Blackfish Sailing Adventures, Victoria

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#46 of 75 in Outdoors in Victoria
Blackfish Sailing Adventures runs sailing tours on a luxury cruising yacht available for half-, full-, and overnight charters. This company is also an accredited sailing school and provides sailing and cruising courses for all levels, from beginner to advanced. Be sure to explore the website for details on all available options, including day sails and overnight charters and courses. Contact the operator directly with questions or to request booking. Put Blackfish Sailing Adventures into our Victoria tour itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Victoria.
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  • Really enjoyed the course and learned lots from Gary. Ran into some surprise gale conditions and he handled it smoothly, with just the right amount of intervention. Looking to continue my sail trainin...  more »
  • An awesome trip with lots of learning and fabulous sailing experiences. Great way to grow our confidence with stronger winds and get certification with VHF radio. Gary was a great captain with patienc...  more »
  • I took sailing lessons with Gary at Blackfish and I have nothing but compliments. He is an excellent teacher, his boat is in excellent upkeep and sailing with him was very enjoyable. I wouldn't hesita...  more »
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  • My husband and I just completed the 5 day live aboard Cruise and Learn with Gary as our instructor. The entire experience exceeded our expectations. The boat was very comfortable, clean and well equipped. The meals were well planned and you never went hungry. The course itself was a perfect mix of learning how to sail and relaxing in the sun with your fellow crew. There are shore excursions so that you can stretch your legs, and every anchorage offers spectacular views of the Pacific coast. Gary is a fantastic instructor with the perfect demeanour for teaching. He is patient, with a great sense of humour and a relaxed approach. As a result you feel comfortable and at home in your environment, even if you have never sailed before. I highly recommend that everyone reads the course materials in advance, regardless of experience. This will make your week far more enjoyable as you can concentrate on sailing and admiring the beauty and wonder of sailing, rather than focusing on an exam. For anyone who has ever wanted to learn how to sail - this is it. This is the experience you have been looking for. You will have incredible memories and a bucket list item checked off with one email to Blackfish Sailing. Do it - you will be so happy you did!
  • Gary is a great guy, knowledgeable, kind, and professional. I will be back for a training coarse Thank you Gary for the great day on the water! Even in November 👍👍
  • We had a great 4 day skippered charter with Gary. There was lots of room on the boat for 4 adults, and we had a great time learning about the Gulf Islands area and sailing. Gary is a great person to learn from and sail with! We all had a great experience!
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