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Rhode Island Boat Hire

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If you have been looking for the ideal New England seaside location, then Rhode Island could be exactly the kind of boating destination you should book. With its stunning beaches and cliffs, historic structures, incredible cuisine, varied water activities, well-appointed marinas, and storied maritime tradition, Rhode Island regularly captures the hearts of boaters who love history and culture as much as they love the sea. One of the most famous Rhode Island boating towns in the state is the small boating town of Newport.

Newport, Rhode Island is a picturesque little New England town perched on the southern side of Aquidneck Island. What this seaside city may lack in size it makes up for in history, maritime tradition, delicious New England cuisine, gorgeous beaches and cliffs, numerous varieties of water activities, and a sizeable collection of well-equipped marinas. Newport offers so many different experiences and diversions that there is sure to be plenty to keep any boater occupied and eagerly anticipating a return visit.

As home to several U.S. Navy institutions and a lively commercial fishing industry, Newport’s status as a maritime cannot be denied. As the former home of the famed America’s Cup sailing race, Newport has also certainly earned its nickname as the “sailing capital of the world.” Sailboats come from all over the world to explore the lovely waters off of Newport, and there are numerous other water activities to enjoy during your stay.

Booking one (or more) of these activities in Newport will help you get a true sense of the spirit and culture of this iconic New England town, and will allow you the chance to actively enjoy some of the best parts of Newport – its natural beauty, deep waters, and lively winds.

Whether you enjoy the classic sailing experience, the thrill of driving a power boat, fishing, the sensation of paddling through the water, or learning a new way to enjoy the sea, there are water activities in Rhode Island that are certain to appeal to you. Some of the seaside recreations you can enjoy in Rhode Island that will put you in or on the water include: classic yacht hire, sailboat charters, fishing charters, day sail trips, luxury motor yacht hire, diving charters, speed boat hire, kayak, canoe, and stand up paddleboard hire.

Rhode Island’s signature blend of New England coastal beauty and refined culture has proved a potent combination for luring the the curious and adventurous boaters around the world. Whether you are a boater searching out the historic heart of America along the Atlantic Coast or you want a family-friendly vacation with plenty of water activities for every age and interest, you are sure to enjoy your stay in beautiful Newport, Rhode Island.

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GetMyBoat customer reviews for boat rentals in Rhode Island.

  1. TE
    Experience Newport RI with us! - Charter Sailing Yacht

    I chose to sail with Captain Patrick to celebrate my sons 12th birthday! My son and I had an amazing time! He will be glowing for long time! We were comfortable and relaxed and my son got to be a sailer steering the boat himself!! I would definitely recommend sailing with Captain Patrick and his super nice wife Monika! Thank you both!!

  2. KS
    26' Brownell Powerboat for 14 people in Newport

    We booked a three hour cruise for our bachelorette group of 8 and had a BLAST! The boarding process was super easy, location was easy to find and get to. Was a major plus that we could bring coolers of drinks and food to have on board. Our captain Eric was awesome and super chill. He brought us back for bathroom breaks several times and helped us have a super smooth cruise.

  3. CA
    38ft Surfari a Downeast Lobster Motor Yacht Rental in Newport, Rhode Island

    We travelled with a toddler and this was worth every penny!! If you are in Newport for a weekend, Christian is your guy! Super clean boat and well knowledgeable of the are. Scenery is breathtaking!

  4. BD
    42ft "Affinity" Cruising Monohull for 4 people in Newport, Rhode Island

    We had an awesome three hour sail with Captain Tony and Nancy. Both were a wealth of knowledge and extremely informative. Made us feel like family before we even left the harbor. Great trip. Highly recommend

  5. CK
    34' Mainship Pilot Power Boat for charter with Captain in Newport, Rhode Island

    Captain Charles made our trip to Newport so memorable and worthwhile. Our group truly appreciate his hospitality and his beautiful boat. He was so welcoming and made sure to communicate with me before the trip. Will definitely come back! Thank you Captain Charles for the wonderful memories!

  6. KA
    34' Mainship Pilot Power Boat for charter with Captain in Newport, Rhode Island

    My girlfriends and I went out boating with Captain Charles. He and his boat were fantastic. We had a blast. Would highly recommend!