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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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Great sunset cruise - do it!

My husband & I took this sunset tour on this small cameraman and loved it. We saw a lot of dolphins, and pelicans. It's a small boat, but a lot of fun. We were on the boat with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

My husband & I took this sunset tour on this small cameraman and loved it. We saw a lot of dolphins, and pelicans. It's a small boat, but a lot of fun. We were on the boat with 2 other couples, so 6 of us in total, plus the captain. It's nice to be out on the water in a... More 

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Manning, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We absolutely loved our time on board with Brian. He was an excellent captain and had lots of information to share. We enjoyed it so much we will be back again..and have been raving about our time with our friends and family! Amazing!

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

Hi Jack, thanks for the great review! Congratulations again on your anniversary and hope to take y'all sailing again! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Brian was an awesome captain! We got to sail in amazing weather and saw dolphins and pelicans and got some great views of the harbor and Fort Sumpter. Brian was able to reschedule us after an unexpected thunderstorm had forced us to cancel our original plans, which we really appreciated that he did for us. We would absolutely love to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

My husband and I took this sailing tour with Captain Mike. We had a fantastic afternoon seeing The Battery from the water, learning about Charleston history, and dolphin spotting. It was a relaxing way to spend a sightseeing afternoon. Perched on a little catamaran with the beautiful harbor and city spread out before us we throughly enjoyed the outing.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Captain Brian was an awesome guide. He provided a cooler with ice for our drinks and snacks. This is a must whether you live in Charleston or are just visiting!

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Went on a sunset cruise with Captain Brian. When we arrived at the Marina, the weather was grey and cloudy but we did not regret to go on the water anyway. We have witnessed a great sunset (cloudy sunsets are the best) and saw dolphins along the way. It was the highlight of our trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

It was a great time for me and my family. It was my first sailing experience and the weather was perfect for a smooth daytime sail. We were able to spot five dolphins and captain Brian was informative in answering my questions. The family and myself will definitely sail again with Charleston Sailing Adventures.

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Dunmore,PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We enjoyed a pleasant,relaxing sailboat ride this afternoon. It was a beautiful day and captain Brian's skill and personality made it a thoroughly enjoyable experience. I highly recommend it. We plan on going again and taking some friends.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Three of us had the Prevailing Winds all to ourselves on a perfect sailing day. Brian was a great captain and tour guide and we all decided that our sail was the highlight of our mini-vacation in Charleston. Would have stayed out all day if we could have!

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Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Brian was an excellent captain that was able to answer all of our questions. I was thrilled to get on the water without being packed in like a herd of cattle like on the other harbor cruises. After days of walking all over Charleston, we did this on the last day of our trip to relax and still see the... More 

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