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Now and Zen Sailing Charters

4234 Lakeside Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32210-3306
+1 904-803-8843
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So much fun and very relaxing

Ralph and Leslie were so kind and hospitable! They were so much fun to sail with and were very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Natalie K
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BIRTHDAY FUN ON THE RIVER

We had a party of five adults and celebrated my husband's birthday on Now and Zen with Ralph and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
amycceeds
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Jacksonville, Florida
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Now and Zen sailing charters offers private dinner cruises, luxury boat tours, sunset sails, private river cruises, day sailboat rentals and overnight or week sailing vacations on the ocean, the St Johns river and around Cumberland Island, on a luxury 42 ft catamaran for up to 12 people from Jacksonville Florida. Captain and crew, and private gourmet dinners available. Charter this yacht overnight, for a weekend or a week for an adventure to explore the islands and coastal waterways around Jacksonville, Amelia Island, Cumberland Island and Jekyll and St Simons Islands. The Jacksonville location is only 45 minutes from St Augustine and Amelia Island.
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4234 Lakeside Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32210-3306
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ralph and Leslie were so kind and hospitable! They were so much fun to sail with and were very welcoming and informative. It was such a fun time being out on the water and their catamaran is incredible!( fully stocked with everything you need.) More...More

Thank Natalie K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a party of five adults and celebrated my husband's birthday on Now and Zen with Ralph and Leslie. We had a great time! It was both fun and relaxing. It was sunny the first two hours and we skirted a thunderstorm the last...More

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

We loved our cruise. Beautiful catamaran, great captain, and lots of good information about the area. Thank you! Thinking of doing an overnight next time.

Thank Diane S
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We just want to thank Mike and Dena for a wonderful sail through Jacksonville's downtown it was beautiful we had a chance to see how beautiful our city was from a different point of view. They were a pleasure to travel with we will definitely...More

2  Thank Tawanna D
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Everyone had such an incredible evening sailing on the river!! Ralph and the crew at Now and Zen, were the best!! I can't wait to schedule this trip again :)

Thank Michelle E
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Family and friends helped us celebrate in a spectacular way by sailing into the sunset and around our beautiful city on the Now and Zen. There is nothing like the sights and sounds from the trampoline of this beautiful catamaran. This is an experience everyone...More

Thank mariereeder
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Sailing with Captain Mike and Deana was heavenly. All we had to do was sit back and enjoy the view and eat and eat and eat... The Catamaran was very clean and just divine. Captain Mike is an expert at what he does and sailing...More

Thank Rocc18
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Now-and-Zen-Sailing, Owner at Now and Zen Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Glad to hear you had such a great time! That's why we are here. Hope to see again some time soon.

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Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We invited our son and his family along, and we all had a great time. Ralph and Leslie are terrific. We enjoyed meeting and visiting with them as much as relaxing and enjoying the evening. If anyone enjoyed it more than we did (not possible)...More

Thank Craig G
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Now-and-Zen-Sailing, General Manager at Now and Zen Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Hi Craig, Thanks for great review. It was pleasure having you on board. We look forward to having sail with us again soon. Maybe in the Bahamas.~ Ralph

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Reviewed 11 June 2017

A sailboat ride was on my bucket list and this experience was everything I thought it would be. Beautiful, clean, and comfortable boat, fantastic crew, and perfect weather. Watching the moon come up and sailing along the river in the dark was the highlight. Highly...More

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Now-and-Zen-Sailing, General Manager at Now and Zen Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thanks Julie, It was a pleasure having you on board. We look forward to seeing you and Butch again soon.

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Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

4 hour Sunset Sail, was without a doubt a fantastic experience! Mike and Deana were the perfect hosts and enjoyed hearing their sailing adventures. The Catamaran was beautiful, clean. We enjoyed dinner as well. So wonderful to put those sails up and enjoy the beauty...More

Thank mercy d
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Now-and-Zen-Sailing, General Manager at Now and Zen Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Glade to hear Capts Mike and Deana took great care of you. Hope to see you again on board some time soon

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Rose-Marie F. S
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Response from Now-and-Zen-Sailing | Property representative |
Hi Thanks for asking. Our rates are detailed here: Low Season Rates: Fall, Winter, and Spring $400 for 4 hours ($450 on weekends) for up to 4 people, plus $50 per additional person up to 12 guests total, or; $700 for 7... More
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