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Full Day Sail

We had a great day on the water! Captain Gordon taught us about sailing, local culture and some... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sfegan27
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Goderich, Canada
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Traumhafte Tour mit Badeeinlage

Thanks Gordon for the great trip on the Bras. Also the regatta after our trip was very impressiv... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Steffen777777
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Leipzig, Germany
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Book your adventure sail today for another of life's great experiences. This adventure is based around the St. Peter's Canal, Canada's oldest operating tidal lock. Our vessel provides a simple, pleasurable cost effective alternative to luxury...more
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10199 Grenville St., St. Peter's, Nova Scotia B0E 3B0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a great day on the water! Captain Gordon taught us about sailing, local culture and some history on the area as well. An absolute must do if you're in the area!!

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CaptainKerr, Owner at Richmond Adventure Planning - Sailboat Tours in Cape Breton, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

I'd love to do it again myself! Thank you for the great review and it was a pleasure spending time with such nice folks from Ontario.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks Gordon for the great trip on the Bras. Also the regatta after our trip was very impressiv. We will be back soon and visit the eagels. Best wishes to you and your family.

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CaptainKerr, Owner at Richmond Adventure Planning - Sailboat Tours in Cape Breton, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a morning sail the evening before, and Captain Gordon Kerr confirmed with a welcoming message in the morning. The lake is amazingly beautiful, and Gordon a friendly and knowledgeable host about the lake and the surrounding area. He serves on the Board of...More

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CaptainKerr, Owner at Richmond Adventure Planning - Sailboat Tours in Cape Breton, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Likewise for my guests, you were a joy to be with. I am always happy to share my little part of the world and to hear about yours. UNESCO Biosphere Reserves highlight areas around the world where residents strive to live sustainability with nature and...More

Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We booked last minute (less than 24h before), yet Captain Kerr had a wonderfull trip on the lake planned for us the next day at 10 am! As others said, the lunch he served us was great, with is now seemingly famous homemade, homegrown salsa...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

My husband and I spent a delightful few hours with Cap't Kerr (he jokingly introduced himself as Cap't Kirk), which was indicative of the humor he displayed throughout our sailing adventure. He was very informative about sailing, the area and gave us a recommendation for...More

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CaptainKerr, Owner at Richmond Adventure Planning - Sailboat Tours in Cape Breton, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Your comments are much appreciated. Our aim in St. Peter's is to please. We are all independent operators but come together to provide our visitors with fine dining, accommodations and adventure. I have to pinch myself every time I go to work to make sure...More

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We were given this tour as a gift. We were somewhat reluctant to go and weren't sure what to expect. When we finally went, we were more than pleasantly surprised. Gordon Kerr is a pleasant, knowledgeable, fun sailor. He took us out after giving us...More

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CaptainKerr, Owner at Richmond Adventure Planning - Sailboat Tours in Cape Breton, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Perhaps it was borderline too much adventure but the company is called Richmond Adventure Planning and I did plan to teach you something. I am glad that your wife decided, in the end, not to file for divorce. I was impressed with how quickly you...More

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We just completed a fantastic cruise on Captain Gordon's sailboat. Everything was perfect especially his easy manner and hospitable desire to give us a welcoming afternoon. He was discreetly informative and allowed our active participation in manning the boat.More

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CaptainKerr, Owner at Richmond Adventure Planning - Sailboat Tours in Cape Breton, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

It was a pleasure providing you with a bit of sailing knowledge and some history of the 1st Nations people and their activities around Chapel Island National Historic Site. I was particularly pleased that you enjoyed my Salsa and Kale Chips. That you for the...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017

Captain Gord Kerr is an excellent and experienced sailor. I felt very comfortable and secure going for a sail on Bras d"Or Lakes with him. His 28 foot boat is fully equipped with the required safety equipment and the latest technology. He shared the route,...More

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CaptainKerr, Owner at Richmond Adventure Planning - Sailboat Tours in Cape Breton, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

I am always happy and proud to share sailing experiences on the Bras d'Or Lake or in the Ocean. We are so lucky to live in such a pristine and secure location in this UNESCO designated Biosphere Reserve Watershed.

Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We booked this in advance to explore the beautiful Bras d'Or Lake and I'm very glad we did! We learned a lot from Gordon about the land surrounding us and it's history, and had lots of photo opportunities. Great experience for anyone who hasn't been...More

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CaptainKerr, Owner at Richmond Adventure Planning - Sailboat Tours in Cape Breton, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

It was a pleasure sharing a bit of our Cape Breton Island with you and your family. It didn't hurt that it was a gorgeous day. The mackerel fishing at the canal is best at high tide.

Reviewed 10 July 2017

We booked this (our first) sailing adventure as a break from motorized travel. We were lucky with weather, and enjoyed a very peaceful half day of warm sun and cool breeze. We had the water mostly to ourselves and learned a lot about the area....More

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CaptainKerr, Owner at Richmond Adventure Planning - Sailboat Tours in Cape Breton, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Well that was some nice review, thank you for joining me on the lake. I do make the effort to ensure my clients are safe and satisfied and I am thrilled to get such positive feedback.

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