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Charleston Sailing Adventures Prevailing Winds

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Address: 10 Wharfside St, Charleston, SC 29401-1596
Phone Number: +1 843-277-9019
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Join us for a relaxing sail aboard Prevailing Winds, a 27' Stiletto...

Join us for a relaxing sail aboard Prevailing Winds, a 27' Stiletto Catamaran Sailboat, sailing daily from the Charleston Maritime Center. The environmentally friendly way to explore historic Charleston Harbor. Fast and stable, Prevailing Winds is fun for all ages. Experience close encounters with dolphins and other marine wildlife, quietly while under sail. Offering multiple trips daily. Limited to six passengers for a highly customized experience, with no crowds. Private Charters, special events, and sailing lessons available. All trips are BYOB.

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Great Sunset Cruise With Captain Brian

We enjoyed a lovely sunset cruise with Captain Brian! The weather was perfect and seeing the Holy City from a waterside view was incredible! Put this on your to do list in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Judy S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely sunset cruise with Captain Brian! The weather was perfect and seeing the Holy City from a waterside view was incredible! Put this on your to do list in Charleston!

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Thank Judy S
Stafford, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must do when visiting Charleston, SC. Touring the harbor is wonderful. We went on a sunset tour and will never forget it. Our Captain was well versed with sailing and made us feel right at home. He also knew about the history of the Charleston area and noted historical sites along the way. My teenage sun loved... More 

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Thank Michelle L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the sunset sail. It was a great ending to a very hot day. The sail was very relaxing with great views and some interesting information about the area. We sailed with 4 other people and had a great time. I highly recommend this excursion.

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Thank karefrey
Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Brian took us on a lovely outing into the harbor. The weather was super hot, but the breeze was refreshing and we loved being on the water. Our family of 4 (2 adults, 2 teens) were on our own with Brian. He only takes up to 6, and we lucked out to be alone! We didn't see any dolphins,... More 

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Thank GeorgiaWanderer
Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the pleasure of sailing with Captain Brian on the catamaran Prevailing Winds last Saturday evening. What a great way to see the city of Charleston from the water! With only six passengers, it made the cruise far more pleasurable than being on a big boat with a ton of people. Brian was personable and accommodating, making sure that we... More 

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Thank Eugene F
Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time sailing at night. It was peaceful and relaxing. Very smooth ride. We brought champagne and beer and it was nice to have a drink. Brian was friendly and engaging.

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Thank amandalee27
Peachtree City, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

This was one of our favorite experiences in Charleston! Captain Brian was very knowledgeable about Charleston and shared some interesting information with us, but he didn't try too hard to insert himself in the conversation when we were taking with the others on the boat. It only seats 6 which makes for a more intimate experience. We took the sunset... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Brian (owner and captain) was very accomodating and pushed back our sail by 30 minutes to avoid a fast moving afternoon shower, keeping us informed by cell phone. The trip was relaxing and the boat very comfortable. It's a wonderful way to see Charleston by water and a very relaxing way to end a day of touring. The sunset did... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Captain Brian was outstanding. He took us out in the river around Charleston to look for dolphins on a two hour sail. While the Dolphins were shy, we had a wonderful time. He was extremely personable, and told us all about the area, sailing, and his experience. It was just our family and Brian on the boat, which was a... More 

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Thank Kelli_in_GA
Marietta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

We loved our sunset cruise on the Prevailing Winds!This was our first time sailing and it was all I hoped it would be.....fun,beautiful,romantic. Our captain was friendly and full of interesting information on Charleston, its history as well as "what to do and see". A great opportunity for wonderful photos out on the water!

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B H, Owner at Charleston Sailing Adventures Prevailing Winds, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! I got some good photos of y'all out on the trampoline during that sail. I'll have to e-mail them to you. More 

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