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“Great day on the water”

Second Wind Charters
Ranked #9 of 28 Tours in East End
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: We offer a VIP Private Yacht charter experience aboard Second Wind, a 58 ft power yacht. We only take small groups for a wonderful day of breath-taking scenery, delicious food and drinks. You will have a choice as to where you would like to go, whether it be to snorkeling with turtles, discovering the mysteries of a sunken ship or exploring the gorgeous reefs around the US Virgin Islands or try your luck at deep sea fishing. This is a relaxing day trip with everything at your fingertips. We have 3 crew for you on the boat, that will make sure you don't lack anything. The on-board personal chef makes everything fresh so please let us know in advance of any dietary requirements. The bartender will make sure your glasses are not empty. In addition of the colorful tropical cocktail's she makes also delicious fresh fruit smoothies. And the captain will make sure you see the best of US Virgin Islands.
West Lafayette, Indiana
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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“Great day on the water”
Reviewed August 4, 2014

My wife and I had a wonderful time with Capt Wolfgang, Snorkel guide Girard and Chef Nikki on the full day trip on the Second Wind. We went to 3 very nice snorkeling spots and saw a great variety of marine life and coral. The food and drinks were excellent as well. There were only 6 passengers on board, so there was plenty of room to spread out and enjoy the day. We would highly recommend this adventure.

Visited July 2014
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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“Excellent snorkeling and crew!”
Reviewed August 3, 2014

Our extended family of 9 rented the private boat charter for a day of snorkeling and swimming. The snorkeling was excellent, and probably my favorite experience of our whole cruise. Gerard was a wonderful guide, leading us all to where the best spots were and pointing out sea turtles, sting rays, and even diving down to hold an anemone (sp?) and a starfish for us to look at. He was knowledgeable and a great guide. On the boat, the food was delicious and well-presented, courtesy of Nikki. We liked the crew and also hearing Wolfgang's wild stories while touring around. Would definitely recommend this as a cruise excursion or if you are visiting the area. They really care about doing a good job and providing the best experience possible!

Visited July 2014
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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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12 reviews
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“be pampered in St Thomas”
Reviewed July 25, 2014

The absolutely best tour/snorkeling/diving experience is still with Aqua Marine. There are normally only 6 guests, but because one day had to be cancelled for weather, there were 8 on the day we went. There is plenty of room on the boat to be with others or be alone. Wolfgang has stories to tell about just about everything and the food is fantastic. It's Wolfgang, a dedicated cook, and a crewman. We were waited on hand and foot and really had a great day. Sounds expensive, but worth every penny. I can't wait to get back next year.

Visited July 2014
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Keller, Texas
2 reviews
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“Awesome day”
Reviewed July 16, 2014

We took a full day trip on the Second Wind and it was great! It was so much better than expected! Everyone was so kind. Wolfgang was a great captain. We had an amazing time snorkeling with Jeff as our guide. He was so helpful in pointing out all of the different wildlife, and he also helped us find sea turtles, rays, etc. Nikki's food was delicious, couldn't have asked for a better day! Worth every penny!

Visited July 2014
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New York
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“Second time around”
Reviewed July 15, 2014

We just got back from a cruise and in St Thomas we had the opportunity to charter Second Wind for three of us. We had previously done a half day non-private trip with them last year., It was my husband, my mother-in-law and I. My mother-in-law was uncomfortable snorkeling so Wolfgang, our captain that day, kept her entertained floating in the water while my husband and I snorkeled with Jeff. Jeff led us all around the cove and helped us find turtles, stingrays, spotted eagle rays and more. It was some of the best snorkeling we have experienced in years. Top this off with fantastic food, flowing beverages and great stories from Jeff and Wolfgang and it all added up to a fantastic and memorable day. We cant wait to go back to St Thomas and sail again.

Visited July 2014
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