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Charleston Sailing Adventures Prevailing Winds

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Address: 10 Wharfside Street, Charleston, SC 29401
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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Eugene F
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Charleston, South Carolina

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Thank JRose717
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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Marietta, Georgia
2 reviews
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Sunset sail exceeded my expectations. Absolutely incredible way to spend a beautiful evening in Charleston. This boat only takes 6 passengers so I was surprised at how affordable it was! BYOB is a nice touch. Brian was very nice & was a wonderful host. There were only 2 couples on board, but I could imagine a small family having a... More 

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Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Wife and I took a midday sail on this small catamaran. Pilot was a young man named Bryan who did an excellent job. My wife had never sailed and is afraid of water. But she was so confident in Bryan's abilities that she totally relaxed and had a great time.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Brian was awesome! The sunset sail was beautiful! We saw dolphins and it was such a great time! Brian was so nice and pointed out some great sights to see! Also got us close to so many Dolphins! Highly recommend this 1.5 hour sunset sail!

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Winter Springs, FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

We took the sunset cruise. The views, the boat and Brian were all excellent. Be sure to spend some time up on the trampoline on the front, very comfy! Would be a great choice for the last night of your vacation - a little relaxing after touring the busy city.

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