Friday, October 17, 2014

Stylish Sailing in Newport, RI!

Last week, 12 Meter Charters had the pleasure of welcoming aboard the Kiel James Patrick crew aboard our America's Cup winner Columbia!  KJP's classic Newport sailing style combined with our classic Newport sailing yacht made for a picture perfect sunset sail.  Kiel, Sarah and crew -thank you again for joining us, we hope you see you sailing again in Newport soon!






Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Sailing in Newport, RI - Columbus Day Weekend Schedule

Columbus Day weekend is upon us and with it comes our last weekend of 12 Meter Harbor Cruises for 2014.  Come join us for one last weekend of fun on the water in Newport!

Weekend 12 Meter Sailing Schedule
2 hour Harbor Cruises - $73/person

Friday, October 10 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Saturday, October 11 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Sunday, October 12 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Monday, October 13 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Call 401-851-1216 for tickets or book online.   Customized private charters also available.

Saturday, October 4, 2014

2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race – The Wait is Over…Countdown to Newport!

The wait is over...the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race starts today!  For the first time all seven teams competing in the around the world race will be racing against each other in the In-Port Race in Alicante, Spain.  We are counting down the days until the race arrives in Newport, are you?

For all the latest about the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race visit  

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Welcome Aboard October!

October is our last month of sailing for the season in Newport, Rhode Island!  Sun, wind and the occasional dolphin sighting make October a wonderful month to come aboard our 12 Meter yachts.  Check out these photos from a sail on October 1st two years ago. Come join us for a sail before the season slips away!

Photos by Duncan Todd.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Cruising through Fall!

Fall is the season for cruise ship visits to Newport, Rhode Island.  Here are just a few shots of the massive ships with our 12 Meter yachts sailing by them in Newport, RI!

Photo by Lee Caouette.

Friday, September 26, 2014

Spectacular September Sunsets!

Red sky at night, sailor's delight! September has been the month for spectacular sunsets in Newport!  Check out these great sunset shots taken by our team members and sailing friends.  

Photo by Duncan Todd.

 Photo by Chris Finn.

Photo by Duncan Todd.

Photo by Instagram user @bimbels.

Photo by Duncan Todd.
Photo by Harrison + Pike.
Photo by Erin Meltzer.

Like these views?  There is still time to enjoy a 12 Meter Charters sunset sail in September or October.  Contact us for more information!

Thursday, September 25, 2014

#ThrowBackThursday - 12 Meter Sailing in Nantucket

Here's a throwback to last month's Opera House Cup Race in Nantucket.  On Sunday, August 17, both Columbia and Heritage joined the fleet of wooden boats sailing in the 42nd Annual Opera House Cup.  Check out these fabulous shots taken by Sarah Carothers as the fleet sailed by Great Point beach, located on the northern tip of Nantucket.  

The 12 Meter Charters Team is looking forward to sailing and racing in Nantucket's Opera House Cup again next year!  Are you interested in sailing with us in Nantucket?  Contact us for details aboard how to get on board!