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Address: Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98243
Phone Number: +1 866-714-6611
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Description: Discover the hidden side of the Pacific Northwest coast while sailing the...
Discover the hidden side of the Pacific Northwest coast while sailing the San Juans, or Inside Passage with your naturalist captain as he guides your small group in an intimate exploration of wildlife and natural splendor. Enjoy feasting on gourmet northwest cuisine and relaxing aboard our warm and comfortable 54' sailing yacht. Luxuriate in an effortless letting go of stress and worry as our attentive service, in an enchanting environment join to bring you a deep relaxation of the soul. Come let us show you why every one of our Tripadvisor reviews is 5 stars!
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Amazing Day Sail in the San Juan Islands!

Our group of 5 adults had a great day of peaceful exploration with Capt. Dave---aboard his beautiful 54' sailing yacht; gorgeous islands/water views, incredible Orcas, delicious... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Our group of 5 adults had a great day of peaceful exploration with Capt. Dave---aboard his beautiful 54' sailing yacht; gorgeous islands/water views, incredible Orcas, delicious meal, food and wines (thanks Chef Katy!). The entire day trip was absolute perfection!! If you are seeking the best of the best in the Pacific Northwest, it is definitely Emerald Isle Sailing Charters!... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

4 of us took a 6 hour day sail with Dave and his boat on memorial day weekend. Dave did an amazing job in getting us comfortable rightaway, accomodating for our little delay with a kid in tow, and sprinkling around informations and little stories about the islands along the way. The boat is good for a crowd of 6... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Our family sailed with skipper Dave and Katie, the master chef, for 3 days and 2 nights in mid June. It was the perfect combination of sailing, hiking, and taking in the beauty of the San Juans. My husband and I and our 3 kids ages 28, 25, 18 LOVED all of it! Our family likes to be active and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Our family of four sailed in for a day in May through the San Juan Islands! We were blessed with perfect weather and a perfect captain of the ship. Dave does a wonderful narration of the beauty that constantly floats by both in the air and in the water. We saw more eagles than we could count, and Dave told... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I'll be back again and again and again! !!!!! Eagles, killer whales, gorgeous boat, great food, Captain Dave is great. Sleeping quarters very comfortable. Multi day trip is the way to go. Thank you Captain Dave!

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Captain Dave is a wonderful man, and very knowledgeable in many areas!! The boat is beautiful, and I was very happy with my experience. I have come to the San Juan Islands and Orcas many times over the years. The next sailing trip I go on will definitely be with Dave and Emerald Isle Sailing, and this time, I'm bringing... More 

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

My husband and I celebrated his 40th birthday on a day sail with Captain Dave! Not only did he give us an amazing price, he gave us a day we will never forget! The boat was really nice and well kept, the lunch that was served was amazing! We also saw a pod of Orca that stayed with us for... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

My husband and I went on a five day 4 night trip in June. Dave is a wonderful captain and so nice to be around. He knows the San Juan's like the back of his hand, his knowledge of the nature and history seemed never ending. he guided us on wonderful hikes daily, we foraged for edibles and brought them... More 

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Santa Monica, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

What a great day!!!! Dave is an amazing captain! He has an easy, relaxed and fun apporach to guiding his guests and I felt very welcome to make myself at home on the beautiful Na'walak. He holds deep knowledge about the islands- the cultural history, flora and fauna - I felt I could go any direction with questions and have... More 

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Bothell, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We had an awesome time, and a spectacular day sail! The trip around Spieden Island was excellent with 3 Daves, Tracy and Yogi. Captain Dave Lutz is great, and very knowledgeable of the pristine islands of the Pacific Northwest, including providing us with glimpses of fascinating flora and fauna. Not only did we see whales, we saw seals, eagles, and... More 

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Additional Information about Emerald Isle Sailing Charters

Address: Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98243
Phone Number: +1 866-714-6611
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  San Juan Islands  >  Orcas Island  >  Eastsound
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 145 - 145

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