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Excursion and Sightseeing Boats

12 Meter Charters

Full Service yacht charter company specializing in sails aboard the America's Cup 12 Meter Yachts. Private, custom charters including family celebrations, wedding events, corporate outings, team building and more!

49 Bowen's Wharf
Newport, Rhode Island 02840
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Phone: 401-851-1216
Email: sail@12metercharters.com
Web Site: http://www.12metercharters.com

A1 Coastal Yacht Charters

Custom sailing tours leave from Newport Harbor and Providence on a classic Ericson 29 yacht. One hour to full day excursions for up to 6 passengers. Join us sightseeing on spectacular Narragansett Bay. All Occasions and Special Events become ever more memorable and for those who want to learn to sail Captain Mike will show you how "take the Helm" and sail the boat! Call Captain Mile to reserve your own adventure on the Bay today!

Providence, Rhode Island 02906

Phone: 401-662-2115
Email: captainmike@a1cyc.com
Web Site: http://a1cyc.com

Adirondack II

A classic day or evening sail aboard schooner Adirondack II is the perfect way to see the sights of Newport, RI. A smooth, sailing vessel, Adirondack offers a brisk, invigorating ride past historical sites such as Fort Adams, Hammersmith Farm and more.

Bowen's Wharf
Newport, Rhode Island 02840
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Phone: 401-847-0000
Email: info@sail-newport.com
Web Site: http://www.sail-newport.com

Alden Yachts Charter Division

Local and worldwide crewed yacht charters, vacations or corporate charters. European luxury barge charters.

1909 Alden Landing
Portsmouth, Rhode Island 02871
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Phone: 401-683-4200

Alibi Charters

Saltwater sportfishing; SCUBA and free diving; sightseeing, up to 6 passengers; fully equipped 29 foot 2005 Seaswing Boat. Sportsfishing for bass, blues, tuna, shark

2 Seminole St
Warwick, Rhode Island 02889
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Phone: 401- 529-0363
Email: alibicharters@yahoo.com
Web Site: http://www.alibiadventures.com

Alletta Morris

Save the Bay's seal watch cruises, which run from December through April, circle Citing Rock and leave from Bowen's Ferry Landing in Newport.

142 Long Wharf Dock
Newport, Rhode Island
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Phone: 401-203-7325
Email: savebay@savebay.org
Web Site: http://www.savebay.org/seals

Amazing Grace

Departs from Sayer's Wharf. One-hour narrated cruises of Newport Harbor and lower Narragansett Bay.

5 Sayer's Wharf
Newport, Rhode Island 02840
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Phone: 401-847-9109
Email: oldportmar@aol.com
Web Site: http://www.oldportmarine.com

America's Cup Charters

A full sevice charter company; sailing is their business. For over 25 years they have shared countless memories with thousands of people. Experience America's Cup 12 Meter sailing with the world's largest fleet of America's Cup Yachts. The legendary 12's are available for corporate and private charters, for outings, teambuilding, client entertainment, familiy celebrations, regatta racing and ticketed daily sails. Get onboard for the experience of a lifetime.

Newport, Rhode Island 02840

Phone: 401-849-5868
Email: julie@AmericasCupCharters.com
Web Site: http://www.AmericasCupCharters.com

Atlantis Yacht Charters

Located in historic Newport, the sailing and boating capital of the world. Offering a unique service of finding the boat and type of charter you want, not just a prepackaged charter. Atlantis Yacht Charters can find the right boat for your vacation at the location you wish to visit.

15 Slocum Street #1
Newport, Rhode Island 02840
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Phone: 401-845-9944
Email: atlantisyc@aol.com
Web Site: http://www.charternet.com/charters/ayc/

Aurora (IDC)

101'. Newport's largest charter schooner accommodating up to eighty passengers. Private charters, corporate outings, educational sails and fundraisers. Catering available.

Goat Island Marina
Newport, Rhode Island 02840
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Phone: 401-841-8868
Email: rayl@newportexperience.com
Web Site: http://www.newportexperience.com

Bay Maritime Services

36' Express Cabin Cruiser offers charter service within Narragansett Bay. Charters run from 4 to 8 hours with any variety of activities, including fishing, sightseeing, harbor tours, swimming, picnic on the water, etc.

