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Chances R awaits your arrival! Sailing three times a day for periods of over 2 and a half hours each gives each passenger a great sailing experience. Come join us for a fun time we will be glad to have you aboard. Visit our Facebook page and website...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
6 Simcoe St | Barrie City dock, Barrie, Ontario L4M 1A1, Canada
+1 249-877-3100
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Reviewed July 29, 2018

This was my husband and my second cruise with Chances R and Cptn. Phil. We had 3 friends with us. The weather wasn't the greatest - heavy clouds, quite windy, rain off and on - but no worries, Cptn Phil is an experienced sailor. The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Gilda H
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Chances R you may have a near death experience. Captain Phil’s lack of concern for his passengers is extremely troubling. After stopping the boat, several passengers got into the water on floaties and due to the wavey conditions, many passengers were quickly swept away from...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Carly D
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

We were taking our boat out around the lake and we saw two people struggling in the water trying to get the sail boats attention. We approached them and they were exhausted, trying to get back to the sailboat. We helped them up onto our...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Captain Phil is a qualified skilled sailor with a quick wit. The two hours fly by in peaceful and beautiful surroundings. You can rent out his boat for any occasion privately. Although it seats up to 8, it would be fairly tight quarters. We went...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mary B
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

Captain Phil took us on a relaxing tour. Sailing was a new experience for our group so we learned a lot. The boat was perfect. Overall one of the highlights of our trip.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Philip P, Owner at Chances R Sailing Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2018

Pleasure to have you aboard cheers

Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

Left the docks with the sun shining but a rain storm quickly followed us. Capt Phil took us over to the south shore in the hopes of avoiding the rain with no luck. We continued through the rain shower until the sun came out again....More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

The ride was peaceful and quiet and overall the boat is very well maintained and it was a beautiful day. Sadly since there was little wind the trip was sadly cut short by the captain which we weren't so happy about, as the payment was...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Philip P, Owner at Chances R Sailing Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2017

It is rare not to have wind in Kempenfelt. Bay. I apologise we were in 15 min before the 2 hour time period i set aside for sailing due to running the engine Most often Im over 2 hours under sail . Difficult to be...More

Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

We had excellent experience on this 38' Hunter sailboat. The weather cooperated and was just right for being lazy on a quiet sailboat. Captain Phill was extremely friendly and easy to talk to, he has some great stories. We will definitely book another trip with...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Philip P, Owner at Chances R Sailing Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2017

Thank you and look forward to sailing with you again .cheers ...

Reviewed July 6, 2017

This was my first time in Barrie and I was surprised at how beautiful the water was. The boat is very spacious and Phil took care of everything. Very enjoyable ride and the weather was perfect! Will definitely be back

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Alex L
Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

Excellent trip!I'll be back to do it again before the summer is out Brought my sister from England and my teenage son I sat up front the whole time and enjoyed the liberating ride Some might enjoy the safer seating in traditional chairs at back...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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July 25, 2016|
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