Not a sailor? View the race aboard a spectator boat or celebrate with us at the Island Oyster Bash!
Mariner III VIP Spectator Experience Hosted by Murray Fisher, Executive Director of NYHF and Pete Malinowski, Director of Billion oyster Project
Join the VIP Spectator Cocktail Cruise aboard the beautiful Mariner III Luxury Yacht from 2-5pm. You'll have a front row seat to the race on a 122-foot luxury yacht while enjoying hors d'doeuvres from a guest chef, live music, a raw bar, and premium beverages from an open bar. When the race is done, you'll be dropped off right at Governors Island for the oyster bash.
Join the Spectator Cocktail Cruise aboard the beautiful Manhattan II from 2-5pm. Enjoy a front row seat to the race on a 100-foot luxury yacht for a festive afternoon amidst friends and colleagues - freshly shucked oysters with wine, beer, or a specialty cocktail in hand! When the race is done, you'll be dropped off right at Governors Island for the oyster bash.
Gov. Island Oyster Bash
A ferry ride from the Battery Maritime Building will bring you to the bash after the race at the brand new Island Oyster on Governors Island—an open-air oyster bar and restaurant with stunning views of downtown Manhattan—while the sun sets behind the Statue of Liberty. You'll join the racing teams and other revelers for a festive evening on the island, complete with a DJ, open bar, oysters, and bites from the restaurants partners of Billion Oyster Project including Crave Fishbar, Lighthouse Brooklyn, Lobster Place, Cull&Pistol and more!