International Yacht Restoration School

449 Thames St.
Newport, RI 02840- Map It
(401) 848-5777

AAA Editor Notes

International Yacht Restoration School is at 449 Thames St., in the waterfront district. The School of Technology and Trades teaches future shipwrights the skills, history and science of restoring and maintaining classic wooden yachts. Visitors can watch students at work restoring the Coronet, a 133-foot schooner built in 1885, as well as the school's collection of antique boats. The 2.5-acre waterfront campus offers views of Newport harbor. Exhibits in the museum and library pertain to the sport of yachting. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
Free.
Hours: Museum and library Wed.-Fri. noon-5. School daily 8:30-5. Self-guiding tours Sat.-Sun. Closed major holidays. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.