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American Rover Sailing Cruises

333 Waterside Dr, Norfolk, VA 23510-3202
+1 757-627-7245
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Sunset, Song and Sail

My wife and I had a wonderful time on the "Red Sails and Ales" Cruise. The songs and mellow guitar... read more

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Reviewed yesterday
Rocky1958
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Chesapeake, Virginia
A Roving good time

This was a surprise date for my wife. She was surprised. It was a beautiful night though very... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago
Thomas D
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Set Sail with the friendly and experienced crew of this 125 passengerSailing Schooner. Offering Daytime and Sunset harbor cruises under sailon the smooth waters of the Elizabeth River and the Port of Virginia.Help hoist the sails, take a turn at the helm, or just relax as the captain points out the sights of the historic Norfolk Harbor. Sunset cruises feature live entertainment. This elegant ship with her distinctive red sails is Coast Guard inspected for safety. Comfortable seating is available on the shaded upper deck and in our air-conditioned below deck area with ship store, bar and rest rooms. Popular for families, weddings, field trips,group outings and company parties since 1986. Cruises depart Waterside Marina in Downtown Norfolk. Sailing Mid April through Late October (Call or go online for Spring and Fall Daytime and Sunset Schedule)Summer Season (June – August) Cruises Depart Every day except Monday2 Hour Harbor Cruise 1:30pm (Adults $20, Children $12) 2 Hour SunsetCruise 7pm ($25 Adults, $15 Children). Special Moonlight Cruises and Themed Events – Inquire for more info.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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333 Waterside Dr, Norfolk, VA 23510-3202
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Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I had a wonderful time on the "Red Sails and Ales" Cruise. The songs and mellow guitar Tunes of Steve Forss made the night that much more enjoyable. We will get back!!!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a surprise date for my wife. She was surprised. It was a beautiful night though very little wind. She enjoyed the service of the mates and a nice red wine. I have been up and down that waterway for 30 years, but it...More

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amrover, Manager at American Rover Sailing Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for sailing with us!

Reviewed 6 days ago

Wonderful experience, beautiful boat, loved the narration in the first half and music in the second half.

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amrover, Manager at American Rover Sailing Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for sailing with us!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our trip to Virginia Beach included The "hands on" American Rover cruise with our adult children and 5 grandchildren ages 4 to 9. We all enjoyed this trip a lot. The Captain was very informative and very good with the kids. The crew was great!!...More

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amrover, Manager at American Rover Sailing Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Great review - thanks for sailing with us!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Not too crowded, plenty of shade. Kind of nice to sail around on wind power but I didn't realize how slowly we would move. Crew was all very nice about answering questions and letting us take photos.

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amrover, Manager at American Rover Sailing Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful suunset cruise. Great to see & hear about harbor from a different perspective. Sails unfurled but motored our way tour.For sunset cruise, Bring a sweater for those that get cold quickly.

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amrover, Manager at American Rover Sailing Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for joining us!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second time we have been on a Sunset Cruise on board the American Rover and we have enjoyed it so much. This time, I bought the tickets as a gift for my friend's birthday. The sailing is bautiful, especially when it is...More

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amrover, Manager at American Rover Sailing Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely beautiful experience.. extremely relaxing.. loved the music and the fact that we all learned some interesting facts... we took our friend, who is a WWII Veteran, he was also a hit on the boat.. we have also recommended this tour to many friends..

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amrover, Manager at American Rover Sailing Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for sailing with us!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With 4 teenagers, it's hard to find anything that interests them besides their phones or Dunkin' Donuts, but I'm always determined to try. We love pirates and the first day of vacation is usually spent recovering from driving/traveling, but I hate to have it be...More

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amrover, Manager at American Rover Sailing Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great review! Thanks for sailing with us!

Reviewed 1 week ago

The sunset cruise was very informative, relaxing, and well worth going. Will be going again and bringing the family.

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amrover, Manager at American Rover Sailing Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Look forward to seeing you the next time - thanks for sailing with us!

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