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Naples Sailing Adventures Charters - Tours

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Address: 880 12th Ave S, Naples, FL 34102-7324
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Sailing Adventures offers a variety of sailing charters, and truly designs...

Sailing Adventures offers a variety of sailing charters, and truly designs packages suited to your level of skill, experience, and desire. We really do customize each charter for you. If you're new to sailing perhaps a 1/2 day or full day of sailing would suit your tastes. You'll have a Captain and First Mate hosting your voyage. You're welcome to participate as much or as little as you like in the sailing. Sailing is a joy and a passion! Recently, Beula Lee hosted a "Sunset Engagement Surprise" for Craig and Holly who flew down from frosty Ohio for this special romantic Valentine's occasion. It would be our pleasure to teach you some basic sailing or to facilitate a day of relaxation as we explore the waters both in one of the loveliest dolphin playgrounds in the United States and as we sail along the beautiful Gulf Coast. Strengthen those sailing skills that you need the most! See our web site for a list of skills we can teach you! If learning to sail is your dream ... with our 25 years of sailing instruction ... we can design a hands on program catered to your interests. We'll teach you to handle the helm (steering), to know when to tack and jibe, to hoist, set and trim the sails. You'll learn about wind direction and it's influence upon the sails and why the boat moves with the wind. We normally can accomplish this introduction to sailing in one day on the water. For more experienced sailors planning to charter a boat in the Caribbean, for example, we can teach you how to approach and secure a mooring using the boat's own momentum and responses to wind and current. Would you like to learn to read local charts to plan your trip? And we will teach you how to operate a GPS, radar, chart plotter, and VHF radio. We'll help you fill in the gaps in your sailing experience and education while you have fund building up your sailing skills inventory. A day of peace on the water, a day of learning to manage a luxurious sailing vessel, or any combination of the above is possible for your voyage. Your Captain: U.S.-Coast-Guard-Licensed Captain Elizabeth has been a sailing instructor for 34 years, and races and cruises regularly. Professional sailing has taken her from Connecticut to California, Tennessee, and Florida. She's also a licensed massage therapist. Her background includes a BA from Occidental College and she is working on a master's in Transpersonal Psychology. Elizabeth has a strong interest in team building / adventure-based counseling and education.

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Captain Elizabeth is THE BEST!!!!!

We sailed with Captain Elizabeth to celebrate a birthday - it was an amazing day!!!! Her easy going manner and enormous sailing knowledge made the day extra special... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Edina, Minnesota

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Edina, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We sailed with Captain Elizabeth to celebrate a birthday - it was an amazing day!!!! Her easy going manner and enormous sailing knowledge made the day extra special!!!! Definitely a Naples must do!!!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wind, waves & wonderful friends made a daytime sailing trip a fantastic memory. Captain Elizabeth entertained with conversation, scenery, stories & allowed us to be part of the sailing experience. Her knowledge & skill with the boat made the time relaxing, enjoyable & seemingly too short. We look forward to sail with her again!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're looking to go boating in the gulf around Naples, this is the place! Capt. Elizabeth can't be beat! What a great way to spend a few hours, and so relaxing...

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Captain Elizabeth was a first class hostess with an incredible afternoon sailing. The Yacht is very comfortable and we could not have asked for better service. An afternoon of sailing and laughing never gets old. Thank you for the Sailing lessons as well.

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can not say enough about how wonderful our sunset sailing experience was this past Saturday. Captain Elizabeth and her mate added the perfect blend of professionalism,experience,personality and fun to our 1 year anniversary sail with friends.Captain Elizabeth asked and listened to what our needs were for our comfort and safety..the universe provided the setting,our friends provided the love and captain... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We highly recommend a sailing cruise with Captain Elizabeth of Naples Sailing Adventures Charters. My husband had purchased a sailing charter for Christmas and we used it this past Saturday. We were a party of five and we could have brought another person and still have a very comfortable sailing day. We sailed South and had a lovely lunch on... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

Capt Liz is an outstanding captain and delivers a fantastic charter experience. She did a great job of sizing our small party, magically ordered up perfect sailing winds, clear skies, and sunshine! She handles the vessel and guests with aplomb, entertains with stories on and off the water, is an excellent teacher to those who want to learn more. I'd... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Captain Elizabeth was very accessible and helped us set up a spur-of-the-moment cruise for 2 couples. We brought wine and food to snack on. We watched the sun set at sea, then returned to Naples. Captain Elizabeth created a beautiful sailing experience for us. In addition to being safe, skilled, and experienced, she was quite personable and had many great... More 

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

We spent the afternoon on Capt. Elizabeth's sail boat during the holidays. It was a picture perfect day for sailing. There was adventure and lots of hands on experience if you wanted. Capt.. Elizabeth And Reggie ( crew) are very experienced and knowledgeable sailors. Lots of funny stories too. I highly recommend this trip to any one that would like... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Our party of four friends had a delightful afternoon sailing with Captain Elizabeth the last week of 2016. The day was sunny and warm, not hot at all; winds were light. The first part of the trip we motored out through Naples harbor to the gulf inlet past impressive homes, which according to our captain are only occupied a small... More 

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