If you would prefer a first-class cruise on a catamaran, we are partnering with a 47’ Leopard, one of the most luxurious of sailboats. All Charters include a Captain and First Mate. The large trampoline up front is perfect for sunning and watching the wildlife, there is a shaded seating area in the cockpit, and a spacious air conditioned indoor salon to relax in. This is a wonderful cruising experience, be ready to be pampered!
Sailboat Cruise Details
2 Hours: Relax while taking in the glow and serenity of the setting sun during a two hour sail on Charlotte Harbor aboard this ample catamaran. This is a great way to spend some time outdoors and enjoy the natural wonders of the harbor. Sunset trips are usually 2 hours in duration, starting 1 ½ hours before sunset. You can also customize your sail to 4 hours ending in a glorious sunset.
Half Day Charter
4 Hours: Explore the rich habitats of the Charlotte Harbor Aquatic Preserves as we sail the northern part of the harbor, past the Peace River and Myakka River mouths. During this four hour tour, you will view coastal mangroves, a variety of birds and the often seen bottlenose dolphins.
Morning and afternoon cruises, can include sunset.
Day Sail Charters
10+ Hours Cayo Costa: Take in the natural wonders of Charlotte Harbor as we sail to Cayo Costa Island, accessible only by boat. Here you will enjoy a powdery white crescent shaped beach and pine forest. While ashore you can sunbath, swim, snorkel, stroll the beach or hike the trails on this Gulf Coast paradise.Relax during the return sail watching the sun go down. Day Sails start between 8:00 and 9:00 am and end when the sun goes down.
10+ Hours Cabbage Key: Escape, explore, unwind while we sail through Charlotte Harbor and the Intra Coastal Waterway to Cabbage Key. There are no cars here, just a winding nature trail, picturesque views and an open-air restaurant. Relax during the return sail watching the sun go down. Day Sails start between 8:00 and 9:00 am and end when the sun goes down.
Captain and Crew
Captain Dan and First Mate Agnes are both United States Coast Guard licensed Captains. These experienced sailors circumnavigated the globe on this Leopard 47, they spent 19 months and 30,000 nautical miles sailing and visiting exotic ports around the world. Their ASA Sailing Certifications include Basic Keelboat Sailing, Basic Coastal Cruising, Bareboat Chartering, Catamaran Sailing and Coastal Navigation. Dan is a PADI Certified Dive Master and Agnes is an Advanced Open Water Diver.
Size of Groups
Sailing charters are all private and limited to 2 – 6 passengers, no pets of any kind are permitted on board.
What to Bring
Swim wear and casual breezy beach wear for on deck, and shorts or sundress for evenings ashore. Bare feet are preferred, optional non-marking, light colored, soft soled shoes, sandals or water shoes are acceptable. Also bring along sun protection, a camera, favorite music CDs, a good book, and any gadgets you just can’t live without.
Pricing and Booking Information
When we confirm availability of ship and crew for the time you request, a 25% deposit will be taken. The balance is due 2 weeks before your sail date.
|Length of Charter||Description||2 People*||4 People*||6 People*|
|2 hours||2 Hour Sunset Cruise||$350||$350||$350|
|4 hours||4 Hours in the morning or afternoon||$550||$550||$550|
|6-8 hours||6-8 Hour Day Cruises||Contact||us for||pricing|
|10+ hours||10+ Hour Day Sail Charters
8:00 or 9:00 am – sunset
|* Maximum of 6 people per cruise.
* 10% Additional charge on major holidays.
Contact us for custom packages – we will work around your schedule
If part, or all, of your trip gets cancelled or shortened because of weather, you will be offered an appropriate prorated refund or a rebooking option. Weather decisions are made at the boat.
If you cancel your trip within 30 days of your sail date you will forfeit your deposit.