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Luxury Two Hour Sail on a Private Yacht

New Orleans, United States

Experience hosted by Doug

2 hours
Includes food, drinks, equipment
Up to 6 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Just 10 short miles from the French Quarter, you can explore the Lake Side of New Orleans on a private sail aboard a luxurious 47' Beneteau sailing yacht.

This is a private 2 hour sailing experience for up to 6 people. Your group will be the only ones onboard besides Captain Doug and possibly a first mate, if needed. A minimum of 2 tickets must be purchased for us to sail. If you are solo and wish to sail, please purchase 2 tickets. Give us a call at 504.910.7245

Once onboard guests receive complimentary white wine, local craft beer, water, sodas, and light snacks. After a safety briefing, enjoy a 2 hour relaxing sail on the southern side of Lake Pontchartrain, where you may spot a brown pelican & see the longest bridge in the world over water. There's plenty of room to move about and relax comfortably in the sun or under the shaded canopy. Listen to the music you love through our awesome sound system.
Master Captain Doug is happy to give you time at the wheel and teach you a few things. All proper safety equipment & clean restrooms onboard.

Captain Doug is a native New Orleanian who loves to share his sailboat with visitors looking for a local experience on the water. Our goal is to make your New Orleans Yacht Experience an escape from the ordinary, and show you that there is more to NOLA than just Bourbon Street & the French Quarter! Sail on!
Just 10 short miles from the French Quarter, you can explore the Lake Side of New Orleans on a private sail aboard a luxurious 47' Beneteau sailing yacht.

This is a private 2 hour sailing experience for up to 6 people. Your group will be the only ones onboard besides Captain Doug and possibly a first mate, if needed. A minimum of 2 tickets must be purchased for us to sail. If you are solo and wish to sail, please purchase 2 ticke…

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What's included

  • Food
    Pre-packaged snacks: Zapp's chips and popcorn
  • Drinks
    Local craft beer, white wine, sodas, and water
  • Equipment
    Life jackets of all sizes are onboard, along with blankets for those cooler...
From $250
/person
Wed., Apr. 21
$250 per person
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
$250 per person
Wed., Apr. 21
$250 per person
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
$250 per person
Thu., Apr. 22
$250 per person
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
$250 per person

Meet your host, Doug

Host on Airbnb since 2016
  • 51 Reviews
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Captain Doug holds a U.S. Coast Guard Master Captain’s License with over 35 years of sailing experience. He has been cruising and racing sailboats throughout the US as well as the Caribbean since he was 7 years old. Doug loves sharing the experience of sailing with others. His goal is to make sure his passengers are safe and have an amazing experience they’ll never forget. Give us a call at 504-910-7245.
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Where you'll be

Located just 10 miles from the French Quarter, you'll sail on expansive & historic Lake Pontchartrain.
MON THRU THURS: You will meet the boat behind The Blue Crab Restaurant (7900 Lakeshore Drive, Nola).

FRI, SAT & SUN: You will meet the boat behind Landry's Restaurant, which is just next door to the Blue Crab. To get to Landry's dock walk underneath the restaurant through the tunnel.
Joseph
March 2021
Captain Doug was very nice and accommodating. His experience made our time on the water that much better. The yacht was perfect. I will definitely be booking another trip with Captain Doug!
Melanie
February 2021
Doug was amazing! The boat was beautiful and comfortable. He is very knowledgeable of the area. We felt very comfortable and my boyfriend really enjoyed talking with him and learning about sailing. Would do this again!
Kendall
November 2020
Sailing with Doug was a phenomenal experience. He made sure I was comfortable the entire time and got the best out of the experience! I definitely recommend watching the sunset on his wonderful yacht.
Thomas
November 2020
This was a true experience, we had a phenomenal time on the water. Doug had the whole sail expertly planned, from timing the sunset to pointing out some sights along the way it felt very special the entire time. Even the boat soundsystem and the yacht rock selection was awesome. We hope to sail again when we're back in New Orleans!
This was a true experience, we had a phenomenal time on the water. Doug had the whole sail expertly planned, from timing the sunset to pointing out some sights along the way it fel…
Khalia
March 2020
This experience was absolutely relaxing and memorable! It was my first time on a yacht and Doug and Morgan were awesome! I can't wait to visit again and to be sure to include another relaxing ride at sunset
Ben
March 2020
Doug & Rena are the absolute best. Perfect mix of professional and friendly to the point that my fiancé and I wanted to hang out with them after sailing. Couldn’t have been happier about our experience with them and their lovely yacht. The sailing was awesome and well worth it (even on a “bad” weather day) We’ll definitely contact them in the future!
Doug & Rena are the absolute best. Perfect mix of professional and friendly to the point that my fiancé and I wanted to hang out with them after sailing. Couldn’t have been happier…

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  • Wed., Apr. 21
    11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    $250 per person
  • Wed., Apr. 21
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    $250 per person
  • Thu., Apr. 22
    11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    $250 per person
  • Fri., Apr. 23
    11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    $250 per person
  • Sun., Apr. 25
    11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    $250 per person
  • Wed., Apr. 28
    11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    $250 per person
  • Wed., Apr. 28
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    $250 per person
  • Thu., Apr. 29
    11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    $250 per person

Activity advisory

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Please note outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests of all ages can attend.

What to bring

sunglasses, sunscreen, a jacket on cooler days

Please wear comfortable non-marking soles (no high heels, dress shoes, or boots)