About Skydive Newport
In the summer of 1999, Skydiving Newport first began offering jumps to the public. Offering a unique and gorgeous view (as well as amazing customer service), we have been able to enjoy many summers of safe, beautiful skydives over the Newport Coastline.
Currently, we are one of only two skydiving centers in Rhode Island. Our Satellite location is located in Lincoln RI. (www.bostonskydivecenter.com). At both locations we pride ourselves on having second to none client service. Our instructors treat you like a guest and not like a “tandem number” as some other centers do. We are owner operated parachute centers (meaning the owners are on site and overseeing the operation during all phases of your jump). The airports are very user friendly, and spectators can be at the edge of the landing area to watch you land. Cameras and photos from your spectators are always welcome.
It is the goal and prime focus at Skydive Newport to offer the general public a stellar location for tandem skydives. We offer a product that is second to none, and our testimonials speak for themselves! The environment at Skydive Newport exhibits a safe, low stress, efficient, friendly, and casual setting. We believe that you should make a tandem skydive in this relaxed atmosphere. While you’re flying through the air, you will have an indescribable and unforgettable experience.
With our impeccable safety record and incredible location, Skydive Newport should be the only choice for tandem jumping in New England. The staff is drug free, and since your safety is our prime concern, we only hire the best instructors the industry has to offer. The staff at Skydive Newport has many years of experience in taking the public on tandem skydives, and all of our instructors have many thousands of jumps. Our equipment is the newest and safest the industry has to offer, and all maintenance of our gear and aircraft is done meticulously and surpasses the standards put forth by the USPA, FAA and other jump centers. We don’t cut corners when it comes to safety, period. We are a United States Parachute Association group member and pledge to follow all of USPA’s rules and regulations.
Many skydiving centers around the country are land locked; that is, you are flying and looking over trees, power lines, parking lots, and highways. At Skydive Newport’s location, however, you jump over one of the most beautiful areas in the country. In the bird’s perspective, the scenery delivers a uniquely pristine and outstanding panorama, which only New England can possibly provide! Specifically, you will be overlooking Newport’s entire coastline including the beaches, rocky shores, all of Narragansett Bay, and the Mansions. Quite often you can even see the outline of Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, Block Island, and Long Island.
Our reservation policies are very accommodating to our clients. We do not charge your credit card during the booking process, and we do not keep your money if you can’t jump due to weather issues. We understand that our clients have many adventures to accomplish during the short New England summers, and we wouldn’t want to hinder that in the off-chance that weather does not cooperate for your first attempt at a skydive.
We are located at the Newport State Airport, which is 2 miles away from the beaches and 3 miles from downtown Newport. Newport is the number one tourist destination in New England; therefore, restaurants and shopping opportunities are plentiful and make a perfect companion to your exciting skydiving experience. Newport’s nightlife is immense and presents a large number of night clubs and live music venues.
Once again, we pride ourselves on great customer service, and are excited to have the chance to jump with you. Get ready for the thrill of a lifetime!
We hope you enjoy this web site
Marc Tripari, Owner of Skydive Newport
(Prior to operating Skydive Newport, Marc Tripari worked and managed various skydiving centers around the country. He has accumulated more than 29 years of experience in the sport, over 8000 jumps which include over 5000 Tandem jumps as an Instructor.)