Aquidneck is an accurate reproduction of a late 19th century coasting schooner that was designed and built specifically to carry guests in safety and comfort.
Sit back and relax as you take in the elegant varnished trim, traditional gaff rigging, coiled lines and 4 billowing sails of your 80 foot, turn-of-the century style schooner.
Wide, open decks provide plenty of space for moving about while chair-height cabin tops, and teak benches provide comfortable seating, space to relax and lounge.
Sail through historic Newport Harbor and into picturesque Narragansett Bay. See Fort Adams, the largest coastal fort in the U.S., Goat Island, a WWII outpost, Hammersmith Farm, the former summer Whitehouse of JFK, Clingstone, an iconic house on an island, America’s Cup yachts, megayachts, lighthouses and more.
Light, informative commentary provided by friendly, knowledgeable, USCG licensed captain and crew.
Help hoist sails, take a turn at the wheel or sit back and relax. A great sail for both young and old.
Steady, stable and smooth sailing in protected waters; queasiness is never an issue.
Start your day with a Morning Mimosa Sail (complimentary Mimosas included in ticket price) or join us for a mid-day, afternoon, or Champagne Sunset Sail (complimentary champagne, beer, soda and water included in ticket price) 7 days a week.
Sails are approximately 1 3/4 hour.
Tickets for Public Sails are posted online and available for purchase up to 21 days in advance of sailing date. To view dates more than 21 days away, see Schedules & Rates on website. Advanced group sales call 401 862 4718.
See our FAQ section for answers to many frequently asked questions.