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Delaune Sailing Charters

1298 Madison St, East end of Madison St. , Prieto Marina, Mandeville, LA 70448-6000
+1 504-458-1013
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What a picture perfect day!

My husband, brother, sis-in-law and myself spent the afternoon sailing with Captain Rick. The boat... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
Sharon S
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Durango, CO
Day Sailing Trip

We sailed with Captain Rick with a total of three couples, all in our sixties. The weather was... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
roberthorton99
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Covington, Louisiana
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Delaune Sailing Charters, Inc. provides, Day and Sunset Charters and Sailing Lessons. Our Trips are custom catered to our clients. This activity is by appointment only. Smooth Sailing, Capt. Rick
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 07:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1298 Madison St, East end of Madison St. , Prieto Marina, Mandeville, LA 70448-6000
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

My husband, brother, sis-in-law and myself spent the afternoon sailing with Captain Rick. The boat was exceptional, the weather perfect and Captain Rick took amazing care of us! We saw osprey, alligators, pelicans and birds of all kinds! It was also the blessing of the...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

We sailed with Captain Rick with a total of three couples, all in our sixties. The weather was perfect, the boat was fantastic and the captain was excellent. He provided snacks and refreshments and allowed those who wished to steer the vessel. Rick is old...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Went sailing today with my wife and two other couples utilizing Delaunay Sailing Charters. Captain Rick was very accommodating and the furnished food and drinks were excellent. It was fun sailing on the lake. I would highly recommend this good time to anyone. We will...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

This was my first time going sailing but it surely will not be my last! Sailing with Rick was such a wonderful experience. We enjoyed his getting to know him and hear about his knowledge of sailing. Rick made us feel like we were old...More

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Reviewed 25 November 2017

One of the surprisingly few sailing charters on Lake Pontchartrain; a 42' Hunter berthed in the Mandeville Prieto marina near the Pontchartrain Yacht club. Capt. Rick is a very experienced sailor, knowledgeable boat builder and a patient teacher for the novice sailor. A good person...More

1  Thank Brsbo-main
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

Thank you Rick, it was great meeting you and your wife! I so enjoyed my sailing class on your Hunter 42. You have developed an amazing way to quickly get your students up to speed to handle their new sailing experience. You answered all my...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

What an experience! Jeff and I were given the royal treatment during our afternoon, sunset sail. Rick was excited to give us a fun filled afternoon and he didn't disappoint. Although we've both sailed on the Columbia and Willamette Rivers, he gave us a unique...More

Thank morrisjb
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

My husband wanted sailing lessons for his birthday so I signed us up for lessons with Rick Delaune. We had an amazing time! He was very friendly and taught us a lot about sailing. I would definitely recommend him to anyone wanting lessons!

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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Rick is very knowlegable and a great teacher...i knew nothing about sailing before but feel i have a pretty good grasp on the basics after today. Would highly recommend Rick to anyone visiting the area or locals who want to learn how to sail.

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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

While in town celebrating my uncle's 90th birthday, several of my cousins, and my husband and I hopped aboard Captain Rick's sailboat for a fun and relaxing afternoon of sunshine, good wine, a slight breezy wind, and good conversation. Sailing around the lake while catching...More

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The boat can carry up to 6 passengers. The price was around $380. So, divided by 3 for each couple, the price was $127. It is to your advantage to have up to three couples or six individuals as the price is the same for one... More
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