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Best sailing ever

We were booked on a catamaran but it blew an engine so we were screwed. After much research we... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2019
Patricia S
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Milmont Park
9 Days on Antidote

WOW! This was our third charter with Cruise Abaco in about a year. We are addicted! My wife and I... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2019
Chris M
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Reviewed June 14, 2018

My husband and I recently got back from a bareboat charter with Cruise Abaco and had a wonderful experience in every way. Boat Harbour Marina, where Cruise Abaco is based, is much easier to get in and out of, in my opinion, than the marinas on the other side, and you can walk to the restaurants in that area in 10 minutes. Also, the facilities at Abaco Beach Resort (toilets, showers, garbage disposal, laundry, waiting taxi) that you are allowed to use for free during your Cruise Abaco charter were great and very welcome when staying on a boat in the marina for a few days due to bad weather.

All the people we dealt with at Cruise Abaco, from the top on down, were excellent: very professional, knowledgeable, friendly, and helpful. Even though we were a bareboat charter, we got great service. They gave us a thorough check-out of our monohull while in its slip and even sailed out with us for the first hour or so to make sure we understood how everything worked, something no other charter company has ever done for us. They had lots of great recommendations on where to go and tips on possible problems to look out for, and were quickly available when we did have a small problem with the boat (our fault). We'll only be using Cruise Abaco for future trips to Marsh Harbour!

Date of experience: May 2018
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Mark G, Owner at Cruise Abaco, responded to this reviewResponded June 15, 2018

Hello, Thanks so much for your kind words and we really appreciate it so much, we look forward to having you again! have a great rest of your summer! Smooth sailing! Mark & Patti & entire Cruise Abaco crew!

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Reviewed May 22, 2018

We just came back from 6 days with Cruise Abaco and Captain Joe, where our group of 4 took our ASA 101-103-104 certification. We sailed on a beautiful Jeannau 44 monohull, which was in great condition and very clean. Best of all was Captain Joe, who made our trip and our learning so much fun. He was pleasant, patient, fun and he was a great instructor overall. I'd definitely recommend Cruise Abaco to anyone looking for a bareboat vacation in the Abacos or for a sailing school as we did. The resort where Cruise Abaco operates from was also great and close to the Marsh Harbour airport.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Mark G, Owner at Cruise Abaco, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2018

Thanks so much for your review, we all work so hard and so happy you had such a great experience , so important to us! Look forward to having you bareboat! have a great summer! Mark,Patti & the Cruise Abaco crew!

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Reviewed May 9, 2018

This was our first charter with Cruise Abaco and we are already in the process of finding a date we can go back. I have charted yachts with different companies over the past 30 years and was very happy how genuinely helpful everyone was. Brian's chart briefing was great and one on one. His recommendations where spot on. Mark and Patti are fantastic and made us feel at home.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Mark G, Owner at Cruise Abaco, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2018

Hello, Thank you for your kind words and we look forward to seeing you "on the dock" once again! Have a great summer, Mark & Patti & entire Cruise Abaco crew!

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Reviewed May 9, 2018

We just got back from our charter on a beautiful Lucia 40 catamaran. Our first trip to Abacos and first charter with Cruise Abaco. The CA team could not have been more helpful in assisting us with the boat and trip planning. Bryon was a great resource with everything! Mark and his staff were A-one. Our friends that sailed with us had been in the BVI's using a popular charter company several times and said there was no comparison with Cruise Abaco. We definitely will be back

Date of experience: May 2018
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Mark G, Owner at Cruise Abaco, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2018

Hello, Thanks so much and it was a pleasure truly and so happy you had such a great time. We look forward to seeing you again! Patti & Mark & entire Cruise Abaco crew!

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Reviewed April 25, 2018

We just completed our second bare boat charter with Cruise Abaco. This time we brought 2 other couples with us and spent an amazing week on a Fountain Pajot Helia 44 Catamaran. All we can say is "Amazing!" The Cruise Abaco boats are new, well equipped, and very well maintained. While in Abaco we checked out the other Charter company offerings. By far and hands down, Cruise Abaco has the best equipment and best support. Mark, Patti, and crew are actively on hand to ensure everything goes smoothly. Any needed help and support is a radio call, and minutes, away.

Captain Joe...What can we say! A trip to Abaco is not complete without spending time with Captain Joe. He helped us put together a perfect float plan based on the varied interests of our crew and he showed us how to manouver and manage the 44 ft Cat (the first Cat experience for us Monohull sailors). To top off the week, Joe organized a Thursday night beach party for the Cruise Abaco customers in the area. It was a wonderful night featuring a beach bonfire, guitar playing and singing, story telling, star gazing, and fellowship with other cruisers. Captain Joe goes above and beyond to ensure everyone has a great time. Definitely, a highlight of the trip.

If you are planning a trip to the Bahamas and the Sea of Abaco...book with Cruise Abaco.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Mark G, Owner at Cruise Abaco, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2018

Hello, Thanks so much for chartering with us once again and your kind words as well, we all work so hard to make sure you have a great vacation and yes Captain Joe is great and a wonderful entertainer as well! Have a wonderful summer and till next time! Mark & Patti & crew

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