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Address: 294 Irvin Garrish Hwy., Ocracoke, NC 27960
Phone Number: 252-928-7245
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Description: The schooner Windfall II is a 32' traditional sailing vessel offering...
The schooner Windfall II is a 32' traditional sailing vessel offering 1.5-hr. sunset cruises and private sailing charters on Pamlico Sound.We are also available for small weddings. We sail through historic Teach's Hole where the infamous pirate Blackbeard was defeated and beheaded in 1718. The captain appeared in the 2-hr. History Channel documentary, "True Caribbean Pirates" in 2006.
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Don't miss the chance for a sunset cruise with Capt. Rob. In addition to being a very experienced and knowledgeable sailor, he's also an excellent storyteller which only added to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2015
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Don't miss the chance for a sunset cruise with Capt. Rob. In addition to being a very experienced and knowledgeable sailor, he's also an excellent storyteller which only added to our enjoyment of the trip. On the evening we sailed, Capt. Rob's son was the first mate who made contributions not only to the work of sailing but also to... More 

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WindfallII, Owner at Schooner Windfall II, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your cruise! Thanks for sailing with us and thanks for the review. We hope to see again soon! Rob More 

Cameron, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

Capt Rob was awesome. You can tell he has a passion for sailing and loves to share it. He let us steer for a bit. Couldn't have had better weather. A must visit on the island.

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WindfallII, Owner at Schooner Windfall II, responded to this review

Thanks for sailing with us and for writing a nice review! I look forward to sailing with you again on your next visit to our shores. Rob More 

Willow Springs, North Carolina, United States
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This was, by far, the best part of our trip. The sunset was spectacular. We were the only boat out, except for a ferry. It was so quiet and peaceful. The Captain let us steer the boat for a bit. We even got to stop and watch some dolphins play. The entire experience was magical; and the price is very... More 

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WindfallII, Owner at Schooner Windfall II, responded to this review

Great pictures! Glad you enjoyed it and we look forward to sailing with you again. More 

Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I. LOVE. SAILING. This is one of the best things I have ever done in my 12 years of traveling to Ocracoke. Captian Rob is entertaining and educational. The view is SUBLIME. The experience is well worth every penny. This is now a must do on my Ocracoke visit list!

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WindfallII, Owner at Schooner Windfall II, responded to this review

Thanks for sailing with us! We look forward to having you aboard next time you're here. More 

Haddonfield, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Captain, Rob was a great host. The first mate Hunter it's senior in high school, very nice friendly etc. We learned a lot about the island and would go out again with captain rob.

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WindfallII, Owner at Schooner Windfall II, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed it! Thanks for the review. We hope to see you again. More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Capt'n Rob Temple knows his sailing, the area waters, and history. Spiced with his down east Carolina humor, Rob will spin a yarn about the local pirates, past & present, of Ocracoke Island. Instructing how to handle the helm of the Windfall II, he will invite passengers to steer. This is a fabulous trip for any age.

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WindfallII, Owner at Schooner Windfall II, responded to this review

Thanks for the kudos. Glad you enjoyed the cruise and hope to see you again! More 

St. Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

And that's saying something, because we had a great time on Ocracoke. But sailing at sunset on the Windfall II was the best part. It's a rather small schooner with only room for 6, so much depends on the other guests. We were lucky--just one other couple who were charming and even shared their wine. We sailed the calm waters... More 

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WindfallII, Owner at Schooner Windfall II, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. It's always fun to see complete strangers come together for a sail and end up sharing their wine and their stories. It's one of the reasons I never tire of these trips. We hope to se you again on your next visit to Ocracoke! More 

Dayton, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We loved our evening spent on the schooner. It was a beautiful evening well spent. Captain Rob was a great sailor and host. He shared his knowledge of the island and its colorful history. I'm sure he has shared this with hundreds of folks, yet made it fresh and personal for us. My husband was reluctant to go, but in... More 

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WindfallII, Owner at Schooner Windfall II, responded to this review

Thanks for sailing with us and thanks so much for the review! I'm glad you enjoyed your sail and hope you'll join us again in the future. More 

Erie, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We went out with Captain Rob and his lovely daughter Caroline on our last night in Ocracoke. The sky was a little cloudy, but it was a beautiful night out on the water. An extremely enjoyable sail with three other adults (I believe six is the most they will take out). Captain Rob gave us an excellent history of Blackbeard's... More 

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WindfallII, Owner at Schooner Windfall II, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed it. Thanks for the review! We hope to sail with you again next season. More 

Marvell, arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The sail was amazing. Captain Rob is terrific! He knows tons of history about the island and black beard and is a joy to talk with. We loved every bit of it.

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WindfallII, Owner at Schooner Windfall II, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind review. We'll be looking forward to sailing with you on the Wilma Lee when she's back in service next time you visit. Fair winds! More 

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Address: 294 Irvin Garrish Hwy., Ocracoke, NC 27960
Phone Number: 252-928-7245
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Ocracoke

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