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12 Meter Charters

12 Bowens Wharf, Marine Max entrance, upstairs and to the left., Newport, RI 02840-3005
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US$98.00*
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2 Hour Newport Harbor Sail Aboard Former America's Cup Yacht
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US$169.00*
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America's Cup Yacht Racing Experience in Newport
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Set Sail aboard the America's Cup 12 Meter yachts of Newport, Rhode Island! 12 Meter Charters offers customized group charters and daily sailing cruises aboard our 65 foot America's Cup 12 Meter contenders. Participate in the sailing or just sit back and enjoy the sights! Our professional team has over 100 years of combined sailing experience - let them share their passion for 12 Meter sailing with you! EXHILARATION • RELAXATION • UNIQUELY NEWPORT
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12 Bowens Wharf, Marine Max entrance, upstairs and to the left., Newport, RI 02840-3005
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

A fast, thrilling sail on a classic 12M racing yacht. The 1958 winner of the Americas Cup--this is the real thing. Skipper Kevin is a real pro, one of the very best.

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Don’t miss this opportunity to sail on a classic 12-Meter America’s Cup classic!! We were fortunate to have a spectacular October day and a perfect breeze. The captain was very personable and shared stories and Newport historic with us.

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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

excellent skipper (Duncan) and crew (Matt and Nora), knowledgeable and fun. we were on heritage, a 1970 wooden hull 12m raceboat; went out to the atlantic and back via jamestown and the bridge. good combo of sailing and local info. highly recommended.

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

We enjoyed the experience but it seemed pricey but worth the experience. The beverages were available but not served and the ability to move about to get them was limited and not offered. But the sail was great way to see a lot from the...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We were on the yacht Columbia as part of a shore excursion when we were in port in Newport recently. It was a great experience for those who were in good shape, but the ship's description of the tour did not include the specifics that...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Capt. Kevin, Whitney, & Mattie were great. Enjoyed every moment. My wife and I had never sailed on a 12 meter before so this really was an exciting, enjoyable experience. We recommend this to everyone. Great way to spend a couple of hours.

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Had a wonderful sail on the Columbia with 20 knot wind. Captain Kevin and crew were terrific. And they are eager to tell you about 12 meter sail boats, racing and anything Newport. Got a great restaurant recommendation from the Captain: Fluke.

Thank Glenn D
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

My mom and I were so thrilled after a sunset sail that we decided to embark on this 12-meter sailing excursion. We are so glad that we did! What an amazing experience. We were able to participate in the setting up of the sails, see...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

The Captain was great, very knowledgeable about the area, as was the crew. Not only was the sailing great - but the tour of Newport harbor and the area was great. We were on "Heritage"...best birthday present EVER!

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