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“captain karl”(4 reviews)
The sailing vessel Winkapew (Wing-KAH-poe) is a 61' Custom C&C Ketch, designed for comfort, speed and offshore cruising. She is available for 6 hour day sails, Custom Multi-day trips, Adventure trips, and special events.
Deer Harbor, Orcas Island, WA 98243
+1 360-298-1023
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All reviews sunset sail beautiful boat captain karl san juan island orcas island surrounding islands great hour five days amazing sunset salish sea could not have been more picnic lunch highlight of our trip jones island these guys tomahawk sailors
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Reviewed September 14, 2018

Capt. Karl and Capt. Don made our five day, four night journey around the San Juans on the ketch Winkapew a dream vacation. They took us on wonderful hikes, past lighthouses with illustrious histories and tucked us into intimate coves each evening, perfectly positioned for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Had friends in town so decided to charter Winkapew for a sunset cruise - wow it is so much more! We learned about the sea, the winds and islands around us. Karl and Don were awesome sailors and even took us by dingy to one...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank tamaradicaprio
Reviewed July 7, 2018

the Winkapew was our home on the water for the past four days and it was one of the best adventures we have had as a family. Jess and team worked the winds and the currents masterfully and found us great islands to hike and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank codinpdx
Reviewed September 11, 2017

We enjoyed a six hour gorgeous sail on Winkapew, with sunset and full moon rise included, for our final summer holiday. Could not have been more pleased with the adventure and the kindness and hospitality offers by Karl, Jess and Dagny. Afternoon and evening are...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

While visiting friends on Orcas we booked this 6 hour sail on their beautiful 61 foot sailboat. Jess and Karl are terrific and took care of everything. They are quite accomplished sailors and Karl is kinda a famous wakeboarder who has competed in the equivalent...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 4, 2017

We went out with Karl, Jess, and Dagny for an afternoon and sunset sail on their big boat. We arrived as guests and left as friends. And we enjoyed the sailing immensely.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 21, 2017

We had a very enjoyable afternoon sail aboard the Tomahawk and would love to go again anytime! Gorgeous boat and excellent sailing with Captain Karl and we learned much about the Islands.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 6, 2017

This is a must do experience if you are visiting Orcas Island! A few of my friends and I (a group of four) were glamping on Orcas Island July 23-26. As we were planning our activities, I noticed an advertisement for Kruger Escapes on the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank gqjustin
Reviewed August 3, 2017

We had never sailed before & we can't wait to go back and do it again!! The wind was amazing; the boat sailed swiftly through the waves. It was a gorgeous sunny day as we picnicked on deck before investigating Orcas Island. Karl & Jess...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Deborah M
Reviewed August 1, 2017

Gorgeous aboard Winkapew! Karl and Jess made this trip a fantastic one, and we had some good wind and glorious sunshine. Jess was a courteous and thoughtful hostess, doing everything she could to make our experience memorable. Karl effortlessly found the wind and made Winkapew...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Glenn C
August 27, 2017|
Response from gqjustin | Reviewed this property |
I woud email Jess directly to get an answer! Contact information is found on their website.
julie c
August 20, 2015|
Response from KrugerEscapes | Property representative |
Hi Julie, Thank you for the question, but could you please clarify a bit? We are a sailing charter company, offering a variety of sailing trips. Please let us know if there is other information we can help with. Best, Jess... More
julie c
August 20, 2015|
Response from KrugerEscapes | Property representative |
Greetings Julie, and thank you for contacting us! We are presently fully booked for September 11th, 12th and 13th. We would recommend that you contact Orcas Island Sailing or Emerald Isle Charters, two other sailing charter... More