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Enjoy a private sailing charter in the spectacular Virgin Islands. Learn to sail, or just sit back and enjoy the ride on the beautiful s/v Lightheart, a Hanse 400e. Lightheart is a modern, sleek and luxurious 40-foot performance cruiser monohull...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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| Green Cay Marina, Christiansted 00820, St. Croix
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Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Peter and Martha made us feel right at home and in good hands from the minute we met them on the dock. We signed up for the full day, afternoon to sunset cruise and were treated to a comfortable light-wind sail from Green Cay Marina,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Peter B, Owner at Lightheart Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Thanks! We had a great time with you folks, and we hope to see you again! Yes

Reviewed August 8, 2018

Peter and Martha are wonderful hosts. We sailed with our teenage daughters and had a perfect day! We saw many turtles, snorkeled in a reef area with stingrays, eagle rays, and plenty of fish. Snacks and rum punch were great, but the stories were the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Peter B, Owner at Lightheart Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2018

Thanks so much! We thoroughly enjoyed your family and especially how much your family enjoys each other. Please come back!

Reviewed May 20, 2018

Peter and Martha were terrific! The boat is in great condition. Peter expertly sailed the boat through Christiansted harbor. Otherwise, I had a significant amount of time at the helm and learned how to better handle a sailboat in high winds and seas. Thanks Peter...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Peter B, Owner at Lightheart Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2018

Thanks so much for the kind words. It was a pleasure having you aboard!

Reviewed April 11, 2018

Peter and Martha were awesome! They were so very accomondating, since we had to reschedule our trip with them, because of issues with the airlines. We had to move our trip from sunday to Thursday, but it was great! We took the afternoon/sunset trip. Went...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Peter B, Owner at Lightheart Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2018

Cheryl, thanks for the kind words. I’m glad we could accommodate your changes. It’s too bad the sunset fizzled, but boy did we have some great winds for sailing!

Reviewed March 27, 2018

This was the highlight of our visit for my older son and husband! The Sailboat is well kept and Pete is an extremely knowledgeable sailor, as well as his wife Martha. They were warm and friendly and offered all of us a turn at the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Peter B, Owner at Lightheart Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2018

Thanks, Elizabeth. We’re so happy we can be the highlight of a vacation, and we hope the rest of your trip was awesome too.

Reviewed January 28, 2018

We spent a week on St. Croix and this was by far the best activity we did. My wife and I had the boat to ourselves along with hosts Peter and Martha. They are such a great couple and we enjoyed getting to know them...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Peter B, Owner at Lightheart Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2018

Thanks so much! We enjoyed every minute with you and will be happy to welcome you back anytime.

Reviewed January 18, 2018

We spent a day on the water w/ Peter & Martha in early November. I was quite specific as to what we wanted - a day on the water sailing, weather provided, not motoring. Peter, Martha & mother natured delivered a brisk breeze allowing us...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Peter B, Owner at Lightheart Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2018

You folks were a really fun group, and we enjoyed sailing with you too. We're so glad you got the breeze you were looking for!

Reviewed December 20, 2017

Peter and Martha are the BEST at what they do! They offer a top notch service that I have not encountered, EVER (until now). Their vast knowledge of sailing, the Caribbean, and life in general makes for a awesome trip/experience. The boat is beautiful and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Peter B, Owner at Lightheart Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2018

Thank you very much for your glowing review! We enjoyed your company so much, and will eagerly welcome you back any time you find yourself visiting St. Croix again.

Reviewed August 12, 2017

As experienced sailors, this sailing charter was excellent. Peter and Martha are a amazing couple, with outstanding sailing skills and hospitality. We would recommend this sailing charter for any level of sailing skills. Paul and Susan H. USCG Mater Mariners

Date of experience: August 2017
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Peter B, Owner at Lightheart Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2017

We were so happy to have you two aboard. We enjoyed being with you and appreciate your kind words.

Reviewed August 7, 2017

We were recommended to Peter and Martha by the captain of another charter sailboat. They were accommodating on short notice for a family sailing day and made the experience unforgettable. We've never been on a sailboat before and they taught us the beginners version of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Peter B, Owner at Lightheart Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2018

We're happy you had such a great time! We look forward to sailing with you again on your next trip.

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Hi Gary, Thanks for contacting us. I'm sorry, but we don't do trips to Buck Island. We do private charters - just you and and your invited guests; and we sail the north shore of St. Croix, stopping for snorkeling on other... More
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