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Address: 270 Bellevue Ave # 255, Newport, RI 02840-3516
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Newport Rhode Island, finest sailing on the East Coast! Let us show you...

Newport Rhode Island, finest sailing on the East Coast! Let us show you Newport Harbor, with its classic and mega-yachts and picturesque surroundings before venturing onto Narragansett Bay, with its rocky shoreline, lighthouses, beautiful bridge and mansions. With a capacity of up to 6 persons, Lyra sails daily from Newport, Rhode Island, from mid-April through the end of November. We offer private two-hour, half-day and full-day sails as well as advanced sailing instruction.

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Newport without Lyra and Captain Green is like Christmas without presents!

Newport without Lyra and Captain Green is like Christmas without presents! Just the BEST Captain out there and an understated GORGEOUS safe boat. We have sailed with Captain Green... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 November 2016
knightsway
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Bucks County, Pennsylvania

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Bucks County, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Newport without Lyra and Captain Green is like Christmas without presents! Just the BEST Captain out there and an understated GORGEOUS safe boat. We have sailed with Captain Green 2 years in a row and still cannot get enough. Truly the most accommodating, accomplished, professional and knowledgeable Captain out there. The Boat – forget the “group” boat tours – you... More 

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Kingsville, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Being at the helm of this beautiful boat, under the tutelage of Captain Green, was the coolest thing I have ever done in my 72 years. I was accompanied by my daughters , my sister and my 93 years young Mother. If your plans include a visit to Newport next summer I highly recommend this sail with Green on the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Last weekend we did the sunset cruise. Captain Green was great, very engaged with the entire family. The Lyra is a Ketch (he taught us) with an interesting history. Definitely worth doing.

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Stratford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Captain Green made our outing perfect. He answered my questions via email, was on time and ready to go as planned. We took a four hour sail and it was wonderful. It was a stiff breeze out on the water and we had a brief period of seasickness, but the kids recovered promptly and enjoyed themselves immensely. He is patient... More 

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Charlotte, NC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

My friend and I booked a 6 hour sail while visiting Newport last week and it was the most fantastic experience ever! How is it possible for 6+ hours to fly by and feel more like 2 hours?? Capt. Green is so fun, welcoming, and knows all the interesting Newport history. Lyra is lovely and Capt. Green makes sailing her... More 

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g8brett, Owner at On Watch Sailing, responded to this review

What a great time we had, thank you for the amazing review! I've already told the story of your musical genius a dozen times (hilarious). More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

This six hour sail was everything we hoped for and more. The captain/owner is a very skilled sailor, but also extremely knowledgeable about everything we were seeing. He let us set the itinerary. We sailed out of Newport into the Rhode Island Sound and viewed the Newport mansions from the sea and then returned to sail up the Narragansett Bay.... More 

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g8brett, Owner at On Watch Sailing, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review, I enjoyed our sail. It's always a pleasure to see the Bellevue Mansions from the water. We covered some miles! More 

Kotzebue, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

Outstanding Sailing Experience. My wife and I are from Alaska and were in the Newport area visiting our son during parent's weekend at NAPS. Capt. Green met us at the dock. A short water taxi later, we were onboard his boat where he took time to ask our interest in sailing. Green told us about his own experience growing up... More 

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g8brett, Owner at On Watch Sailing, responded to this review

Happy to have you! Thank you for leaving a review. :) More 

Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed a couple of hours aboard a private sailboat with the captain who called this sailboat home for he and his family! He was well informed on local history and kept us engaged as we saw the cliff walk and historic homes from the water's view. Relaxing and yet adventurous, the time and experience were enjoyable! Novice sailors, we... More 

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What a perfect day we had off Brenton Point, thank you for sailing with us. More 

Danbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

Cruising on the totally beautiful, twin-masted Lyra with Cap. Green is an absolute, hands-down MUST-DO in Newport!! Trust me, forget the crowded "gang-boats". THIS cruise is worth every penny above the discount boats, and more! OK, picture having a beautiful, smooth-sailing cruiser All To Yourself! Seriously, imagine a private cruise with a master seaman who's cap't nearly every vessel in... More 

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g8brett, Owner at On Watch Sailing, responded to this review

My favorite review yet. Informative and fun, I think I'm ready to book myself after reading it! - Thank you, Green More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

We brought along some wine and snacks to have while sailing. We had THE BEST time sailing on the harbor at sunset. Capt. Green was an amazing host. We would do it again!!

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I'm glad you had a great time. - Green More 

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