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12 Meter Charters

12 Bowens Wharf, Marine Max entrance, upstairs and to the left., Newport, RI 02840-3005
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US$98.00*
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2 Hour Newport Harbor Sail Aboard Former America's Cup Yacht
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US$169.00*
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America's Cup Yacht Racing Experience in Newport
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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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12 Bowens Wharf, Marine Max entrance, upstairs and to the left., Newport, RI 02840-3005
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Capt. Kevin and his crew provided a very exciting and informative trip! Sailing on the America Cup Yacht Columbia was an Awesome Experience. Definitely put it on your

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our party of four thoroughly enjoyed our time aboard Columbia! We enjoyed a fantastic two-hour tour sailing within Newport Harbor thanks to Kevin and his crew!

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife is the sailor in the family. So when I was doing some research on things to do in Newport while we were there, I found 12 Meter tours. I booked the ride in advance for my wife’s mother day gift. Just let me...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Delightful experience. Captain was a wealth of knowledge about the area as well as the America’s Cup.

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

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Reviewed 24 October 2017

A fast, thrilling sail on a classic 12M racing yacht. The 1958 winner of the Americas Cup--this is the real thing. Skipper Kevin is a real pro, one of the very best.

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Don’t miss this opportunity to sail on a classic 12-Meter America’s Cup classic!! We were fortunate to have a spectacular October day and a perfect breeze. The captain was very personable and shared stories and Newport historic with us.

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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

excellent skipper (Duncan) and crew (Matt and Nora), knowledgeable and fun. we were on heritage, a 1970 wooden hull 12m raceboat; went out to the atlantic and back via jamestown and the bridge. good combo of sailing and local info. highly recommended.

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missbethkerr
15 June 2018|
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Response from 12meter | Property representative |
Hi there, Thank you for your interest in 12 Meter Charters! We offer private day charters and public sails in Newport. We do not offer overnight cruises. Contact me with any questions. I am always happy to... More
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23 February 2018|
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