Yacht Charter USA
East coast sailing vacations offer so much diversity that the hardest challenge is deciding where to start your yacht charter.What’s on this page
USA East Coast Sailing Vacations
Sailing the east coast of the USA from Rhode Island means you have a huge coastline and cruising ground to explore, known to be ideal for sailing. Our Warwick, Rhode Island base is well-located for access to explore the beautiful coastal town of Newport – famous for it’s seafood, historic mansions and its rich sailing history.
From Rhode Island, learn about New England’s maritime heritage that goes back to the 17th century with its fishing and shipbuilding industries, or relax on its beaches during your yacht charter in the USA.
You won’t be short of impressive views wherever you sail on the east coast of the USA, and we look forward to welcoming you on board.
Best places to see on the east coast
Rhode Island sailing offers historic waterfronts and 400 miles of coast to explore. Home of the America’s Cup, this is a prime New England sailing ground that includes Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket and Cape Cod. Or you can sail the Hamptons and Long Island.
Stroll the quaint streets of Newport with numerous shops and restaurants. Then enjoy a cocktail on the lawn of the Ocean Cliff Hotel while contemplating where you will sail next. Don’t forget the Sailing Museum, home to the National Sailing Hall of Fame that honors legends of the sport.
When is the best time to visit the USA?
For Rhode Island and New York state, the summer months offer the sunniest days and warmest weather, making them an ideal time for your yacht charter in the USA.
What are the sailing conditions in the USA?
The conditions for sailing the east coast of the USA are generally calm, with pleasant weather and easy sailing in the summer months. New England experiences large tidal ranges.
New England offers plenty of opportunities for short passages where you can stop off and see the sights and explore.
USA wind systems
Calmer winds between April and October for Rhode Island.
What are the mooring fees in the USA?
You’ll find marinas in the main cruising areas, where the fees vary depending on the time of year and chosen destination.
Useful information for USA yacht charters
What is the currency in the USA?
This currency is the US Dollar.
What is the Wi-Fi connection like in the USA?
The Wi-Fi connection and internet access is good, with free Wi-Fi from our marina in Rhode Island.
What is the best way to get to the USA?
Fly into Boston’s Logan International Airport or Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport (PVD) to sail from Warwick, Rhode Island.
Warwick is a short distance away from the Providence, Rhode Island airport and near main supermarkets and places of interest.
Discover East coast sailing vacations with Dream Yacht Charter
Yacht charter USA
If you have sailing experience, you can check out our catamarans and monohulls available for yacht charter. Enjoy creating your own itinerary, provisioning the boat with favorites and sailing at your own pace.
Captain only yacht charters USA
Sailing experience isn’t required to enjoy the perfect sailing vacation. Just hire a skipper to sail you and your guests while you relax and enjoy the scenery.
USA sailing itinerary
Our local base teams have compiled suggested itineraries to help you plan your yacht charter in the east coast of the USA.
A USA east coast sailing vacation will give you memories that will last a lifetime, and you’ll definitely want to return for more.
Visit the destination page for details
FAQSee all our FAQs
What is the cancellation policy for Sail Share?
We highly recommend you arrange travel insurance in case you need to cancel for an unexpected reason to cover non-refundable deposits.
Our Sail Share cabin cancellation fees are:
- More than 90 days before original embarkation date: 25% of the charter fee
- 89 – 60 days before original embarkation date: 50% of the charter fee
- 59 – 30 days before original embarkation date: 75% of the charter fee
- Fewer than 29 days before original embarkation date: 100% of the charter fee
How flexible is the itinerary for a Sail Share charter?
Our yacht itineraries are designed by our destination experts and are set to showcase the best of the destination’s highlights. They are set and not flexible, even if you book all the cabins.
What happens if the weather changes while sailing on a Sail Share charter?
The skipper may decide to change the itinerary if there is bad weather.
Can I choose which cabin I want when I book a Sail Share?
Choose a double cabin with shared bath, or private bath for an additional fee.
Are there child or age restrictions for Sail Share?
Minimum Age: 16 years old
Get inspired! #MyDreamYacht
Follow our customer’s journeys & share your own amazing experiences on Instagram