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Relaxing sail trip

My husband and I enjoyed our day sail trip around the San Juans. Very relaxing with a friendly... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2018
SimpsonBjork
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Seattle
Humpbacks & Orcas

An evening sailing cruise turned into a special adventure when we encountered Humpback whales and... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2018
Patrick T
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Welches, Oregon
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

My husband and I enjoyed our day sail trip around the San Juans. Very relaxing with a friendly, laid back crew. If you want to help raise the sails, you can, if you just want to sit around you can. It was really nice that...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 22, 2018

An evening sailing cruise turned into a special adventure when we encountered Humpback whales and then Orcas. Mt. Baker was one of the views opposite the sunset, with Orcas in-between. The crew was professional and just as excited as we were.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Patrick T
Reviewed September 22, 2018

Great time with friends on the Spike Africa 09/17/18; hope all visitors to the San Juan Islands get the opportunity for this unique view of the islands.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank WALLYtwo
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Fun evening sail. Beautiful sunset. Loved the evening. Good value for a couple hours on the water with less than 20 folks!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

We booked a day long 6 hour sail on the Spike Africa for my husband’s birthday. I told the captain it was his birthday and to do what he and the crew could to make it special. The captain and crew were very responsive to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank tsavia
Reviewed June 28, 2018

We decided to do the Spike Africa sail that simply ran from 6:30pm till 8:30 pm. It was pretty inexpensive at $39.00 per person, and wouldn't take up too much of our time. It's a fun ship to be on at 80 feet long, they...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2017

Our family of 5, including 3 adult children, went on the evening cruise. It was a still evening and we motored about with some sailing. We brought snacks and beverages as recommended. After a brief introduction of the crew, we were on our way. The...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed July 18, 2017

My wife and I sailed all day on Spike Africa. The crew is entertaining, competent and very helpful. Skipper Kenny found the Orcas that were in the area and we had an exciting and unexpected close view of them after they finishing eating. My experience...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Joe C
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

We took the evening sail. Beautiful boat and very kind crew. Bring layers, it's cold! -- but totally worth it seeing the sun go down on the water. Would definitely recommend. **As a side note, we had planned to grab a little grub in town...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank 505katiel
Reviewed September 17, 2016

We booked the "Spike Africa" as a must do on our San Juan Island vacation. It was a super day to be out on the ocean. There wasn't much wind, so really going at a clip didn't happen. This did not matter as it was...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Barbara J
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