northern Lights decked out for the holidays for an evening of holiday cheer. Enjoy a jazzy Christmas Sing-A-Long perfect for everyone in your family. Christmas carols and other holiday favorites will be played by members of The Benjamin Young Quartet. This is Boston Holiday Cruise that is not to be missed. While singing may or may not be for you, there will be hot cocoa, and treats for the whole family. Sit back, enjoy the view, the music, and the holiday cheer with this Boston Holiday Cruise.

  Duration: 1.5 hrs   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $46

Holiday Sunset Cruise

Step aboard the luxury yacht Northern Lights decked out in Holiday decor for a Boston Harbor Holiday Sunset Cruise.  Our captain will provide light commentary of Boston Harbors sightseeing highlights. And enjoy light Holiday music as it will be played throughout the trip. Watch the sky as it changes from blues to oranges behind the outline of Boston’s city skyline.

  Duration: 2 hr experience (30-minutes dockside, 1.5 hr cruise)   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $40

Boston Holiday Brunch Cruise

Holiday Brunch Cruise

Take a relaxing morning cruise through the Boston Harbor on our Boston Holiday Brunch Cruise in the warm, cozy, and festively decorated interior of Northern Lights. While aboard, warm up with a cup of hot cocoa from our hot chocolate bar and enjoy the harbor sites with friends and family! 

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $70

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.

  Duration: 1.5 hrs   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $44

Cocoa & Blues Holiday Cruise

You know Dasher, and Dancer, Prancer, and Vixen, Comet, and Cupid, Donner, and Blitzen, but do you recall… the Cocoa & Blues Holiday Cruise! Join us aboard Northern Lights for contemporary treatments of the season’s classics performed by our house R&B/funk band, City of Four, inspired by the R&B holiday music tradition of groups like The Temptations, Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder, James Brown, The Jive Turkeys, and beyond!  Enjoy this 1.5 hour cruise with your loved ones and a glass of champagne or spiked hot cocoa in hand. See the city lights twinkle at night as you cozy up for an evening out on Boston Harbor aboard a luxury yacht decorated for the holidays!

  Duration: 1.5 hrs   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: Adult $46

Boston New Year's Eve Fireworks Cruise

Boston Harbor New Year’s Eve Fireworks 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! Hors d oevures are included along with music and dancing!  Drinks are available for purchase.  So step aboard and celebrate the New Year with us aboard this stunning yacht! 

  Duration: 3 hrs   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: Adults Only (21yrs up) - $185

New Year’s Day Brunch Cruise

Start your year off on the right foot and step aboard the luxury yacht Northern Lights for a New Year’s Day Brunch Cruise! Take a relaxing morning brunch cruise through Boston Harbor on this New Year’s day in the warm, cozy, and festively decorated interior of this stunning yacht. While aboard, warm up with a cup of hot cocoa from our hot chocolate bar and enjoy the harbor sites with friends, family or a loved one.

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: Adult | $75

Valentine’s Day Aphrodisiacs Tasting Cruise with Live Jazz

Start your romantic evening off with a light tasting, bubbles, and stunning views of Boston. While aboard enjoy an intimate shared plate experience for two and choose between choose between a bubbles or beer tasting with your menu. During your tasting enjoy romantic jazz tunes by our house jazz band as we glide through the harbor. While fireworks are not included in this cruise, our hope it to create metaphorical sparks for you and your date.

  Duration: 1.5 hrs   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $70 + $25 wine or beer pairing

Boston Brunch Cruise

Galentine’s Day Brunch Cruise aboard Northern Lights

Valentine’s Day always reminds to spend and shower our closest companion with love, but let’s not forget about the people that always have our backs! That’s right, your BFF from way back when you had braces, owned a crimper, and wore way too much aqua net! Let’s not forget the love of friendship this year and treat your favorite ride or die gals to a fabulous, boozy, and relaxing brunch cruise aboard Northern Lights! Wanting to make it just a touch more special, ask a crew member to make an announcement and toast your Galentines! Let us know how long you’ve been building your amazing friendship!
  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $70

Boston St. Patrick's Day Brunch Cruise

Boston St. Patrick’s Day Brunch Cruise

Step aboard for a Boston St. Patrick’s Day Brunch Cruise! Don’t forget the most important meal of the day on our favorite holiday! Join us on yacht Northern Lights and enjoy a traditional Irish breakfast aboard the Northern Lights Brunch Cruise! Start your day with bacon rashers, black pudding, sausage, and more. While you fuel your Irish spirit, enjoy the sites around Boston Harbor aboard our decorated ship. Of course, your fulfillment of this Irish holiday is not complete without a festive Irish drink. Visit our bar to view our specially crafted Irish drinks and beers. That’s right, Irish coffee by the boat load! This trip is sure to help you kick start your day! “Top of the morning to ya!”

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: Adult $70 | Child $44

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.

  Duration: 1.5 hrs   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $46

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 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.

