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Address: 270 Bellevue Ave # 255, Newport, RI 02840-3516
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Newport Rhode Island, finest sailing on the East Coast! Let us show you...

Newport Rhode Island, finest sailing on the East Coast! Let us show you Newport Harbor, with its classic and mega-yachts and picturesque surroundings before venturing onto Narragansett Bay, with its rocky shoreline, lighthouses, beautiful bridge and mansions. With a capacity of up to 6 persons, Lyra sails daily from Newport, Rhode Island, from mid-April through the end of November. We offer private two-hour, half-day and full-day sails as well as advanced sailing instruction.

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Amazing sunset cruise on Lyra

We have just returned from Newport. One night we had a sunset cruise on Lyra with Captain Green. We had such an amazing time on his sail boat, we highly recommend this cruise... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2015
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Brooklyn, New York

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Brooklyn, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 August 2015

We have just returned from Newport. One night we had a sunset cruise on Lyra with Captain Green. We had such an amazing time on his sail boat, we highly recommend this cruise and will definitely cruise again on Lyra next time we are in Newport. Thank you Captain Green for a wonderful time.

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g8brett, Owner at On Watch Sailing, responded to this review

You are most welcome! Thank you for sailing Lyra with me. More 

Brookfield ct
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Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Our group was a mom (me) and 5 older teenagers and we did the sunset sail. You will Not get seasick on this boat; it cuts through waves beautifully. Captain Greene taught the kids how to sail and let them do it. They all had a blast and this made a lifetime happy memory for us. Renting this boat for... More 

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g8brett, Owner at On Watch Sailing, responded to this review

The young adults that you brought aboard were so fascinated by sailing. It was a joy to see them soak up the experience and learn about the physics behind making a sailboat go. Thank you again for sailing with On Watch! More 

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Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

Travelling with girlfriends and our grown children, Captain Green's sunset sail was the highlight of our trip to Newport. Capt. G shared his knowledge of the sights, sailing, Newport, and the neighbors! He seems to be a natural teacher. You have the option of sitting up front on the deck, but I recommend spending some time in the back of... More 

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g8brett, Owner at On Watch Sailing, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We had a fine time out there! More 

Hartford
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Reviewed 13 July 2015

What a special day we had on board Lyra with On Watch Sailing. Our friend is getting married in Oct and we wanted to do something different to celebrate the upcoming nuptials. Our "classy bachelorette" party had a nautical theme- a sail in Newport Harbor would be the highlight. Captain Green made us feel right at home on his gorgeous... More 

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g8brett, Owner at On Watch Sailing, responded to this review

You may come back anytime! More 

Williston, Vermont
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Reviewed 15 June 2015

We meet Green and went out to watch part of the regatta, then went for a great sail. Green showed us a lot of history of the bay. The Boat was very comfortable. I got to sail and ran the helm until the traffic got more than I wanted to deal with. I would highly recommend him and his boat.... More 

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g8brett, Owner at On Watch Sailing, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and photo. It was great to watch "The Wills" make it all happen. Go US Coast Guard! More 

Bowling Green, United States
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2015

Captain Green met us right at the dock. He was very flexible since we got there a little early. We boarded his beautiful sailboat which seat comfortably 6 or so. We left the dock and sailed all around in the harbor. Captain Green narrated lots of fun facts about the area. We were a small group and this was absolutely... More 

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g8brett, Owner at On Watch Sailing, responded to this review

Deborah, what a fun trip that was. The next one was as highly entertaining as expected... Complete with two full on movie cameras, a chase boat and me wired for sound. Thanks for sailing with me! - Captain Green More 

Osprey, Florida
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Reviewed 6 February 2015

Captain Green taught me how to sail when I was a teenager. Using the knowledge I gained from sailing with Green, I obtained captains positions on various vessels including 125ft gaff rigged schooner and 220ft OSV... Thank you Capt. Green! I couldn't have done it without you. You couldn't ask to sail with a more friendly, knowledgeable person.

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Reviewed 19 October 2014

My wife and I had a fantastic time out in the harbor on Saturday. We got lucky with high-60s weather in mid-October. The boat and experience was truly top rate. Thanks Captain Green!

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 August 2014

Getting to the boat was easy; and there was plenty of parking close to the departure area. Capt. Green was outstanding ... he certainly knows Newport and has tons of sailing experience. My son and I had a great, relaxing day on the water and learned quite a bit at the same time. We couldn't have asked for more.

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g8brett, Owner at On Watch Sailing, responded to this review

It is always personally rewarding to have a new sailor come aboard and soak up the experience. If you have any questions about small sailboats when you start looking drop me a note. - Captain Green More 

Woonsocket, Rhode Island
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Reviewed 26 August 2014

I was recently searching for a sailing option for 3 couples looking to create an amazing weekend in Newport. After some research on the best options to secure a private sail in Newport, I landed upon On Watch Sailing. Capt. Green had the best price, most details on the website and excellant follow up with me. I emailed him and... More 

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g8brett, Owner at On Watch Sailing, responded to this review

What a day it was. Thank you for coming out and enjoying it with me. - Captain Green More 

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