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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 #17 of 53 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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Goodrich, Michigan
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

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
9 helpful votes 9 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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Katy, Texas, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Although he was on time and nice enough, website says sunset cruise is an hour and a half. Cut it off at less than an hour. For 280.00 plus tip not worth it. His wife kept calling. Hope you will have better luck.

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Huntsville, TX
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109 reviews 109 reviews
29 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

My husband and I had the pleasure of sailing and snorkeling with Captain Phil and first mate Tarn. My husband does not snorkel, so it was just Capt. Phil and me in the water. He pointed our some very interesting things that I didn't know. He is very detailed in how to do things, which is a good thing because... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Captain Phil could not be better -- he is enthusiastic, patient, and knowledgeable. Will never look at an empty shell (calling card of octupus) the same way. Best snorkeling ever. We took the full day trip and the time flew by -- we spent most of the time in the water looking at fish. Highly recommend this trip.

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Killeen, Texas
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5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

My family and I had a great time with Captain Phil & Tarn today. He is so knowledgable about the reef and its inhabitants. I loved the fact that the boat wasn't so massive that you felt like one of the crowd. We really got to know each other & Captain Phil is so likable that you will feel like... More

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