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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're looking to join one of our daily public ticketed sails, book a private sail with just the two of you, or arrange a sailing cruise for a group, Sightsailing has the boats and staff to make it happen.  


Sit back, relax and come sailing in Newport, the City-By-the-Sea, with Newport's oldest sailing company.  We strive to give you a fun and memorable sailing experience.  We love to sail and it shows! 











Ticketed Sails on Aquidneck

Join us for a relaxing Morning Mimosa Sail, spirited Afternoon Sail or beautiful Sunset Sail aboard the schooner Aquidneck. 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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Private Charters for 2-13 Guests

If you have a small party, or like the idea of sailing with a smaller number of guests, come sailing on Sightsailer! Sightsailer sails with a maximum of just 13 guests and is available for private charters and occasional ticketed Day Sails.

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Private Charters for 2-6 Guests

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

Sailing the waters off Newport is the quintessential Newport experience! A private charter aboard Aquidneck is a great wedding activity for guests, relaxing with friends or coworkers, entertaining clients or hosting a summer party.

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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.”

-slsum56 from Tripadvisor
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