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A Silent Sports Outfitter

2301 Tamiami Trl N, Nokomis, FL 34275-3417
+1 941-966-5477
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Great fun on a chilly morning.

We went out on a chilly morning - by Florida's standards - and had a great time. Jeff is a... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2017
381kathleen
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Kayak heaven

We purchased 2 kayaks from Silent Sport last year and decided we need a roof rack to go a little... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2017
Janet F
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Wytheville
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12 Dec 2017
“Great fun on a chilly morning.”
21 Nov 2017
“Kayak heaven”
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2301 Tamiami Trl N, Nokomis, FL 34275-3417
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

We went out on a chilly morning - by Florida's standards - and had a great time. Jeff is a wonderful tour guide. He knew the best places to go to avoid the wind, but we were still able to see lots of birds and...More

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Mary G, Owner at A Silent Sports Outfitter, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Thanks so much for taking the time to give the great review, it means so much to all of us, and thanks for being "brave" on a cold Fl morning.

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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

We purchased 2 kayaks from Silent Sport last year and decided we need a roof rack to go a little farther out. So we headed to Silent Sport for a roof rack. Mary has been phenomenal. We had difficulties with the installation and Mary said...More

Thank Janet F
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Mary G, Owner at A Silent Sports Outfitter, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2017

Thanks so much for the kind words. Enjoy those kayaks and your trip. Be safe.

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

We called ahead to set up kayak rentals for ourselves and some friends. Some of them have never kayaked before, so we hired an instructor from the store. "Tony" was our instructor. He delivered the kayaks and equipment to our launching point, he was patient...More

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Mary G, Owner at A Silent Sports Outfitter, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Thank you such much for taking the time to write this great review. It has always been our goal to give people a safe and good experience, especially when going for the first time. Thanks Again. Happy Paddling.

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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The wife and I enjoyed a great morning kayaking with Tony as guide around Blackburn point. We arranged everything by phone and text the afternoon before, and the next morning Tony had us on the water around 7am. Get out early and avoid the heat!...More

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Mary G, Owner at A Silent Sports Outfitter, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2016

So very happy to hear and so pleased you took time to write such a great review. Tony is wonderful and he is actually thinking about adding this time frame to his schedule. He also said it was a wonderful paddle. Thanks again for the...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2016

We are novice kayakers. They had very good equipment that was in great condition. When we explained this to Hal at the shop he was very helpful and easy to work with. They explained the different trip options (we took the 9-11 option). They gave...More

Thank Bill T
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Mary G, Owner at A Silent Sports Outfitter, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2016

Bill, Thanks so much for the great review. We have always tried to keep our kayaks and paddle boards in good condition. We learned a long time ago instruction helps people have a safe and fun time on the water. Again thanks it means so...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2016

We are new to the area and are excited to explore! Tony gave us a very enjoyable tour on Curry Creek - definitely showed us some sites we wouldn't have seen on our own! I'd highly recommend them and look forward to our next adventure!

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Mary G, Owner at A Silent Sports Outfitter, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2016

Teresa, Thanks so much for the great review. It means so much when people take the time to write a review. Tony is a wonderful guide, he had also commented on how much fun he had with you. Thanks again, Mary and Hal

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Reviewed 25 April 2016

I have dealt with Silent Sports a few times. Twice we rented a kayak for a half a days use for some guests that were visiting the area. Once we picked up the equipment at their shop and the other the kayak was delivered to...More

Thank Paule E
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Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

My husband and I just bought 2 new 12 ft kayaks. We read reviews of places to shop but A Silent Sport Outfitters stood out from the rest because of such rave reviews and they were ALL right! Mary, Hal & Tony were absolutely wonderful!...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2016

We are an over 55 community in Englewood, FL. Over the last four years we have rented kayaks many times from A Silent Sports/Above Board Paddle and have paddled our way on numerous kayak tours with Tony as our guide and safety expert. Last season...More

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Mary G, Owner at A Silent Sports Outfitter, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2016

Debbie and Bert, Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experiences. It has always been very important to us to keep our customers safe, in addition to a good paddling trip. Your review is so appreciated. Happy Paddling.

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Reviewed 27 December 2015

I have been wanting to purchase a kayak for 30 years. Since I just retired, it was time. I did my research and visited two other kayak suppliers where I did not feel the sales people were very interested in helping me. Then I found...More

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Mary G, Owner at A Silent Sports Outfitter, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2015

Thank you very much. We have always strived to get people in the right kayaks. May you have many years of happy adventures.

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