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Is there sun or wind on the horizon? Is it time for a fun adventure on the water? Need a birthday or anniversary venue? Or, just want to do a bit of sightseeing? During the past nine years we have outfitted our Sailboat to meet all our cruising needs for our trips to the San Juans and the Canadian Gulf Islands. We also race her in the winter and took first place in the Inshore Cruising Class in the Swiftsure International Race in 2019 and first place in the Southern Sound Series in 2018. The boat is available with me as the Captain. I have a USCG issued Captains License, am an American Sailing Association certified sailing instructor, and love to help others to learn how to sail. When I am the Captain, you have a choice of me doing the sailing or participating as an active member of the crew. It is a great boat for celebrating birthdays and anniversaries, scattering ashes, improving your sailing skills, and relaxing on the waters of Puget Sound. Also, there is no additional cost for additional passengers, so invite your friends, who can help pay the cost! The sailboat has a refrigerator, an inflatable dinghy, a barbecue grill, hot and cold water, three kayaks, and all the dishes, bedding, and utensils you will need. It can accommodate six clients on day-cruises. There are four State Marine Parks within three hours. Gig Harbor and Tacoma area half-day away. South Sound is known for its great views of the Olympics and Mt. Rainier, picturesque inlets and harbors, warmish swimming water (in July and August), and many bays and destinations to explore. Look on-line for Discovering Puget Sound, Part 1 on the Salish Sea Pilot site. If you live in Western Oregon or Southwest Washington, Olympia is the gateway to Puget Sound. Also, if you are visiting from out-of-state, chartering Emma Lee is a great way to enjoy Puget Sound and Western Washington. In addition, if you are thinking about buying a Catalina or another sailboat, I’d be happy to share my stories of buying used sailboats and the benefits and pitfalls. In addition, I can help convince a reluctant significant other that sailing is fun and not a scary thing. If the weather forecast is not good on the day you reserve it, you can postpone your reservation to a later date or cancel. I have 40+ 5-star ratings from happy passengers We hope that chartering will be a fabulous experience for your family, as it has been for us and our prior clients. As you can see from the reviews, my prior guests -- without exception -- had a fabulous time and thought it was money well-spent. If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Send Booking Inquiry” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer!! Captain Bob!
I had the good fortune to be raised on the shores of Puget Sound north of Tacoma. As a child, we had row boats, a ski boat, and a 16-foot sailboat. In recent years, we've owned three sailboats, starting with a Cal 20', then a Catalina 25, and now our Catalina 30. We have lots of other interests, such as hiking, biking, and taking photographs, so Emma Lee spends too much time in the slip. We're hoping that by being able to charter her, she will provide the same-level of joy that she provides us.
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