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About American Rover Sailing Cruises
Set Sail with the friendly and experienced crew of this 125 passengerSailing Schooner. Offering Daytime and Sunset harbor cruises under sailon the smooth waters of the Elizabeth River and the Port of Virginia.Help hoist the sails, take a turn at the helm, or just relax as the captain points out the sights of the historic Norfolk Harbor. Sunset cruises feature live entertainment. This elegant ship with her distinctive red sails is Coast Guard inspected for safety. Comfortable seating is available on the shaded upper deck and in our air-conditioned below deck area with ship store, bar and rest rooms. Popular for families, weddings, field trips,group outings and company parties since 1986. Cruises depart Waterside Marina in Downtown Norfolk. Sailing Mid April through Late October (Call or go online for Spring and Fall Daytime and Sunset Schedule)Summer Season (June – August) Cruises Depart Every day except Monday2 Hour Harbor Cruise 1:30pm (Adults $20, Children $12) 2 Hour SunsetCruise 7pm ($25 Adults, $15 Children). Special Moonlight Cruises and Themed Events – Inquire for more info.
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Ronald C wrote a review Sep 1
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Wonderfully relaxing and entertaining experience. If you're a 'tailing-gating, road rage' person, then try something else. Maybe sky diving. The crew knows how to handle the sails and run the deck. Mike Binetti on the guitar was thoroughly entertaining in song and jokes. Relaxing and romancing little journey.
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Date of experience: August 2021
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Response from amrover, Manager at American Rover Sailing Cruises
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thanks for sailing with us and for the great review!
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Shane C wrote a review Aug 2021
Virginia Beach, Virginia1 contribution
Very relaxing cruise aboard the American Rover. Some good music but the singer was better at some genres. He kept the group entertained. A dj would be fine also. It was a bit cloudy but we had beautiful views. I highly recommend this cruise. Take your spouse or partner for a romantic evening. Drinks and bar is available onboard.
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Date of experience: August 2021
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Response from amrover, Manager at American Rover Sailing Cruises
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thanks for sailing with us and for the nice review.
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pjt5055 wrote a review Aug 2021
Frederick, Maryland6 contributions6 helpful votes
Beautiful boat and very cool to watch the crew work the sails. Unfortunately, the ride was very boring and extremely slow.
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Date of experience: August 2021
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Response from amrover, Manager at American Rover Sailing Cruises
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thanks for cruising with us - sorry to hear you did not enjoy the sail
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Claudette wrote a review Aug 2021
Boca Raton, Florida195 contributions40 helpful votes
Very nice sailboat but it was kind of a boring ride. If it wasn’t for the one mans band there is literally nothing to do and very little to look at. And we went soooo slow.
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Date of experience: August 2021
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Response from amrover, Manager at American Rover Sailing Cruises
Responded Aug 9, 2021
Thanks for sailing with us - sorry to hear it did not live up to your expectations
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Catherine A wrote a review Aug 2021
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This was a fantastic experience! A very good tour ! We learned a lot and relaxed. A tall ship is so smooth in the water. They also are very competent and helpful. They changed our date to the day before bc of weather conditions. So we didn't miss it!
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Date of experience: August 2021
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Response from amrover, Manager at American Rover Sailing Cruises
Responded Aug 4, 2021
Thank you so much for cruising with us and for the great review!
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