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Join Us for the J Class Regatta

Get onboard one of our l2 Meter's for a hands on sailing experience with views of the J Boat Cla..

From Edgartown to Nantucket

Edgartown Yacht Club's l2 Metre Regatta had a great turn out of Classic, Modern and Grand Prix ..

Edgartown Yacht Club l2 Metre Regatta

Friday, July 11th-13th Intrepid, American Eagle and Weatherly will be racing on the waters off M..

Festive Weekend in Newport

This weekend Newport is hosting the Folk Festival and the Candy Store Cup Superyacht Regatta. E..

Newport Trophy Regatta July 20-23

As the second l2 Metre "America's Fleet" event in the road to the World's Waypoint Series, the G..

Happy 4th of July!

Join us for a celebratory sail! Summer sailing is here, enjoy the cool breezes of Narragansett B..

RI Monthly Cover Shot

Weatherly made RI Monthly June Cover - yes, Summer in Newport! We agree nothing says Newport Sum..

Ticketed Racing Experience

June 25th join us for a 3 hour l2 Meter racing sail! We have a few spots left to get on board a..

l2 Metre Results

Nefertiti took top honors for the l2 Traditional Division and Intrepid placed 3rd in the Modern ..

Newport MetreFest 2017

A new regatta for International Rule sailing yachts is being held in Newport June 9-11th. Sail N..

Support NESS while l2 Meter Racing

We will be racing in Stonington Harbor June 2nd to support New England Science & Sailing Fou..

Memorial Day Weekend

Start the summer right and get l2 Meter sailing! Daily Ticketed Sails and Private Charters are ..

Sailing Season is Here

The l2's will be back sailing our beautiful Narragansett Bay next week! Another great sailing se..

Want to Race?

Join us on either June 25th or July 16th for a 3 hour racing experience. Hands on racing Americ..

Book Online

The Ticketed Day Sails calendar for May and June is online for your booking ease. The rest of t..

Coastal Winter Storm

It's snowing now, but we're looking foward to a sunny and bright 2017 sailing season. Blue skie..

A New Year, A New Season!

All the Best for 2017! Contact Us for your great day of sailing on America's Cup l2 Meters. It'..

Holiday Shopping

Great gifts for your sailor! Grew and sailing Gift Certificates available Online (/crew_gear.ht..

Off Season and Offshore!

Both owners of America's Cup Charters, George Hill and Herb Marshall, sailed south this month. G..

Autumn l2 Meter Sailing

Ticketed Sails still available for Columbus Day Weekend, Friday through Monday and the next two ..

Weatherly takes top honors.

Good breezes and blue skies prevailed for Sail Nantucket's Regatta 2 day event. The l2 Meter Cl..

Edgartown Yacht Club l2 Meter Regatta

Congratulations to both American Eagle and Interpid for winning top honors at the Edgartown Yach..

Nantucket Sailing

Give us a call to book your sail in Nantucket - we're heading there soon! Give Julie a call 401..

Jazz Festival Weekend is Here!

Listen to some amazing Jazz and get sailing on a Jazzy classic America's Cup Racer! Tickets are..

Summer Special Charter Rates

Catch a cooling breeze - book with America's Cup Charters today! Call 401-849-5868 or Contact U..

Sailing and Music what could be better?

The Folk Festival is on and next weekend is the Newport Jazz Festival. Hear great music and joi..

Opera House Cup

Nantucket's classic wooden yacht race August 21st - charters available for this Classic! Give J..

3 Hour Racing Experience 7/17/16

Get racing on July 17th with our 3 hour Racing Experience from 12pm-3pm. Hands on experience -b..

Happy 4th of July!

Happy Independence Day! Show your Independence from shoreside worries - joins us for a great sa..

An unusual NYYC Spring Regatta

The America's Cup Charters l2 Meters racing all came through the Regatta unscathed, but it was a..

Weatherly on CBS Sunday Morning

Watch this Sunday! Weatherly was filmed for CBS News Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood for an e..

NYC America's Cup Racing this weekend

America's Cup racing to transform lower Manhattan and Hudson River as iconic event returns for t..

Splash! 3 are In and 1 to go!

