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Making Great Memories !!

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had such a great time. Thanks to sail with friends we experienced things we never thought we would. I would highly recommend booking a trip with them.
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The last night of our week's vacation our group of 8 adults and 2 children rated the week's activities and declared the day on the boat with Alice, Pat and John as the absolute best!

We asked to sail early in the day in order to beat the crowds at Stingray City. There were a lot of cruise ships in port so Alice suggested that we sail at 7:30 am. It was perfect! the sea was calm and we were among the very first to arrive at Stingray City. We planned our day to spend 5 hours on the water.

We didn't realize that we were going to learn so much about the stingrays, starfish, fish and sea - the education was a nice bonus.

The most unexpected part of the day was a peek beyond the reef into the deep blue water. Several of us almost didn't go in the water because we frankly didn't think it was anything special. The first ones in the water were so fascinated that soon the rest of us jumped in. It is hard to describe and the adjectives we heard were "humbling, looks like the light you hear about going into heaven, amazing" etc. If you get the opportunity, GO!

Alice, Pat and John are all so kind and hospitable. We enjoyed a bountiful fresh fruit platter, pizzas and cold waters.

We were back at the dock around 12:30 pm. All good things must end but we left with some wonderful memories.

We would do it again tomorrow if we could!

Thank sportsmomcubed
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We just returned from another fabulous trip with Alice and Patrick on Sail with Friends.
This was our second trip with them and it did not disappoint once again! We were able to swim, hold and kiss the adorable stingrays on the sandbar. Then we snorkeled at coral gardens and saw tons of beautiful fish- including a barracuda. We then went to Kiabo beach for a nice cocktail before concluding our adventure at starfish point.
The entire trip was wonderful. They are gracious hosts and make every effort to make your day memorable. We will be back next time we are in Grand Cayman!

Thank Deacdickens
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We selected this private catamaran charter based on the recommendation of our vacation property hostess (Julie) and also previous Trip Advisor reviews. Captain Patrick, First Mate and wife Alice, and John are fantastically great people and provided a top notch and safe sailing experience for our families. Our group consisted of two families, a group of 10, ranging in age from 40 something to a baby. Holding and interacting with the stingrays, while under the consult of our knowledgeable and fantastic crew was one of the highlights of our vacation. Pizza and refreshments served from the boat to the starfish sandbar was a nice conclusion before our enjoyable sail home. Do not hesitate to book for your family and friends. Irish hospitality at its best!!

Thank tcharris7
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Reviewed August 29, 2018

If you are looking for a private, customized, incredible experience, you’ve found it! 10 of us (6 adults and 4 children, ages 5-8) set sail with Patrick, Alice and John last week and it was easily one of the most memorable experiences of the entire trip. The boat is perfect, offering plenty of space in both the sun and shade, and the hosts are even better. Patrick, Alice and John ensured everyone was comfortable and safe at all times, and guaranteed we always had a drink or snack if we desired. They are extremely knowledgeable and shared plenty of interesting information with our group along the way. We made stops to visit (and kiss) the stingrays, snorkel, and eat pizza with the starfish. Tip- Follow John when snorkeling as he knows where the best secrets are. He dove down with a piece of squid to feed an eel that we would have never found without him! The adults and children loved this trip- with the 8 year olds really enjoying the snorkeling and the 5 years olds loving the opportunity to wade in waist-high, beautiful water visiting the starfish. Alice made sure to snap plenty of pictures along the way allowing us to focus on exploring our breathtaking surroundings. If/when we return, we will definitely be booking with them again!

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Reviewed August 27, 2018

My family and I had the pleasure of spending the day on Patrick and Alice's beautiful boat two weeks ago. We were 6 in total and we had a great time. John and Alice got in the water with us to snorkel and show us the amazing underwater sites. We stopped at Kaibo beach for a quick bite to eat and sailed the amazing waters.
It was hard to believe in advance that our day out would live up to all the tremendous reviews we read prior to our trip, but we were not disappointed. Patrick, Alice and John are simply kind, friendly people with knowledge and experience at sea. They made the trip really enjoyable for everyone.

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Reviewed August 24, 2018

We would highly recommend booking a sailing trip with Sail with Friends. We had 2 families with 6 teens total and had plenty of room to move around on the boat. The boat is absolutely spotless!! Alice, John and Patrick were wonderful, informative, fun and very professional. We booked a 1/2 day excursion and could easily have stayed on the boat a full day it was so relaxing! The snorkeling to stingray city is wonderful. Alice takes pictures and will email them to you. At Starfish Point, a light lunch is served of pizza. Alice comes into the water and serves the pizza to the guests while you are wading around in the water. The teens got a kick out of this. Water is available, but if you would like other beverages or snacks I would suggest bringing them along.
It was by far our best excursion of the week on Grand Cayman! Thank you Alice, Pat and John!

1  Thank moms1971
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Reviewed August 24, 2018

Alice and Pat are truly exceptional. Alice and I spoke on the phone a month or so before our trip & she made sure she had all the info on ages, like/dislikes and what was wanted out of our excursion. She gave us turn by turn directions to the dock as we had our own vehicle. Pat and Alice are so calm and knowlegable and obviously enjoy children/teens. We hit stingray city, starfish point, snorkeling with frisbee and other amazing fish and since we had such beautiful weather a stop at the "edge" to snorkel. We highly recommend sailing with Alice and Pat!

Thank Pamela V
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Alice and Pat are truly friends after a 1/2 day sail around the island. If you are planning a private tour to stingray city, starfish point with a little snorkeling mixed in you won’t find a friendlier couple to accommodate your family. Thank you Alice and Pat!

Thank GotMineral
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

One of the best cruise excursions we've ever done. I booked this privately and Alice worked with me to do the charter during our "ashore" time. Once we arrived at the dock, we were immediately greeted and whisked away! We fed the stingrays (we kept accidentally releasing Freckles and John patiently kept retrieving her so we could feed her), did some snorkeling (where John found a large moray eel for our more adventuresome snorkelers) and visited Starfish point. Best part was pizza in the ocean--even better than cake by the sea. We had an unexpected storm pop up--it surprised everyone, judging by the number of boats we waiting the storm out with--and Patrick and Alice handled it with a calm, professional manner. Alice, Patrick and John were extremely friendly and had everything on hand to make the day truly special for our group, which ranged in ages from 7 to 72.

Thank makotara
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