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About NW Sailing Adventures
Experience the scenic wonders of the San Juan Islands with NW Sailing Adventures. Our fully crewed yacht charters allow you to enjoy the ever changing panorama while your crew caters to your every need. We offer all-inclusive 3 to 6-day sailing charters. No sailing experience necessary; you provide the sense of adventure!
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Reviewed September 26, 2019

We decided to book this trip as part of our 50th year wedding anniversary. Each month we are doing a different adventure and this was our September addition. It was amazing and although the weather wasn't cooperative it really didn't matter because just spending time...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank chasepat
Reviewed August 19, 2019

This was our first time in the San Juans and our first time sailing. What a great experience. Ron and Mari are fun, knowledgeable and so very accomodating. Meals were terrific and the whole experience so relaxing. We will do this again!

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 10, 2019

This was our families first time in the San Juans. Ron and Mari were great and made the trip perfect! They are both very knowledgeable about the islands and sailing. We also had a nice hike....I learned a lot and we had lots of laughs....More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Bill J
Reviewed July 7, 2019 via mobile

We booked this excursion last minute. Captain Ron was so gracious to contact the original booking couple (unknown to us) on the cruise to see if they would mind if we joined. It was a wonderful time. The food and company exceeded any expectation. Ron...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Acole1204
Reviewed May 26, 2019

We took this cruise as our 50th Wedding Anniversary celebration. Captain Ron and Mari are fantastic, Diminuendo is a very comfortable boat. Because of our arthritic limited mobility we weren't able to do a lot of the physical excursions, but Captain Ron and first mate...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank smilingsue1
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Phenomenal trip. Warm weather, 10-15 knot breezes, sailed close hauled every day 7-8 knots boat speed-absolutely perfect sailing. Ron and Mari are open friendly people and are an exceptional team-seamless taxing maneuvers, docking and mooring. Ron is a very skilled and experienced skipper and his...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Brooke S
Reviewed October 1, 2018

We always wanted to take this trip, and wanted it to be a sailing experience. We are pleased we did! The sailing was awesome, the weather was cold but nice and the waters were great! We saw sea lions and harbor seals, a lot of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LifeIsACabernet023
Reviewed September 14, 2018

My wife and I did a 5 day/4 night trip in early September. Capt Ron and First Mate Mari know all the San Juans and you can leave all the trip planning to them. But they will also work with you if there are specific...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jim and Ruthie M
Reviewed July 23, 2018

We took a 6 day, 5 night sailing trip with NW Sailing Adventures on the Diminuendo with Captain Ron and Mari. It was a marvelous 6 days! The views for 6 days were just breathtaking. There were no complaints on any of the meals they...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 62WorldTraveler2011
Reviewed June 16, 2018

4 day adventure sailing around the San Juan Island.... a great way to just relax. 4 adults and 2 young children- we all had a great time, sailing, beach combing, hiking...what an adventure

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jany S
Ron F, Captain at NW Sailing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2018

It was great having your family aboard! We hope you have more material for your beautiful paintings Jany.

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May 24, 2019|
Response from RonF1506 | Property representative |
Our 6 day private charters are $500 per person per day ($3000/person, $6000/couple). Parties of 4 to 6 receive a discount of $100 per person per day. Your charter is all-inclusive and fully crewed. All you need provide are... More
March 4, 2016|
Response from dimibirdy | Property representative |
No. Although Washington has legalized marijuana, we fall under the jurisdiction of the United States Coast Guard while under sail. We do not encourage smoking of any kind on our boat please!