New Schuylkill Boat Cruises Have Main Line Pedigree

Posted: May 16, 2013  |  By: Caroline O'Halloran [Mainline Media News]

If you hop aboard The Patriot this summer, you’ll be channeling two rich traditions: the Great Gatsby era on Long Island and the equally illustrious Main Line of Philadelphia.

The ultimate in retro-chic, the boat on which you’ll set sail is actually a yacht that harkens back to the Roaring '20s. But from bow to stern, she’s one thoroughly modern lady, a sleek and shiny fiberglass-and-wood number who loves nothing more than playing host to a grand Gatsby-esque party. (But dahling, please don’t call it a Booze Cruise. A tad tacky, wouldn’t you agree?)

The boat’s owner – well, one third of her, anyway, is about as Main Line as they come: Bryn Mawr-born, Haverford School-educated Art Bell, who now makes his home in Berwyn.

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