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Captain Pam’s Favorite Things to Do in Destin

Destin is one of the most beautiful and unique places on the Emerald Coast. When you visit our area, there is no doubt that it is a one-of-a-kind place. Even the locals can't get enough of the Emerald Waters and White Sugar Sand Beaches. Paradise is the best way we know to describe the beauty we see here every day. Our sailing tours sail year-round. While we want you to join us on a...

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Booking End of Summer Sailing Charters

Smile N Wave Sailing Adventures wants to thank everyone who joined us for the Summer 2018 Season. You guys make what we do a success, and we appreciate you. We are still sailing and booking End of Summer Sailing Charters. So whether it's a special occasion or you want to spend some time with your loved ones, we can make memories happen during our sailing tours. We have fun with the whole family. Sailing...

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Summertime Snorkeling Tours

Are you looking for a Snorkeling Adventure in Destin? Our Snorkeling Tour offers fun in the sun for the entire family. Summertime is here, and the water is nice and warm. Destin is our tropical Paradise on The Emerald Coast. The Gulf of Mexico is evident with the prettiest shades of blue and emerald. It is easy to spot our aquatic life in these conditions. Now is the perfect time to book your snorkeling...

Spring Break Snorkeling Tours

Spring Break is almost here! In beautiful and sunny Destin, Florida, we are gearing up for a busy season. It is time for tourists and vacationers to visit our area to find some much-needed rest, relaxation, and fun. Smile N Wave Sailing Adventures has the best snorkeling tours in Destin. During early Spring and Summer, the weather is perfect. Our Emerald waters and soft white sand make this one of the most popular vacation...

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Snorkeling Adventures in Destin Florida

Smile N Wave Sailing Adventures loves to entertain your family and friends aboard our sailing catamaran. The Gulf waters of the Emerald Coast are the perfect place to view amazing sea life and fascinating creatures in their natural habitat. But, if you have never snorkeled the waters of Destin, Florida, you are missing a genuinely excellent experience. Snorkeling aboard our sailboat will be a memorable time at sea. Snorkeling does not require a lot...

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Sail With Smile N Wave

Sail with Smile N Wave in beautiful Destin, Florida, and experience paradise. Summertime has been an exciting time here on the Emerald Coast. As people from all over the world arrive, they are looking for an adventure. A sailing charter gives you a gorgeous view of our area that you will miss if you stay on the shore. During your sailing adventure, you will have the chance to view our coastal wildlife in its...

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Book a Sailing Charter for Spring Break 2017

What makes Destin so gorgeous? This blog will discuss what makes Destin so unique and some of the natural landscapes you will be sure to enjoy while vacationing in Destin. The Emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico are the clearest at this time of year. Now is the perfect time to book your sailing charter in Destin, Florida. Starting in Spring and ending in Fall, the waters remain a beautiful mixture of blue-green...

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A Sailboat Tour for Lovers in Paradise

"Lovers in Paradise" isn't just a Hollywood movie or romance novel. It's life for lovers here on Destin, Florida's white sands and emerald waters. Come along for a tour of our sailing catamaran to taste life and love on the Emerald Coast. The weather is superb with cool mornings and sunny, warm afternoons, gorgeous sunsets, and beautiful moonlit views over the Gulf of Mexico. You really can sail off into the sunset aboard Captain...

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Book Your Sailing Charters for Spring Break Now

There is diversity for all to enjoy between the Harborwalk Village shopping and good eats to partying on Crab Island. One of the area's highlights, of course, is the beautiful beaches and water. Sailing is one of the best ways to relax, experience the Gulf of Mexico, and take in all the beauty of our surroundings, and Captain Pam hosts special sailing tours on the Gulf of Mexico. Smile N Wave Sailing Adventures invites...

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Dolphins of Destin

Sailing the beautiful open waters of the Emerald Coast of Destin, which includes the Gulf of Mexico and Choctawhatchee Bay, is an experience like no other. No matter what time of year, the waters are majestic. We have many aquatic wonders in our area—sea turtles, dolphins, beautiful fish, and several types of birds. We offer tours that will put you face to face with some of these fantastic creatures. Dolphins are incredible sea mammals...

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Sea Turtle Migration

If you live in Florida, you have seen a sea turtle at some point. Did you know that we have five distinct species of Sea Turtles that inhabit our waters during certain months of the year? We have two types of nesting turtles here: the loggerhead, which is the most common. We also have the less common leatherback. There may be as many as 50,000 sea turtles here during the summer months. Sea Turtles...

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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 missing a peaceful and energizing experience. Imagine you are on a sailboat in the Gulf, with the moon glistening off the water as you take in all the beauty around you. Sounds too good to be...

Weddings at Sea

Wedding At Sea

It 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? Exchanging nuptials on the beautiful waters of Destin is a dream come true. Beach weddings are growing in popularity, yet how many people leave the shore to say their "I dos" in a boat? Just imagine the breeze blowing in your hair, the water rippling as...

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October Romance

October brings excellent 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 manageable Fall temperatures. It is the perfect time to get close to your special someone and create the most beautiful memories to cherish for years to come. If you have come to Destin on your honeymoon, sailing...

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The History Of Sailing In Destin Part Two

When we spoke with author and historian H.C. "Hank" Klein, we learned that Leonard Destin settled in Destin in 1852. He shared about well smacks that were sloop-rigged fishing vessels used before the invention of artificial ice. Mr. Klein's wife, the Marlers, were the second family to settle here. Olin Marler had the largest fishing fleet in the area during early history. In our research for this blog post, We learned that Sailing In...

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The History of Sailing in Destin Part One

Before we understand the history of Sailing In Destin, we should start 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. Afterward, 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...

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