The team went above and beyond on every detail to ensure that all 8 of us had everything we could want! Captain Barry expertly handled the boat and each sail as well as advised on all questions and outings. Denny ensured our group of various ages always we up to something fun- snorkeling excursions, wakeboarding, tubing, seabob and more while also taking photos of it all so we would have the memories! Maya is truly Wonder Woman and anticipates what everyone wants/needs so she is always one step ahead while keeping the boat impeccably clean and attending to every meal and cocktail request! With Paulina by her side, we found little need to want to leave the boat! And Chef Alex is truly AMAZING. Every meal out did the next and while everything contributes to the experience, all of us will never forget Chef Alex and the wonderful food that allowed special times for all 8 of us to come together and share meals and conversation!
Thank you for helping us to arrange this vacation and do know that any other charters will be lucky to get this team lead by Captain Barry!
Very best, C&K”
Sailing yacht AFAET St Martin/St Barths Christmas New Year 2022/23
We are unanimous in thinking that the whole trip was greAt and that Lolo and Astrid are just terrific hosts. The food was great. Our only reservation was that Astrid should come out the galley once in a while to socialize.
Lolo was very professional in the way he sailed the boat – safe and comfortable with reasonable length of sails which got us to each anchorage at good times – not too long or short
We also found the boat very comfortable and well appointed and well provisioned- plenty of snacks and drinks.
Finally we had a last minute change of plan ad one our party had to detour to Boston (sick kids) she came in Sat and Lolo had no hesitation about sailing to Young Island to pick her up after lunch
As I said earlier we are all very happy with the experience and are already thinking a return.
Thanks also for all your help and guidance.
Catamaran Isolablue Grenadines February 2023
“Good morning, just wanted to send an email to you both, even though we gushed to Graham over and over the last few days, to say how amazing our trip was! Here are two photos of our amazing yacht family! What an absolute gift the past week was for our family. This Lionshare crew of seven people stole our hearts and will most definitely live in some of our most treasured memories forever.
I cannot thank you both enough for everything you did. It was perfection! Wishing you both continued success and if you ever need a reference or review, please know that you have 9 perfect 5 stars from all of us.
All our best,
– Band family”
Motor Yacht Lionshare May ST Martin Caribbean
“This charter was (magic) really the best we ever had. Apart from the excellent crew and the perfect status of the boat, we were very lucky with the weather. The winds from the west in the latter part allowed us to see the other sides of the different islands and we were able to sail practically every day.
As this will probably our last charter I wish to thank you for your excellent service all these years. You are really the best in the industry.
Sailing Yacht ELVIS MAGIC – ST MARTIN Caribbean MARCH 2023
“Hi Sarah – we disembarked earlier today and are now in Naples for the night with friends. What a spectacular week! Thanks so much for all your help. The boat worked out perfectly – even as the size of our group grew. The captain and crew could not have been nicer or more capable. We had a fun and relaxing week from start to finish. “
Motor Yacht OCEAN VIEW NAPLES Amalfi June 2023
We had a fantastic time and love the boat! Crew was really good. Many kudos to the guys on the team. Always ready to go and help us with water toys, etc.. Very sweet with our little 9 year old when she would get salt in eyes or an injury. We loved it when they opened up and starting sharing history and details on Croatia on the tender.
Chef was also really good. He was very masterful with all of our allergies.
Vicko did a fantastic job with the itinerary. The girls had a blast fishing with him and he was great letting them up in the pilot room, etc… He is a fantastic captain. Willing to work with us on the itinerary and found some really quite extraordinary spots.
We would absolutely charter Katariina again and loved the captain. We highly recommend it for your other customers. To have 12 people on board for 11 days and have such a positive experience was a true gift for us.”
MOTOR YACHT KATARIINA I Dubrovnik to Venice July 2023
“Hope this note finds you well. Thanks once again for our incredible trip to the Galapagos it was spectacular. Truly a unique place and the whole family had an incredible time!
The Crew and guide on Passion were PHENOMINAL. We can’t stop talking about how amazing the trip was and the wildlife never disappoints. So happy we went and so luck to get there when we did to get the whole experience. Thank you for being so on top of the flights and transfers and for getting our luggage transferred in time, we know it was stressful but you did a FANTASTIC job.
Appreciate all your hard work and for making this the trip of a lifetime.
We will be back in contact very soon, thanks Michael, Ann and family”
MY Passion motor yacht Galapagos November 2020
The whole trip was fabulous! The crew was stellar. The boat was beautiful and the food was wonderful. We can’t rave enough about our experience. This boat is especially good for anyone who wants to do scuba diving. Captain Ian so enthusiastic about it and all the equipment is state of the art on the boat.
Thank you for your help coordinating our trip.
