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The best way to experience Newport

Huge fun in 18 knots of wind with our family of four. Both children had a turn on the tiller. Mike... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
RichardNicPippaTom
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Private sail

Made a reservation for our 19yr old son for a private sail. He has sailed before, but does not get... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Susan T
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22 Aug 2017
“The best way to experience Newport”
19 Aug 2017
“Private sail”
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Newport Sailing School and Tours, Inc. Goat Island Marina, Dock A5 is(ASA certified)located in the heart of Newport Harbor close to the entrance of the one of the best locations, the Hyatt Hotel. We welcome you to join us for a morning, noon or...more
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Goat Island/Hyatt Hotel, Dock A5, Newport, RI 02840
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Huge fun in 18 knots of wind with our family of four. Both children had a turn on the tiller. Mike was an excellent guide, an amazing sailor, and a constant source of fascinating information on the yachts on the water and Newport as a...More

1  Thank RichardNicPippaTom
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Made a reservation for our 19yr old son for a private sail. He has sailed before, but does not get many opportunities to get out. He did not want to do a formal lesson or group harbor tour and this was the perfect answer. He...More

1  Thank Susan T
Reviewed 17 July 2017

My wife and I had an awesome experience taking the introductory sailing class. Sailing has been on our bucket list for a long time, and after this class we definitely want to learn more and spend more time on the water. Very knowledgeable and patient...More

1  Thank michaelrdau
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We just took a sunset sail today and it was not only the highlight of our trip, but definitely rates way up there as a very cool bucket list experience. We're only in Newport for a few days and we wanted to experience something truly...More

Thank seaislegirl7
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This afternoon sail trip had a sign up sheet at the Hyatt. We arrived on a beautiful Sunday afternoon and since our room was not ready we went with Captain Mike on a 75 minute sail trip in the harbor and the bay. The conditions...More

Thank DRELS
Reviewed 11 July 2016

I just completed the 3 day basic sailing course over a long weekend, beginning on Friday, and ending on Sunday. The course exceeded my expectations... I felt like I learned a lot, and enjoyed every moment of it... My instructor was Mike, who is a...More

Thank David K
Reviewed 28 August 2015

We went on a 4pm sail with Mike, best decision we made that day! Mike is a great guy, very knowledgeable and nice. We were able to sail around the harbor area and Mike pointed out the sights and shared interesting facts about Newport. Call...More

Thank Mommacat41
Reviewed 27 August 2015

We went and in the end had a private tour for the price of a group tour. The captain was very nice and we had a fabulous time. Bring a camera because you will want to take pictures!

Thank rach4025
Reviewed 9 March 2015

Very interesting place to walk through and around the various projects going on, especially the restoration projects. Amazing craftsmanship!

Thank CobraCop1
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Yesterday my husband and I decided at the last minute to extend lunch in Newport to overnight in Newport. Being in Newport, we then decided if we could find a sailboat tour we would take it. My husband looked online and found Newport Sailing School...More

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