American Eagle, Weatherly and Nefertiti are launched and back on Narragansett Bay to start the 2..

Look who they are photographing!

American Eagle is front and center during a Photography Workshop. Join Award winning nautical p..

Busy PreSeason

We are busy at the boat yards getting all the l2's ready for the 2016 season. Lots of differnet ..

Online Ticketed Sails Calendar

The Online Ticketed Sails calendar is online and up to date for the 2016 season. We look forwar..

A Sailors' Valentine

A sunset ticket for two? Give your Valentine’s a ticket for a 2 hour sail, your second ticket wi..

Blue skies, big wind and 24 degrees out!

It's January in Newport, the l2's are in winter storage with projects underway. The office is o..

Holiday Office Hours

The ACC office will be closed December 23rd and reopen Monday, December 28th. We wish you all a ..

Holidays by the Sea

We are offering 10% off Gift Certificates and Crew Gear throught December 31st for Holiday by th..

12 Metre North American Championships sponsored by Bai

A big thanks to the new title sponsor Bai Brands, manufacturers of all -natural antioxidant inf..

Congratulations to Herb Marshall!

Herb Marshall was Awarded the Ted Turner Trophy last night at the Annual 12 Metre Yacht Club's d..

Weatherly Big Winner

Weatherly was the big winner at the MoY Classic Yacht Regatta this weekend. Weatherly captured ..

Labor Day Holiday Weekend

Get sailing this Holiday weekend - beautiful summer weather ahead! Call 401-846-9886 or Book On..

Nantucket l2 Meter Regatta & Opera House Cup

Our l2's are back in home waters after racing in the Nantucket l2 Meter Regatta on Thursday and ..

Nantucket Race Week

The first day of Nantucket's Race Week l2 Meter Regatta saw beautiful sunny skies and light bree..

Shop Online!

Check out our new and improved Online Store (). We now offer Cotton or Tech Polos and Solar Tec..

Newport Jazz Festival

Newport Jazz Festival July 31-Aug 2 at Fort Adams. Get on the water and take in the sight of Ja..

Newport Folk Festival and Sailing

What could be better? Coming to town for some great music, enrich your Newport experience with ..

3 hour Racing Experience

A few spots are still available for our July 19th 3 hour racing experience. Book now (/online-b..

Sail to Prevail - Greenwich, CT

Sunday's fundraising regatta was a success. Storm blew through in the morning leaving a sunshin..

Purchase your Sail online

Online purchasing now available at AmericasCupCharters.com. In addition to purchasing online Gif..

NYYC's Annual Regatta - great racing!

It was a great weekend of sailing here in Newport with all of our Twelves competing in the New Y..

NYYC's 161st Annual Regatta

All of our 12's will be participating in 3 great days of racing in the NYYC's Annual Regatta pre..

The Leukemia Cup - Weatherly takes 1st in l2's

Weatherly captured first place in the l2 Meter Division for the Leukemia Cup and more importantl..

Volvo 65's on the way to Lisbon

Newport witnessed a great celebration of yacht racing when it hosted the Volvo Ocean Race North ..

The Volvos are in!

The fleet is complete and all are safe in Newport! It's an exciting time to be here, visit Race..

Volvo Ocean Race Newport Parade - May 17, 2015

On the morning of May 17th, America’s Cup 12 Meter Class yachts will parade to celebrate the tr..

See the Volvo TransAtlantic Start May 17th

Join us sailing during the Volvo Newport Stopover - we have a few exciting options (/announcemen..

For your Sailor Valentine

Purchase a gift certificate for two for our Daily Sail or for our 3 hour racing experience and r..

Winter Storm Juno

We are glad to report the fleet faired well as Winter Storm Juno hammered the area. Newport exp..

The Volvo Ocean Race - Newport Stopover

Sail on a l2 and watch the Volvo 65's - here are some options. Ame..

Arctic Blast

Temperatures are low in Newport and the 12's are tucked away for winter. But a new sailing seas..

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

We wish you all a healthy, joyful and peaceful New Year!..

Now you can shop Online!

Purchase Gift Certificates and Sailor Caps online in time for the Holidays! Click on Online Sto..

