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Cast off the lines...and cast your cares to the wind! Join us aboard our 35-foot sailing catamaran for unforgettable sunset cruises, private cruises and sailing tours of Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel Island, Captiva, San Carlos Bay and more! See the...more
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2500 Main St, Salty Sam's Marina, Dock B, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-3416
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Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Took wife and two friends on sunset sail. We had 20 knots of wind and was doing 10 knots over ground. Capt. Bud was great. So was his 1st mate Joe. They let me sail almost the whole 4 hours. Wife and friends hanged out...More

Thank Nick M
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

I would highly recommend sailing with Captain Bud and first mate, Chris. We had a great time sailing Old Glory out into the Gulf waters to watch the sunset. Old Glory is a very stable, seaworthy catamaran that handles the waves with ease, so no...More

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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

I would highly recommend Captain Bud! This is the second time we have been sailing with him and are never disappointed! If you are looking for a nice day on the water and some real sailing, this is the trip you should book!

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

Captain Bud made our entire experience amazing! He was fun, lively and informative!! I highly recommend sailing with captain bud 😊

Thank Gabbie Q
Reviewed July 5, 2017

The Tour offered by SailSWFL was exactly the experience I was hoping for. The small Catamaran (up to 6 or so) was perfect for a nice private family day trip on the bay. Captain Bud joked with the kids and showed them all the parts...More

Thank Charles M
Capt Bud F, Owner at Sail SWFL, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2017

Thank you for the kind review - we enjoyed having your family with us and we're glad you all had a great time aboard the catamaran. Please join us again when you can!

Reviewed April 24, 2017 via mobile

Captain Bud provided us with an awesome 4 hrs of sailing in the gulf down fort Meyers beach! We had our 5 year old daughter along and he was excellent with her! Letting her drive, pull in rope and have fun on the boat! It...More

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Capt Bud F, Owner at Sail SWFL, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2017

Thanks for the review! Join us again in the future - there's always something different to see on the water every time we go out. Like a beautiful sunset, no sail with us is ever identical to another, but all are absolutely magic.

Reviewed May 21, 2016

Did a afternoon of fantastic sailing. CAP Bud was very welcoming and was very informative. He runs a clean ship and we would highly recommend. Thanks Cap Bud, (Raymond) we really enjoyed the day.

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Capt Bud F, Owner at Sail SWFL, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2017

Glad you enjoyed it! Join us for a sunset cruise next time!!

Reviewed February 22, 2016

We had a great sailing tour (sunset trip) with Captain Bud in October 2015. Saw some dolphins and had nice conversations with him, it was a great experience. If your're in Fort Myers, you should book a sailing tour, we absolutely recommend him! Im Okotober...More

Thank Xenia D
Capt Bud F, Owner at Sail SWFL, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2017

vielen Dank! Come join us again soon.

Reviewed August 16, 2015

Thanks to Captain Bud for an awesome day sailing off Ft Myers Bch. When you are in the area we highly recommend a sail with him on his "Ole Glory" sailboat. You can find him at www.sailSWFL.com. He is a highly experienced sailor, as we...More

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Capt Bud F, Manager at Sail SWFL, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2017

Join us again for a sail out to Sanibel Island! Thanks for the review!

Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

I was happy to see he was open all weekends, since there was misinformation on this site that said he was closed Saturday and Sunday. Great sailing experience again.

Thank Mynette P
Capt Bud F, Owner at Sail SWFL, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2017

Thanks for the note, glad you enjoyed the cruise Skipper Bud

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