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North Star Sailing Charters

2250 Jones Park Drive, Gulfport, MS 39501
+1 228-617-8057
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Excellent Sailing Experience!

My family and I took a trip with Captain Jim out of Gulfport into the sound and back. My parents... read more

Reviewed yesterday
shaun s
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Wonderful time!

My 13 yo daughter with autism and I took a sailing trip with North Star Charters. Was wonderful for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Becky J
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Set sail on the beautiful Mississippi Sound and Gulf of Mexico with a private charter for up to 6 passengers aboard Kashmir a 2006 40' Catalina Sailboat. Feel the gulf breeze blowing through your hair and the mist in your face as you embark on a nautical day of fun on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Captain Jim will ensure your safety and comfort so you can relax and enjoy the magnificent view of the Mississippi coastline, barrier islands and marine life at its best on North Star Sailing Charters. Looking for something new and exciting to do? Check out our Charter Packages! We offer Day Charters, Sunset and Moonlight Cruises, Dinner Cruises, Half Day and Full Day Charters for your Gulf Coast Vacation. We are also an ASA Sailing Academy offering ASA Certified sailing courses. Romantic or Family Dinner cruises offer amazing meals catered from the Half Shell Oyster House of Gulfport. All of our Charters and Sailing Lessons are private and fully customizable. We do not have set departure times as we prefer to customize to meet your schedule and individual needs. We sail out of the Gulfport Small Craft Harbor in Gulfport, MS. If you're visiting Gulfport, Biloxi or anywhere on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and looking for a great day on the water or if you're interested in learning how to sail, come join us at North Star Sailing Charters!
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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2250 Jones Park Drive, Gulfport, MS 39501
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Reviewed yesterday

My family and I took a trip with Captain Jim out of Gulfport into the sound and back. My parents, wife, two daughters and myself had a great time learning from the Captain about the area, the wildlife and sailing. My oldest daughter, now 6,...More

Thank shaun s
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Jim K, Owner at North Star Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded today

Glad you all enjoyed your time. Sorry the weather wasn't a little better for us.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My 13 yo daughter with autism and I took a sailing trip with North Star Charters. Was wonderful for us! Jim is informative and kind and we had a great experience.

Thank Becky J
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Jim K, Owner at North Star Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed sailing with you and glad that we saw some dolphins. I hope Nova can look back at the trip with good memories.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing time with Captain Jim! He did a great job at making us feel welcome on his boat and showing us around the Gulfport area.

Thank Darcie B
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Jim K, Owner at North Star Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed sailing with both of you. Glad you got to see a lot of dolphins. Sorry about that turn in the weather at the very end. Hope you guys can come back in October with your family.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing time. The kids were able to steer the boat and loved it. I would definitely recommend this cruise and will be sure to go again next time we’re in Gulfport!!

Thank Kathryn H
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Jim K, Owner at North Star Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It was my pleasure to sail with all of you. I think the kids had a good time driving and exploring the boat. Glad you and Jana got to relax up at the bow for a few hours with all of those dolphins.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Captain Jim really gives you great instruction and is very reasonably priced for what he offers. He is very passionate about what he does and it shows in how he teaches and really wants you to understand everything about sailing. He is also a great...More

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Jim K, Owner at North Star Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed your course. Thank you for the kind words.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The hubs and I have a goal to visit all 50 states together and our most recent adventure was a roadtrip from Charleston, SC to New Orleans, LA. We were looking for something unique and fun to do in Mississippi along the route, and in...More

Thank Allison S
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Jim K, Owner at North Star Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

I enjoyed sailing and talking with you guys. Glad you had an enjoyable sailing trip and glad we found some dolphins for you to see.

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

My wife and I were treated to a sunset dinner charter cruise by our children as a birthday gift. Neither one of us had ever been on a sailboat before but we were vacationing for a week in Gulfport, MS, and thought this sounded like...More

Thank dpenrose
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Jim K, Owner at North Star Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thank you for those kind words. I enjoyed sailing with you guys and very happy that you had a memorable trip.

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Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

We visited the Mississippi Gulf Coast for our 4th of July vacation this year. The highlight of our trip was sailing with Captain Jim King aboard his beautiful sloop Kashmir. Leaving Gulfport Harbor a little more than an hour before sunset we sailed out through...More

Thank Paulette B
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Jim K, Owner at North Star Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2018

Thank you for that excellent review. I enjoyed sailing with you guys and hope to sail with you again.

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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Thank you so much for the great time! Would recommend Captain Jim and Northstar Sailing to everyone! None of us had been on a boat out on the ocean before. This was the most relaxing part of our vacation! Super nice, friendly and did I...More

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Jim K, Owner at North Star Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Glad you ladies had a nice time.

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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

We had a great time sailing this week. Jim was great to squeeze us into his busy schedule. He was a great host. My boys loved getting to steer the boat! I would definantly recommend sailing with him to anyone visiting the area.

Thank KRH18
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Jim K, Owner at North Star Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2018

I enjoyed meeting and sailing with you and your family. Glad you guys had a good time.

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scubawomen
24 May 2018|
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Response from Jim K | Property representative |
Give me a call and we can discuss dates and availability. 228-617-8057. Cheers, Jim King
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Mark M
23 May 2018|
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Response from Jim K | Property representative |
Why would you ask me that question? I take people out sailing. Please let me know if you have any questions about sailing.
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Amylynn2010
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Response from Jim K | Property representative |
Regular 2.5-hour charter is $190 for two and you can bring your own food/drinks if you like...lots of room for a cooler. 2.5-hour Dinner Charter costs $225 for two plus the cost of the meals catered from the Half Shell... More
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