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Chances R Sailing Excursions

6 Simcoe St | Barrie City dock, Barrie, Ontario L4M 1A1, Canada
+1 249-877-3100
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Great entertainment

Captain Phil is a qualified skilled sailor with a quick wit. The two hours fly by in peaceful and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mary B
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Relaxing Ride

Captain Phil took us on a relaxing tour. Sailing was a new experience for our group so we learned a... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
hollybills
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Trenton, New Jersey
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Chances R awaits your arrival! Sailing three times a day for periods of over 2 and a half hours each gives each passenger a great sailing experience. Come join us for a fun time we will be glad to have you aboard. Visit our Facebook page and website or call for more informationregarding wedding packages
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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6 Simcoe St | Barrie City dock, Barrie, Ontario L4M 1A1, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Captain Phil is a qualified skilled sailor with a quick wit. The two hours fly by in peaceful and beautiful surroundings. You can rent out his boat for any occasion privately. Although it seats up to 8, it would be fairly tight quarters. We went...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Captain Phil took us on a relaxing tour. Sailing was a new experience for our group so we learned a lot. The boat was perfect. Overall one of the highlights of our trip.

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Philip P, Owner at Chances R Sailing Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2018

Pleasure to have you aboard cheers

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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Left the docks with the sun shining but a rain storm quickly followed us. Capt Phil took us over to the south shore in the hopes of avoiding the rain with no luck. We continued through the rain shower until the sun came out again....More

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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

The ride was peaceful and quiet and overall the boat is very well maintained and it was a beautiful day. Sadly since there was little wind the trip was sadly cut short by the captain which we weren't so happy about, as the payment was...More

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Philip P, Owner at Chances R Sailing Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

It is rare not to have wind in Kempenfelt. Bay. I apologise we were in 15 min before the 2 hour time period i set aside for sailing due to running the engine Most often Im over 2 hours under sail . Difficult to be...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We had excellent experience on this 38' Hunter sailboat. The weather cooperated and was just right for being lazy on a quiet sailboat. Captain Phill was extremely friendly and easy to talk to, he has some great stories. We will definitely book another trip with...More

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Philip P, Owner at Chances R Sailing Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Thank you and look forward to sailing with you again .cheers ...

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Reviewed 7 July 2017

This was my first time in Barrie and I was surprised at how beautiful the water was. The boat is very spacious and Phil took care of everything. Very enjoyable ride and the weather was perfect! Will definitely be back

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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent trip!I'll be back to do it again before the summer is out Brought my sister from England and my teenage son I sat up front the whole time and enjoyed the liberating ride Some might enjoy the safer seating in traditional chairs at back...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2017

We had an excellent time aboard the beautiful 38' Hunter. Captain Phil was extremely friendly. I hope to be able to sail again with him soon. Thanks! Scott Panek

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Philip P, Owner at Chances R Sailing Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Ahoy pleasure to have you aboard. Cheers.

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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed the boat ride so much! I had a blast! It was my first sailboat ride. If. Go to the front of the boat... You should hold on and enjoy it! The Captain was extremely nice! Im so glad my gf booked this little...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I was fortunate to receive a birthday gift (great idea) for a cruise with Captain Phil. Chances R is a beautiful, comfortable and well maintained boat which Phil handles with ease and confidence. Even when we were sailing at a good clip we all (children...More

Thank Paul M
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