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Cruise Itinerary

Embark on an unforgettable sailing journey aboard the storied schooner Rebecca as you take part in the prestigious Newport Classic Yacht Regatta, hosted by the esteemed International Yacht Restoration School (IYRS). Nestled in the picturesque coastal city of Newport, Rhode Island, this regatta combines the rich maritime history of the area with thrilling yacht racing. Immerse yourself in the charm of Newport, known for its historic mansions, quaint cobblestone streets, and vibrant waterfront. Discover the city's fascinating history, from its Gilded Age opulence to its role as a prominent sailing destination.

As you compete in the regatta, showcasing your sailing skills among a fleet of classic yachts, appreciate the exceptional craftsmanship and dedication to maritime heritage fostered by IYRS. This renowned trade school focuses on teaching traditional and modern yacht building, restoration, and composites technologies. Engage with fellow sailors, sharing stories and experiences, while also celebrating the preservation of classic yachts and the art of boatbuilding.

During your stay in Newport, take time to explore the city's attractions, such as the Newport Mansions, including The Breakers and Marble House, which offer a glimpse into the lavish lifestyles of the past. Stroll along the vibrant Newport Harbor, where you can witness the bustling maritime activity and savor delectable seafood at local waterfront restaurants. Don't miss a visit to the International Tennis Hall of Fame or a leisurely walk along the Cliff Walk, offering breathtaking ocean views.


Embarking on the Newport Classic Yacht Regatta aboard Rebecca is not just a racing experience but a chance to immerse yourself in Newport's captivating ambiance, embrace its rich history, and celebrate the enduring passion for classic yachts and the art of restoration fostered by IYRS.

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Package info

The charterer and client are responsible for providing the following:

  • Crew Gratuity: The charter package does not include crew gratuity. It is recommended to provide $100 to $150 per day per crew member, or a group gratuity of $200 to $300 per day. Cash in an envelope at the end of the charter is preferred, but Venmo is also accepted.

  • Alcoholic Beverages: The charterer (client) is responsible for supplying alcoholic beverages. Beverages other than water and a small soda selection are not included in the charter package. Bringing your own beverages (BYOB) is allowed and encouraged.

  • Dietary Restrictions and Allergies: The charterer and guests must inform the Owner and/or the Captain about any dietary restrictions or allergies at least 3 days prior to the charter.

  • Additional Expenses: The charterer is responsible for paying for any expenses not included in the package, such as restaurants, transportation to and from the boat, tours, excursions, and other costs that may arise during the charter.

  • Crew Meals: If the charterer takes the crew out to dinner, it is the charterer's responsibility to pay for the crew meals within reason.



Things to bring:


  • Sufficient clothing without excess, as storage is limited on a yacht. Include options for wet and cooler weather.

  • A bathing suit, a hat, sunglasses, and sun cream.

  • While a variety of snacks are provided on board, you are welcome to bring your favorite snacks if you have specific preferences.


What the Owner and charter package provide:


  • Fresh linens and towels.

  • Two crew members: a Captain and a Mate who share cooking and cleaning responsibilities.

  • Plates, cutlery, cookware, coolers, ice, glasses, and cups for the charter.

  • Provisions for three meals a day, including a light breakfast, sandwiches during racing and sailing, and dinner.

  • Water and Sodas.

  • Dockage and/or mooring fees included in the charter package.

  • Charter Registration and entry.

  • Insurance.

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