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LAST MINUTE CANCELLATION FANTASY FEST! BOOK MINIMUM OF FOUR NIGHTS THIS WON'T LAST CALL THIS WEEKEND!
The definitive sailboat for a romantic getaway this winter.
Note Special Homeaway pricing on your sailing charter is discounted.
Looking for a break this fall or winter from the cold weather? Check our availability as the temperature is mild all through our winter in the sub tropics.
Weather in Key West will be it's best October, November and December day time relax in 75-82 degrees, mild at night, lower humidity than other times of the year.
Get unpublished last minute specials when you call office direct for custom charters. Ask about savings for two more adults or children. Homeaway customers save!
305-304-4911 receive 2015 rates for available 2016 early bird specials.
Ask about military or government rates - according to your package and number of days you plan to charter. Additional discounts on five days or more, including off shore excursions.
Enjoy a sailing charter for your next visit to Key West. Live the life of an old town sailor aboard Wild Thing. $475 daily charter fee for first two adults. One - Half Day 4 hour Sail automatically included with basic charter package 3 days. Meals on your own with basic charters. Sailing Upgrades available including off shore excursions with meals included; please call direct for custom packages.
Limited availability for last minute two-day charters. Located in famous Historic Seaport two blocks from downtown Key West. Design your sailing charter package, according to your sailing and charter wishes.
Escape the heat of the big cities and most of the country now! Enjoy the ocean breezes while sailing. Sub tropical environment, laid back living like a local, it's flip flops, swim wear or shorts and t-shirts, tropical long cotton dresses, basic casual wear everywhere, no need to fuss over your hair! Ladies, it's best to just pull hair back in bun or pony tail and be relaxed.
Part of the Homeaway family since 2009. See reviews at our main Homeaway listing under Wild Thing. Feel free to check Trip Advisor. Need a different date? Look at Obsession our 37 foot sailboat, economical for two people only for big savings. Families enjoy roomy Moon Dance. Whatever kind of charter group, we have a boat to match up with your needs. See our other Homeaway listings.
Feel free to leave a message we will call back for your information or to answer questions. Please do not email or leave your private credit card information on a message. We accept Master Card, VISA or take Discover if you book any private custom charter direct with us. Celebrate Weddings, Honeymoon or Birthdays with your sailing charter.
This Sailboat set up for local charters and distance charters, with fully operating kitchenette and boat style bathrooms.
Make your plans early for fall and winter charters or through March 15, 2016 for warm tropical stays before pricing changes in October and receive current charter rates. Only 50% down and you pick the dates. Also available are the excursions (must call us direct for 24 hr or longer sailing excursions charter packages or Key West Sampler). Homeaway receives these special savings on all charters booked now.
Do you want an alternative and fun option to a regular hotel room? Why not charter and sail with us on a sailing charter vacation? Romantic getaway charters, family charters available. Bring your bucket list buddies, friends or the office. Let's go sailing! We have USCG licensed captains who know the secret spots and qualified first mates that will swim with your children to make sure that they are having fun while being safe on a USCG Federally documented vessel.
Large cabins and comfortable beds aboard Moon Dance sailboat. Families and two couples enjoy Moon Dance for it's spacious quarters for a charter sailboat this size.
Just a short walk to all the sites and sounds that Key West the island the CITY is known for. All about a ten minute stroll away to the downtown nightly Sunset Festival on Mallory Square, all the museums, all the festivals. Air Conditioning, water and electricity in port. Direct Current batteries on your charters off docks, water and option to bring generator for Air Conditioning at sea, please let us know if any medical issues requiring more power .
We are licensed by the City of Key West as a charter operation and we are properly insured including for snorkeling, and are your professional team for charters.
Freshly painted, varnished and nicely appointed throughout, get two cabins and two bathrooms, full galley and large salon. Our crew will board and stay with you for overnight sailing excursion packages for your safety and fun. Other day sailing options always include a licensed captain and trained first mate. Enjoy a wonderfully comfortable yacht in Old Town Key West.
We also can add more sailing after you book basic charter with Homeaway by calling direct to our office or after you arrive on your basic charter.
Capt. Albert 305-304-4911.
Normal 2015 Charter Average Homeway Guests Rate is:
$475/per night for first two people charter fee, your basic three-night charter with cleaning, fuel, captain and mate and cabin set up with towels and linens, with 4 hour half day included (half day is worth $600) please plan a cash gratuity for your crew. Limited availability for last minute 2 day charter package, includes 2 hr sunset sail worth $345.00 and you may always add more sailing time at discounted pricing. Call now book through March take advantage of 2015 pricing!