1800 West Shore Rd.
Warwick, Rhode Island 02886
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Phone: 508-735-8609
Email: bms-llc@charter.net
Web Site: http://www.baymaritimeservices.com

Big Boy II Fishing Charters

Bib Boy II Fishing Charters operates a 30' Chris Craft. We are a saltwater inshore and offshore charter and guide business. All bait and tackle is provided. We also work with Worden Pond Family Campground and can help you plan a fishing and camping expedition. Contact us for more details.

33 State Street
Narragansett, Rhode Island 02882
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Phone: 401-258-2157
Email: bigboyfishing45@aol.com
Web Site: http://ww.bigboy2fishingcharters.com

Blackstone Valley Explorer

Welcome on board the Blackstone Riverboat, "Explorer" owned and operated by the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council. Public Tours are every Sunday from May - October at 1PM, 2PM, 3PM, & 4pm. Most Sundays the cost is $10 per person, $8 for seniors and children. "Free Sundays" are the last Sunday of every month thanks to Citizens BanK! The boat Is available for summer camp field trips, birthday parties, and senior groups. It is an opportunity to experience the beautiful Blackstone River. The boat can accommodate up to 40 people. The cost for groups is $250 for one hour. Which makes it about $6.25 per person. Departure is from the Central Falls Landing, CF, RI.

45 Madeira Ave.
Central Falls, Rhode Island 02863
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Phone: 401-724-2200
Email: keep.bv.beautiful@gmail.com
Web Site: http://riverblackstone.com

Blackstone Valley Tourism Council

Blackstone Riverboat "Explorer" Public Tours run on Sundays at 1:PM, 2:PM, 3:PM, and 4:PM Each tour is 50 minute rides up the beautiful Blackstone River. You may see swan, geese, turtles, deer, and more while you listen to the guide tell the stories of the people of the Blackstone Valley. The cost is $10 for adults and $8 for children. The last Sunday of the month is free, thanks to Citizen's Bank sponsorship. Private Charters are available. The boat leaves from the Central Falls Landing off Broad Street. Use 45 Madeira Avenue in your GPS or map request online.

45 Madeira Ave.
Central Falls, Rhode Island 02860
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Phone: 401-724-2200
Email: keep.bv.beautiful@gmail.com
Web Site: http://www.rivertourblackstone.com

Block Island Ferry

Block Island Ferry Service is available year-round from Pt. Judith, RI and seasonally from Fort Adams in Newport, RI to Block Island town center (Old Harbor, RI). Ferries from Pt. Judith accommodate cars and passengers. Sailing time is 55 minutes. Car reservations are necessary. Service from Newport takes passengers only. Sailing time is 2 hours.

State Pier, Galilee
Narragansett, Rhode Island 02882
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Phone: 401-783-4613
Email: info@blockislandferry.com
Web Site: http://www.blockislandferry.com

Brandaris Sailing Charters

Private, corporate and family yacht charters. Dinner and sunset cruises, nature excursions, foliage tours, seal watches and Wickford area tours. Special lobster dinner cruises and bike tours.

39 Ocean Avenue
North Kingstown, Rhode Island 02852
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Phone: 401-294-0021
Web Site: http://www.brandarismaritime.com/

Flukin' Sportfishing Charters

Charter boat for fishing, touring, cruising and sightseeing. Conveniently located at the Port of Galilee, restuarants, beaches and hotel within walking distance. Ample Parking.

State St.
Narragansett, Rhode Island
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Phone: 401-692-9058
Email: info@flukin.com
Web Site: http://flukin.com

Flyer Catamaran

Enjoy scenic tours aboard a fifty-seven foot' Catamaran. Two-hour narrated tours, half-day and full day scheduled or private sailing cruises on Narragansett Bay, company outings, private parties and school groups. Individuals and groups up to sixty-five passengers. Departs daily.

473 Poppasquash Road
Bristol, Rhode Island 02809
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Phone: 401-253-7935
Email: bruce@flyercatamaran.com
Web Site: http://www.flyercatamaran.com

Frances Fleet

Charter for fishing and whale watching, moonlight cruises, and fishing trips. The Frances Fleet offers a variety of deep sea fishing trips for the novice and pro-alike! We offer trips for fluke, seabass, cod, tuna, squid, scup, blackfish, striped bass + more! Call for schedule or go to website. Whale watching, July + August We also operate a tacklestore offering tackle, bait, ice, snacks and t-shirts. We also sell saltwater fishing licenses.

