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Schooner Madeleine

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“sunset cruise”(40 reviews)
“newport harbor”(21 reviews)
“captain matt”(5 reviews)
Enjoy our Scenic Day Sails and Champagne Sunset Sails through Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay aboard our classic sailing yacht Madeleine. We offer sailing harbor tours and sunset sailing cruises aboard a 72-foot schooner sailing yacht Madeleine...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Bannister's Wharf, Our ticket desk is located on the waterside of Black Pearl Restaurant's outdoor patio, Newport, RI 02840
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I highly recommend the Sunset cruise on the Madeleine. The crew was very friendly and it is truly the most relaxing way to spend an afternoon. Bring a camera (or cell phone), since you will see the most amazing views of Newport, as well as...More

Thank NEgirl16
Reviewed 5 days ago

Me, My husband, my sister-in-law and brother-in-law went to Newport for the day and decided to take a ride on this beautiful schooner. The crew were super friendly, fun and knowledgeable. It was a very hot and humid day with not a lot of wind...More

Thank Paula C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved this tour. Captain Wes and crew were great. They shared much history of Newport and the other sailing vessels. The wind was low and we still thoroughly enjoyed our tour !

Reviewed 1 week ago

This schooner can handle a lot of people but we were fortunate with a smaller group. A must try. The captain and two crew members were very pleasant, down to earth, and knowledgable about the history of the harbor. I am so glad we at...More

Thank Martin H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wind was just right. When the motor goes quiet and it’s just the wind, you’re in another world. Try to keep from smiling. Newport harbor and the lower bay look spectacular from a sailboat underway. Crew is fun and informative. Don’t miss it!

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a wonderful evening sunset cruise on the Madeleine. The weather was not great, cool and cloudy,but still a really nice time. The crew was wonderful. Would definately go again

Thank David C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dropped by on a whim while visiting Newport for the first time...So glad we did! It was an awesome day, just after the crowds left from the Labor Day weekend. The wind was perfect, the temperature was perfect and so were the views! Wesley...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took the sunset cruise to celebrate 32 yrs of marriage. Met another couple celebrating 42 yrs,. The crew gave some information but also let us enjoy the the time on the water. They were great! Beautiful! Very scenic! ( p.s. how come you only offer...More

Thank Excursion688466
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a girls weekend away and enjoyed a sail on our last night. The young women on the crew were fantastic. We would go back in a second!

Thank Passenger447172
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided the day before to go to Newport and have an experience in sailing in the Atlantic Ocean. We bought the tickets online the day before, an easy website to navigate. Then, we received an email for pre-sailing. It was good as they send...More

Thank ginadal
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August 12, 2018|
Response from CruiseNewport | Property representative |
Hi! Thanks for your inquiry. The Champagne Sunset Sail is the most popular trip that we do and does sell out most every night of the week through the summer. If you are travelling to Newport anytime between mid September... More
August 9, 2018|
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Response from CruiseNewport | Property representative |
Hi! Thanks for your inquiry. Madeleine is US Coast Guard certified to carry 49 guests on board. Please feel free to call me at 800 395 1343 and Id be happy to check availability on any particular dates you are interested... More
Kathy C
April 10, 2017|
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Response from CruiseNewport | Property representative |
Hi, We start sailing Madeleine on Saturday April 29th and sail through November 5th. Rum Runner II starts on Wednesday April 26th and goes through October 22. Good to call ahead to verify departure times and availability... More