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Kruger Escapes

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Deer Harbor, Orcas Island, WA 98243
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A wonderful Labor Day sail!

We enjoyed a six hour gorgeous sail on Winkapew, with sunset and full moon rise included, for our... read more

Reviewed September 11, 2017
jtb584
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Eastsound, Washington
Great 6 hour sail with friends

While visiting friends on Orcas we booked this 6 hour sail on their beautiful 61 foot sailboat... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2017
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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.
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Deer Harbor, Orcas Island, WA 98243
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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

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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

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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Reviewed July 14, 2017

Jess and Karl are the Master's of a romantic and memorable wedding. Next week Connie and I will be celebrating our one year anniversary and what memories we have of exchanging on vows on the bridge of the Winkapew. Karl found a beautiful cove on...More

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Reviewed July 6, 2017

We went on a three hour day sail with Jess and Karl over 4th of July Weekend. Not only was it absolutely beautiful, they let us help sail as much as we wanted and relax as much as wanted. They also fit us in very...More

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Reviewed May 17, 2017

Our day of sailing off Orcas Island did not disappoint. The Krugers are awesome people, low-key and very flexible, which is important, because sometimes the weather and wind do not cooperate with your vacation plans. For mid-May, we had cool temps and sunshine, but not...More

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Glenn C
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Response from gqjustin | Reviewed this property |
I woud email Jess directly to get an answer! Contact information is found on their website.
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julie c
August 20, 2015|
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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
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julie c
August 20, 2015|
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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
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