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Come sailing in Newport, Rhode Island, the sailing capital of the world!   Sail past beautiful harbor-side estates, world-famous yachts, island houses and lighthouses. Vintage America's Cup boats and weekly races are common sights.  A picturesque, rocky shoreline and historic city provide a stunning backdrop.  The sailing and sightseeing in Newport are extraordinary. 


Sightsailing offers day sails, sunset sails and private sailing charters aboard three beautiful vessels.  Our captains and crew are outstanding hosts, who will show you the best of Newport from the water. Sit back and relax or get involved. Welcome Aboard! 


Your Newport Sailing Experience

 Sightsailing has three great boats you may sail in Newport on: Aquidneck, Sightsailer and Starlight.


Whether you join us for a ticketed Morning Mimosa Sail, Scenic Afternoon Day Sail, Champagne Sunset Cruise, or like the idea of your own boat for a Private Sailing Charter, we'll strive to make sure your experience sailing in Newport is extraordinary.


Sightsailing is the oldest, locally owned provider of sailing cruises and charters in Newport.  Be our guest and come aboard! 







Morning Mimosa Sail

There's no better way to start your day in Newport than sailing past stunning sights, while sipping a cool Mimosa aboard schooner Aquidneck! Sit back and relax, help raise sail, or take a turn at the wheel. Complimentary Mimosas included in ticket price.

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Afternoon Sail

Step aboard one of our three sailing vessels for a refreshing afternoon sail. We offer public sails and private sailing charters aboard Aquidneck, Sightsailer and Starlight.

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Champagne Sunset Sail

There is no better place in Newport to view the sunset than from the deck of one of our boats, sipping your favorite beverage while watching the sun go down! Sunset cruises, both public and private, are available on all three of our sailboats- Aquidneck, Sightsailer, and Starlight.

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Private Charter for 2-6 Guests

Whether you’re looking for a sail for a small group of 2-6, like the feel of your own private yacht, want casual instruction, or are planning a small party, Starlight is the private boat for you!

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Private Charter 2-13 Guests

If you’re looking for spirited, lively sail and like the idea of a smaller number of guests, come sailing on Sightsailer! Sightsailer sails with a maximum of 13 guests and offers a fast, fun, and comfortable sailing experience.

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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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“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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