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Sailing in The Bay (One Hour)

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    Waterfront Charters offers Sailing in The Bay  aboard two beautiful catamarans. 
    1) Esperance, a 16m (50 ft.) schooner with twin masts and twin seating areas
    2) Serenity One, a 12m (40 ft.) state-of-the-art sailing catamaran.
    Cruise departure time is 11h00 and 13h00 from the Quay 5, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town.
    Cruises are subject to wind speed and direction, and the skippers always choose the most comfortable course. During the summer season the route is often across Table Bay towards Milnerton Lighthouse. In winter months, the direction is often along the Clifton coastline or towards Robben Island. Chilled refreshments are served throughout (cash bar available). Lunch add-on available.
    For all the vessels, when the seas are running too high or the wind is unpleasantly strong, instead of heading into Table Bay the destination is the Cape Town Harbour for a Harbour Day Cruise or a Harbour Lights Cruise. This safety feature is a perfect alternative, offering magical views of the harbour, Cape Town and Table Mountain.  In extreme conditions, the skipper will take every aspect into account, and even stay dockside  to ensure the safety of the passengers. 
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    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Beautiful and yet entertaining cruise with the fantastic crew .. Dylan and Hiltons crew was just great!! Making everyone feel comfortable and safe.. We felt relaxed, informed and serene!! Thank you very much! 🌊⚓️

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Anna_9215
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I did the 1 hour ocean cruise the morning of July 1st on the Enigma. Everyone was very friendly and Mikey was entertaining and knowledgeable. It was a great time and I would recommend to anyone I know travelling to Cape Town.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Cehughes91
    CraigGirdleston, Owner at Waterfront Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Hello, thank you for sharing such lovely warm feedback. We hope you join us again for some of our other ocean cruises soon. Kind Regards The Waterfront Charters Team.

    Reviewed April 18, 2019 via mobile

    We booked the trip on the day we wanted to travel from the water front. The whole process was very simple. We then took a trip on the Enigma boat at 5.30pm to 6.30pm. It was really spectacular. The staff on the boat are really...More

    1  Thank O6236DLpaul
    CraigGirdleston, Owner at Waterfront Charters, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2019

    Hello Paul Thank you for taking the time to share your experience, we are so glad we were able to be apart of creating unforgettable moments with you aboard Enigma. Our crew are a passionate team and getting great feedback is always such a bonus....More

    Reviewed April 11, 2019

    This was a really lovely outing. I recommend this for young and old couples. We were lucky to have had the perfect weather and day. Table bay was pretty as a picture. We will go again, this was our second time. Previously we did the...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank sonjabasson5
    CraigGirdleston, Owner at Waterfront Charters, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2019

    Hello Sonja , we couldn't agree more, it is the ideal couples adventure. We are so glad you enjoy our cruises and we look forward to you and your favourite person joining us again for more memorable moments. Kind Regards The Waterfront Charters Team

    Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

    My boyfriend and I went for the hour sail out on the Esperance. The fog was bad, but not bad enough to cancel, and despite not being enough wind for the sails, it was such a treat being out at sea with the awesome crew!...More

    Thank KristiTheTraveller
    CraigGirdleston, Owner at Waterfront Charters, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2019

    What a treat of a review, thank you for sharing Kristi! Hopefully, next time you join us, there will be clear skies and a fabulous ocean view. Regards The Waterfront Charters Team.

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