Custom Crew Gear for the Holidays

Yes, the Holidays are coming up fast! December 1st is the deadline for custom orders to assure..

Still chartering - Still great sailing weather!

We are in the water till the end of the month - give us a call to enjoy this fall weather onboar..

Last weekend for Ticketed Sails!

This will be our last weekend for ticketed sails - so give Bruce a call at 401-846-9886 and enj..

12 Metre North American Championship Weekend

Wow, what a weekend! Good racing and good celebrations were had. The 12 Metres were put throug..

l2 Metre North American Championships

In Newport, RI this weekend Sept 26-28 will be the l2 Metre North American Championship. Keep a..

Sept. 11-14 Newport International Boat Show

This weekend is the largest in water boat show in the country-the 44th annual Newport Internatio..

12 Meter North Americans 9/26-9/28

September racing what could be better? Give us a call for chartering during the 12 Meter North A..

ACC shines in Nantucket

America's Cup Charters' l2 Meters take top honors in Nantucket. Congrats to Nefertiti for takin..

42nd Annual Opera House Cup

Once again our fleet will be well represented at the Opera House Cup this Sunday in Nantucket. ..

Edgartown YC 12 Metre Regatta

There was close racing in the Grand Prix and Traditional Divisions at the Edgartown YC 12 Metre ..

Edgartown Yacht Club 12 Metre Regatta -this weekend!

If you are out on the Vineyard take a look out to Nantucket Sound! We're out there practicing t..

Mystic Seaport's 5th Annual America's Cup Regatta

Tickets are still available - July 19th from 12 pm -6:30 pm. Get on board one of our l2 Meters ..

Mapquest's "99 Summer Travel Quest", ACC ranks!

America's Cup Charters ranked #22 in Mapques'ts "99 Summer Travel Quest" series for great summe..

Sail to Prevail Greenwich, CT Regatta

Sunday, June 22st Weatherly, Nefertiti, American Eagle and Intrepid raced off Greenwich, CT for ..

Mystic Seaport and ACC join forces!

This July will mark the 5th annual Mystic Seaport Regatta with America's Cup 12 Meter yachts. S..

Sail with us and view The Atlantic Cup Class 40's race.

The Atlantic Cup's Class 40's 3rd and final leg is inshore racing May 24-25 right here in Newpor..

We're launching! Another season begins.

American Eagle and Weatherly are launched and looking forward to starting another season! Nefer..

Ticketed Racing Now Available

Join us for 12 Meter racing on either July 20th or August 24th (12-3 pm) for $195 per person. W..

Team Building Package with The Newport

We are pleased to be offering a Team Building package deal with The Newport Harbor Hotel an..

Sailing and Chocolate - What's KNOT to Love!

A sweet package deal for your Valentine - 2 tickets for a 2 hour Sail aboard an America's Cup 12..

Wishing you smooth sailing for 2014!

We at America's Cup Charters wish you good health, much happiness and of course smooth sailing f..

Don't forget your Sailor!

Great gifts available for the sailors in your life - gift certificates for ticketed sails (http:..

l2 Days of Cyber Sails

Forget Black Friday and Cyber Monday, America's Cup Charters introduces l2 Days of Cyber Sails! ..

Fleet being put away for the Season

It was a great season ending with beautiful warm Fall sailing. But now American Eagle, Intrepid..

Ticketed Sails - our last 2 Weekends.

Get onboard for a ticketed sail during this amazing Indian Summer weather we are enjoying. The ..

12 Metre North Americans

Last weekend the 12 Metre North Americans were held in Newport with 3 great days of racing. The..

Oracle Team USA Victorious!

Congratulations to Oracle Team USA! It was great perseverance by the sailors and ..

Join Us for Fall Sailing

The weather is amazing, get onboard our America's Cup 12 meters for fall sailing! We offer priv..

Film Wood/Sails/Dreams

If you are fan of wooden boats head over to the Jane Pickens Theater this Friday at 6pm for Wood..

Boat Show Weekend - Come for a Sail!

Check out the show and go for a sail with us!! This weekend is the Newport Boat Show and we'll b..

Beautiful Fall Sailing

Labor Day has passed but the sailing season hasn't! We are chartering till the end of October a..

