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Cape Breton Sailing Charters Daysailing

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Address: 10101 Grenville St., St. Peter's, Nova Scotia B0E 3B0, Canada
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A hands-on day-sailing adventure on the Bras d'Or Lakes/coastal waters of...

A hands-on day-sailing adventure on the Bras d'Or Lakes/coastal waters of Cape Breton Island. Your party (up to 6) is invited aboard Misty Cat, alongside historic St. Peter's Canal. Take the helm. Trim the mainsheet. Or just sit back and enjoy the ride. See alongshore, marine and bird life all around you. Swim then enjoy lunch at anchor in a quiet cove. Become part of the incredible vista. Custom daysailing charters designed just for you.

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Sailing down the river was amazing. Greg let our 14 yr son so all the sailing but he has his licence. Such a nice guy!

All 5 of us Loved it. It's so beautiful, peaceful & relaxed. A place like no other! We sailed, went deeps fishing, shopped, walked, went on tours & Loved all for he friendly... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
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Sharon, Canada
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

All 5 of us Loved it. It's so beautiful, peaceful & relaxed. A place like no other! We sailed, went deeps fishing, shopped, walked, went on tours & Loved all for he friendly people. We will go back! Thanks Greg for such an incredible experience!

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Greg S, Owner at Cape Breton Sailing Charters Daysailing, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Brenda and Wayne - nice to get this reminder of summer on a blustery day like we're having here today in mid-January. Hope we see you back in Cape Breton sometime! More 

Detroit, Michigan
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

This was definitely the highlight of my husband and I's trip to Nova Scotia. Captain Greg and his wife were wonderful, and we got to learn so much about the history of the area we were sailing thanks to them. We lucked out weather wise too because it was a beautiful day for a sail. I also loved how much... More 

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Greg S, Owner at Cape Breton Sailing Charters Daysailing, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Olivia - helping newbies get a feel for handling a sailboat is very rewarding for me. I enjoyed our afternoon sail and I hope there is a sailboat of your own in your future! More 

Ginosar, Israel
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Reviewed 23 September 2016

Sailing with Captain Gregg is more that an ordinary, killing time on the water. when boarding the Boat Gregg will take you back to the first settlers, with stories that bring the whole area into life of historical encounters, trade and war, all packaged with the magnificent surrounding of St. peter's and Cape Breton's

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Reviewed 17 September 2016

We did not realize how much we could be involved with our sail with Captain Greg and we loved every minute of it. He is a great guide but let's you have a great chance to work on the boat. And taking a walk to the front the boat is highly encouraged, it is a fantastic part of the adventure.... More 

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Greg S, Owner at Cape Breton Sailing Charters Daysailing, responded to this review

Hi Jennifer - thanks for your review. It was a pleasure sailing with you, Joe and Drew and I certainly look forward to another adventure with you! More 

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Reviewed 16 September 2016

I hadn't sailed for 40 years and my husband had never sailed, so we were somewhat nervous when we woke up and found the weather forecast for our afternoon on Bras d'Or was windy verging on blustery. Turned out we had nothing to fear. Captain Greg is one of those people who puts you immediately at ease. He's the consummate... More 

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Greg S, Owner at Cape Breton Sailing Charters Daysailing, responded to this review

Hi 2Beachers - many thanks for your kind review - and for participating in our video shoot. We were blessed with fantastic winds for your daysail and it was a delight for me to see E. develop his skills at the helm so quickly. More 

Ottawa, Ontario
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

If there had been more wind, it would have been a 5 star event. Unfortunately, even though Captain Greg was a wonderful host, I was disappointed with the lack of wind.

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Greg S, Owner at Cape Breton Sailing Charters Daysailing, responded to this review

Hi Sarah. Thanks for your review. We did have unusually light winds that day but I'm glad you enjoyed yourselves - a bit more serene than we would have preferred. If you come again I'll do my best to arrange for at least 12 knots! More 

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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Sailing with Captain Greg on The Misty Cat was fantastic to say the least. Not only was he knowledgeable about the Lakes and navigation, we were also allowed to take turns sailing his boat. Lunch was delicious and a dip in the lake halfway through was very refreshing after all the sun! Everyone in the family enjoyed the trip immensely... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

Our family's evening sail with Captain Greg was the highlight of our Cape Breton trip. Captain Greg is professional, personable, and kind - he was extremely accommodating when it turned out that I had made an error in booking our trip (don't mess up the date!) and we are so grateful we didn't miss this amazing experience. This sailing experience... More 

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Greg S, Owner at Cape Breton Sailing Charters Daysailing, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments - I'm glad we had last minute availability to reschedule your sailing adventure as its been a very busy summer on Misty Cat. Fair winds! More 

New Glasgow, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Three of my family took the 3 hr sail in the Bras D'or and it was fantastic! This is a must do while you are in Cape Breton! Captain Kerr was a delight with knowledge of the local area and a cautious, and exuberant sailor. We will be back!

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Greg S, Owner at Cape Breton Sailing Charters Daysailing, responded to this review

Hi and thank you for this review - but I think you intended it to go to Captain Gord Kerr at Richmond Adventure Planning. Email him at: fun@itsaRAP.ca I'm glad to know you enjoyed your sailing adventure with my friend and neighbour Capt. Kerr. Fair winds, Greg Silver (Cape Breton Sailing Charters). More 

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Reviewed 3 August 2016

Beautiful single-masted 26' sailboat. Greg allowed me to take the helm and gave me pointers on steering. What an experience! Lots of wind to make the trip exciting, and Greg has plenty of stories to tell. All-in-all one of my best Nova Scotia experiences!

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Greg S, Owner at Cape Breton Sailing Charters Daysailing, responded to this review

Michael, thanks very much for your kind review - I'm delighted to know you enjoyed your hands-on sailing experience aboard Misty Cat. Hope you had a great time in the last half of your holiday! More 

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