COVID-19 Safety measures

We take you and your health very seriously and have taken precautions to help keep you and your family safe while boating with us. We strive to give you peace of mind so you can enjoy your time out on the water in New York City to the fullest.

By chartering a boat with NYC by Water, each passenger must certify that they do not fall into any of the following categories:
1. Individuals who currently or within the past fourteen (14) days have experienced any symptoms associated with COVID-19, which include fever, cough, and shortness of breath among others;
2. Individuals who have traveled at any point in the past fourteen (14) days either internationally or to a community in the U.S. that has experienced or is experiencing sustained community spread of COVID-19; or
3. Individuals who believe that they may have been exposed to a confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19 or have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and are not yet cleared as non-contagious by state or local public health authorities or the health care team responsible for their treatment.

Here is what you can expect from NYC by Water when you book a charter with us:
  • Staff are temperature-checked daily before the workday begins and once again at lunchtime.
  • You and your party will be temperature checked on arrival before being guided to the vessel, while adhering to social distancing requirements.
  • Our boat is sterilized and all surfaces and items on board the boat will be cleaned with anti COVID 19 approved products prior to guests entering.
  • While on charter, any on board crew will wear masks at all times.
  • Each charter is private, meaning the only passengers on board are members of your own group.
  • We take our Covid-19 and other safety precautions very seriously, and we look forward to welcoming you to a safe environment on our beautiful boat.