America’s Cup Sailing Experience Shore Excursion Detail
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Port: Newport, Rhode Island
Approx. Duration: 2 hours
Adult Pricing: $119*
Child Pricing: $99*
*Prices vary by sail date.
What better place to experience the thrill of America's Cup sailing than here in Newport. A short walk from the tender pier brings you to the dock of America's Cup winners and contenders from the 1950s through the 1970s. You are invited to participate in sailing, or if you prefer, you may simply sit back and relax, enjoying picturesque Narragansett Bay. There is no better way to experience historic Newport Harbor and beautiful Narragansett Bay than by sailing aboard an America’s Cup 12-meter yacht!
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America’s Cup Sailing Experience

What better place to experience the thrill of America's Cup sailing than here in Newport. Not only is Newport considered the sailing capital of the world, it was also host to the America's Cup for more than 50 years, from 1930 to the famed match of 1983, when Australia won the Cup which had been in the hands of the United States since the regatta's first match in 1851. A short walk from the tender pier brings you to the dock of America's Cup winners and contenders from the 1950s through the 1970s. Stepping aboard your private vessel, join the helpful crew who stand ready to show you the workings of these America’s Cup 12-meter yachts. You are invited to participate in sailing, or if you prefer, you may simply sit back and relax, enjoying picturesque Narragansett Bay. There is no better way to experience historic Newport Harbor and beautiful Narragansett Bay than by sailing aboard an America’s Cup 12-meter yacht! You’ll see many of Newport’s famous sights such as: lighthouses, the beautiful Newport bridge, and lavish estates, such as Hammersmith Farm (Jacqueline Kennedy's family home and the Summer White House for JFK). After experiencing the beauty of America’s Cup sailing and Newport Harbor, you’ll return to the dock, located in the heart of downtown Newport. Note: Although prior sailing experience is not required, participants should be in good physical condition and be able to embark and disembark the vessel. Rubber soled deck shoes or sneakers are required. It is recommended that guests wear layered clothing and bring sunscreen and jacket or sweater. Complimentary water, juice and soft drinks are available on board.
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Port: Newport, Rhode Island
Approx. Duration: 2 hours
Adult Pricing: $119*
Child Pricing: $99*
*Prices vary by sail date.

  1. Tours with this activity level involve walking over relatively level terrain, possibly some cobblestone, gravel, or a few steps. Comfortable shoes are recommended.
  2. Tours with this activity level involve a considerable amount of physical activity such as substantial walking over cobblestone streets, uneven or steep terrain, climbing stairs, or extended periods of standing. Not recommended for guests with physical limitations. Comfortable, sturdy shoes are recommended.
  3. Tours with this activity level involve physical exertion for extended periods of time; can involve uneven or steep terrain or swimming in a light current. Recommended only for physically fit and adventurous travelers.