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“A beautiful evening”

Captain Sir Charters - Private Day Tours
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Owner description: Go sailing on the NEWEST Charter Sailboat in Miami for a day of sailing/sightseeing OR a Romantic Sunset and City Lights Tour of Miami.We specialize in Romantic Sunset and Night Evening Tours. Also available: Romantic Dinner Trips, Overnight Charters to the Florida Keys, and Week Long trips to the Bahamas. Step aboard the Best and the Newest Sailboat in Miami -- it's truly sailing FIRST CLASS! Check out the website and photos of the boat. CAPTAIN SIR! is in a class by itself but no more expensive than sailing in coach class!
Fayetteville, North Carolina
1 review
“A beautiful evening”
Reviewed July 9, 2013

I took my husband on a surprise get away weekend to go sailing. Russell was very helpful in making arrangements prior to our arrival and assisted me with all the plans. We got on board and sailed off out of Key Biscayne. Russell and Susan were so accomodating to make our cruise enjoyable and pleasurable. Anything my husband and I could have wanted was right there. The music was beautiful, the water was breathtaking, the food was delicious. The whole evening turned out to be fabulous! We sailed from 7 pm to 11 pm. I would recommend this to anyone. The ride was smooth, the company was great, the view was gorgeous! Russell and Susan made this trip absolutely amazing!

Visited July 2013
Thank Kristine T
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“Priceless memories”
Reviewed July 8, 2013

It's been months since our private sail, but the memories are as fresh as if it were yesterday. Russ and Susan are an amazing couple dedicated to making every single moment of your day absolutely memorable. From the moment we came on board, we were greeted with smiles and treated like welcomed guests. The food was delicious, the attention to detail superb, and the overall experience was priceless. We decided to do a half day adventure with a sunset dinner and there was nothing more romantic than watching the sun go down on Miami with a delicious meal and the experience of a expert sailor. I really can't find a single thing to complain about, this was truly a luxurious sailboat and the experience was well worth the cost. I will definitely be sailing again with them the next time I am in Miami, absolutely a priceless memory.

Visited April 2013
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“Dream Vacation”
Reviewed July 2, 2013

I have sailed on Captain Sir thrice -- two day-sails and one one-week sail. I was going through a difficult period last year and treated myself to the week-long sail. Susan and Russ took wonderful care of me. We sailed down to Key Largo, talked, sunbathed, swam, ate, ate, and ate. Russ is a superb cook and baker, AND he shares my sweet tooth. There were nights when we all laid on deck, looked at the stars and also danced. The biggest plus? Susan and Russ are lovely people and I'm proud to be a friend of theirs.

Visited May 2013
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“Smooth Sailing”
Reviewed June 29, 2013

Just came off a sail on Captain Sir. Took the kids (5 and 7) together with some friends from out of town. We are local to the area so getting to the marina was easy and close. Our excursion was from 3pm - 7pm and it was lovely! We were lucky enough to be able to reserve that same day. Captain Russ and his wife Susan are two of the nicest and most geniune people we've met in a long time. Our friends have gone back home w/ some amazing memories of South Florida, thanks in large part to this sail. And we hope to sail on the Captain Sir again very soon.

Visited June 2013
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Bradenton, Florida
1 review
“An Awesome Day to Remember! Outstanding...”
Reviewed April 26, 2013

My husband and I just returned from a full day sail charter aboard Captain Sir, out of Key Biscayne Florida.

With Russell and Susan’s help we arranged the day as a total surprise for my husband on our 40th wedding anniversary. Russell and Susan both played along with surprising my husband almost to the moment they were ready set sail. Then we had to break the news as I wished my husband happy anniversary and we were the sailing guest for a full day, all meals and hospitality provided by gourmet chef, Captain Russell and first mate Susan.

Since we are past owners of an Island Packet Yacht, we knew exactly what we wanted in a sailboat charter – however Captain Sir exceeded our expectations. We also wanted a exclusive private charter with no other people’s conversation or distractions on our special day (40th Wedding Anniversary). The time flew by and we had a full day of private coves to anchor by for snacks/meals and a fair wind (25-30 knots) to sail with our toes hanging off the stern in the clear warm waters as we sailed and anchored off Key Biscayne with dolphin playing along side Captain Sir's bow.

A spectacular sunset was toasted from our anchorage in Hurricane Cove followed by the added benefit of a full moon for our dinner in the cockpit after sunset. We enjoyed key lime pie, made by Captain Russell as we motor-sailed to the Miami skyline lights. Miami at night, by water was spectacular. From there it was already late in the evening and we sailed slowly back to Crandon Marina to Captain Sir's slip.

What spectacular memories we have taken home. Russell and Susan Boulay and are the perfect host to charter with for a few hours or several days on their Island Packet 46. The food was outstanding, the yacht is spotless, in top shape and the Captain with his first mate are the perfect mix of professional, personable and knowledgeable hosts.

Oh one last comment, if you love stone crab place your order with the Captain Russell, he knows how to find super sized stone crab. Awesome!

Do yourself a favor - take a full day crewed Charter...

Visited April 2013
Thank Diana B
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