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Now and Zen Sailing Charters

4234 Lakeside Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32210-3306
+1 904-803-8843
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Sunset Sail, Captain Mike -the Best!

4 hour Sunset Sail, was without a doubt a fantastic experience! Mike and Deana were the perfect... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mercy d
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One of the best days of my life!

One of the best experiences I've ever had! Captains Mike and Deana were incredible hosts. Their... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2017
Ashley P
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4234 Lakeside Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32210-3306
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

4 hour Sunset Sail, was without a doubt a fantastic experience! Mike and Deana were the perfect hosts and enjoyed hearing their sailing adventures. The Catamaran was beautiful, clean. We enjoyed dinner as well. So wonderful to put those sails up and enjoy the beauty...More

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Now-and-Zen-Sailing, General Manager at Now and Zen Sailing Charters, responded to this review

Glade to hear Capts Mike and Deana took great care of you. Hope to see you again on board some time soon

Reviewed 3 March 2017

One of the best experiences I've ever had! Captains Mike and Deana were incredible hosts. Their boat was beautiful, clean, and more than accommodating. We had a beautiful morning/afternoon sail. I did not want the day to end. I would highly recommend their services to...More

Thank Ashley P
Now-and-Zen-Sailing, Owner at Now and Zen Sailing Charters, responded to this review

Thanks for the glowing review! I am glade to hear the Capts Mike and Deana took such great care of you. Hope to see again aboard one of our catamarans again soon. ~ Ralph

Reviewed 3 January 2017

Ralph and Leslie are a top notch team that smooth sailed our happy crew through downtown Jacksonville on the Saint John's River in front of thousands of revelers on the shore singing along with us as we showered them with Beatles songs while we rode...More

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Now-and-Zen-Sailing, Owner at Now and Zen Sailing Charters, responded to this review

Thanks Gina, It was a BLAST!

Reviewed 3 October 2016

We sailed on the Now and Zen from September 19-21. What an incredible, one of a kind experience. The catamaran charter alone, we rate as a ten. The itinerary, the first class, elegantly prepared cuisine rivals any restaurant in Jacksonville. Leslie and Ralph work in...More

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Now-and-Zen-Sailing, General Manager at Now and Zen Sailing Charters, responded to this review

Thanks Diane and Dave for a such a rave review. You know it takes a beautiful person to know a beautiful person.

Reviewed 16 August 2016

This 4 hr cruise was the highlight of our "girls" trip to Amelia Island! The boat was beautiful and very well appointed! Ralph and Leslie were the perfect hosts!!! Knowledgeable and friendly, they were engaging and interactive with us but also gave us space to...More

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Now-and-Zen-Sailing, General Manager at Now and Zen Sailing Charters, responded to this review

Thanks for the stellar review!! Hope to see again sometime soon; when we are in the Bahamas this winter.

Reviewed 13 August 2016

Absolutely fantastic experience! We had a "girls" (all in our 40's) sailing trip for 4 hours out of Fernandina Beach and had so much fun from start to finish! The boat was outstanding - beautiful and had every comfort we needed - and the senery...More

Thank Kelly V
Now-and-Zen-Sailing, General Manager at Now and Zen Sailing Charters, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. We hope to see you next year too!

Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Had a great cruise with Leslie and Ralph! Would highly reccomend them, very knowledgeable about the area, pointing out landmarks, dolphins swimming along side the boat, and just enjoying the breeze and the water! 4 hours just didn't seem long enough!

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Now-and-Zen-Sailing, General Manager at Now and Zen Sailing Charters, responded to this review

Thanks for the wonderful review. The only thing better that 4 hour sailing cruise is a 5 hr sailing cruise.

Reviewed 20 July 2016

I highly recommend Now & Zen Charters. Ralph & Leslie are great. Extremely accommodating. Catamaran is awesome, food was delicious, their information about the area was very interesting, and the sunset could not be beat. And they even made a bit of bad weather a...More

Thank Bruce H
Now-and-Zen-Sailing, General Manager at Now and Zen Sailing Charters, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to see you Dad enjoying himself on the water. Thanks for the great review, hope to see y'all again soon.

Reviewed 13 July 2016

A great sail on the intracoastal from Amelia Island, Fl. Ralph and Leslie are great people with tons of knowledge about the area. They are friendly, competent and professional ! I have chartered The Now and Zen for 5 years and have never been disappointed...More

1  Thank Marilyn G
Now-and-Zen-Sailing, Guest Relations Manager at Now and Zen Sailing Charters, responded to this review

Thanks for the splendid review. 5 years of chartering (and probably 8 charters over that time) that is a testimony in and of itself. Thank you doesn't really say enough.

Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely afternoon with Ralph & Leslie! They are very well organized and accommodating! The catamaran is great, we enjoyed a delicious catered dinner and the boat ride was so much fun! Ralph and Leslie do a great job balancing time in lending...More

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Now-and-Zen-Sailing, General Manager at Now and Zen Sailing Charters, responded to this review

Thanks Geraldine! It was a pleasure having your family aboard. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Rose-Marie F. S
How much does it cost?
27 April 2017|
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Response from Now-and-Zen-Sailing | Property representative |
Hi Thanks for asking. Our rates are detailed here: Low Season Rates: Fall, Winter, and Spring $400 for 4 hours ($450 on weekends) for up to 4 people, plus $50 per additional person up to 12 guests total, or; $700 for 7... More
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