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Address: Bridge Street, Bredenton Beach, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217
Phone Number: 941.580.1502
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Sailing with Octavio

We met Octavio at the pier and were unsure if we would be able to sail due to unstudied weather earlier in the day. He said we would be fine but would not be able to take us out... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Sayville, New York
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Sayville, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We met Octavio at the pier and were unsure if we would be able to sail due to unstudied weather earlier in the day. He said we would be fine but would not be able to take us out in the gulf. We decided to go out anyway and it was more than worth it. He made his boat your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Octavio is the perfect host and made the whole experience just wonderful. He was so accommodating to our parties needs. The beer was flowing and the music was softly playing out over the gulf. We headed out from Bradenton historic fishing pier and into the gulf at the top of longboat key. We watched our amazing sunset and felt so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Octavio was a wonderful host - we went out into the Gulf for a bit, then came back to the intercoastal for smoother waters. The perfect way to see another side to the island and Longboat Key. I can't think of a better way to spend an afternoon! Thank you Octavio for a relaxing trip!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

Great experience for my first time on a sailboat. Octavio was just wonderful! Very knowledgeable & experienced with wonderful stories. We arrived early for our 10am departure and he encouraged us to get on the boat early and make ourselves comfortable. He provided beverages. He also whipped up a tasty bite to eat. This was an nice surprise. Will definitely... More 

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Jarvis, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The boat has seen a lot of seas but that just proves what an experienced Captain you have in charge of the vessel. Great Day in the sun and wind with Captain Octavio and First Mate Taylor. Thanks from your new Canadian friends - hope we can do it again.

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Colchester, Connecticut
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We called and spoke to O twice to confirm our reservation. Another couple was joining us, sounds great! We were meeting him at the Pier at 5:30pm. We planned our day around this trip, left the beach early, ate dinner early, packed wine, snacks, perfect weather etc. We were there about 5:10pm because we didn't know exactly what we were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Whether you're out for a romantic date or soaking up some family time with the kids, Captain Octavio is the way to go! You feel at total ease with his great sense of humor perfectly balanced with your own time to soak up Ana Maria Island and all of its untamed beauty! He is wonderful with kids and full of... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Had a fun time. Took our daughter and son in law out. The drinks were cold and the sun was warm. Not much wind but still lots of fun. Octavio made us feel very comfortable. We saw lots of dolphins swimming near the boat. Highly recommend.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Beautiful day for sailing around Anna Maria Island. sailboat was large enough for 7 of us to be comfortable. My 6 year old twins had a blast and loved sailing. The boat had lots of character as did Octavio, who was sooo much fun! Let us all sail the boat and made piña coladas. Highly recommend! Fun was had by... More 

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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We had some friends visiting from up north so we thought we'd do something special with them. We went on the sunset cruise. There were 5 of us including my 8 year old son. My son had the chance to steer the boat. We had such a fun & relaxing time. Captain Octavio knew the waters well, the beer, rum... More 

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Address: Bridge Street, Bredenton Beach, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217
Phone Number: 941.580.1502
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Bradenton Beach

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