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12 Meter Charters

12 Bowens Wharf, Marine Max entrance, upstairs and to the left., Newport, RI 02840-3005
+1 401-851-1216
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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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+1 401-851-1216
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"america's cup"
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"sailing experience"
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"racing yacht"
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"captain and crew"
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"newport harbor"
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"once in a lifetime"
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"wealth of knowledge"
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"perfect weather"
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"small group"
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"awesome experience"
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"heritage"
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"duncan"
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"sails"
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"cruise"
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Reviewed today

We frequent Newport and have done multiple sails in the area - Sunset, Afternoon etc. but this was by the far the most unique. We did the Racing Charter and it was interactive, fun, and exciting! Our captain, Duncan, was incredibly experienced, had amazing stories...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We were able to join a charter on July 4th. It was a wonderful charter, my family all gave it a thumbs up. Refreshing to be on the water on a hot day! We didn’t want the sail to end. We’ve already recommended 12 Meter...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Everyone enjoyed the Sail. Great Captain and Crew. Terrific Boat..and a really fun sail! If in Newport this should be on the list to do.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went on Saturday night 5:30-7:30 sailboat. Was beautiful. Crew and staff knowledgeable and friendly. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was our first time sailing and was a great overall experience. We were able to be involved and learn while enjoying a great day out on the water.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

On a nice cool evening in June, we went for a sail on one of the 12 Meter Charters boats. It was the 12 meter class Columbia, the 1958 America's cup winner. The crew was friendly and informative. It was a nice way to spend...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great sail on a great day. Captain Kevin was a fine host and experienced skipper who kept us safe on a thrilling sail! Would highly recommend a sail on the historic Columbia.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a beautiful boat and the staff was friendly. Unfortunately there were no seats or cushions! The boat had a flat surface and I have back problems from surgeries/radiation so it was very uncomfortable to sit on a flat hard surface. Additionally, we were...More

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12meter, Manager at 12 Meter Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Kathleenday1, Thank you for your review. We are truly sorry that your sail with us was not a comfortable experience. However, your comments offer our other guests important guidance on joining us for a sail. Our 12 Meter yachts were built for racing and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent experience all around, from their web site, to booking a sail, to the wonderful Captain and Crew. This was my most favorite adventure of the summer. Don't miss it.

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missbethkerr
15 June 2018|
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Response from 12meter | Property representative |
Hi there, Thank you for your interest in 12 Meter Charters! We offer private day charters and public sails in Newport. We do not offer overnight cruises. Contact me with any questions. I am always happy to... More
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Beth L
22 February 2018|
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Did not take the bachelorette cruise
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