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Poet's Lounge Sailing Charter - Day Tours

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Address: Pearl Street, Maxwell's Boat Yard, Mystic, CT
Phone Number: +1 860-287-7956
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POET'S LOUNGE SAILING CHARTER / Mystic, CT. Your own private sailing...

POET'S LOUNGE SAILING CHARTER / Mystic, CT. Your own private sailing charter with Captain Darin Keech. 2hr daysails / full daysails / sunset cruisesup to 6 passengers / byob / food / There are many options. We sail in protected waters with in Fisher's Island sound away from the Atlantic Ocean seas (seasickness is very rare). There are many beaches and scenic islands to sail along or explore. Poet's Lounge is a classic 39' sailing sloop built in 1972. Flush deck is great for sunning and the cockpit is roomy and comfortable.

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Great Birthday Celebration

Took my girlfriend and her family out for her 21st birthday. The captain and mate were very kind and accomadating, and it will not be an easily forgotten experience. Darin even... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 September 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Took my girlfriend and her family out for her 21st birthday. The captain and mate were very kind and accomadating, and it will not be an easily forgotten experience. Darin even played guitar when we sang happy birthday.

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Thank Reid B
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Last night after an early dinner in Mystic, we had a sudden urge to get out on the water. After calling multiple boating companies in the surrounding area, (most were closed for business), we happened upon Poet's Lounge. Dawn and Darin could not have been more accommodating and gracious. We were a group of seven twenty-somethings looking for a chill... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful relaxing cruise last night for our daughter's birthday! The captain knew just the right route for all the best viewing! It was very peaceful & simply gorgeous! Thank you!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Our group of six, which included four adults and two children, ages 10 and 7 sailed with Capt. Darin and his first mate Dawn for four hours during our recent trip to Mystic. It was by far, our best experience and we couldn't be happier. I also can't express how glad I am that we decided to sail privately with... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a relaxing and comfortable sunset sail on open water then Poets Lounge is highly recommended! Captain Darin and first mate Dawn make it all look easy. We brought our own libations in a cooler and enjoyed cocktails as we sailed out from Maxwell's Boatyard in Noank. Darin and Dawn narrated a wonderful tour, pointing out... More 

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Middlebury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

A group of 8 girls went on a 6-hour private charter on Poet's Lounge for my bachelorette party. Darin and Dawn were so accommodating and kind, friendly people. We brought a lot of food and drinks on board, sailed for a while, anchored to swim, ate a picnic, and sailed into the sunset. It was a perfect, relaxing end to... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

My family and I wanted to go sailing while in Mystic. Rather than sail with a large group of strangers on another vessel, the 7 of us booked a sailing excursion with Darin. We had 4 hours of private sailing for only slightly more per person than the cost of the commercial sailing trip out of Mystic. We had an... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

My family (husband and two sons, 11 & 13) had a wonderful experience sailing with Darin. Even with a small hiccup in the beginning, Darin made sure to give us a truly relaxing sail and let our boys sail, which thrilled my 11 year old! We had a beautiful night, clear skies and gorgeous sunsets. It was so peaceful. We... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

An outstanding afternoon on the Poet's Lounge. Friendly, experienced captain created a treasured experience around the CT coast. Darren offers a hospitable adventure and is informative and engaging throughout the entire experience. Without hesitation would I recommend this experience to anyone. Try it!! Gary....Providence, RI

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Rocky Hill, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

This was a great trip. My husband and I went out on Captain Darin's sailboat with another couple for the 2-hour sail. I called last minute to book and Darin was able to fit us in and was very accommodating. I was hesitant to call so late, but glad I did. With only 2 hours we decided to just stay... More 

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