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Itineraries

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Click on any of the itineraries below to see what we do, where we go and the experience each has to offer. The dropdown menu further below has our sailing season schedule.

Morning Glory Sail aboard Madeleine – Approximately 90-minute sail through Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay aboard our 72’ schooner.  Sail under a cloud of white canvas, enjoy the breeze and experience the thrill of sailing aboard a traditional sailing ship.  While very scenic, this trip is informally narrated.   In between handling lines and adjusting sails, our crew walk around the deck, talk with guests, point out highlights and give a little history all while you’re sipping mimosas and enjoying sweet madeleines on board.

What is included on board – mimosas and madeleines

The Experience – If you have not been sailing before, this is a great trip to take.  Winds are typically lighter in the morning for an easy sail

Early Bird SpecialMonday through Friday receive $5 off each ticket you purchase for the Morning Glory Sail

Tickets – $44 / $39

Scenic Day Sail on the Schooner Madeleine – Approximately 90-minute sail aboard the 72-foot schooner Madeleine through Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay. Madeleine is a traditional Bermuda rig schooner specifically designed and built to carry passengers easily and safely through local waters. Coast Guard inspected annually, Madeleine is the perfect choice for a great sailing experience on the bay. Our crew will show you many historical points of interest along the waterfront including a number of estates, islands and lighthouses. For your convenience, a restroom is available on board.

What is included on board – non-alcoholic beverages

The Experience –The afternoon breeze tends to pick up making for more adventurous sailing

Tickets – $44

Champagne Sunset Sail on the Schooner Madeleine – Between 1 ½ & 2 hours in length depending on the season/length of day.   Enjoy complimentary champagne and beer while basking in the warm glow of a beautiful sunset on Narragansett Bay.

What is included on board – champagne, beer, hard cider and bottled water

The experience – sailing, sunset and sipping champagne.  Great trip for couples. 

Tickets – $60

Rum Runner II’s Lighthouses & Mimosas Cruise – our newest and fast becoming one of our more popular cruises.  The Captain and crew will take you on a 75-minute cruise highlighting a number of lighthouses in the southern end of Narragansett Bay.  While we do point out many other points of interest, this cruise focuses primarily on lighthouses.  We’ll also have some great morning music playing in the background while we navigate between lighthouses.

What is included on board – mimosas, madeleines, and bottled water

The Experience – Up close views of Lighthouses with a lighter narration than our East Passage Express Tour

Early Bird SpecialSaturdays and Sundays receive $5 off each ticket you purchase for the 9:30am Lighthouses & Mimosas Cruise (9:30AM Lighthouses & Mimosas offered Memorial Day through Labor Day)

Tickets – $40 / $35

East Passage Express – a great cruise to get a comprehensive overview of Newport’s waterfront and history of the points of interest on Narragansett Bay.  Rum Runner II was built in the 1920s as an original rum smuggler during the height of prohibition. While back in the 1920s and ’30s she was outrunning the Coast Guard, today she is a Coast Guard inspected vessel that will take you on a safe and scenic passage on our local waters.  The East Passage Express is approximately 75 minutes in length and includes a formally narrated tour. We will take you up close along the shore for some breathtaking views Newport’s estates, Fort Adams and some of the largest private yachts that make Newport their summer port of call.

What is included on board – non-alcoholic beverages

The Experience – Loads of up-close views and the most history of any of our itineraries. This trip offers the most history compared to our other itineraries.

Tickets – $36

Smugglers Cocktail Cruise – join us for a leisurely 60-minute cruise along the waterfront of Newport Harbor and then pick up speed down the coastline to Castle Hill at the entrance to Narragansett Bay. Our Smugglers Cocktail Cruise allows you to relax, enjoy complimentary rum punch and beer and listen to music and enjoys the sights and sounds of the waterfront. While this trip is extremely scenic, this is not a formally narrated tour like The East Passage Express.

What is included on board – rum punch, beer, hard cider and bottled water

The Experience – Hug the shoreline for great up-close views, toe tapping music and beverage service. This is not a narrated tour.

Tickets – $50

***   Our Early Bird Specials on both boats   ***

These are Best Value rated trips which give the same great experience at a nicely discounted price.

Monday through Friday – Take our Morning Glory Sails aboard Madeleine on any weekday and receive $5 off each ticket you purchase for this sail.

Saturday and Sunday – Take our 9:30am Lighthouses & Mimosas Cruise aboard Rum Runner II and receive $5 off each ticket you purchase for this early morning cruise.

Madeleine

(excluding May 28, 29, 30  and June 4 – 5 which will be on summer schedule)

  • Morning Glory Sail
    • 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    • Early Bird Special – Mon thru Fri*
    • $44 / $39*
  • Scenic Day Sail
    • 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM 
    • 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    • $44
  • Champagne Sunset Sail
    • 6:30 – sunset
    • $60

Rum Runner II

(excluding May 28, 29, 30 and June 4 – 5 which will be on summer schedule)

  • Lighthouses & Mimosas Cruise
    • 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM – Sat and Sun*
    • 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM
    • Early Bird Special – Sat & Sun 9:30*
    • $40 / $35*
  • East Passage Express
    • 1:45 PM – 3:00 PM
    • 3:45 PM – 5:00 PM
    • $36
  • Smugglers Cocktail Cruise
    • 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    • 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM (Fridays and Saturdays only during May)
    • $50

Madeleine

May 28 – 30, June 4 – 5 and June 11  – September 5

  • Morning Glory Sail
    • 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    • Early Bird Special – Mon thru Fri*
    • $44 / $39*
  • Scenic Day Sail
    • 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
    • 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
    • 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
    • $44
  • Champagne Sunset Sail
    • 6:30 PM – Sunset
    • $60

Rum Runner II

May 28 – 30, June 4 – 5, and June 11 – September 5

  • Lighthouses & Mimosas Cruise
    • 9:30 AM – 10:45 AM  (Sat & Sun Only)*
    • 11:30 AM – 12:45 PM
    • Early Bird Special – Sat and Sun*
    • $36 / $31*
  • East Passage Express Cruise
    • 1:30 PM – 2:45 PM
    • 3:30 PM – 4:45 PM
    • $36
  • Smugglers Cocktail Cruise 
    • 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    • 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    • $50

Madeleine

  • Morning Glory Sail
    • 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    • Early Bird Special – Mon thru Fri*
    • $44 / $39* 
  • Scenic Day Sail
    • 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    • 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    • $44
  • Champagne Sunset Sail
    • Call for departure times **
    • Length: 90 minutes
    • $60

Rum Runner II

  • Lighthouses & Mimosas Cruise
    • 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM
    • $40
  • East Passage Express
    • 1:45 PM – 3:00 PM
    • 3:45 PM – 5:00 PM
    • $36
  • Smugglers Cocktail Cruise
    • 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    • $50

Madeleine

  • Scenic Day Sail
    • 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    • 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    • $44
  • Champagne Sunset Sail
    • 4:30 PM
    • $60

Rum Runner II

(October 23rd is Rum Runner II’s last day of the 2022 boating season)

  • Lighthouses & Mimosas Cruise
    • 11:30 AM – 12:45 PM
    • $40
  • East Passage Express
    • 1:30 PM – 2:45 PM
    • 3:30 PM – 4:45 PM
    • $36