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Snorkeling Trip

Captain Phil and Tarn took us to two great snorkel spots while ensuring our safety. Highly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
San Diego, California
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The most awesome day with Capt. Phil

I don't know where to start! my wife and i met a couple on the cab and ferry from St. Thomas to St... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Middleburg, Virginia
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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...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Captain Phil and Tarn took us to two great snorkel spots while ensuring our safety. Highly recommend!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't know where to start! my wife and i met a couple on the cab and ferry from St. Thomas to St. John and then we all met another couple once at the Gallows Point Resort. we were able to schedule a snorkel/sailing trip...More

1  Thank cware645
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We contacted Capt Phil the evening before after receiving recommendations from people on the island. We originally had a group of 4 but had 2 cancel at the last minute. We were worried Capt Phil would have to cancel the trip but he graciously took...More

1  Thank gmzcandice
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We sailed will Phil for the first time seven years ago. Phil is the best sailor and teacher we have ever sailed with. Phil truly loves the Marine life and environment. My only regret is not having a child for him to teach. We spent...More

1  Thank Rowan813
Reviewed August 10, 2018

We had a wonderful 1/2 day sail with Capt. Phil and his First Mate, Tarn. They keep you safe and informed, and Phil's descriptions and photos of octopuses will blow your mind! We snorkeled off of a beautiful reef and just enjoyed Phil's knowledge about...More

1  Thank paulahayes2018
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I took our honeymoon on St. John VI. Our last day we spent the afternoon with Captain Phil & his 1st mate Tarn sailing and snorkeling. The attention capt. Phil & Tarn gave was above and beyond. They made sure we were...More

1  Thank Stephen P
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

As a long time resident and boater on St John I can tell you that sailing with Captain Phil is an experience not to be missed. He is truly an "old salt", who, at 80 years of age is absolutely tireless. He will share stories...More

1  Thank az93
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

We highly recommend the full-day sail/snorkel trip on Wayward Sailor. My husband and I have snorkeled in St. John many times, but our daughters (ages 12 and 14) had not. Captain Phil and his mate, Trista, were incredibly knowledgeable, kind, and patient. Phil took the...More

1  Thank KeefeCommunications
Reviewed June 18, 2018

My husband and I sailed with wayward sailor while on a vacation this June. We happened to see Capt Phil's flyer while in downtown and we were so glad we went. We did the full day 10-4 pm it was $140 per person, Capt Phil...More

1  Thank erin h
Reviewed May 23, 2018

Saint John, USVI, is open for business, and Capt Phil is ready to take you out on the water.... and below the surface for some great views. Join him for an educational and entertaining outing... three thumbs up!

1  Thank Doug F
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