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Kathleen D Sailing Catamarans 
"The Perfect Getaway"
Sailing Florida's Sun Coast
Anna Maria Island
Longboat Key
Sarasota / Siesta Key

The Jersey Shore
Highlands (Sandy Hook Bay & the Twin Rivers)

 Up to 20 passengers
Daily Public Excursion Sailing & Activities
Private & Corporate Chartering
Weddings / Ash Scatterings / Sailing Instruction


Perfect for Family
Perfect for Friends

Perfectly Fun!

Information / Reservations:

Please Read Our Reservation Policy

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Kathleen D Sailing Catamarans
Offering the best in comfort and safety for your next private party or event.

Perfect For Family, Friends and Lovers:
Anniversaries and Birthdays.
Get together and celebrate your friendship.
Have a unique and intimate wedding on board.
Daily sailing activities, exploring, swimming, shelling!

Perfect for Business:
Entertain clients.
Thanking the staff.
Offsite meeting activities.
Team Building and Work Outs.

Comfort, Style, Safety, Experience:
Extremely wide our catamarans provide a flat, stable, easy ride. No hanging on, no leaning and no getting wet. Ample covered bridgedecks with convertible roll down windows have plenty of seating and a tables for serving. The forward bridgedeck and trampolines get you out on the "Magic Carpet"- in the fresh air and sunlight, listening to wind and water gliding by. Each is equipped with full size bathrooms and are USCG certified and inspected. All of our Captains hold USCG Master Licenses and Advanced ASA Sailing Instructor credentials with years of sailing experience.
We also provide:
Flexible scheduling and boarding locations.
Commemorative T and Golf Shirts with custom logos, attributes and locations.
Catering- We can provide you catering from the finest local caterers and restaurants.
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Our vessels are Smoke Free
Please: Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Departure Locations
Anna Maria Island- Holmes Beach
(Keyes Marina- 5425 Marina Drive)

Sarasota- downtown @ Marina Jack
(2 Marina Plaza- E-dock, Slip 20

Bakers Marina On the Bay
At the foot of Atlantic Street
Highlands, NJ 07732

Memorial Sails / Ash Scatterings
We often receive requests for Ash Scatterings and Memorial Sails for loved ones. In a word- Yes- we do offer those services and have performed many such trips over the years. The crews of our catamarans can take your family and friends out to sea and help you legally scatter your loved ones ashes. You will receive our memorial documentation and we file the required EPA document so that your loved ones final resting place is logged, legal and memorialized. Our fees for this service are $100 over our standard charter rates. Whether solemn or celebratory, our vessels are stable and comfortable, friendly and functional. Please give us a call to discuss. NJ- 732-739-6765 / FL- 941-896-6400

Kathleen D- Certified Safe & compliant by the USCG 

*Kathleen D is the ONLY United States Coast Guard Certified / Inspected Small Passenger Sailing Vessel in Sarasota and Manatee counties.
What does that mean to you? SAFETY!
Many charter operators break Federal law by taking more than 6 passengers aboard their craft- but be advised they are operating illegally in doing so. When something goes wrong their illegal actions become your problem as well.

  • Kathleen D is INSPECTED by the Coast Guard a minimum of twice per year.
  • Her initial construction & daily operation are conducted under strict federally enforced rules.
  • Her crew is LICENSED & routinely TRAINED for safety & TESTED for illegal substances under Federal DOT guidelines.
  • It DOES NOT COST MORE to sail on "The Perfect Getaway" than with an illegal charter operator.
  • Our safety and our legal compliance provide you the highest level of sailing charter services available in Sarasota and Manatee county.
  • Enjoy your sail- the responsibility rests with us!

Further information on "Demise" or "Bareboat" charters:
There is a means by which an "uninspected" vessel can be chartered for more than six guests up to a maximum of 12 persons on board. That 12 person count INCLUDES any crew you may hire. Demise or Bareboat Charters are legal and legitimate, but they must be very specific and well documented.
When you engage in a bareboat charter YOU ASSUME ALL RESPONSIBILITY for the vessel and the lives on board. If you have an accident, incident or casualty- you are solely on the hook for all legal, liability and repair / replacement costs associated with that incident.
Be sure you have a legal signed contract and that the insurance coverage is extended to cover you. If you do not have these items in hand, you are placing yourself and your guests in jeopardy.
Click Here for USCG documentation regarding legitimate Demise/Bareboat Charters.

Kathleen D operates a USCG Inspected Small Passenger Vessel. That means the legality, liability and safety of the vessel is our complete responsibility. Rest assured- we take that responsibility (and the significant costs associated with it) very seriously.

For Reservations and Further Information Contact:
 NJ- 732-739-6765
FL- 941-896-6400


Please Read Our Reservation Policy

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(Departing from Marina Jack- downtown Sarasota)


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Captain Tracey Dell
Phone: FL- 941-896-6400
NJ- 732-739-6765

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