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Our 2020 Season has finally begun!

Casting off the first sail of 2020. We will be following recommended guidelines to keep our guests & crew safe during this time...


Keep Calm - Until We Sail On



Cyber Monday Sale

20% off instock l2 Meter Gear! Sale runs Cyber Monday through December 6th - phone orders only, call 401-849-5868. Great gifts for the sailor in ..


Fall Sailing

It's a beautiful time of year to enjoy crisp sailing on America's Cup l2 Meters. We are available for Private Custom Charters (401-849-5868) and ..


Labor Day Weekend Sailing

Summer is still here! 2 hour Ticketed Sails (/ticketed-sails) and Private Charters (/customized-charters) are still available for the Holiday Week..


Gary Jobson writes about Weatherly's Opera House Win

Gary Jobson, sailor, television commetator and author was calling tactics onboard Weatherly for The Opera House Cup. Read his article (https://12..


Weatherly wins in Nantucket!

Congratulations to Weatherly winner of the 2019 Opera House Cup and Nantucket Race Week l2 Meter Division! Nantucket Race week enjoyed good mod..


12 Metre World Championships

Starting tomorrow here in Newport, RI 21 historic l2 Meters will be racing in Five Divisions for the l2 Metre Worlds. ACC's Intrepid US-22 will ..


Happy 4th of July!

Celebrate summer with a Private Charter or a Ticketed Daily Sail on board one of our winning America's Cup 12 Meter yachts. We sail all season ti..


They're Baaaaack

Soundings informative June article about the upcoming 12 Metre World Championship's from July 8 to 13th in Newport, RI. Racing Private Charters a..


Sailing Season is almost here!

It's Springtime in the boat yard but we will be sailing soon. Private Custom Charters are available the 1st of May and our 2 hour Ticketed Sails ..


A Sailor's Valentines

Celebrate Valentine's Day with 14% off Ticketed Sails for the 2019 season and in stock Crew Gear. Doesn't that sweet sailor deserve a sail aboard..


Holiday Shopping

Give the gift of America's Cup l2 Meter Sailing! The Holiday Season is upon is, give your sailor a beautiful experience of sailing aboard our win..


Columbus Day Weekend Sailing

Warm Autumn sailing for Columbus Day Weekend forecasted! Our 2 hour Ticketed Sails are available for the holiday, ACC ends the 2018 Ticketed Sail..


Congratulations to American Eagle!

American Eagle takes top honors for the Traditional Division of the 2018 l2 Metre Championships last weekend. The 8 races over the 3 days had cl..


l2 Metre North American Championship

Sept. 21-23rd the l2 Metre North American Championship will be held here in Newport with Ida Lewis Yacht Club the organizing authority. Weatherl..


Rolex NYYC Race Week

A great three days of racing outside Narragansett Bay, with mulitple races per day in bright blue skies with good winds. The ACC fleet faired wel..


Happy 4th of July

Celebrate America's birthday with a sail aboard an America's Cup Charters' yacht. Daily Ticketed Sales (401-846-9886) and Private Sails (401-849-5..


ACC 1-2-3 NYYC Annual Regatta

The Regatta sailed on Saturday and Sunday proved challenging in the light and variable breezes, however ACC's American Eagle took top honors in th..


New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta

America's oldest annual regatta will be held June 8th-10th here in Newport, RI. On Friday, the racing begins with the Around - the - Island race..


Volvo 65's Heading Our Way

They are expected to arrive early next week, come help celebrate the world's premier offshore race. The Race Village at Fort Adams will be ope..


The Season Begins!

We are back sailing the 1st week of May, come join us with a Ticketed Sail or a Private Charter. Our classic yachts will be gracing Narragansett ..


Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stop Over

The world's premier offshore race, Volvo Ocean Race will have it's 9th stop in Newport, RI. Around May 8th we expect to see the Volvo 65's on the..


Happy Thanksgiving

We would like to thank all of you for chartering with us this past season. Have a wonderful holiday and safe travels...


Ticketed Sails

This Saturday, October 21st will be our last ticketed sail of the 2017 sailing season. It should be beautiful Autumn sailing, book your tickets..


