Day Sail or Sunset Sail for Two on the Schooner Adirondack II (Up to 24% Off)

Newport

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In a Nutshell

The speedy, turn-of-the-century-style schooner ferries up to 57 guests around Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay during day or sunset sails

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Oct 13, 2014. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required at least 48 hours in advance; subject to availability. Subject to cancellation or rescheduling due to severe weather. Not valid for Friday Sunset Sail. Not valid Saturdays or major holidays. In the event of light rain, trip will proceed and rain jackets will be made available. Purchaser names will be provided to the vendor for ticketing purposes. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Choose Between Two Options

Day sails and sunset sails both last 1.5 hours. The schooner ferries guests around Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay, offering glimpses of Narragansett Bay mansions, a 19th-century military fort, and Hammersmith Farm—the former summer house of President Kennedy and the site where he and Jackie took their vows.

Sail Newport

The sight of an 80-foot pilot schooner sailing as it nimbly navigated the water of Newport Harbor was a much more common sight in the 19th century than today. Sail Newport celebrates the majestic spirit of this bygone era by welcoming passengers aboard the Adirondack II, a wooden-hulled, turn-of-the-century-style schooner that wouldn't look out of place 100 years ago—even though it was built in 1999.

The original pilot schooners were built for speed, and the creators of the Adirondack II honored this legacy while still implementing a number of modern touches—including rigging held in place with kevlar shrouds—to better create a swift, safe, and comfortable ship. On days with high winds or an above-average number of people sneezing, the Adirondack II can reach speeds of up to 10 knots as its sails catch the breeze.

For each voyage, as many as 57 passengers can explore the vessel's mahogany-trimmed teak decks as it sets out into the harbor. Cruises can provide guests with stunning views of sights such as Newport's waterside mansions, numerous lighthouses, and a 19th-century fort.


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97% of 107 customers recommend

  • “great trip, good seats all over the schooner, captain and crew pleasant and helpful, plenty of room on the schooner (not crowded), drinks reasonable priced will go...”

    “great trip, good seats all over the schooner, captain and crew pleasant and helpful, plenty of room on the schooner (not crowded), drinks reasonable priced will go again next year”

  • “Bring a sweater; it gets cool on the water.”

  • “Wonderful sail. Very relaxing, staff was very knowledgeable and friendly. Beautiful views.”

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    Newport

    30 Bowens Wharf

    Newport, RI 02840

    +14018470000

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