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  • star rating  First of all, it was my wife’s birthday on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, November 29 so we called on November 28 not realizing that Bill had closed for the season... read more

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    December 23, 2022

    star rating  This was our first time sailing and my soon-to-be 21-year-old son and I had an incredible sailing experience with Captain Bill. The water was calm and peaceful, and the weather... read more

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    November 13, 2022

    star rating  A sail with Williamsburg Charter Sails was a surprise for my husband’s birthday. The boat is a beautiful 32 footer that is kept in tip top shape. Captain Bill gave... read more

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    November 9, 2022
  • star rating  My husband and I enjoy battlefields and history but wanted a slightly different way to experience the area than visiting a national park. Williamsburg Charter Sails was the perfect balance... read more

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    October 29, 2022

    star rating  Sailing Adventure - We had a lovely time. Capt. Bill was a great guide and my husband thoroughly enjoyed sailing the boat.

    October 29, 2022

    star rating  We spent our 10th anniversary in Williamsburg and capped off our trip with a day of sailing. It was a gorgeous day, with both beautiful views and temperatures. We even... read more

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    October 24, 2022
  • star rating  Super Saturday Sailing - Captain Bill was a great historian. We took the afternoon historic sail. He was very infromative and entertaining. It was a great way to spend a fall... read more

    Pam M
    October 24, 2022

    star rating  Wonderful Day Sail - Great Day Sail with Captain Bill. Very well organized trip, lovely boat and marina. We appreciated the updated weather forecast and the instructions received prior to departure. We enjoyed... read more

    Jennifer P
    October 24, 2022

    star rating  What an incredible experience my wife and I had on our 32nd wedding anniversary. What a beautiful and extremely well maintained boat and Captain Bill was a very experienced and... read more

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    October 23, 2022
  • star rating  Exceeded all expectations! - Our afternoon of sailing for my husband's birthday exceeded all expectations! Captain Bill was so easy to work with and communicative in scheduling from the start. Once we... read more

    October 21, 2022

    star rating  I surprised my husband with a day of sailing as he missed it so much. Captain Bill was the type of person who genuinely cared about your experience. He was... read more

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    October 19, 2022

    star rating  We had a wonderful historical sail of the York River with our Adult son and Nephew on their visit here from Texas. Bill O’Donovan offers a special trip! We even... read more

    October 15, 2022
  • star rating  What better way to spend a beautiful September afternoon than sailing on a 32' sail boat with Captain Bill? My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our 3 hr cruise on... read more

    October 6, 2022

    star rating  Sit back, relax, and feel the breeze. It’s an easy motor out to the York River, and the sails are up.
    If you’re looking for a laidback sail past... read more

    October 4, 2022

    star rating  Excellent experience out sailing on the York River near the Chesapeake Bay. Exceeded all expectations!

    October 3, 2022
  • star rating  Once again we had a memorable time with Capt. Bill. The boat is impeccably maintained, the Captain experienced and very knowledgeable of the area, and the conditions were most... read more

    October 1, 2022

    star rating  Captain Bill deserves the high marks - he was very flexible and understanding in helping accommodate an older family for a birthday sailing trip.

    September 28, 2022

    star rating  Our 3 hour sail with Captain Bill surpassed our expectations. My husband, being an experienced sailor, got to take the helm. Turns out Capt. Bill is not only... read more

    September 22, 2022
  • star rating  We were looking for something we could do with my 4.5 month old puppy and my parents who have mobility restrictions. Captain Bill was able to accommodate everyone! ... read more

    September 21, 2022

    star rating  Captain Bill is fantastic! He is very knowledgeable and fun. The boat is beautiful. We all had a terrific day sailing!

    September 16, 2022

    star rating  The Captain was a great man with extensive knowledge of the area and extremely well familiar with the history of the area and specifically the Revolutionary War. His sailboat was... read more

    September 9, 2022
  • star rating  Capt Bill is a seasoned sailor and takes great care of his guests, Very enjoyable afternoon sail and learned many new things about sailing and the local area. Highly recommend

    September 6, 2022

    star rating  Such a fun day on the water - Bill was so easygoing and let my family sail which meant so much! I would definitely recommend this to anyone who wants... read more

    August 16, 2022

    star rating  Bill is a gentleman. My wife and I took our three college age kids and everyone had a great time. I highly recommend it.

    August 14, 2022
  • star rating  Wow beyond expectations and a great experience! Captain Bill came, saw, and delivered and amazing sail with much information along the way talk about my first time sailing ️... read more

    August 10, 2022

    star rating  PERFECT! I took my brother as a birthday gift and WOW! what a fantastic trip. Captain Bill is the perfect host. He made sure everyone was comfortable... read more

    August 9, 2022

    star rating  Captain Bill was welcoming, knowledge, and friendly! He’s a great conversationalist and instructor. My husband and I sailed with him on our anniversary. It was an exceptionally hot day, but... read more

    August 7, 2022
  • star rating  The intimate experience shared with Captain Bill was enhanced by his articulate information, the history involved, and the personal safety and attention given to the passengers.

    August 6, 2022

    star rating  The intimate experience shared with Captain Bill was enhanced by his articulate information, the history involved, and the personal safety and attention given to the passengers.

    August 6, 2022

    star rating  I wanted to give my wife something unique experience for her birthday and came upon “Let’s Go Sail” and it was perfect. The booking process was simple. Captain Bill contacted... read more

    August 6, 2022