Try Sailing!

Experience sailing in Newport! Whether you are new to the sport or visiting the area and want to get a sense of what it’s all about while seeing Newport from the water, schedule a Try Sailing experience with one of our certified Sail Newport instructors.

Up to four adult guests, or up to two adults and three children can board our boats for the fun. Sail Newport is open seven days a week – all ages are invited. We have life jackets of all sizes.

Bring hats, sunglasses, sunscreen and a jacket or fleece to layer.


Rates are based on a minimum of two participants

Weekend and Holidays:
  • $55 per adult
  • $25 per child age 11-17
  • Free per child 10 years and younger
  • $43 per adult
  • $20 per child age 11 -17
  • Free per child 10 years and younger

We are located in Fort Adams State Park. Once you are in the park, follow the signs to the Dock Office located at 72 Fort Adams Drive. Parking is free and available close to the Dock Office and is clearly marked.

Reserve a boat

Sailing opportunities vary with the weather and demand for the boats with our many programs. Please contact the Dock Office to make a reservation.

Phone: (401) 849-8385