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Now and Zen Sailing Charters

Open Now: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Delicious Rainbows and Ravishing Rock n Roll Sea & Sky on the Now and Zen

On Friday, July 27, 2018, it was my very good fortune to extend my birthday celebration with a... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2018
Gina M
So much fun and very relaxing

Ralph and Leslie were so kind and hospitable! They were so much fun to sail with and were very... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2018
Natalie K
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Now and Zen sailing charters offers private dinner cruises, luxury boat tours, sunset sails, private river cruises, day sailboat rentals and overnight or week sailing vacations on the ocean, the St Johns river and around Cumberland Island, on a...more
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4234 Lakeside Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32210-3306
+1 904-803-8843
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I scheduled a charter to celebrate my Dad's 70th birthday. Ralph and Leslie were super-accomodating when I had to reschedule a couple of times (several weeks prior, but still!). The cruise was so much fun, a really lovely way to see Jacksonville by river and...More

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Reviewed July 31, 2018

On Friday, July 27, 2018, it was my very good fortune to extend my birthday celebration with a cruise on the 42' catamaran Now-and Zen with 10 of my very best friends. We originally thought that we were going to see a moon rising and...More

Thank Gina M
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Ralph and Leslie were so kind and hospitable! They were so much fun to sail with and were very welcoming and informative. It was such a fun time being out on the water and their catamaran is incredible!( fully stocked with everything you need.) More...More

Thank Natalie K
Reviewed July 2, 2018

We had a party of five adults and celebrated my husband's birthday on Now and Zen with Ralph and Leslie. We had a great time! It was both fun and relaxing. It was sunny the first two hours and we skirted a thunderstorm the last...More

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Reviewed December 12, 2017

We loved our cruise. Beautiful catamaran, great captain, and lots of good information about the area. Thank you! Thinking of doing an overnight next time.

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Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

We just want to thank Mike and Dena for a wonderful sail through Jacksonville's downtown it was beautiful we had a chance to see how beautiful our city was from a different point of view. They were a pleasure to travel with we will definitely...More

2  Thank Tawanna D
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Everyone had such an incredible evening sailing on the river!! Ralph and the crew at Now and Zen, were the best!! I can't wait to schedule this trip again :)

Thank Michelle E
Reviewed August 28, 2017

Family and friends helped us celebrate in a spectacular way by sailing into the sunset and around our beautiful city on the Now and Zen. There is nothing like the sights and sounds from the trampoline of this beautiful catamaran. This is an experience everyone...More

Thank mariereeder
Reviewed July 11, 2017

Sailing with Captain Mike and Deana was heavenly. All we had to do was sit back and enjoy the view and eat and eat and eat... The Catamaran was very clean and just divine. Captain Mike is an expert at what he does and sailing...More

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Now-and-Zen-Sailing, Owner at Now and Zen Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2017

Glad to hear you had such a great time! That's why we are here. Hope to see again some time soon.

Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

We invited our son and his family along, and we all had a great time. Ralph and Leslie are terrific. We enjoyed meeting and visiting with them as much as relaxing and enjoying the evening. If anyone enjoyed it more than we did (not possible)...More

Thank Craig G
Now-and-Zen-Sailing, General Manager at Now and Zen Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2017

Hi Craig, Thanks for great review. It was pleasure having you on board. We look forward to having sail with us again soon. Maybe in the Bahamas.~ Ralph

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Response from Now-and-Zen-Sailing | Property representative |
Hi Thanks for asking. Our rates are detailed here: Low Season Rates: Fall, Winter, and Spring $400 for 4 hours ($450 on weekends) for up to 4 people, plus $50 per additional person up to 12 guests total, or; $700 for 7... More