Columbus Day Sailing

Private Charters and Daily Ticketed Sails still available for Columbus Day weekend. Enjoy the holiday with an Autumn sail onboard our classic Ame..


l2 Metre North American Championship Results

Wind effects from Hurricane Jose caused Friday's sailing to be cancelled and no breeze on Sunday resulted in no racing. But the three races held ..


Annual l2 Meter North American Championship

3 of America's Cup Charters historic l2 Meter yachts will be racing in the North American Championship held here in Newport, September 22nd - 24th..


Beautiful Fall Sailing

Downtown and The Bay are a bit quieter, perfect for a Newport visit and America's Cup Sailing. Contact Us (/contact_us.html) for your Private Cha..


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 Class Regatta. Wednesday 8/23-Saturday 8/26 from 10a..


From Edgartown to Nantucket

Edgartown Yacht Club's l2 Metre Regatta had a great turn out of Classic, Modern and Grand Prix l2's this weekend. Unusually light breezes domina..


Edgartown Yacht Club l2 Metre Regatta

Friday, July 11th-13th Intrepid, American Eagle and Weatherly will be racing on the waters off Martha's Vineyard for the Edgartown Yacht Club's l2..


Festive Weekend in Newport

This weekend Newport is hosting the Folk Festival and the Candy Store Cup Superyacht Regatta. Enjoy sailing with us on world class America's Cup ..


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 Grand Prix, Modern and Traditional Classes will be ..


Happy 4th of July!

Join us for a celebratory sail! Summer sailing is here, enjoy the cool breezes of Narragansett Bay on board a winning America's Cup yacht. Contac..


RI Monthly Cover Shot

Weatherly made RI Monthly June Cover - yes, Summer in Newport! We agree nothing says Newport Summer's like sailing on our America's Cup Classic Ya..


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 and get hands on experience with racing classic Ame..


l2 Metre Results

Nefertiti took top honors for the l2 Traditional Division and Intrepid placed 3rd in the Modern Division for the 163rd NYYC Annual Regatta. Satur..


Newport MetreFest 2017

A new regatta for International Rule sailing yachts is being held in Newport June 9-11th. Sail Newport is providing docks for all the MetreFest en..


Support NESS while l2 Meter Racing

We will be racing in Stonington Harbor June 2nd to support New England Science & Sailing Foundation. Three l2 Meters will be racing and there..


Memorial Day Weekend

Start the summer right and get l2 Meter sailing! Daily Ticketed Sails and Private Charters are available. Book online (/online-booking) or call ..


Sailing Season is Here

The l2's will be back sailing our beautiful Narragansett Bay next week! Another great sailing season is ahead of us - Join US and book your day on..


Want to Race?

Join us on either June 25th or July 16th for a 3 hour racing experience. Hands on racing America's Cup l2 Meter yachts. Multiple l2's on the line..


Book Online

The Ticketed Day Sails calendar for May and June is online for your booking ease. The rest of the sailing season will be added shortly! Book On..


Coastal Winter Storm

It's snowing now, but we're looking foward to a sunny and bright 2017 sailing season. Blue skies are heading our way - book your day on the water..


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's never too early to book your special event...


Holiday Shopping

Great gifts for your sailor! Grew and sailing Gift Certificates available Online (/crew_gear.html) or Call us (401) 849-5868 and we'll ship it r..


Off Season and Offshore!

Both owners of America's Cup Charters, George Hill and Herb Marshall, sailed south this month. George helped to deliver a classic yawl from Newpor..


Autumn l2 Meter Sailing

Ticketed Sails still available for Columbus Day Weekend, Friday through Monday and the next two weekends for Saturday only. Private charters avai..


Weatherly takes top honors.

Good breezes and blue skies prevailed for Sail Nantucket's Regatta 2 day event. The l2 Meter Class raced with in Division 3. It was good closes..


Edgartown Yacht Club l2 Meter Regatta

Congratulations to both American Eagle and Interpid for winning top honors at the Edgartown Yacht Club's l2 Meter Regatta. American Eagle won the..


