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Now and Zen Sailing Charters

4234 Lakeside Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32210-3306
+1 904-803-8843
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Celebrating #29 Anniversary!!!

Sailing with Captain Mike and Deana was heavenly. All we had to do was sit back and enjoy the view... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Rocc18
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Evening sail on the St. John's River

We invited our son and his family along, and we all had a great time. Ralph and Leslie are... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
Craig G
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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 12 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
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.

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
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

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

Thank julieroadhouse
Now-and-Zen-Sailing, General Manager at Now and Zen Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

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

Reviewed 27 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
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

Reviewed 2 March 2017

One of the best experiences I've ever had! Captains Mike and Deana were incredible hosts. Their boat was beautiful, clean, and more than accommodating. We had a beautiful morning/afternoon sail. I did not want the day to end. I would highly recommend their services to...More

Thank Ashley P
Now-and-Zen-Sailing, Owner at Now and Zen Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2017

Thanks for the glowing review! I am glade to hear the Capts Mike and Deana took such great care of you. Hope to see again aboard one of our catamarans again soon. ~ Ralph

Reviewed 3 January 2017

Ralph and Leslie are a top notch team that smooth sailed our happy crew through downtown Jacksonville on the Saint John's River in front of thousands of revelers on the shore singing along with us as we showered them with Beatles songs while we rode...More

Thank Gina M
Now-and-Zen-Sailing, Owner at Now and Zen Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2017

Thanks Gina, It was a BLAST!

Reviewed 3 October 2016

We sailed on the Now and Zen from September 19-21. What an incredible, one of a kind experience. The catamaran charter alone, we rate as a ten. The itinerary, the first class, elegantly prepared cuisine rivals any restaurant in Jacksonville. Leslie and Ralph work in...More

Thank Iwillbeback65
Now-and-Zen-Sailing, General Manager at Now and Zen Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2016

Thanks Diane and Dave for a such a rave review. You know it takes a beautiful person to know a beautiful person.

Reviewed 15 August 2016

This 4 hr cruise was the highlight of our "girls" trip to Amelia Island! The boat was beautiful and very well appointed! Ralph and Leslie were the perfect hosts!!! Knowledgeable and friendly, they were engaging and interactive with us but also gave us space to...More

Thank schuhle5
Now-and-Zen-Sailing, General Manager at Now and Zen Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2016

Thanks for the stellar review!! Hope to see again sometime soon; when we are in the Bahamas this winter.

Reviewed 13 August 2016

Absolutely fantastic experience! We had a "girls" (all in our 40's) sailing trip for 4 hours out of Fernandina Beach and had so much fun from start to finish! The boat was outstanding - beautiful and had every comfort we needed - and the senery...More

Thank Kelly V
Now-and-Zen-Sailing, General Manager at Now and Zen Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2016

Thanks for the great review. We hope to see you next year too!

Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Had a great cruise with Leslie and Ralph! Would highly reccomend them, very knowledgeable about the area, pointing out landmarks, dolphins swimming along side the boat, and just enjoying the breeze and the water! 4 hours just didn't seem long enough!

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Now-and-Zen-Sailing, General Manager at Now and Zen Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2016

Thanks for the wonderful review. The only thing better that 4 hour sailing cruise is a 5 hr sailing cruise.

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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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