(Newport, RI)

Alternative to boat ownership.  At lower cost and no hassles.
We do all the work.  You have all the fun!

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Members may use boats at all 3 locations.  View the boats and other info at each location:
  • Freedom Boat Club Warwick, RI  15 boats
  • Freedom Boat Club Portsmouth, RI  6 boats
  • Freedom Boat Club Newport, RI  5 boats

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Freedom Boat Club has been liberating boaters from the hassles and cost of boat ownership for 25 years with over 10,000 Members and more than 100 locations nationwide.


Welcome to Freedom Boat Clubs of Rhode Island with 3 locations to serve you. If you are looking to buy a boat, sell your boat because you don't have the time to maintain it  or you like to rent boats multiple times per year, this is a new alternative without all the hassles that come with owning a boat.

With a membership to our exclusive boat club you don't have to worry about boat maintenance, dock fees, insurance, depreciation, trailers or even clean up. The boat is fueled up and ready to go. You get access to not just one boat but our entire fleet and many more as we expand with new members. We also provide training for the novice boater. Our membership is just a one time membership fee and then monthy dues that cost you way less than just storing your boat would. Call us for more information or send an email to

Whether you are a diver, fisherman or just want to enjoy a day on the water, Freedom Boat Club has the boat for you and will save you thousands of dollars and hundreds of hours of doing the things you don't want to do. We are here to revolutionize boating in Rhode Island AND the US with reciprocal boating privaleges at over 100 locations nationwide!

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Welcome to Freedom Boat Club of Newport:
Enchanting, epic and festive.

Newport sits south of Narragansett Bay on Aquidneck Island (the largest island in the Bay), and our club is right in downtown Newport right on the Harbor. 

The island itself is beholding to see, and is packed with blissful bicycle trails and vineyards to explore before or after your outing. And just a short boat ride away you will find historic Battleship Cove and picturesque Bristol Harbor where you can pull in for some great shopping, delicious dockside dining, or homemade ice cream.

On other days, visit historic Portsmouth and Wickford harbors where you can dock and enjoy fresh local fare while taking in the beautiful surroundings. After lunch, take a leisurely cruise to view the world famous Newport Mansions and Estates, Hammersmith Farm (the former summer home of Jaquelyn Onasis Kennedy), or post card picturesque Mackeral Cove where the only thing you will need to be worry about is your kids laughing too hard as they cannon ball you time and time again. Drive through Jamestown harbor. Visit Rose Island and See Historic Ft Adams. Everyday the harbor changes with many impressive visiting yachts. 

Speaking of kids, they will find endless hours of enjoyment and build memories for a lifetime as they swim, tube, fish, and enjoy exploring the many coves on the bay..not to mention experiencing the sights and sounds of the Blue Angles screaming a mere 300 feet overhead at the annual air show.

And as you head home, you will certainly want to take your time to soak in the amazing sunsets as you drift in Newport harbor knowing that reality is about to set in all too soon. 


(401) 626-1292

1 Commercial Wharf
Newport, RI 02840

Keri Hannouch
(401) 626-1292

Bill Leger
(401) 243-7495


Newport Yachting Center Marina

Located on Newport Harbor at the Newport Yachting Center.  The hub of Newport Harbor. It is home to many slips for annual and transit dockage and fuel dock. It has full showers and baths.  Located in the heart of Newport there are many restaurants, shops and events in easy walking distance. Next door to the Moorings Restaurant. 


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