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Red Witch

54th St & 5th Ave, Kenosha Harbor South Seawall, Kenosha, WI 53140
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Great foggy trip

As the fog rolled in the Captain enlightened us with the science of sailing. He was so involved... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
David G
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Goose Creek, South Carolina
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Red Witch is the real deal -- a true wooden tall ship (I.e., schooner)!

Great fun. A beautiful experience. Every sail is unique. Enjoy true sailing aboard one of the few... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
Gadfly1111
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Tall Ship Red Witch has moved her homeport to Kenosha, WI (from Chicago). She was voted Chicago's "Best Tour and Charter Boat" in 2009, 2010 and 2012 (3rd overall). We now sail exclusively from beautiful Kenosha Harbor. Join us for a public sail or reserve a private event. Prices are affordable, starting at $25 per person. See our reviews at facebook.com/redwitchchicago.
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  • Poor16%
  • Terrible5%
3 days ago
“Great foggy trip”
10 Jan 2018
“Red Witch is the real deal -- a true wooden tall ship (I.e., schooner)!”
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54th St & 5th Ave, Kenosha Harbor South Seawall, Kenosha, WI 53140
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

As the fog rolled in the Captain enlightened us with the science of sailing. He was so involved his hat blew over board. Our group enjoyed ringing the bell ever minute due to the fog. Since we had scouts on board many of us were...More

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Reviewed January 10, 2018 via mobile

Great fun. A beautiful experience. Every sail is unique. Enjoy true sailing aboard one of the few remaining wooden tall ships!

Thank Gadfly1111
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Reviewed August 4, 2016

Wish I could have gone on the "Sail Away" cruise I paid for. I booked this cruise during the Chicago Tall Ships event. The confirmation email did not list a location, so I googled and found on the Red Witch site it was supposed to...More

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Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Very nice sunset cruise, about 80 mins. Informative crew and about 30 passenger max on boat. Come with a jacket no matter what the daytime temp is. Also come prepared to sit on hard wood (you sit on the boat no cushions). Not wheelchair or...More

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Reviewed June 6, 2016

We sailed out of Kenosha yesterday, June 5th, the day was sunny with a slight wind and on time. The crew was great!! The interaction with the crew was pleasant and professional. They offered beverages (you were able to purchase beer, wine, soda) water was...More

1  Thank Celticlady526
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Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

Extraordinary schooner "tall ship" experience. Designed by John Alden, one of the two greatest naval architects of the era, Red Witch is a magnificent sailing vessel.

Thank Gadfly1111
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Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

The most relaxing and wonderful sailing experience I've ever had. Captain Andrew educates you on the trip a full 2 hour slice into beautiful Lake Michigan! You'll not want it to end. The wind and waves make the whole experience. If it isn't too windy,...More

Thank AzRobChef
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Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

Was very disappointed in the whole trip. We floated out in the bay,sat still for an hour,no music,no talking, no standing up,just drink serving.Then we listed to the captain complain about all the drunken idiots that were driving other boats,haveing a good time,and praise himself...More

Thank Kevin T
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Reviewed September 12, 2014

I purchased my tickets through Living Social. Unfortunately I had a snafu with my booking. I found the staff most responsive and willing to work with me.... I was really pleased. Excellent customer service~~~!!

Thank Susan R
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Reviewed September 9, 2014

We had a beautiful day picnicking at the planetarium, then off to the harbor dock to embark on the boat. Crew were very sweet! Boat was very cool! Bathroom was clean ;) The water was calm, not especially the best for sailing but they went...More

Thank Lynn M
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