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Address: Jolly Harbour Marina, St. John's, Antigua
Phone Number: +1 268-721-3456
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Description: Miramar Sailing offers Private & Exclusive Day Sailing, Caribbean Sailing...
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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Perfect day sail/snorkel on the Hawnlea with Miramar Sailing

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

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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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 

Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I have been sailing with Miramar 3 times now & will definitely book again. Great instructors, great location & great fun, what else could you ask for.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We booked the Ladies Lunch Sail with Miramir Sailing for our day in Antigua. What a fantastic day with Captain Kevin and Wayne aboard his beautiful sailboat. Kevin was entertaining with stories of the islands, sailing and history of the area. A perfect day snorkeling and sailing with my sister and our daughters, just the 5 of us enjoying our... More 

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Hi ladies, Thank you very much for your review. We are pleased to hear that you had a fantastic day with Captain Kevin and Wayne, great that you got to enjoy plenty of snorkeling time and Kevin's stories too! Your photos are great, thanks for adding those, looks like a perfect ladies day out! We hope to see you again... More 

Wraysbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Four of us (two couples) signed up for a Comp Crew course and a Coastal Skipper course. Pippa was our Instructor. As the weather was lively, Pippa was very understandjng and adjusted our itinerary to ensure minimal discomfort whilst still competing the syllabus components. Phoenix (our home for a few nights) was an older model but extremely robust (and felt... More 

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Dear Jeremy C, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your sailing course with us. Glad to hear you enjoyed your time on Phoenix and Pippa's teaching methods, we agree - she is very knowledgeable and patient. We are pleased to hear you wouldn't hesitate to return, so we hope that means we will see you again... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

In October, 2014, I had the privilege of attending an RYA course on one of Miramar Sailing's three training boats. We got the 1980s Beneteau 40 "Miramar", which I enjoyed at it was a stout vessel and the instructor, Ian, was cheerful and very competent. Alas, we got only 4 out of 5 days as day 1 was interrupted by... More 

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Dear Marc D, Thank you very much for reviewing your recent RYA sailing course with us. You certainly picked an exciting week, luckily these storms are very rare in Antigua. We were pleased to hear you enjoyed the yacht and Instructor Ian. We hope to see you back again for a "less eventful" first day next time. Thanks again and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

My wife and I had a great time at Miramar with our instructor Ian. Since we've been just 2 persons beside Ian, we learned a lot and feel fully capable now to charter a yacht. Miramar is nicely located at Jolly Harbor. Just plan your stay in advance - waterfront villas are booked heavily. We can recommend to everybody to... More 

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Miramarsailing465, Manager at Miramar Sailing, responded to this review

Dear J &J, Many thanks for taking the time to write this review. We were happy to hear you enjoyed your week with Instructor Ian and learnt a lot, however we are even more happy to hear you will be chartering your own yacht now. Welcome to Sailing and congratulations on your training, we look forward to seeing you again... More 

Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Simply put, when it comes to sailing there is now place more ideal than the Caribbean and these guys are professionals. I came with very little sailing experience and left with a wealth of knowledge and new found confidence. Our Captain Ian was very passionate and knowledgeable about sailing. He knew alot about the nuances of customs and immigration going... More 

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Dear P B, Many thanks for taking the time to write this review for Miramar Sailing School. So pleased to hear that you left with a wealth of knowledge and new found confidence - that means we did our job! We are pleased to hear that you appreciated Ian's passion and knowledge, this is something we are very proud of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The good? Excellent sunset and photo opportunities. Quite spectacular. Wonderful 2 man crew, though only Wayne really interacted with us. Nice yacht with lots of room. The not so good? Very rushed. Was supposed to be 3 hours, but ended up closer to 2, maybe 2 and a half. Which meant we had to wait another half hour at the... More 

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Miramarsailing465, Manager at Miramar Sailing, responded to this review

Dear Pat C, Thank you for taking the time to review your trip. We are so sorry to hear that your cruise did not meet your expectations and that you felt rushed. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the spectacular sunset and photo opportunities and that your friends had a good time. We do hope that you will... More 

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Address: Address: Jolly Harbour Marina, St. John's, Antigua
Phone Number: +1 268-721-3456
Location: Caribbean  >  Antigua and Barbuda  >  Antigua  >  Saint John Parish  >  St. John's

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