Nantucket Sailing

Give us a call to book your sail in Nantucket - we're heading there soon! Give Julie a call 401-849-5868...


Jazz Festival Weekend is Here!

Listen to some amazing Jazz and get sailing on a Jazzy classic America's Cup Racer! Tickets are still available call Bruce at 401-846-9886 or Boo..


Summer Special Charter Rates

Catch a cooling breeze - book with America's Cup Charters today! Call 401-849-5868 or Contact Us (/contact_us.html) and ask about our Summer Spec..


Sailing and Music what could be better?

The Folk Festival is on and next weekend is the Newport Jazz Festival. Hear great music and join us for a Sail - what an extraordinary Newport we..


Opera House Cup

Nantucket's classic wooden yacht race August 21st - charters available for this Classic! Give Julie a call in the office at 401-849-5868 or Email..


3 Hour Racing Experience 7/17/16

Get racing on July 17th with our 3 hour Racing Experience from 12pm-3pm. Hands on experience -book a ticket Online (/online-booking) or give Bruc..


Happy 4th of July!

Happy Independence Day! Show your Independence from shoreside worries - joins us for a great sail! Show your Red, White and Blue sail on our Ame..


An unusual NYYC Spring Regatta

The America's Cup Charters l2 Meters racing all came through the Regatta unscathed, but it was a very unusual weekend of racing. 3 dismastings, s..


Weatherly on CBS Sunday Morning

Watch this Sunday! Weatherly was filmed for CBS News Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood for an episode on "Design". Filming took place last Sunda..


NYC America's Cup Racing this weekend

America's Cup racing to transform lower Manhattan and Hudson River as iconic event returns for the first time in 96 years. For more information, ..


Splash! 3 are In and 1 to go!

American Eagle, Weatherly and Nefertiti are launched and back on Narragansett Bay to start the 2016 Season. Intrepid will be joining her stablema..


Look who they are photographing!

American Eagle is front and center during a Photography Workshop. Join Award winning nautical photographer Onne Van der wal for a 2016 Workshop o..


Busy PreSeason

We are busy at the boat yards getting all the l2's ready for the 2016 season. Lots of differnet projects going on - engine work, rigging, sanding,..


Online Ticketed Sails Calendar

The Online Ticketed Sails calendar is online and up to date for the 2016 season. We look forward to hearing from you!..


A Sailors' Valentine

A sunset ticket for two? Give your Valentine’s a ticket for a 2 hour sail, your second ticket will be $15 off. Your tickets can be used from June ..


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 open for business, contact us (/contact_us.html) fo..


Holiday Office Hours

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


Holidays by the Sea

We are offering 10% off Gift Certificates and Crew Gear throught December 31st for Holiday by the Sea. Stop by our office or contact us (/contact_..


12 Metre North American Championships sponsored by Bai

A big thanks to the new title sponsor Bai Brands, manufacturers of all -natural antioxidant infusion drinks and the returning sponsors, the Turne..


Congratulations to Herb Marshall!

Herb Marshall was Awarded the Ted Turner Trophy last night at the Annual 12 Metre Yacht Club's dinner. It was a delicious dinner at the 12 Metre ..


Weatherly Big Winner

Weatherly was the big winner at the MoY Classic Yacht Regatta this weekend. Weatherly captured Best Overall Performance and 2nd Place for Classic..


Labor Day Holiday Weekend

Get sailing this Holiday weekend - beautiful summer weather ahead! Call 401-846-9886 or Book Online (/online-booking) for Ticketed Sails...


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 Friday and The Opera House Cup on Sunday. The 2 d..


Nantucket Race Week

The first day of Nantucket's Race Week l2 Meter Regatta saw beautiful sunny skies and light breezes. In the Classic Division American Eagle, Weat..


Shop Online!

Check out our new and improved Online Store (). We now offer Cotton or Tech Polos and Solar Tech T-shirts along with our Sailor Caps. You can al..


Newport Jazz Festival

Newport Jazz Festival July 31-Aug 2 at Fort Adams. Get on the water and take in the sight of Jazz Festival as you sail with us on Narragansett Ba..


