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Williamsburg Charter Sails

Riverwalk Landing, York River Yacht Haven, Williamsburg, VA 23185
+1 757-876-8654
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Great experience!

My husband and I plus our 2 children went out for a family tour! It was lots of fun! Bill was very... read more

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Reviewed 6 days ago
babyface216920
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Perkasie, Pennsylvania
Great day sailing!

My girlfriend any myself joined Captain Bill for a 3 hour charter last Sunday morning. It was a... read more

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Reviewed 6 days ago
566hello
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Norfolk, Virginia
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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.
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM, 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Riverwalk Landing, York River Yacht Haven, Williamsburg, VA 23185
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I plus our 2 children went out for a family tour! It was lots of fun! Bill was very knowledgeable of the area!

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CaptBill105, Owner at Williamsburg Charter Sails, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks very much, Caitlyn.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

My girlfriend any myself joined Captain Bill for a 3 hour charter last Sunday morning. It was a great experience! We found easy parking at the yacht club, where Bill met us and walked us to the boat. We sailed up and down the York...More

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CaptBill105, Owner at Williamsburg Charter Sails, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks very much, Jon.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an amazing time and I know we will do it again. He thoroughly enjoyed this surprised birthday event. I know this experience was a great eye opener for us in the nautical world. You did a great job engaging us and making us...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A lot of fun and a great experience. Captain Bill was great and answered all of our questions. I would highly recommend and would love to do it again.

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CaptBill105, Owner at Williamsburg Charter Sails, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks very much, Nick.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We are so glad we decided to charter a cruise with Williamsburg Charter Sails. We had never done something like this before and Captain Bill exceeded our expectations. He shared with us the history of the Yorktown River area and sailing tips. He was knowledgeable...More

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Thanks very much, Andrea.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a week in Williamsburg over the July 4th holiday. Our sailing excursion on “Deadline” was the highlight of our week. Great way to beat the crowds of some of the more commercial attractions. Captain Bob was accommodating and informative. Made us all feel...More

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Thanks very much, Kristen.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great afternoon sail with Captain Bill. He is very personable and professional and the 3 hrs flies by just relaxing on the beautiful river and taking in the surroundings.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We looked at a few sailing excursions before settling on this one. This experience is exceptional! Bill made sure we had an enjoyable, private, tour, for a very affordable price. He took amazing pictures, allowed us to bring a picnic lunch, taught us about sailing,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Was disappointed that the sailing had to be shorted due to weather. Thought perhaps we might get a partial refund but none was offered. Captain was wonderful and entertaining.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful time out on the York River with Captain Bill. We had a group of 4 adults and 2 small children. All of the adults were able to sail the boat and relax along the river. We did a combined tour of...More

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Leslie S
31 May 2018|
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Good point. Thanks
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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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