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“An entertaining day on the water”
Review of Wayward Sailor

Wayward Sailor
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Owner description: 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 van Dyke, BVI; snorkel reefs accessible only by boat, all inclusive, discounted price, fresh Caribbean lunches, homemade brownies, maximum of six guests, safe, comfortable classic 30' sloop, Coast Guard approved, beginner snorkelers welcome.
Reviewed April 22, 2013

Captain Phil is a character and we enjoyed his stories and commentary. Snorkeling spots were very nice though we had some weather chasing us around part of the day that I believe altered his original plans somewhat. The provided lunch was top notch.

1  Thank thedoublee
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Reviewed April 9, 2013

Fantastic day trip snorkeling with Capt Phil and Tarn. He gets in the water with you and teaches technique. He taught me to free dive, and I am so grateful! Great with kids, too!

1  Thank mindehankins
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Reviewed December 13, 2012 via mobile

Been on many snorkel trips in Caribbean and Hawaii and captain Phil takes the cake. Super friendly and personal and was great with our 3.5 yr old son who really just wanted to talk and look around.

Captain Phil took us to a great spot with supurb visibility and no other snorkelers. We had the place to ourselves. Saw a ton of marine life and his gear was surprisingly really good. When we got out of the water he had a beer waiting. What else can you ask for?

Not luxurious, but very clean and tidy. You can tell captain Phil takes great pride in his business and in st john. Would totally recommend for a personal experience with a small group or family.

4  Thank jrenaldi79
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Reviewed November 28, 2012

Capt Phil and Tarn make a great team. They made sure we were comfortable and took it easy and slow. I enjoyed the stories and history lessons. My wife and I spent a full day sailing to Jost Van Dyke, British Virgin Islands. We did some snorkeling, ate at Foxy's and walked around while Capt Phil and Tarn pointed out some of the flowers and sights. Nice easy day. We were not looking for a wild ride and bar hopping, this sail was great. We also went on a sunset sail. Champagne and hors d'oeuvres were great. The dinghy ride out to the moored sailing sloop was a treat for someone who has never had the experience before. Be prepared to use the "head"; it is quite the experience. We recommend hiring out the Wayward Sailor as part of a USVI vacation adventure.

2  Thank Wally M
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Reviewed November 19, 2012

A great evening started with a call from Captain Phil to confirm we knew where we were meeting. After a short dinghy ride to his sailboat we left and set sail along the north shore of St John. Captain Phil regaled us with stories of his decades sailing throughout the Caribbean, and his knowledge of local culture, customs and wildlife were amazing. We will return for a sailing excursion in January!

2  Thank guvna98
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