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Address: 205 Elizabeth Street Unit I, Key West, FL 33040
Phone Number: +1 305-294-5687
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Description: Experience the romance and mystique of Tall Ship sailing aboard Schooners...
Experience the romance and mystique of Tall Ship sailing aboard Schooners Appledore II & V . II was launched in 1978 and circumnavigated the globe. V was designed and built for Antarctic exploring. These traditional authentic ships provide intimate Reef Sail Adventures, Day Sails, Sunset Sails, Private Charters, Weddings and Catered Event Sails. A complimentary selection of fine wines, premium beers, homemade sangria, and soft drinks are included on all sails. For 25 years Schooner Appledore has been sailing Key West's turquoise waters and is the island's premiere sailing experience. With the addition of Appledore V we are now sailing year round in Key West.
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Go for a sail on the Appledore!!!

Took the 2pm sail on the Appledore in early April. Good price, great crew, free drinks. Loved it!!! I recommend it highly!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

There are two Appledore schooners, the larger one (II) and the smaller one we went out on (V). The small one takes a smaller group (max about 20) and has slightly better snacks, including peel and eat shrimp. Very pleasant sail (engine off, sails up) and plenty of wine but a little lacking the Key West vibe (NO sunset conch,... More 

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Simsbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Took the 2pm sail on the Appledore in early April. Good price, great crew, free drinks. Loved it!!! I recommend it highly!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Great sunset cruise! If you want an authentic boating experience-go for the Appledore. Captain & crew are passionate and skilled sailors-not to mention a great value. Have confidence that you'll have an awesome trip.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

On a great March day, boarded the Appledore II and enjoyed a great sail with a most capable crew. Beautiful schooner, great weather and smooth sailing. We enjoyed Captain Chris and the rest of the crew. Beverages were excellent too. We took the afternoon cruise and will do this again, perhaps for the Sunset cruise. I highly recommend this as... More 

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DeKalb, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

My wife and I had a great night! Captain Chris and his crew were wonderful and made our first sailing experience a pleasurable one. Watching a great sunset from this beautiful ship was fantastic. We would recommend this cruise to everyone!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

My husband and I took a 4 day trip to The Keys. While walking around after breakfast we decided to take the Appledore Cruise...it was the best experience! Captain Chris and his 1st and 2nd mates were so wonderful! They answered all questions and we felt their love for the vessel! We cannot wait to do this again! We may... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Fulfilled my expectations. Most courteous and professional crew. A cruise with a personal touch. A relaxing and pleasant way to end a hot busy day toasting the sunset

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

My husband and I stumped across the Appledore II as we were looking for a sunset cruise. We are so happy that we found this beautiful boat. Captain Chris was knowledgeable and set the tone for a peaceful sail. If you want to take in a beautiful sunset on an authentic schooner, choose this boat through Sebago tours.

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Lovely early evening cruise to watch the sun set. Lasted a little over 2 hours with drinks and nibbles. Crew were very good and chatted to everyone realy enjoyable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Was a great experience - the ship went way out to get the best views for the sunset. We cruised for a little over 2 hours incl. free drinks and some bites. Crew was fantastic, helpful and very knowledgeable about the Schooner.

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