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Schooner Appledore

205 Elizabeth Street Unit I, Key West, FL 33040
+1 305-294-5687
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Ranked #31 of 321 Activities in Key West
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Boat Tours, Sightseeing Tours
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Owner description: 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

if you want a wonderful time on a beautiful boat and the most amazing crew I suggest sailing out with captain Steve on the appledore! They were friendly, accommodating and very knowledgeable!! We will definitely be back for another voyage!! Thank you Jamin and Melissa

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Ware, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Just spent five hours an a great sail and snorkel adventure on the Appledore. The crew was very welcoming and looked after all our needs. They were aided by a beautiful clear day and warm breezes. Great snorkeling off the Keys, delicious lunch and fun sail back into the harbor. Many thanks to Steve the captain and his crew Brit... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Bree one of the shipmates was very professional and moved around the boat making sure everyone was happy. The others seemed to be training on the job. Good luck to them. We will be planning our next sunset cruise with the Appledore.

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Robbinsville, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We booked the Appledore V for our wedding sunset cruise. There were a dozen of us and the staff made everything go off without a hitch. They coordinated our movements, helped us create great memories, and served us delicious food and drinks along the way. Wonderful experience and I cannot thank everyone enough for helping make such a beautiful event... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

My husband and I spent a lovely sunset cruise for our anniversary. It was our first time on a sail boat. it was very entertaining and enjoyable. i would do it again. The crew was great.Loved watching them put up the sails. we could of helped raise them but choose to stay out of the way.Thank you for a great... More

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Tampa, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

My wife and I enjoyed a very fun and romantic sunset cruise on the Schooner Appledore. Helping to raise the sails on the way out was a nice touch. Steve, Mike and Jonathan were excellent hosts.

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baltimore, md
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We really enjoyed our sunset cruise on the Appledore. The night we went the mother and grandmother of the captain Steve were sailing with us. They had never been on the boat before. The crew of Steve, Hannah, Mike, and Jonathan were very friendly and helpful serving drinks and hors d'oeuvres. It was interesting hearing what the crew had done,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We took a sunset cruise with Captain Steve and his amazing crew on the Appledore V. I have taken a number of cruises in Key West over the past decade and this was by far the best. The crew was amazing, taking care of every need we had, and great with conversation. They had a wonderful array of cocktails and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We took a Sunset sailboat trip with Captain Lenn crew Mike and Dustin. Great trip great service great crew. It's A MUST do when in Key West Thanks for the fun

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Oviedo, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The crew of the Appledore V was exceptional ... informative with snorkel and safety, very personable and attentive to our needs. Weather, sea and "secretive" location made us find Nirvana!

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