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Wayward Sailor

#7 Boulon Center | c/o Viva Villas-PO box 1711, 00831, St. John
340.473.9705
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Ranked #19 of 55 attractions in St. John
Type: Tours
Owner description: St. John, VI Day sail charters, voted Best Day Sail Charter boat on St. John for the past five years, specialize in guided snorkeling, eco-tour with... more » Owner description: St. John, VI Day sail charters, voted Best Day Sail Charter boat on St. John for the past five years, specialize in guided snorkeling, eco-tour with marine naturalist, personal service, family oriented; full day sails,half day, sunset sails, Jost van Dyke, BVI; snorkel reefs accessible only by boat, all inclusive, discounted price, fresh Caribbean lunches, homemade brownies, maximum of six guests, safe, comfortable classic 30' sloop, Coast Guard approved, beginner snorkelers welcome. « less
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Hubbard
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Six of us had a wonderful day sailing and snorkeling with Capt. Phil and Tarn. Lunch at Foxy's was good and Foxy was very entertaining! Phil and Tarn took excellent care of every detail! Very relaxing! Hope to go again on another trip soon!

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Dayton, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Captain Phil and his mate are a fantastic pair. They are courteous and extremely accommodating. His sail boat can take a maximum of six passengers, so the trip is very small and intimate. Captain Phil is an active naturist and knows where the best snorkel spots are in the Virgin Islands. He also married us on our trip to the... More

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I enjoyed meeting Capt Phil and Tarn. We took us to some cool spots to snorkel and we got to see a lot of sea life that we hadn't yet seen on our trip. The lunch was great and Tarn served us hand and foot. As experienced sailors, I felt like we were treated like children (note: we range in... More

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St. John
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

The Best Sail Trip I have ever had. Knowledgable Capt and Crew! Highly Reccomend! The nicest crew ever!

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Goodrich, Michigan
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

My husband and I met Capt Phil and sailed on the Wayward Sailor 11 years ago. We came back last week with our teenage daughters for the full day snorkel and sail. We all had a fantastic time! We were on board with a nice couple from New York (he will take 6 passengers max). The small group makes it... More

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Ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Can't say enough good things about Capt. Phil. He was the officiant at our recent wedding on Trunk Bay and our captain for a sail over to Jost Van Dyke. The wedding was wonderful, as was the sail. The Wayward Sailor is the perfect size boat for 4-6 people. Phil and his first mate, Tarn, were a pleasure to work... More

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Dallas, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We had a great time on the Wayward Sailor, and Captain Chalker was very friendly and knowledgable about the islands. The snorkeling area he took us too was great and close by beautiful coral reefs. We recommend taking a sailing tour with him if you want a more intimate and relaxing experience.

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Rockville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

I grew up on the Gulf Coast of Florida and thought I was a know it all. I was wrong. I have learned so much from Captain Phil on my three snorkeling trips. This has become a family tradition for us to sail with him when we visit the island. We always have a great day and lots of laughs... More

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Brunswick, Maine, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We arrived at the planned meeting spot; the gazebo in the village square. Capt. Phil met us. My boyfriend was signed up for snorkeling, I was going along for the boat ride, I have advanced multiple sclrosis. I was using my walker/rollator. Capt. Phil didnt seem bothered by the fact I had challenges. I've been on other sailing adventures where... More

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North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

There's good and there's not so good. First the not so good.... My husband and I mentioned multiple times that we had rented dinghys and sailed several times. We also told Capt Phil and Tarn we've snorkeled 3 times this week. We are also responsible thirtysomethings. We felt like Capt Phil ignored all of this and provided over the top... More

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