If it’s worth celebrating, it’s worth celebrating in style. Mariner III is proud to present the best parties around!

The Event

We host parties for birthdays, wedding anniversaries, weddings, retirement, product launches, bar mitzvahs, engagements and parties just for the sake of having a party. Our guests are celebrities, business leaders, clients, families, prize winners and groups of friends. No matter what you are celebrating, Mariner III will make you welcome


The large space on the upper deck can be covered or open, clear for mingling and dancing or set with tables for a meal. The covered aft deck will accomodate a more intimate meal or can be open for music and dancing. The bar is on this deck.


Our chef and wait staff are ready to serve you. Mariner III is licensed for up 95 guests and we can provide either a formal meal or buffet style party food for all of them. A bar on the aft deck serves a range of drinks.


The boat is under the command of Captain Sean Kennedy who has over 30 years experience at sea. The boat will be fully crewed for your event with maritime crew, chef and wait staff to ensure your enjoyment and safety

Parties from Manahattan


From the summer base at Chelsea Piers on the East River side of Manhattan. Mariner III can cruise around Manhattan, along the coast and along Long Island Sound. We can host your party from any water accessible point in the New Jersey, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Long Island and New England areas. Cruises to see the lights of Manhattan and around the iconic Statue of Liberty are always popular.

Statue of Liberty at dusk

In the winter Mariner III is based at Palm Beach Yacht Club in West Palm Beach, Florida. This location offers access to cruises along the beautiful Florida Intracoastal Waterway, Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Jupiter and Fort Pierce. Mariner III regularly cruises along the Atlantic coast, to the Bahamas and the Virgin Islands.

So if it’s party time, it’s Mariner III time.


Mariner III is a superbly flexible events venue. We can hold you event in front of the Statue of Liberty, cruising along New York’s East River, on Florida’s Intracoastal Waterway or in the magical Bahamas.
The boat offers comfortable accommodation and the finest catering. There is ample space for parties of up to 90 people with live music and dancing.

Bar service

Mariner III dining roomWe have had the pleasure of hosting weddings, anniversary parties, wedding rehearsal dinners, reunion dinners, business meetings, holiday parties, graduation celebrations, sweet 16 events, bah mitzvah, bar mitzvah, memorial services, wine tastings, Statue of Liberty cruises, Hudson River Valley and West Point cruises, fall foliage cruises, and family vacations.
Are looking for a unique setting for a special event? That’s exactly what we do! Call us to discuss.



Party on Mariner III


“Welcome aboard Mariner III, we will be casting off very soon”.

When you charter Mariner III, you can choose the back drop to your event. The Statute of Liberty. Yes. The Manhattan skyline at dusk. No problem. The glamorous waterfronts of South Florida. We can do that.

Manhattan skyline


Mariner III has two seasonal locations. During the winter months the boat is based at the Palm Beach Yacht Club in West Palm Beach, Florida. Mariner III can attend events and cruise right along the Florida Intracoastal Waterway from Fort Pierce in the north to Miami in the south. Does you home or club have dock access? We can come right to you. Mariner III can remain stationary as a dining or party platform, but why not cruise along the Florida Intracoastal Waterway?

During the summer months Mariner III is docked at Chelsea Piers in Manhattan. This is an easy to access location at 23rd Street and the West Side Highway  and is the starting point for our popular cruises around New York City. We can also attend any water-accessible location in the New Jersey, Long Island and the New England area. Cruise from Liberty Landing, Greenwich CT, Norwalk CT, Stamford CT, Old Saybrook CT, Newport RI and Sag Harbor NY.

Destinations include Statue of Liberty


Your wedding day is truly special. It’s a time to bring together family and friends, to say “I do” and to celebrate life together. Mariner III has hosted many weddings and created an unforgettable setting for one of the biggest days in your life.

You and your wedding planner are welcome to draw on our many years of experience. We can provide a setting for your pre wedding meal, your reception and even the service itself. Imagine being married at sea by the Mariner III’s captain!

During the summer months, Mariner III is based at Chelsea Piers on the Hudson River. From there we can attend events anywhere in the New England or New York area where there is pier access. Some events commence at Chelsea Piers which has easy access for Manhattan.
In the winter, Mariner III is based at the Palm Beach Yacht Club in West Palm Beach, Florida. From there the Mariner III can attend events along the Atlantic Coast down to Miami.

The Mariner III was built in 1926 and retains it’s original Gatsby era elegance. It’s glistening white hull and varnished teak cabins exude a historic quality that modern yachts cannot match. However this elegance is intensely practical. Mariner III can accommodate and cater for 90 guests. The upper deck, the rear deck and the salon all offer a different atmosphere and allow different groupings to feel at home. There is plenty of room for musicians and DJs. A bar and wait staff are available.

Say your vows in the shadow of the Statue of Liberty. Party to a backdrop of the bright lights of Miami. Lean on the rail and watch the beautiful shorelines of New England slip past. A wedding on the Mariner III is an experience you will never forget.

Weddings on the water

Mariner III Luxury Yacht Charter

Mariner III is a 122 foot classic motor yacht available for charter from New York in the summer and West Palm Beach, Florida in the winter months.

Mariner III was built in 1926 and is a beautiful example of the style and sophistication of America’s 1920s. Your event is given a unique, historical backdrop by her glistening white hull and beautiful teak structure. The unique style of the Gatsby era is yours to charter for your event.

Mariner III salon

Mariner III is available to charter for short cruises, dinner parties, birthdays, weddings, photo shoots and any other event that benefits from a stylish setting. Over the years many people and organisations have enjoyed truly memorable events on board. Watching the lights of Manhattan. Seeing the sunset over Long Island Sound or sailing to the beautiful Bahamas. Events that will stay with you always. The event planning team are ready to organise your special charter.

During the summer months, Mariner III is based at Chelsea Piers on the Hudson River. Events on board will include weddings in the shadow of the Statue of Liberty, party cruises around Manhattan and charters from locations in the New England area.

Dining area

During the winter months, Mariner III is based at the Palm Beach Yacht Club in West Palm Beach, Florida. From that base Mariner III hosts cruises from Fort Lauderdale, Miami and other points along Florida’s Atlantic Coast.

Luxury Yacht Charter

If you are planning a corporate event, a photo shoot or an upscale celebration, Mariner III is the perfect setting. Captain Sean Kennedy has many years experience of delivering superbly catered, effortlessly enjoyable cruises to families, businesses, clubs and celebrities. If you require onboard music, dancing, catering and wait staff, all can be provided.

Mariner III is proud to be an independent, family run business. Call us now to check availability for your event to remember.