Explore the origins of American boating onboard a yacht charter in New England. Fondly considered the home of yachting in North America, New England’s rugged coastline is endowed with nautical playgrounds and towns steeped in maritime history. Mingle with the yachting crowd in Newport and soak up the laid-back East Coast ambiance on the stylish holiday islands of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket. Alternatively, for longer charters, cruise to the 17th-century college town of Boston and discover the natural beauty of Maine. You will be immersed in pure natural beauty, delicious cuisine and rich history aboard a New England yacht charter.
New England has long been America’s holiday destination of choice and today; it is best discovered with a New England yacht charter. In the 19th century, the rich and famous headed for what they called “summer cottages” but are, in reality, grand mansions. Glamorous figures like John F. Kennedy and JD Rockefeller, who spent their summers sailing in and around Newport, favored the coastline for its beauty and heritage. Today Newport, Cape Cod and the islands of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket continue to attract notable names to America’s postcard summer yachting destination.
The whole of New England abounds with cultural highlights with something for everyone: gorgeous scenery, charm in abundance and excellent sporting diversity. You will mix and mingle with the yachting crowd in New England’s most charismatic seafront city of Newport, the yachting capital of the world and long-time home of America’s Cup, before cruising to the stylish Edgartown on Martha’s Vineyard or Nantucket Town on the tiny island of Nantucket. Back on the mainland, sail alongside pretty pastel clapperboard houses along with this most historic and scenic of cruising grounds to the 17th-century college town of Boston and the rocky coastline of Maine. Follow in the wake of the Pilgrims as you glide into Provincetown and you will understand why they settled here. Many of the world’s finest superyachts call these cruising grounds home in the summer months – charter a luxury yacht and you will be in great company frolicking through the playground of yachting aficionados.
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