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International Yacht Restoration School

International Yacht Restoration School Review

You can watch work being done on historically significant sailboats and powerboats from an elevated catwalk inside the 1903 Restoration Hall—a large brick building that was once an electric power plant. The 2½-acre campus on lower Thames Street is also home to the 1831 Aquidneck Mill, which has a maritime reference library with more than 4,000 nautical titles, including some 100 rare books, logbooks, yacht registers, and yacht club directories. Also see ongoing restoration of the 1885 racing schooner Coronet.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 449 Thames St., Newport, RI 02840 | Map It
  • Phone: 401/848–5777
  • Hours: Weekdays 9–5; library Tues.–Thurs. noon–6, Fri. and Sat. noon–5
  • Website:
  • Location: Newport
Updated: 12-23-2013

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