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Jun 10, 2018
“wonderful sailing experience”
Nov 5, 2017
“Captain Jim”
Sailing Charters, Hilton Head Island, South CarolinaThe Special K is a 40ft Beneteau sailing yacht. The charter is based on just you and your family and friends- up to 6 people. The Yacht sails from Shelter Cove Marina at Palmetto Dunes and Sails...more
1 Shelter Cove Ln, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3587
+1 843-298-0141
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Reviewed August 13, 2011

The boat is meticulous and the captain is interesting and charming It is the best boating experience on the Island Highly recommend this charter with family and friends or just adults!

7  Thank Shadylady102
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Reviewed June 10, 2018

Captain Jim made this a terrific time for my family. He was knowledgeable and easy to be with on our 3 hour sail!

1  Thank nadinedk2018
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I booked the 9 a.m. trip with Captain Jim. The Captain was wonderful with more than 15 years experience. He let me steer most of the voyage, answering all my questions. It was a little chilly, but we left Shelter Cove Marina...More

1  Thank johnsurf1
Reviewed August 24, 2016

My family and I chartered the Special K for a sunset cruise and had a great time. I recommend it as a fun and unique addition to your Hilton Head vacation, and superior to a group cruise. The cruise is suitable for all ages: our...More

1  Thank Greg G
Reviewed August 15, 2016

This was our first time on a sail boat and we had a BLAST! Captain Jim is a local gem! He's been sailing for 15 years and the experience definitely shows. He was very accommodating with our schedule and any questions before hand. The Special...More

Thank IsaaxK
Reviewed July 4, 2016

Private charter with a personable captain who knows a lot about the area. He also made sure us northerners got to see some dolphins! Beautiful way to see the island and the sunset. Best part of our trip.

Thank yssirk37
Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

We sailed with Capt Jim on Special K in the morning time slot. There were 4 of us. Me, wife 14yo boy and 8yo girl. We could not have asked for a better experience. Capt Jim was very friendly and engaging. He spoke with all...More

2  Thank sw44mag
Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

We chartered with the Special K about 2 years ago and again this year. The captain was great with our grandchildren letting them help and explaining everything. We really enjoyed all the dolphins that we saw up close too. It is obvious he enjoys people...More

1  Thank Shadylady102
Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

Could not have asked for a better Father's Day evening sail on the Special K for my husband. Great captain. Recommend highly.

Thank Cariad2274
Reviewed April 23, 2013 via mobile

We had the best time out with Cap'n Jim. Had a perfect day sailing, watching dolphins, & waterfowl. The highlight of our trip to Hilton Head! Highly recommend it!

2  Thank bvdcpa
Reviewed August 13, 2011

The boat is meticulous and the captain is interesting and charming It is the best boating experience on the Island Highly recommend this charter with family and friends or just adults!

7  Thank Shadylady102
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