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Address: 12 Bowens Wharf, Marine Max entrance, upstairs and to the left., Newport, RI 02840-3005
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Set Sail aboard the America's Cup 12 Meter yachts of Newport, Rhode Island!...

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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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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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... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Philip T
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Bellevue, Nebraska
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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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 do if you are in Newport!

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Bellevue, Nebraska
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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 much more special from a "converted" sailboat.

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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 of the boat) & got (willingly) splashed by the waves & had the best time!!!... More 

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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.

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Reviewed 27 September 2016

First I was planning on booking this Yact for my husband and myself for our anniversary since we would be in Newport that day. I then decided this was too cool to not share with our children who are 9 years old and 12 years old. I booked for the 4 of us, and then my sister who would also... More 

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Reviewed 26 September 2016

It is very rare that you get to actually live out history. We all go to see museum exhibits but few actually get to experience them. 12 Meter Charters lets you live history in a most exemplary manner. You sail in a 12 meter yacht that competed in the America's Cup trials. If you desire you can actually crew the... More 

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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

The 12 meters are truly classic racing yachts and an important part of American yachting history. The sail around Narragansett Bay is a wonderful way to experience sailing history while enjoying the beauty of Newport and the surrounding area.

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