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Sailing yacht charter service offering a unique way to see the beauty of the Texas Hill Country on Lake Travis. You and your friends will sail the beautiful waters of Lake Travis on the largest sailing yacht on the lake with a highly knowledgeable...more
6612 Lantern View Dr, Jonestown, Texas, Lakeway, TX 78645-4665
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I celebrated our 25th anniversary aboard the beautiful 45’ elegant Quintessence, one of two Sail Austin Charters. His instructions and website were very helpful and he always answered his phone and was able to answer my questions about logistics. Captain Tim was...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Cheryl A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing sunset cruise led by Capt. Tim. A great boat and a very smooth sailing experience for myself and my adult daughter. Everyone was so accommodating and made the small number of participants feel really special. I definitely recommend and would do it...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Modaddy99
Reviewed January 27, 2019

This was an excellent experience. Everything from setting up the appointment to the ride itself was first class. Captain Tim was great, the boat was incredible, and the experience was awesome. His photography of the trip, which was distributed to everyone in the group was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank eotoro
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

We spent the most magical day on Lake Travis with Captain Tim. A spontaneous dip, adventurous weather and great company. Everyone from the 9yr to the 70yr had a wonderful time. I would highly recommend Captain Tim. He was professional, very particular on safety, and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 29, 2018

We chartered Cap'n Tim for a girl's weekend / Bachelorette celebration. We did a 3 hours cruise on Lake Travis. It was very relaxing, Tim made us feel right at home, and helped us with all of our bags. We brought champagne, cheese and crackers...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

The sailboat was beautiful, stocked with food and drinks. The captain was extremely accommodating. It was a wonderful birthday celebration for my dear friend! Thank you!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Keliferous
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Captain Tim and his boat are top notch! We concluded a week long trip to Austin with a nice sunset sail on Lake Travis and we couldn't have asked for a better experience. From beginning to end, Captain Tim was helpful, accommodating, and very knowledgeable....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Joshua T
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Captain Tim took us out on his amazing boat last weekend on Lake Austin! It was one of the most peaceful and relaxing times I have had. The views were stunning, he let us play music and bring snacks and drinks. He dropped the anchor...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lex F
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Captain Tim was friendly and informative. The cruise was comfortable and fun. We would do this again.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nagh239
Reviewed July 16, 2018

My wife and I sailed on Lake Travis in Austin with Cap'n Tim on July 13th 2018. The weather was perfect for both sailing and star gazing. We had great company and time to ourselves on the boat to sit together to enjoy a romantic...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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June 11, 2018|
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Response from dltdbgyd | Property representative |
Two hours is simply too short. It will fly by and leave you wanting. Three can be ok, but four is ideal especially if you want to get in the water. This is true regardless of the time of day. Do the whole day and it's so... More
January 14, 2017|
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Response from dltdbgyd | Property representative |
Rates are posted on the web at sailaustin, and children under 12 are fine. My youngest guest was 4 weeks and my eldest 94 years old. I have life preservers for children on board. Please call to discuss 817.909.2278.
April 14, 2016|
Response from dltdbgyd | Property representative |
Please call us at 817.909.2378