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2hr Day Sail on historic Lake Pontchartrain

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    What to Expect

    2hr Day Sail on the protected waters of Lake Pontchartrain. Relax with a glass of white wine or local craft beer, and be treated like royalty while you Explore the Lake Side of New Orleans on our 47' luxurious sailing yacht.
    Your captain is local New Orleanian, Captain Doug, and he has over 35 years of sailing and sailboat racing experience. Doug is a U.S. Coast Guard Master Captain who loves sharing his passion of sailing with you.

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    • Lake Pontchartrain, New Orleans, LA
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Landry's Seafood House, 8000 Lakeshore Dr, New Orleans, LA 70124, USA

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Transportation to and from the boat from French Quarter or downtown area hotels. Day Sails have a pick up at 10:30am and we will get you back at 2pm.

    We also pick up a little later from our designated pick up location at the public parking lot across from Landry's Seafood House located at 8000 Lakeshore Pkwy, New Orleans, LA 70124
    Departure Time
    10:30 AM
    3h 15m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Alcoholic Beverages - Complimentary local craft beer, white wine, non-alcoholic beverages and snacks such as cookies, chips, and gluten-free options
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 8 July 2019

    We were celebrating our 50the anniversary and we try to sail wherever we are vacationing. We were so lucky to find Doug and Rena! We never rent a car while in New Orleans and being picked up right at our hotel was a huge plus....More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank TakeMe2Nola
    NewOrleansYacht, Owner at New Orleans Yacht Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2019

    Hi Paula, It was truly our pleasure to meet you and Jim, and celebrate 50 years with you! We had such a great time talking with you both, and appreciate the thoughtful words of wisdom you shared with us. Thanks so much for sailing with...More

    Reviewed 21 June 2019 via mobile

    Our sunset sailing experience with Doug and Rena was the highlight of our trip. We highly recommend booking this experience. Our family of five was treated like dear friends, enjoying a beautiful evening on the lake complete with delightful snacks and beverages and engaging conversation....More

    Thank 560karik
    NewOrleansYacht, Owner at New Orleans Yacht Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2019

    Hi Kari! Thanks so much for your awesome review! We had such a blast sailing with you and your wonderful family! We enjoyed talking with you all, and wish you all the best in your new chapters ahead. Cheers! Captain Doug & Rena

    Reviewed 20 June 2019

    Anyone visiting New Orleans should take this Sail cruise, do not miss out on spending a relaxing afternoon on beautiful Lake Pontchartrain sailing on a beatiful yacht. Doug and his wife were wonderful. Not touristy, feels like you are spending the afternoon with your new...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
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    NewOrleansYacht, Owner at New Orleans Yacht Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2019

    Hi Jenny, It was truly our pleasure to sail with you and Thomas! Thanks so much for your kind and thoughtful review. We truly appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts. We look forward to seeing you both again next time you come...More

    Reviewed 17 April 2019

    Spectacular! Doug and Rena picked us up at our hotel as promised, drove us to the lake entertained us like old friends. The boat is just beautiful and we can't say enough about the care they took to make our time on it enjoyable. Just...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank Keith M
    NewOrleansYacht, Owner at New Orleans Yacht Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2019

    Hi Keith, Thank you so much for sailing with us, and for your thoughtful and kind review. We enjoyed meeting you and your lovely wife, Michele, and we were so happy to hear about all the fun sights and amazing restaurants you've taken in during...More

    Reviewed 16 April 2019

    What an awesome day time sail!!!From the moment we stepped into Doug and Rena's boat we were treated like royalty. They made us feel so comfortable and it felt like we were longtime friends. The conversation was flawless with a nice selection of beverages. Mimosa,...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank SGBooM
    NewOrleansYacht, Owner at New Orleans Yacht Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2019

    Oh my goodness, SG! We loved sailing with you both! Thank you again for choosing a Day Sail with New Orleans Yacht Experience for your sweetheart's birthday. We are absolutely thrilled that you enjoyed your day out on the water, and felt that it was...More

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    22 June 2019|
    Response from Keith M | Reviewed this property |
    It is on the website, but I believe they picked us up at 10 at our hotel
    Douglas J
    15 March 2019|
    Response from NewOrleansYacht | Property representative |
    Our pick-up time for a Day Sail is 10:30AM from your downtown or French Quarter hotel or AirBnB. Thank you so much! Captain Doug
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