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Address: Bannister's Wharf, Newport, RI 02840
Phone Number: +1 401-847-0298
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Classic Cruises operates the 58' classic motor yacht Rum Runner II and the...

Classic Cruises operates the 58' classic motor yacht Rum Runner II and the 72' sailing vessel Madeleine. Rum Runner II offers guests an exhilarating passage through Narragansett Bay taking guests back to the era of prohibition. Experiance the breeze as it fills the sails on Madeleine, a traditional schooner, as she glides past Newport's historic scenery.

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Sunset cruise

We had an amazing time last night aboard the Madeline. Melissa and Charlie assured that we enjoyed our time aboard. It was the last night of our trip and it was a perfect ending... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
connieandjohnh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing time last night aboard the Madeline. Melissa and Charlie assured that we enjoyed our time aboard. It was the last night of our trip and it was a perfect ending. Very relaxing way to watch the sunset. Thank you!!!!

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Newport, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

What a wonderful ride around the harbor! I highly recommend this cruise and ship and awesome crew and staff! I fell in love with sailing. What a great time! Great people working here. It was perfect weather and so beautiful outside- 9/15/2016 Thank you Classic Cruises! Jill

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

My fiancé and I decided to take a last minute vacation to Rhode Island to celebrate my birthday. We decided that a sunset cruise would be a great way to end the birthday celebrations. The staff was great and we never had an empty drink. They were willing to go the extra mile and take amazing pictures for us. The... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Had a very nice time aboard the Madeleine Sunset Cruise. Crew and staff very friendly and helpful. It was a very nice sail and beautiful sunset. Thanks to the crew: Jeremy, Charlie and Melissa (a.k.a. "stealth") had a great time! Definitely a must do while in Newport.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Unlike many things in Newport, which seem so expensive, this was excellent value for money. Took the sunset cruise on the schooner, a beautiful traditional boat. The two young people driving the boat were very friendly and professional. One of their more mundane yet vital duties was to serve the 49 of us on the boat ice-cold champagne and beer... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

We sailed on the Rum Runner on Monday. It was one of the highlights of our trip. The crew was awesome and we learning quite a bit about the area. A warning for you if you take this trip. You do get wet, and the crew actually tries to get you wet. If you don't like that, don't take the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

This was the best cruise ever. First time on the Madeleine and I loved it. I highly recommend this wonderful classic cruise

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I CANNOT say enough good things about this experience. The booking service was fantastic (they allowed me to buy tickets a month in advance and they refunded me a ticket we didn't end up using) as was the expertise of the captain and the friendliness of the crew. The FREE Narragansett beers and champagne were flowing, but the views speak... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Great sail! Crew was attentive, knowledgeable, and funny while providing the history and the folk lore of the landmarks and lighthouses and also the yachts currently in the harbor. Made for a wonderful afternoon!

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Seattle,
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

My teenage daughter and I had 36 hours in Newport and spontaneously decided to jump on the 12:30pm 1.5 hour cruise on CC's sailboat, the Madeline. The trip was very reasonably priced and everyone from the ticket seller to the crew (Chris, Dan, and Kari) was super friendly. We had a gorgeous day with great wind and the experience was... More 

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