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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.  See our overview video below!


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


No experience is required and all are welcome. Welcome aboard!





Your Newport Sailing Experience

Choose from Morning Mimosa Sails,  Day Sails, Champagne Sunset Sails or arrange a Private Charter.


We have daily sails aboard three sailboats: Aquidneck, Sightsailer and Starlight.  Each offers a different sailing experience.  


Come experience the sights and sailing in the City-By-the-Sea.  A sail in Newport will be the highlight of your day! 









Morning Mimosa, Day & Champagne Sunset Sails on Aquidneck

Join us for a Morning Mimosa Sail, Afternoon Cruise or 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 Sails for 2-13 Guests on Sightsailer

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 on Starlight

Sailing with just 2-6 guests for private charters, 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! 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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