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Sightsailing of Newport

32 Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3005
+1 401-849-3333
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Highlight of the Weekend

This was the highlight of our trip to Newport. We did the morning sail with Captain James. He and... read more

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traci506
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Long Island, New York
Awesome crew, beautiful sunset

My husband and I visited Newport last Monday. We booked the sunset sail cruise aboard the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Joanne C
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Sightsailing of Newport offers daily sailing cruises, tours and private sailing charters in Newport aboard the sailing vessels Aquidneck, Sightsailer and Starlight. Aquidneck and Sightsailer were built specifically to take people sailing who have never sailed before. Both are very smooth sailing; seasickness is never an issue. Both offer tickets for public sails and are available for private charters. Aquidneck is an 80' schooner. She is comfortable, stable and offers a relaxing sailing experience. She sails comfortably with up to 49 guests. Sightsailer is a 46, comfortable yet racy sloop, which gives a greater sensation of sailing than Aquidneck. She sails comfortably with up to 13 guests. Starlight is an O'Day 34' sloop that offers the feel of sailing on a private yacht since it sails by private charter only with just 2-6 guests. Starlight is luxurious and comfortable.Aquidneck sails 7 days a week from May-October.Sightsailer and Starlight sail 5 days a week (Thursday thru Sunday)in July and August and weekends only in June and September.
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32 Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3005
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Reviewed yesterday

This was the highlight of our trip to Newport. We did the morning sail with Captain James. He and his team (Mike and Tracy) were amazing. Informative, funny and overall made the trip a great experience. The sail was relaxing and scenic and I could...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I visited Newport last Monday. We booked the sunset sail cruise aboard the Aquidneck. It was a beautiful night with an awesome sunset. If you get sea sick then this is the boat for you. Smooth sailing. Our cruise lasted two hours....More

Thank Joanne C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a sunset sail on the 80' schooner, Aquidneck. The vessel is the most beautiful boat on the bay and we felt very special being aboard. The crew was experienced and knowledgeable, but because there were only 40 or so passengers, they don't do...More

Thank mpowellinteriors
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved sailing at sunset on a beautiful day in Newport. Tyson was great and the crew was delightful. I would totally recommend!

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Thank KJC96a
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed this 2 hour trip with our captain Ed. Very easy and comfortable. Fun for our family of 3 but would have been great for more people as well. Would definitely do it again!

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Thank LisaSG04
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our 90 minute sight sailing sail. The captain and first mate gave us tons of information and a fabulous cruise on a beautiful day. There were a total of 10 people on board so both of my kids got to captain the ship...More

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Thank sundayc00k
Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain and crew were welcoming and friendly. That made for a memorable experience. Both people are an asset to your business.

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Thank zreb52
Reviewed 1 week ago

The crew members were safe, informative, and super friendly. They made the experience so much fun with little bits of info as we passed sites, but not too much to bore us! Family friendly also :)

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful time on this sailing cruise. Even though it was a bit rainy, the crew did an excellent job. They provided rain gear for us and provided nice historical stories about the homes along the harbor.

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Thank melissahT8056YU
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! We sailed on the Aquidneck and enjoyed it thoroughly. Tyson, our captain, was entertaining as well as skilled. It was exhilarating and relaxing simultaneously. We brought our teenage kids and my mother. All of us thoroughly enjoyed the experience.

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Response from Julie G | Reviewed this property |
Adults are $36. I would book ahead of time either on line or call them. Trips do sell out especially on busy summer weekends.
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