Stephanie and family”
Outta Touch motor yacht – March 2021 USVI
It has been a marriage made in heaven. Peter and Libby are that rare combination of consummate professionalism, a caring spirit of service and personal charm. Without a doubt, the most satisfying charter crew I have experienced.
Though Peter did not grow up sailing, he is today a superb seaman, mechanic and shiphandler. Though Libby is herself a vegan, she handles the whole range of cooking with skill. But her vegan dishes, like composed salads, fully satisfy, with their range of flavors.
The boat is a good sailor, its finish far more sparkly than one might expect for its age and truly fitted with every possible gadget and modcon. But above all, their constant regard for our comfort and well being is what makes them so special.”
Lunulata 57ft sailing yacht – January 2021 Antigua and Barbuda
“Hi Sarah, What a fabulous trip! Thank you for all the personal attention putting this together. The crew always makes a difference and CJ had a fabulous group onboard. We loved every minute and we were an energetic bunch and couldn’t wear them out.
A bit of a trade off with a catamaran as to big water sailing…. but we enjoyed every extra inch of space . That was a treat to experience! The food was divine….. CJ went out of his way to find activities…… next time we might charter in a more remote part of these islands …… sounds like CJs next charter is in the atolls here which would also suit us! Our new family Karaoke song will be “ Joy to the World” this was the best family trip we’ve had in years…..!!! I think we may have my husband “ hooked” !
A million Thank Yous XOXO”
JOY 77 Feet. (Cat) – Online brochure
“Dear Sarah, we just wanted to Thank you for our wonderful journey!!
Gullet Victoria, fullfilled all our expectations, she was beautiful and just what we wanted!
Captain Bruno, was excelent, he took us to beautiful and calm anchorages, he always made us feel that he was at our disposition, very responsable with The boat, and wonderful manners!
Pier Paulo, was just adorable, he was everywhere at all times, he read our mind because he bought us things we wanted without us asking for them, he was very nice and respectful at all times!
Antonietta is responsible for our gaining weight!! She made excelent food and wonderful pasta. She gave me some of her recipes. Very nice and quite, excelent attitude.
So Sarah, we recomend Gullet Victoria and her wonderful crew!”
VICTORIA 82 Feet. (Motor sail) – VICTORIA Online brochure
“Captain Peet and Kate made sure that our experience on the Exodus was an excellent adventure. First there is the yacht. From the moment we walked onto the boat we knew it was something special. The care Peet and Kate take with the boat is obvious. The quality of the food was also a surprise. Kate takes great care and presents each course as an artistic achievement. My kids are not picky eaters, but our family has lots of diverse diets – vegetarians, avowed carnivores, non-fish eaters, etc. Kate managed to please all of us, and there were no leftovers.
Most importantly, and key to our great week, is that Peet and Kate are great hosts and great fun. We read many reviews and scoured crew bios since we knew the crew could make or break the trip. It only took us a day to realize that we had made the right choice. Peet is incredibly organized, knowledgeable and interesting. He offered options and ideas for destinations, but never dictated – it was “our trip.” He showed us the quieter areas of the BVI that we wanted to see, but mixed in beach bars and action for the kids.
Favorite moments include Peet bringing us coffee at 6:30 am each morning on the flybridge and greeting us with smoothies after snorkeling trips, Kate cheering on my kids as they jumped from the top of the boat, Peet taking our kids paddleboard skiiing using the dinghy, and Peet letting the rope go as our kids drifted far away in the floating island. Instead of wanting to get off the boat, we were always happy to be there. That is probably the very best endorsement.
Thank you for helping us choose such a perfect boat for our vacation. You cannot go wrong with this boat and this crew. We have already discussed booking our second trip next year and can’t wait to go back.”
– 59ft CATAMARAN EXODUS in the British Virgin Islands – EXODUS Online brochure and Rates
It was truly a “dream vacation”! The boat and crew exceeded our expectations in every way! It was a score of 11 on a scale of 1 to 10.
The crew was exceptional – truly outstanding. Each of the crew members were so professional, kind, helpful, friendly – every step of the journey. My kids adored them as did all the adults. The food was amazing. The adults and kids all agreed that the meals on the boat were much better than any restaurant we went to.
The Maitai boat was gorgeous and worked perfect for our family. We loved the boat!! We were all so sad yesterday the trip was over.
Sarah, thank you for guiding us to such a fabulous boat with such an amazing crew!! We very much appreciate your help with the process. Please pass on to the crew how wonderful they are and our thanks to them and you for making this trip so incredibly special.
– 75ft Catamaran Maita’i
“Sarah, the whole charter was an absolute success. The Decompression is a 5 star resort with a 5 star crew. The attention to detail on all aspects of the trip was superb. The menu and preparation of the food was first class. I would highly recommend the Decompression for any future charter.
Motor Yacht Decompression – family group
“We want to thank you for yet again another exceptionally wonderful trip! The crew on Ocean’s Seven 2 were beyond fabulous!
