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Come sailing in Newport, Rhode Island, the sailing capital of the world!  Former home of the America's Cup races, the sailing in Newport is considered by many to be the best anywhere!  


And with one of the prettiest harbors in the country, the sightseeing in Newport is spectacular!  Sail by beautiful harbor-side estates, world famous yachts, iconic islands and many other sights, all set against a rocky shoreline and historic town.  


Founded in 1990, Sightsailing is the oldest, locally-owned sailing company in Newport offering sailing cruises, sunset sails, sightseeing cruises and private charters.   


No sailing experience is required and all are welcome. Come aboard!





Your Newport Sailing Experience

 Whether you join a public, ticketed Morning Mimosa, Day Sail or Champagne Sunset Sail aboard Aquidneck, or arrange a private sail aboard Starlight or Sightsailer, going sailing in Newport is the quintessential Newport experience.  


You will sail the protected waters of Narragansett Bay.  Many of our guests have never sailed before and even the most apprehensive are always amazed at how smooth the sailing is. 


Sit back, relax and come sailing in Newport, the City-By-the-Sea!  A sail in Newport will be the highlight of your day!  











Morning Mimosa Sails ($5 Weekday Discount)

Join us for a relaxing Morning Mimosa Sail, aboard schooner Aquidneck and enjoy refreshing, complimentary Mimosas.  This is our first sail of the day and is discounted by $5 on weekdays! Named after the island on which Newport is located, there's no better way to see Newport than from the deck of Aquidneck!

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Day Sails

Join us for a refreshing day sail on Narrgansett Bay.  Sails during the early to late afternoon tend to have the best breezes. Come sailing, cool off and see the prettiest harbor in the United States!

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Champagne Sunset Sails

Join us for Sunset Cruise aboard Aquidneck with complimentary beverages.  Sunset Sails are a great way to wrap up your day and start your evening.

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Private Sails for 2-6 Guests

Leave the crowds behind.  Sailing with just 2-6 guests, sailing on Starlight is like sailing on your own private yacht. Sit back and relax or take the wheel and discover the thrill of sailing 

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Bachelorette Parties in Newport

Planning a bachelorette party for the bride-to-be?  Consider hosting a bachelorette party by going sailing in Newport, the sailing capital of the country!

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Private Charters on Aquidneck

Planning an outing on the water in Newport?  Whether it's a corporate outing, pre or post wedding sail for guests or a family get together, we have hosted thousands of private charters on Aquidneck over the years.  Sailing the waters off Newport is a unique experience and provides a memorable experience for guests. 

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“From the start of making the reservation to the actual sail, very organized. The actual sail was relaxing, informative and absolutely breathtakingly beautiful!! I am ready to do it again.”

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