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Galiano Sailing Charters

225 Retreat Cove Rd, British Columbia V0N 1P0, Canada
+1 250-539-9987
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Sailing is a Must on Galiano Island

Our trip with Galiano Sailing Adventures gave us the opportunity to explore the beautiful Gulf... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
Donald G
,
Vancouver
Best time ever!

We had so much fun with Captain George. The weather wasn't the best but Captain George took it... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
Lee G
,
Langley
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Enjoy full or half day sailing trips around the Gulf Islands from Retreat Cove on Galiano. Explore Wallace Island & Saltspring's secluded beach at Walker's Hook from a new perspective on our 35' sloop. We recommend a 4 hour cruise from 11am to 3pm or 4pm to 8pm. We can also create a custom schedule for your pleasure. Our yacht is $100 per hour with a maximum group size of 8. You can choose the amazing salmon barbecue lunch/dinner for $25 per person.
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225 Retreat Cove Rd, British Columbia V0N 1P0, Canada
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

Our trip with Galiano Sailing Adventures gave us the opportunity to explore the beautiful Gulf Islands from the water. We loved learning about the area, sailing, and the many adventures of Captain George Harris on a 4 hour trip to Wallace Island. We were very...More

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George H, Owner at Galiano Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Thank you for letting me show you my favourite spots. I will make sure there is more wind on your next sail! And the name of the wonderful book about Wallace Island is Once Upon an Island...they should have it at the library. Regards George

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Reviewed 1 May 2017

We had so much fun with Captain George. The weather wasn't the best but Captain George took it easy. He totally entertained us with all his stories. We were more focused on his stories than the choppy sea. (choppy for us). We plan to set...More

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George H, Owner at Galiano Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

the April weather was blustery but the company was warm and fun. I look forward to your return for a sunny summer cruise with a barbecue salmon dinner prepared on the aft deck. thank you to you and all the family!

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Reviewed 28 March 2017

My children- age 4, 15 & 17 and I spent a fantastic afternoon sailing and exploring with Captain George and his first mate, daughter Rana. We had a nice breeze all the way to Wallace Island where George let my kids try their hand at...More

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George H, Owner at Galiano Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Your family was a lot of fun to have aboard. I hope on your next visit we can explore some new island coves....and continue to the sailing lessons! all the best!

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Reviewed 20 August 2015

The trip with captain George was my first sailing experience and I enjoyed it tremendously. Not only was I able to learn about the basics of sailing, I had a world encompassing chat on history, politics and life style on his boat finally complemented with...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2015

George Harris loves what he does....taking his guests sailing; he's sonknowledgeable about sailing it made want to be a sailor....he's also portion ate about conservation....he made our day!

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Reviewed 13 August 2015

Captain George and his crew Karen and Rana, took us out for an amazing late afternoon/sunset sail to Salt Spring and Wallace Islands recently. Captain George is quite a character and never stops exploring, learning and inventing! It was my husband's birthday and we loved...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2015

George has lived in British Columbia all of his adult life and explored every inch of the gulf islands. This is a huge bonus for anyone going out on the water with him. We pulled into a little cove at high tide and explored a...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

My friends and I decided at the last minute to book a sailing charter on Galiano Island. We called and Captain George was immediately welcoming and able to arrange for us to sail that same afternoon. It was a beautiful afternoon and evening on the...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2015

A very enjoyable late afternoon cruise to Wallace Island with a guided tour and history of the island. Very knowledgeable skipper, comfortable larger sailboat with lots of room in the cockpit. Perfect weather, great to walk around on the island and then relax with some...More

Thank Tom P
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George H, Owner at Galiano Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

hi Tom, rumour on the West Coast is you have bigger sailboat and time to enjoy. Look forward to taking you out for another cruise soon. cheers Captain George

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Reviewed 4 August 2015

My friends and I spent one of the most amazing afternoons sailing the waters and exploring the islands around Galiano. The atmosphere company, food and conversation with both Captain George and the crew were most enjoyable and of the highest quality. An amazing experience and...More

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George H, Owner at Galiano Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2017

Hi Dino, hope all is well in Africa. The Sandpiper will set sail May 15th for our 3rd season. Please join us again if you get back to Canada. all the best George

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