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Address: 12 Bowen's Wharf, Newport, RI 02480
Phone Number: +1 401-851-1216
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Description: Set Sail aboard the America's Cup 12 Meter yachts of Newport, Rhode...
Set Sail aboard the America's Cup 12 Meter yachts of Newport, Rhode Island! 12 Meter Charters offers customized group charters and daily sail cruises aboard our 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!
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Excellent Communication and Experience

We started with a group of 25. 3 Days before the event it ballooned to 75. Meredith was very responsive and accommodating and pulled everything off seamlessly. The Boats and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

We started with a group of 25. 3 Days before the event it ballooned to 75. Meredith was very responsive and accommodating and pulled everything off seamlessly. The Boats and crew were fantastic. Thank you for making it a special event.

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League City, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

America's Cup racer "Heritage" provided for an extraordinary two days cruising the Narragansett Bay, nearby coves and edge of the Atlantic Ocean as we watched the Volvo Ocean Race. Captain Gus, Duncan and Eli were knowledgeable, helpful and pleasant while entertaining us with color commentary for the racing and historical backstory of the magnificent view while we simply enjoyed the... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Our group spend the Volvo Ocean Race weekend on Heritage, the last wooden 12 Meter America's Cup yacht. Captain Gus, Eli and Duncan were a wonderful crew and we had a fantastic time!

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Eugene, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Racing America's Cup yachts on the U.S. holy waters of sailing - it couldn't get much better, but it did! Our captain (Gus on the Heritage) and his crew were fun, personable, very capable and knowledgable, and took the time to help us understand the maneuvers and strategy behind what we were doing. Loved being able to jump in and... More 

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Eugene, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Racing America's Cup yachts on the U.S. holy waters of sailing - it couldn't get much better, but it did! Our captain (Gus on the heritage) and his crew were fun, personable, very capable and knowledgable, and took the time to help us understand the maneuvers and strategy behind what we were doing. Loved being able to jump in and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I was born and raised in Colorado...not many racing yachts around here. But I've always been interested in the America's Cup yachts. On a recent cruise, we stopped in Newport. I booked a 2hour sail and was not disappointed. I sailed (and even "captained" for a short time) the Heritage. I loved that the passengers were encouraged to either sit... More 

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Schnecksville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Took a spin on the Columbia. The crew was very friendly and pointed out numerous places of interest around the waterfront. It was quite windy and a bit chilly but what else is to be expected in October! This was definitely a worthwhile activity as it is both fun and a great way to see Newport from a different angle!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

What a great experience! Everyone at 12 Meter Charters is fantastic, from Meredith who books your trip to the fun, knowledgeable crew. The 12M yachts are incredible! Can't wait to go back to Newport and sail on Columbia again! Thanks y'all!!

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Ashburn, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We booked a 2 hour afternoon cruise with 12 Meters charter and what a wonderful afternoon it was. We set sail aboard The Heritage, the last wooden boat to sail in America’s Cup. The crew was wonderfully engaging and had a vast knowledge of the boat, America’s Cup race and Newport. You can be as involved as you want. The... More 

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Pomfret, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I saw my first 12 meter sailboat in the early 1960's as a young boy in Newport and had always wanted to sail on one of these sleek racers. This year, I learned my wife of 25 years, and a native of Newport, also had always wanted to sail on a 12 meter. We sailed on Columbia this September on... More 

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