Wild Thing is the favorite for romantic charters featuring a large master cabin with a California King and private bathroom. Perfect to re-state vows, plan a anniversary or get married at sunset charters. V birth for a second couple with private bathroom. Plenty of room in the big salon for two more singles or two children to sleep separately.
Weddings, Anniversaries, mile marker Birthdays, Honeymoons, Key West Adventures overnight at anchor. We do all types of sailboat charters.
NORMAL RATE: DISCOUNTED RATE WITH BASIC CHARTER:
4 hr half day - $600 discounted price is $420.00 with basic charter
7 hr full day- $900 discounted price is $630.00 with basic charter
24 hours overnight at anchor: $1400 is $880.00 with basic charter
(24 hour overnight excursions include meals; These are added options and you must add these sailing charters separately from Homeaway booking as the system is not set up to book additional sailing apart from basic charter package here online.)
Based on first two people charter fee per day please ask about additional passengers. Up to two Kids free during summer months.
(Always offer your captain and mate a 20% gratuity based on the Posted Sailing Charter regular values of sailing - however, it's up to you to tip as you wish).
See www.keywestsailingadventure.com for details on what we have to offer, all in downtown Key West Since 1995. Design your own package and call for a rate.
Favorite charter package our clients voted best is Key West Sampler. Call for this booking only available when you call us directly. $2200.00 for two people, first and last night optional to add your own sailing, with second day sailing all day and at night on anchor. Ask about additional passengers. Meals on your own while in town and meals included with 24 hour adventures.
Always alert us as to any medical concerns of your family. Often people tell us we are their bucket list trip. We want to insure your trip is safe, fun and we are properly prepared for any personal needs.
Many people travel with their personal laptops and always ask about equipment that they may use. Connections for your cell phones and laptops welcome. Best wi fi is nearby coffee shops. Use your hair dryers at the land based facility at the head of the docks. If you have any questions- Just ask. Our charter boats leave the docks often and the boats are low-tech for that reason.
Pack light, two bathing suits, two shorts, flip flops, a couple of t-shirts, a pair of exercise long pants, light jacket and walking shoes all that is needed to enjoy a stay in the Key West downtown area and the historic marina where you are close to walking to museums, sunset celebration, all the famous sites are steps away.
Look us up on GOOGLE MAPS 201 William Street, Key West, FL 33040
Key West - the city and the island is only two by four miles wide. If this is where you want to stay, know that there are several islands that share the same zip code.
Ask - "Where is your boat on Google Maps"? "How long have you been in business?" Ask "Do you have a licensed United States Coast Guard approved captain connected with your sailboat or vessel in the event of an emergency?" and "are professionals on call "? Since 1995 our staff is dependable. Know before you go.
Our central location at the end of the chain of the Florida Keys makes it easy to make charter sailing choices into the Gulf Of Mexico or the Atlantic as to the weather and tides or your whim.
Argh me mateys! Be prepared to have fun and adventure!
Often imitated seldom duplicated located on the island and in the City of Key West! In business since 1995 making sailing charter dreams come true. If you ever wanted to experience living like a sailor or want to someday own a sailboat, you can ask questions and design a special charter to answer the call of the sea. Charter the whole boat. One of the best kept secrets in downtown Old Key West in the famous Key West Historic Seaport Marina. Live in the dream and see the sea. Call Captain Albert 305-304-4911.
Downtown Key West is literally a stone's through from our E Docks at 201 William Street, Key West, FL. 33040 All the plays, drag shows, open air bars including Sloppy Joes, art museums, shopping....moreless
Hisoric homes neighborhood, Historic Seaport, E Docks behind the building painted like a reef blue colorful fish. Just 3 blocks to walk to the famous Duval. Protection from waves in 3 side marina....moreless
Enjoy being a part of the real downtown Key West or swim in a pool, or nearby Ft. Zachery Taylor for a day at the beach with a cute restaurant outdoors, picnic tables under pines with various rentals....moreless
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $45 per night, per additional guest
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This is an outdoor experience on a boat and weather can factor when sailing is scheduled. A half day 4 hr sail worth $600.00 is included in basic 3 day charter packages. Call for last minute limited 2 day charter with 2 hour sunset date availability. Our crew are experienced and know the waters stay with you on your sailing part of your charter. If you enjoy skiing, camping, fishing, kayaking, swimming and snorkeling, you will enjoy sailing. After booking you may add more sailing.
