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Schooner Madeleine

Bannister's Wharf, Newport, RI 02840
+1 401-847-0298
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Enjoy our sailing tours and sunset harbor cruises through Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay aboard our classic sailing yacht Madeleine. We offer sailing harbor tours and sunset sailing cruises aboard a 72-foot schooner sailing yacht Madeleine, which was specifically designed and built to carry passengers easily and safely sailing through the local waters of Newport. The sailing yacht Madeleine maintains 19th century sailboat style with a 21st century sailing yacht comfort and convenience.
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Bannister's Wharf, Newport, RI 02840
+1 401-847-0298

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful way to spend an afternoon. Sails were up almost immediately and everything got very quiet except for the wind. Went out to the end of the harbor (1.5 hours). Crew narrated the sights along the way and were eager to answer questions. Definitely a...More

Thank rick486
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Local friends suggested this boat over the other sailing charters. The 4:30 cruise was great with a good afternoon wind. Crew is very knowledgeable, boat is safe and well equipped. Well worth the investment

Thank Skip R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went yesterday July 30th and we had such a beautiful time. Sunset was amazing but truly it was the two young girl crew members that brought the show to high of elegance. Melissa and co worker were just incredible always making...More

Thank msnow73
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a pleasant cruise in the morning with a young crew member that was very knowledgeable about the area. The captain sort of made fun of him for it (snooze) but we liked the information about the area. We were given bottled water and...More

Thank airedaleluva
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The captain and crew were wonderful. This is an experienced and friendly crew. We chartered the schooner for our group and had an awesome time. The captain and crew were very attentive and provided interesting comments about the various landmarks, mansions and sights we were...More

Thank Gerhard D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We travelled form the other home of the America's Cup - Perth - to see where Australia 2 won the cup with the secret winged keel 34 years ago. After researching all the sunset cruises we chose this one and we weren't disappointed. The crew...More

Thank MegWesternAustralia
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The 90 minutes allotted to this cruise was just the right amount of time for land lubbers like us. The schooner Madeliene was in tip-top shape and the crew, though not officially tour guides, peppered us with interesting stories about Newport and some of its...More

Thank MickeyD2011
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This was the perfect cruise of Newport. The captain and crew were knowledgeable about the history of Newport and willingly answered questions. They talked directly to the passengers - no annoying , non-stop chatter on a loudspeaker disrupting the peacefulness of the tour. If you...More

Thank darlenel25
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Took the Sunset Sail and it was perfect ending to a small vacation to Newport. Complementary drinks provided on board, friendly and inviting staff, and a great way to spend time with friends. Would definitely go back and do it again. Went out on a...More

Thank tfetzer96
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Very accommodating and well-informed staff. A beautiful boat and a really nice tour of the fort and harbour. All in all, a wonderful afternoon with family and friends.

Thank Tom R
CruiseNewport, General Manager at Schooner Madeleine, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Its great to hear you had a wonderful afternoon sailing on Madeleine. Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay are one of the most scenic areas to sail in and the prevailing south-westerly wind makes for a great sailing experience.

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Kathy C
10 April 2017|
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Response from CruiseNewport | Property representative |
Hi, We start sailing Madeleine on Saturday April 29th and sail through November 5th. Rum Runner II starts on Wednesday April 26th and goes through October 22. Good to call ahead to verify departure times and availability... More
Rich W
5 September 2016|
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Response from Robin-mara | Reviewed this property |
We went first trip in morning. But I still have brochure and for fall sunset Champagne sunset sail it says to call for times. 401-847-0298. Sunset sail you get champagne and beer. I am pretty sure you could take your own... More