We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Olde World Sailing Line

97 Columbia Dr, Tampa, FL 33606-3584
Share
Save
Review Highlights
40th Wedding Anniversary

I booked this sail at the very last minute and Jim and Kathy could not of treated my wife and I any... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
Bill T
Sunset Sail Adventure

The weather was not on our side but Captain Mac & Kathryn made the evening a wonderful experience... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2018
jennybn77
,
Lindenhurst, Illinois
Read all 91 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Come sail with us as we pay tribute to the grand age of seafaring. Experience "First Class" service and exquisite cuisine on a 44’ classic blue water yacht. Half-day, full day, sunset or custom voyages daily from Tampa. Entertain visiting guests, special clients, or treat yourself. Whether a relaxing afternoon at sea, a romantic onboard dinner at sunset, or an inspiring full moon adventure cruise, you will create memories that will last a lifetime. Olde World Sailing Line is proud to be named "2015 Best Local Cruise" by the prestigious Tampa Bay Magazine in their annual "Best of Tampa Bay" issue.
  • Excellent100%
  • Very good0%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“captain mac” (21 reviews)
“sunset sail” (12 reviews)
“harp music” (6 reviews)
LOCATION
97 Columbia Dr, Tampa, FL 33606-3584
Write a ReviewReviews (91)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"captain mac"
in 21 reviews
"sunset sail"
in 12 reviews
"harp music"
in 6 reviews
"sailing experience"
in 6 reviews
"great sailing"
in 3 reviews
"dinner cruise"
in 3 reviews
"tampa area"
in 4 reviews
"sailboat"
in 16 reviews
"kathy"
in 66 reviews
"skiing"
in 39 reviews
"sailed"
in 11 reviews
"aboard"
in 18 reviews
"mcmanus"
in 6 reviews
"crew"
in 10 reviews
"dolphins"
in 16 reviews
"cockpit"
in 4 reviews
"bow"
in 4 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 90 reviews

Reviewed 29 April 2018

I booked this sail at the very last minute and Jim and Kathy could not of treated my wife and I any better. Jim and I talked on a Friday, he sent me the dinner menus that night and come Monday I surprised my wife...More

Thank Bill T
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 27 April 2018

The weather was not on our side but Captain Mac & Kathryn made the evening a wonderful experience. My boyfriend & I did the Sunset & dinner sail. The sail was cut a bit short due to storms but the evening was still memorable &...More

Thank jennybn77
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 22 April 2018

I arranged a charter with Olde World Sailing to celebrate our son's 40th birthday. Jim and Katheryn McManus, the operators of Olde World Sailing are the best. Their wonderful sailboat is perfectly set up for a great Tampa Bay Sail. They provided excellent hors d'oeuvres...More

Thank jas_rogers
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
James M, Owner at Olde World Sailing Line, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Thank you for the review - it's always an honor to be able to help celebrate milestones aboard Lionheart such as this one. We especially appreciated the great photo of our good ship under sail (see photo on TripAdvisor and our Facebook page) - many...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We had a perfect evening - even better than we expected! Jim and Kathy were fabulous as captain and crew, and the sail aboard Lionheart was wonderful. Beautiful sunset, great music and just right appetizers. Plus they let our son help crew the boat and...More

Thank rbcrawford1960
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
James M, Owner at Olde World Sailing Line, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Thank you all for joining us and for taking the time to write a review. We're so pleased you enjoyed your cruise. Your son got his sea legs quickly - his help on the helm was much appreciated. Hope to see you again soon.

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I could not have chosen a better way to celebrate our 10 year anniversary! Jim and Kathy are true professionals who anticipated and took care of every detail. The delicious food and the peaceful atmosphere made this an unforgettable experience!

Thank Andrea P
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
James M, Owner at Olde World Sailing Line, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Congratulations to you and your husband again, Andrea, for your first decade mark! Thank you for choosing to help celebrate with Olde World Sailing Line - it was a joy to have you aboard.

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

I booked a dinner cruise for my fiancé's birthday and we could not have been happier! The boat is gorgeous and Captain Mac and Kathy were both very friendly and helpful. They were wonderful hosts, both very attentive. Dinner was delicious and the sail was...More

Thank Alison W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
James M, Owner at Olde World Sailing Line, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Hi Alison - Thank you so much for dining aboard Lionheart and allowing us to help celebrate your fiance's birthday. We're so pleased you enjoyed your experience and hope to see you again on your next trip to the Bay Area.

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful experience this evening on the Sunset Cruise with family and friend aboard the Lionheart. The sailing team was smart, informed and knowledgeable. We would trust them with navigating in adverse conditions. They were welcoming, attentive and careful. We are grateful to...More

Thank hcdelafield
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
James M, Owner at Olde World Sailing Line, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thank you all for joining us for a great sail aboard Lionheart. The weather is especially good during this time of year in Florida, making for great sailing. Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for Olde World Sailing Line.

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Had a wonderful time with Jim & Kathy yesterday. Gorgeous scenery, fabulous company, delicious snacks ...and of course the sunset. So nice to be out on the water on a beautiful evening. Highly recommend.

Thank Karen7482
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 8 January 2018

We booked a half day sail and enjoyed every second of it... from the minute we boarded the boat to the time we got back on the dock!! Between my parents and myself everyone we know knows we went sailing while in Tampa, I would...More

Thank cseig
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
James M, Owner at Olde World Sailing Line, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Thank you guys so much for joining us and for taking the time to leave a review. The great weather during your cruise demonstrated again how the early months of the year can be some of the best for sailing in the Bay Area (aside...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Although it was a bit chilly, Jim and Kathy were great hosts during out three hour sunset sail. The Lionheart was waiting dockside for us and was a comfortable sail for the four of us. We got a great view of the port with interesting...More

Thank DScott60
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 164 hotels in Tampa
The Westin Tampa Waterside
1,783 reviews
.51 miles away
Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina
3,028 reviews
.72 miles away
Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa - Downtown Convention Center
2,170 reviews
.79 miles away
Hilton Tampa Downtown
1,601 reviews
1.11 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Jackson's Bistro Bar & Sushi
1,455 reviews
.58 miles away
Cafe Dufrain
212 reviews
.64 miles away
Oggi Italian Street Food
54 reviews
.30 miles away
Thai Island
55 reviews
.24 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Bayshore Boulevard
875 reviews
.75 miles away
Amalie Arena
1,613 reviews
.84 miles away
Tampa Bay History Center
503 reviews
.84 miles away
Tampa Convention Center
205 reviews
.69 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Roxanddan
10 March 2015|
Answer
Response from Jane J | Reviewed this property |
Our trip was at 4:00 in the afternoon. 7 people may be too many. We had 4 in our group plus 2 crew members and it was tight when the meal that was served. Also, I don't think we went much over 8 knots. After reading your... More
1
Vote
;