Portuguese Navy’s 292-foot Tall Ship Sagres has arrived in Newport.

The 81-year-old ship is docked at Fort Adams State Park from June 5th – 7th and will be open for free tours today (June 5th) from 12 pm to 5 pm, according to Joe Dias, Executive Director, of Fort Adams Trust.

UPDATE: Tours today (6/5) 2pm-6pm and tours tomorrow 6/6 10am-12pm & 2pm-5pm.

After visiting Newport, Sagres will visit Boston from June 9th – 14th. The ship’s stop in Bean Town coincides with a visit to the City by Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, the 20th and current President of Portugal.

Sagres’ sister-ship Tall Ship Eagle  made a Port Call to Newport from May 7th – 9th, during the Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover. The 295-foot Barque Eagle,  the flagship of the U.S. Coast Guard, serves as a training vessel for cadets at the Coast Guard Academy and candidates from the Officer Candidate School. The Eagle is the only active-duty sailing vessel in America’s military, and one of only two commissioned sailing vessels, along with the USS Constitution

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What's Up Newp. He was born and raised in Rhode Island and graduated from Coventry High School. He serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors for Potter League for Animals. Ryan also is currently the Senior Editor - North America for Mountain News, publisher of OnTheSnow. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).