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Charleston Sailing Adventures "Prevailing Winds"

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Address: 10 Wharfside Street, Charleston, SC 29401
Phone Number: +1 843-277-9019
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Description: Join us for a relaxing sail aboard Prevailing Winds, a 27' Stiletto...
Join us for a relaxing sail aboard Prevailing Winds, a 27' Stiletto Catamaran Sailboat, sailing daily from the Charleston Maritime Center. The environmentally friendly way to explore historic Charleston Harbor. Fast and stable, Prevailing Winds is fun for all ages. Experience close encounters with dolphins and other marine wildlife, quietly while under sail. Offering multiple trips daily. Limited to six passengers for a highly customized experience, with no crowds. Private Charters, special events, and sailing lessons available. All trips are BYOB.
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A sail to remember!

This was everything we wanted in a sail with a fabulous Captain Brian. Knowledgeable and fun and yay we saw dolphins. I am going to do this again and again with all my guests... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
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Charleston, South Carolina
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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

This was everything we wanted in a sail with a fabulous Captain Brian. Knowledgeable and fun and yay we saw dolphins. I am going to do this again and again with all my guests. I just moved from NYC and this sail will add to many new memories. Next up will be a sunset sail!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

Brian was wonderful! We shared our trip with a family including two teens, and we all got along and enjoyed our time on the trampoline. Chose this trip to avoid the kind of beery stuff we saw on other trips, and didn't want to be walking on some beach when the intent was to be on the water. It was... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We sailed with Brian last weekend as a surprise birthday outing for my mom and everything was wonderful! Brian is an excellent sailor- easy going, safe and knowledgeable about the area. I certainly plan to reach out to him again for another gorgeous, relaxing day on the water!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Such a great time. Sailed today. We had 4 teenagers and myself, and we all LOVED IT! Think about that--teenagers all agreed it was amazing and fun. We learned about Charleston while sailing, which made us literally view history from a different perspective. Affordable, FUN, and a definite repeat. You will not be disappointed, I promise.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Our family enjoyed this sail while vacationing in Charleston recently. It's always fun being on the water and it was nice seeing the city, the Ravenel bridge, etc. from this perspective. Brian was personable and answered our questions & chatted without being overbearing. We would recommend this.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

My husband and I just visited Charleston for the first time and thought it might be nice to get out on the water. We loved our sailing experience - very relaxing, fun and adventurous! The captain was very personable and went the extra mile to make sure we were comfortable - we highly recommend to anyone visiting!

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Booked our charter as a part of my brother's bachelor party weekend. Brian was a great captain- laid back, accommodating, and really helpful in suggesting bars to check out later in the day. Had a cooler with ice on board so really easy to stop by the Harris Teeter and grab some drinks to bring on board. Great experience for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We had a really nice time. Brian was super. Very approachable, down-to-earth sort - kind of person you enjoy being around. He taught us a bit about sailing, some new terms (safety first of course :-) and then took us out for some great photo moments, saw dolphin, and oh yes, the gorgeous sunset and views of Charleston, Mount Pleasant,... More 

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CaptBrian85, Owner at Charleston Sailing Adventures "Prevailing Winds", responded to this review

Hi Brenda! Thanks for the review! I'm glad y'all had a good time and I'm glad Lacie got her sea paws! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I lived in charleston for several years and going out on Brian's boat was one of the best experiences I had. My friends and I actually went out several times because we had such a good time. The views were stunning, the captain, Brian, is so much fun & extremely experienced, and the boat is spectacular with tons of room... More 

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CaptBrian85, Owner at Charleston Sailing Adventures "Prevailing Winds", responded to this review

Hi Kat! Thanks for the review! I hope to take y'all on another exciting Morris island adventure this summer! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

First time sailing and it was a blast! We saw dolphins and learned about the history of Charleston! Captain Brian was very informational and made the trip a great experience!

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