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“mate tim”(13 reviews)
“sunset cruise”(19 reviews)
“cookies”(12 reviews)
Captain Dove and Tim are experienced sailors who love to sail the Gulf of MexicoWe provide a safe, entertaining and inspirational sailing trip. While we may make it look routine, every trip is a unique adventure, there will always be plenty of...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1968 Tarpon Center Dr, Slip #10 Crows Nest Marina, Venice, FL 34285-1035
+1 941-554-2190
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All reviews mate tim sunset cruise cookies great sailing sailing trip cheese and crackers wonderful afternoon provided snacks and drinks hour afternoon husband and wife team last minute decision took pictures highlight of our trip beautiful sunset two hours gulf of mexico dove
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a lovely evening on our trip. Drinks and snacks were provided. Very relaxing! The sunset was beautiful.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 555loveflorida
Reviewed 7 November 2018

A group of us (6) went on a sail in July. The captain and her mate are fabulous. Highly recommend going.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank dyoccodine
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Very enjoyable sunset sail. The owners (a husband and wife team) were wonderful! She is the captain and he is the first mate.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank bobpiel
Reviewed 3 October 2018

My second time sailing with Dove and Tim. They made it an enjoyable, safe, and fun sail. They provide snacks, great conversation and the quiet of the sea. This was my second sail and I plan to do it again.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank cheesegal
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Professional, expert, welcoming are just a few superlatives to describe the sail Venice experience. Three generations of family throughly enjoyed the delights of the sea. Highly recommend for any memorable occasion

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Hobie_Bob
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Tim and Captain Dove provided a warm and enjoyable boat ride. They offered a variety of drinks, cheese and crackers, and delicious homemade cookies. They’re knowledge and sailing background was very apparent. They were easy to talk to, accommodating, and friendly. We had a delightful...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Emily F
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Great afternoon sailing with Sail Venice! It was our second time sailing with this company and will look forward to our next trip. VERY courteous and friendly. The Captain and his mate ensured us of our safety and made sure we were comfortable. Offering wine,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank DLBETZ13
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Thank you Captain Dove and Tim, we had a fabulous cruise! We hope to be repeat customers. Captain Dove spotted a few sea turtles for us too, which was a real treat. We highly recommend to anyone looking for a relaxing way to enjoy the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank SuzetteAurora_Ohio
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

I was with my friends and we had the best time. They offer drinks and finger foods. You get to jump off the boat and grab the rope it is a great time. You must do it.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 13 May 2018

My Brother and I and our wives had a wonderful sunset cruise tonight, the weather was perfect, the breeze was just right and the sunset was fabulous. You can't find a better way to spend a couple of ours on the gulf.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank mickeykapo
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23 February 2018|
Response from Moonwalker12014 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure of the length but the max number of passenger I believe they said was 10, which would be fairly crowded.
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Response from rfamily9 | Reviewed this property |
Call them because they might negotiate but I paid $65 pp for 4 people but it was extremely important to me to be the only one on the boat as my sister-in-law has cancer and could get ill do I wanted the flexibility of... More