Newport Folk Festival and Sailing

What could be better? Coming to town for some great music, enrich your Newport experience with a sail aboard an America's Cup l2 Meter yacht. Get..


3 hour Racing Experience

A few spots are still available for our July 19th 3 hour racing experience. Book now (/online-booking) or call 401.846.9886 to get "hands on" rac..


Sail to Prevail - Greenwich, CT

Sunday's fundraising regatta was a success. Storm blew through in the morning leaving a sunshine and gusty NW winds for a afternoon of spectacula..


Purchase your Sail online

Online purchasing now available at In addition to purchasing online Gift Certificates and Crew Gear we now offer 2 hour t..


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 York Yacht Club's 161st annual regatta. Friday feat..


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 presented by Rolex. Starts Friday the 12th, keep an ..


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

Weatherly captured first place in the l2 Meter Division for the Leukemia Cup and more importantly 5th place for Team Fundraising. The RI Chapeter ..


Volvo 65's on the way to Lisbon

Newport witnessed a great celebration of yacht racing when it hosted the Volvo Ocean Race North American Stopover. Rhode Island, Newport, the spo..


The Volvos are in!

The fleet is complete and all are safe in Newport! It's an exciting time to be here, visit Race Village at Ft. Adams and get out sailing aboard o..


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 tradition of great yacht racing in Newport. Twelve A..


See the Volvo TransAtlantic Start May 17th

Join us sailing during the Volvo Newport Stopover - we have a few exciting options (/announcements/the-volvo-ocean-race-newport-stopover) for you!..


For your Sailor Valentine

Purchase a gift certificate for two for our Daily Sail or for our 3 hour racing experience and receive a complimentary sailor's cap for your Sailo..


Winter Storm Juno

We are glad to report the fleet faired well as Winter Storm Juno hammered the area. Newport experienced steady 20 mph winds with gusts up to 50 m..


The Volvo Ocean Race - Newport Stopover

Sail on a l2 and watch the Volvo 65's - here are some options. America’s Cup Charters’ 2015 Sailing Seas..


Arctic Blast

Temperatures are low in Newport and the 12's are tucked away for winter. But a new sailing season is around the corner - remember to book early f..


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 Store ( an..


Custom Crew Gear for the Holidays

Yes, the Holidays are coming up fast! December 1st is the deadline for custom orders to assure your gifts will arrive on time. Give us a call 4..


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 onboard an America's Cup 12 Meter yacht! Give Julie a c..


Last weekend for Ticketed Sails!

This will be our last weekend for ticketed sails - so give Bruce a call at 401-846-9886 and enjoy this Indian Summer weather. We will be sailing..


12 Metre North American Championship Weekend

Wow, what a weekend! Good racing and good celebrations were had. The 12 Metres were put through their paces with 2 days of racing North of the b..


l2 Metre North American Championships

In Newport, RI this weekend Sept 26-28 will be the l2 Metre North American Championship. Keep an eye out for competitive l2 Meter racing, dependi..


Sept. 11-14 Newport International Boat Show

This weekend is the largest in water boat show in the country-the 44th annual Newport International Boat Show. Take a look at some great boats, b..


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 American regatta held in Newport, RI. Classic raci..


ACC shines in Nantucket

America's Cup Charters' l2 Meters take top honors in Nantucket. Congrats to Nefertiti for taking first for Nantucket race week! In the 12 Meter ..


42nd Annual Opera House Cup

Once again our fleet will be well represented at the Opera House Cup this Sunday in Nantucket. The Opera House Cup was the first wooden single hu..


Edgartown YC 12 Metre Regatta

There was close racing in the Grand Prix and Traditional Divisions at the Edgartown YC 12 Metre Regatta this weekend. It was American Eagle, Weat..


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 today and racing Friday-Sunday, nice collection of ..


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 for an afternoon of racing followed by a reception..


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

America's Cup Charters ranked #22 in Mapques'ts "99 Summer Travel Quest" series for great summer travel ideas for around the country! They scour..


Sail to Prevail Greenwich, CT Regatta

Sunday, June 22st Weatherly, Nefertiti, American Eagle and Intrepid raced off Greenwich, CT for a Sail to Prevail Fundraiser. It was a great day ..


