Don’t Miss the Mubadala New York Sail Grand Prix Coming in June

New York City is excited to host the Mubadala New York Sail Grand Prix this summer on June 22-23.  We will be cheering on the U.S. SailGP Team as they take on nine other countries in a battle to win this global sail racing championship.  New York City is the 12th stop in this 13-stop race that takes sailing’s best athletes aboard identical 50-foot flying catamarans speeding through New York Harbor at speeds upwards of 60 mph.  Spectators can watch the race, while enjoying drinks, food, and live music.  You can conclude the festivities with a sailing experience of your own, chartering a luxury sailboat or motorized yacht in NYC harbor.

Sailing Aficionados Can Root on the U.S. SailGP Team

This is a great event for any sailing enthusiast, giving you the opportunity to root on your home team in this epic race.  Spectators can purchase tickets to watch from the SailGP Race Stadium as the athletes charge towards the final leg of this internationally renowned race.  The race consists of short, but intense races at sailing venues around the globe.  The stakes are high, and the sailing speeds will be even higher as the boaters race in the 12th leg through New York City Harbor.  This is a can’t miss opportunity for sailing aficionados, but also a great event for the amateur boater looking for some excitement.

Charter a Yacht or Sailboat in New York Harbor to Witness This Special Event

Prestige Yacht Charters offers a variety of luxury yachts, party boats, and sailboats for charter to provide an up-close view of this spectacular sailing event. Whether you are looking for a small vessel for an intimate group or a large party boat, we have a NYC or NJ yacht charter option that will be perfectly suited for your needs. Our vessels accommodate as few as 2 guests or large galas for up to 1000 guests, and everything in-between!  All charters include a captain and crew and all vessels are inspected and certified.

This summer be sure to enjoy the excitement of the Mubadala New York Sail Grand Prix, a special event, or any occasion. Time to hit the water!

After a Busy Spring, NYC Summer Yacht Charters are in Full Swing

Summer yacht charters in New York City are heating up, following an epic July 4th holiday.  Revelers took to the water to enjoy the city’s fireworks display.  As usual, the show did not disappoint and there was no vantage point better for taking in the color that burst through the sky than onboard a private yacht charter. 

With the full heat of summer upon us now, private yacht charters of New York City, the Hudson River, and beyond are busier than ever.  A full fleet of private boats at Prestige Yacht Charters means that there is still some summer availability for reserving your own yacht charter this summer.  These spots are filling up fast.  Make sure you get the boat of your choice by booking your luxury yacht as soon as possible.

Harbor and Corporate Cruises Available This Summer and Fall

Offering harbor cruises in New York and New Jersey, Prestige Yacht Charters’ fleet of luxury yachts has been busy this summer and the upswing looks to continue heading into fall.  This one-of-a-kind experience allows guests to enjoy good food, entertainment, and the sights of the nearby harbor all while imbibing in the many amenities that a luxury yacht has to offer. 

A private boat of New York City and beyond is also a great way to treat employees this summer with a corporate cruise.  This type of event is perfect for rewarding your employees for their hard work all year round, while enjoying the warm summer weather on the water.  From evening cruises with a four-course formal meal to daytime voyages complete with buffets and appetizers, your employees will enjoy themselves when treated to their own corporate cruise aboard a private yacht.

Vacation Charters Now Available in the Caribbean or New England

New York City vacationers can now enjoy their own luxury yacht charter in New England or the Caribbean.  Departing from New York City or New Jersey, these private charters can head north to the cooler New England climate.  A perfect summertime adventure or wait until the fall to tour this picturesque area.  If you are looking for a more tropical climate, depart on a private yacht charter in the Caribbean.  There you can enjoy the sandy beaches, crystal clear water, and watch the tropical sea life that is native to the area.

Whether you are planning an event late summer or for the fall, Prestige Yacht Charters has the perfect luxury yacht charter for you.  See our complete fleet at or call 212-717-0300.

Experience New York City Events and Destinations from Aboard a Luxury Yacht Charter

A private yacht charter is one of the best ways to take in all the sights of New York City, away from the crowds and congestion.  Your private boat will allow you to get up close and personal with areas like Little Island, Hudson Yards, Fleet Week in May, the 12 Meter Heritage Regatta in June, and the highly anticipated July 4th fireworks.  A luxury yacht allows you to experience these from the privacy and comfort of a private yacht.  Enjoy an intimate gathering with a small group of friends or plan a larger event, Prestige Yacht Charters has the luxury yacht to accommodate for your group and itinerary.

