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Address: 2500 Main St, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-3416
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+1 888-582-9046
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FantaSea Sailing is your premier sailing experience in Fort Myers Beach...

FantaSea Sailing is your premier sailing experience in Fort Myers Beach Florida offering Half Day Adventures, Sunset Celebration Sail, and The Short Sail.

We sail daily from Salty Sam's Marina. You will be sailing with Captain Paul and his crew. Tropical music will greet you as you board. Cool water, ice, mixed nuts. You may bring snacks and other adult and soft beverages to enhance your experience.

The sailing vessel Panacea is a 43 foot ketch rig. Two cabins and two clean restrooms, forward and aft sun decks and plenty of shade. She is licensed and insured. Proud members of N.A.C.O - The National Association of Charterboat Operators and Boat US for the past 10 years.

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Relaxing and refreshing!

We really enjoyed our 2 and a half hour sail the other day. Captain Alex was friendly and knowledgeable.

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Reading, Ohio

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Reading, Ohio
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our 2 and a half hour sail the other day. Captain Alex was friendly and knowledgeable.

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Springfield, Ohio, United States
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sailing with FantaSea Sailing on the Panacea was certainly the highlight of our 3 week vacation to Ft Myers, Florida. We've been visiting there for 15 years and found this to be the best activity we have ever done in the Ft Myers Naples area Captain Paul, and Captain Alex made us feel like part of their family. Our only... More 

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Edina, Minnesota
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great time. Capt. Paul and Alex were a lot of fun and knowledgeable. Beautiful sunset and relaxing time. Blowing the conch at sunset brought laughter and smiles. BYOB and food if you want. Dr Tracy and Ann Powell Edina, MN

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Capn Alex took us out for a beautiful sail out of Fort Myers. The weather was perfect and the time flew by. We were curious about sailing and about the area and Capn Alex had all the answers. What a great day!

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New Jersey
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We just wanted something a little different than another night of hanging out at the inn - so we hung out on a lovely sailboat instead. Captain Alex was substituting for Captain Paul. He was professional, thorough, and accommodating. The boat was roomy for the six of us. For five people without much experience on a boat, just a great... More 

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CaptPaulFS, Owner at FantaSea Sailing, responded to this review

Thanks Saramankoski... I am so happy that you had a great time aboard s/v Panacea. She is such a special vessel and we make sure she is comfy, clean and ready to go as you board. I wish I could have been there, but things happen now and then and I look forward to your next visit when we can... More 

Kansas City, Missouri
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

We loved that it was just our family on the boat ride. Capt. Paul couldn't be there so we had a back up, Capt. Alex, who was great. Great way to see Ft. Myers!

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CaptPaulFS, Owner at FantaSea Sailing, responded to this review

I'm so glad you enjoyed sailing with Capt. Alex. He is a great relief captain and is appreciated. We look forward to your next visit and thank you for sharing your experience here on Trip Adviser. You are what makes us look good... See you on the dock... Capt. Paul West s/v Panacea FantaSea Sailing More 

Dunnellon, Florida
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

My daughter in law, grandson and myself took a long weekend trip to visit my son in Fort Myers. So we wanted to do something we have never done but wanted to do... So we booked the sailing half day trip. It was more than I ever expected sailing to be. Havering Alex for our captain was perfect! He was... More 

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CaptPaulFS, Owner at FantaSea Sailing, responded to this review

That's what we like to hear. It is always a pleasure to share our neck of the sea with our guests and have them appreciate all the hard work it takes to make your day simple and relaxing. Remember our moto: "You call as a client, board as a friend and leave as family." We are in hopes to see... More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

Captain Alex took good care of us on our 4 hour charter...time flew by. We had a wonderful time. I would highly recommend!!!

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CaptPaulFS, Owner at FantaSea Sailing, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind recommendation. I'm glad you enjoyed your time aboard s/v Panacea with Capt. Alex. We look forward to your return. See you on the dock... Capt. Paul West s/v Panacea More 

Valparaiso, Indiana
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

On our last evening in Fort Myers Beach we were able to book a sunset sail with Capt. Paul and Capt. Alex. The ship is beautiful and we were able to sit outside on the deck with the wind in our faces and the sunset on the horizon. Capt. Paul is a great host and told us lots about his... More 

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CaptPaulFS, Owner at FantaSea Sailing, responded to this review

Wow! We like being the highlight of your week. We do look forward to you coming back and playing with you again. I'll continue to pamper s/v Panacea for you, keeping her clean nice and pretty. Thanks! Capt. Paul West s/v Panacea More 

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Reviewed 26 March 2017

Went on the sunset cruise; a great experience. A truly beautiful boat, if you enjoy sailing, this is the one to go on. Captain Paul and Alex are extremely knowledgeable and experienced. You can tell Captain Paul enjoys sailing and his fondness of his boat. I'll be back next year!

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CaptPaulFS, Owner at FantaSea Sailing, responded to this review

Ahhh Jerry H: Thanks for the kind words. You are always welcome on s/v Panacea. We look forward to getting our knees under the same table again. Sail on my friend... Sail on. Capt. Paul West s/v Panacea More 

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