Key West Sailing Adventure Customer References
We stayed aboard the Moondance and the Wildthing with the Hauck family on Easter weekend. I just wanted to let you know that we had a great time. The staff was great. We had Nancy and Capt. Alan on our boat, and they’re some of the most interesting people I’ve ever met. They had so many great stories! Nancy brought Tiny Beauty, too, who was the cutest thing in her homemade clothes!! Susan showed us around the boat and helped us settle in and made us feel welcome.
Unfortunately it was too windy to snorkel, but we were lucky enough to have 3 pods of dolphins swim around and under the boat at three different times, and there was also a turtle that swam by, too. They probably didn’t see that many dolphins on the dolphin watching boats.
We just wanted to thank you and your awesome staff for your hospitality, and let you know that we’re sure we will see you again soon.
Renee & I had a wonderful time last week sailing the Keys with Capt Chris and 1st Mate Sandy. They were a very personable and knowledgeable crew…..not only about sailing but everything about the Keys and surrounding area. Since you’ve worked with Chris for quite a while, you no doubt know him. Sandy, however, we understood was a “late-inning” replacement but really did a great job. She prepared for us delicious meals and was very attentive to our comfort and enjoyment of the trip.
Hi Captain Albert!
We sailed with you in 2008 when we were married on your sailboat. What a beautiful sail and memory we will always have. We can’t wait to get back to Key West, but until we do, we are planning on having the wedding party over to our home in Washington for a “key west party”. My daughter’s first words were, “we have to have Capt. Albert’s Shrimp”.
At the end of our sailing and after the ceremony at sunset, you treated us to shrimp that you had prepared for the trip. I believe that you said the secret was adding lime juice to the water when cooking. Can you please give me your recipe? I wanted to also have the wonderful wedding cake that you provided and called the bakery, but they are not able to send it to me, so I am going to go with Key Lime Pie instead.
Before closing, just want to say that you and Nika made our wedding very special!
Hope to get back to Key West soon.
Diane and Eric Rouzee
We just got home from our vacation and wanted to email you for two reasons:
1. I seem to have lost 2 bathing suits and was wondering whether you found anything on the Moon Dance after our departure on February 4th.
2. We also wanted to thank you very much for a wonderful vacation. Please pass on our thanks to Captain Brad and Susan. They both made us feel very comfortable. Danne loved sailing and we both loved Susan's fabulous meals. If you could ask her for the Ginger Mahi Mahi recipe for me I would appreciate it.
Thanks again and hope to return sometime!
This is the Diepering's. I just wanted to tell you what an amazing time we had with your crew Chris and Jenny. They were great and wow Jenny is an amazing cook! Chris made sure, despite the weather, that we would get the most of our sailing. We will defiantly recommend you to our family and friends.
Thanks again for an amazing adventure!
HI Captain Albert,
Thank you for customizing our five day stay with Key West Sailing Adventure! You were right; converting one night for an overnight was really a fun choice! Being at anchor along with the extra sunset, and a half day gave us a lot more to our "adventure" and we came back to Michigan with wonderful memories!
Cheryl and Larry April 4th (five nights)
Hi Ronda and Albert!
It's Jerilyn from Minnesota, Rick and I had the most fabulous time on the Wildthing which is a beautiful boat!! It's an adventure we will never forget and we were thoroughly blessed having met Captain Chris and First mate Nancy!! The two of them worked so well together. Chris had our full attention with his knowledge, stories and sailing expertise while Nancy equally impressed us with her ability to run the sails and everything else that a first mate does. We were pleasantly full from all the good food on board, Nancy is a wonderful cook!! We were spoiled from the fresh fish that Rick spent hours catching and the lobster that Chris worked hard to get!! Ricky is peeling like crazy, he definitely will be wearing sunscreen next time!! The Keys are beautiful not to mention the most breathtaking sunsets we have ever seen!! It truly was a pleasure meeting all of you and we hope to sail with you again.
Take good care, with love from Ricky and Jerilyn...
You were so right about our upgrading our sunset to a half day sail! we had a blast, and enjoyed the afternoon with your awesome crew. Even though Kelly was concerned about her vertigo, she had a wonderful time in your gentle seas and we had a great time swimming and snorkeling at the reefs. We sure wish we could come back this winter as Minnesota is already getting cold! thank you so much for your patience and guidance and in particular to our special needs!
Steve and Kelly May 1-2nd (two nights)
Ahoy Captain Albert!
We enjoyed our two night stay with you on Obsession and so did our friend who joined us, Margaret! Being a small owner/operator of a pest control business, I rarely get time to get away and this was such a treat, especially with the flexible scheduling on our sunset sail. Being from Milwaukee I enjoy living in Tampa and never got the chance all these years to come to Key West and now I can say that's one for the bucket list! Great time with your staff who are very accommodating! We hope to make this an annual event if work allows again!
Walt and Bonnie with Margaret September 2 & 3
Hi Captain Albert!
