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Schooner Madeleine

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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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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24 Bannisters Wharf, Our ticket desk is located on the waterside of Black Pearl Restaurant's outdoor patio, Newport, RI 02840-3003
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Although the weather didn't allow a sunset, it did allow a great sail. Lots of good wind and the captain and crew were absolutely outstanding. Great tour, great stories of the area! A sail to remember! We loved it and highly recommend these folks!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Stan R
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Very safe , relaxing and enjoyable sail. The provide water, iced tea and even blankets if you are cold. Recommended.More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Manvi J
CruiseNewport, General Manager at Schooner Madeleine, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Thanks for letting us know how your sail went. Relaxing is a nice way to go on board Madeleine. Once we depart the dock under motor, we get to a clear spot, hoist the sails, shut the engine off and move swiftly and serenely by...More

Reviewed October 15, 2018

The Madeleine is by far my favorite. We've been in the summer and fall. The captain and crew are experienced, knowledgeable and very accommodating. It's a beautiful sailing experience. I highly recommend!More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kathy B
CruiseNewport, Manager at Schooner Madeleine, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Thanks for saying so Kathy! We're so glad Madeleine is your favorite - she's ours too. :) Our Captain and crew love what they do and they love the passengers that come out for a sail. They know the area well and answer questions while...More

Reviewed October 14, 2018

Went with a group of 15 friends on the first cool day of fall and it was delightful. The crew kept us warm with blankets and refreshed with beverages. They kept us safe and made the cruise a very enjoyable experience.More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank margaretk300
CruiseNewport, Manager at Schooner Madeleine, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Madeleine is always a fun adventure when out with a big group of friends and there's always really great sailing in the fall - just bring a hat and gloves on board with you just in case but we do always have blankets on board...More

Reviewed October 14, 2018

A relaxing way to see the sights around the harbor as the sun sets. A couple of drinks and a relaxing chat with fellow passengers. The team on board give you a fun informative insight into local sights as you sail by and take the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jason M
CruiseNewport, General Manager at Schooner Madeleine, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Thank you Jason! The Champagne Sunset Sail is one of our most popular cruises we offer - selling out most every night during the summer months. Sailing is always a great experience but to including being out on the bay as the sun is setting...More

Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

We went on the sunset tour and it was the perfect start to our trip. The crew was a lot of fun and very knowledgeable. Beautiful scenery and very relaxing. A must!More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank pattid0726
CruiseNewport, Manager at Schooner Madeleine, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

PERFECT!! We love that! The Sunset Sail is one of 5 different itineraries we offer between our two boats and its probably the most popular of them all. While we sail from April into November, if your coming between Memorial Day and Labor Day, make...More

Reviewed October 8, 2018

We have been to Newport RI four times and we were on the Madeleine 4 times. We gone on different hours, before lunch, afternoon and the Champagne Sunset Cruise and each one was truly relaxing. The crew are very knowledgeable and friendly. The cruise is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Craign1113
CruiseNewport, General Manager at Schooner Madeleine, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

THANKS for being an avid Madeleine fan - we're so happy to hear that you LOVE sailing with us! Madeleine is the oldest operating schooner tour company in Newport having been sailing here for 28 years and we have a great following of guests that...More

Reviewed October 7, 2018

Nothing better than being in the water in Newport. Great views of the sunset! Awesome friendly staff. Such a fun experience.More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LoveTravel760744
CruiseNewport, General Manager at Schooner Madeleine, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

We LOVE hearing that sailing on Madeleine was your favorite part of Newport - Madeleine is a great sailing vessel and our crew are a big part of our guests experience. They love sailing and they love mingling with the guests on board. In between...More

Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Fun crew, nice atmosphere and lovely views. Would heartily recommend to other couples looking to explore the Newport coast.More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Matthew L
CruiseNewport, General Manager at Schooner Madeleine, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Thanks Matt - we're happy to hear you loved your sail aboard Madeleine. Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay offers some of the most beautiful shoreline in New England both in natural beauty as well as man made beauty. So many estate dating back to the...More

Reviewed October 3, 2018

Low key, knowledgable crew attended to the sails as we relaxed on deck on a sunny afternoon. It was not scary, as we sipped the provided ice tea while sailing in the Newport Bay.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Doug H
CruiseNewport, General Manager at Schooner Madeleine, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Thank you Doug! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your sail aboard Madeleine. Its a great way to see so much of Newport's beautiful shoreline while getting in a fun sailing experience.

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Trisch61
August 12, 2018|
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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
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cbtravelConnecticut
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
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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
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