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Special Events

Every now and then a special event comes around to Newport and we are happy to help you celebrate the occasion. Celebrating on a classic yacht will make it even more memorable than ever and we have the boats for you. If you are looking to plan an adventure or excursion for Dad on Father’s Day, or wanting to honor the veteran in your family on Memorial Day we have the cruise for you. Celebrate 4th of July aboard one of our stunning sailboats under a beautiful display of fireworks. Sailing in Newport is a “must do” and if you can combine a celebration of a special event with a sightseeing boat tour or a romantic sunset sail everyone is sure to enjoy. Our classic yachts are comfortable and unique and will dazzle you for the day. Celebrate with your loved ones and allow us to take care of the details.


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 1st. 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! (Alcoholic drinks range from $3-$6)

  Depart: Bowens Wharf   Boat: Schooner Adirondack II   Cost: Adult $50

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 1st. 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! (Alcoholic drinks range from $3-$6)

  Depart: Bowens Wharf   Boat: Sloop Eleanor   Cost: Adult $50

Fourth of July Sail aboard Schooner Adirondack II

4th of July Cruise on Schooner Adirondack II (This event takes place on the 2nd of July)

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! (Open beer and wine bar.) **Special Note: This event takes place on the 2nd of July.

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

Fourth of July Sail aboard sloop Eleanor

4th of July Cruise on Sloop Eleanor (This event takes place on the 2nd of July)

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. (Open Beer and Wine) **Special Note: This event takes place on the 2nd of July.

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

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. (Alcoholic drinks range from $3-$6)

  Depart: Bowens Wharf   Boat: Schooner Adirondack II   Cost: Adult & Child $50

Full Moon Sail aboard Schooner Adirondack II

Full Moon Sail aboard Schooner Adirondack II

See Newport in a whole new light–under the light of a full moon. A Full Moon Sail aboard Adirondack II is the most serene way to experience Newport. Within minutes of leaving the dock, you’ll forget the distractions of life on land and find relaxation in the feel of the salty ocean breeze. This is a great choice for a romantic outing or just an opportunity to enjoy an incredible, quiet and romantic sail! (First glass of Prosecco is free and complimentary truffles!) 

  Depart: Bowens Wharf   Boat: Schooner Adirondack II   Cost: Adult $50

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. (Alcoholic drinks range from $3-$6)

  Depart: Bowens Wharf   Boat: Sloop Eleanor   Cost: Adult $35 | Senior $30 |
Child (4-11) $28 | Under 4 $5

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. (Alcoholic drinks range from $3-$6)

  Depart: Bowens Wharf   Boat: Schooner Adirondack II   Cost: Adult $35 | Senior $30 |
Child (4-11) $28 | Under 4 $5

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 $35 | Senior $30 |
Child (4-11) $28 | Under 4 $5

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. 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. (Alcoholic drinks cost $3-$6)

  Depart: Bowens Wharf   Boat: Sloop Eleanor   Cost: Adult $35 | Senior $30 |
Child (4-11) $28 | Under 4 $5