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Located in a historic homes restored neighborhood, Historic Seaport, only about 2 or three blocks stroll to downtown Key West is the Southernmost City located 90 miles from Cuba. Make sure that you are aware that the next island over has an annex with Key West and you have to drive 20 minutes to get to the actual Key West Island. Near your boat you can walk to famous Duval Street, enjoy the Aquarium, The Customs' House Museum, the Wreckers Museum, The Butterfly Emporium, Hemingway Home, Mel Fisher Atochia Treasure Museum, and the nightly Sunset Festival on Mallory Square where artists and live performers are there to entertain you. Everything you hear about concerning what to see and do in Key West the island and the City is just a few blocks away. Stock Island has only a fish market and two restaurants be aware of locations of those imitators! We sail internationally too; 90 miles to Cuba, 120 miles from the Bahamas, 200 miles from Mexico. Live old style Key West three sailboats are docked in an alcove slip close to everything; music, shopping, restaurants, museums, art galleries and the nightly sunset/arts festival. Look on Google Maps when you are choosing your charter; keywestsailingadventure.com has a prime location is 201 William Street, E Docks, Historic Seaport, Key West, FL 33040 select our historic seaport neighborhood of historic restored homes, with marina right in the middle of all the fun, color and culture of the real Old Town Key West.
Know before you book with anyone if you are staying far away from the downtown Key West that you make sure and look at Google Maps, see if you are one the annexed 'stock island' a connecting bridge and more than 20 minutes from downtown Key West Proper. Get into the spirit of what locals' lifestyle is and rent a bike and peddle about to every museum and famous Key West attraction. Or you can walk to many sites when you stay on our E Docks right on the Gulf Of Mexico side. See our location on Google Maps at 201 William Street, E Docks 10-11-12, Historic Seaport, Key West, FL 33040. Every type of restaurant steps away any flavors any time of the day from hot breakfasts, great lunch spots and class act outdoor style dining at many dinner favorites. Car not necessary, bicycles all you need or quick taxi. Try our 'boat and be' style in Key West at the dock or We will be glad to sail you to any nearby uninhabited islands or small countries nearby! Key West has the American-Caribbean flavor . Romantic, unique, Key West style; Great pool a short stroll away, buy lunch or drinks and swim free. Snorkel gear or fishing gear provided for your sunset or half day at sea. Ask out our Key West Sampler; 1st night at the docks, Stay 2nd night at sea; return 3rd night to relax at the docks. Plan your honeymoon and wedding with our boats. Custom packages available. Your dream wedding or restate your vows maybe bring the family or friends to pull up the sails, drive the boat with the captain at the helm to guide you. Fishing and snorkeling gear provided just pack light swim suits, shorts, t shirts and flip flops bring a light jacket for cool evenings this summer, as we are cooler than everyone else in the country with ocean breezes. Keep your baggage the soft backpack variety for easy storage on the boat and live like a local, the island life style. These are working boats, you will be able to choose when to stay at the docks or at sea, and there are working engines with the heads and holding tanks similar to an RV but more fun and more action than a hotel or inn.
Ask us about day trips on our Anna Capri speed boat launching Spring - Summer 2015 or we already have an inflatable kayak you may want to be included in your sailing stay or sailing excursion packages.
Other Activities: being in the historic homes neighborhood, all the fun is nearby and downtown shopping, all the major companies with other water activities all near the boats from kayaking, boating, para sailing, health/beauty spa all on the island easy to get to.
Florida Keys Community College, Key West Golf Club, Botanical Gardens and the hospital all are located on Stock Island legally annexed as Key West over Cow Key Bridge to the left on College Road. C
Year Purchased: 1995
About the owner: Captain Albert Tropea, Jr Once worked with Proctor and Gamble families and the Helene Curtis Company as personal sailing captain. While working in Key Largo with a maintenance company taking care of all hospitality related needs from the homes, to designing landscapes, maintaining yachts, Captain Albert realized that the missing component in vacations in the Florida Keys was the boatel or boat and breakfast style of adventure vacations. Captain Albert decided to bring the experiences he had with the very wealthy to the hard working families who longed for the sailing experience with their spouses, friends or families. Captain Albert has sailed all over the world from being a Everglades then Bahamas Guide,to sailing the Greek Islands and a number of foreign countries. Let Captain Albert or his hand picked captains and trained mates show you the wonders of what makes the area around the Florida Keys so unique. Our captains know many places that the big 40 plus person boats cannot get to and do not know about. Sail with a crew attending your needs, feel free to be involved with sailing or lifting the sails. It is the goal of the Company to have you experience direct contact with the wind, the sails and the sea with confidence if you one day want to buy your own boat. Feel like you own the boat by telling our crew what you wish to have for an experience whether it is more swim/snorkeling, fishing, sailing. You are the one in charge as if you own the sailboat.
