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Catherine's Florida Charters

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760 Broadway St, Longboat Key, FL 34228-1067
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Treasure Hunt

Took our kids (ages 2 & 4) for a treasure hunt on the island, and we had a fantastic time! The kids... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jonathan K
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Amazing Experience

The sailboat is spectacular! It’s charming and full of character, with real teak - a classic beauty... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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We offer a wide range of affordable private boating excursions, from sailing adventures on a beautiful 53'ketch ("Catherine"). Which departs from North Longboat and sails the beautiful waters of the Gulf of Mexico and Sarasota Bay. Specializing in Sunset Sails, Day Sails, Wine & Cheese Cruises, Proposals, Couples Retreat, Birthdays, Anniversaries, Photo Shoots, Video Production & More) We also offer affordable private eco tours on our electric powered ("Catherine II") Which departs North Longboat Key and cruises inland waters of the North Island and Longboat Pass basin. With excursions to the famous "Beer Can Island & Jewfish Key Sandbar" Specializing in Sightseeing Tours, Dolphin Watches, Treasure Hunting on Beer Can Island, Sunset Cruises, Wine & Cheese Cruises. Let our USCG Captain Kurt Schulz take you on a great adventure that you and your family will remember forever!
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“sunset sail” (17 reviews)
“sarasota bay” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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760 Broadway St, Longboat Key, FL 34228-1067
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"sunset sail"
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"beautiful sailboat"
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"sarasota bay"
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"sailing experience"
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"captain kurt"
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"experienced sailors"
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"amazing pictures"
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"husband and wife team"
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"amazing morning"
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"great sunset"
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"egmont key"
in 5 reviews
"few hours"
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"amazing experience"
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"three hours"
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"his knowledge"
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"take pictures"
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"longboat"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Took our kids (ages 2 & 4) for a treasure hunt on the island, and we had a fantastic time! The kids got a map in a bottle delivered to our hotel the day before and we got to go dig for the buried treasure...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The sailboat is spectacular! It’s charming and full of character, with real teak - a classic beauty that really makes a sunset cruise a stunning experience. Catherine, Kurt and Linda were warm and welcoming. We had small children with us and they made sure everything...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend! We had a wonderful experience. Couldn't have been better! Thank you Kurt and Catherine😀

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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing evening on the Catherine! We saw lots of dolphins and had a beautiful view of the sunset. We really enjoyed the peacefulness of being under sail for almost three hours. The crew was outstanding and even took pictures and posted them...More

Thank Joe W
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

We took a birthday sunset cruise on the gulf and had a wonderful experience. Captain was very welcoming and Catherine set us up with the trip from my home in DC before coming to Longboat. Very reasonable price, great boat and good recommendations for dining...More

Thank Phil628
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

Captain Kurt and mate were terrific. Boat is really cool and the trip was great. Highly recommend this excursion!!

Thank mariopor2
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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Great time with girls from high school ! Captain was GREAT the vessel wasn't new but very clean Went on the Dolphin Tour. Didn't see any but was a great time

Thank Katherine L
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We rented the day trip for our son's 11th birthday and had the most amazing time!! We had 3 kids with us and they loved getting to sit on the bough and ride the waves! Karen took some amazing pictures of us and we just...More

Thank Jennifer M
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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We had never been on a sailboat before and when my wife suggested this I thought she was a little nuts but decided to roll with it. So glad I did. We had a wonderful time, ate some shrimp, drank some wine and enjoyed a...More

Thank ABFine
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

Our family of five had a first rate experience with Catherine charters. Every detail was explained and made it easy to have a first time sailing tour. Captain Curt really helped make the trip even better with his knowledge and laid-back demeanor. This was definitely...More

Thank Jennifer A
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Robyn H
22 March 2018|
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Response from Katherine L | Reviewed this property |
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Indyslr
12 March 2017|
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Response from Catherine S | Property representative |
Hi there, This sounds great! We are in high season right now. We suggest reserving as early as possible. We do cruise base on the weather conditions. The Captain will determine about an hour prior to the sail which route is... More
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LocalResident06416
25 January 2017|
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Response from Catherine S | Property representative |
Hi, Yes, bring your own food and drinks. We are not doing dinner cruises at this time. Thank you! Catherine 941-893-9590
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