Small Yachts & Vessels

Plan an event with your loved ones aboard one of our small vessels. Fran’s Touch of Class Events in New York, NY will help you achieve your goals. Here are our small vessel options:


ADIRONDACK

She is an 80 ft. classic schooner with her homeport is located at Pier 62 at Chelsea Piers. She is a great combination of an 1890’s old world style schooner with the comfort of today’s passenger yachts.

Capacity: 49 passengers max


AFFINITY

She is a 120 ft. private yacht charter that can accommodate up to approximately 100 guests for a cocktail style event. She can accommodate 70 guests for a lovely wedding on the water or any event of that size. The yacht was refurbished in 2007 and christened as "Affinity". She is a perfect venue for corporate events with fine food and service. Her homeport is located at Chelsea Piers in NYC.


AMERICA 2.0

The America 2.0 has her homeport at Pier 62 in West 23rd Street and the West Side Highway. Her maximum capacity is 85 guests. She offers a full bar and galley service and excellent catering options.

She’s 105 ft. in length and operates in NYC from May through October, and in Key West, Florida, from November to May. Her open deck has comfortable seating for up to 75 guests. The 2.0 refers to her eco-friendly construction and propulsion system.


CALYPSO

She is a 72 ft. Stephens Motor Yacht. This aluminum hull vessel was built in Stockton, California in 1973 for Jack Wrather, who is the producer of the radio and television show "The Lone Ranger" and who christened her the "Lone Ranger IV". Calypso can accommodate up to 45 guests. Her homeport is at Chelsea Piers.


CLIPPER CITY TALL SHIPS

The original Clipper City was built as a cargo schooner just prior to the Civil War. Then, she was rebuilt from the original plans, on loan from the Smithsonian Institution and recently refurbished.

The new, restored Clipper City, with a length of 158 feet and a height of 120 feet, can comfortably sail 130 people — the most of any passenger sailboat in the United States. With her sweeping deck, full bar, and a diverse sail plan, this majestic schooner and her attentive crew sail daily from Slip 2 at the South side of Battery Park. She provides guests with a unique way to see Manhattan.


EASTERN STAR

She is a private charter yacht for 2 to 80 guests docked in Glencove, Long Island. Her finely appointed interior offers the ambiance of a luxury yacht of a by-gone era. She features exquisite mahogany details, polished brass, and comfortable furnishings. These enhance the main salon, library, and formal dining room. The many up-scale amenities continue to attract celebrities and clients from around the globe.


ESPRIT

She is one of the beautiful vessels in the Hornblower fleet. She’s similar to The Sundancer in style and design, but is a little smaller being 90 feet long. She is a two-deck vessel, sleek and modern in style and design.

Esprit is a yacht perfect for weddings since she has a lovely bridal suite on board! Corporate groups will love the Esprit for cocktail parties. Also, she’s a great venue for birthday parties, Sweet Sixteens, Bar and Bat Mitzvahs, etc.

There are two lovely decks - the first deck is a formal enclosed dining salon and the second deck is the lounge area with sofa seating and a state of the art bar. The Aft-Deck is open with a fixed awning, so guests can enjoy the outdoors even in the rain.

The yacht is perfect for groups of 25-100 guests. She can seat up to 60 guests in the main dining salon for sit-down or buffet dinner service. For cocktail parties, Espirit can accommodate up to 100 guests. Fine food and services are always available.


JULIETTE

The JULIETTE is an 80 foot vessel whose homeport is in Alpine, New Jersey. She can accommodate from 2 to 50 guests and has great outdoor space.

  • Full service bar
  • Lounge seating
  • Chef prepares fresh meals on board
  • Perfect for al fresco dining
  • 20 guests max for seated dinner service
  • 30 guests max for buffet service
  • 50 guests max for cocktail style

JUSTINE

She has 5 staterooms that can accommodate up to 12 guests for day and evening cruises and term charters. Justine has an elegant main deck salon, a full service bar, a formal dining room, and a fully equipped galley. There's an aft deck observation area and seating, upper deck outdoor area with lounge seating and bar. She’s just lovely for an intimate private charter. Your guests are surely to be impressed!


LEXINGTON

The 100 foot, classic yacht, Lexington has been re-imagined and she is now part of the Hornblower Fleet. We would recommend this vessel for approximately 70 guests for sit down dinner service and 100 guests for a cocktail style event. She is an awesome yacht---so well appointed.

  • Open air decks
  • Oversize windows
  • Piano bar
  • Private suite
  • LED lighting
  • Fine dining

MANHATTAN ELITE

She is a high-end, 2- deck yacht that's perfect for groups of up to 65 guests for a buffet or sit-down dinner. She can accommodate up to 149 guests for a cocktail style reception. The Elite is now part of the Hornblower Fleet and is a real show stopper!

This yacht has a lovely enclosed dining salon with panoramic windows and a dance floor. There's also a well-appointed second deck with an enclosed lounge area and a state-of the-art bar. The aft deck with a fixed canopy adds an extra touch of class! The guests can enjoy the outdoor space, even in the rain!


MARINER III

The MARINER III is a 122 FT Classic yacht available for private charter in NYC, New England, Long Island and South Florida. Built in 1926, she embodies the elegance and luxury of America’s Golden Age. Her interior is replete with hand-crafted beveled lead crystal windows from Paris.

Mariner III can accommodate a max of 95 guests. Her large upper deck can be covered and furnished for formal dinners. Homeport is at Chelsea Piers, NYC, from June – September.


SAGA

The SAGA is a 40 foot sailboat, whose homeport is at Chelsea Piers in New York, NY. She includes the following:

  • Luxury cockpit
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bluetooth sound system for personal playlists
  • Refrigerator, including bottled water and seltzer
  • 6 passengers max
  • Very affordable rental fees!

SHEAR WATER

She docks at North Cove Marina at the World Financial Center- Brookfield Place on the South Side. She is an 82 foot Classic Newport style wooden sailing vessel with a 1920’s ambiance. She’s very popular for private charter among the corporate set and for photo shoots. Also, she’s great for a family day on the water!


SUNDANCER

Sundancer is a recent addition to the Cornucopia Cruise Fleet. She is a two-deck vessel that has a sleek and modern design. She is 117 feet long. Perfect for weddings with a lovely bridal suite on board! Corporate groups will love Sundancer for cocktail parties as well.

Celebrate birthday parties, Sweet Sixteens, Bar and Bat Mitzvahs, etc here. There are two lovely decks. The first deck is a formal enclosed dining salon and the second deck is the lounge area with sofa seating and a state-of- the-art bar.

The Aft-Deck is open with a fixed canopy, so guests can enjoy the outdoors even in the rain! The yacht is perfect for groups, with numbers of people from 30 to 130 guests. Sundancer can seat 80 guests in the main dining salon with dancing on the second deck. Experience good food and service!


VENTURA

This classic sailing yacht is approaching her 100th year, and 25th consecutive year chartering in New York Harbor, simply old world elegance from an 1800s designer!

Ventura has been hosting private evening sails in New York Harbor since 1987 and still under the same management. This makes her by far the most experienced private yacht in the harbor's sailing fleet.

She is a 72 foot vessel whose hull is solid mahogany plank. Her decks are Indian teak, and her mast is made of Northern Spruce. Ventura can accommodate approximately 35 guests. The Ventura experience pays dividends if you are looking for a special, summer venue to entertain clients, or create an exceptional memory for an important occasion.