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Sightsailing of Newport

32 Bowens Wharf, Under The Blue Pavilion, Newport, RI 02840-3005
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A family time together

We took the sunset cruise. It was my Wife, our two daughters and their Husbands. It was a bit... read more

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espo524
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Saint Charles, Illinois
Great Evening

We had a great time on board for a lovely sunset cruise. The crew was fantastic - they kept... read more

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Reviewed 4 days ago
Mitch2025
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New Haven, Connecticut
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Sightsailing of Newport offers daily sailing cruises, tours and private sailing charters in Newport aboard the sailing vessels Aquidneck, Sightsailer and Starlight. Aquidneck and Sightsailer were built specifically to take people sailing who have never sailed before. Both are very smooth sailing; seasickness is never an issue. Both offer tickets for public sails and are available for private charters. Aquidneck is an 80' schooner. She is comfortable, stable and offers a relaxing sailing experience. She sails comfortably with up to 49 guests. Sightsailer is a 46, comfortable yet racy sloop, which gives a greater sensation of sailing than Aquidneck. She sails comfortably with up to 13 guests. Starlight is an O'Day 34' sloop that offers the feel of sailing on a private yacht since it sails by private charter only with just 2-6 guests. Starlight is luxurious and comfortable.Aquidneck sails 7 days a week from May-October.Sightsailer and Starlight sail 5 days a week (Thursday thru Sunday)in July and August and weekends only in June and September.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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32 Bowens Wharf, Under The Blue Pavilion, Newport, RI 02840-3005
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Reviewed yesterday

We took the sunset cruise. It was my Wife, our two daughters and their Husbands. It was a bit chilly but a enjoyable and informative experience. We took some great photographs..

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a great time on board for a lovely sunset cruise. The crew was fantastic - they kept everyone comfortable with blankets (it got a bit chilly), folklore, and jokes. Would absolutely go again

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful views, great sight seeing as shipping. Absolutely great place to visit. Lots to do and within walking distance.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We booked the private charter on the sightsailer and couldn’t have been happier. There were 6 of us for a bachelorette party and we’re able to really enjoy being on the boat with just our group. We thought the price per person was excellent. The...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We did the mimosa cruise and it was amazing. The crew was very informative and fun to interact with. Can’t wait to do it again :)

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The crew was very nice and the day was beautiful for sailing. We were able to bring our own snacks and beverages.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was well worth it! We went out sailing for a bachelorette party a few weekends ago. You can connect your own music while sailing and bring champagne or wine. The sailboat is quite spacious and makes for a really fun Saturday or Sunday morning...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great guides and beautiful views of Newport bay. Comfortable and polite crew. We will do this again.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

My boyfriend and I went as a graduation celebration. We went before the summer season (mid May) started and went on the Aquidneck sunset cruise. It was such an amazing experience. As we sailed along the bay, the crew explained many historical sights and they...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Kyle and Bayard were fun ! We really enjoyed the sail. They were very friendly and made you feel at ease.

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Mary Katherine W
May 2, 2018|
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Response from jerryvans | Reviewed this property |
I did it through their website. TheTrip Advisor page should have a link to their website
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Pat0723954
August 10, 2016|
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Response from Julie G | Reviewed this property |
Adults are $36. I would book ahead of time either on line or call them. Trips do sell out especially on busy summer weekends.
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