The Hinckley 59 Southwester is a true classic sailor's yacht- a  
fast sloop, beautifully designed and constructed.  Eclipse is
very spacious, with 3 private staterooms, a spacious galley, and
an extraordinary main cabin.  In addition to a full set of sails the
vessel has a 140 HP diesel engine.  Hot and cold running
water,  heat and air conditioning, a full walk in shower and three
heads with showers ensure comfort for all aboard.  The interior
is beautifully fitted out with a classic teak and holly cabin sole
and mahogany and teak woodwork with the world renowned
Hinckley quality craftsmanship.   

Bring along your favorite tunes( Ipod or CDs).  Snorkel gear or
kayaks available upon request.

The Captain of Eclipse :

The Captain of Eclipse is Bob Cavanagh, a native of Little
Compton, RI.   A very friendly and professional captain, he
works to ensure every guest aboard has a wonderful

Captain Bob has over 30  years of year-round experience on the
water as a commercial fisherman, and designed and built his
own 54 foot lobster boat, named after his daughter, Alison
Rose.     Bob is a licensed Captain with a United States Coast
Guard 100 Ton Master's license with sail and towing
endorsements.  Bob has sailed Hinckley Yachts on the entire
Atlantic coast,  from the southern Caribbean to the Canadian
border.   He has sailed Eclipse in the Newport to Bermuda
race.  Bob and his wife, Barbara, have three grown children,
who also enjoy sailing.  In addition to life on the water, they also
enjoy skiing and family.  
Sakonnet Charters

Newport charter sailing
New England charter sailing
Combination Charter Fishing/Sailing Packages
Narragansett Bay Charter Sailing
Charter sailing in the Caribbean
romantic sunset cruises
Harbor tours
Executive Teambuilding
lighthouse sightseeing cruises
or other custom sailing charters!

Currently chartering out of Sakonnet Point, Newport, Rhode Island and other ports in
Southern New England
New England Charter Sailing
Newport Crewed Charter Sailing
Directions to our home port- Click here!

Note: by arrangement, we can pick up in
many locations in southern New England,
including Newport and Block Island.
A Hinckley Southwester 59'
Available for Charter!
Layout of Eclipse, a Hinckley 59' Sailing Yacht use.d for charters

Eclipse is available for charters for the summer and fall of 2013!

To inquire about reservations, please contact Bob or Barbara at
(401) 474-2405 or email us:
The Galley aboard Eclipse, a Hinckley 59 Charter Sailboat in Newport, RI
insured.  Our captains hold current USCG 100 Ton
Master's licenses with sail and commercial towing
endorsements and are certified in American Red
Cross First Aid and CPR.  Our vessels are equipped
with all required US Coast Guard safety equipment.
The Hinckley 59 Eclipse sailing in front of the Newport Bridge, Newport, Ri
Captain Robert Cavanagh of Sakonnet Charters, sailing in Newport, RI
The bow of the charter sailboat Eclipse.
The beautiful main salon of ECLIPSE, a Hinckley yacht.
The spacious aft cabin and head aboard the charter sailing yacht Eclipse
The spacious aft cabin aboard Eclipse, a Hinckley 59 charter sailing yacht
The cockpit of Eclipse, in Newport Harbor- a luxury charter sailing yacht
Comfort and luxury is what you get with Sakonnet Charters.
Eclipse in Newort Harbor, Newport RI
Main salon of Eclipse sailing charter boat.
59 foot Hinckley sailing yacht, Eclipse