2014 North River Historic Ship Gala honors our 2014 Historic Ship Champion, Helena Durst.features our special guest, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer.


Helena is a Vice President of the Durst Corporation and President of New York Water Taxi.

We are honoring Helena for her strong commitment New York’s waterfront and access to the water city-wide and her support of the annual North River Historic Ship Festival, which has made free public boat trips a reality for thousands of New Yorkers.

North River Historic Ship Gala 

Tuesday, June 24
6:00 to 8:30 p.m.
at Lehigh Valley Barge No. 79

The gala will be a wonderful party with great spirits (liquid and otherwise), great food, and great people. Proceeds support free programming on historic vessels, and tax-deductible tickets start at $50.