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Cape Breton Sailing Charters Daysailing

10101 Grenville St., St. Peter's, Nova Scotia B0E 3B0, Canada
+1 902-631-5050
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Sailing Excursion

Our family was visiting Nova Scotia on a cruise, and I booked a charter with Cape Breton Sailing as... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Adriane S
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Cranston, Rhode Island
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Fun on the Water

This was a great experience. Captain Greg was very flexible. He sailed the boat when necessary... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
swaneyk43
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Iowa City, Iowa
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A hands-on day-sailing adventure on the Bras d'Or Lakes/coastal waters of Cape Breton Island. Your party (up to 6) is invited aboard Misty Cat, alongside historic St. Peter's Canal. Take the helm. Trim the mainsheet. Or just sit back and enjoy the ride. See alongshore, marine and bird life all around you. Swim then enjoy lunch at anchor in a quiet cove. Become part of the incredible vista. Custom daysailing charters designed just for you.
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10101 Grenville St., St. Peter's, Nova Scotia B0E 3B0, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our family was visiting Nova Scotia on a cruise, and I booked a charter with Cape Breton Sailing as an independent excursion. We had such a fabulous time, and the whole family commented that it was a highlight of our entire cruise! Captain Greg was...More

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Greg S, Owner at Cape Breton Sailing Charters Daysailing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Adriane, thank you for your review. It was a real pleasure sailing with you and your family. I appreciate the extra effort it took for you to make this booking work during your short cruise ship stopover in Sydney - and I am really...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great experience. Captain Greg was very flexible. He sailed the boat when necessary but let us do the sailing when possible. Fun and educational! Fully recommend.

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Greg S, Owner at Cape Breton Sailing Charters Daysailing, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review Michelle, it was a pleasure sailing with you last week!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to relax, you relax. If you want to work the sails, Captain Greg will teach you the sails. Captain Greg can tailor your experience however you like, and is very confident letting the customers get involved with the boat. I enjoyed this...More

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Greg S, Owner at Cape Breton Sailing Charters Daysailing, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Jack. It was a pleasure sailing with you and your crew!

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Reviewed 21 November 2017

This is a long over due review for one of the most enjoyable experiences we have had - anywhere. I don't want to give away any of the details but Capt. Greg is a great host and story teller, with tons of interesting local history...More

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Greg S, Owner at Cape Breton Sailing Charters Daysailing, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Peter and Leslie, thanks for your review. It was a pleasure to sail with you and help mark your anniversary on the water! Wishing you the best of this holiday season.

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Reviewed 28 September 2017

I would highly recommend this sailing adventure with Cpt. Greg on the Misty Cat sail boat. I was fortunate to win the adventure for 6 guests from the COAST radio station and what a great prize it was. We were met by Cpt. Greg in...More

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Greg S, Owner at Cape Breton Sailing Charters Daysailing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

You brought the perfect crew for this daysail - it is a memorable one for me. Thanks to COAST Radio for making it happen. Congrats again on your win! Hope to see you on the water next summer.

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Reviewed 26 September 2017

Sailing aboard the Misty Cat with Captain Greg was a wonderful experience! Communications were very smooth in booking the trip and we lucked out with beautiful sunny weather and winds changing from calm to a brisk wind so we could experience all the excitement of...More

2  Thank Stacey B
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Greg S, Owner at Cape Breton Sailing Charters Daysailing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

HI Stacey, thanks very much for your comments. I'm so happy to hear how much you folks enjoyed your daysail. Hope you come back again!

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Reviewed 23 August 2017

From start to finish, Greg created such an amazing and warm sailing experience for my husband and I. We started our day with sailing basics—a review of the boat and the geography of the area. Then, pretty quickly, Greg offered the wheel and began to...More

2  Thank Hillary F
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Greg S, Owner at Cape Breton Sailing Charters Daysailing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thanks Hillary - I really appreciate your comments, and the wonderful day with both of you - topics ranging from Hollywood to quantum physics. I do hope you come back to Cape Breton sometime.

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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful day with Captain Greg on Misty Cat! We were not disappointed by what everyone told us is some of the most beautiful sailboat cruising in North America and Greg's knowledge of the area gave us a long list of places to see...More

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Greg S, Owner at Cape Breton Sailing Charters Daysailing, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thanks for your review - I'm always happy to introduce new sailors to the Bras d'Or Lake sailing experience, and to help people find hidden treasures during their adventures on Cape Breton Island, including the creative work of my wife Dawn and Encore Jewellery!

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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Captain Greg knows his Nonsuch and handed over his knowledge and the ropes to my husband for a wonderful 4 hour sail on Bras d Or Lake. Wonderful scenery, first hand training and great conversation. What more could you ask for on a summer afternoon...More

2  Thank David K
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

For my birthday, my wife surprised me with a stay at the Bras d'or Lakes Inn and a three hour sunset sail on the Misty Cat with Cape Breton Sailing Charters. Captain Greg met us at the resort and walked us over to the vessel....More

2  Thank Arthur M
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Greg S, Owner at Cape Breton Sailing Charters Daysailing, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Art, it was a pleasure to sail with you on your birthday - and I'm very happy to know Maureen pulled off the surprise!

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Kathryn C
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Response from Greg S | Property representative |
Hi, and thanks for your enquiry just received. Yes, we certainly can do that, there are a couple of options. Suggest we communicate by email, and maybe by phone to discuss. You can email me from our website. Apparently it is... More
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