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3-Hour Sail

Empress Dock A | PO Box 8206, Victoria, British Columbia V8W3R8, Canada (Downtown)
877-788-4263
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Ranked #24 of 93 Activities in Victoria
Type: Tours
Owner description: Come explore the beautiful Strait of Juan de Fuca famous for its killer whales, sea lions bald eagles and incredible views. Haul the sails, climb the... more » Owner description: Come explore the beautiful Strait of Juan de Fuca famous for its killer whales, sea lions bald eagles and incredible views. Haul the sails, climb the rigging, ride the bowsprit, do some whale watching, relax and enjoy. Bring a picnic. All ages and abilities welcome. Built by the Captain, THANE is modelled after Slocum's SPRAY, the first vessel to circumnavigate single-handed in 1895. Join us for an historic marine adventure aboard the Tall Ship THANE. « less
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victoria bc
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48 reviews 48 reviews
4 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Took hubby for a sail. Being a prairie boy, he has always wanted to go sailing. Having been thwarted by the weather a few times, we lucked out with beautiful weather. the seating is not the most comfie, but the sailing was amazing. we didn't get too far as there wasn't a lot of wind, but the peacefulness of just... More

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medford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I recently surprised my husband with a 3 hour sail. He has always wanted to sail and this was a perfect way for him to experience it. Luckily we had wind and could raise the sails! It was a great morning and Rob and Pete were eager to answer questions. It was a cold morning and they provided blankets, extra... More

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

My friend and I just spent the most wonderfully relaxing evening on the sunset tour with 3 Hour Sail. The evening was perfect and Rob was the most incredible host. I am a local in Victoria and would not hesitate to recommend this tour to friends and family. I expect I will be out again before the summer is over.

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Lake Elsinore, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

The friendly and knowledgeable crew (Rob and Pete) made it an awesome day, and even let us landlubbers hoist some sails! I would recommend it to anyone visiting Victoria. Bring a jacket, though, even in July it can get cool out there on the water.

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Overland Park, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We sailed with Rob and Pete on a beautiful afternoon. They are both very knowledgeable about Victoria, the history and places to see. They do everything to make your experience fun, from providing wine glasses, a cooler with ice, to blankets and jackets! We truly enjoyed this experience and plan to go again when we return next year. Don't forget... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

tall ship thane was the best choice I made on my visit to victoria. not only did rob and pete and abby provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere, they got us involved, were totally knowledgeable and maintain an immaculate boat - the oldest working boat in the harbour. rob has apparently owned the boat for under a year, but it... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Thanks for the wonderful morning we had with you on the morning of June 28th. It was cold and cloudy, but we enjoyed the company and relaxation and learning a little bit about sailing.

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Had a great time sailing today with Rob, Captain Pete and Abby the first mate. Had fun learning some sailing things! The crew was really knowledgeable and friendly. Thanks much guys :)

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Comox, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

5 of us set out for our first sail ever. We helped raise and lower the sails,chatted with all the passengers, listened to the stories and even had a few banjo tunes from Captain Pete. Rob and Pete are very knowledgeable on the history of the boat and Victoria. Abby the ships mate(dog) is very loveable and cuddles up to... More

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Stony Plain, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Our experience on the Tall Ship Thane was wonderful. We sailed around the inner and outer Victoria harbour on a warm, sunny afternoon. Rob and Pete were excellent hosts, teaching willing passengers how to hoist and lower the sails. They are both very knowledgeable and were able to answer our questions about sailing, the ocean and shoreline as well as... More

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