33 State Street
Narragansett, Rhode Island 02882
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Phone: 401-783-4988
Email: francesflt@aol.com
Web Site: http://www.francesfleet.com

Gansett Cruises

Informative and entertaining narrated Newport harbor tours aboard a classic wooden vessel, the M/V Gansett. Departs on six 90-minute cruises daily. Offers breakfast, mid-day and sunset tours. Gansett's guides, many of whom grew up on these waters, share the legends and rich history of their home port. Listen to their memories of living and working in the City-by-the-Sea, and ask questions about Newport's colorful past. Hot and cold beverages and RI specialties, such as morning-fresh baked goods, scoops of Warwick Ice Cream and oven-baked "Stuffies" are served up on every cruise. Menu varies. Cash bar on board.

Bowen's Wharf
Newport, Rhode Island 02840
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Phone: 401-787-4438
Email: info@gansettcruises.com
Web Site: http://www.gansettcruises.com

Hard Tail Charters

Steaming out of Beautiful and Historic Avondale, RI. A compact well equipped 25 foot diesel powered pilothouse cruiser, outfitted with accommodations for 2-4 people, featuring a comfortable settee and a stand up head. Offering scenic harbor and sunset cruises and photography excursions in Watch Hill, Mystic, Fishers Island and nearby waters. Customized drop off/pick up outings to area attractions, including Mystic Seaport. Make arrangements for a beach outing to Napatree Point and Sandy Island. Or take in the magnificent July 4th fireworks display in New London harbor. Private ferry service also can be arranged to Block Island and Montauk, NY. Fees based on length and nature of the particular outing the customer requests. Call for more information or plan and book your trip today!

47 Avondale Road
Westerly, Rhode Island 02891
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Phone: 401-234-1171
Email: davidshepherd504@gmail.com
Web Site: http://www.hardtailchartersri.com

Hinckley Yacht Services

Boat yard, marine services facility and marina. Thirty-five, and 160 ton lifts. Inside workshops with 80,000 sq. ft. and storage area with 30,000 sq. ft. 100 Floating slips, dockage up to 250', transients welcomed. Shuttle service to Newport, mobile marine services, full serivce yard.

1 Little Harbor Landing
Portsmouth, Rhode Island 02871
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Phone: 401-683-7100
Email: yachtservicesri@hinckleyyachts.com
Web Site: http://www.hinckleyyachts.com

Jamestown Newport Ferry

The Jamestown Newport Ferry offers a scenic boat tour of lower Narragansett Bay and Newport Harbor and provides easy access for visiting a variety of destinations where you will find many opportunities for sightseeing, historical tours, museum visits, shopping and dining. A round-trip ticket allows passengers to hop on and off the Ferry as often as desired. Present your ferry ticket at Rose Island, Fort Adams and the Museum of Yachting for $1 off the entry fee. One-way fares also available.

One East Ferry Wharf
Jamestown, Rhode Island 02835
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Phone: 401-423-9900
Email: may@conanicutmarina.com
Web Site: http://www.jamestownnewportferry.com

Martha's Vineyard Fast Ferry

Ferry service from Quonset Point, Rhode Island, to Martha's Vineyard. This quick 90-minute trip arrives in Oak Bluffs, the heart of Martha's Vineyard. State-of-the-art Fast Ferry seats 400 passengers in luxury aircraft style, outside sundeck seating or inside air conditioned seating. Snack bar and full service bar. Dockside parking. Operates May-Oct. Reservations highly recommended.

1347 Roger Williams Way
North Kingstown, Rhode Island 02852
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Phone: 401-295-4040
Email: info@vineyardfastferry.com
Web Site: http://www.vineyardfastferry.com

Newport Majestic Cruises

The Majestic is Newport's premier luxury yacht for charter. The first class amenities of the Majestic combined with the unsurpassed beauty of Rhode Island's Newport Harbor & Narragansett Bay make for an unforgettable experience on the bay. A variety of cruise offerings are available including our one hour narrated harbor tours, luncheon cruises and our elegant dinner cruises. Of course, the Majestic is the ideal venue for corporate events, office parties and meetings or social events for groups up to 120 people. The staff and crew of the Newport Majestic Cruises are delighted to welcome you aboard the beautiful Majestic.

