Rhode Island is one of the original 13 states and is one of the six New England states. It is the smallest state in the union—only about 48 miles long and 37 miles wide—but is, however, one of the most densely populated states. The state’s extensive coastline, more than 400 miles, makes this a perfect destination for your yacht charter.
Rhode Island: Places to see
- Visit the grand summer cottage of the Vanderbilt family at The Breakers. Afterward, stroll the scenic 3.5-mile walkway that borders the back lawn of The Breakers and many other Newport mansions.
- Spend a day on Block Island.
Rhode Island: Things to do
- Visit the four-acre Water Park Place and watch a street artist sketching the city, enjoy a lovely stroll by the river past Venice inspired bridges, or see some wonderful public art.
- See more than 150 animals from around the world in natural settings at the Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence.
Most of Rhode Island has a humid continental climate, with warm summers and cold winters. The southern coastal portions of the state are the broad transition zone into subtropical climates, with hot summers and cool winters with a mix of rain and snow. Monthly average temperatures range from a high of 83 °F to a low of 20 °F. Rhode Island is vulnerable to tropical storms and hurricanes.
Goat Island Marina is a deep water marina featuring 175 slips for yachts 15ft. to 250ft. in length. Amenities include 24-hour security, bathrooms and showers, cable TV, Wi-Fi, restaurant, electric hook-ups: 30, 50, 100 amp (single and three-phase), 480volt, ice, laundry,pump-out facilities, fuel dock providing gas and diesel.
Prime Marina East Greenwich is a well-protected deepwater basin, overlooking Greenwich Cove and Long Point to the east. The marina features 186 wet slips accommodating boat lengths up to 300’ plus 100 moorings. Amenities include bathrooms and showers, ships store, and 24-hour security.