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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...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
1074 Bellwether Way, Gate #12, Bellingham, WA 98225
+1 253-381-3919
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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
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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 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
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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.

Reviewed September 13, 2017

We just spent 6 wonderful days aboard Diminuendo with Captain Ron and his Mate Mari. We hiked, kayaked, saw lots of sea life and some amazing scenery. Mari prepared scrumptious meals aboard their sailboat and we found Ron and Mari warm, interesting, experienced and fun...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank wjs993
Reviewed August 2, 2017

My wife and I, along with Aunt and Uncle, had a marvelous 3 days with Captain Ron and Mari sailing the San Juan's! The boat was immaculate, and well set up for guests and sailing, the food was marvelous, Captain Ron both knowledgeable and entertaining,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 23, 2017

Started out with full crab pot in chuckanut bay! Then off to Sucia with sails up. Orca, porpoises and seals along the way. Had a scenic hike on the island. Our anniversary celebrated with a salmon dinner perfectly cooked by Mari. It's amazing what she...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Carol G
dimibirdy, Owner at NW Sailing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2017

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are so glad you enjoyed your travels with us!

Reviewed June 26, 2017

Doing a sail in the San Juan's a special bucket list excursion for a friend; as two senior couples we had a fine time. Capt. Ron was seasoned, experienced, and a personable host; Mari, as first mate, handled hosting, meals, and the support; a fine...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Ron F, Owner at NW Sailing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2017

It was truly Our Pleasure having you aboard Diminuendo. Guests like you make this septuagenarian look forward to being an octogenarian! Mari and I hope you'll join us again.

Reviewed June 23, 2017

Absolutely wonderful day out! Ron and Mari are wonderful hosts, with incredible local knowledge and sailing expertise, not to mention a playful dynamic between them that makes the entire trip feel like a Tolkein adventure. You really feel like part of the crew! Mari's cooking...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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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!