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A Day on the Water

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“captain dan”(32 reviews)
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Sailboat charter, cruise the historic Fort Lauderdale New River to set sail in the Atlantic Ocean. Learn how to sail, Swim or just relax. 2 hour sunset trips available.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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937 Mandarin Isle, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315-1640
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This trip exceeded our expectations in every way. Captain Dan was a great host as he pointed out landmarks, made sure we had everything we needed and took us to a great sunset swimming spot. The duration of this trip was generous and it felt...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing day on the water. Fantastic scenery, even better captain. Friendly and enthusiastic! As locals to South Florida, we will be recommending this to all our friends and family!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Comfortable boat in a fabulous environment. Very experienced and friendly captain. Generously allowed me to take the helm numerous on occasions and we had plenty of sail up in perfect wind. Would highly recommend Captain Dan

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The highlight of my stay in Florida! Thank you for making it so special! I felt very safe during the entire trip and captain Dan and his wife to very well care of us! Hope to be back soon!

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Dan W, Captain at A Day on the Water, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you. Its so great to be named as the highlight of your Florida adventure. Thank you for spending your time with us sailing and for your review of the day. Regards, Captain Dan

Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain Dan was a super find.... and made the experience of sailing the Atlantic ocean fun and relaxing at the same time. His music is awesome, he's not too chatty but friendly enough and knowledgable about sailing, Florida, history of Fort Lauderdale and the like....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank sammydash
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing captain, he gave us an exceptional boat ride around Fort Lauderdale inter coastal. The boat is very clean and neat, very safe for families and children as well. I highly but highly recommend the captain, very nice gentleman. Can’t wait to go on the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Stapia96
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Words cannot describe the experience we had with Captain Dan,but I will try.I formulated a plan to surprise my wife for her 60th birthday,that she would always remember.After researching on the internet for 2 days I came across Captain Dan and his 40 foot sailboat,the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ablerichard
Dan W, Captain at A Day on the Water, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow, Thank you very much for your kind words. I very much enjoyed our surprise sail and hope to see you again on the water. Come again once the water warms up. Fair Winds, Captain Dan

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our family of 4 spent an awesome 4 hours with Captain Dan. His experience and knowledge of the area was impressive and he was a great guide too! We had a wonderful sail. Our sons are still thanking us for this Christmas present!! Thank you,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Linda W
Exploration782978, Owner at A Day on the Water, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Linda, Its always good to see a family get together. Hope to see you again. Thanks for the review. Fair Winds, Captain Dan

Reviewed January 15, 2019

Thanks to Captain Dan for an enjoyable day sailing the ocean. A bucket list achievement that well exceeded our expectations. Dan's sailing expertise and knowledge of the sea and area made this a highlight of our vacation. We are looking forward to making this an...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Margaret S
Exploration782978, Owner at A Day on the Water, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for taking our sailing charter and for your review of the day. Good to be on the bucket list. Regards, Captain Dan

Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

This is outstanding. Captain Dan is a great guy—fun, outgoing, knowledgeable and he can plan the perfect day for you. Bring friends. Bring wine. But if you don’t visit him and his awesome wife, I honestly don’t know what the point of your meaningless life...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Zachary M
Exploration782978, Owner at A Day on the Water, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2019

Zach, Wow, A over the top but accurate review. I enjoyed both charters with your group and hope to see you again on the water. Fair Winds, Captain Dan

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