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Williamsburg Charter Sails

Riverwalk Landing, York River Yacht Haven, Williamsburg, VA 23185
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Fun Adventure on the water!

My brother, sister, and I went sailing as a Christmas present, and boy did we have a fun time... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
alexandersoulas90
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Had an amazing time out on the water. It was a beautiful day and the captain was very friendly. He... read more

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Reviewed 7 December 2017
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Enjoy the Zen experience of a private yacht that is safe, clean and easy to sail. Take the wheel or bring a bottle of wine. Up to six people sail the York River for three hours to see the scenery and learn a short history of the Battle of Yorktown from the perspective of the water. Join us any day of the week at York River Yacht Haven, 8109 Yacht Haven Road, Gloucester VA 230612. To make reservations for the 11 am or 2:30 pm cruise, go to Rates at williamsburgchartersails.com.
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 14:00, 14:30 - 17:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Riverwalk Landing, York River Yacht Haven, Williamsburg, VA 23185

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My brother, sister, and I went sailing as a Christmas present, and boy did we have a fun time! Captain Bill is a very knowledgable, friendly, and attentive sailor. It was quite a chilly day but we all had a lot of fun on his...More

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CaptBill105, Owner at Williamsburg Charter Sails, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks very much, Alex.

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Had an amazing time out on the water. It was a beautiful day and the captain was very friendly. He also had lots of background on the areas historic spots.

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CaptBill105, Owner at Williamsburg Charter Sails, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2017

Thanks very much!

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Captainn Bill was great. Let us do the sailing on the York River where it meets the Chesapeake, in a nice stiff fall breeze. Bill was a great guide, described the sights on the river and gave plenty of tips on good places to own...More

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CaptBill105, Owner at Williamsburg Charter Sails, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Thanks, Sam!

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

A wonderful Team building experience for our small company! Capt. Bill is very knowledgeable! He made it informative and fun! What a great day!

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CaptBill105, Owner at Williamsburg Charter Sails, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thanks, Beth!

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Sailing with Williamsburg Charter Sails was awesome! Our guide was knowledgeable about the entire area that includes military operations on the river, Cost Guard training, and the daily wildlife. Talking with him felt like having a conversation with an old friend, but we did just...More

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CaptBill105, Owner at Williamsburg Charter Sails, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Thanks, Ervenna!

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Reviewed 27 October 2017

My husband and I took our two children and their significant others out for a 3 hour sail. We had such a fabulous time. The boat was beautiful, the captain was such a fabulous historian and had just a great personality. He got everyone engaged...More

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CaptBill105, Owner at Williamsburg Charter Sails, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Thanks, Cindy!

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Reviewed 20 October 2017

Having a chance to sail on this historic river with such a pro as Capt. Bill is something that shouldn't be missed if you are in the area. If you never been on a sail boat or are a experienced sailor, you'll come away with...More

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CaptBill105, Owner at Williamsburg Charter Sails, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2017

Thanks, Jerry!

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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

I need a sixth star. Great afternoon. Great interaction. Great learning experience. See you soon captain Bill.

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CaptBill105, Owner at Williamsburg Charter Sails, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2017

Thanks, Mike!

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Thank you so much for such an amazing time! My Dad had a fantastic 70th birthday celebration! Very fun and informative history of Yorktown. Dad really enjoyed getting to captain the boat as well. Thank you again Captain Bill!!

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CaptBill105, Owner at Williamsburg Charter Sails, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2017

Thanks, Courtney!

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Captain Bill was a ton of fun. His sailing adventure was very interactive. We had the opportunity to steer the boat and adjust the sails. All the while, Captain Bill kept us entertained with stories and explanations on how to sail well and why the...More

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Thanks very much!

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646duraiv
5 April 2017|
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Response from CaptBill105 | Property representative |
HI, we have openings from April 10 to 14 depending on how many are sailing.
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Beth197013
5 February 2017|
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Response from CaptBill105 | Property representative |
Alas, the US Coast Guard limits me to six people at a time. We can take six instead of seven, or four on one trip and three on another , or any other permutation. Sails depart at 11 am and 2:30, lasting 3 hours. Couples of... More
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Daphne H
11 October 2016|
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Response from CaptBill105 | Property representative |
For three hour cruise, single rate is $75, usually with a couple already booked.
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