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12 Meter Charters

12 Bowens Wharf, Marine Max entrance, upstairs and to the left., Newport, RI 02840-3005
+1 401-851-1216
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US$ 79.00*
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2 Hour Newport Harbor Sail Aboard Former America's Cup Yacht
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US$ 139.00*
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America's Cup Yacht Racing Experience in Newport
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Set Sail aboard the America's Cup 12 Meter yachts of Newport, Rhode Island! 12 Meter Charters offers customized group charters and daily sailing cruises aboard our 65 foot America's Cup 12 Meter contenders. Participate in the sailing or just sit back and enjoy the sights! Our professional team has over 100 years of combined sailing experience - let them share their passion for 12 Meter sailing with you! EXHILARATION • RELAXATION • UNIQUELY NEWPORT
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12 Bowens Wharf, Marine Max entrance, upstairs and to the left., Newport, RI 02840-3005
+1 401-851-1216
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a bucket list item for me. I have sailed for years and have always wanted to experience a 12 meter. We were fortunate to have great weather but the captain and crew really made the experience special. They were very friendly and informative....More

1  Thank jkraby
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Combine a sailing with a tour of Newport bay into one. The Columbia was the first 12 meter America's cup winner in 1958 and remains a very classy boat. learned about the history of the building around the bay and enjoyed sailing on a very...More

1  Thank buzzrose
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The crew and the view are unbeatable! We were lucky enough to have a private sail tour of some historic Newport scenes, with the thrill of being on a large sailboat cutting through the water. A few wore dresses-not recommended based on your movement around...More

1  Thank CarolMcCrum
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From Meredith in the office to our skipper and mate, Kevin and Whitney, and the crew....our day on Columbia was perfect. These folks are real pros, and Columbia is a magnificent boat. Highly recommended. Philip Taft

1  Thank Philip T
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Beautiful and fun experience. History along the way. Refreshments. Crew so fun. So glad I went! Wonderful images of Newport endure in my mind.

1  Thank Hao W
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I can die happy now that I have ridden on a 12 Meter boat. What a thrill to cut through the water, hanging onto anything. Most thrilling ride I can remember. And, we got to see many high points along the shoreline.

2  Thank Terp66
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We sailed on The Heritage with a wonderful captain and crew. It was a wonderful adventure. The captain entertained us with stories of the area and explained to us what we were seeing as well as the history of The Heritage. It was awesome....a must...More

1  Thank Buckeye017
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Wonderful experience sailing on Columbia. Crew was very professional and talked to us extensively about America's Cup racing was all about. Boat was beautiful. Very little had been done to her for the passengers. It is basically, climb aboard and hang on which made it...More

1  Thank Terp66
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I have gone on sail tours in Newport before, but nothing compares to 12 Meter Charters! The crew is fun & informative, and you have the option to join in on raising/lowering the sails! We sat up in the "adventure zone" (front...More

1  Thank Ashley F
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We were lucky enough to get on the 1958 Winning Sail Boat "Columbia"! Captain Kevin and two crew mates Paige and Nate were friendly, funny and just a great team. We toured the bay and did some "real" sailing --- just a top notch experience.

Thank denisf965
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