Mystic Seaport and ACC join forces!

This July will mark the 5th annual Mystic Seaport Regatta with America's Cup 12 Meter yachts. Spaces are still available - give them a call to re..


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 Newport. Join us for a 3 hour interactive sail aboard a..


We're launching! Another season begins.

American Eagle and Weatherly are launched and looking forward to starting another season! Nefertiti and Intrepid are soon to follow. We've had a..


Ticketed Racing Now Available

Join us for 12 Meter racing on either July 20th or August 24th (12-3 pm) for $195 per person. We are now taking reservations and space is limited..


Team Building Package with The Newport

We are pleased to be offering a Team Building package deal with The Newport Harbor Hotel and Marina for our corporate clients again this seas..


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 Meter yacht and a box of chocolate truffles. Thi..


Wishing you smooth sailing for 2014!

We at America's Cup Charters wish you good health, much happiness and of course smooth sailing for the New Year! Cheers to a bright and peaceful ..


Don't forget your Sailor!

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


l2 Days of Cyber Sails

Forget Black Friday and Cyber Monday, America's Cup Charters introduces l2 Days of Cyber Sails! Now thru December 7, 2013. 25% OFF IN-STOCK G..


Fleet being put away for the Season

It was a great season ending with beautiful warm Fall sailing. But now American Eagle, Intrepid, Nefertiti and Weatherly are all at their winter ..


Ticketed Sails - our last 2 Weekends.

Get onboard for a ticketed sail during this amazing Indian Summer weather we are enjoying. The last weekend is October 27th, give us a call at 40..


12 Metre North Americans

Last weekend the 12 Metre North Americans were held in Newport with 3 great days of racing. These 12 Metres of The Cups' Golden Era of racing sho..


Oracle Team USA Victorious!

Congratulations to Oracle Team USA! It was great perseverance by the sailors and shore crew to overcome the biggest deficit in Amer..


Join Us for Fall Sailing

The weather is amazing, get onboard our America's Cup 12 meters for fall sailing! We offer private charters through October and daily ticketed sa..


Film Wood/Sails/Dreams

If you are fan of wooden boats head over to the Jane Pickens Theater this Friday at 6pm for Wood/Sails/Dreams. Wonderful film that explores the wo..


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 be adding ticketed sails to the schedule. Friday 9/..


Beautiful Fall Sailing

Labor Day has passed but the sailing season hasn't! We are chartering till the end of October and also have a trip down Long Island Sound to NYC ..


New Sail and Stay Newport Package

Have a Newport Seaworthy Stay. Enjoy wonderful in town accommodations at The Mill Street Inn and then walk to our docks for your sail aboard one o..


Nantucket Sailing

Good sailing by Weatherly, American Eagle and Nefertiti crews during Nantucket Race Week and The Opera House this past week. It was a great "road..


American Eagle takes EYC 12 Metre Regatta

Congratulations to American Eagle and Crew for taking top honors in the Classic Traditional Divison at the Edgartown Yacht Clu..


Big Win for Classic Yachts

Congratulations to Dorade winning the Trans-Pacific race a second time…. 77 years after the first win. Owners Matt Brooks and Pam Rorke Le..


Newport Folk Festival this Weekend

If you are coming to town for the Folk Festival - don't forget another uniquely Newport experience. Sail with us aboard classic America's Cup yach..


Cool off - catch a breeze!

Onshore it's hot! Get onboard with a charter or ticketed sail and COOL OFF! Summer doesn't last forever, give us a call for a "cool" sailing exp..


Celebrate the 4th of July with a Sail!

For the Holiday weekend we are offering a special (discounted) ticketed price and more sailing trips. For Thursday 7/4-Saturday 7/6 we are sailin..


Ted Hood Designer and Skipper of Nefertiti

Ted Hood, sailor, sailmaker, rigging innovator, yacht designer, and boatbuilder passed away on June 28th. He will be missed not only by his famil..


4th of July Ticketed Schedule

We are adding an afternoon ticketed sail to the holiday schedule. Celebrate the 4th by sailing on our l2's in Newport - now that's summer! Thursd..


