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Re: Newport Folk Festival

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Originally Posted by chef2sail View Post
We did this a few years ago and there was an exclusion zone on anchoring next to Ft Adams. The harbor is mega busy that weekend also

We took a mooring in the area most of the locals moor their boats behind the Goat Island, Behind the Newport Harbor Light on the other side of the bridge going out to Goat Island from Newport essentially off the Hyatt Regency Newport
Really? The pic on their website shows many many boats anchored just off the fort? Could be old pic though, I tried calling them today but there is no one in the office until later this spring.

I have to say the current line up of bands did not make me want to hassle with crowded harbors distant moorings and ferry's. I think I will wait to see if they add any true headliners before making any kind of commitment.
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