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Go With the Wind Cruises
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Owner description: Go With the Wind Cruises is the longest running cruise on Okanagan Lake. These are informative, personal (your party only and leaving at your convenience), with the option to power, sail, or both. The captain will relate history, geography, and show you wildlife. Enjoy the peaceful, relaxing waters of Lake Okanagan. Pickup is in downtown Kelowna beside the Delta Grand Hotel. Reservations recommended at 250 763 5204
Reviewed September 10, 2017

Taking a 'ride' in a sailboat has been on our bucket list for sometime. We picked the perfect captain and boat to do this on. Despite the smoke in the area from the forest fires, we thoroughly enjoyed our sail with Al. He has been in the area since 1970 and had great stories and lots of history about the area to share. We thoroughly enjoyed our two hours on the water with him and look forward to sailing again!

Within a day of our sail Al had emailed us photos of our time on the boat - and you can tell by the grins on our faces how much fun we were having!

Thanks for the memories, Al - Warmly - Janice and Harry

Thank janpan52
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

We all had a wonderful time sailing with Captain Al on Okanagan Lake. Al is very informed and gave us a great tour of the area. We are locals and would highly recommend a sail with "Go With the Wind" to locals and tourists alike. Thx Al.

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Reviewed August 12, 2017

This was a fabulous experience! For the two-hour cruise we had selected, Captain Al gave us a choice between (a.) sailing (which means he has to stay more or less centered in the lake), or (b.) motoring slowly along the shores so you can see things better. We chose the latter. Having now seen the shorelines up close, and having enjoyed the commentary on what we were seeing, I might choose to do the pure sailing next time, so as to luxuriate in the thrill and excitement of that wild ride! Both options are excellent! (Maybe if I had chosen a longer cruise, we could have done both.) Al could not have been a more generous and knowledgeable host -- who loves what he does. He has a very gentle kind of energy, which is perfectly suited to the intimate deck quarters on the boat. We learned A LOT from his talk about the people, wildlife, history, and current events of this area. As a souvenir of our delightful time with Al, I bought a copy of a book of his excellent photos of wildlife and scenery and historical events around the lake. I highly recommend Al Cotton and his Go With The Wind sailboat cruises!

Thank Nancy C
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Reviewed August 5, 2017

This is our 2nd time in Kelowna however 1st time to appreciate the lake more with the help of Al and Go With the Wind Cruise! We left on time in a beautiful sunny morning and went on our way around the Okanagan lake, saw some beautiful houses and the spectacular view of the city. We booked the 2 hour cruise with Al and it is well worth it, it is much more personal and he was able to answer our questions, and recommended places for us to visit after. Highly recommended!

Thank paulen
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Reviewed August 2, 2017

My wife and I booked a two hour sailboat with cruise Al. We had a wonderful morning. He is a wonderful hos,t well traveled and well-versed on the local geography and sites. We really had a great time, the only regret is that the time went by too fast! We would certainly book a cruise with Al again on the future trip to Kelonwa & I would recommend his cruise to anyone else interested in spending some pleasant time out on the water.

Rich D

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