Thank you for all the fun on my 30th birthday and what a great time my husband and I had! Having my mom Tracey and my dad Don joined us from Orlando, made it really a great mini family reunion. Thank you for fitting us in, and allowing us to check late on Wild Thing and then spend two wonderful evenings on Obsession! We enjoyed your doing a birthday special package for us and giving us a good deal on the second four hours! Having fishing poles and snorkel gear plus sailing was everything we dreamed of and more; wonderful sunset and a great family memory!
Kati and John, May 7, 8, 9th from Georgia
Great to meet you and to talk about Wild Wood New Jersey where we are from! Thank you for making our 25th Wedding Anniversary May 26th one to remember with our friends who loved coming down from Jupiter, Florida to meet up with us. We certainly enjoyed the Wild Thing and your crew! We were very happy with the service, and most certainly the scenery! The sunset was one of the most amazing we have ever seen.
Thank you again for your attention to detail and we will also recommend you to our friends,
Donna and John
Dear Captain Albert,
We had such a great time on the Obsession with our "Key West Sampler" package! Thank you for taking the time to ask us in detail what we wanted on our second night at anchor! The meal your crew prepared for us under the stars was first class and was without a doubt, the best restaurant we could have gone to in Key West! We came in the first night and relaxed as you suggested, went to Schooner Wharf Bart then enjoyed sleeping the first night at the docks. Your crew came on time and whisked us off on our 24 hour adventure at sea! We saw dolphins, birds, eagles, turtles at the uninhabited island you told us about! The captain and first mate took us to different reefs and were first class in their local knowledge. Definitely gave us an appreciation of the real Florida Keys! Give our best to your awesome crew and hi to your wife!
All our best,
Shelly and Todd (drove down from Miami with two other people) July 19-20, 21st departed 22nd
Yo Ho and fare thee well Captain Albert!
Could we say that we had the dream wedding honeymoon and experience of a lifetime on Wild Thing? Our June 4, 5, 6th wedding at sea then honeymoon could not have been better. We loved catching our own fish for one of the dinners too at sea! Sheena and I loved the pictures that you and your first mate took and thank you for making the CD for us. Our Face Book friends could not have been happier. Our family that looked at the pictures were certainly envious of our adventures. Please feel free to give us as a reference and yes, you may use any of the photos for your web site or Face Book!
Thank you for the wonderful dream wedding we both will always remember.
Timothy and Sheena
Good morning Captain Albert!
I must say that everything that happens in Key West is a dream come true! I enjoyed staying on the Obsession so much and was grateful that you allowed first mate Frenchie and Captain Chris to stay a third night at sea! I loved it so much I could not give up the chance to enjoy the wonderful experience! The meals, crew and service was five star! You can bet that I will be back from New York when I can and recommend your boats to my friends.
Best to you and the crew,
Carolina May 12-16th
Just a quick note to say how much we enjoyed our time with you in Key West on Wild Thing! Our friends that joined us said we should find another excuse to get together in the near future! What a great alternative to staying in a hotel. We enjoyed being able to walk about the historic seaport then did the Duval Crawl with minimal damage. Thanks for being flexible and allowing us to convert our 2 hour sailing to four hours with our two-day package and thanks for allowing our friends that stayed elsewhere to hop on board. The sailing was breath taking, we enjoyed the quiet calm of the day, and the islands were wonderful. Being a pilot, Dave doesn't always get that much time to get away so this just fit in our schedule! Driving down from West Florida through the Keys made our adventure special. He had wanted me to see real Key West and this was it. thanks again, say hi to your wife Ronda and your crew!
Our very best,
Bev and David June 18 & 19th
Hey Captain Albert,
We wanted to make sure to thank you and Captain Chris for taking us last minute for a wonderful four hour sail June 5th aboard Obsession! It was great to have the sodas and sandwiches included in our package we had less to worry about and appreciated the fact that it was just us and our friends on board. Chris was a great local guide and told us many things about the wild life. We saw dolphins, turtles and beautiful colors of water on the way to our reef stop and were amazed at the wonderful ocean life! Our friends could not be happier with the best service and personal attention we got.
Dear Captain Albert,
I am sending you a CD of our wonderful three nights at anchor experience! My husband and I enjoyed the stay immensely! You may have noticed that "Doc" was his most entertaining self by being his own version of Captain Jack from the Pirates of the Caribbean. My husband and I enjoy working hard on our weekly T.V. show, and this experience was everything and more that your wife Ronda promised us! We were able to defrag from our lives and enjoy the wonderful sunsets, super service of your crew, meals outside in the open at sea, and amazingly to us, the friendly dolphins that swam around us while we were actually in the water! You can be sure that we will be back when our schedule allows. Tell your crew we still are talking about what we enjoyed was so unique.
Jennifer and Doc Fenster June 24-25-26th
We just had to tell you that the Key West Sampler on Wild Thing was such a great experience! Since we had a sailboat before, we were so excited to be able to have sailing time at the helm when we were at sea. It was a break from our Texas hot June summer and we thoroughly enjoyed the swimming at the reefs. The chance to enjoy local seafood and fresh tropical local food while at sea made us feel like we were really a part of the real Key West experience! We had fun the first night just walking around getting used to be sailors again, then when the provisioned boat took off the next day, we were so excited about seeing so many wonderful parts of the natural islands. Our last night was very relaxing at the docks, and we felt whole when we headed back home. Hope to see you again in the future!
