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Moonlight Romance

Have you ever sat under a star-filled, moonlit sky with a breeze on your face watching the ocean waves lap onto the shore? If so, then you know how serene these moments can be. If not, you are truly missing out on a peaceful and energizing experience. Now imagine you are on a sailboat in the middle of the Gulf of Mexico, with the moon glistening off the water as you take in all...

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Wedding At Sea

This could be the most romantic thing you have ever done! Have you envisioned a wedding unlike anyone else’s? Have you ever thought about getting married at sea? Nuptials being spoken on the beautiful open waters of Destin, Florida is a dream come true. A Wedding To Remember Beach weddings are growing in popularity yet how many people actually leave the shore to say their “I dos” in a boat? Just imagine the breeze...

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October Romance

October brings great weather for Romantic Sailing Tours. It does not get any more romantic than our Sunset Tour in the Destin Fall weather. Come out to sail in comfort and romance with a gentle breeze and easy Fall temperatures. It is the perfect time to get close to your special someone and create the most beautiful and breathtaking memories to cherish for years to come. Romance In Destin If you have come to...

Smile N Wave Sailing Adventures - Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries, Volume 18, published 1899 – United States Fish Commission, pages 341-343

The History Of Sailing In Destin Part Two

While researching for our blog, we had the pleasure of meeting and speaking with several interesting people. We journeyed into Destin and met Mr. David A Krebs the owner of Ariel Seafood who generously shared information about his family’s history, the first family to invest in a commercial venture of Sailing In Destin. We also spoke with Kathy Blue, the director of Destin History and Fishing Museum.     Whether you are a local...

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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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