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Address: 15951 Captiva Dr, Sanibel &, Captiva Island, FL 33924-6014
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09:00 - 21:00
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The best day of your vacation will be spent cruising aboard your private...

The best day of your vacation will be spent cruising aboard your private sailing sloop, the New Moon ...The New Moon is a beautifully appointed, fully equipped 39 ft. sailing vessel with full facilities and enclosed head for your comfort. You'll see the islands from the fresh and exciting perspective of Gulf and Bay waters, the dolphins with their perpetual smiles, swimming beside the boat, the manatees barely showing themselves and the sea otters playing around the docks are all just a part of our world.

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Sunset Cruise

Captain Mick put together a custom sunset cruise for the four of us at the last minute. He times it perfectly as we saw the sun set right in the middle of redfish pass between... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chris W
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Captain Mick put together a custom sunset cruise for the four of us at the last minute. He times it perfectly as we saw the sun set right in the middle of redfish pass between Captiva and North Captiva islands. He entertained us with his local knowledge and sharp wit while we enjoyed the breeze and our cocktails. Highly recommended!

Thank Chris W
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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53 reviews
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Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

If you need a break from walking the beaches, shelling, biking, shopping, fishing or motor boats... give Captain Mick a call and enjoy a sail. Everyone must experience being on a sailboat in their lifetime and I can't think of a better location to to it than off the docks of Captiva. Heading out into the bay for a few... More 

1 Thank John N
Canton, Ohio
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

This is a great trip for people who want to be part of the fun and get to act as the crew. Capt. Mick is very knowledgeable about sailing and the local area and lore. He is excellent in giving instructions as he presses you into service to crew the boat. My "crew mates" had a wonderful time steering the... More 

1 Thank DaveandChris2016
University Place, Washington
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

Sitting on the dock at Tween Waters Inn waiting for the Sunset sail with Mick and his sailboat we had a wonderful cocktail and reminisced about life and the wonders of a beautiful Gulf sunset aboard a 42 foot sailboat cruising in the light late afternoon trade winds of the Barrier Islands. Romantic, relaxing, and a great way to glide... More 

1 Thank Christine F
Bristol, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Just our luck to book a sailing charter on a day with no wind. Captain Mick gave us the option to rebook, but we decided to give it a try hoping the wind would pick up. While we moved in very light air the captain pointed out wildlife in the water and homes of importance. He also filled us in... More 

1 Thank Wanda R
Cleveland, Ohio
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

This is our second time sailing with Captain Mick. He is a lot of fun to sail with. He let one of our group take the boat out from the dock as he explained some of the elements of sailing to the group. The afternoon was spent sailing through the bay. We all exchange stories and life experiences. I have... More 

1 Thank bruce j
Maureen Phillips
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Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Spent an afternoon sailing with the good Captain and it was a blast. He really knows his business and included us all in the fun of it. He is a fountain of knowledge about sailing, wildlife, the area and all it has to offer. Throw in local history too. Bottom line - this is a fun sail and you are... More 

1 Thank tojopop
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45 reviews
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Reviewed 18 February 2016

We had booked with New Moon the day before and he still forgot us! After waiting at the docks for 20 minutes, we finally called the guy. A very unprofessional apology ( cursing at himself) and an offer to go out another time. Sorry buddy, your not getting a second chance....or our money. BTW, his boat is fairly run down... More 

3 Thank skwilsonwa
Salt Lake City
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 28 January 2016

My wife and I were in Captiva for a late honeymoon. Before leaving I called Captain Mick and booked a morning sail. Neither my wife or I had been on a sailboat before. Upon arriving we were warmly greeted and treated to the highlight of our vacation. Capt. Mick put us to work preparing the vessel for departure and had... More 

3 Thank Nathan D
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Reviewed 14 December 2015

We celebrated our friend's anniversary aboard the New Moon this past weekend. Captain Mick Gurley is an experienced sailor and knows these waters well. I've been aboard several times and have Always seen dolphin. This charter was no exception. Excellent sail, beautiful water, great friends & a gifted captain. A must do if you are in SW Florida !

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