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Address: Providenciales
Phone Number: 649-231-0624
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Description: The S/V ATABEYRA is a 69', traditionally rigged trading schooner that...
The S/V ATABEYRA is a 69', traditionally rigged trading schooner that retired from cargo service 16 years ago. The vessel traded for years between Hispaniola and the Turks & Caicos Islands carrying such commodities as rum , beer, produce, plants and building materials. The ship has been refit as a charter vessel and now stays close to home in the sheltered waters of Grace Bay and the Caicos Cays of Turks and Caicos Islands. The S/V ATABEYRA is the perfect platform for learning hands on operation of traditional sailing craft, for exploring the exquisite undersea world and many islands that surround us or just lounging on her spacious, shaded decks. No vessel in the TCI charter fleet is as large or as versatile.Sun Charters and the ATABEYRA crew offer our guests a unique opportunity to get real sailing experience aboard the last of the tropical trading schooners. Being a gaff-rigged vessel carrying two headsails, there are lots of lines to pull, many sails to tend, and the skipper will even be happy to let you take the helm. Feel the past come alive as we sail through the uninhabited chain of Caicos Cays the same way it was done hundreds of years ago. The Cays were once the lair of the infamous lady pirates Anne Bonny and Mary Reid, and the waters and surrounding islands remain basically untouched since that time.The Crew of the Good Ship Atabeyra are proud that she is overwhelmingly the boat the residents choose when recreating in the Caicos Cays.
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Our day with Tibby & Junior aboard the Atabeyra was the highlight of our girl's trip to Turks & Caicos! The snorkeling was great and the amazing, pristine beach we swam at was the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Portland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Our day with Tibby & Junior aboard the Atabeyra was the highlight of our girl's trip to Turks & Caicos! The snorkeling was great and the amazing, pristine beach we swam at was the most beautiful beach I've ever seen. The best money I have ever spent in any vacation!

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

All I can say is AMAZING!!!! David was very accommodating in regards to scheduling and getting us some special requests. Tibby, Junior and his sister (I forgot her name) were absolutely great. We were a group of 8 ladies, and this was just the perfect private cruise for us. We were taken snorkeling to two different places, which were both... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Sunset cruise on the Atabeyra was an absolutely wonderful way to spend one of our days on Turks and Caicos!!! We snorkeled a beautiful reef, spent time on a virtually private beach, snorkeled an old sunken ship, and sailed with the wind as the sun set. The crew was energetic and laid-back and provided us with cold beer and rum-punch... More 

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Turks & Caicos
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

A very unique way to sail away from Provo, fine service on board, really good crew. Junior welcomed us along with Captain TB, Sail on the crystal clear water, snorkel on the reef, a really good briefing from the captain, the crew was very helpful and knowledgeable. The scenery is amazing, we stopped on a desert cay, and walked miles... More 

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Richmond, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We did the half day sail on the Atabeyra. We have been before, and this trip was as great as past ones. We snorkeled at a great spot, and spent time at a beautiful beach. The whole crew are great, but a special shoutout to Junior who remembered us from previous trips. If you are in Provo, don't miss thus!

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california, usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

my friends got married on a sun charter boat and wow. it was the most perfect wedding i have ever attended. the staff was amazing the captain was experienced and all the work was done for us so we had only to get aboard and enjoy.....i highly recommend this for anyone wanting an unforgettable experience!

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We sailed with Sun Charters for both their glow worm tour and a snorkeling tour a few days later. What a squared away and yet fun group of people. The boat is gorgeous. Built by hand and breathtaking. The crew is knowledgeable, fun, engaging and they made me feel safe. The glow worm journey was absolutely charming - for those... More 

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Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Breuss-Willis wedding party did the half-day trip on May 14, 2015....great boat, great crew, excellent snorkeling and a cool stop on deserted beach with nobody else in site; very special time for all 32 guests. Many people told us...best day ever! Only regret.....should have done the full day excursion. Randy O

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

It really is a happy hour cruise, so eat first! They do offer salsa and chips, but that's about it! The Rum Punch flows freely and the crew is really fun! It's about 2 hours, goes around Iguana Island, by Club Med and some of the most beautiful houses on Provo!

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Medford, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We book the sunset happy hour tour and when we arrived the boat staff was extremely welcoming and nice. The captain was very knowledgeable and the boat was beautiful and clean

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Address: Providenciales
Phone Number: 649-231-0624
Location: Caribbean  >  Turks and Caicos  >  Providenciales

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