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Sightseeing Boat Tours

Sightseeing Boat ToursWhen visiting Newport RI the top item on the list of things to do is sightseeing and we have the best seats in the house for you. Step aboard one of our classically designed yachts and enjoy a sightseeing boat ride out into Newport Harbor. Take in some of the iconic sites that the Newport waterfront and Narragansett Bay has to offer with a glass of champagne in hand. Jump aboard a Newport day sail or set sail into the sunset. Our sightseeing cruises and sails are great for locals wanting to relax and see the town from the water and out-of-towners wanting to get a enhanced sense of what Newport has to offer.


Day Sail Aboard Adirondack II

Classic Schooner Day Sail on Schooner Adirondack II

Our classic afternoon sails are the perfect way to see the sights of Rhode Island. Experience Newport like you never have on a sail aboard the Adirondack II, an 80 foot pilot schooner. A smooth, gentle sailing vessel with some speediness to boot, the Adirondack II offers a comfortable ride that is brisk and invigorating. Within minutes of leaving the dock, you’ll forget the distractions of life on land, as you experience the joy of a leisurely sailing cruise.

  Depart: Bowens Wharf   Boat: Schooner Adirondack II   Cost: Adult $32 | Senior $28.80 |
Child (4-11) $27 | Under 4 $5

Sunset Sail on Schooner Adirondack II

Sunset Sail on Schooner Adirondack II

Experience a Newport sunset from the water on this evening sightsail of Newport’s historical waterfront. Climb aboard the Adirondack II, an 80-foot pilot schooner for an evening of fun and relaxation, away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Your knowledgeable captain and crew are always ready to answer questions about the sights and history of Newport Harbor and its surrounding areas, so feel free to ask them whatever you like! While you experience the joy of a leisurely sailing cruise, you’ll see views of Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay with the setting sun as a perfect back drop.

  Depart: Bowens Wharf   Boat: Schooner Adirondack II   Cost: Adults $41 | Seniors $36.90

Morning Mimosa Sailing on Adirondack II

Mimosa Morning Sail on Schooner Adirondack II

Rise and shine, you’re in Newport, RI! Start your day with a brisk, invigorating sail aboard Adirondack II. Feel free to bring a brunch on this early day sail – our crew completes your experience with perfectly poured Mimosas available for $4 each! Mimosa Morning Sails are the perfect way to see the sights of Rhode Island before hitting the beach or the many shops of Thames Street.

  Depart: Bowens Wharf   Boat: Schooner Adirondack II   Cost: Adult $32 | Senior $28.80 |
Child (4-11) $27 | Under 4 $5

Afternoon Sail on Sloop Eleanor

Afternoon Sail on Sloop Eleanor

Our classic afternoon sails are the perfect way to see the sights of Rhode Island. Experience Newport like you never have on a sail aboard the newly built Eleanor, a 48-foot Scarano built sloop. A smooth sailing vessel with some speed to boot, the Eleanor offers a comfortable ride that is brisk and invigorating.

  Depart: Bowens Wharf   Boat: Sloop Eleanor   Cost: Adult $32 | Senior $28.80 |
Child (4-11) $27 | Under 4 $5

Sunset Sail on Sloop Eleanor

Sunset Sail on Sloop Eleanor

Experience a Newport sunset from the water on this evening sightsail of Newport’s historical waterfront on a sail aboard the brand new Scarano built 48′ sloop. Smaller than the 80′ Adirondack II this boat is just as comfortable and sails even faster than her big sister. There are only 24 guest spots available on board the new boat making it a more intimate experience.

  Depart: Bowens Wharf   Boat: Sloop Eleanor   Cost: Adult $41 | Senior $36.90

Morning Mimosa Sail on Sloop Eleanor

Morning Mimosa Sail on Sloop Eleanor

Our classic morning mimosa sail is the perfect way to see the sights of Narragansett Bay. Experience Newport like you never have on a sail aboard the brand new Scarano built 48′ sloop. Smaller than the 80′ Adirondack II, this boat is just as comfortable and sails even faster than her big sister. There are only 24 guest spots available onboard the new boat. And we’ve restricted it to children ages eight and older. Within minutes of leaving the dock, you’ll forget the distractions of life on land, as you experience the joy of a leisurely sailing cruise.

  Depart: Bowens Wharf   Boat: Sloop Eleanor   Cost: Adult $32 | Senior $28.80 |
Child (4-11) $27

Newport Dark & Stormy Schooner Cocktail Sail on Schooner Adirondack II

Newport Dark & Stormy Schooner Cocktail Sail on Schooner Adirondack II

Despite its name, this event runs in moderate weather! Step aboard our turn-of-the-century style schooner, Adirondack II, for a traditional sailor’s cocktail arrrgh (hour)! Newport Dark and Stormies, a local version of the traditional drink and a favorite among the local sailing community, are served aboard this sail. The drink features Newport’s own Thomas Tew’s Rum and Rhode Islands Yacht Club Ginger Beer, developed to go with Pirate Tew’s rum. Schooner sails are the perfect way to see the sights of Rhode Island. Adirondack II is a sailing vessel with ample seating, teak decks, and just under 2,000 square feet of sail to take us through Narragansett Bay.

