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“mate tim”(12 reviews)
“sunset cruise”(16 reviews)
“cookies”(12 reviews)
Captain Dove and Tim are experienced sailors who love to sail the Gulf of MexicoWe provide a safe, entertaining and inspirational sailing trip. While we may make it look routine, every trip is a unique adventure, there will always be plenty of...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1968 Tarpon Center Dr, Slip #10 Crows Nest Marina, Venice, FL 34285-1035
+1 941-554-2190
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very enjoyable sunset sail. The owners (a husband and wife team) were wonderful! She is the captain and he is the first mate.

Thank bobpiel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My second time sailing with Dove and Tim. They made it an enjoyable, safe, and fun sail. They provide snacks, great conversation and the quiet of the sea. This was my second sail and I plan to do it again.

Thank cheesegal
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Professional, expert, welcoming are just a few superlatives to describe the sail Venice experience. Three generations of family throughly enjoyed the delights of the sea. Highly recommend for any memorable occasion

Thank Bob B
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

Tim and Captain Dove provided a warm and enjoyable boat ride. They offered a variety of drinks, cheese and crackers, and delicious homemade cookies. They’re knowledge and sailing background was very apparent. They were easy to talk to, accommodating, and friendly. We had a delightful...More

Thank Emily F
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Great afternoon sailing with Sail Venice! It was our second time sailing with this company and will look forward to our next trip. VERY courteous and friendly. The Captain and his mate ensured us of our safety and made sure we were comfortable. Offering wine,...More

1  Thank DLBETZ13
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

Thank you Captain Dove and Tim, we had a fabulous cruise! We hope to be repeat customers. Captain Dove spotted a few sea turtles for us too, which was a real treat. We highly recommend to anyone looking for a relaxing way to enjoy the...More

1  Thank Sue J
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

I was with my friends and we had the best time. They offer drinks and finger foods. You get to jump off the boat and grab the rope it is a great time. You must do it.

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed May 12, 2018

My Brother and I and our wives had a wonderful sunset cruise tonight, the weather was perfect, the breeze was just right and the sunset was fabulous. You can't find a better way to spend a couple of ours on the gulf.

1  Thank mickeykapo
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful afternoon. Our hosts made a great effort to make our excursion enjoyable with engaging conversation and things to do - like hanging our feet over the side to drag in the water. Hang in the stern and talk, or lay on a...More

Thank Ernest H
Reviewed March 22, 2018

We sailed with Capt's Tim and Dove. First time sailing. It was a great experience, they are a very pleasant couple and very accommodating to their guests. We would definitely do it again.

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February 22, 2018|
Response from Moonwalker12014 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure of the length but the max number of passenger I believe they said was 10, which would be fairly crowded.
June 13, 2016|
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Response from rfamily9 | Reviewed this property |
Call them because they might negotiate but I paid $65 pp for 4 people but it was extremely important to me to be the only one on the boat as my sister-in-law has cancer and could get ill do I wanted the flexibility of... More