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Newport yacht charter

Newport Yacht Charter | History and Beauty

Experience the rich culture of New England on your Newport Yacht Charter. Take a private yacht vacation and cruise the waters around Rhode Island. Visit Nantucket, Block Island, and Hyannis, MA.

You can visit some of the well-known historic mansions in Newport. Newport is famous for The America’s Cup yacht race, the Cliff Walk, colonial architecture, and vibrant music festivals.

Newport yacht charter
Block Island


The summers are warm; the winters are freezing and windy. The temperature typically varies from 24°F to 79°F and is rarely below 11°F or above 86°F.

Places to See in Newport

  • Visit the Herreshoff Marine Museum. The Museum has cataloged and displayed hundreds of artifacts and memorabilia significant to the Herreshoff legacy.
  • Newport is rich in yachting history. Newport Harbor was the home of the American’s Cup from 1930 to 1983. To learn about the town’s yachting history, visit the Newport Museum of Yachting.
  • Newport Mansions
  • Rough Point Museum Tour
  • Audrain Car Museum
  • Tennis Hall of Fame
  • Fort Adams State Park
  • Newport Vineyards
  • Cliff Walk
  • Newport Museum of Yachting / IYRS School of Technology & Trades
  • Gurney’s Resort (Marina and Restaurant) Newport
  • Museum of Newport History
  • Touro Synagogue – the oldest Synagogue in the United States

Things to Do on Your Newport Yacht Charter

  • See Newport from a different perspective on a Cliff Walk. You’ll see the shoreline’s natural beauty and mansions from the Gilded Age. Enjoy lunch or dinner with a captivating view of First Beach at the Chanler.
  • Relax with a hydrotherapy treatment at Bodhi Spa. In addition to hydrotherapy, Bodhi Spa offers massages, facials, body treatments, and more.
  • Raise a glass at Newport Vineyards.
  • Step back to a gilded-age mansion such as The Breakers, The Elms, Marble House, and Rosecliff.
  • Spend the day exploring Bowen’s Wharf, a lively waterfront area.
  • Enjoy a private boat tour in Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay.
  • Pick Strawberries and Sunflowers, and shop for fresh local groceries at Sweet Berry Farm.
  • Fly Kites, take in the views, and picnic at Brenton State Park.
  • Luxury Picnics
  • Rent Mopeds/Scooters and cruise around the famous Ocean Drive
  • Lunch or dinner at Safari Room
  • Dine. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner at Castle Hill Inn (drinks on The Lawn are highly recommended)
  • Go to the beach.
  • Newport Jazz Festival 2024
  • Newport Folk Festival 2024


  • Newport Marina – Lee’s Wharf offers floating docks with composite decking and can accommodate vessels up to 140 feet. Amenities include a swimming pool, showers/laundry, wireless internet/cable TV, and an outdoor lounge.
  • Newport Yachting Center has 180-foot floating finger piers, fuel, and on-site boat repair service. In addition, there’s 24-hour security, accommodations for mega yachts, concierge service, and a pump-out facility.
  • Safe Harbor Newport Shipyard Have lunch at Belle’s. You can begin or end your Newport yacht charter at the NPT Shipyard.
  • Goat Island Marina
  • Newport Yachting Center
  • 41 North. Have lunch, dinner, or drinks at The Grill, Christie’s, or the Oval Bar & Lounge.
  • Brown & Howard Wharf Marina

What types of yachts can you charter in Newport, RI?

Apart from Newport, RI, being the historical sailing hub in the United States, the following crewed yacht types are available for charter:

  • Motor Yachts from 70ft to 164ft +
  • A few sailing catamarans
  • Monohulls sailboat charters are from 60ft to 100ft +.

We look forward to helping you rent a yacht in Newport.