We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Worth every penny!

We chartered a late evening two hour cruise and it was worth every penny. Captain John was very... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
suade907
,
Manhattan
Amazing sailing afternoon

Tony and Cindy from windward sailing gave us the most amazing afternoon. My husband and I booked a... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2018
jessicatK3830VS
,
eugene, United States
via mobile
Read all 38 reviews
35
All photos (35)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent98%
  • Very good2%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
About
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
30°
19°
Jul
29°
19°
Aug
27°
18°
Sep
Contact
714 Beech St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-3947
Reviews (38)
Filter reviews
38 results
Traveller rating
37
1
0
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
37
1
0
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewscaptain johnsailing schoolsailing experiencegreat teacherhour sailprivate cruiselearn howwild horses on cumberland islandspring breakamelia islandlocal historysaw dolphinsgreat tripfort clinchsailboatsailsasa
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 38 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago

We chartered a late evening two hour cruise and it was worth every penny. Captain John was very friendly, answered all of our questions and even let the whole family drive the boat. It was a fun eye opening experience in regards to sailing. I...More

Thank suade907
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Tony and Cindy from windward sailing gave us the most amazing afternoon. My husband and I booked a 3 hour sail for just the 2 of us . We had an amazing experience. This was our first sailing adventure. Tony and Cindy made it easy...More

Thank jessicatK3830VS
Reviewed 19 May 2018

My daughter and I thoroughly enjoyed our 2-hour sunset sail last night with Captain John on Windward’s monohull! I really thought it would rain on us, but the evening could not have been nicer. We saw jumping stingrays, several dolphins at various locations and even...More

Thank Diane C
Reviewed 16 May 2018

My most recent visit to Windward Sailing School was in May, 2018 to complete my Bareboat cruising certification from the American Sailing Association. Previously I had taken two excellent sailing courses at Windward to receive Basic Boating and Coastal Cruising certifications. My most recent experience...More

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 8 May 2018

I took the first three ASA sailing classes here on March in the early 2010s. I was thoroughly impressed with Tony Jones (the owner of Windward Sailing School at that time), the instructor he hired for part of the training when he was not teaching,...More

Thank Guy C
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We took our kids and teenage grandkids sailing for a couple hours with Captain Tony. We were on a 37 foot Catamaran that was immaculate and in perfect condition. Chris,Tony’s wife, met us on the dock, got us settled in and went through the safety...More

Thank Steelers76
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Our family (13 and 11 year olds) had a fantastic time sailing! Captain John was friendly and easy going. We all got to steer and help in any way that we wanted. It was pretty windy (31 knots at one point) and we all thought...More

Thank Kay and Russ A
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

From the time you call to book your trip to stepping off the boat you are made to feel Like family! First,the response time for booking is amazing. Shout out to Tony! Second Captain John was amazing from his knowledge of the Island to the...More

1  Thank kim m
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Our family thoroughly enjoyed a private cruise with Captain John! We looked at a number of boating options and ultimately decided upon Windward Sailing as it was not commercialized or overly touristy like the other options available, which is much more enjoyable to us. Captain...More

1  Thank JessicaW488
A TripAdvisor Member
1
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

A very special Girls Night Out was easy to host with Windward Sailing. Tony graciously made planning around 6 busy women's schedules a breeze. We enjoyed every minute with Captain John - whether he was highlighting Fort Clinch, spotting dolphin, or humoring our girl-talk! Confident...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Windward Sailing staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines