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Address: Sapphire Beach Marina Slip S33, St. Thomas
Phone Number: +1 340-775-7017

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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I researched a lot of boats before we decided to book the Nightwind. I was not disappointed. Captain Rick and Deb were awesome!! This is a more intimate trip, not a big party... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Tiana S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I researched a lot of boats before we decided to book the Nightwind. I was not disappointed. Captain Rick and Deb were awesome!! This is a more intimate trip, not a big party boat with 30 plus people. The crew was very knowledgable and told us about site and history of the islands and landmarks. We went to 3 spots... More 

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I don't know if I can find the proper words to do this experience justice. I am a Special Forces veteran of 20 years; my wife and I have traveled to over 40 countries around the world; and the Yacht Nightwind experience sits at the very top of surreal and amazing experiences I have had the pleasure to enjoy. In... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a group of 11. There was a family of three with a young daughter, another family with an older daughter, and our group (four 21 year olds). Rick took us to three different spots around the islands and Cathy got in the water with us to show us where to go and what to look for. We have... More 

Thank Jack P
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The experience on the Nightwind is comparable to no other! After a disappointing catamaran experience a couple of days prior - we were counting down the days / hours until we were back on the Nightwind! Not only is this a more intimate, personal experience - the service is top notch - the staff is incredible - the boat is... More 

Thank Stephanie I
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this boat. Capt Rick and Deb were great, food was good, and the snorkeling stops were spot on. Highly recommend. Rays, Turtles! Good reef

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great trip. It can be booked well in advance so you might want to make your arrangements in advance. That said, we were picked up and taken to the Marina where we were served breakfast. There were only 4 of us and we were staying at the same place. You can chart your own adventure or go... More 

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North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Wonderful day of sailing with Rick and Deb! The food was perfect as well as the sights. Highly recommend sailing with Nightwind while visiting USVI!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

We really enjoyed our time aboard Yacht Nightwind. Captain and his wife were lovely. Captain's assistant could be a bit short with guests, but maybe she was just having a bad day. Great service, excellent lunch. Snorkeling in both St. John and Christmas Island St. Thomas fabulous. Would recommend

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Just returned from our 6 day stay in St. Thomas for family vacation, and we thoroughly enjoyed a day sail with Nightwind Charters. Captain Rick and Deb did an EXCELLENT JOB hosting our sailing adventure. They served scrumptious food and drinks with we had fun snorkeling at 3 different spots. Our main goal was to spot some sea turtles and... More 

Thank mikeyboy_esq
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

My family and I booked a day trip sailing on the Yacht Nightwind in early July. We had such a fantastic time, we booked another day immediately. The whole experience is top-notch, from the beautiful yacht, to the tasty food and drink, to the amazing snorkeling spots. Captain Rick and Deb are wonderful hosts, full of knowledge about the islands... More 

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