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Windfall, our elegant 49-foot sailing vessel, is available for day or overnight sailing charters.We dock for the summer season (June–October) in historic Gloucester, MA, in Smith's Cove, within walking distance to the famed artist colony of Rocky...more
211 E Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-4161
+1 978-948-5434
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All reviews captains raffi and lisa perfect hosts made us feel at home gloucester harbor bucket list trip sleeping quarters birthday dinner wind blowing quick tour fair winds open sea hour cruise drinks and snacks wonderful trip lobster bahamas helm
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Reviewed September 11, 2018

Words cannot explain how perfect our wedding day sail aboard the Defiance was thanks to Captain Raffi. We wanted a small, intimate wedding ceremony for just 10 people including our 6 children and couldn't have asked for a better day. We knew we were tempting...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paul R
Reviewed September 7, 2018

This was an amazing day that Lisa and Captin Raffi hosted for us on Windfall. An amazing day with friends and family. Fun time, good food, and customized a bit to make our day special!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank adorcey
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Another Awesome Sail out of Gloucester. I have been driving and joining a group of Seniors "about 10" for a 3+ hour cruise for the past few years. One of our favorite trips. Raffi and Lisa always make it a Great time. Raffi gives a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank george r
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Our brother and his family were coming to NH for his birthday and they wanted to go sailing. We found Defiance Sail Charters on line and decided to call them. Capt. Raffi was very helpful and we firmed up the details with some quick emails....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rocky L
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

I wanted to do something special for my husband Todd’s birthday and a romantic dinner cruise aboard “Windfall” was a winner! After a few internet clicks and a quick phone call later, we were booked. Then, stepping aboard, meeting Captains Lisa and Raffi, and sailing...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tammy T
Reviewed August 9, 2018

If you are looking for a great way to see some of Mass. This is it! Boat is huge. Well stocked. Loved the seating area in the middle of the boat. Raffi and Lisa are awesome hosts. We pre-ordered the lunch but the WHALES were...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Carolyn72013
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Thank you to Raffi and Lisa for a beautiful and relaxing sail. The boat is gorgeous, Raffi and Lisa are incredibly experienced captains, they basically sail all year long, either in Gloucester or the Bahamas. Everything was provided for our group of friends in a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kate J
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Raffi and Lisa are an amazing team and provided my family and I with an absolutely perfect day. We corresponded prior to our trip and their response was always prompt and thorough. The day of the event Lisa and Raffi were ready for us, flexible...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank amelanson1125
Reviewed March 17, 2018

Lisa and Raffi provided a wonderful celebration of our 35th wedding anniversary. We can't thank them enough for all the thoughtful considerations and hard work they invested in our trip. The food, service, flexibility, and passion Lisa and Raffi shared with us made this a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank kirkh233
Reviewed March 2, 2018

I took my wife and six year old daughter on a day sail from March Harbor, Abacos and it was wonderful. I've sailed with them before and this time didn't disappoint. They took care of everything, going out of their way to ensure we had...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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