It was 102 degrees out but we wouldn’t have known it. The sitting area is covered with a canvas and the breeze was wonderful. Went in conjunction with a wine tasting from Julie Belardinelli. Cpt Dave was great and even let us steer the boat! Owner Doug was also onboard and he couldn’t have been… Read more “Great afternoon on the water with wine!”
Had such a wonderful experience and made some new friends too! Can’t wait to do it again!
My task was to find a fall foliage Hudson cruise for our group. After some research I found Nyack Boat Charters and my find was great. I chose them based on the reviews and it got better each step of the way. Any questions prior to booking and up to the departure were all clearly… Read more “Don’t think twice – Book it”
I booked the sunset sail as a surprise for my husband’s birthday, he loved it!! It was a great experience sailing with the crew. They were very welcoming and professional. There was also a nice group of people on board. The yacht was clean and modern. It is just as pictured on their website. Complimentary… Read more “Birthday Surprise”
I find it ironic that growing up in Rockland County, NY I couldn’t wait for the day to leave and live in NYC and travel to foreign lands. It only took me traveling the globe to realize how incredible my hometown is. I keep going back and discovering new things to do.
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O Captain! my Captain! Our beautiful trip ended too soon aboard the NYACKBOAT C H A R T E R this evening. Hosted by owner, Doug Foster and Captain Kevin, our autumn Hudson River sail up river past the majestic cliffs of Hook Mt was just what the doctor ordered. The stress of the day… Read more “Whole New Perspective”
The pretty sailboat… the expertise of the crew♡… This sail so close to home… was such a feeling of being away on vacation! It was peaceful, elegant and very professional. Thank you NBC for such a beautiful way to spend an afternoon on the water. Your welcoming, nautical vibe will bring us back in the… Read more “Welcoming, Nautical Vibe”
We went out on a private charter with family and friends. Doug was extremely responsive and made sure everything was taken care of before the trip. Everyone enjoyed the sunset tour. Our teenagers loved the tubing. Captain Kevin and first mate were very nice and helpful. It was an amazing experience.
I booked the Al Vento for a private sunset cruise in celebration of my wife’s 60th birthday. An absolutely perfect evening with our children and grandson, and she was absolutely thrilled. The boat is very well appointed, although we never really left the deck! Doug was terrific in organizing our event, and Rob and Dave… Read more “Memorable 60th Birthday”
The afternoon sail was the best purchase of the summer! Doug’s communication prior to the trip was extremely helpful in terms of weather and planning. We got lucky with a gorgeous day. The 55ft sailboat was so beautiful and Captain Dave was more than willing to teach everyone all about it, including allowing us to… Read more “Best purchase of the summer”
Did you think it possible to get to the Caribbean a mere 15 miles North of the GWB? For two glorious hours, Nyack Boat Charter offered us a stress-free, sweetly guided sail, literally right in our backyard. Booking and communication were as breezy as the outing. Kevin and Owen were so competent and super gracious.… Read more “Caribbean North of NYC”
This is the best thing to do in Nyack! Book the sunset sail (2-hours, great value!) and sip wine while taking in the views. They offer local wines and beer but also allow you to bring your own (we brought some Champagne). It’s so relaxing, and the team is so hospitable. Shout out to Doug… Read more “Wonderful Way to Spend the Sunset”
My family and I chartered Al Vento for a half day on the Hudson to celebrate multiple birthdays. Being that this was the first time we have ever chartered a boat we weren’t sure what to expect, but Doug and the Captain and his first mate were absolutely amazing. Doug answered all my questions promptly… Read more “Relaxing Birthday”
Just back from an incredible 4 hr cruise for a corporate team building event. To say it exceeded our expectations is an understatement. The boat is great, the crew could not have been more knowledgeable and genuinely nice. Really recommend their boat charter and plan on using them again. It’s obvious their high standards are… Read more “High Standards”
We went out on a two hour boat ride on Al Vento with Kevin as our captain. To say it was amazing would be a total understatement. I live three blocks away and was totally unaware of the service that Nyack Boat Charter offers. We took the boat up by hook mountain and Kevin took… Read more “Tubing and Swimming by the Hook”
My wife and I have lived in Nyack for 32 years – but haven’t been in touch with the river (other than driving across it on the bridge) for years. We had family in from Michigan & Texas and one of our guests had a last minute thought to try to do a “river cruise”.… Read more “Don’t Miss This !”
