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2 Hour Newport Harbor Sail Aboard Former America's Cup Yacht

  • Newport sailing experience aboard a real America’s Cup yacht
  • Feel what it’s like to be a pro competitor as you navigate Newport Harbor on a 70-foot racing yacht
  • Participate in sailing with the help of your expert captain and crew, or sit back and enjoy the sights
2 Hour Newport Harbor Sail Aboard Former America's Cup Yacht
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Experience an unforgettable nautical adventure and take home second-to-none bragging rights with this 2-hour Newport cruise. Sail aboard an actual America's Cup 12-meter yacht, which navigates you past top attractions including the New York Yacht Club, Newport Pell Bridge, the Rose Island Lighthouse and Fort Adams. No prior experience is necessary — try your hand at sailing, or simply hang back and enjoy the ride. Expert crew will ensure a safe and enjoyable time on the water.
What to Expect
During this thrilling 2-hour sail on Newport Harbor, get a glimpse into what an America’s Cup competitor feels like when navigating the Rhode Island waters. A variety of departure times is available to suit your schedule. Half an hour prior to your selected time, meet your seasoned captain and crew near the Mooring Restaurant at 1 Sayer’s Wharf.

After a safety briefing, hop aboard a 70-foot (12-meter) yacht that actually was used in the America’s Cup races. Your captain and crew will assist those who would like to participate in sailing, and no experience is required. Or, simply sit back and soak up the sights including Jamestown Harbor, the Rose Island Lighthouse, the New York Yacht Club, Hammersmith Farm, Fort Adams and Newport Pell Bridge. You’re in good hands either way!

Enjoy chilled water and juice on board; you’re also welcome to bring your own snacks. After taking a turn at the helm or just admiring Newport from the water, return to the departure point, where your once-in-a-lifetime sailing experience ends.
Reviews (47)
1 - 5 of 17 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Experience of a lifetime !

A truly great experience. Captain and crew were friendly and knowledgeable and pointed out points of interest on the coast. Try to sit inside one of the hatches, if you are in the middle of the deck it is awkward to sit there and you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Ray W
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile
Worth the price!

We had a great sail on the Columbia! Kevin and crew was fantastic and fun. Included a few beers. The sail went about 15 minutes over, they were not in a rush to get us back. Well worth the price of admission! Beautiful views and...More

Thank KarLovesToTravel
Reviewed 23 August 2018
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Wonderful experience. Just the right amount of time...never felt rushed. Great crew who let us help when we could...fun, fun, fun!

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank kathena329
Reviewed 30 July 2018
Truly amazing experience

The boats were simply amazing, the crew was fantastic, the weather was great and the views were just breathtaking. What else do I need? I really enjoyed the race. The captain was super nice too, telling stories about the boats and seashore residences. I highly...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Jakub J
Reviewed 29 July 2018
Americas Cup was one of our favorite tours....

We are a motorboat family but we loved sailing around RI on this America Cup Sailboat. It was so much fun and a great way to see the harbor. Totally worth it!!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ashley F
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No, the cruise line will only offer a refund it they decide it isn’t safe.
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