  Depart: Bowens Wharf   Boat: Schooner Adirondack II   Cost: Adult $32 | Senior $28.80 |
Child (4-11) $27

Dark and Stormy aboard Sloop Eleanor

Dark and Stormy aboard Sloop Eleanor

Our classic dark and stormy cocktail sail is the perfect way to see the sights of Narragansett Bay. Experience Newport like you never have on a sail aboard the brand new Scarano built 48′ sloop. Smaller than the 80′ Adirondack II this boat is just as comfortable and sails even faster than her big sister. There are only 24 guest spots available on board the new boat making it a more intimate experience.

  Depart: Bowens Wharf   Boat: Sloop Eleanor   Cost: Adult $32 | Senior $28.80 |
Child (4-11) $27 | Under 4 $5

Sails & Ales featuring Fool Proof Brewery on Schooner Adirondack II

Sails & Ales featuring Fool Proof Brewery on Schooner Adirondack II

Join us for an exciting afternoon sail and beer tasting with a local favorite, Fool Proof Brewery located in Pawtucket! This is not just sailing with a couple of cold brews in the ice chest, we are taking that one step further by partnering exclusively with Fool Proof to bring you a full tasting experience. Whether you’re sneaking out of work to decompress, you’re on vacation, celebrating a milestone with friends, Sails and Ales aboard the Adirondack II with Fool Proof Brewery is sure to bring a noteworthy flare to your afternoon.

  Depart: Bowens Wharf   Boat: Schooner Adirondack II   Cost: Adult Only $36

Father's Day Sail on Schooner Adirondack II

Father’s Day Sail on Schooner Adirondack II

The Adirondack II wants to show appreciation to fathers everywhere this Father’s Day by honoring them with some of their favorite things: Beer and Sailing! Our Father’s Day Sail will provide families with a leisurely sail around Newport Harbor aboard an 80 foot pilot schooner. A smooth, gentle sailing vessel with some speediness to boot, the Adirondack II offers a comfortable ride that is brisk and invigorating.

  Depart: Bowens Wharf   Boat: Schooner Adirondack II   Cost: Dad $16 | Adult $32 | Senior $28.80 |
Child (4-11) $27 | Under 4 $5

Fourth of July Sail aboard Schooner Adirondack II

Fourth of July Sail aboard Schooner Adirondack II

Newport puts on an elaborate Fireworks display from their shores in order to celebrate the independence of our Nation. While the fireworks can be seen throughout the area, the best place to see them is from the deck of the Adirondack II, where there are no visual obstructions to take away from the show. While onboard, Take in unobstructed views of Newport Bridge, historic lighthouses, stately waterfront mansions, and Fort Adams!

  Depart: Bowens Wharf   Boat: Schooner Adirondack   Cost: Adult $135

Fourth of July Sail aboard sloop Eleanor

Fourth of July Sail aboard Sloop Eleanor

Newport puts on an elaborate Fireworks display from their shores in order to celebrate the independence of our Nation. While the fireworks can be seen throughout the area, one of the best places to see them is from the deck of the Yacht Eleanor, where there are no visual obstructions to take away from the show. While onboard, take in unobstructed views of Newport Bridge, historic lighthouses, stately waterfront mansions, and Fort Adams.

  Depart: Bowens Wharf   Boat: Sloop Eleanor   Cost: Adult $135

Jamestown Fireworks Cruise aboard Sloop Eleanor

Jamestown Fireworks Cruise aboard Sloop Eleanor

Join us in watching the 4th of July fireworks display for the Town of Jamestown about the Yacht Eleanor on the evening of July 3rd. Take in unobstructed views of Jamestown’s fireworks from the water. Grab your friends or family and jump aboard this intimate boat ride out into Narragansett Bay. Cozy up to take in unobstructed views of the bursts of twinkling lights!

  Depart: Bowens Wharf   Boat: Sloop Eleanor   Cost: Adult $41

Jamestown Fireworks Cruise on Schooner Adirondack II

Jamestown Fireworks Cruise on Schooner Adirondack II

Join us in watching the 4th of July fireworks display from the Town of Jamestown aboard the Adirondack II on the evening of July 3rd. Take in unobstructed views of Jamestown’s fireworks from the water from the decks of our beautiful schooner. Don’t worry about driving over the bridge, standing in line, or waiting for a place to sit in Jamestown. Join us for the best seats in the house!

  Depart: Bowens Wharf   Boat: Schooner Adirondack II   Cost: Adult $41

Fireworks Sail on Schooner Adirondack II

Fireworks Sail on Schooner Adirondack II

Join us in watching the end of the summer fireworks display from the decks of our beautiful Schooner just outside of the Newport Navy Base. Take in unobstructed views of Newport Bridge as we sit off the Naval Station for the best viewing of the fireworks in Newport. Buy your tickets and leave the dock with us at 8:30. Sit back and relax and enjoy the display. No standing in line or looking for a seat at the base.

  Depart: Bowens Wharf   Boat: Schooner Adirondack II   Cost: Adult & Child $41