The Statue of Liberty

December 7, 2015 by Damian O’Keeffe
Statue of Liberty Hornblower New York


It’s New York’s most visited tourist attraction. And we can understand why, it doesn’t matter how many times we pass Lady Liberty, no matter what we’re doing at the time, it’s impossible not to be awed by her sight, and just as importantly, what she stands for.

Let’s be honest, there are a lot of great sights and views on a Hornblower cruise, but the Statue of Liberty that is the …

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See the Statue of Liberty, no jet pack required!

November 17, 2015 by Damian O’Keeffe
Statue of Liberty - Jetpack Aviation


While we know some better ways to see the Statue of Liberty, you have to give David Mayman an A for effort. Mayman was trying out his JB-9 Jetpack around New York Harbor right by the Statue of Liberty.

You couldn’t find a better location for the maiden flight of a jetpack. Actually, it’s a an ideal location for anything, really.

Mayman has been dreaming of making a jetpack since he first …

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Here’s to You, Mariners of New York Harbor!

February 27, 2015 by Cameron Clark


Let’s face it.  It’s cold out there. Yet, everything in this amazing metropolis continues to surge through these frigid days to get things done!

Working on the water, I automatically notice a group of hard working men and women fighting through the elements to ensure that the city keeps flowing. That’s right–those that work in New York Harbor and its rivers.

Don’t get me wrong. I appreciate and thank our police force, …

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Hornblower New York’s 2015 Cruise Schedule

February 23, 2015 by Cameron Clark


2015 is here! While the spring and summer may seem far off thanks to the recent frigid temperatures in the greater New York area, Hornblower New York is hitting the ground (or water, in this case) running.

Boasting an expanded 2015 cruise schedule, Hornblower is excited to welcome aboard a record number of passengers and guests for our dining, holiday, happy hour, late night and sightseeing cruises from our two locations in …

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A Conversation with Hornblower CEO Terry MacRae

January 26, 2015 by Cameron Clark


Last week, Hornblower’s CEO, Terry MacRae, was kind enough to sit down with me for a brief Q&A session to discuss Hornblower New York’s outlook for 2015, and to reflect on the successes and challenges faced over the port’s first three years in operation since opening in 2012.

Me: What initially prompted Hornblower’s expansion to the New York area in 2012? 
Terry: Hornblower Cruises has always been interested in the NYC dinner …

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