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Jun 29 2017

Uniquely Newport 4th of July!

Enjoy a uniquely Newport celebration this July 4th! Home of the Sons of Liberty, Rhode Island was the first state to declare its independence from Great Britain in a nearly unanimous vote. Stuck in the thick of coastal battles, Rhode Islanders wrote their own letters of discharge to the king and his soldiers while waiting 2 months for the other colonies to catch up in the decision to sign the declaration of Independence. On July 4th 1776, Stephan Hopkins would sign the official Declaration of Independence with a shaky hand saying “My hand trembles, but my heart does not.” With Read More

Jun 08 2017

Happy Worlds Ocean Day from the City-by-the-Sea!

Today is World Ocean Day and it's a great day to stop and think about how awesome the ocean is!  So sailing friends lets protect Newport's beautiful coastline.  Don't forget -  without the ocean we wouldn't be sailing!

Sailing in Newport RI
May 23 2017

Sailing in Newport – Memorial Day Weekend Schedule

Memorial Day Weekend Cruises Kick off the summer season in Newport, Rhode Island with a sail! Our 12 Meter yachts will be sailing all weekend. Come join us! [caption id="attachment_2312" align="aligncenter" width="655"] Photo by Duncan Todd.[/caption] 2 HR DAILY SAILS ABOARD AMERICA'S CUP 12 Meter Yachts – $79/person ($50/child) Saturday, May 27 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm Saturday, May 27 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm Sunday, May 28 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm Monday, May 29 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm For tickets call 401-851-1216 or book online. Coming to Newport with a group?  Private charters also available!  Contact 12 Meter Charters for more information.  We love Read More

Sailing in Newport, RI!
Apr 24 2017

12 Meter Sailing Season is Coming!

Let's Go Sailing! Sails starts for the season on May 10 and  12 Meter Charters is gearing up for another fabulous year of sailing in Newport, Rhode Island.  Don't miss the boat! Book your preferred day on the water today. Plan a customized private charter or join one of our Daily Sails. We offer the best of Newport in on-the-water events and we look forward to welcoming you aboard! EXHILARATION • RELAXATION • UNIQUELY NEWPORTTM

Sailing in Newport, RI
Sep 23 2016

Sailing into Fall!

Photo by Marial Maher/Libby Kirwin Real Estate Summer in Newport, Rhode Island has ended so all the on-the-water fun must end too, right?  WRONG!  The sun is shining, the water is warm and the breeze is blowing.  It is the perfect time to come sailing in Newport!   12 Meter Charters has customized charters, team-building and daily sailsavailable through the end of October.  Back by popular demand, we have added a 3-Hour Racing Experience. On October 15, join us for a little friendly racing competition between Columbia and Heritage.  Lastly, don't forget about ourUniquely Newport Packages that combine 12 Meter sailing with other Read More

Photo by Marial Maher/Libby Kirwin Real Estate
Sep 19 2016

Sailing Legend, Charley Morgan, Sails Aboard Heritage to help Hospice Community

[caption id="attachment_4847" align="alignnone" width="543"] Charley and Maurine Morgan Sailing Aboard Heritage[/caption] “Leveraging our success for a good cause is one of the most noble things that the sailing community can do.” --Charley Morgan On September 17, 12 Meter Charters proudly welcomed aboard sailing and boat manufacturing legend, Charley Morgan. To benefit the hospice community, Morgan, the last of the wooden era America’s Cup skippers still behind the wheel, lead the Twelve Meter Yacht Heritage for an afternoon of sailing and discussion this past Saturday in Newport. Now 86, after a career that included projects ranging from a 12 Meter Yacht to Read More

Aug 13 2016

The Rhode Show Sails with 12 Meter Charters!

Last Thursday, 12 Meter Charters sailed on to the Rhode Show.  Host Will Gilbert joined us for a sail aboard our 12 Meter yacht, Heritage, earlier this summer. Check out the segment that aired on the Rhode Show on Thursday evening.  Also, check out some behind the scenes photos Captain Duncan took during their sail.  Thank you again to the Rhode Show for sailing with 12 Meter Charters - we had a blast!            

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Jul 28 2016

America’s Cup Winning J Boat Sailing in Newport

Everyday on Narragansett Bay is different and yesterday our guests got the treat of seeing the 1937 America's Cup winner, J class yacht Ranger, sailing in Newport!  Ranger will be competing in the Candy Store Cup this weekend in Newport.   Check out these fabulous photos Captain Duncan took of our 12's sailing alongside Ranger.           Throughout the weekend we are offering 12 Meter Sailing Cruises.  Participate in the sailing or just sit back and enjoy the sights!  Call for tickets or book online.  We look forward to welcoming you aboard! Weekend Sailing Schedule Friday, July 29 - 3:00pm Read More

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Jun 26 2016

Sailing in Newport, RI – 4th of July Weekend Schedule

 Get your red, white and blue on - it's time to celebrate with sailing in Newport!Photo by George Bekris. Throughout the 4th of July weekend we are offering 12 Meter Sailing Cruises.  Participate in the sailing or just sit back and enjoy the sights!  Call for tickets or book online.  We look forward to welcoming you aboard! 4th of July Weekend Sailing Schedule Friday, July 1 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm Saturday, July 2 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm Saturday, July 2 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm Saturday, July 2 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm Sunday, July 3 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm Sunday, July 3 - Read More

Sailing in Newport, RI by George Bekris
Jun 18 2016

Newport to Bermuda Race 2016

Yesderday, Friday, June 17, another one of Newport's spectacular sailing events took place place.  Over 100 boats started in the 50th Newport to Bermuda Race.  The 12 Meter Charters' team was aboard Heritage to catch all the action!  Here are some shots of the Spirit of Bermuda and the Schooner America.  What a great day to be sailing in Newport!

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