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Sailing Florida Charters

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St. Petersburg, FL 33701-2620
+1 866-894-7245
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St. Petersburg Private Sunset Cruise
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Departing daily from the Legendary Marriott Renaissance Vinoy Resort built in 1925 and located in downtown St Petersburg, Florida. We have over 27 yachts available for charter, including Power, Sail, and Fishing boats. The yachts include Jeanneau, Catalina, Fountaine Pajot, Sea Ray, Viking, Beneteau, and Hunter yachts. With a wide variety of seaside towns from Tarpon Springs, Sanibel/Captiva, Key West and Dry Tortugas. Visit the West Coast of Florida's secluded anchorages and fine marinas, your captains and crew will enjoy the beautiful white sandy beaches, sparkling blue waters, gentle winds, abundant birds and dolphins.
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“captain patrick” (13 reviews)
“vinoy resort” (9 reviews)
“bare boat” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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St. Petersburg, FL 33701-2620

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just finished my 104 course. Outstanding marina, knowledgable insturctor. The boat was 51' long, can't ask for better sailing experience. Strongly recommended.

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SailingFlorida, Owner at Sailing Florida Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Great results are the number "1" priority...thank you for the strong recommendation.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I just had the very best training courses in my life. As a pilot for a major airline, and previous A.F. Pilot, I am proud to say that Capt. Tim and Sailing Florida teamed up to give the best training money can buy. I will...More

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SailingFlorida, Owner at Sailing Florida Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Very BEST money can buy...thank you for great comments about Captain Tim and Sailing Florida Charters.

Reviewed 7 November 2017

Four of us just returned from 6 days @ Sailing Florida Charters. We had the pleasure to meet several of the staff/crew, the owner (Dave) and I feel that we became lifelong friends with our Captain Tim. 3 of us were novice sailors (at best)...More

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SailingFlorida, Owner at Sailing Florida Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

First Class...appreciate your valuable comments about Captain Tim and Sailing Florida Charters. Hope to see you again in the near future.

Reviewed 6 September 2017

We chartered the sailing catamaran Unspoken for a mini cruise with a captain. The purpose of the trip was to experience life aboard a cruising catamaran because it is something we might like to do more and this was a great way to test the...More

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SailingFlorida, Owner at Sailing Florida Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

This review made Captain Jack's day, he is so pleased you had the opportunity to experience life aboard a beautiful new cruising catamaran. Glad your trip turned out so "Awesome".

Reviewed 4 September 2017

My wife and I just completed the two day ASA101 Basic Sailing class with Captain Rick Johnson on board Knot Now, a 31 ft. Hunter. We not only had a great time we learned a great deal. Capt. Rick did a great job helping us...More

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SailingFlorida, Owner at Sailing Florida Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Comfortable at the helm...success. Captain Rick is looking forward to your next class.

Reviewed 4 August 2017

This was really a fantastic way to learn how to sail. I must admit, I knew almost nothing about sailing when I arrived and left feeling confident in my new skills - wanting to get back out on the water! Our instructor Captain Drew was...More

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SailingFlorida, Owner at Sailing Florida Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

Stop debating and just go!!! Your comments are so true...thanks for the great review about Sailing Florida Charters and Captain Drew. Enjoy all your future sailing experiences.

Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We took three days out of a Disney-based holiday and it was fantastic to experience the calm waters of Tampa Bay. We dropped into Egmont Key and loved it so much we went back the next day. Navigating some parts of the bay was a...More

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SailingFlorida, Owner at Sailing Florida Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

Best vacation ever for the family...Disney and Sailing, so glad we are so close to the Magic Kingdom. thank you for the kind words.

Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

I just completed a 6 day learn to sail course with Captain Drew of Sailing Florida. The course was an excellent experience. Captain Drew is an amiable coach and skilled teacher who was a pleasure to work with. SF's boats (I trained in three different...More

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SailingFlorida, Owner at Sailing Florida Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

It is great to have Captain Drew aboard our team to share his vast knowledge. Hope to see you again practicing all those sailing skills.

Reviewed 24 July 2017

Four adults and four kids (almost adults) spend four nights and four days aboard ZEUS a 45 foot monohull on a bareboat charter. What a great trip!!!. The staff was exceptional!! They answered all questions and provided plenty of local knowledge to help us enjoy...More

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SailingFlorida, Owner at Sailing Florida Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

WE WILL BE BACK FOR SURE...That is out NUMBER "1" goal. Thank you for your great comments on our sailing operation.

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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This was our second trip with Captain Dan on a lovely sailboat with sleeping and living quarters below. The weather was perfect and the 4th of July fireworks were amazing. Captain Dan navigated us expertly to exciting areas and provided background information and answered all...More

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SailingFlorida, Owner at Sailing Florida Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Captain Dan makes it a goal to provide positive memories for all his clients. So glad your family was able to enjoy the fantastic fireworks display at The Vinoy Marina, we have the best seat in town for viewing.

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Response from Maven38 | Reviewed this property |
If you mean the maximum number of people who can the class(es) at the same time, I do not know as it would depend on the number (and sizes) of boats and instructors available. Ours were 4 students for two of the classes and... More
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