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Address: 2500 Main Street, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
Phone Number: 888-582-9046
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Description: FantaSea Sailing is your premier sailing experience in Fort Myers Beach...
FantaSea Sailing is your premier sailing experience in Fort Myers Beach Florida offering Half Day, Sunset, and Custom sailing cruises and charters. We sail daily from Salty Sam's Marina. You will be sailing with Captain Paul and his crew. Tropical music will greet you as you board. Cool water, ice, mixed nuts and fresh fruit are available, and you may bring snacks and other adult and soft beverages to enhance your experience. The sailing vessel Panacea is a 43 foot ketch rig. Two cabins and two clean restrooms. She is licensed and insured. We are proud members of the Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce and N.A.C.O - The National Association of Charterboat Operators for the past 7 years.
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My wife and I contacted Capt. Paul and scheduled our trip. This was the highlight of our trip! Capt. Paul and 1st Mate John were very friendly and made the trip for us. Capt... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Jalisco, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Normally reviews are easy. One either liked a place, did not like it, or was neutral about it. What makes this one difficult is that there were many pros but some cons in our opinion as well. Captain Paul and First Mate John were fabulous. They made us feel welcome, we learned a lot about them, and the history of... More 

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CaptPaulFS, Owner at FantaSea Sailing, responded to this review

We want to thank you for your honest review and visiting us on the sailing vessel Panacea. We love to hear about your experiences with us so we can make changes and adjustments in presentation and application where we can. We appreciate you as a customer and are in hopes that you will come and see us again. Some responses... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

My wife and I contacted Capt. Paul and scheduled our trip. This was the highlight of our trip! Capt. Paul and 1st Mate John were very friendly and made the trip for us. Capt. Paul's granddaughters joined us as well - they were as friendly as their grandpa! This was a very laid back trip, and we plan to tell... More 

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Plainfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Captain Paul and First Mate John were great hosts who made you feel welcome. They also didn't tire of my frequent questions about the Panacea. My wife and I enjoyed the experience and would certainly suggest it to others visiting the Fort Myers area.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We live Miami Beach and went to visit our parents for their 50th Anniversary in Sanibel. We were thinking of something we could give two people who have everything. We came up on FantaSea Sailing from googling and decided it was worth a shot. Well the pictures we saw did it no justice. The boat is a classic. Are there... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

An awesome day ! We took our lunch with us and had a wonderful picnic on board. The yacht is beautiful and spacious. Captain Paul and First Mate John did an outstanding job! Great day on the Gulf!

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Fort McMurray, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

What a great day sail with Capt Paul and first mate John! We had big wind but felt totally comfortable & safe on Panacea as she's a beautifully kept 43' ketch built for cruising. One of our friends loved the experience of being on the helm on our way back to the island. Capt Paul makes us feel like family... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I were looking for a couple hours at sea with no motor and just the sounds of the sea and the sail. We got just that and it was perfect! Just the right amount of information about the Back Bay Area as we made our way to the gulf. Lots of dolphins around, fun views of Fort... More 

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Augusta, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

It couldn't have been more perfect. Captain Paul and First Mate John did an outstanding job. Perfect weather and perfect winds made the day a huge success. The boat was the perfect size and we all loved the very comfortable center cockpit. We each had a chance at the helm and the challenge of navigating through the many crab traps.... More 

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Plymouth, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Captain Paul and first mate john did a wonderful job making us comfortable and showing us a truly beautiful sunset. It was relaxing and fun. My daughter was selected to blow the conch shell at sunset and did a great job! We will do it again.

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We had a fantastic sail on the beautiful Panacea. Cruising with Capt.Paul and First Mate John was an absolute delight. We couldn't have asked for a more perfect day. Thinking about it still brings a smile to my face. Can't think of a better way to spend an afternoon. Hated to leave and can't wait to go back. Really can't... More 

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