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Direction Sailing Charters Charleston

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28 Mar 2017
“FABULOUS TIME”
4 Nov 2016
“Great Experience”
About
Sailing has been a lifelong family tradition for Captain John Springer, and after years in the working world, he decided to turn that tradition into a livelihood. Now, he’s proud to share the joy of sailing with both Charleston natives and tourists...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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33 Lockwood Dr, The Harborage, Charleston, SC 29401-1122
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the spur of the moment, a friend and I decided to call Direction to see if we could book a sail. We had 1/2 a day left of our Charleston Adventure and wanted to fill it with sights from the water. Captain John and...More

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John S, Owner at Direction Sailing Charters Charleston, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Spur the moment sailing trips are always the best! Caroline and I loved taking you and your friend out to see Charleston from the water. Hope to take you sailing again the next time you're in town. Thanks for coming out! Captain John

Reviewed 28 March 2017

Had a great time. Captain John let me sail the entire trip. Wind was great and we stayed out past the allotted time. He really enjoys sailing! Wonderful experience. Will definitely do it again! Great value.More

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John S, Owner at Direction Sailing Charters Charleston, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Even though it's been a year, it still made me smile to read how much fun you had out on the water. I'm always happy to let you sail the boat, and yes, I do really love sailing. Hope to see you again soon. Thanks...More

Reviewed 5 November 2016

My aunt and her friend were in town visiting and their only request was a sunset sail. Several captains/companies turned me down for being "too last minute," but Cpt. John was happy to have us! I'm so glad we went out on Directions. He and...More

Thank Caroline B
John S, Owner at Direction Sailing Charters Charleston, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Always happy to take y'all sailing, Caroline! Even though it's been two years, it's still great to hear you had the best time out on the water with your aunt and her friend. Hope to take you sailing again soon -- last minute or not....More

Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful, fun, and romantic! John and Arthur were personable, fun, and provided us with an experience we will never forget. Awesome time!

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John S, Owner at Direction Sailing Charters Charleston, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hope it's still as memorable two years later, Will! It was great having you aboard. Keep me in mind the next time you want to go sailing. Thanks for coming out! Captain John

Reviewed 21 September 2016

What a wonderful experience! Chartered a sail with Captain John along the Charleston harbor. Saw the Dolphins playing in the water and viewed downtown Charleston At sunset. Captain John pointed out the historical sites that only a local would know and he even let me...More

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John S, Owner at Direction Sailing Charters Charleston, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

There is no better way to see a downtown Charleston sunset than from the water. The dolphins are always one of my favorite things to point out. I'm happy to hear I could show you how to sail like a local and highlight all the...More

Reviewed 21 September 2016

I have sailed with John professionally on boat deliveries & can attest to his seamanship. I have been offshore with John many times & there is no one that I would feel more comfortable with. He is knowledgable & a safe captain that will give...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We brought clients out for a sail of the harbor and had an awesome time. Captain John was awesome! Now I am looking at booking an afternoon sail with a ladies group I belong to for our monthly Ladies day!!!

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John S, Owner at Direction Sailing Charters Charleston, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I had an equally awesome time taking y'all out on the water, Julia. Even though it's been two years, I wanted to let you know how much your feedback means to me. Hope to take you sailing again soon. Thanks for coming out! Captain John

Reviewed 9 September 2016

When I'm in town, I always go out on Direction . The captIn is very knowledgeable and you can just relax and enjoy the sailing or take the helm and sail yourself.

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Reviewed 15 August 2016

Direction sailing charters is the best! Big John is a patient and calm captain that can help anyone learn to sail! The boat is big enough to have long comfortable sails and has plenty of room and storage but without feeling intimidating. I personally have...More

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CaptainJohnSpringer, Owner at Direction Sailing Charters Charleston, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2016

These sail charters with this client have always been a lot of fun. Its great when you have clients that know what they want. There is no better feeling than delivering a great charter experience in the Charleston Harbor. Thank you, I hope to see...More

Reviewed 10 August 2016

Being new to sailing, I have been looking for a way to learn from an experienced sailor, someone patient, and calm, and fun. Being from Indiana, but with sailing friends in Charleston, I asked around for recommendations, and everyone I asked said that Capt. John...More

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