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Address: Sapphire Beach Marina Slip S33, St. Thomas
Phone Number: (340) 775-7017
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Description: Nightwind is a full service day sail and snorkel excursion, sailing to St...
Nightwind is a full service day sail and snorkel excursion, sailing to St John and other small islands suitable for young and old alike. Our niche is private sails for families and groups up to 15 guests. We offer open sails as well for those wishing to meet and sail with new friends. We sail and snorkel at two different locations during our full day sail. Our offerings include continental breakfast, snacks, lunch, dessert and an open bar (something for everyone).Nightwind sails from Sapphire Marina on the East End of St. Thomas close to Red Hook. Captain Rick and First Mate Wes offer top notch personalized service from the moment you step onto the deck of Nightwind. Booking is simple and easy you may book online or for a more person touch you can call and speak with Cathy to confirm your sail on Nightwind.
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A highlight of our week in St. Thomas

We boarded the Yacht Nightwind with Captain Rick and Deb at 9 am for a full day sailing tour. There were only 6 guests on the boat. The service was outstanding. We were given... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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Allentown, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We boarded the Yacht Nightwind with Captain Rick and Deb at 9 am for a full day sailing tour. There were only 6 guests on the boat. The service was outstanding. We were given food and drinks all day. Remember to take a towel and lots of sunscreen. We had a continental breakfast as we sailed across the sound to... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I have sailed with Captain Rick 3 times...each time was excellent! A small intimate affair...a real sail boat...a great Captain, a great first mate....all was well in paradise...until we meet again!

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Cornelia, Georgia, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

My wife and I have cruised many times before and never came across this excursion. We found it by looking through trip advisor for something that does not have 50 people on it. If you like smaller more intimate excursions, this is the one for you. Cap. Rick is excellent and laid back, something you want on vacation. I was... More 

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Yukon, Oklahoma, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Captian Rick and First Mate Debra were wonderful! They constantly made sure we had anything we needed. Went above and beyond! Food was wonderful and the places we went were fantastic. Debra even took us out around one area snorkeling to see more fish. It was like swimming in an aquarium. We were at St. Thomas on a cruise stop... More 

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North Conway, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This day of sailing and snorkeling was the highlight of a fantastic week in St. Thomas. Our group of twelve were greeted by our fantastic captain Rick and first mate Deb. Rick is an experienced knowledgable captain with a fun and engaging personality. deb was a sure footed and quick sailor with a wealth of information about all we saw... More 

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

There were 7 of us that booked this trip on the Nightwind. From the start our experience was great. We were picked up at the cruise port and driven to Sapphire Beach Marina, by a company that Captain Rick recommended. Once we were on-board the Nightwind the hospitality we received was awesome. Since none of us had never been on... More 

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Fryeburg, Maine
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Booked the trip for our post wedding celebration and it was amazing, captian Rick and deb were wonderful all day! Visited amazing snorkeling sites and saw tons of fish. Food onboard was great and our glasses were never empty. Thanks for an amazing day!

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West Linn,Or
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Just returned from second sail ( 4-27 )on Nightwind. Captain Rick and First mate Deb made it another great day on the water. Had a wonderful group of other adventures as well for the trip. While anyone can sail a boat, whats really impressive is walking the deck with a full tray of drinks while the boat is heeled over.... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Great experience. Staff (Rick & Deb) were very friendly, informative and professional. We had been staying at the Sapphire Village condos so it was super convenient but would be worth the taxi ride if you were staying elsewhere. Food and drink were plentiful, tasty and fulfilling. There really wasn't anything I would change about the trip and would recommend it... More 

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York, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

This is our second sail with Rick and Cathy. The first was 4 years ago, with my wife and two daughters. That excursion during our St. John vacation four years ago was our favorite. This time around, it was even better, because we had the opportunity to swim with some beautiful turtles. Everyone, including my two daughters (ages 15 &... More 

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