Hudson River Cruises aboard 'Evening Star'
departing from historic Peekskill, NY
Captain Mary Pat Driscoll
After 11 years in the USCGR, Captain Mary Pat became licensed as a 100 ton Master in 1991.
Over the past 23 years she has run cruise boats on the Erie Canal in upstate New York, the Blackstone River & Blackstone Canal in Massachusets and Rhode Island, the Ohio River in Cincinnati, Brush Creek in Kansas City, and New York Harbor. With her husband Tim and their three daughters, they have spent many vacations cruising the beautiful waterways of our great country.
With a passion for the waterways of New York State and an appreciation for its history, Capt. Mary Pat enjoys sharing her love of the Hudson River with the passengers aboard the Evening Star.
Captain Louis P. Zicari, Jr.
Captain Lou is a USCG licensed 50 ton Master, Merchant Mariner. He has spent significant time on the Great Lakes, Finger Lakes and St. Lawrence River on vessels of all sizes.
Capt. Lou has long standing interests in the environment, urban history, sport fishing - and enjoys combining his knowledge of those areas while at the helm of the Evening Star.