Robin and Derek, June 9, 10, 11 th
Thank you so much for your thoughtfulness. The bouquet and & floral arrangement we're so beautiful and we really did enjoy them both. We had a great time sailing and hope to see you guys again!
Michelle & Andy (Wedding Charter, from Sunrise, FL)
Tom and I had a good time, staying on the sailboat was definitely a new experience! Had fun sailing and snorkeling, thanks for everything, we definitely may come back sometime!
Tom and Shannon
Dear Albert and Ronda,
Thank you so much for the beautiful sailboat ride. It has became a memory which I will cherish.
With warm wishes for your happiness,
Sharkaci and Matthew
Thank you for sending the pictures of our trip with you. We enjoyed the two days sailing very much and I will never forget the great spot you chose for everything! The combination of the beautiful sunset and three distant storms at sea and a full moon all in the same evening was magical. Very well organized.
Giancarol (Wedding & Honeymoon, from London)
We just wanted to express our thanks and appreciation once again for the wonderful time we all had on the Wild Thing during our recent stay in Key West. We all agreed that we had a great time in KW all the way around, and our "adventures" in sailing were a definite part of the fun! ... We would definitely like to return to Key West and will contact you if that opportunity arises.
Nan and Nick (Stay/Sail Charter)
Dear Capt. Albert, Capt. Tom, and Jeremy!
Thank you so much for making our honeymoon so special. We have so many beautiful memories and pictures we will never forget the night on the boat and will be sure to come back for our anniversary-not sure which one yet! Please feel free to give our names and number for reference if you wish. We will be happy to recommend your services to anyone. Have a wonderful holiday! Thanks for everything!
Hau & Natalja (Honeymoon)
1- To The KWSA Crew.
Thank you so much for a magical and memorable wedding. It was so refreshing to make one simple call and not having to worry about anything else, as your staff took care of every detail. The boat was gorgeous; the crew was there to pamper us, and our family throughout the night. Our wedding night was truly magical and could not have been possible without your meticulous planning, outstanding staff and of course, the tropical charm of Key West and it's Caribbean waters. We will highly recommend you to anyone who wishes for a luxurious escape into fantasy.
2- To Key West Sailing Adventures:
Albert, thanks for a great day on the water, the ladies especially enjoyed the snorkeling and the dolphins!
Paul and Kathy
3- Key West Sailing Adventures:
Dear Albert and Ronda, thank you so much for the beautiful sailboat ride, it has become a memory, which I will cherish!!
4- Ahoy ...Captain Al and Ronda,
What an adventure! We had a BLAST! We enjoyed meeting you both and hope to charter with Key West Sailing Adventure again. Sunday's reef trip was incredible, not only the scenery, bout our captain and crew. We met some wonderful people and will keep in touch with a couple for sure. Our stay aboard the Wild Thing was a great experience, especially for my landlubber buddy, Deb. Thanks for everything. Please say hello to Joyce and Roberto and tell Victor we wish me fair winds and a successful journey to Belize! Until we meet again, Happy Sailing!
5- Dear Captain Albert,
It was my first time ever on a sailboat, and you helped me make it a phenomenal experience for me! Thanks for letting us share the wonders of sailing!
6- To Key West Crewed Charters/KWSA:
I Just wanted to take a moment to write a quick letter of thanks and accolades following our recent charter with Wild Thing! My wife, with our two sons, and myself just spent 72 fantastic hours; fishing, snorkeling and exploring the island beaches, thanks again for a great vacations!
7- Key West Sailing Adventure, Wedding Charters:
Dear Captain Albert, Bridget and I want to thank you again for making our wedding so special. We will never forget our overnight adventure on the Wild Thing!. All of our expectations were exceeded!
8- Key West Boat and Breakfast Charter.
Dear Captain Albert, I wanted to write to tell you how much we have enjoyed being your guests aboard your vessel, Obsession. The accommodations on board were outstanding as was the hospitality!
9- Key West Sailing Charter/ KWSA.
Dear Captain Albert, I was recently in Key West and took advantage of the Sunset Cruise with Gourmet Dinner package. It was outstanding and I would like to arrange the same trip for my parents
10- Wedding Charters.
Dear Albert, We can't begin to thank you for the most beautiful wedding ceremony we could ever imagine. Everything from the way we, and our guests were treated like royalty was just wonderful. It was not only romantic and intimate, but relaxing as well. The pictures were just beautiful that you took for us were just beautiful! thanks again so much for a beautiful memory.
Todd and Ayn
11- At sea adventure.
Hello! Thank you for a wonderful sailing experience. The star watching, sunset and sunrise vision, was such an incredible experience that I can easily recall that moment and feel at peace. I want to go back! Ah well, in the meanwhile I will call upon the power of my mind and enjoy the memories.
Love to you all.