Norfolk Journals

American Rover Tall Ship Cruises

An August 2005 trip to Norfolk by KiwiCarter

Quote: Great sailing experience

American Rover Tall Ship Cruises

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This boat ride was not only beautiful but so much fun. My husband and I sail, but we've never sailed on a tall ship. The crew said that they have weddings on board just about every weekend. The boat sets its sails after leaving the dock at Waterside Marina in downtown Norfolk. The cruise we took was the 3-hour sunset cruise that goes to the naval base. The other shorter cruises do not go all the way to the naval base. The boat has a top deck and space below deck with a ship store that sells snacks and drinks. The boat has two clean restrooms and the crew were all very nice. Some of the passengers wanted to help raise sails and children were allowed to steer the boat. The boat has five red sails tha...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on January 4, 2006

American Rover Tall Ship Cruises
333 Waterside Dr.
Norfolk, Virginia 23514
(757) 627-SAIL