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The History of Sailing in Destin Part One

Before we understand the history of Sailing In Destin, we should with some general history of the area. The history of Destin goes back as early as the seventh century A.D.  It was during this time that American Indians first populated the area. Afterwards, in 1538, Spanish explorers examined the expanse. Finally, in 1693, the first map was developed of the East Pass and its shores by Don Francisco Tapia. Destin’s immediate history dates back to 1845...

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