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Address: 5001 Oquinn Blvd SE, "C" dock of South Harbour Village Marina, Southport, NC 28461-8157
Phone Number: +1 910-612-3279
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Endless Summer spectacular trip

Captain Jim Carey and his wife are skilled and gracious hosts aboard Endless Summer. Highly recommend this trip to Southport area visitors and locals alike. A great way to see... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 October 2016
Nancy K
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Southport, North Carolina
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Southport, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Captain Jim Carey and his wife are skilled and gracious hosts aboard Endless Summer. Highly recommend this trip to Southport area visitors and locals alike. A great way to see the area from a different point of view and enjoy learning some of the history and charm of the Southport , Cape Fear/ Oak Island waterfront!!

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

My husband and I celebrated part of our 40th anniversary trip to Southport, North Carolina by booking a sail boat tour of the area waterways with Endless Summer. Without a doubt, it was one of the highlights of our time there. My husband's ancestors have a rich history associated with being former river and bar pilots and this was a... More 

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EndlessSummerCaptain, Owner at Endless Summer Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed and complimentary review. We were pleased to have you on board and discuss some of the aspects of the Cape Fear River Pilots' history. Looking forward to your return trip so we can actually sail. More 

Southport, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

What a fantastic time. From the moment we got to the dock until we put ashore 4 hours later we were treated to a delightful cruise on a very nice boat. Captain Carey is both a pleasant and interesting host, as well as a very competent seaman. The Endless Summer is big enough that you feel completely safe on the... More 

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EndlessSummerCaptain, Owner at Endless Summer Day Tours, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed the sail. We enjoy getting passengers up close to the Southport Old Yacht Basin -- the restaurants draw crowds but the history is even more interesting. Look forward to sailing with y'all in the future. Thank you for your review. More 

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

First time we went sailing out of Southport and we had a great time. Perfect weather, perfect wind and perfect hosts. We also learned a lot about the region. For sure we will be back for more sailing with Jim and Barbara.

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EndlessSummerCaptain, Owner at Endless Summer Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We always strive for passenger enjoyment and safety. Looking forward to sailing with you in the future. Thanks again for your review. More 

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Third time in three years. This is always an amazing time on the water for four hours. Went a little different course this time, more around BHI than OKI. Honestly, not a lot of wind for the sails. But still a fun, relaxing time, and still helmed for two hours. Great value ($60 pp). Highly recommended for visitors. Or residents.

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EndlessSummerCaptain, Owner at Endless Summer Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind review. We can't control the wind but not everyone realizes that. We can control the sails but not the wind. Looking forward to year four! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Had afour hour tour of the Cape Fear River and basins throughout the area. Wonderful day for sailing and viewing the river traffic. Captain and First mate were wonderful and knowledgeable hosts. Even allowing us an opportunity to take the helm. Great time. Highly recommend this excursion.

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EndlessSummerCaptain, Owner at Endless Summer Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. Looking forward to sailing with you in the future. More 

Clayton, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Of the three sail companies Jim and Barb offer the longest sessions - about 4 hours - which we thoroughly enjoyed this past weekend. Jim offers a lot of stories about local sights and history, and lets you participate in the sail rigging as you wish. We felt safe at all times, enjoyed the mix of local and out-of-town guests,... More 

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EndlessSummerCaptain, Owner at Endless Summer Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your generous comments. We try to offer the best and safest sailing tour in the area. Thank you for recognizing that. Looking forward to sailing with you again. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

What a great sail with our family! Jim and Barb are great and have fun local town stories. Can't wait to go back again! Highly recommend!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Spend 3 hrs sailing aboard the Endless Summer with Capt. Jim & his wife. Add 6 visitors & you've got a full boat. Best seat in the house - up & behind Capt! See the coast line of Southport, NC & listen to the tour info that is shared. Safety first - and Capt will cut short or not venture... More 

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EndlessSummerCaptain, Owner at Endless Summer Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are nly allowed to carry a maximum of six passengers per USCG regulations. Glad you appreciate our focus on safety -- e pride ourselves on that and on having a clean and comfortable boat. Looking forward to your next visit when I anticipate a five star rating. More 

Fishers, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Captain Jim and First Mate, Joe did an excellent job with this non-sailor lady. I enjoyed not needing to get involved with the boat's operations or with being super social. I loved being able to just sit on deck and up at the bow, doing nothing but watching the water and sunshine, and listening to the wind and waves. It... More 

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EndlessSummerCaptain, Owner at Endless Summer Day Tours, responded to this review

Glad Roz enjoyed the sail but disappointed she only gave us a four star rating as we typically receive five stars...and we even saw some dolphin If a party wants privacy and serenity, i.e., all alone, we can make arrangements for them to use the entire boat for their party. We do this frequently for engagements, weddings, memorials, and other... More 

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