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See Newport from a mariners view

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 5 reviews.Newport, United States

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Experience hosted by Charles

90 mins
Includes drinks
Up to 6 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Plan A – takes about 1 -1/2 hours for a fee of $300 total from one to six people. If you want to extend the time for swimming or watching sail boat races, the fee is prorated;
Enjoy a cruise around Newport Harbor. Pickup is at Fort Adams State Park, 80 Fort Adams Dr. Newport, RI. Going around the harbor heading south first Cottrell’s Wharf. This is time share condo’s with boat dockage. The next dock is Brown & Howard Wharf. This is where the biggest yachts tie up in Newport Harbor. Lee’s Wharf is next with West Howard Wharf right after. The next dockage belongs to the International Yacht Restoration School at Spring Wharf. This is a school where students learn the skills needed to work in the maritime industry. Still heading in a southerly direction is Waites Wharf. An upscale restaurant called, ‘At The Deck’ is at the end of the dock surrounded by a RSVP dock called West Wind Marina. Ending the cruise south is Coddington Wharf with high end condominiums.
Turning to the east we pass by Kings Park. Kings Park has a monument to the French nobleman, General Rochambeau erected in 1934. General Rochambeau was a key commander of the French forces in 1780 who assisted George Washington and the Continental army during the American Revolutionary war. This is just the beginning. Come aboard to see and hear more.
Plan A – takes about 1 -1/2 hours for a fee of $300 total from one to six people. If you want to extend the time for swimming or watching sail boat races, the fee is prorated;
Enjoy a cruise around Newport Harbor. Pickup is at Fort Adams State Park, 80 Fort Adams Dr. Newport, RI. Going around the harbor heading south first Cottrell’s Wharf. This is time share condo’s with boat dockage. The next dock is Brown & Howard Wharf. This is where the…

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What's included

  • Drinks
    Guests can bring snacks and drinks as they wish. Provided is water
From ₹3,799
/ person
No dates available

Meet your host, Charles

Host on Airbnb since 2015
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Newport Yacht Charters offers up to six customers a guided historical tour of Newport, RI harbor aboard a beautifully appointed 34' Mainship Pilot powerboat. I hold a merchant mariners master licence and have been in and around Narragansett Bay and Newport, RI for over 30 years.
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Where you'll be

The harbor tour also includes a close up view of the mega yachts in the harbor. Yachts belonging to celebrities such as Ron Howard, Judge Judy, Johnny Depp, and many more. Each yacht researched to provide yacht details on cost to build and cost to charter. Each week in Newport is a different experience.

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 5 reviews.

Jasmine
September 2019
We had an absolutely fantastic afternoon with Captain Charles. From the moment we stepped aboard, he was extremely kind and welcoming. He gave us a fabulous tour of the harbor, he is very knowledgeable, telling us everything we needed to know about Newport. If you get a chance, let him snap a few pics of the sights! He’s quite the photographer 😊 He made our anniversary extra special with a few personal touches, making our trip to Newport unforgettable. You can really tell that he loves what he does and it was an absolute pleasure meeting him! We highly recommend!
We had an absolutely fantastic afternoon with Captain Charles. From the moment we stepped aboard, he was extremely kind and welcoming. He gave us a fabulous tour of the harbor, he…
Jason
August 2019
Charles was great, this was a nice opportunity for my family and I to get out on the water and see the sights in Naragansett Bay at leisurely pace.
Rebecca
August 2019
This was such a great experience! We got such a special tour around the Newport harbor and learned more than we would have ever expected. It was our last vacation before our wedding and they got us a cake to celebrate and poured us the champagne we brought! They we’re both very knowledgeable about Newport and we have a new appreciation for its history and how it has evolved. Such genuine and caring people. They treated us like family!
This was such a great experience! We got such a special tour around the Newport harbor and learned more than we would have ever expected. It was our last vacation before our weddi…
Colleen
August 2019
My girlfriends and I went on Charles’ boat to celebrate a birthday. Charles and his wonderful wife, Vanessa, took us on a harbor tour then anchored so we could swim off the boat (they even brought floats for us to float around on!) They were lovely hosts - providing soft drinks, pizza, a snack spread... they even brought my friend a birthday cake!! Everything about the experience felt special and we will surely be back for another ride.
My girlfriends and I went on Charles’ boat to celebrate a birthday. Charles and his wonderful wife, Vanessa, took us on a harbor tour then anchored so we could swim off the boat (t…
Varun
July 2019
Superb experience at a good value

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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 21 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

More tips

The cost is $300 total for 1-1/2 hours for one or up to six people. Extra time is prorated. This is a private charter, your party are the only customers aboard. Other type charters available such as watching sailing races, light house viewing, sunsets which could include a light snack. Just ask.

What to bring

Guests should were soft soled shoes and bring sun screen lotion, sunglasses, hats, and camera.