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Catherine's Florida Charters

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“captain kurt”(46 reviews)
We offer a wide range of affordable private boating excursions, from sailing adventures on a beautiful 53'ketch ("Catherine"). Which departs from North Longboat and sails the beautiful waters of the Gulf of Mexico and Sarasota Bay. Specializing in...more
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6920 Poinsetta Ave, Linley Street and Lois Ave, Longboat Key, FL 34228-1067
+1 941-893-9590
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Received a call cancelling due rough conditions an hour and a half prior to our sunset cruise. Checking the surf conditions, they showed 2-3 foot swells with winds of 10-12 knots. Cannot believe they would cancel with that level of waves.More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Catherine S, Owner at Catherine's Florida Charters, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear John, We are very disappointed in this review that you gave us based on that you feel we made a bad safety call. What you see on the news reports and even being outside are not always necessary the actual conditions that are happening...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The boat is beautiful and comfortable, and Captain Kurt is a 5-star host! We enjoyed a sunset sail my husband and I will treasure!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Susanb051395
Reviewed 1 week ago

Six female friends went sailing with Kurt, our awesome captain. We brought lunch/drinks on board and spent a leisurely 2 1/2-3 hours sailing the Gulf Coast. We were lucky enough to see several dolphins frolicking in the water. Catherine was very responsive to my phone...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank grassfairy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have taken many sailing trips but this was the best of all! Calm, serene and a magnificent sunset. Catherine and Kurt seem to be in the business they were meant to be in. They are gracious hosts and really know what they’re doing. We...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank carolleone242018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I along with our four children went on the Sunset Sail with Ms. Catherine and Captain Kurt. Catherine is a complete doll, was so helpful getting everything arranged for us, and provided many personal touches. Then we met Captain Kurt, they were...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful sail on a beautiful afternoon. Great sunset, comfy bean bag chairs and lots of photos to remember it all.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 11 February 2019

We had a great time with Captain Kurt, and I highly recommend this sailing experience. We enjoyed our sunset sail very much and I wouldn't hesitate to go again! The bean bag chairs were very comfortable and Kurt was friendly and professional. Catherine was a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank TheWanderingWonderer
Reviewed 5 February 2019 via mobile

Captain Kurt and Catherine were wonderful hosts and custom tailored the route to meet our wishes. It was a remarkable experience and I highly recommend!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MrsRey00
Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

My wife, daughter, niece, and I went on the Sunset Sail this afternoon on the Catherine! Working with Catherine to get the charter set up was a pleasure! Kurt was a great captain!! Awesome music playlist!! The boat was wonderful!! Great to be out on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bigjimmmy
Catherine S, Owner at Catherine's Florida Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2019

Hi there! Glad to hear all went great! Longboat Key is such an amazing place! So happy when the dolphins come out to play. Hope to see you again! Many Blessings, Captain Kurt, Catherine and pup Bandit

Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

We had a wonderful time with Captain Kurt. He was very knowledgeable and was great with our kids, 3 years old and 10 months old. We highly recommend sailing with Catherine’s Fl Charters if you want a true sailing experience. Catherine made setting our trip...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Catherine S, Owner at Catherine's Florida Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2019

Hi guys! So thankful when our weather is awesome! Captain Kurt so loves to have those sail full and able to give everyone this amazing experience! ! He is a true sailor! Making memories that will last forever! Thank you for choosing us to share...More

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Robyn H
22 March 2018|
Response from katherinel972 | Reviewed this property |
I was a client on Boat had a great time CALL THEM
12 March 2017|
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Response from Catherine S | Property representative |
Hi there, This sounds great! We are in high season right now. We suggest reserving as early as possible. We do cruise base on the weather conditions. The Captain will determine about an hour prior to the sail which route is... More
25 January 2017|
Response from Catherine S | Property representative |
Hi, Yes, bring your own food and drinks. We are not doing dinner cruises at this time. Thank you! Catherine 941-893-9590