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Sail with Captain Max

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Capt Max will take you on a sail that you will remember forever. Sail, swim, snorkel and laugh. A perfect day
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6501 Red Hook Plz Ste 201, 00802-1311, St. Thomas
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Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Our sailing and snorkeling day trip was incredible! Captain Max and Rick her first mate made everything enjoyable and easy. From the start they told us exactly what we needed to do and how to do it to take the guessing out of getting around...More

Thank Ashley H
seamax, Owner at Sail with Captain Max, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words. We love what we do and having you appreciate it makes it all worth while. It's a great way to make a living, The ocean is my office, what could be more perfect. I hope to see...More

Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

We had the best time with Capt Max. It was a perfect day and we enjoyed being their guest. Best excursion we’ve had and well worth it. The snorkel spots were beautiful and the lunch was delicious. Can’t thank her and Rick enough for the...More

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seamax, Owner at Sail with Captain Max, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2018

Thank you so much for organizing your family to come out on the boat. What a fun gang you are. We had the best day with you. Your enthusiasm for the sail and the snorkeling just made our day. My hope is that you make...More

Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

We visited St. Thomas on a recent cruise and sailed with Capt. Max aboard the beautiful “Lou”. What an amazing day we had! We were a family of 4 with two teenage daughters. The boat is a classic and sailed so smoothly. She and her...More

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seamax, Owner at Sail with Captain Max, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

Some days it just all fall into place, the weather was perfect, a good breeze to get us across Pillsbury Sound and into Fish territory. You have a wonderful family and I hope you find your way back to St. Thomas in the not to...More

Reviewed July 23, 2018

My boyfriend and I are staying on the island and had some difficulty booking a sailing trip with some of the bigger companies that our resort recommended - they wouldn't email or call back. We saw Captain Max's glowing reviews on trip advisor and were...More

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seamax, Owner at Sail with Captain Max, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2018

Although I love a full boat it was so nice to be able to give Caitrin and Sean the perfect day. everything worked out like a fairy tale. Great wind, turtles and fish galore and wonderful guests. Life can be amazing here in paradise. Thank...More

Reviewed July 20, 2018

Our family of 5 had a marvelous time this week with our time aboard Lou with Captain Max and her first mate of the day, Ricardo. This was the very first sailing experience for all of our party members, and everyone wants to do it...More

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seamax, Owner at Sail with Captain Max, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2018

We had a great day as well. Introducing people to sailing and the marine world is a highlight of the job. I love it out there and when I can make that happen for my guests is such a pleasure. Come back and see us...More

Reviewed July 5, 2018

Captain Max and her first mate were awesome guides and took us to places we would have never gotten to see! My husband an I happened to be the only two who booked for the day so we got a private and personalized charter with...More

Thank Elizabeth E
seamax, Owner at Sail with Captain Max, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2018

Although I love a full boat, who doesn't, it was so nice to be able to spoil you both. Sometimes luck rules in your favor. We loved having you and enjoyed just sitting back with time to talk and tell stories. Of course the wind,...More

Reviewed June 25, 2018

Max gave us a wonderful day off the cruise ship taking us sailing from the American Yacht Harbor on St. Thomas to multiple snorkeling sites just off St. Johns. The entire day was smooth, on time and delightful. Max prepared our custom lunch of chicken...More

Thank Van S
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I met Captain Max and her assistant, Ricardo, at the harbor in Red Hook and headed toward St. John on her sailboat, Lou. I had never been on sailboat before, but I was really blown away by the whole experience and how...More

Thank Alex W
seamax, Owner at Sail with Captain Max, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2018

It was quite the day, we had everything, sun, lots of fish and then a rain storm for the books. I was the lucky one to have such hearty guests who lived the moment. Some would have been dismayed by the rain but not this...More

Reviewed June 20, 2018

Incredible day of snorkeling and sailing with Captain Max and Crew (Ricardo). Great locations to see incredible marine life and experience first class sailing. Snorkeled in remote locations away from the crowds. No one around while we snorkeled. Lunch was perfect. Home made and delicious,...More

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seamax, Owner at Sail with Captain Max, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2018

Sailing with you was a day I will always remember. Sometimes I get lucky and get the perfect guests for the imperfect day. We did have a squall for the books but everyone was so cool and calm knowing that the boat is solid and...More

Reviewed June 19, 2018

Way better than my last catamaran adventure with 50 cruise mates - this is personal sailing like I've only dreamed of experiencing. Just two of us taxi rode from Crown Bay to Red Hook and met at Dock "C" by Captain Max. Dinghy ride out...More

Thank ColonelEd
seamax, Owner at Sail with Captain Max, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

Thank you so much for sailing with us. Both Gayle and I had a great day with you. She does know her underwater world. Sometimes even finds gold. We have many more spots to show you so plan your next vacation and we will find...More

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Cristina B
March 30, 2017|
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Response from Kathleen D | Reviewed this property |
I don't think a three year old would have much fun on board. The activities are definitely more adult oriented. We didn't spend any time on the beach. I wouldn't recommend it
Roxanne P
January 18, 2017|
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Response from enzulumeti | Reviewed this property |
Captain Max is not equipped for overnights.