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Waves of Wellness

Waves of Wellness:

Join the crew on a Tall Ship sailing adventure that caters to the mind, body and soul.  OHPRI is hosting a wellness retreat aboard the schooner Mystic featuring yoga sessions with Rachael Slattery (Island Heron Jamestown & Wild Harmony Farm)  and nutritional workshops with wellness counselor Amy Huebner (featuring a workshop on stress management using mantra and breath meditation and Primary Food - a holistic approach to health). The yoga sessions are optional, we expect to hold about 4-5 yoga sessions during the weekend. Please bring along your yoga mat!


Friday August 29 – Monday September 1, 2014

Board at 8am on Friday at Fort Adams, Newport RI and disembark at 6pm on Monday at Fort Adams, Newport RI; 4 days of sailing)

Have to work Friday 29th? Not a problem, there will be an opportunity to join the vessel on Friday night / Saturday morning in Jamestown. 

Itinerary (subject to change and dependent on weather):

Friday sail to Dutch Island, anchor
Saturday sail to New London, dock downtown
Sunday sail to Block Island, anchor Great Salt Pond 
Monday sail to Newport


$500 per person - Includes all meals, nutrition and wellness workshops, morning and evening yoga sessions.

Our primary mission is sail training, everyone who comes aboard is a crew member and will receive training and instruction to help sail and operate the vessel safely. Each individual participates to the best of their ability within the rotating watch system and the efforts of every member of the ship's company are vital to the voyage. No one is a passenger: everyone works together to help make the voyage a success. No prior experience is necessary; no extraordinary fitness is required. 

The yoga is optional, if you prefer not to take the classes that is fine. Although we encourage you to take advantage of this unique opportunity for a yoga session on the deck of a tall ship. 

To read more about our sail training programs in general click here

Here is a blog post from another adult program we ran earlier this summer to give you a feel for the program, click here

Contact: Jessica Wurzbacher, 401.841.0080


Please call the office or email  to register families or groups

Mystic carries 8,500 square feet of sail in her 12 sails, including square sails on the foremast, and gaff rigged sails on the after two masts. Her main deck is comfortably appointed with a beautiful main salon/dining area, and a lounge (both with wrap-around view). Mystic has wide decks and permanent deck-box seating, full-length on port and starboard. There is plenty of room for conversation, sea gazing, reading, and even fishing when not on watch. Her private double cabins all have individual climate control, viewing porthole, vanity with sink, and storage drawers. All cabins (some with double berths, and others with upper/lower berths) feature luxury mattresses and bedding. There are five shared heads (bathrooms) with sinks, and four separate shower rooms. Two extra showers are located on deck, to wash off sand and salt water.