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“Anniversary weekend”

Sailing Excursions Adirondack II
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: We sail from early May to Mid October. Our spacious 80' pilot schooner can take as many as 57 guests sailing on Narragansett Bay. During the summer months we go out 5 times daily, starting at 11 AM, for 1.5 hour sails. Our boat is Coast Guard certified and equipped with 2 rest rooms. Sit back, relax and enjoy the quiet beauty of the coastal scenery while the wind fills the sails.
Reviewed 16 October 2013

What an amazing sail boat. The crew was super friendly. The captain let my husband sail for a short while(he was in heaven). Thanks again for a great relaxing ride, we will be back next year!

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Helen V, Manager at Sailing Excursions Adirondack II, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2013

So glad we could be part of your anniversary weekend! We love letting our guests steer the boat, under the guidance of our captain. Our season is over for this year and the boat is headed back to Albany. But we hope you will join us again next summer. We're in Newport from Mother's Day till Columbus Day.

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Reviewed 4 October 2013

Great crew, beautiful and relaxing way to see Newport. I would certainly recommend to anyone visiting the area for the first time.

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Helen V, Manager at Sailing Excursions Adirondack II, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2013

I am so pleased you had a good trip on our boat. Sailing is such a wonderful way to see Newport from a different perspective. Our season has ended for this year, but we hope you'll come visit us next season. We operate from Mother's Day to Columbus Day.

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Reviewed 24 September 2013

Even though we were on a large cruise ship when we visited Newport, taking a spin around the Narragansett Bay on a late morning "Mimosa" sail was an absolute highlight. The boat was immaculate and the crew was delightful; they even let my 5-yr-old granddaughter take the helm!

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Helen V, Manager at Sailing Excursions Adirondack II, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2013

I am so glad you and your family had a good time on our boat. We love letting our guests steer the boat, because the smiles on their faces just won't go away. And that seems particularly true for the children! Hope if you're back in Newport, you'll sail with us again.

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Reviewed 10 September 2013

I took the Sept. 7 PM 1.5 hour cruise aboard the adiroudack II, out of Newport RI. This was an experience like no other, there was a 12-14knot wind, and with the sails up, we were moving along at 13-15 knots, with the water you could reach out and touch. The seasoned crew knew exactly how th handle the schooner. It was without a doubt the highlight of my visit. Congrads. and keep up the good work. I'm already looking forward to my next visit.

2  Thank Dewey G
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Katie D, Public Relations Manager at Sailing Excursions Adirondack II, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2013

So glad that you enjoyed your evening sail on the Adirondack II under full sail. Our season is over for this year and the boat is in Albany. But we look forward to having you join us again next summer in 2014. We're in Newport from Mother's Day till Columbus Day.

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Reviewed 10 September 2013

Lovely Sunday morning sail, the all "gal" crew were amazing! Although it was a cloudy day, we still saw a lot and although we have been to Newport many times, this was the first time seeing some of the sights from the water.

Fun for all ages!

2  Thank CelSue89
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Helen V, Manager at Sailing Excursions Adirondack II, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2013

Our morning mimosa sails are certainly a popular choice. And we are really pleased to have such capable women as captains and crew. In fact, although Rachael was the captain in charge, the two female crew are also captains! Thanks so much for your review, and hope we see you next season in Newport on the Adirondack II.

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