Sailed my whole life but was missing it so booked an afternoon cruise for myself and two friends. The Al Vento is truly a stunning boat and the whole process couldn’t have been easier. Doug was prompt in returning my call and letting me know that they had added a public sail on a day… Read more “Memorial Day on the water”
I booked an afternoon sail for my husband’s birthday with our kids and 8 of our closest friends- it was a perfect day! The Al Vento was beautiful and Captain Kevin and First Mate Owen were very kind and knowledgeable. The sail was smooth and the weather was perfect-it was just such a great time.… Read more “Perfect Sail on a perfect day!”
Last fall my wife Ronna and I had the amazing opportunity to sail with the Nyack Boat Charter. We were joined by friends that we already knew and friends that we were able to meet that evening. We ventured out onto the Hudson River to experience one of the highlights of our late Summer. As… Read more “The Trance of the River”
I took my boyfriend on the sunset cruise for his birthday. I was really happy to find they were still cruising on Nov 3rd!! It turned out to be a beautiful day as I was concerned it would be too chilly. Captain Kevin was AWESOME! I’m looking forward to the next time. AND THERE WILL… Read more “Birthday Cruise”
We booked an afternoon sail for our anniversary and were so thrilled with our experience. As Nyack residents it was a wonderful way to see our village and the river from a completely new perspective. A top notch experience. Don’t miss this unique way to experience Nyack and the Hudson River!
here’s no better way to enjoy the glorious Hudson River than sailing with Captain Kevin and first mate Brian. A tip top boat with a knowledgeable and gracious crew provide for a lovely sail. We were on a public charter of ten. There’s plenty of room above and spacious quarters below. Beverages and snacks are… Read more “Delightful Sail”
We’ve taken two cruises with Kevin, one without much wind, and one with perfect conditions. Even when we were under motor, the cruise was great fun and we covered a lot of ground. But with wind, the trip was really amazing. The boat is big enough that you don’t feel the choppy water – you… Read more “Great way to spend an afternoon, with our without wind”
Got a chance to sail aboard Al Vento with my Husband on a public charter. What a great experience it was! Doug and Captain Kevin made us all feel welcome and comfortable. It was a great way to see the Hudson River close up. If you are looking for staycations in the Hudson Valley, this… Read more “A Beautiful way to see the Hudson River!”
I planned this surprise for my friend’s Birthday and was hoping for the best. It was way more than expected. She was overjoyed, and had an amazing day! We had amazing views and met so many nice people. Captain and Crew were friendly and professional. The Sailboat was large comfortable and clean. Cheese, Wine, Beer… Read more “Great time on Hudson while sipping Vino”
Chartering the Al Vento is, without question, one of the most unique and memorable ways to celebrate a special occasion on the Hudson River. We took family and friends on a sunset cruise for my husband’s birthday. Captains Doug, Rob and Kevin were knowledgeable and accommodating — even moving out our sail one day to… Read more “Perfect way to spend a late summer evening”
We had a lovely time this past weekend sailing on the Hudson. We were joined by Doug, the owner, and his family. Drinks, delicious snacks and great company as we cruised along the Hudson. I’d highly recommend Nyack Boat Charter to anyone.
Absolutely beautiful and magical. One of those experiences you can’t say you have lived plentifully without experiencing it. Imagine sailing on the majestic Hudson river, the sun setting, the view of the coastline, wine and cheese… perfect day. Definitely doing it again. Thanks Doug and Kevin! You make dreams real.
What an amazing experience that far exceeded our expectations! We did a sunset sail with family and friends to celebrate our engagement. It was perfect. The boat was incredible and the staff amazing! Will absolutely do it again very soon!
Our company took us on an afternoon sail up the Hudson and we all had an amazing time. The owner, Doug made the entire process very easy for us to book and the captain and his mate were very knowledgeable and pleasant. I highly recommend this as a special treat as a company outing but… Read more “Special Treat for Company Outing”
I had my birthday party aboard this yacht and it has brought me great memories. The staff were very delightful and the owners are understanding of my needs and the food was excellent. I highly recommend this yacht for a private dinner cruise as my guests and I had a wonderful experience. Thank you all… Read more “Great Memories”
We had a fabulous ride on the Al Vento over the weekend. It is a beautiful boat with a very experienced crew.
Captain Rob is a super guy and always wants to insure that everyone has a great day. I definitely recommend this boat and crew for any upcoming events…its SO worth it!
I chartered Al Vento for my birthday party with friends. We had a perfect day – beautiful boat, great crew and food. Lezlee was a pleasure to deal with for the booking, she was very flexible and ensured the day was customized for our group. Best day of summer 2016!