New Sail and Stay Newport Package

Have a Newport Seaworthy Stay. Enjoy wonderful in town accommodations at The Mill Street Inn and..

Nantucket Sailing

Good sailing by Weatherly, American Eagle and Nefertiti crews during Nantucket Race Week and The..

American Eagle takes EYC 12 Metre Regatta

Congratulations to American Eagle and Crew for taking top honors in the Clas..

Big Win for Classic Yachts

Congratulations to Dorade winning the Trans-Pacific race a second time…. 77 years after t..

Newport Folk Festival this Weekend

If you are coming to town for the Folk Festival - don't forget another uniquely Newport experien..

Cool off - catch a breeze!

Onshore it's hot! Get onboard with a charter or ticketed sail and COOL OFF! Summer doesn't las..

Celebrate the 4th of July with a Sail!

For the Holiday weekend we are offering a special (discounted) ticketed price and more sailing t..

Ted Hood Designer and Skipper of Nefertiti

Ted Hood, sailor, sailmaker, rigging innovator, yacht designer, and boatbuilder passed away on J..

4th of July Ticketed Schedule

We are adding an afternoon ticketed sail to the holiday schedule. Celebrate the 4th by sailing ..

J22's named after our 12's

Last night Sail Newport commissioned their new fleet of J 22's and ACC was honored that 3 are na..

The Atlantic Cup - First leg winner Bodacious Dream

Class 40's, next stop Newport, RI. Remember to join America's Cup Charters and The Atlantic Cup..

Count down to the Atlantic Cup

If you like sailing, racing or cool yacht design join America's Cup Charters May 23-26th during ..

New Corporate Package Deal!

We are very excited to announce a partnership with The Newport Harbor Hotel and Marina for our c..

Life on the Coast

Life on the Coast is a new free mobile app and annual digital magazine highting the people, plac..

Atlantic Cup Racing and America's Cup Charters Team Up

America’s Cup Charters 12 Meter Class yachts and the Atlantic Cup Class 40 Ra..

Sweet Sailing for Valentine's Day!

Sweet Sailing - a Rich Experience! Be original this Valentine's Day, give a gift certificate f..

Volvo Ocean Race chooses Newport as North American Port of Call!

Newport has won its bid to be the North American port of call in the 2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race!..

Weatherly makes "Overseas News" in Classic Boat

It just came to our attention that Weatherly made the "Overseas News" in the Brittish publicatio..

Happy New Year!

We wish you all fair winds for this New Year! We look forward to getting you back out on the wa..

The 12's Days of Christmas

George Hill, Herb Marshall, Julie Lassy and the whole crew of America's Cup Charters wishes you ..

ACC has gone mobile!

ACC has gone mobile! We know our clients are on the go and use multiple mobile devices so we wan..

Spring Like Weather

We're having some incredible Spring like weather, makes you want to go sailing! Since the 12'..

Sailing Legend "Tuna" Wullschleger

Arthur “Tuna” Wullschleger passed away on November 25th at the age of 94. Tuna was t..

Sailing Tuesday Discounts

Box Stores have Black Friday, Small Business has Local Saturday and Online Stores have Cyb..

ACC Crew Gear for Holiday Gifts

Yes, it's true! The holidays are around the corner. Crew Gear is a perfect g..

Dede Forker Hagen

Dede Forker Hagen August 17, 1964 - September 14,2012 We at ACC are ..

Hurricane Sandy

America's Cup Charters fleet all weathered Sandy without incident. Intrepid andWeatherly we..

Weatherly's National Register of Historic Places News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Barby MacGowan, Media Pro Int'l, +1 401-849-0220, barby.macgowa..

Weatherly in the News

America's Cup Champ Wins Another Prize. Yacht Weatherly Listed on the National Register of Hist..

Martha Stewart blogs about her Intrepid sail.

Martha Stewart blogged about sailing aboard Intrepid during the New York Harbor School Rega..

Back in Home Waters

American Eagle, Weatherly and Intrepid just returned to home waters from their sail down Long Is..

50 Years ago today: "Weatherly Wins the America's Cup"

In the era of Camelot, Weatherly won a tight racing series against the first Australian chall..

