Jae Elizabeth Strommer and Thomas Loring Rowe of Newport, R.I., were married June 9 on board the yacht Elysian at Newport.

Capt. Stephen Connett performed the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Diane W. Strommer of Pawtucket, R.I. and the late John P. Strommer. She is the granddaughter of the late Eva and Loraine Weltner of Greensboro, N.C., and the late Harold and Mildred Strommer of Greensburg, Ohio.

The bridegroom, known as Loring, is the son of Lysa and Thomas Rowe of Middletown, R.I. He is the grandson of the late Barbara and Loring Rowe of Edgartown and Chicago, and Kitty and Forrester (Tim) Clark of South Hamilton.

The bride was given away by her brother, Erik Strommer of Chicago.

Laura Jakubowski was the maid of honor.

The best man was Brewer Rowe, brother of the groom.

The reception was held at The Rhumbline, an 18th century restaurant in Newport. Planned wedding trips included a brief trip to the Vineyard, and a longer trip later in the year to Ecuador.

The bride graduated from the University of Rhode Island, having received two degrees, most recently in nursing. She is employed at Pawtucket Memorial Hospital in Pawtucket, R.I. She earlier served for three years in the U.S. Peace Corps in Zambia, Africa, and worked in New Zealand in environmental education.

The bridegroom graduated from Wheaton College in Norton with a degree in studio arts. He is employed at E. G. Sturtevant Concrete Countertops and Fine Furnishings in Newport, R.I.

The couple plans to reside in Newport.