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5 of 5 bubbles Review of Schooner Freedom

Schooner Freedom
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Our family invites you to enjoy the historic seaport of Saint Augustine, Florida on board the 76 foot tall ship Schooner Freedom. Hoist a sail, look for wildlife, and enjoy the beauty of our tranquil waters. Setting sail daily for Day Sails, Sunset Sails, Twilight Sails, and Full Moon Sails. Call for departure times and schedule.We are available for private chartersWeddings - Bereavements - Groups EventsAnniversaries - Corporate Outings - School Trips
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities
Lake Panasoffkee, Florida
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2013

Captain John and the crew were great. Spent a great two hours with them. Schooner Freedom is the best attraction in St. Augustine by far.

Visited March 2013
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Orlando, Florida
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134 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Come sail away, come sail away”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2013

We had planed this trip for Thursday noon, but the Captain called us on Wed a and asked if we could move it up to 8:45 am because some bad weather was going to be moving in at noon. We sure are glad the Captain did this as the weather during our sail was terrific and it did turn bad just after noon. What a wonderful new perspective on the city of St Augustine from the water, and how wonderful to be gliding through the water without the noise from a motor. This was my first time on a sail boat and it was a great experience. It was interesting watching the crew set the sails to attack going into the wind. Great boat, great crew, great time.

Visited January 2013
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Jacksonville, Florida
1 review
“Awesome Crew!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2012

I had friends in from all over come in and they stayed in St. Augustine. They called Schonner Freedom and set up a sunset cruise for us all during the Christmas holiday season. I just want to say what an awesome crew we had. Kim went above and beyond the call of duty (risked her life..actually) to hold a parking spot for two of us during the busiest season of the year so that we could make the trip with our friends! Jimmy was a great mate and our captain was just awesome. We could not have asked for a better crew and everyone on the boat had the best time. We will definitely be back. Oh and the sunset, dolphins and Christmas lights, and a few cocktails, well what more could you ask for!

Visited December 2012
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Dunwoody, Georgia, USA
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141 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“Wonderful tour of the bayfont”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2012

I'm not really into boat rides but I have to do this when I am in St. Augustine. I never really understood why people like sailboats - until I took a ride on this schooner. We do the sunset cruise to get away from the heat of the day and its still light enough to see the houses on the bay when we sail. It is very peaceful out on the bay when they turn the diesel engine off and extend the sails. Very relaxing. Beer and wine are served by a very friendly crew. Great time.!!!!

Visited September 2012
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St. Augustine, Florida
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37 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Beautiful evening, super crew!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2012

My husband took me for a twilignt cruise (6-8 pm) on The Schooner Freedom Saturday night and we were enchanted. The captain and crew were friendly, focused and fun, the weather was super, even if the winds were a little quiet. It is a very relaxing and romantic way to spend a couple of hours. Only recommendation would be to have a few more exciting beers (even Corona?) otherwise we loved everything and will be doing this again and again.

Visited September 2012
Thank staugmary
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