A local cruise is a delightful way to spend an evening. Dancing, listening to music, dining or simply strolling the deck are activities you can enjoy aboard one of the many cruise boats departing from Town of Hempstead piers.

Listed here are vessels that can accommodate over 100 passengers. Numerous smaller boats are available for charter, and information about them can be obtained by calling the Office of Tourism at (516) 812-3601.

Cruising along one of the Town of Hempstead's beautiful waterways can provide a great outing for couples, families, clubs, businesses and other groups.

2021 Cruises Brochure
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Vessel (passengers) Sails From Information
Super Hawk (140) Super Hawk Fishing Town of Hempstead Angie M. Cullin East Marina
Lido Boulevard
Point Lookout
The Super Hawk is a 75-foot super cruiser that offers a four-hour moonlight sail. Call (516) 607-3004 for rates and available dates.
Star Stream VIII (150)
Captain Lou VII (150)
Atlantic Pearl (150)
Mama Lou's Accursia (6)
Captain Lou Fleet 31 Woodcleft Avenue
Each of these two cruising yachts offers a four-hour moonlight cruise. Captain Lou VII offers two-hour sunset cruises every Wednesday starting June 19th - September 5th. Call (516) 623-5823 for rates and available dates.
Sapphire Princess (125) Captain Lou Fleet 11 Richmond Avenue (Seabreeze Park)
The Sapphire Princess is available for private parties and offers special cruises for holidays and celebratory events. Call (516) 623-5823 for rates and available dates.
Captain Pete (105) Freeport Boatmen's Association 540 Guy Lombardo Ave.
The Captain Pete is a 65-foot charter boat and can accommodate up to 105 passengers on its day and moonlight cruises. Call (516) 223-1158 for rates and available dates.
My Bonnie IV (6) Freeport Boatman's Association 540 Guy Lombardo Ave. Captain Rick caters to a group of six, so his passengers still have the benefit of a private charter at a more affordable rate. Call (516) 319-6266 for rates and available dates.
Freeport Water Taxi & Tours (28) Freeport Boatman's Association211 Woodcleft Ave.
This open boat offers a variety of bay tours, including hourly tours, sunset cruises, seal watching and historical bay house tours. Call (516) 521-7744 or visit their website for rates and available dates.
Freeport Gem(140)
Sorry Charlie (6)
Freeport Boatmen's Association
540 Guy Lombardo Avenue
Freeport, NY 11520
Freeport Gem is a 75-foot private charter boat. Sorry Charlie is a custom-built private charter boat for deep-sea fishing. (516) 223-1158
(516) 369-1646
Capitol Princess (150) 85 Woodcleft Avenue
Freeport, NY 11520
Outfitted with the latest state-of-the-art fish finding and navigation equipment and over 100 years of combined experience between our captains, makes for a fabulous fishing day. Book a sunset cruise or charter this 85-foot yacht for a private party. Group rates available. Call (800) 419-0967 or visit for information.


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