From Little Island New York to Hudson Yards, See the City’s Skyline Like Never Before

Located in the Hudson River, just west of Manhattan, Little Island is an artificial island park that opened to the public in 2021.  The pier features an innovative design of flowers, trees, and shrubbery that make this a sight to behold from aboard a private yacht.  The landscaping of this island is a spectacular view, with over 66,000 tulips, 114 trees, and over 350 species of flowers.  There is no better seat to view it from than aboard a luxury yacht charter. 

Hudson Yards is one of New York City’s newest neighborhoods on Manhattan’s west side.  This neighborhood is a true cultural experience, with over 14 acres of public gardens and groves.  If you haven’t yet seen Hudson Yards from a private yacht, you will be amazed at how this development has added to the already spectacular NYC skyline.

Upcoming NYC Events to Experience from the Water

In May, New York City will host Fleet Week with an array of ships and demonstrations taking to the city’s water.  This seven-day celebration is rich with events and sailing vessels that are a sight to behold.  June in the city will bring the 12 Meter Heritage Regatta.  A tradition in American yachting, sailing vessels will race in New York Harbor.  Of course, the July 4th fireworks in New York City simply cannot be missed.  Chartering a private boat will give a front row view of all these upcoming events, without having to worry about crowds.

Prestige Yacht Charters has a variety of luxury yachts available for these sights in the city and upcoming events, giving you the view of a lifetime. 

A New Dock for Justine and Juliette: Newport Pier in Downtown Jersey City

We are excited to offer Justine and Juliette from their new home in Newport, NJ – just across from midtown Manhattan.  This new home for these two boats is in a beautiful, lively, and convenient location close to trains, hotels, the Holland Tunnel, and offers a secure parking garage.

Spectacular Charters From Newport, New Jersey

All cruises from Newport begin with a stunning view of the Freedom Tower and cover all the sights nearby in your choice of two-, three- or four-hour custom cruises.  We are also offering reduced relocation fees at Chelsea Piers, North Cove, and One15 Brooklyn Marinas.

Alpine, New Jersey Charters are Still Available

We are continuing to offer Alpine, New Jersey yacht charters.  This is a beautiful spot nestled in the Palisades, a perfect point for fall foliage cruises through the Hudson Valley, Bear Mountain, and West Point. 

Chartering in Style Aboard Justine or Juliette

Both luxury yachts are fully heated and are perfect for intimate anniversaries, birthdays, corporate events, and photo shoots through New Year’s Eve.

For more information, or to book Justine or Juliette, contact 212-717-0300 or visit

What to Expect from the Yacht Crew of Your New York Luxury Charter

The onboard crew is important to the success and enjoyment of your New York luxury yacht charter.  The number of crew members vary depending on the size of the boat and how many guests are onboard.  This team usually consists of a captain and first mate, engineer, stewards and stewardesses and an onboard chef.  These crew members will work together to make sure the boat’s mechanics are running smoothly, as well as ensuring the enjoyment of all the guests.

The Captain’s Duties on a Luxury Yacht Charter of New York City and the Hudson River

For any size vessel, a captain is needed to operate the boat safely.  The captain also assumes full responsibility for all of the guests onboard, while commanding over the other crew members.  Prior to departure, the captain is responsible for training the crew and ensuring the safety of the boat.  On the water, these roles will include steering, navigating, and any necessary maintenance of the boat.        The responsibility of the yacht’s electrical, mechanical, computer and plumbing will fall to the engineer.

Dedicated Crew Members Responsible for Attending to the Guests Onboard the Private Boat

The stewards and stewardesses on a luxury yacht charter are those crew members responsible for ensuring that all the needs of the guests are met.  This includes serving food and beverage and attending to any special requests from guests.  This team is also responsible for creating a warm and inviting interior of the boat.  they will be sure all your details are fully executed including your arrangements for decor, entertainment, and other requested services.

The crew members of an NYC luxury yacht charter are carefully chosen to fit the boat’s size and requirements, as well as the number of guests onboard.  Teams are thoroughly trained to meet guests’ needs, while ensuring that safety of everyone onboard.

Ready to experience all that a luxury yacht charter has to offer?  Prestige Yacht Charters has a fleet of private boats that are always fully staffed with experienced crew members that can ensure your voyage throughout New York City, the Hudson River, or East River is a success.