Caroline, Gautier’s wife, was by far the best chef we have ever encountered anywhere in the world at any restaurant or special place. Three meals a day never ceased to amaze us, and she was so adept at adjusting to some of our food preferences as a diverse group.
The six teenagers had a wonderful time, They had tons of fun and lots of laughter generated on their own. Gautier was wonderful with them taking them out to waterski and tube at a moments notice. The kids thought he was wonderful with his sense of humor and kind smiles.
Thank you for finding such an amazing boat and crew for us. It will truly go down in our history books of special times together.”
– Sailing Yacht Oceans Seven 2: Bay of Islands, New Zealand – family group
“We loved our charter on Avalon and will definitely be back!!
Captain Alex was great, professional and fun, Christina is an accomplished chef and make every meal a special occasion. The cabins were very roomy and there is a lot of good spaces on the boat that we enjoyed.”
– Catamaran Avalon – British Virgin Islands – 4 couples
“We had a wonderful charter. Coral was a wonderful adventure in herself, offering a unique and authentic sailing experience, with a great deal of charm and excitement.
The itinerary was excellent, with beautiful sailing in 3-6 hour legs that were fun and manageable for the kids, as well as a great variety of lovely islands and cultures. Finally, food was delicious and the crew was excellent. Professional, hard-writing, thoughtful, hospitable and great fun.
We are also very appreciative of your knowledgeable and patient help in putting it all together. We’re looking forward to our next cruise!”
– Sailing schooner Coral of Cowes – The Grenadines – family group
We had a wonderful time onboard Campai and really appreciated these unknown islands. It is nice to be alone in a bay and not with a lot of others. Diane’s food is always amazing tasty and fresh. We discussed next year and await Barney’s suggestions.”
– Sailing Yacht Campai – Spanish Virgin Islands – 2 couples
“Captain Andrew and his crew exceeded our expectations aboard Capricorn, the yacht is spacious and has wonderful outdoor spaces.
The crew are professional and very helpful, while the chef catered to our every wish and each meal was perfected presented and very tasty. We would definitely charter Capricorn again.”
– Motor Yacht Capricorn – Bahamas – family group
“Our charter on the Catamaran Shida was out of this world, Captain Nando went out of his way to accommodate us and even in slightly rough weather he had the perfect plan and we nestled down in Ishia in a beautiful village to wait for the sun to reappear and continue our cruise along the Amalfi coast.
Nando is from the area and gave us first class information about the area and many choices on where to go and what do do. The food on board was amazing and skillfully prepared by our chef, its couldn’t be been more authentic Itialian and we all loved every minute of being onboard Shida. We would like to recommend Shida to anyone that wishes to charter a great Catamaran in Italy.”
– Catamaran Shida – Naples/Amalfi – 4 couples
“Thank you for your efforts in arranging our charter of IBIS for 13 days at the end of July. My son and I had a wonderful time. Capt. Robert and his wife Nellie Marie provided excellent service both as sailors and in making arrangements aboard and on land to assure us of a fun and comfortable time.
The vessel itself was in near “bristol” condition and sailed easily and well. The accommodations in our private cabins were outstanding. Finally, I have never eaten food so tasty aboard any sailboat. Robert is a real chef and his food would be Zagat rated at 26 or 27. These people know their job and do it very well. They get a “10” for service and value.”
“The trip could not have been more perfect, the yacht the area and the crew were all outstanding. Captain Jackson did now all those hidden places you had talked about and we were very happy with his abilities and expertise.
The chef created wonderful meals and all 8 of us enjoyed the new eating adventure each day. The stewardess and deckhands helped us with everything and anything we needed. The four equal cabins worked very well and our whole charter party was very happy.
We definitely want to book again for next year and as soon as possible please.”
– M/Y Lady Frances IV, British Virgin Islands
“The catamaran Sea Chateau had everything we needed and more, what a great selection of waters sports toys. The whole family had a chance to try scuba diving.
Laura and Greg are fantastic.”
– Catamaran Sea Chateau, British Virgin Islands
“Bob, I just wanted to drop you a note to tell you what an amazing time we had on Ciao Bella. Your boat is spectacular in all respects (and it sails like a dream). The state of the art amenities were perfect and we had a great vacation. We especially loved your crew–Chris and Kate.
Chris is a tremendous sailor, very relaxed and incredibly respectful of the boat and the guests. I would sail with him anytime and anywhere. What can I say about Katie–an amazing cook, amazing sailor and all around terrific person. It was all I could do to prevent my wife from hijacking her to come home with us! “
– Ciao Bella
“This boat is awesome! The crew is so nice and are really fun. It is so big and nice you can relax. Water sports were very fun and the snorkeling was awesome!
Everyone was very kind, charming, and thoughtful.”
– Douce France