Luxury Yacht Charter Newport

Yacht Charter in Newport

Newport is a wonderful base on Rhodes Island from which to explore the yacht charter cruising ground of New England, on the north east coast of the United States. Newport itself is an elegant city renowned for its large number of lavish mansions which were built by some of America’s leading families in the late 19th century. The area has a rich history of sailing and there are some wonderful anchorages along its beautiful coastline.

Marinas in Newport

There are a number of excellent marinas for yacht charter in Newport, including:

Forty 1 Degree North
Tel: +1 401 846 8018

Bannister’s Wharf
Tel: +1 401 846 4500

The Marina at Brown & Howard Wharf
Tel: +1 401 846 5100

Casey’s Marina
Tel: +1 401 640 4458

Goat Island Marina
Tel: +1 401 841 8868

Newport Harbor Hotel & Marina
Tel: +1 401 848 3310

Newport Marina
Tel: +1 401 849 2293

Newport Yachting Center
Tel: +1 401 846 1600

West Wind Marina
Tel: +1 401 849 4300

Weather in Newport

The weather in Newport is similar to that up and down the north-east coast: warm summers with temperatures up to 30C and cold winters, with temperatures frequently falling to below freezing in January and February. The ideal time to come on yacht charter is in the summer months where there is warm sunshine and little rain.

Top Five Things to do in Newport:

  1. Stroll along the Famous Cliff Walk, a 3.5 mile walkway offering some of the most beautiful views in New England.
  2. Visit the The Breakers, the grandiose mansion built between 1893 and 1895 by the Vanderbilt family. Now owned by The Preservation Society of Newport County, is open to the public.
  3. Hang out with the Newport gentry at Bailey’s Beach, one of the most exclusive beaches on the East Coast.
  4. Play a round of golf at the Newport Beach Country Club, one of the oldest and most beautiful courses in the state.
  5. Visit the Museum of Yachting to see how much the sport has developed over the years.

Top 5 Restaurants in Newport:

  1. For a quintessential Newport experience head to Clarke Cooke House, in central Newport.
  2. 22 Bowen’s Wine Bar and Grille has a wine list – and menu - to die for.
  3. For a truly memorable meal try the Castle Hill Inn and Resort, just off Newport’s Ocean Drive.
  4. The Spiced Pear, in the Chanler Hotel, enjoys dramatic view over the sea.
  5. Dining at the Hotel Viking will take you back in time.

  • Thursday, 05 January 2012

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