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Stray Cat Sailing Adventures

3500 Island Moorings Pkwy, Port Aransas, TX 78373
361-416-0054
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Ranked #2 of 33 Activities in Port Aransas
Type: Boat Tours, Adventure
Owner description: Stray Cat Sailing Adventures is a sailboat charter service located in Port Aransas Texas. Sailing...
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Type: Boat Tours, Adventure
Owner description: Stray Cat Sailing Adventures is a sailboat charter service located in Port Aransas Texas. Sailing the Corpus Christi Ship Channel, the Lydia Ann Channel and the Gulf of Mexico. We offer dolphin watching, swimming, byob, family fun, private charters, up to 6 people. We are kid and pet friendly.

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Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Do not waste your time on the Pirate ship. We had a blast with our family and Chester and his wife made us feel at home on their boat! I will never go to Port A again unless I book an adventure with Captain Chester. Great time!!! We even envited them for dinner afterwards. :) Brian W.

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Austin, Texas
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Awesome morning sail, very knowledgeable and lots of fun! Beautiful boat, very comfortable and easy to move around on. Owners are fun and willing to accommodate your requests to the best of their ability. Highly recommend this charter with a + fun factor, teenagers had a blast!

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We loved sailing... We could have just sailed all day and had a blast, but the stop at the island gave us a chance to kayak and stand-up paddle board, both of which my kids loved. It was our first time on a catamaran. Our kids want to buy a boat now. Chester and Kristen were awesome hosts. We would... More 

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Lubbock, Tx
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

Cpt Chester and Kristen provide u an experience that will have u checking ur calendar and theirs to see when u can make time for ur next adventure! Let's see beautiful catamaran sail, sea shell hunting for the kids, wetlands bird sanctuary watching, and dolphin watching thru Port Aransas water ways was spectacular. We must have seen several hundred during... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Amazing. Loved it. Genuinely felt like we'd been away for a week after a morning on the Cat. The crew strike a perfect balance between getting to know you and entertaining you and leaving you to have some time on your own and feeling like the boat is yours. Would recommend without hesitation. Would go back in a heartbeat. And... More 

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Salado, Texas
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

My family had a great time sailing with Captain Chester & First Mate Kristen. They both go out of their way to make you comfortable and feel at home on their boat. Taking a dingy ride to comb for sea shells was one of my 6 yr old son's favorite memories from this Memorial Weekend trip to Port A. We... More 

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AUSTIN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

What a great day we had with Captain Chet and First Mate Kristen aboard the Stray Cat, a catamaran sailboat with an auxiliary outboard and a trailing dinghy. Not only is the boat itself stable and comfortable, with a complete cabin (including full bathroom), but the Captain and his wife are wonderful hosts. On our trip, they sang, told us... More 

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Washington, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014 via mobile

Capt. Ruder and Catamaran Mate Kristen gave us an. "Off the Hook " adventure. Adult dolphins galore, some with pups! We saw plenty of brown and white pelicans and other birds, plus we got educated on some of the sights; such as an awesome lighthouse and shipwreck. Capt. Chester and Kristen (sp?) filled us in on the dolphins behaviors! So... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

We went to Port A on the July 4th weekend of 2012, but never had a chance to write a review. I highly recommend this activity. The captain took great care of us and became a part of our family. We had 6 adults and one child with us. My parents, my brothers with his girlfriend, my youngest brother, and... More 

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Bulverde, Texas
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5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

This is our second time sailing with Chester. There were six ladies spending the time at Port A for a Ladies weekend. This time we had Chester make dinner for us. What a bargain! I'm telling you - the shrimp were gigantic. I can eat a lot of shrimp - this is the first time I left a table with... More 

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