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Florida Keys Sailing

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Address: Turn onto 35th Street, 3502 Gulfview Ave, MM49, Marathon, FL 33050
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Tartan 34C, ready to sail in the keys.

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The absolute BEST sailing school in the Keys

While I have been sailing for 40+ years, my SO (significant other) had never set foot on a sailboat in her life. Based on what we found in the schools web site we gave it a try... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2015
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Reviewed 23 December 2015

While I have been sailing for 40+ years, my SO (significant other) had never set foot on a sailboat in her life. Based on what we found in the schools web site we gave it a try and booked a 7-day bareboat certification course (ASA-101, ASA-103, and ASA-104 classes). What attracted us most was one-on-one instruction and only our party... More 

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CaptGDub, Owner at Florida Keys Sailing, responded to this review

Florida Keys Sailing....fun in the sun! More 

Ormond Beach, Florida
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174 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2015

One review mentioned how shallow Florida Bay is and I couldn't agree more. After spending a night gunk-holed at Cow Pens, we had a super hairy morning the next day navigating our way west to get to the Atlantic. Sailing from Marathon (Boot Key Harbor) to Key West is a wonderful sail. Another beautiful anchorage is Bahia Honda State Park,... More 

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Kansas
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288 reviews
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Reviewed 16 October 2015

My wife and I chartered the boat and combined a half day charter and a sunset sail. Had fun. We sailed and motored (not much wind but GREAT weather) to a lighthouse on a reef. I just sat with my wife on a bean bag on the front of the boat and drank beer. When we got to the reef,... More 

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110 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2015

We had a fun but rather warm sunset cruise on the gulf. There was much discussion about almost having enough wind to sail, but such is boat life and we never did get a good gust of wind to really enjoy the boat - - many storms in the week we were in town, but deadly quiet for our particular... More 

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Green Cove Springs, Florida
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185 reviews
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Reviewed 30 March 2015

We love to sail in the Keys during the winter season. It's warm, the water is beautiful, and the weather predictable. Generally, the winds are 15 knots out of the east. If not, the change is predicted about a week in advance. We have sailed our 5 1/2 draft sailboat in Hawk channel. It's good sailing, but there are limited... More 

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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174 reviews
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Reviewed 17 March 2015

The Bay can be tricky as it's rather shallow, but sailing the Atlantic is like sailing in heaven - I hope!!

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Thank Susan M
Atlantic City
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2015

We bring our sailboat to BKH every year and LOVE it there. Friendly lady at the check in desk, really clean facilities and just overall friendly people!

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Independence, Kentucky
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 27 January 2015

This was a special treat for my husband and I zipping along the coast around Marathon with the captain and his wife and two other couples. Dolphins accompanied us for a big chunk of the trip, playing between the hulls of the cat. Wine and beer was served as we toasted the sun going down. Be sure to go out... More 

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CaptGDub, Owner at Florida Keys Sailing, responded to this review

Florida Keys Sailing....awesome place to enjoy a great sail! More 

Ruckersville, Virginia
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46 reviews
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Reviewed 26 January 2015

While in Key West take the sailing schooner The Jolly Rover. It's a two hour trip complete with occasional cannon fire. Rio, our Captain will not disappoint you and you'll even learn a bit about sailing.

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Centerville, Ohio
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2,515 reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2014

We like nearly all of the Marathon sail companies. We like the absence of sea sickness. We like NOT planning ahead.

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