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 named after our 12's. We enjoyed celebrating the new..


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 Class 40's for a fantastic week of sailing. #118..


Count down to the Atlantic Cup

If you like sailing, racing or cool yacht design join America's Cup Charters May 23-26th during The Atlantic Cup. We are joining forces with The ..


New Corporate Package Deal!

We are very excited to announce a partnership with The Newport Harbor Hotel and Marina for our corporate clients. For over 15 years The Newport h..


Life on the Coast

Life on the Coast is a new free mobile app and annual digital magazine highting the people, places and businesses that line the shore from Rhode I..


Atlantic Cup Racing and America's Cup Charters Team Up

America’s Cup Charters 12 Meter Class yachts and the Atlantic Cup Class 40 Racing yachts join forces for a fantastic sailing we..


Sweet Sailing for Valentine's Day!

Sweet Sailing - a Rich Experience! Be original this Valentine's Day, give a gift certificate for the Love of sailing and Chocolate! "Sweet Saili..


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! Sail Newport will be the supervising authority f..


Weatherly makes "Overseas News" in Classic Boat

It just came to our attention that Weatherly made the "Overseas News" in the Brittish publication, Classic Boat - The World's Most Beautiful Boats..


Happy New Year!

We wish you all fair winds for this New Year! We look forward to getting you back out on the water or introduce you to l2 Meter sailing this seas..


The 12's Days of Christmas

George Hill, Herb Marshall, Julie Lassy and the whole crew of America's Cup Charters wishes you all a Happy Holiday Season. Cheers to a New Yea..


ACC has gone mobile!

ACC has gone mobile! We know our clients are on the go and use multiple mobile devices so we wanted to make it fast and easy for you to see and ge..


Spring Like Weather

We're having some incredible Spring like weather, makes you want to go sailing! Since the 12's will be back in the water before you know it - o..


Sailing Legend "Tuna" Wullschleger

Arthur “Tuna” Wullschleger passed away on November 25th at the age of 94. Tuna was the father of Nefertiti’s Sears Wullschleger ..


Sailing Tuesday Discounts

Box Stores have Black Friday, Small Business has Local Saturday and Online Stores have Cyber Monday.... America's Cup Charters has "Sailing ..


ACC Crew Gear for Holiday Gifts

Yes, it's true! The holidays are around the corner. Crew Gear is a perfect gift for all the sailors in your life. Check out ou..


Dede Forker Hagen

Dede Forker Hagen August 17, 1964 - September 14,2012 We at ACC are saddened to announce the passing of Dede Hagen in ..


Hurricane Sandy

America's Cup Charters fleet all weathered Sandy without incident. Intrepid andWeatherly were hauled out while American Eagle and Nefertiti w..


Weatherly's National Register of Historic Places News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Barby MacGowan, Media Pro Int'l, +1 401-849-0220, or Lindsey Smith Hill, Ameri..


Weatherly in the News

America's Cup Champ Wins Another Prize. Yacht Weatherly Listed on the National Register of Historic Places. We're making the news in New Zealnd ..


Martha Stewart blogs about her Intrepid sail.

Martha Stewart blogged about sailing aboard Intrepid during the New York Harbor School Regatta last week. Some fun pictures of her on the he..


Back in Home Waters

American Eagle, Weatherly and Intrepid just returned to home waters from their sail down Long Island Sound. We chartered out of North Cove Marina ..


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 challenger, Gretel. Although Weatherly was built for t..


2012 12 Meter North American Championship

America's Cup yachtsmen Dennis Conner, Ted Turner, Tom Whidden, Gary Jobson, Robbie Doyle and many other fomer America's Cup sailors ..


Newport International Boat Show

Newport International Boat Show 9/13-9/16 Are you heading to Newport to see some boats? Why not go sailing on some very cool and..


The 33rd Annual MoY Classic Yacht Regatta

We had a great weekend with The 33rd Annual Museum of Yachting Classic Yacht Regatta (9/1-9/2). Blue skies and moderate but shift..


Nantucket Race Week

Nantucket Yacht Club 12 Meter Regatta (8/16-817) Day 1 - light winds which only allowed one shorten race. Day 2 - perfect conditions! Flat se..


