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Mariner III

  • Length : 120 feet
  • Capacity : Parties or groups from 2 to 120 guests
  • Home Port : Chelsea Piers Marina NY
  • Relocate : New York

Charm and Grace of A Bygone Era

History and elegance, rolled into one

Constructed back in 1926 and designed by Ted Geary, Mariner III may be one of the area’s most easily-recognizable yachts. The 120 foot vessel was built for Captain James Griffiths of Griffiths Steamship Company. Over the years, the yacht has maintained the elegant charm and grace of a bygone era.

Passengers instantly notice the many touches that help to set this yacht apart from the competition; from the lovely varnished woodwork and gorgeous teak wood decks to sparkling brass fixtures, and much more, the Mariner III is brimming with exceptionally-beautiful details.

Low key luncheons or formal dining service

The yacht features covered companionways, an elegant salon and casual seating for parties of up to 120 guests. The Mariner III makes an outstanding venue for a New Years Eve dinner cruise, anniversary dinners, lunch cruises and employee awards luncheons. The Upper Deck is an ideal location for a casual luncheon or more formal dinnertime occasion—as a bonus, it can be tented in case of inclement weather.

The cuisine on board the Mariner III is top-notch and delicious. The talented gourmet chef is known for preparing fresh seafood dishes, moist and tender beef that practically  melts in the mouth, and tasty hors d’oeuvres that are a great way to start off a memorable meal.

Perfect for family or business –related events

The Mariner III, which was recently featured in a Tommy Hilfiger video, is an idea yacht for client networking cruises, graduation dinners and film shoots. Guests are sure to enjoy their time on the Mariner III and leave the yacht filled with happy memories of their time spent onboard.

Additional Details

  • The Mariner III is a 120-foot classic fantail motor yacht
  • Her owner, Captain Sean Kennedy, is a wonderful host and is immensely proud of his yacht
  • Captain James Griffiths traveled to China to select the lumber for the yacht, including 3-foot teak planking for the hull
  • The Mariner III was originally named SueJa III and traveled with Captain Griffiths up and down the West Coast
  • Actor John Barrymore once expressed interest in buying the yacht, which caused Captain Griffiths to announce “This yacht is not for sale at any amount!”

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