  Duration: 2 OR 2.5 hrs   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $70

Boston Irish Music Cruise

Boston’s Live Irish Music Cruise

Boston’s Live Irish Music Cruise: Take a 1.5 hour rockin’ Irish cruise aboard the elegant Northern Lights, a 1920s New England Yacht, for a one of a kind experience. While aboard enjoy Irish tunes inspired by Boston, classic Boston Irish songs, authentic Irish tunes, top hits & requests. See the sites while out on a Harbor Cruise. This event aims to be fun and entertaining as you cruise through Boston Harbor. 
  Duration: 1.5 hrs   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $46

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.

  Duration: 1.5 hrs   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $46

Boston Sightseeing Boat Tour on Yacht Northern Lights

Boston Harbor Fall Foliage Luncheon Cruise

Pull out your autumn sweaters and grab a hot cider and join the captain and crew of Northern Lights for a relaxing Boston Harbor Fall Foliage Cruise, featuring the colorful trees of fall. New England has been known for the vibrant foliage that people are drawn to every year. So grab your friends and family and enjoy some time out on the water for this Fall Foliage Cruise.  This time of year is a magical with the change of the season and New England does it best.  Let our professional crew cater to you as embark on this breathtaking boat adventure.  

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: Adult $55 | Child $40

Boston Live Funk Music Cruise

Jazzy 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! 

  Duration: 1.5 hrs   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: Adults $46

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!  

  Duration: 1.5 hrs   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $46

Romantic Boston Sunset Cruise

Summer Solstice Cruise

Summer officially begins June 20th with the Summer Solstice. Celebrate the official first day of summer and the season-opening cruise aboard Northern Lights. Complimentary hors d’ oeuvres will be provided as we cruise through Boston Harbor on this two-hour cruise through Boston Harbor to watch the sunset over Boston’s skyline at 8:24pm and the moonrise at 8:25pm over the harbor. Enjoy the sites and light commentary by out captain and crew. Find the perfect viewing location from our top deck or rest inside our climate controlled cabin. Drinks are available for purchase from our bar on the first deck. Bring friends and family and start the summer off with a unique experience!

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $45

Harborfest Fireworks Aboard Adirondack III

Get the fourth of July weekend started with a BANG! Step aboard the Adirondack III for a spectacular fireworks display on Boston Harbor.  Join us for two hour and thirty minute sail & cruise, followed by Harborfest Fireworks lighting up along Boston’s Waterfront.
In addition to a fantastic experience, this captivating Labor Day Fireworks Cruise will feature delicious, complimentary desserts, cheese and flatbreads, and sliced fruits, water and soda.

  Duration: 2.5 hrs   Boat: Adirondack III   Cost: Adults $75 | Child $50

Winthrope Fireworks Cruise with Classic Harbor Line

Winthrop 4th of July Fireworks Cruise and Sail on Adirondack III

Don’t want to deal with all the traffic crowds and hype surrounding the 4th of July, but still want to celebrate and enjoy the patriotic holiday? Step aboard the Adirondack III for a cruise to Winthrop to watch the fireworks and then sail back to Boston at the end. Sip on Champagne and enjoy this magical evening with the best seats in the house! 

  Duration: 3 hrs   Boat: Adirondack III   Cost: Adult $75 | Child $50

U.S.S. Constitution Turnaround Brunch on Northern Lights

Join us for the July 4th turnaround cruise of the U.S.S. Constitution, the oldest (1797) actively commissioned naval vessel in the world. You won’t want to miss this truly unique and special event! The turnaround takes place once a year to celebrate our nation’s birthday. During the turnaround cruise the U.S.S. Constitution will sail out into Boston Harbor where she’ll exchange a 21-gun salute with Castle Island’s Fort Independence. After he salute, she will head back into the inner harbor and exchange cannon fire with the sector Boston’s United States Coast Guard base located in the North End. During our excursion please enjoy a three course brunch made fresh aboard the vessel.

  Duration: 3 hrs   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: Adult $110 | Child $85

Summer Barbecue & Beers Cruise

Hooray! Summer has arrived and there are two things we do in the summer time in Boston and that is boating and barbecues! Put them together on this 2-hour cruise through Boston harbor. We’ll pull out the corn hole and turn up the beach boys as we create a unique summer event for you. Bring a few friends and grab a few seasonal beers from the bar do summer like a pirate! While on this cruise we’ll point out some of our notable sites on the harbor islands that have played an integral role in fortifying Boston in every war from the Revolutionary War until the World War II. Almost every island has a tale to tell. Our gourmet barbecue cruise consists of delicious smoked chicken and honey glazed BBQ ribs, coleslaw, biscuits, and roasted potatoes is included with your ticket. This cruise is excellent for families, friends exploring the town, and folks looking for a different adventure.

