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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 good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“sunset cruise” (35 reviews)
“captain matt” (5 reviews)
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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

We had 1pm cruise early September (after Labor Day). Weather was superb, staff on sailboat were excellent and very knowledgeable. Bit of a windy day to the sailboat really was in full force to enjoy. Thanks to the great crew for a wonderful experience!!

Thank sprite19772017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We opted for the sunset cruise. We never really got one because it was so overcast but we what got instead was a whole lot of fun and plenty of champagne!!!! Our captain Mat was the driving force of the very good time. I can't...More

Thank Townie-TRIP
CruiseNewport, General Manager at Schooner Madeleine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for letting us know you had a great time on Madeleine's Sunset Sail! We cant always predict the weather but no matter what, we always try to give our guests a great experience. More often than not, the sunsets over Narragansett Bay are spectacular...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We sailed as a family on Tuesday. It was our 2nd time on Madeleine because we wanted to share this experience with our son (we loved it last time as well). The crew was very friendly, knowledgeable and attentive. JBoats were the extra treat this...More

Thank Ann J
CruiseNewport, General Manager at Schooner Madeleine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Its always nice to hear from returning guests and glad you brought your son on board with you. Our crew love what they do and are full of information on the area as well as great sailors who like to give our guests a great...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time with Captain Matt and mate Charley pointing out all the sights. Kudos for the extra treat of seeing the J -boats up close in a little addendum to our 430 cruise. They really went above and beyond our expectations. Thanks...More

Thank BKR1
CruiseNewport, General Manager at Schooner Madeleine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

You picked a great time to go sailing - The J-class World Championship went on between August 20 and 27th and what a great sight to see! These magnificent sailing vessels are absolutely a thrill to see under full sail. We loved being able to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely boat and a very nice crew but all we did was sail out into the Bay and hang out there and then sail back. I thought we would be able to see more of the houses on the water. Unfortunately, they can't get around...More

Thank BHTravelbug
CruiseNewport, General Manager at Schooner Madeleine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

HI and Im glad you enjoyed Madeleine and her crew. But I'm sorry that you were not able to see more of the estate. All the passenger carrying boats in Newport sail the same area of Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay. While we go by...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of my favorite things to do when I am in Newport is to take the sunset cruise on the Schooner Madeleine. My family does this at least once a year and we have never had a bad experience. The crew is fantastic and they...More

Thank Keith W
CruiseNewport, General Manager at Schooner Madeleine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for coming back to sail on Madeleine whenever your in Newport - we LOVE that! The Sunset Sail on Madeleine is the most popular cruise that we offer. Our crew are really fun and entertaining. They point out highlights and during the Sunset Sail,...More

Reviewed 8 August 2017

Wonderful way to spend an afternoon. Sails were up almost immediately and everything got very quiet except for the wind. Went out to the end of the harbor (1.5 hours). Crew narrated the sights along the way and were eager to answer questions. Definitely a...More

Thank rick486
CruiseNewport, General Manager at Schooner Madeleine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks rick486! We too think its a great way to spend an afternoon. :) Once we back out of Bannister's Wharf, we find a place out of traffic, hoist the sails, shut the engine down and off we go by the wind. Its such a...More

Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Local friends suggested this boat over the other sailing charters. The 4:30 cruise was great with a good afternoon wind. Crew is very knowledgeable, boat is safe and well equipped. Well worth the investmentMore

Thank Skip R
CruiseNewport, General Manager at Schooner Madeleine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're glad you came out on Madeleine! The 4:30 sail (one of 5 sailing times) is a great time to go and more often than not, that's one of our lighter trips (passengers on board) during the week which makes for extra elbowroom. We are...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went yesterday July 30th and we had such a beautiful time. Sunset was amazing but truly it was the two young girl crew members that brought the show to high of elegance. Melissa and co worker were just incredible always making...More

Thank msnow73
CruiseNewport, General Manager at Schooner Madeleine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

The Sunset Sail is so very popular - our most popular sail that we offer. This trip comes with champagne and beer, bottled water and ice tea served on board. Sipping champagne while watching the sunset over Narragansett Bay is spectacular. Just when you thought...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017

We had a pleasant cruise in the morning with a young crew member that was very knowledgeable about the area. The captain sort of made fun of him for it (snooze) but we liked the information about the area. We were given bottled water and...More

Thank airedaleluva
CruiseNewport, General Manager at Schooner Madeleine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Our young Mr. Thibaut (pronounced 'tea-bow')is probably the crew your talking about. While he is a seasoned sailor for his young age, this is his first season on board Madeleine (with hopefully many more to come). Thibaut spent last season running as Mate on board...More

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Kathy C
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
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Response from Robin-mara | 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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