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Sunset sail for the holidays

This beautiful, custom ketch is a treat to experience. Mac and Renee couldn't have been more... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2017
Paige W
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Great time

We took an afternoon sail aboard the Black Duck yesterday, three adults. We really had a wonderful... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
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505 Tamiami Trl N, Venice, FL 34285-6045
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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

This beautiful, custom ketch is a treat to experience. Mac and Renee couldn't have been more welcoming and friendly. We had a great trip and expect to make another next year.

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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We took an afternoon sail aboard the Black Duck yesterday, three adults. We really had a wonderful few hours sailing up and down the key. Mac and Renee were fun to be with and lunch was great. Would recommend it.

2  Thank Trail681133
Reviewed 21 February 2017

My Step mother, husband and I took an afternoon sail with Captain Mack and First Mate Renee on 2/17/17. We had an ABSOLUTELY fabulous sail,delicious and plentiful lunch, and the opportunity to see a small turtle and three dolphins. A truly relaxing day in the...More

Thank Katherine N
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Friends from Venice booked this for us to share on NYE. Had a fabulous time. Mac Daddy & 1st Mate Renee were wonderful hosts. Very knowledgeable about yachting & local folklore. Couldn't ask for anything more for a memorable experience with which to end 2015....More

1  Thank TommyHawk118
Reviewed 2 January 2016

Lived in Fl 12 yrs... This should be on your "bucket List"... Great time...Capt Mac and Renne do an outstanding job... Fun Fun for everyone..Sunset on New Years 2015 was The best ever !!

1  Thank Ray B
Reviewed 28 November 2015

Our family of six, ages 14-73, took the sunset sailing cruise on Black Duck Charters. This was the highlight of our trip to Venice!! The sail was relaxing, the view was beautiful and Mac and Renee were wonderful hosts. I highly recommend this!

Thank Tammybarnhart
Reviewed 11 May 2015 via mobile

Rene and Mac were great! The boat is awesome! What a fantastic time out on the water. It was a wonderful time! I totally appreciate all the unique things they do to separate their boat/cruise from the competitors! We will definitely do this again if...More

1  Thank BeachGirl0214
Reviewed 8 May 2015 via mobile

Thanks to Renee' and Mac for a wonderful evening we won't soon forget. If you love the wind and water you owe it to yourself to set sail with these two. The food was good, the company better and the memories priceless. We had the...More

1  Thank sosnakebit
Reviewed 10 April 2015

Captain Mac and Mate Rene took us on a lovely 2 hour cruise into the Gulf of Mexico. The yummy snacks and music of our choice set the mood as the two sails were raised and we sailed toward the sunset. At that minute, the...More

1  Thank lynandmas
Reviewed 6 April 2015

Renee and Mac do a tremendous job of making you feel welcome. The views on the way in and out of the harbor are excellent and the sunset was amazing. The appetizers were really good and it was the perfect amount to keep us satisfied....More

4  Thank Heath B
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8 June 2018|
Response from CaptMacFDaddy | Property representative |
Ahoy from The Duck!!! Trips are $75 per person. We take a maximum of 6. BYOB. We supply bottled water, ice/cooler, wine goblets/champagne flutes, all serviceware. Food is served and menu varies depending on time of... More