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Address: Jolly Harbour Marina, St. John's, Antigua
Phone Number: +1 268-721-3456
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Miramar Sailing offers Private & Exclusive Day Sailing, Caribbean...

Miramar Sailing offers Private & Exclusive Day Sailing, Caribbean Sailing Holidays, and RYA Recognised training courses from its base in Jolly Harbour. Our private 47ft. Classic Ketch, "Hawnalea", with Captain Kevin and crew, will "Make Your Day Special". Hawnalea is not a "party boat" and she will be "yours for the day". She can accommodate up to 12 guests. Our monohulls "Miramar", "Phoenix" & "Danae", with Brian & Pippa, offer extended cruising holidays and RYA approved training, throughout the Caribbean for up to 4 guests or students.

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20+ knot day!

Dan and I had the pleasure of sailing on Cpt Kevins sailboat Hawnalea this past Christmas day with his designated Cpt. of the day Damari and his first mate Natto. This was our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 28, 2015
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Brampton, Canada
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Brampton, Canada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Dan and I had the pleasure of sailing on Cpt Kevins sailboat Hawnalea this past Christmas day with his designated Cpt. of the day Damari and his first mate Natto. This was our Christmas present to us as we spent a week on the island. I felt bad for Damari and Natto for not being able to spend this day... More 

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Miramarsailing465, Owner at Miramar Sailing, responded to this review

Dear Kathy and Dan. Thank you very much for taking the time to write such an extensive review. The whole Miramar Team are delighted you had such a good time. You are right it has been a bit windy lately but we are pleased it did not deter your enjoyment. We get "Christmas Winds" in Antigua. It was bound to... More 

Crawley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

I did not think people are this rude and simply feel they are above all, shameful. I looked at a number of web sites as well as other reviews prior to making a booking. All went fairly smoothly with the booking until we arrived on the day of sailing. Not great start as the company was over 30 minutes late.... More 

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Frisco, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

We went out with Damari and his crew for a snorkeling and sunset cruise from Galley Bay. My in-laws were with me and they'd never snorkled and the entire crew was absolutely top notch in making sure they felt safe and comfortable. They picked us up at our resort in their sailboat and we headed out to Cades Reef which... More 

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Miramarsailing465, Owner at Miramar Sailing, responded to this review

Thank you BD. It was a pleasure doing business with you too. Thank for recommending the email booking through Miramar as it is the only way to avoid misunderstandings about what we offer, and what our clients pay for. Kind regards Brian & Pippa More 

London uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

I am posting the following review on behalf of my husband Alistair I have just returned from six highly enjoyable weeks spent with Miramar Sailing going from a complete sailing novice to RYA Coastal Skipper. Brian and Pippa are wonderful hosts and Antigua an idyllic base to learn to sail from. The RYA courses are well structured and excellently delivered... More 

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Miramarsailing465, Owner at Miramar Sailing, responded to this review

Many thanks AC! We really enjoyed having you with us and delighted you feel you have learned so much. "Yoda" says HI!! Warm regards to you both. Brian & Pippa More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

I just completed a 3 week sailing course to get my day skipper RYA qualification and can recommend Miramar to anyone without reservation. Brian and Pippa the owners run a very professional operation and are both delightful people to meet and learn to sail with. Pippa has the patience of a saint. She takes novices who know very little to... More 

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essex
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

I booked a sunset cruise for our wedding anniversary at two days notice. After a 40 min taxi trip to Jolly Harbour we were left stranded as the trip had been cancelled without advising us. I called Miramar and they said they had requested an email confirmation from hotel. When I spoke to hotel they had a different story. Miramar... More 

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Miramarsailing465, Owner at Miramar Sailing, responded to this review

Dear Daren. Of course we are very sorry you were disappointed however when you called me after the event I did explain to you that we only book clients following an email requesting a booking. This is what happened. Blue Waters hotel called at 4:00pm on the Sunday afternoon concerning your booking. I asked the young lady to confirm by... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

The two of us decided to go on holiday and actually do something different for once. With our love of water and all things boat related we decided to search for a company to do our Competent Crew qualification with. From finding all the information necessary on Miramars website, to some very helpful emails from Brian and Pippa in relation... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

June 16, 2015 was a day I'll never forget as we sailed with Kevin and his outstanding new first mate Wayne. This was our 2nd time sailing with Kevin and it was just as wonderful as our charter two years ago. Just an absolute relaxing day with the most laid back captain. We arrived in Antigua on a Royal Caribbean... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Sailing around Antigua and to Guadeloupe was superb and very pleasant. I learnt a lot, especially about boat handling which is rare and very useful. I spent a week with Mark one of the instructor and a very nice guy, with great teaching skills. That being said, we didn't push it too hard which fits the general relaxed atmosphere of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I have been sailing in Canada for a number of years and have completed 2 CYA courses. This was my first RYA course and I took the Dayskipper program aboard Phoenix a sturdy and well equipped boat. Mark, our instructor is an experienced and professional sailor who allowed us to experience all aspects of sailing. We lived on board from... More 

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Miramarsailing465, Manager at Miramar Sailing, responded to this review

Dear Stewart, Thank you very much for writing a review following your course at Miramar Sailing School. We are glad to hear you found the RYA Day Skipper course beneficial as well as enjoying our "sturdy, well equipped boat". 3 countries in 4 days is pretty good going, we are so pleased that you got to see so much during... More 

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