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Morningstar Charter

1313 Ocean Bay Drive, Key Largo, FL
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Ranked #17 of 100 Activities in Key Largo
Owner description: This is a sailing/snorkel charter out of Key Largo. The owner of Chris Winters. He was willing to...
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Owner description: This is a sailing/snorkel charter out of Key Largo. The owner of Chris Winters. He was willing to take a party of 2 out for an evening sail. We had a wonderful time. Jeff

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Detroit MI
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Great experience with Captain Rick. Since it was the slow season we had the boat to ourselves, but not a huge deal since he limits it to 6 people. His sailboat was nice size, his snorkel gear was good, and the Molasses Reef he took us to was outstanding. We saw sea turtles, tons of fish, and even had a... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Been out with Capt Rick a few times now, both for sunset sail and reef snorkel. He'll take you to a quiet unspoilt reef and you will have a great experience. When we took the sunset sail, it was a relatively cloudy day and Capt Rick phoned us up to see if we wanted to cancel at no charge to... More 

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Keystone, Colorado
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Captain Rick delivers a pleasant sailing experience and is eager to share what he has learned from 29 years in Key Largo. He knows the Keys and travelers are wise to listen. We did a sunset cruise - he tried to talk us out of it because the weather was changing, but it turned out to be a beautiful evening... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We booked a sail/snorkel trip with Captain Rick and it far exceeded our expectations! This was our third time snorkeling and it was by far the best experience of the three! Rick is knowledgeable of the area, ocean, culture, and all things Keys. He was very friendly and honest! The conditions were perfect for snorkeling, but not good for sailing.... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

If snorkeling and seeing coral is a priority for you, then choose Morningstar. Because of the size of the boat, Morningstar is able to go to reefs that some of the larger outfits aren't able to reach, including Molasses Reef. Captain Rick picks the best reef based on the weather, current, etc. Unfortunately, we weren't able to reach Molasses, so... More 

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Pittsburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014 via mobile

We booked a sunset cruise with captain Rick during our visit to key largo. Best part of our trip! Romantic! Max of 6 people at a time so no large crowds. .. we were definitely into just relaxing and did not want to deal with the large crowds especially as we were on our wedding anniversary trip. Would definitely recommend... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Went out yesterday with Captain Rick and had a wonderful time! It was a beautiful day out on the water. Snorkeling at Molasses was excellent! Saw a sea turtle, nurse shark, a few reef sharks, large sting ray and oh so many beautiful reef fish and corals, along with remnants of the Wellwood wreck. Looking forward to a return trip!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Capt. Rick is a salty, no-nonsense guy with your safety and happiness in mind. Molasses reef is the best!

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Hamilton, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Better than we could have hoped for. This turned out to be the best part of our vacation. Captain Rick offers a service that you would Not find on the crowded cattle boats. Next vacation in Key Largo, this will be a must, to do again!

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Knoxville, TN
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

My wife and I had a fantastic snorkeling and sailing experience with Capt Rick. We were scheduled to go on Thursday but he advised us to wait for better conditions on Friday. We are glad we waited. We had a beautiful hour long sail out to Molasses Reef, where the conditions were pretty good with about a 2 foot chop.... More 

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