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Meet the Crew: Mitch Bailey

Sail Wild Hearts crewmate Mitch Bailey grew up in Fort Payne, Alabama, then relocated to Gulf Shores with his family when he was 17. How long have you been a crewmate? Two separate summers. How did you come to work aboard Wild Hearts? Captain Zach is a family friend who offered me a job. What do you love most about your job? The outdoors. Last summer I interned at news stations in Birmingham and Tuscaloosa. The majority of my day was spent indoors in front of a computer screen. Working […]

Sail Wild Hearts is a great weekend getaway

Pack your bags! You’re headed to Orange Beach for a Sail Wild Hearts cruise. The summer may be winding down, but that doesn’t mean you can’t sneak in one more weekend getaway before the days get shorter. Book your stay – Whether you prefer a boutique hotel or a cozy beach condo, there are plenty of lodging options in and around Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Feeling like getting in touch with nature? Bunker down at a local RV park or one of many area campsites. Choose Your Cruise – […]

Ask the crew: What’s your favorite cruise?

At Sail Wild Hearts, we offer a variety of cruising experiences tailored to you. Each of our cruises presents a unique experience to get out on the water your way, whether you’re an adventure seeker or the romantic type. With so many options for fun in the sun, choosing can feel a little overwhelming. If you’ve sifted through our Facebook and Yelp reviews and you’re still having a tough time choosing, why not hear what our crew has to say? We asked the folks behind the Sail Wild Hearts magic […]

Sail Wild Heart’s Support for the Troops

Anyone who knows a veteran or someone actively involved in the military knows the sacrifice and courage it takes to serve our country. In fact, our owner’s late grandfather, John C. Waldron, was a United States Navy aviator who led a squadron of torpedo bombers in World War II. He and most of his squadron didn’t survive the Battle of Midway. Our owner’s late grandfather is one of many veterans in the family, and that’s why at Sail Wild Hearts, we do our best to support veterans and their families in any […]

Make the most of your Gulf Shores summer

As temperatures rise and the days get longer, we’re getting more and more excited looking forward to summer! There’s nothing like this time of year in Gulf Shores: families and friends descend upon the beach ready to catch some rays, sink their toes in the sand, and enjoy some long-awaited rest and relaxation. There’s so much to experience in Gulf Shores! Here’s our guide to making the most of your Gulf Shores vacation. Good Eats and Good Times – If there’s one thing we can say for certain about the Gulf […]

Oh, the ways you can sail this month

It’s time to put away your coats and thermals and bust out your beach gear. Spring has officially sprung on the Gulf Coast, and that means it’s time to gather up your friends and family and get out on the water. We offer a wide range of sailing experiences to suit every taste. Whether you’re always up for adventure or always down for a little rest and relaxation, we’ve got a cruise for you. For the Armchair Marine Biologist Our Snorkel & Sail Tour is perfect for the budding marine […]

Snorkel Away on a Wild Hearts Cruise

Snorkeling is a good way to get close to marine wildlife. There’s a certain thrill to viewing underwater creatures and plants that otherwise are difficult to see. When you’re ready to venture under the water to check out the amazing local nature, two of our cruises provide the opportunity you’re looking for. The guided Snorkel & Sail Tour  provides 90 minutes of adventure. We sail to the Alabama Point jetty, where the snorkeling begins. The abundant sea life throughout the jetties will put you in awe as you swim around […]

Dolphins and Angels Sailing Kicks Off

The Dolphins & Blue Angels Sail started up again in March. This cruise features high-flying entertainment by the Pensacola Blue Angels fighter pilots, and includes an adventure at Fort McRae. What makes this cruise a popular pick for sailors? The view! Relax on our sailboat as we drift in the water while the jets soar overhead. Their booming engines pierce the air as the jets weave into formations. The aerial drills will awe you by not only the speed of the jets, but the intricate patterns the pilots fly in. It’s […]

March Madness on the Water

As March Madness gets underway in the sporting world, we’ve got a little March Madness up our sleeves as well. March and April bring a full calendar of dolphin cruises, sunset cruises, Blue Angels sails and more. We hope you’ll join us soon! Here’s a quick overview of what we offer: Dolphins & Blue Angels Sail – On this six-hour trip that begins for the season on March 28, we drop anchor in Pensacola to view the Blue Angels, then stop by historic Fort McRae for snorkeling, kayaking and paddleboarding before […]

Captain’s Log: A romantic spot to tie the knot

Finding the right venue for your wedding can be a difficult decision. And when you add in food, décor and various other details, wedding planning can even be stressful. During the happiest time of your life, we want you to stay blissful from “Yes” to “I do.” Think outside the box, and onto the water with a sail. Our sailboat provides a romantic setting for your big day, and will wow guests as well. We can accommodate up to 49 people on our 53-foot catamaran. Or, if you’re looking for something […]