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Browse Harbor Cruises Brand new to Boston MA is Classic Harbor Line’s motor yacht Northern Lights! Docked at Rowes Wharf, right behind the Boston Harbor Hotel, this Boston Yacht will be operating Boston Harbor excursions. This is a Turn-of-the-Century inspired yacht and is the most elegant power vessel in Boston Massachusetts. Classic Harbor Line has put together some unique Boston cruises for you to experience in the most elegant manner. Northern Lights was built with a beautiful mahogany bar and her varnish is maintained to complete your feeling of a Turn-of-the-Century vessel.  Comfortable seating is available all around the vessel, as well as a full sun deck atop, all with un-obscured views!  Guests are welcome on the forward deck as well to soak in the sun and to score fantastic photographs of all the Boston Harbor sites from the water! This stunning yacht is perfect for families, romantic dates or a friends gathering as we will only take up to 149 guests on any of our cruises. Take in the sights of Boston MA for a sightseeing cruise that will keep you coming back for more! Whether you join us for a day cruise or a classic sunset cruise you will not be disappointed! Jump aboard and cruise in elegance to view this famous skyline and watch the sun dip behind the skyline.


Boston Harbor Morning Mimosa Cruise

Breakfast Pastries & Mimosa Voyage 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. While aboard choose from a variety of Mimosas and Bloody Mary’s, grab a pastry from the buffet, and select a cozy seat 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 Mimosa & Bloody Mary cruise offers the perfect event for the individual or the group looking to celebrate and relax. 

  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $45

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 Jazz Cruise

Boston Jazz Cruise aboard Yacht Northern Lights

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 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 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

Irish Celtic Band on classic boat in boston

Boston Celtic Cruise

Take a cruise aboard the elegant 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 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

New England Fall Foliage Cruise in Boston Harbor

Northern Lights Fall Foliage 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 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.
  Depart: Rowes Wharf   Boat: Northern Lights   Cost: $68

Boston Harbor Sunset Cruise with Classic Harbor Line

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

The Boston Minstrels, featuring Tim McHale, take to the water to offer guests a fun new experience for a 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. 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

Irish Christmas Carol in Boston

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 tour is sure to put you in a merry spirit! Tasty holiday adult beverages are also available on our 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 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 cruise with friends to celebrate the season, entertain out-of-town family, or choose this event for holiday company party.

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

Boston Cocoa and Carols 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. 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. 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 Cruise

Boston Harbor New Year’s Eve Cruise

Step aboard our luxury Yacht Northern Lights in full holiday decor and join us for a romantic, fun, and tasteful cruise in Boston Harbor for the New Year’s Eve Fireworks display. Enjoy this 3-hour 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