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About Sail in Rio
Come share our passion for sailing! We invite you aboard Kamehameha, our fully equipped 39,5 foot sailboat, to discover Rio de Janeiro and its iconic landmarks from the sea! Experience the magic of sailing while enjoying the magnificent views and savor our exclusive on-board service. Choose from our sail in the tranquility of the morning or the contemplative sunset ride! Each experience is unique and will provide great memories for a lifetime!
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See two iconic Rio de Janeiro landmarks from the water—Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf—while sailing aboard a 40-foot (12-meter) yacht. Sail in Guanabara Bay or the open sea while you relax with a welcome drink and snacks. Enjoy stunning views and discover the magic of sailing from the captain who illuminates Rio’s history. This 3-hour boat tour has a max capacity of 10 for a small-group experience.
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Go exclusive! Get your own group together and experience the beauty of Rio from a different angle! Whether you desire to celebrate a special date or just celebrate life with your partners, family or a group of friends, a private sail will make your memories last a lifetime!

Come join us aboard our 40-footer sailing yacht on a 3-hour tour under sail in the protected bay or open ocean waters of Rio. Departing from the traditional (established 1920) Yacht Club of Rio de Janeiro at Urca, this sailing experience unveils, right from the start, the two most iconic landmarks of Rio de Janeiro: the statue of Christ The Redeemer and Sugar Loaf. As the sailing proceeds, the Captain will help guests understand the magic of sailing and respond to questions about Rio's history, while guests relax, enjoy our welcome drinks, snacks and appreciate the great views!
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I honestly have nothing bad to say about this tour. It was the best way to end our vacation in Rio by seeing Rio in all of its glory from the bay. The views were magical, photos don't do it justice, you have to be...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Cassio and his son Daniel are pros, they went the extra mile for me to enjoy this trip, and I DID, very much. We had great conversations about sailing and Brazil's History. They showed us around the bay explaining everything in details. (They speak...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful way to spend an afternoon in Rio! We had a fantastic trip with Cassio and Antonio sailing around Guanabara Bay. Cassio is a very knowledgeable and entertaining captain and a pleasure to talk to. I can thoroughly recommend Sail in Rio for...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 2, 2019 via mobile

Incredible voyage with outstanding views of the city of Rio and the bay. Capt. Cassio and Daniel are great hosts, giving tidbits of information on the various sites and even mixing delicious caipirinhas! Also grab the chance to go diving off the front of the...More

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Sail_in_Rio, Owner at Sail in Rio, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2019

Thank you so much for sparing your time to review us! We are very happy you enjoyed the experience! All the best, Cassio and Daniel

Reviewed July 28, 2019

I booked onto the 3 hour open group (max 10 people) sailing on a Thursday lunchtime. It was a beautiful day for sailing and I was a little bit surprised to find I was the only person booked on the trip. No problem for Cassio...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Ashley S
Sail_in_Rio, Owner at Sail in Rio, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2019

Hey Ashley!!! Great to hear from you here! Thank you so much for your feedback!

Reviewed July 18, 2019

We had a great day sailing with a very capable and nice captain on a beautiful, clean sailboat. Rio is best seen from the water. The marina was lovely too.

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Date of experience: February 2019
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Sail_in_Rio, Owner at Sail in Rio, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2019

Thank you so much for your feedback! All the best! Cassio and Daniel

Reviewed July 15, 2019

Had the best time with Cassio and Daniel at the rudder! Booked a private sailing for my family (my husband and my parents) and it was the first time sailing for my parents. They had a great time! Cassio and Daniel are very accommodating and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Sail_in_Rio, Owner at Sail in Rio, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2019

Thank you Stina for your review! We are happy you and your family enjoyed the experience! All the best for you all!

Reviewed July 11, 2019

Last minute decision to go in the boat trip. Great way to see Rio from the sea and enjoy a relaxing time on the water! Captain was great and told me lots about Rio. Next time I am visiting I will do it again

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Date of experience: February 2019
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Sail_in_Rio, Owner at Sail in Rio, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2019

Thank you so much for your feedback! We hope you do come sailing again next time. All the best!

Reviewed July 10, 2019

If you want to have a look at Rio in a different way! Really good experience, nice host! We went to the snakes' island and took a look at Rio, took a bath! Amazing! If we come back we'll do it again ;) Thank you!

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Sail_in_Rio, Owner at Sail in Rio, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2019

Thank you for your feedback! They are really important for us and future guests!

Reviewed June 24, 2019

we signed up for an 11am tour on June 16th of this year to celebrate our 1st wedding anniversary. Cassio's sailing tour came highly recommended by a friend who had previously taken the tour (she loved it so much she went back again with her...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Sail_in_Rio, Owner at Sail in Rio, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2019

Thank you so much for your thorough review! We are passionate about sailing and sharing that with our guests! We are happy you enjoyed the experience! Wish you all the best!

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Jasmine H
April 24, 2019|
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Others will join you. Its good to meet other people that are on vacation. The captain is great at answering any questions you have about rio which is very nice too.
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JehanM51
November 19, 2018|
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Response from Sail_in_Rio | Property representative |
Hi, thank you for asking. We do have 4 last seats on our Dec 2 sunset sail and I have reopened bookings on this platform for 48 hours so that you will be able to book it! Looking forward to your booking!
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Martina C
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hi Martina, we focus on sailing. Snorkeling is subsidiary and may be done whenever we are under anchor! Hope you will come sailing with us!
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