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: Adult $55

Drag Brunch Cruise: Back to School Edition

Start saving your lunch money, pull out that old plaid jumper, and start marking the days on your planner because that’s right! The category is: Back to School. This 2.5-hour event will feature signature cocktails for purchase, includes a gourmet brunch menu, and Boston crowd favorites Sham Payne, Drag Queen JP, Missy Steak, and Magnum Sin. Select a cozy seat aboard Northern Lights, sit back and enjoy the show as we capture the perfect panoramic views of Boston Harbor while your hosts Kirbie Fully Loaded and Secret Queen walk you through your first day of class.

  Duration: 2.5 hrs   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $70

Freaky Funk: A haunted Halloween Costume Cruise

A graveyard bash is brewing aboard the haunted Northern Lights this Halloween. Join us for a spooky-good cruise when our house funk band rises from the dead to deliver you some groovy and thrilling vibes. Come dressed as your best zombie or werewolf to win best Halloween costume of the night. Best-dressed wins four complimentary tickets on a Brunch Cruise through Classic Harbor Line. Visit the bar for a ghoulish cocktail and enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres as you dance through the fog, spider webs, and haunted grave stones!

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: Adult $55

Harborfest Fireworks Cruise in Boston Harbor

Harborfest Fireworks on Northern Lights

Bostonians know how to celebrate our Independence and it all begins with Harborfest. Join us aboard the Northern Lights with friends and family for 2.25 hour Harborfest fireworks cruise, which offers a crowd-free alternative to the shore line! Avoid the masses and get front row seats for Boston Harborfest Fireworks cruise aboard Northern Lights, a classic 1920s style commuter yacht. Desserts, cheese & flatbreads, and sliced fruit will be included with your ticket.

  Duration: 2.25 hrs   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: Adult $70 | Child $55

Boston Harbor Sightseeing Boat Tour

Winthrop 4th of July 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 4th. Cruise with us aboard our luxury yacht and celebrate Independence Day with friends and family from our crowd free yacht.  Take in the magnificent display of Fireworks while sipping on Champagne with the best seats in the house.  

  Duration: 3 hrs   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: Adult $70 | Child $50

Labor Day Fireworks Cruise Aboard Adirondack III

What better way to celebrate the end of summer, but with a stellar fireworks display from the waters of Boston Harbor? Join us aboard beautiful Adirondack III for a magnificent Labor Day cruise. This 1.5-hour cruise offers guests the opportunity to soak up Boston’s colorful fireworks display from an awesome vantage point, practically right underneath them and out on the water! (The event does not sail and offers spectacular views of the fireworks)

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Adirondack III   Cost: $75

Boston USS Constitution Turnaround Sail

U.S.S. Constitution Turnaround Sail aboard Schooner Adirondack III

U.S.S. Constitution Turnaround Sail aboard Schooner Adirondack III. Join us for the 3-4 hour long, July 4th turnaround cruise of the U.S.S. Constitution, the oldest (1797) actively commissioned naval vessel in the world. Experience this yearly event like you never have before aboard Adirondack III, a classic 80-foot pilot schooner. She features comfortable seating and a brisk ride, as we are able to view the turnaround of the U.S.S. Constitution.

  Duration: 3 hrs   Boat: Adirondack III   Cost: Adults $125 | Child $100

Boston Fall Foliage Brunch Cruise

Weekends are a time for relaxing and getting your days started the right way. Join us for a Mimosa and Bloody Mary Cruise aboard the elegant Northern Lights to jump start your relaxation mode. 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.

  Duration: 2.5 hrs   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: Adult $70 | Child $44

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. 

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $68

Boston St. Patrick’s Day Lunch -N- Brews!

Join us for the best Boston St. Patrick’s Day Lunch Cruise in Boston Harbor! This St. Patrick’s Day, go all out! Don’t just sip on some Guinness, but pair it with a traditional Irish Lunch and craft Irish brews all the way from the Motherland. Step in from the cold, warm your spirit, and fuel your lads and ladies for the big drinking day ahead.  Our bar and lunch buffet will have all your favorite bites and sips on our festively decorated ship.

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: Adults $55 | Child $40

Boston Easter Brunch Cruise

Easter Extravaganza Brunch Cruise

Join us for this Easter Extravaganza Brunch Cruise! Enjoy Brunch with our Classic Harbor Line Easter bunny, Happy Hop! Jump into a delicious spread of pastries and savory breakfast foods perfect for the kids and adults. Visit with our Easter Bunny for candies, gifts, and photos. Easter Eggs will be placed throughout the boat with activities to entertain the kids during this cruise. Adult beverages will be available at the bar.

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: Adult $70 | Child $44

Boston Harbor Tea Cruise

Boston Tea Party Cruise

Spend the afternoon with us for a Boston Tea Party Cruise. Step aboard Northern Lights for a tasty lunch with tea inspired cocktails! Enjoy the outdoors from inside a warm and cozy solarium aboard Northern Lights. Have fun playing classic yard games inside our main cabin, amidst tropical plants scattered throughout the salon to help rid you of the winter blues and make you feel like spring is near! While cruising the harbor enjoy our light narration and a delicious cocktail to warm the soul.

  Duration: 2 hrs   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: Adult $60 | Child $40