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Black Watch Sailing Charters

2500 Fairway Drive #1, Grapevine, TX 76051
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Ranked #1 of 16 activities in Grapevine
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Description: Old World romance of the sea in DFW.
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Abilene, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

I took my husband here on a surprise anniversary date. He loves to sail but hasn't been in years. Captain Dave and his crew made this an experience neither of us will forget. It was amazing, the history of the ship, the hospitality, the beauty... I felt like we were royalty for a couple of hours. The only complaint I... More

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Grapevine, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Captain Dave of Black Watch Sailing Charters truly knows how to entertain and educate his guests. From the moment he greeted us at the dock he set the tone for one of most fun and relaxing evenings we've ever had. The yacht is beautiful and in pristine condition. We enjoyed hearing the history of the yacht and Captain Dave's experiences... More

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Colleyville, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

This sailing adventure was not just a sunset sail; it was a truly AMAZING experience! From booking to sailing, it was a seamless process. Captain Dave returns calls and emails promptly and works hard to ensure that your cruising experience is customized to your expectations. When we arrived, he informed us that his boat was our own private yacht for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Sailing aboard the Blackwatch with Captain Dave was a fantastic experience, fun and relaxing. It was just like having our own sailing ship for an evening. My wife and I both took the wheel and steered the course across the lake, under the Captain's watchful eye. It was one of the most beautiful sunsets we had ever seen. Thanks, Captain... More

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Austin, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We set sail at 7 p.m. in mid-July. Probably should have waited until about 8 p.m. this time of year, but it was still delightful. Capt. Dave took time to tell us about the Black Watch and give us plenty of good instructions for getting around on the boat. We sat up front and just took in the beauty of... More

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Georgia Coast, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

WOW! Awesome and unforgettable from start to finish for all ages. Captain Dave provides the total package of professionalism, customer service and expertise. His passion for sailing and The Black Watch, a magnificent vessel that is meticulously maintained and full of historic charm, is contagious. My grandsons will never forget the experience and plan on learning to sail when we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

My husband surprised me with a dinner and sailboat ride for our 1st anniversary! It was AMAZING, from the dinner to the sunset. Captain Dave was very personable from the get go and made us feel right at home. Dinner was magnificent and after the sailing was great! Would definitely do this again!

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Lewisville, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Wanted to do a sunset cruise on Grapevine Lake with my son and daughter (who was visiting from out of town) and found Black Watch Sailing Charters. From the minute we walked to the boat with Captain Dave telling us the history of the boat I was so excited to see it. And then there it was, this beautiful sailing... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

My wife found this cruise online and booked a late morning 2 hour cruise. Captain Dave was an excellent host and I was impressed by the history of the the Black Watch Sailing boat. It's a piece of history unlike any other. My wife thought it was great. She kept asking about other types of cruises on the Black Watch.... More

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Midlothian, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I knew from the first conversation with Captain Dave it was going to be a great experience. He was very informative, friendly and very quick to answer any questions and help you make the evening perfect. I set this up for a birthday present and it exceeded my expectations. We brought our own assortment of food and wine. Captain Dave... More

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