Edgartown Yacht Club 12 Meter Regatta

Edgartown Yacht Club 12 Meter Regatta It was flat water with strong winds (15-26mph) for the Edgartown Regatta this weekend. In the Tra..


Road Trip!

We're getting ready to "hit the road" for upcoming l2 Meter Regattas. Edgartown Yacht Club l2 Meter Regatta is August 10-12, then it's off to Nan..


Newport Jazz Festival

Newport Jazz Festival Aug 3rd-5th The Newport Jazz Festival is this weekend at Fort Adams - come hear cool jazz and sail aboard our cool..


Newport Folk Festival July 27-29th

The Folk Festival ( is sold out, if you are a lucky one with a ticket cool off with a sail after the show! No Fes..


Newport Folk Festival July 27-29th

The Folk Festival ( is sold out. If you are a lucky one with a ticket, cool off with a sail after the show! No Festiv..


July 4th Week Event Schedule

Another exciting week in Newport. For July 4-6th we will be offering an afternoon and sunset ticketed sails. Enjoy a cool afternoon breeze with ..


AC World's Series Event Schedule

These fast and exciting catamarans are fantastic to watch race right off Fort Adams, Newport, RI. A few photos to get the idea - http://www.face..


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 snacks between 9-10am and check out some past Amer..


Our America's Cup World Series Event Schedule

The America's Cup World Series is here! Come see the fast, exciting catamarans race right off Fort Adams in Narragansett Bay. For your Amer..


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. Dozens of containers are assembled into mobile shop..


NYYC Annual Regatta - l2 Meter Results

It was a near perfect weekend for the NYYC Annual Regatta. Friday and Sunday were great sailing, while Saturday was slightly marred by..


The Perfect Father's Day Gift!

June 17th, get Dad onboard for Father's Day! Private charters and ticketed sails available. Hey, Dad always wanted to sail a l2 Met..


Viewing Reception at the Towers

On Thursday, June 21st watch the first ever South County 12 Meter Regatta in style at the Towers Viewing Reception. The event includes hors d'oeu..


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, 2012. Famed America's Cup Charters l2 Meters wil..


Nefertiti's In!

Nefertiti was rolled down the shipyard in a BIG craine yesterday- so big she could keep her mast in. Then she was gently slipped back into Newpor..


American Eagle is back in town!

American Eagle's winter season is behind her. She "went in" at Cove Haven last week, got her mast stepped Monday and Herb sailed her down to Newp..


Weatherly Splashes!

The season has begun! Weatherly is back in the water and will be chartering this weekend. Her stablemates American Eagle, Nefertiti and Intrepid..


Our America's Cup World Series Event Schedule

The America's Cup World Series is heading to Newport! Come see the fast, exciting catamarans race right off Fort Adams in Narragansett Bay. For ..


Weatherly: Preserving a piece of Maritime History

Check out this film clip from Wood/Sails/Dreams features Georg..


Congratulations to Paul Callahan!

Friend and colleague of America's Cup Charters, Paul Callahan has qualified to be the Sonars skipper of the US paralympic sailing team in London t..


2011 National Sailing Hall of Fame

Congratulations to The 2011 inductees of the National Sailing Hall of Fame. Last Sunday at The San Diego Yacht Club 11 of the 15 had a hand in 17..


12 Metre North American Championships

2011 12 Metre North American Championships Ted Turner Wins: A Blast from the Past NEWPORT, R.I. (Sept. 30, 2011) -- Media mogul Ted Turner..


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 Ticketed 2 hour sails will end September 25! So give ..


Edgartown Yatch Club 12 Meter Regatta

Edgartwon Yacht Club 12 Meter Regatta (Aug 13 -14) saw some very tight racing this year. On Saturday, 2 races where held with American Eagle, Columbi..


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 America's Top 10 Beautiful Places segment. http://a..


Weatherly sail on ABC Good Morning America

Newport has been choosen as one of Good Morning America's 10 Most Beautiful Places! Monday. August 8, between 7- 9am not only will Newport be featu..


Congrats American Eagle!