2012 12 Meter North American Championship

America's Cup yachtsmen Dennis Conner, Ted Turner, Tom Whidden, Gary Jobson, Robbie..

Newport International Boat Show

Newport International Boat Show 9/13-9/16 Are you heading to Newport to see som..

The 33rd Annual MoY Classic Yacht Regatta

We had a great weekend with The 33rd Annual Museum of Yachting Classic Yacht Regatta (9/1-9..

Nantucket Race Week

Nantucket Yacht Club 12 Meter Regatta (8/16-817) Day 1 - light winds which only allowed one ..

Edgartown Yacht Club 12 Meter Regatta

Edgartown Yacht Club 12 Meter Regatta It was flat water with strong winds (15-26mph) f..

Road Trip!

We're getting ready to "hit the road" for upcoming l2 Meter Regattas. Edgartown Yacht Club l2 M..

Newport Jazz Festival

Newport Jazz Festival Aug 3rd-5th The Newport Jazz Festival is this weekend at Fort Ad..

Newport Folk Festival July 27-29th

The Folk Festival (http://NewportFolkFest.net) is sold out, if you are a lucky one with a t..

Newport Folk Festival July 27-29th

The Folk Festival (http://NewportFolkFest.net) is sold out. If you are a lucky one with a ticke..

July 4th Week Event Schedule

Another exciting week in Newport. For July 4-6th we will be offering an afternoon and sunset ti..

AC World's Series Event Schedule

These fast and exciting catamarans are fantastic to watch race right off Fort Adams, Newport, RI..

Come by the docks before you head to Fort Adams!

If you're in town for the AC World Series this Friday, Saturday or Sunday stop by for breakfast ..

Our America's Cup World Series Event Schedule

The America's Cup World Series is here! Come see the fast, exciting catamarans race right ..

Fort Adams getting ready for the AC Worlds!

Fort Adams is a hive of activity from the assembly of the America's Cup World Series village. D..

NYYC Annual Regatta - l2 Meter Results

It was a near perfect weekend for the NYYC Annual Regatta. Friday and Sunday were gr..

The Perfect Father's Day Gift!

June 17th, get Dad onboard for Father's Day! Private charters and ticketed sails ..

Viewing Reception at the Towers

On Thursday, June 21st watch the first ever South County 12 Meter Regatta in style at the Towers..

South County l2 Meter Regatta June 21, 2012

America's Cup racing history will come to life off the coast of Narragansett town beach June 21,..

Nefertiti's In!

Nefertiti was rolled down the shipyard in a BIG craine yesterday- so big she could keep her mast..

American Eagle is back in town!

American Eagle's winter season is behind her. She "went in" at Cove Haven last week, got her ma..

Weatherly Splashes!

The season has begun! Weatherly is back in the water and will be chartering this weekend. Her ..

Our America's Cup World Series Event Schedule

The America's Cup World Series is heading to Newport! Come see the fast, exciting catamarans ra..

Weatherly: Preserving a piece of Maritime History

Check out this film clip from Wood/Sails/Dreams http://ri.usharbors.com/video-gallery/weatherly..

Congratulations to Paul Callahan!

Friend and colleague of America's Cup Charters, Paul Callahan has qualified to be the Sonars ski..

2011 National Sailing Hall of Fame

Congratulations to The 2011 inductees of the National Sailing Hall of Fame. Last Sunday at The ..

12 Metre North American Championships

2011 12 Metre North American Championships Ted Turner Wins: A Blast from the Past NEWPOR..

Ticketed Sails Ending for Season... Soon!

Get a Sail in before the Season Ends! We'll be chartering till the end of October, but our Tick..

Edgartown Yatch Club 12 Meter Regatta

Edgartwon Yacht Club 12 Meter Regatta (Aug 13 -14) saw some very tight racing this year. On Saturda..

Weatherly on ABC's Good Mornng America!

If you missed us this morning here is the link of Weatherly being featured on ABC's Good Morning Ame..

Weatherly sail on ABC Good Morning America

Newport has been choosen as one of Good Morning America's 10 Most Beautiful Places! Monday. August..

Congrats American Eagle!

Newport was hot this past weekend, but one good way to cool off was to ..

