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Private Charters

Private and corporate charters

Madeleine and Rum Runner II are available for private and corporate charters and our experienced charter specialists are available to listen to your needs, discuss your options and to help customize and plan your perfect charter experience.  Newport, “City by the Sea,” owes its breathtaking beauty to the water. What better way to experience the glory of Newport than on one of our classic yachts.   No matter what the occasion, make it even more memorable with a private sail or classic yacht cruise in the Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay.

  • Corporate Outings
  • Family Reunions
  • Pre/Post Wedding Event
  • Wedding Ceremonies
  • Alumni Gatherings
  • Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties
  • School/Camp Outings

With attention to detail, our team will provide you with all the information you need to start planning an unforgettable charter experience you will treasure for a lifetime.  Madeleine and Rum Runner II are Coast Guard-inspected annually, They both carry up to 49 passengers  in safety and style. For your convenience, our vessels have a rest room on board.

For a more intimate private cruise for a family or a few close friends, there is Axopar

For private cruises for up to Six Guests, try our euro-style picnic boat.  She’s fast, she’s fun and she gets you up close along the shoreline.   We can take you for a swim call, stop for lunch in scenic Wickford Village or ride out along Ocean Drive to check out the most scenic estates and breathtaking coastline.


For private charter information on any of our vessels, ­call us at­­ 800.395.1343 ­or 401.849.3033


Would you like to have your private cruise catered?

While Classic Cruises of Newport provides the beverages, we don’t offer food services ourselves.  For your convenience,  we’re happy to offer the following catering contact information – keep in mind we are not affiliated with these companies. We have chosen to suggest them as a courtesy to our guests based on past guests experiences with these caterers.  When privately chartering, you are free to choose any catering company you would like OR you may bring your own food on board.  We will be more than happy to offer suggestions on foods that work well while underway.

Blackstone Caterers

224 John Clarke Road
Middletown, RI 02842

McGrath Clambakes & Catering

64 Halsey Street #5
Newport, RI 02840

Glorious Affairs

926 Aquidneck Ave
Middletown, RI 02842

Russell Morin Catering & Events

One Casino Terrace
Newport, RI 02840

Cru Cafe

One Casino Terrace
Newport, RI 02840