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12 Meter Charters’ Sail Meeting Location:



12 Meter Charters meets for our sails 30 minutes prior to sail departure at 1 Sayer’s Wharf. A 12 Meter Charters representative will meet you at the front door of the Mooring Restaurant (no affiliation with 12 Meter Charters). The restaurant has a large, public parking lot in front of it and is located on America’s Cup Avenue between Bannister’s Wharf and the Newport Yachting Center. There are many boats, docks, and wharfs in Newport; please call if you have any questions about our specific meeting spot.

Parking Suggestions: 12 Meter Charters is located within walking distance of easily accessible public parking.

  • Parking is located on Sayer’s Wharf/Mooring Restaurant, directly off America’s Cup Avenue in historic downtown Newport. This parking lot charges a fee.
  • Parking is also available at the Visitor’s Center, 23 America’s Cup Ave (about 3 blocks away).
  • Please note: 12 Meter Charters does not have onsite parking and cannot validate parking.

Don’t miss the boat – please allow ample time for Newport traffic and parking!


OF SPECIAL NOTE IN 2017:  Allow extra travel time for Newport Bridge repairs in 2017.  From May 30-June 29 and September 19-December 22 there will lane closures on the Newport Bridge that are expected to cause traffic delays.   For more information visit – http://www.ritba.org/newport-pell-bridge-deck-repair-project.


If you have trouble finding 12 Meter Charters please call us at (401)-851-1216. The 12 Meter Charters’ staff will help you find your way.


12 Meter Charters Office
12 Bowen’s Wharf
3rd Floor, entrance at Marine Max
Newport, RI 02840


Directions to the 12 Meter Charters’ Office:

The 12 Meter Charters’ office is located at 12 Bowen’s Wharf, in the heart of downtown Newport. The entrance to our office is located off America’s Cup Avenue on Bowen’s Wharf. As you walk towards the waterfront on Bowen’s Wharf, we are on the right side upstairs from Marine Max. The office entrance is under a blue awning that says Marine Max (just before the Newport Scrimshaw Shop and anchor in the middle of the square). The 12 Meter Charters’ office is up the stairs and to the left on the third floor of this building. We invite you to stop by and visit; have a chat with our staff about our America’s Cup 12 Meter Charters, view our crew gear, or even tour our yachts! Please see parking directions above.


Along with sweeping views of Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay, our location on Bowen’s Wharf and Bannister’s Wharf offers convenient access to Newport’s finest restaurants, shops, and sites. Enjoy a pre or post sailing meal at one of Newport’s famous eateries including Fluke Wine Bar and Kitchen, The Mooring, 22 Bowen’s, the Black Pearl, and the Clarke Cooke House. Shop for gifts and souvenirs at one of Newport’s classy boutiques. Stroll across America’s Cup Avenue and enjoy Newport’s famous Thames Street where you’ll find the best summer nightlife in New England! Snap away to remember your Newport visit in photos – our location has the best views in Newport including Thames Street, Trinity Church, Newport Harbor and, last but not least… our America’s Cup racing beauties. 12 Meter Charters is surrounded by the best sites, shops, and restaurants that Newport is famous for – there is something for everyone!

12 Meter Charters’ office and yachts are easily accessible. If you are in the Newport area we invite you to stop by our office and, in season, you are welcome to tour our America’s Cup twelve meter yachts.



12 Meter Charters Sail Tickets and Crew Gear Kiosk
Bowen’s Wharf (next to the entrance of the 22 Bowen’s Restaurant)
Newport, Rhode Island


12 Meter Charters Sailing Ticket Kiosk, Newport, RI

12 Meter Charters has our sailing tickets and Crew Gear clothing available for sale at our Kiosk on Bowen’s Wharf, in the heart of downtown Newport. Stop by to purchase 2-hour 12 Meter Sailing Tickets, purchase 12 Meter Crew Gear or get more information about sailing in Newport! Our friendly shore side staff if ready to assist.

Our Kiosk is located next to the water near the entrance of the 22 Bowen’s Restaurant and is open seasonally.

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