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Arabella Grand Tour of New England A Luxury Cruise

  • 7 Days 6 Nights
  • Max People : 18
  • Aug 2024 - Sep 2024
  • New England

American Sailing Association has chartered the yacht Arabella and invites you to join us on an amazing seven-day sailing vacation.

Arabella is one of the most beautiful sailing yachts in the world. She epitomizes classic elegance and graceful style and has been an icon along the East Coast in summer and in the Caribbean in winter. Arabella is also US Coast Guard certified, one of the few mega yachts with this designation in our country.

“Arabella” is a 157-foot mega yacht featuring three masts with staysail schooner rigging. She has 20 staterooms with all the modern luxuries you’d expect on a mega yacht – all rooms have their own shower, heads, and individual climate control. “Arabella” has teak decks, a Jacuzzi, cushioned sun deck, as well as a covered aft veranda. Her main salon is spacious enough for all her guests to enjoy fine dining and features a beautiful varnished mahogany bar.

Arabella is an incredible sailing vessel and the captain & crew love to hoist the sails, turn off the engine and feather the prop and give you the chance to helm this magnificent vessel. Discover the magic of Arabella as she slices through the water powered by the wind.

Arabella Staterooms

Owners Stateroom

The Owners Staterooms (#15 and #16) are Arabella’s largest and most luxurious. They are located amidships in the most stable part of the boat. These staterooms feature a queen bed, private shower and head, individual climate control, and plenty of room for you to spread out and relax.

Pricing is $3,450 / person, based on double occupancy.

Premier Stateroom

These spacious Premier Staterooms (#7, #8, #9, #10) are located amidships of the yacht and feature a queen bed, private shower, head, individual climate control, and all the amenities a sailor could ask for.

Pricing is $3,150 / person, based on double occupancy.


Deluxe Stateroom

These Deluxe Staterooms are located in the forward section of the yacht and feature a double bed, private shower, head, and individual climate control.
Deluxe Staterooms #3 and #4 have an over/under single/double bed configuration.

Pricing is $2,950 / person, based on double occupancy.

Double Stateroom

These staterooms are located in the aft section of the yacht and feature a pair of over/under single berths, private shower, head, and individual climate control.

Pricing is $2,200 / person, based on double occupancy.


Single Stateroom

These staterooms are located in the aft section of the yacht and feature a single berth, private shower, head, and individual climate control.

Pricing is $2,850 / person, based on SINGLE occupancy.

This itinerary is only an example. All stops are subject to the captain’s discretion and may vary due to weather or unforeseen circumstances.

Day 1Arrive in Newport

Guests will begin boarding the Arabella at 4pm in historic downtown Newport harbor. Newport is the sailing capital of our country and this is where the America’s Cup Races were held for over 50 years until 1983. The Captain will invite all guests for a “Welcome Aboard Cocktail” on the deck, afterwards guests may go ashore for a night on the town with dinner at one of the many amazing Newport restaurants.

Day 2Sail to Martha's Vineyard

Morning begins with a splendid departure from Newport. We then shake out our canvas and sail over to Martha’s Vineyard. On the “Vineyard,” we will anchor off Edgartown. You can spend the afternoon on the beach or take an island tour. You can also taxi over to Oak Bluffs which is a quaint Victorian village known for its gingerbread houses, eclectic restaurants and Presidential visits. Dinghy back to the Arabella early evening for cocktails and gourmet dinner aboard.

Day 3The Island of Nantucket

This morning begins with an exhilarating sail to Nantucket, the historic island 30 miles out to sea. Nantucket was once the world’s center of the whaling industry and is still largely undeveloped and true to its roots. You can take the launch to a pristine secluded beach or explore in one of our kayaks. There is a Whaling Museum on Broad Street. It originally was a factory for refining whale oil and exhibits all the tools of the trade including a full sized whale skeleton and an incredible collection of scrimshaw. You can also enjoy the fine shopping along the cobblestoned streets of Nantucket’s 19th century downtown.

Day 4Back to Martha’s Vineyard

We will sail back to Edgartown on Martha’s Vineyard. Be sure to pay your respects at the Edgartown Yacht Club which hosts prestigious regattas every summer. You can explore more, go to the beach or visit Chappaquiddick Island and the Cape Pogue Wildlife Refuge. It`s a great place for an invigorating hike. You can also visit the Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, a 200 acre tract owned and operated by the Massachusetts Audubon Society. In the summer nature trails are ripe with blueberry, blackberry and beach plums.

Day 5Cuttyhunk Island

After rising to a beautiful sunrise and hearty breakfast, we will weigh anchor and set sail for the enchanting island of Cuttyhunk. This jewel of the Elizabethan Islands has one of the most picturesque harbors in all of New England. The evening will find us on the beach for a real New England lobster bake, complete with all the trimmings included in your fare.

Day 6Return to Newport & Disembark

We set sail in the morning and return to Newport late morning/early afternoon. Enjoy breakfast with your shipmates on your final day under Arabella’s billowing sails. After your grand entrance to Newport Harbor, you can choose to disembark that same day or, if your schedule permits, you can spend another night onboard in Newport.

Day 7Disembark

Disembark by 11 am. Use your extra time in Newport to visit the mansions, sail on an America’s Cup 12 Meter, ride the Rum Runner at sunset and party like a sailor.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where do we meet Arabella?

Arabella will be anchored in Newport, Rhode Island. Once you arrive to Newport the Arabella crew will shuttle you out to the ship. Details on where to pick up the tender will be provided prior to arriving n Newport.

What is the easiest way to get to Newport Rhode Island?

Most Major Airlines fly into Providence, Rhode Island. Also, train service from major east coast cities also arrives in Providence. From Providence, a taxi or rideshare is about 40 minutes to the dock.

Are there electrical outlets in the cabins?

Yes. Each of the cabins has individual electrical outlets. Each cabin has a full head, shower, and climate control. Drawers are also situated beneath the bunk for proper storage of clothing.

Are dinners included on this cruise?

Two dinners will be included on Arabella and one clambake on Cuttyhunk (conditions permitting) will be included. All other dinners will be ashore and the responsibility of the passengers. Breakfast and lunch will be included along with periodic snacks. Water and soft drinks are also included. Alcoholic beverages are NOT included.

Are linens included?

Yes. The staterooms are fully stocked with towels and bedding. It is recommended that you bring a beach towel for your onshore excursions.

Cancellation Policy

The Cruise Fare shall be deemed to be earned when paid and not refundable except as stated herein. If a guest cancels a trip 60 or more days in advance, they will receive a refund of all monies paid to ASA except 50% of the deposit. If a guest cancels a trip between 30 and 60 days, they will receive a refund of all monies paid except the full deposit. No cancelations are permitted within the final 30 days. If the guest fails to make an agreed-upon payment when due, they will be charged a $15 late fee for each additional day. If the guest fails to make a payment after 10 days after it was due, their contract can be canceled and no deposits will be returned.

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