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Schooner Madeleine

Bannister's Wharf, Newport, RI 02840
+1 401-847-0298
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Full Day Newport Harbor Sail from New Hampshire
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Enjoy our sailing tours and sunset harbor cruises through Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay aboard our classic sailing yacht Madeleine. We offer sailing harbor tours and sunset sailing cruises aboard a 72-foot schooner sailing yacht Madeleine, which was specifically designed and built to carry passengers easily and safely sailing through the local waters of Newport. The sailing yacht Madeleine maintains 19th century sailboat style with a 21st century sailing yacht comfort and convenience.
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  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Bannister's Wharf, Newport, RI 02840
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+1 401-847-0298

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the sunset cruise and it was amazing. The sail lasted 2 hours and 10 minutes. The crew was knowledgeable and friendly. The view of Newport from the water is something you need to see and the sunset was perfect. I do recommend a...More

Thank Brandy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the 3pm sail on a beautiful, windy day. We originally were looking to do one of the Racing boats, but they were all booked up. Since we are sailing novices, I was a little concerned that this boat would be too big to...More

1  Thank Buddy V
CruiseNewport, Manager at Schooner Madeleine, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

WOW! That says it all in our book. We are thrilled that you love your sail and glad you decided to sail on Madeleine. The 12 meter racing fleet in Newport is a lot of fun but for her size, Madeleine will give you a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a glorious yacht tour of Narraganset Bay. The engine is shut down after you clear the piers and it's a relaxing wind-driven ride. You can walk around the deck, you get to see the sights, they have drinks, & you're in for a...More

Thank KlubMarcus
CruiseNewport, Manager at Schooner Madeleine, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We love what we do and it sounds like you loved it too. Its a really great experience to leave the dock, hoist up the sails, turn the engine off and just go by the wind. The quietness and the feel of the breeze as...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This 90 minute ride took us around the harbor past some of the sights in Newport which included a few light houses. The crew was very knowledgeable about the sights and history of what we were passing as well as sailing. We enjoyed talking with...More

Thank Kingscountygal
CruiseNewport, Manager at Schooner Madeleine, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We thinks its one of the best deals in town and glad you do too. Sailing is so much fun and we sail in one of the most picturesque areas of Narragansett Bay. Seeing Lighthouses, beautiful estates, islands and much more - its a fun...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017

We sailed on the Schooner Madeleine with our family of four plus our good friends and their two boys. The children had great fun sliding across the deck as the sails were adjusted. The crew were very knowledgable and incredibly friendly. We will return the...More

Thank ChickpeaCT
CruiseNewport, Manager at Schooner Madeleine, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We love families! Its as much fun for children as it is for the adults. Getting out on the water, seeing the sails being hoisted up the mast, turn the engine off and just go by the wind. Its one of the best ways to...More

Reviewed 6 November 2016

This trip cost $32 each and the trip was full and took 1.5 hours. Krys and Callie we two of the staff on board and they were excellent ambassadors for the company. The were full of local information about the trip and surrounding areas and...More

Thank joy l
CruiseNewport, Manager at Schooner Madeleine, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Wow! We are so happy to hear about your positive experience aboard the Madeleine. You will have to visit us again during your next stay in the states! Newport is full of historic information and fun stories to be heard :)

Reviewed 2 November 2016

I've been on a lot of boat tours but this was the first time on a sailboat and it was the most enjoyable boat tour I have ever taken. The crew was great and the ride was a lot of fun. It was filled with...More

Thank Jessdark1
CruiseNewport, Manager at Schooner Madeleine, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Thank you for your kind recommendation! The crew is able to make the experience on the water so much fun. Great to hear that this was the most enjoyable cruise you have ever taken - We hope you are able to get another beautiful day...More

Reviewed 17 October 2016

We have been going on the schooner Madeleine for the past 10+ years. It is always wonderful, crew is always very knowledgeable about the sights in Newport. This most recent trip, the crew answered all our questions about sailing in general and entertained us with...More

Thank operasingers
CruiseNewport, Manager at Schooner Madeleine, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

You can't beat the beautiful sights Newport has to offer! There is always something new to learn about the historic mansions, yachts and surroundings. Jeremy is an amazing captain along with our crew members. You can always count on a good story or two! Thank...More

Reviewed 13 October 2016

Our big group (30+) cruised Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay on the Schooner Madeleine. The 3-man crew were pleasant and knowledgeable, and fun. They told us history and some entertaining stories, and provided bottled water and ice tea (cans). It was the first week in...More

Thank TxGal
CruiseNewport, Manager at Schooner Madeleine, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

October can be brisk but it can't keep us away from the water! We are so happy to hear that you had such a great experience aboard the Madeleine. There is so much history to be heard about Newport, and what better place to learn...More

Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Got away from the cruise ship crowds on this majestic boat. The skipper was knowledgeable and friendly, crew was too. The scenery in Newport harbor was great on a sunny Fall afternoon. Very reasonably priced.

Thank castorita
CruiseNewport, Manager at Schooner Madeleine, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

It doesn't get much better than a gorgeous fall sail! A tour on the Madeleine is a perfect activity, allowing you to sneak away from the crowds :) Thank you for sailing with us - we hope you are able to visit again soon!

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Kathy C
What date begins 2017 season?
11 April 2017|
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Response from CruiseNewport | Property representative |
Hi, We start sailing Madeleine on Saturday April 29th and sail through November 5th. Rum Runner II starts on Wednesday April 26th and goes through October 22. Good to call ahead to verify departure times and availability... More
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Rich W
What time would the Sunset Cruise depart in early October? Also... do you sell snacks or can your bring something about?
5 September 2016|
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Response from Robin B | Reviewed this property |
We went first trip in morning. But I still have brochure and for fall sunset Champagne sunset sail it says to call for times. 401-847-0298. Sunset sail you get champagne and beer. I am pretty sure you could take your own... More
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