Hudson River Cruises in Kingston has announced that they now have a second boat joining their fleet. The boat is called "Rip Van Winkle II" and it will be setting sail from the Rondout.

According to a press release, the new Rip Van Winkle II will be able to accommodate 400 people and it is modeled in the style of a Mississippi River Boat.  There will be three decks. The lower deck, which will be enclosed and climate-controlled. The mid-deck is covered but will give customers great views and the upper deck will be open, allowing 360-degree views.

Here is a look at the new boat:

Hudson River Cruises, via press release

The new boat is sailing now. If you want to check it out you will need book passage at

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