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Emerald Coast Yachts Private Day Tours

715 Pensacola Beach Blvd, Sabine Marina, Pensacola Beach, FL
850-916-1161
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Type: Boat Tours
Owner description: The home slips for ECY's sailing vessels is at Sabine Marina on Little Sabine Bay, in the heart of Pensacola Beach Florida--walking distance from... more » Owner description: The home slips for ECY's sailing vessels is at Sabine Marina on Little Sabine Bay, in the heart of Pensacola Beach Florida--walking distance from great restaurants, beaches and shops along the boardwalk. We would enjoy giving you a tour of our vessels or discussing the charts of our sailing waters to help you prepare for a sailing class, bareboat or captained charter, but please call before stopping by to make sure we are available to greet you... we like to be out enjoying tye-dyed sunsets, emerald green waters and sugar white beaches of the emerald coast as much as possible! « less
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Belhaven, North Carolina
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

My husband and I shopped around for a sailing school- up and down the east coast - and selected ECY. We are so fortunate to have found it! All of the planning was smooth and easy- but, more than that, the actual week-long course was just perfect! We completed ASA 103 and 104 as the only students living aboard a... More

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ECSailing, Owner at Emerald Coast Yachts Private Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments! Capt Ralph had a great time sailing with you two, too! We look forward to welcoming you back for a bareboat charter -- now that you are qualified, its time to celebrate with a cruise on your own! We will help you find some great places to anchor out or to pull in for... More

Baton Rouge
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I chartered the Sea Fever for a half day sail on Pensacola Bay. With three friends who never sailed before, including a 9 year old, I was curious to see how they would do. Captain Ralph, a retired businessman, made them feel comfortable and safe. Sailing in the Pensacola area was beautiful and there was plenty of wind so we... More

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West Point, Mississippi
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I recently returned from a sailing class with ECY's, but have chartered and been a student for several classes over the last 6 years. They have taken me from being a novice on the water, to planning a charter from Miami to the Bahamas. And have done so, in a safe and fun environment. I have chartered weekend trips with... More

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ECSailing, Owner at Emerald Coast Yachts Private Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you Bruce! We really enjoyed the trip east with you, Jason, and Steve -- you all spoiled Capt Rick rotten with how much you learned and how much he enjoyed his time with you. And your pictures are fantastic! As always, we look forward to welcoming you back aboard -- and now you are qualified to really take our... More

Townville, South Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Emerald Coast Yachts sailing school is so much fun! We spent 3 fun filled days with Captain Ralph learning to Sail (and enjoying his many adventure stories). After years on power boats, I must say I fell in love with Sailing. Peggy and Rick were so helpful and responded to all of our needs. We are looking forward to a... More

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ECSailing, Owner at Emerald Coast Yachts Private Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind thoughts -- I'll make sure Capt Ralph sees them. And we enjoyed having you sail with us!!! Come on back soon!! (We always welcome back our students and charterers with a 10% discount.) More

Cornelia, Georgia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

My wife and I took ECY's sailing courses ASA 101 and 103 to work towards our bareboat certification. We spent several days on the water with Captain Drew, who is very knowledgeable and professional. Even though I have many years of sailing experience with different types of boats, there was still much I learned from Drew and Peggy (who taught... More

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ECSailing, Owner at Emerald Coast Yachts Private Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind thoughts -- I enjoyed my time with you two very much. I don't get to teach as often as I like myself, so it was definitely a special class for me! Come on back soon!! (We always welcome back our students and charterers with a 10% discount.) More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

For a smaller, family operated charter company - they are among the best. Customer service is clearly their strong suit and that is what keeps us coming back again and again. While their boats are not as pristine as those from the major charterers, they are well maintained, clean and well provisioned. I have bareboat chartered with them three times... More

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Gulf Breeze, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

We live close to Pensacola Beach, so we go there often. We love it here - so beautiful and friendly with terrific restaurants and great places to stay. Very family friendly, but still with some great adult night spots. We love to vacation in our "own backyard". After seeing sailboats going by for years, we finally decided to give it... More

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