2011 Regatta Racing

Let's go racing! We have a few yachts available for various 12 Meter Regattas this season. Get you..

View the J Class Newport Regatta

Watch the J Class yacht's Ranger and Velsheda race in Narragansett Bay aboard our America's Cup 12 M..

Attention "Best Men"

SimplyTheBestMan.com (http://SimplyTheBestMan.com) has chosen America's Cup Charters as the best Boa..

The J's Back in Newport

Charter a 12 to watch a J ! There will be J's racing in Narragansett Bay June 15th -19th - really e..

"A Night with the J Class"

If you happen to be in Newport, January 27th head over to the Jane Pickens Theater for "A night with..

2011 Regatta Calender

All the 12's are in the boat yards, rigs are being pulled and yachts hauled for winter storage.... B..

12 Meter North Americans

Friday, Sept . 17th ended the 12 Meter North Americans held in Newport, RI with 11 yachts competing...

The America's Cup coming "home"!

This Thursday, July 1st the America's Cup will be back "home" in Newport, RI. The America's Cup, th..

Greenwich Concours d'Elegance America's Cup 12 Meter Regatt

America's Cup Charters fleet of 12 Meters will be sailing in the Concours d'Elegance America's Cup 1..

Splash Day!

April 15th tax day, why yes, but more importantly for America's Cup Charters it was Splash Day! ..

America's Cup returns to USA!

The 33rd America’s Cup was won by American challenger BMW/ Oracle Racing (BOR) in their giant tr..

Sailing World 12 Meter Article

Dave Powlison's article "An Excersize in Nostalgia" in this month's Sailing World (Jan/Feb 2010) fea..

Happy Holidays!

George Hill, Herb Marshall and Julie Lassy and the crew of America's Cup Charters wish you Happy Hol..

12 Metre Worlds Results

The 12 Metre Worlds were held here in Newport from September 22 through 27. It was a great week of r..

12 Metre Worlds are here!

The 12 Metre Worlds begin Wednesday September 23 and racing continues through Saturday the 26th Seve..

American Eagle win Classic Yacht Regatta 12 Meter Class

The 30th Classic Yacht Regatta was held in Newport, RI September 5th and 6th with a wonderful turn o..

Congratulations to American Eagle!

The Nantucket Yacht Club's 12 Meter Regatta was held August 13th and 14th in trying wind and sea con..

Weatherly wins Opera House Cup's 12 Meter Division

The 37th Opera House Cup was held in Nantucket August 16th. This well attended classic wooden yacht ..

Congratulations to Weatherly and Intrepid!!

Congratulations are due to America's Cup Charters Weatherly and Intrepid for their victorious weeken..

Indian Polo Team experiences America's Cup Sailing

The Indian Polo team followed Saturday's victory with a sail aboard the 12 Meter Nefertiti on Sunday..

The Newport Trophy

America's Cup Charter's American Eagle wins the Newport Trophy this weekend! The Newport Trophy ..

Coastal Living Newport Regatta

America's Cup Charters is proud to be an official partner of the 2009 Coastal Living Newport Regatta..

Wine, Cheese and Yachting too!

Newport's Best.... America's Cup Charters and Newport Vineyards are teaming up for a exclusive 2 hou..

!Holiday Sailing!

The Holiday is upon us, so celebrate with an unforgettable sailing experience aboard our winning 12 ..

Official Program for the 12 Metre Golden Year of Racing

The Newport Harbor Guide is the 12 Metre Golden Year of Racing Official Program. Either pick one up ..

Racing Ticketed Sails

For the 2009 season America's Cup Charters will be offering 3 hour ticketed sails for the racing ent..

Providence Business News

Providence Business News featured America's Cup Charters in their March 9th issue. "Sailing spurs b..

Stephen Fry in America

America's Cup charters' Weatherly is prominently featured in the new book "Stephen Fry in Americ..

America's Cup Charters Celebrates Cup Racing Legacy

World's Largest 12 Meter Fleet Continues to Inspire NEWPORT, R.I. -- Though the current Amer..

Big Birthdays for Weatherly and Easterner

Both Weatherly (/weatherly.html) (US 17) and Easterner (/easterner.html) (US 18) are turning 50 ..