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Sailing Florida Charters

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Departing daily from the Legendary Marriott Renaissance Vinoy Resort built in 1925 and located in downtown St Petersburg, Florida. We have over 27 yachts available for charter, including Power, Sail, and Fishing boats. The yachts include Jeanneau...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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501 5th Ave NE, Vinoy Marina, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-2620
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After 8 years off the water, we chartered a boat this past August (five days/four nights) with Sailing Florida Charters. We opted for a larger boat since we were a party of eight. Given the boat size and my husband's experience sailing smaller boats, we...More

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SailingFlorida, Owner at Sailing Florida Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so pleased your charter experience will be getting you back on the water again. We look forward to your future charters.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had been off the water for a couple years and wanted to brush up on skills. Captain Laura was perfect for the job. She quickly assessed our skill level and brought us back up to speed. We plan on booking with her again. The boat...More

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SailingFlorida, Owner at Sailing Florida Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Our goal is to provide the latest technology for your learning experience. We are pleased Captain Laura was able to help you brush on your skills. See you again soon.

Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

A wonderful experience for a surprise anniversary cruise for my wife and I. The staff are well organized, professional and accommodating. Captain Michael reached out to me personally to review bad weather possibilities that day, but assured me we were good to go for sunset....More

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SailingFlorida, Owner at Sailing Florida Charters, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

Surprise anniversary cruise and wonderful experience are a winning combo. Glad Captain Michael was able to make your special day so perfect.

Reviewed August 3, 2018

My husband and I used sailing FL Charters for our ASA 101, 103, & 104 certifications. I previously had no experience sailing and now am very comfortable with a sailboat. Captain Rick Johnson was wonderful to work with. He made sure I (we) were completely...More

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SailingFlorida, Owner at Sailing Florida Charters, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2018

100% RECOMMEND..that is are goal. Pleased your experience with Captain Rick was so wonderful.

Reviewed August 3, 2018

Sailing Florida Charters is a great company to learn how to sail. Having never sailed before I was apprehensive of my abilities and lack of sailing knowledge, however Captain Jim Marvin worked with me to give me confidence and training. The variety of sailboats at...More

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SailingFlorida, Owner at Sailing Florida Charters, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2018

Now that you are a seasoned sailor, we look forward to your future adventures.

Reviewed July 30, 2018

Sailing Florida Charters provided great ASA bareboat sailing instruction, I highly recommend Captain Jim. Their boats are also well outfitted, rigged, clean, and comfortable for charters as well. I'll be coming back!

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SailingFlorida, Owner at Sailing Florida Charters, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2018

Providing great ASA training is one of Captain Jim's specialities. Looking forward to your next visit.

Reviewed July 29, 2018

First time sailing with Sailing Florida Charters and Capt Richard - it was a wonderful experience. We had a few rain drops but great wind to cruise about the bay. We had rainbows too! Capt Richard is such an expert and created a memorable night!...More

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SailingFlorida, Owner at Sailing Florida Charters, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

Rainbows and a smooth night sailing with Captain Richard making it memorable, so great to hear. Thank you for joining us.

Reviewed July 26, 2018

Sailing Florida charter is hands down the best! My wife and I used Sailing Florida charters to take our ASA 101,103 & 104 courses, and had the absolute best time! Our Captain for the week was Rick Johnson and I do not believe we could...More

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SailingFlorida, Owner at Sailing Florida Charters, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2018

Many future sailors will enjoy your comments, especially JUMP !!! Captain Rick is very patient and appreciates your kind words.

Reviewed July 14, 2018

This two day sailing class was taught by certified ASA instructor Rick Johnson based at the Venoy Marina in St. Petersburg, Florida. I was not familiar with sailing and wanted to acquaint myself with basic sailing skills. This was a great class, which teaches the...More

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SailingFlorida, Owner at Sailing Florida Charters, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2018

Your response tells it all, Captain Rick is a fantastic instructor and is very professional.

Reviewed July 10, 2018

We charted a private sunset cruise for 4 with Captain Bill. He was a great Captain. Left the guys drive the boat and we enjoyed talking to him. Perfect evening and would def do this again! He even took pictures of us all making sure...More

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SailingFlorida, Owner at Sailing Florida Charters, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2018

Sunsets and Captain Bill go together perfectly...glad your experience was so memorable.

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Response from Maven38 | Reviewed this property |
If you mean the maximum number of people who can the class(es) at the same time, I do not know as it would depend on the number (and sizes) of boats and instructors available. Ours were 4 students for two of the classes and... More
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