2 Bowen's Ferry Landing
Newport, Rhode Island 02840
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Phone: 401-849-3575
Web Site: http://www.newportmajestic.com

Newport Sailing School and Tours

Departing hourly from Goat Island Marina, Dock A-5. One and two hour tours. Celebrating 40th year. May-Oct. Relax and enjoy a delightful narrated 1 or 2-hour leisurely tour of Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay. Take the helm and experience the thrill of sailing. For more than 35 years our professional staff has committed to the quality of excellence. Take part in one of the most personal tours in Newport, Rhode Island, the "Sailing Capital of the World."

5 Marina Plaza
Newport, Rhode Island 02840
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Phone: 401-848-2266
Email: newportsailing@cox.net
Web Site: http://www.newportsailing.com

Oldport Marine Services, Inc.

Continuous launch service to boats in the Newport Harbor and New Harbor, Block Island. Hourly launch service to Fort Adams State Park. Daily harbor tours of Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay. Private charters for parties, photo boats and research vessels. Mooring rentals, boat repairs, towing, salvage, launch construction and sales.

Newport, Rhode Island 02840

Phone: 401-847-9109
Email: mattgineo@gmail.com
Web Site: http://www.oldportmarine.com

Rhode Island Bay Cruises

A one hour and forty minute narrated cruise past 10 Lighthouses in lower Narragansett Bay. Sights include 10 islands, 30 miles of breathaking coastal sceenry, including sailing under the Jamestown and Newport bridges, passing by historic Fort Adams, Hammersmith Farm, Castle Hill, Aircraft Carriers USS Forrestal and USS Saratoga, and through famous Newport Harbor, filled with sailboats and yachts, as well as many other popular Rhode Island landmarks. Cruises are aboard the 400 passenger luxurious catamaran Millennium; beverages and snacks available onboard. Free dockside parking provided. Reservations recommended. Operates May - October.

1347 Roger Williams Way
North Kingstown, Rhode Island 02852
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Phone: 401-295-4040
Email: info@ribaycruises.com
Web Site: http://www.rhodeislandbaycruises.com

Roger Williams Park Boathouse

Located in historic Roger Williams Park. Explore more than 100 acres of the Park's lakes and wildlife. Swan paddleboats, electric boats, canoes or kayaks are available for rent at the Queen Anne-style Dalrymple Boathouse. Thirty minute historical boat tour of the Park's unique waterways, statues and landmarks available on an electric cruise boat.

1000 Elmwood Ave
Providence, Rhode Island 02905
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Phone: 508-984-8264
Web Site: http://www.rogerwilliamsboats.com

Rum Runner II

Classic 1929 Elco motor yacht built during prohibition to carry rum. Now totally rebuilt and Coast Guard certified to carry up to forty-nine passengers on breathtaking tours of Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay. Departs several times daily from Bannisters Wharf in Historic downtown Newport.

Bannisters Wharf
Newport, Rhode Island
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Phone: 401-847-0299
Email: info@cruisenewport.com
Web Site: http://www.cruisenewport.com

Sakonnet Charters

Offers crewed customized yacht charter sailing for couples and small groups (up to 6) aboard a classic 59' Hinckley Sloop. Romantic sunset lobster dinner cruises, day sails, weekends or longer. Custom sails. Sails out of Sakonnet Harbor in Little Compton, Newport Harbor in Newport, or other ports by arrangement.

Sakonnet Harbor
Little Compton, Rhode Island
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Phone: 401-474-2405
Email: saileclipse@cox.net
Web Site: http://www.sakonnetcharters.com

Schooner Madeleine

Experience the timeless thrill of Sailing Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay aboard the Madeleine, a 72 foot coast guard-approved schooner. Cruises depart several times daily from Bannister's Wharf in historic downtown Newport.