Why the Owner Chose Historic Seaport:
Key West boasts over three million visitors a year and for good reason. All year round the temperatures are milder than anywhere else even in the summer. Winter is non existent; come down and thaw out with us for your winter retreat. There are only a few days in January where the chill in the air will be down to a low of 45 for night time temperatures, high of 65 only a few days in January the rest of the year is spring like temperatures. Even the summers the highs are rarely above 92 degrees and nights and ocean breezes keep it mild at nights. 'Gonna go where the sun keeps shining, through the pouring rain' was a line from the song written about Key West! Bring your summer dream weddings and honeymoon plans to us and we help you design a special memory. Key Wes is second only to Las Vegas for easy relaxed weddings in a variety of settings especially on board your own sailing vessel, married next to a famous Key West Sunset. Since it takes from 17 to 25 years to get one of the coveted Key West Bight docks, we just recently added a third boat after waiting almost 20 years. It is well worth the wait, with a short three block stroll to Mallory Square nightly art festival and the famous bars and restaurants along the Duval Street district. There are museums and other attractions close by and the Ft. Meyers Ferry Boat is just a few yards from our E Dock behind the Wyland Murial at 201 William. The Historic Seaport has shopping along the board walk with many restaurants to choose from. Still funky and fun, Schooner Wharf Bar, Turtel Kraals and many old local's favorites still at historic seaport after many years with live music all the time. Restaurant near the Ferry boat has live music, outdoor dining and you are welcome to use the pool when you purchase your lunch or drinks with them like many pools in town. So much to do and see, park your car and bike or walk almost everywhere. Or take a taxi from the airport. Enjoy a simpler life Key West living.
The Unique Benefits at this Boat:
Unique benefits to staying aboard a sailing vessel is to enjoy the life the way it once was in the historic seaport once known for fishing, conch farming and shrimp or lobster fishermen. Feel like you own the boat you stay aboard and then go sailing for your stay aboard and sail charter or choose to take off completely away from it all for as many days you wish to charter with meals and crew providing everything you need. It's your dream, why not live it out this time? You can stay in a hotel or bed and breakfast room anywhere any time; have it all old Key West style and feel like an explorer with family and friends or that significant other. Weather is usually mild no matter what time of the year. Sailing with our crew is safe, learn a few sailing tips, see wild life like dolphins, fish and sea turtles in their natural habitat. Relaxed style of vacationing, pack light, sandals, shorts and swim wear and a few t shirts; bring a light jacket and a pair of casual long pants for nights or when at sea. Bring a pair of good walking shoes, no need to bring heels as you will want to explore and walk as much as you feel comfortable to see the nuances of Key West. While at sea 24 hours, we provide meals and non alcohol drinks of course, with snorkel gear and fishing gear, no need to pack these items. When you take the helm once the captain gets you safely out of the harbor and sets a course, the feeling of adventure will sweep you away. Low tech environment, great for families to take a break from electronics even if for one day, there is so much to see at sea! Earn a 2 hour sunset sail for 2 nights stay at the docks for example. When you watch the sails unfurl, the feeling of exhilaration is exciting and deeply satisfying while living a lifestyle vacation for your special Key West vacation. The weather is usually ideal whether the weather is cold or hot where you are, it is perfect most days in Key West. Call and customize your special destination vacation.
Wild Thing 44 ft. Morgan has lots of deck room for fun in the sun with hardtop.
Pedestal California King, beautifully appointed teak warmly surrounds you.
We can take you to the dolphin playground and see dolphins up close!
Sail, snorkel, fish and pull up sails, dive a wreck, see dolphins, use kayak.
Picture yourself HERE now- call today.
Sunrise on an overnight excursion on Wild Thing
Magical sunsets are different every day.
Take the helm or raise the sails with crew.
Hard top is unique on Wild Thing and guests love to sit here too.
Wild Thing 44 foot Morgan under sail.
Plan a sunset wedding with us by calling us directly.
Wild Dolphins love to come up close to Wild Thing the sailboat.
Sumptuous beautiful Wild Thing 44 ft. Morgan Salon guest cabin v birth and bath.
On Board toilets and showers or use the private owners on land facilities.
Ft. Meyers Ferry terminal to Key West. Easy connection just a few steps away.
Enjoy wild life with sea turtles and dolphins, fish at the reefs up close. Bird watch ecotourisum. Ocean breezes keeps our summer mild 85-92 degrees. Swim reefs almost anytime.
Explore uninhabited islands add your 24 hrs excursion meals and crew included.
Excursions at anchor dinner under the stars on Key West Sampler 3 day package
Fishing is good inside the reefs. See the locals at work.
Dante's Restaurant nearby welcomes you when you buy food and drink
Family friendly for sailors of all ages.
Take time to re state your vows with a special sunset wedding style celebration.
Enjoy sea breezes and every day sailing is uniquely framed in beautiful colors.
Beautiful scenery everywhere sailing or anchored out overnight.
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