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Spirit of Buffalo - Buffalo Sailing Adventures

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Address: 1 Naval Park Cove, Buffalo, NY 14202
Phone Number: 716 796 7210
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Description: Sail back in time aboard the schooner Spirit of Buffalo. Rediscover old...
Sail back in time aboard the schooner Spirit of Buffalo. Rediscover old world sailing on a classic 73 foot coastal sailing vessel.Join the crew and hoist the sails, or just sit back, relax and take in the experience. Revel in the moment as our magnificent red sails capture the wind and the Spirit sails off to a place time forgot.
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Great way to spend a summer day!

Came down to Canalside on a beautifully sunny Monday afternoon and decided to go for a sail on the Spirit of Buffalo. If you enjoy going out on the water sailing then this for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Buffalo, New York
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Buffalo, New York
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60 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Came down to Canalside on a beautifully sunny Monday afternoon and decided to go for a sail on the Spirit of Buffalo. If you enjoy going out on the water sailing then this for you. It's not so much a tour with narration and a history lesson as it is a relaxing day on the water. Quite a sight when... More 

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Stow, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I had a group over over 45 singles from our meet-up group we loved it. The crew couldn't have been nicer and the day was absolute perfection. We will be back!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Our family traveled to Buffalo on business but always love to do something fun on the water after business is over. After researching what was available on the days we would be traveling, we booked a cruise on the Spirit of Buffalo. The day before the cruise, we had the television on at the hotel, and lo and behold, they... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We had out of town guests and brought them downtown for a sunset cruise. we had a great time! Relaxing evening!!!! The staff was so accommodating ...even brought us blankets when if we felt chilly! Before we boarded the ship, we were running late by 5minutes. Since we didn't make the "arrive half hour early" instructions, the staffcalled us to... More 

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Getzville, New York, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

I thought the boat trip was kind of boring - the staff didn't talk about anything - we didn't see anything but water and other boats on the water. They put the sails up but there was hardly any wind so we weren't even moving for a lot of the trip. I like the Miss Buffalo better - there's more... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Well-maintained schooner and clean amenities. Customer-oriented staff willing to please. Timely departures and arrivals. Would have appreciated some commentary on the Buffalo skyline, structures and history as we had out-of-town guest with us. In that regard it was a bit boring. We struck up a conversation with other guests who were familiar with the city scape. 3 family members and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Saw a poster for this down at Canalside and so glad I looked into it. My friends and I had such a great time and the staff was amazing and really knew how to have fun with everyone. We will definitely be doing this again.

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This was a very nice 2 hour tour. The staff was extremely friendly. So friendly in fact, one of the kids that was on the boat hat went overboard. The captain was determined to get the hat back. We all thought it was lost. But after 30 minutes or so he found and retrieved it. It was like a needle... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

I went last year and had a fantastic time with the crew, the people representing the wineries, the music....everything was awesome and the price was right for the time on the water. The staff was informative and fun. We had 5 or 6 different types of wine to taste. When asked if we could get a little extra wine b/c... More 

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Ric H, Owner at Spirit of Buffalo - Buffalo Sailing Adventures, responded to this review

Hi Nicole, My wife Kathy and I are the owners and operators of Spirit of Buffalo. First I would like to thank you for your patronage and appreciate your feedback. Please allow me to explain a few of our changes. We started our "Wine in the Wind" sail in 2009 at that time our ticket price was $38 which includes... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Joe, is one of the crew and gave my fiance and I an experience we will remember for life. The captain wasn't to far back either. They both made sure they came by to talk to everyone on board, they made sure we always had a drink in our hands, built a good rapport with everyone, and made our experience... More 

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