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Sightsailing of Newport

Open today: 09:00 - 21:00

Sightsailing of Newport
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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...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
32 Bowens Wharf, Under The Blue Pavilion, Newport, RI 02840-3005
+1 401-849-3333
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful experience! Unfortunately, due to weather, our trip was limited. I do wish we would have been compensated for it somehow, maybe free tickets for a future sail? I do understand it was not there fault. I would definitely return for another sail....More

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Thank MistySky2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did a 10:30 morning sail on an overcast day but truly enjoyed the Aquidneck. The crew was informative and gracious. Captain John was truly an expert sailor. There were blankets provided by the crew. A great experience!

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have done this two summers in a row. It's a great sail of the bay seeing the sights like Ft. Adams and the Newport bridge from the water. They give you a little tour guide of the bay without being too talkative so you...More

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Thank Jet444401
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking to do some sailing while being in RI for the weekend, and this turned out to be the best option! Usually, we choose private sailing because we don't really like group activities, but this one was so much fun! The crew was...More

Thank Inna M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was an unforgettable cruise with a very experienced and funny Crew. Many interesting explanations were given.200% recommendation!!!

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Thank OnAir758824
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the second time I have gone out with Sightsailing, the first being 4th of July last year and both were breathtaking! The first time it was obviously dark and we couldn't see anything but the Fireworks (which was what we signed up for)...More

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Thank christiandG3053AH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We try to do this charter once each summer. Smaller of the charter sailboats (holds 13), but is smooth and quiet in the water. We’ve always met great people on this boat. Many visiting from other country’s or states. 2 hours with a Great crew,...More

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Thank william e
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great sail lads Josh and Sam do a good double act on the commentary with Johns steady hand on the wheel

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Thank Camillus P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great trip , great crew , great day ! We sailed around Newport Harbor and took in the sights . The crew was knowledgeable about the area and gave us some good tips.

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Thank jlmcpaul
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thanks to Captain Nolan and his dynamic crew ,a short day trip to Newport became lifetime memory!We experienced some excitement as another vessel lost its sail and Captain Nolan expertly guided us out of harms way!

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Mary Katherine W
3 May 2018|
Response from jerryvans | Reviewed this property |
I did it through their website. TheTrip Advisor page should have a link to their website
11 August 2016|
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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.