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Back Bay Sailing Adventures

5749 Bay La Launch Ave, Dock A, Orange Beach, AL 36561-4138
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Birthday Sunset Cruise for my Wife

Melanie and Howard were just great and made my wife’s significant birthday a lot of fun! The boat... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2018
VarkFred
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Daphne, Alabama
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Relax & Renew

My wife and I took the cruise on Saturday night and it was all we had hoped for. Melanie & Harold... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2017
JIm J
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Brandon, Mississippi
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Sailing with Back Bay Sailing Adventures is one of the top things to do in Orange Beach and Gulf Shores. We are true sailing experience. We sail our boats no motorsailing. Family fun for all ages. Back Bay Sailing Adventures is a fantastic way to spend the day sailing around on the beautiful serene bays of coastal Alabama. kick back relax, let the sounds of the wind in the sail relax you. Learn basic sailing techniques and take a turn on the helm.We have the most amazing sunsets and wildlife views on the island. Come joins us for a couple of hours or an all day adventure. S/V Arminda is a beautiful Cal 39 sailing yacht. The only way to spend your day. Sail Orange Beach and Perdido Key.
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Mar 5, 2018
“Birthday Sunset Cruise for my Wife”
Aug 14, 2017
“Relax & Renew”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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5749 Bay La Launch Ave, Dock A, Orange Beach, AL 36561-4138

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Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

Melanie and Howard were just great and made my wife’s significant birthday a lot of fun! The boat was great. The weather was great. The sunset was great. The snacks and companionship was great. Highly recommended!

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Melanie K, Owner at Back Bay Sailing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2018

Thanks so much for including bus on this special occasion. We had a wonderful time. Hope to see y'all again. Fair winds.

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Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I took the cruise on Saturday night and it was all we had hoped for. Melanie & Harold were attentive of our needs and were very engaging as we sailed the back bay waters. The wind was not always cooperative and they...More

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Backbaysailing, Owner at Back Bay Sailing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2017

Thanks so much for choosing to sail with us. It was great to meet y'all. I will pray to the wind gods next time. The day trip is a lot of fun. We can paddle board or kayak as well. Fair winds.

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Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for an adventure, look no further. We had a group of about 7 and got to take turns driving the boat, got to watch dolphins, and just got to chill and see the storms rolling in the distance. Would definitely recommend!!

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Backbaysailing, Owner at Back Bay Sailing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2017

Great fun on the water with you guys. Good luck in the upcoming school year.

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Reviewed August 9, 2017

Took my wife on surprise sunset sail for her birthday. We both enjoyed but my wife absolutely loved it. It will be hard to top this on her next birthday!

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Backbaysailing, Owner at Back Bay Sailing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2017

Lee and Tina it was a great honor to be able to celebrate this occasion with y'all. Thanks for choosing us for your sunset cruise. Wow, what a sunset it was. Hope we see ya soon. Fair winds. Capt. Harold Britt and Mel.

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Reviewed August 7, 2017

One of the best things I’ve ever done on a vacation. Melanie and Harold were the perfect hosts. It was a wonderful experience being able to spend an evening on the water and having the sailboat to ourselves. Great with our 9 year old, too!More

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Backbaysailing, Owner at Back Bay Sailing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2017

Hey Ken, Thanks so much for your review. It was a fun evening out on the water with your family. We love introducing new friends to our beautiful back bays of Orange Beach. Sunet Sailing around here is pretty magical. I'm glad we could share...More

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Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

Harold and Mel are absolutely wonderful. They share a love for sailing and it is so obvious when you go on an adventure with them. They are both knowledgeable, friendly and professional. This is a definite must do!!! I can't thank you two enough. I'm...More

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Backbaysailing, Owner at Back Bay Sailing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2017

What a beautiful day on the water. Harold and I love making new friends. We are grateful to have spent the time with you sailing. We really enjoyed meeting you. Looking forward to seeing you again. You did a great job at the helm. Fair...More

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Reviewed June 6, 2017

Sunset with the dolphins, wine, and local stories...Mel and Harold gave us the most adventurous sailing adventure! They live and breathe life on the Gulf Coast and share it openly with everyone who steps foot on the boat. You'll feel as if you were born...More

Thank Natalie T
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Backbaysailing, Owner at Back Bay Sailing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2017

It was a pleasure having you aboard and sailing the back bays of Orange Beach. You did a great job taking the helm . It was really fun day and yes I ordered that sunset just for you. Lol. Can't wait to see y'all again.

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Reviewed February 23, 2017 via mobile

Excellent time with Melanie & Harold. Very personable and easy to talk to, went out of their way to make us comfortable. Knowledge of the waters and the area was outstanding. As for the sights around Orange Beach ? I have travelled the world and...More

Thank Jude C
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Reviewed January 21, 2017

My hat is off to Captain Harold and Mel. They are so knoglable of sailing and marine life. My friends wanted to go sailing I was not to kin on it so I went out on a limb. Let me just say this was the...More

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Reviewed December 19, 2016

Wow what a wonderful trip! This amazing couple made everything absolutely perfect for my fiancé and I, and helped make all of the details so special for when he proposed by having champagne and snacks and filming the whole thing. Captain Harold and Mel taught...More

Thank Hillary M
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Backbaysailing, Owner at Back Bay Sailing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded December 20, 2016

Thanks for an amazing afternoon. We are very touched that you chose us to sail with on such a special day. Best wishes and many happy returns to Orange Beach. We are so lucky that we get to meet wonderful people like y'all and go...More

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We take up to 6 passengers and the prices depend on the cruise. Please visit our website at backbaysailing. any questions please call us @ 251-550-9774 Thank you
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