Newport was hot this past weekend, but one good way to cool off was to get offshore and go sailing. Six “Twelves&r..


2011 Regatta Racing

Let's go racing! We have a few yachts available for various 12 Meter Regattas this season. Get your team together - it's great competition! Check ou..


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 Meters. The J Class Newport Regatta will be sailed..


Attention "Best Men" ( has chosen America's Cup Charters as the best Boating Adventure in Rhode Island! They have a state..


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 exciting to have them back in Newport! So why not ..


"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 the J Class". Before the 12's raced for the Amer..


2011 Regatta Calender

All the 12's are in the boat yards, rigs are being pulled and yachts hauled for winter storage.... But 2011 racing season is around the corner. The 2..


12 Meter North Americans

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


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, the oldest trophy in international sport will be on ..


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 12m Regatta in Greenwich, CT June 4th-6th. It's a..


Splash Day!

April 15th tax day, why yes, but more importantly for America's Cup Charters it was Splash Day! It was a bright and beautiful day for Weatherly an..


America's Cup returns to USA!

The 33rd America’s Cup was won by American challenger BMW/ Oracle Racing (BOR) in their giant trimaran. This bitterly contentious match spent far ..


Sailing World 12 Meter Article

Dave Powlison's article "An Excersize in Nostalgia" in this month's Sailing World (Jan/Feb 2010) features ACC's classic 12 Meters. The article opens w..


Happy Holidays!

George Hill, Herb Marshall and Julie Lassy and the crew of America's Cup Charters wish you Happy Holidays! The 12's are all hauled and stored for the ..


12 Metre Worlds Results

The 12 Metre Worlds were held here in Newport from September 22 through 27. It was a great week of racing and socializing! Almost all of the 12 Metre ..


12 Metre Worlds are here!

The 12 Metre Worlds begin Wednesday September 23 and racing continues through Saturday the 26th Seventeen 12 Metres will be competing here in Newport,..


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 out of classics yachts. For the 12 Meter Class it w..


Congratulations to American Eagle!

The Nantucket Yacht Club's 12 Meter Regatta was held August 13th and 14th in trying wind and sea conditions. The first day of racing saw high Northeas..


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 regatta again fielded a wonderful fleet of yachts...


Congratulations to Weatherly and Intrepid!!

Congratulations are due to America's Cup Charters Weatherly and Intrepid for their victorious weekend of racing. This past weekend (Aug. 8, 9th) The E..


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 USA team was outscored by India on the polo ..


The Newport Trophy

America's Cup Charter's American Eagle wins the Newport Trophy this weekend! The Newport Trophy was held here in Newport, RI this past weekend wit..


Coastal Living Newport Regatta

America's Cup Charters is proud to be an official partner of the 2009 Coastal Living Newport Regatta, July 11-12. It is a weekend full of Newport's Be..


Wine, Cheese and Yachting too!

Newport's Best.... America's Cup Charters and Newport Vineyards are teaming up for a exclusive 2 hour sail followed by a private wine and cheese recep..


!Holiday Sailing!

The Holiday is upon us, so celebrate with an unforgettable sailing experience aboard our winning 12 Meter yachts. Hoist the sails, get on the grinders..


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 at a local news stand or view a virtual copy on li..


Racing Ticketed Sails

For the 2009 season America's Cup Charters will be offering 3 hour ticketed sails for the racing enthusiast. Over the years we have been asked by ind..


Providence Business News

Providence Business News featured America's Cup Charters in their March 9th issue. "Sailing spurs bonding, competition" article highlighted the compa..


Stephen Fry in America

America's Cup charters' Weatherly is prominently featured in the new book "Stephen Fry in America", Harper Collins publisher. The British actor an..


America's Cup Charters Celebrates Cup Racing Legacy

World's Largest 12 Meter Fleet Continues to Inspire NEWPORT, R.I. -- Though the current America's Cup competition is in legal disarray and sai..


Big Birthdays for Weatherly and Easterner

Both Weatherly (/weatherly.html) (US 17) and Easterner (/easterner.html) (US 18) are turning 50 this spring! In 1958 they were among the first of ..

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