The insider’s guide to Newport, RI
The insider’s guide to Newport, RI


Newport Rhode Island is a great location to start and end a sailboat charter. With Block Island to the south and the Elizabethan Islands, Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket and Cape Cod to the north, the cruising possibilities are endless.

There are a number of boat charter companies in Newport. Some companies operate from marinas while others have their boats moored in Newport harbor.

There are experienced captains with extensive experience locally and beyond should you care to embark on a crewed charter.

If you wish to stay local you can charter smaller boats, including powerboats for as little as a few hours. These are perfect for special occasions, family gatherings and fishing expeditions.