Bannisters Wharf
Newport, Rhode Island 02840
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Phone: 401-847-0298
Email: info@cruisenewport.com
Web Site: http://www.cruisenewport.com

Sea Ya! Charters

Sport fishing in Narragansett Bay, Block Island and offshore waters for stripers, bluefish, fluke, cod, scup, sharks and tuna.

252 Narragansett Ave
Jamestown, Rhode Island 02835
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Phone: 401-568-4766
Email: tunablues@cox.net

Seanic Charter (Newport)

Captain Lee Gorman offers a downeast style open bass boat to groups of up to 6 people and will pick you up anywhere on Narragansett Bay. Use his boat for sightseeing, watercoloring, historic tours, lighthouse tours, fishing (bring own gear) and more. Hourly, half-day and full-day charters available. Licensed captain through Coast Guard.

49 America's Cup Way
Newport, Rhode Island 02840
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Phone: 401-996-4706
Email: charterseanic@gmail.com
Web Site: http://www.seaniccharters.com/seanicboatchartersabout.htm

Seanic Charter (Warren)

Captain Lee Gorman offers a downeast style open bass boat to groups of up to 6 people and will pick you up anywhere on Narragansett Bay. Use his boat for sightseeing, watercoloring, historic tours, lighthouse tours, fishing (bring own gear) and more. Hourly, half-day and full-day charters available. Licensed captain through Coast Guard.

Water Street
Warren, Rhode Island 02885
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Phone: 401-996-4706
Email: charterseanic@gmail.com
Web Site: http://www.seaniccharters.com/seanicboatchartersabout.htm

Sight Sailing of Newport

Sailing excursions or private charters with daily departures from Bowens Wharf May-Oct.

32 Bowen's Wharf
Newport, Rhode Island 02840
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Phone: 401-849-3333
Email: jhirschler@aol.com
Web Site: http://www.sightsailing.com

Sol Mate

Charter and sightseeing trips from half day to overnights. Corporate events, sunset cruises, boat and breakfast and special events. Diving and fishing charters, business meetings and instruction.

22 Hudson Place
Cranston, Rhode Island 02905
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Phone: 401-941-5956
Email: info@sunmgt.com
Web Site: http://www.sailsolmate.com

Sun Tan Yacht Charters

Since 1996, Sun Tan Yacht Charters has arranged private sail and motor yacht charters. Departurs Newport, Providence and surrounding areas on the Sol Mate or Sun Runner. Sunset sails, day sails, overnight excursions and great vacations. Swim and explore Historic Newport and surrounding beaches, the Rhode Island coastline and all the coastal Islands. Complete packages and custom itineraries available. To inquire call or e-mail.

22 Hudson Place
Cranston, Rhode Island 02905
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Phone: 401-941-5956
Email: info@sunmgt.com
Web Site: http://www.sunmgt.com

The Magestic Newport Cruise Company

Departs every 90 minutes for narrated harbor tours of Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay. Specializing in school groups, bus groups, conventions, parties, and special events. Available for private charter.

2 Bowen's Ferry Landing
Newport, Rhode Island 02840
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Phone: 401-846-7900
Email: newportcruiseco@aol.com
Web Site: http://www.newportcruiseco.com

Top Cat

Top Cat, classic sailing yawl with captain and crew, available for charter or learn-to-sail. Daily and overnight, Narragansett Bay and beyond.

540 Sandy Point
Portsmouth, Rhode Island 02871
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Phone: 508-904-0749
Email: jim@lengel.net
Web Site: http://www.yawls.net/TopCat/TopCat/Welcome.html

Viking Fleet

May-Oct, daily. From Viking Landing, Montauk, NY, 10am From Block Island Champlins Marina, 5pm. Sailing to Block Island daily.

Champlins Marina
New Shoreham, Rhode Island 02807
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Phone: 631-668-5700
Email: info@vikingfleet.com
Web Site: http://www.vikingfleet.com

Wind and Sea Sail

Come sail aboard "Sound Connections" a Pearson 30' sloop. Enjoy a cruise around the Point Judith area for a 3 hour tour. Price is $200 for 5 passengers. Refreshments served or bring your own.

33 State Street
Narragansett, Rhode Island
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Phone: 401-559-2459
Email: dhilbern@gmail.com