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Race Chaser

for Photographers, Videographers,

Drone Pilots and Spectators

"Rule 1 of Action Photography - Be there, be ready" Daniel Forster, Forster Photography ... and have a fast boat and the best driver.

Be there...

Intensity is our specialty
Experience creative freedom

Get closer to the race course start line


Follow along side and up close for all the action


Creative control to quickly adapt to changing logistics, weather and race conditions


Ground support services and concierge available

No hassle boarding at many harbor front locations


Stow equipment in accessible dry storage hatches

Local knowledge, the best locations, great shots

Newport PhotoBoat is solely owned, operated and meticulously maintained by Captain Doug Ward.


Robolo 23' center console powered by a 300 hp Mercury Verado.  

The platform is stable, has exceptional maneuverability, is agile on the fly and fast.

No onboard head. There are numerous and conveniently located facilities onshore.


Newport PhotoBoat services Newport, Jamestown, Wickford and Bristol harbors, surrounding waters of West Passage, Dutch Harbor, Quonset Point, Galilee, and Sakonnet River. Can be trailered to any location. 

Information & Reservations

For Information and Race / Regatta Charters


Call Doug

Cell - 502-558-6632

For Questions and Business Information


Call Marcia

Cell - 401-323-2293

or email us:



1 or 2 photographers suggested at a time 

Additional guests welcome

Unlimited hours of operation  

MasterCard, Visa, Discover and American Express accepted

  • Bay Racing           $650

  • Off Shore Racing  $950 - $1250 

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