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Catherine's Florida Charters

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We offer a wide range of affordable private boating excursions, from sailing adventures on a beautiful 53'ketch ("Catherine"). Which departs from North Longboat and sails the beautiful waters of the Gulf of Mexico and Sarasota Bay. Specializing in...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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6920 Poinsetta Ave, Linley Street and Lois Ave, Longboat Key, FL 34228-1067
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wanted to do something special for my husband who was recently diagnosed with brain cancer & it was his birthday. We came to Long Boat to get away for a while. I decided to book a sunset sail for us & found Catherine’s Florida...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Catherine S, Owner at Catherine's Florida Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so happy you found us also! Life is so precious! Kurt and I are so grateful we have this vessel for people to come and enjoy! We hope to see you two again. Praying for you both!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of 6 adults set sail on a sunset cruise Sunday evening with Captain Kurt. We had perfect weather for the sail from beginning to end. Kurt is a master at handling the sails, boat, music, and camera. He took beautiful pictures that we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Catherine S, Owner at Catherine's Florida Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It was so nice having you aboard. Thank you for choosing us and we are happy that your cruise went well! We hope to see you again! Many Blessings, Captain Kurt, Catherine, and pup Bandit

Reviewed October 29, 2018

My family of 6 adults experienced a superlative afternoon of sailing, thanks to brisk winds and the skills of Captain Kurt! He not only handled all the sails but also took thoughtful photos throughout the sail. Catherine's communications were excellent, before and after!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Catherine S, Owner at Catherine's Florida Charters, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

Hi Carolyn, Thank you so much for allowing us to be a part of your Special Day! We are so thankful the weather and winds were in our favor! Hope to see you and family again! Many Blessings, Captain Kurt, Catherine, and pup Bandit

Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

Took some family and friends out on a sunset cruise and I don't think it could have gone any better! Perfect weather, WONDERFUL, knowledgeable Captain Kurt, welcoming Catherine and the shy, but adorable Bandit. HIGHLY recommend this trip for everyone and we'll definitely be back...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Catherine S, Owner at Catherine's Florida Charters, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2018

That is an amazing pic you took of Captain Kurt! We would love to use this on our website! So happy to hear that your sailing adventure was a great one! ! Still laughing at the pirate costume... Enjoy your next journey...Aloha... Many blessings, Captain...More

Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

We had such a lovely sunset sail last night with our parents. Thank you for helping make this memory so special!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Catherine S, Owner at Catherine's Florida Charters, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2018

We are so thankful you allowed us to be a part of this special time! Family time is so wonderful! :) Many blessings, Captain Kurt, Catherine and pup Bandit

Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful sunset cruise on the gulf with Catherines charter cruises! Thank you for the BEST evening!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Catherine S, Owner at Catherine's Florida Charters, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

So good seeing you again! Happy our weather was good for your sailing cruise! Looking forward to seeing you again next time you are in town. Many Blessings, Captain Kurt, Catherine and pup Bandit :)

Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

This was the highlight of our week long vacation! Captain Kurt and his assistant Kacey were very enjoyable and a pleasure to spend an evening with. We thoroughly enjoyed the cruise, the music, and the knowledge Kurt imparted. Very comfortable seating with bean bag chairs...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 8, 2018

We are 3 friends from Florida, California and Connecticut. We had a great time celebrating a friend’s birthday on board the Catherine. Captain Kurt is a skilled seaman and very friendly. Water, soft drinks, music and the bean bag chairs made the sail enjoyable. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 5, 2018

We had an evening cruise for my family +2. Catherine was on the phone with us for about 10-15 minutes booking it and going over the details. Then when cruise time came she called and gave us weather updates and had us hold tight until...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

We had the best time cruising the bay with Kurt! He was very friendly and knowledgeable about sites on our trip. Catherine was an absolute pleasure to book with. The electric boat was intimate, and close to the water to see the sea life. Dolphins...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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I was a client on Boat had a great time CALL THEM
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March 12, 2017|
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Hi there, This sounds great! We are in high season right now. We suggest reserving as early as possible. We do cruise base on the weather conditions. The Captain will determine about an hour prior to the sail which route is... More
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Hi, Yes, bring your own food and drinks. We are not doing dinner cruises at this time. Thank you! Catherine 941-893-9590
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