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Day Sailing

Day Sail

Newport, RI, is known as the “Sailing Capital of the World”. What better way to experience this then to sail aboard a classic boat through Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay. Take to the water to do your sightseeing cruise and sail through the afternoon. Step aboard the Schooner Adirondack II or the Sloop Eleanor for an exhilarating Newport day sail to soak in the sun and sip on Champagne. The Schooner Adirondack II is 80 feet, and provides a comfortable, safe, high-performance sailing experience. With her roomy deck space and large cockpit, Adirondack II can accommodate up to 57 passengers. Her size, comfort and classic lines make Adirondack II the perfect boat for leisurely day sails on Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay. Sloop Eleanor is certified for 24 passengers which creates a intimate sailing experience for your sightseeing cruise. Which ever boat you are on, you are sure to experience sailing in a way like never before. 


Start of Volvo Race to Wales on Eleanor

The Volvo Ocean Race is the most challenging sailboat race in the world and Rhode Island will host the only stop in North America! Join us for this unique opportunity to watch the inshore racing and leg start.  Get up front seats with your friends and family to be a part of this epic event. 

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

Volvo In Port Race on Eleanor

Soak in the sun this Saturday afternoon from the decks of sloop Eleanor. The Eleanor offers an intimate experience with only taking 24 guests out to view this epic event.  Grab front row seats to watch the spectacular fleet of high-performance Volvo Ocean 65 racing yachts dial up and race on a course located off of Fort Adams State Park.  

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

Start of Volvo Race to Wales on Adirondack II

In May of 2018, the fleet of 7 boats will arrive in Newport after completing more than 33,000 miles of racing around the world since the start in Alicante, Spain last October. Rhode Island will host the only stop in North America and the unique opportunity to watch the inshore racing and leg start.
Join us for this epic event and join us on the Adirondack II! She offers front row seats to watch the spectacular fleet of high-performance Volvo Ocean 65 racing yachts dial up and race on a course located off of Fort Adams State Park.

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

Volvo In Port Race on Adirondack II

Start your engines! Step aboard the Schooner Adirondack II to view this legendary race. The Volvo Ocean Race is the most challenging sailboat race in the world, requiring from athletes extreme levels of courage, strength, endurance and expertise. The teams will face severe weather, unfathomable human challenges and mountainous ocean conditions during the ten-month race.  Get an up close and personal view of this epic event aboard the Schooner Adirondack II!

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

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: A free 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: Adult $33 | Senior $29.80 |
Child (4-11) $28 | Under 4 $5

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 $33 | Senior $29.80 |
Child (4-11) $28 | 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 $33 | Senior $29.80 |
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.

  Depart: Bowens Wharf   Boat: Sloop Eleanor   Cost: Adult $33 | Senior $29.80 |
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.

  Depart: Bowens Wharf   Boat: Schooner Adirondack II   Cost: Adult $33 | Senior $29.80 |
Child (4-11) $28 | Under 4 $5

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 $33 | Senior $29.80 |
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 $33 | Senior $29.80 |
Child (4-11) $28 | Under 4 $5