Posted by: shrewspeaks | August 7, 2008

Schooner Madeleine

Image courtesy of Willie Waw’s Photostream on Flickr You can also read Willie’s Sail-rific Blog here.

According to Newport Cruises:

Whether you are in Newport for the first time or a frequent visitor, you will enjoy sailing through Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay aboard the 72-foot schooner Madeleine. Specifically designed and built to carry passengers easily and safely through local waters, Madeleine maintains 19th century style with 21st century comfort and convenience.

From Captain Kidd to Dennis Conner, sailors have felt the thrill of slipping past Castle Hill under a cloud of canvas. You can experience the joy of sailing and a memorable perspective of Newport aboard the classic schooner Madeleine.

Madeleine Specs:

Length overall: 72′
Beam: 16′
Sail Area: 2,000 sq. ft.
Draft: 7′
Masts: Wood, 68′ high
Hull: Wood
Rig: Two-mast Schooner
Flag: United States
Gross Displacement: 45 tons

Sunset Cruise
(includes complimentary champagne, beer & soft drinks)



  1. I’ve always wanted to go on a schooner!

  2. Um, Ok. THAT IS COOL.

  3. Ladies. We have two choices for tuesday night while we have everyone.

    1. we do the Rum Runner Cruise that does this whole 20’s Prohibition Vibe


    2. We do the Sunset on The Madeleine all classy like

    Which one…cause both have to be booked in advance.

  4. I vote for casual Rum Running over dress up classy, but if the Schooner is casual and serves liquid refreshment, I’m all about it.

    I leave it to up to yous guys, though.

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