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Miramar Sailing

Jolly Harbour Marina | Jolly Harbour Marina, St. John's, Antigua
+1 268-721-3456
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Great yachting experience!

Captain Kevin was spectacular, skillful and socially engaging. His first mate Tyler was equally... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
loveofindia
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Competent crew course

My daughter Jessica and I booked this with a tiny bit of trepidation as neither of us had been on a... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2017
R2407SQkarens
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Miramar Sailing offers Private & Exclusive Day Sailing, Caribbean Sailing Holidays, and RYA Recognised training courses from its base in Jolly Harbour. Our private 47ft. Classic Ketch, "Hawnalea", with Captain Kevin and crew, will "Make Your Day Special". Hawnalea is not a "party boat" and she will be "yours for the day". She can accommodate up to 12 guests. Our monohulls "Miramar", "Phoenix" & "Danae", with Brian & Pippa, offer extended cruising holidays and RYA approved training, throughout the Caribbean for up to 4 guests or students.
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Jolly Harbour Marina | Jolly Harbour Marina, St. John's, Antigua
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Captain Kevin was spectacular, skillful and socially engaging. His first mate Tyler was equally wonderful. They both were so knowledgeable, and fun too! It was a maiden voyage for one of our party on a sloop as well as a snorkel and it proved to...More

Thank loveofindia
MiramarSailing, Owner at Miramar Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Fantastic! Thank you. Captain Kevin and Tyler are a great asset to our company as you and many before have discovered. Please come back and sail with them again.

Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

My daughter Jessica and I booked this with a tiny bit of trepidation as neither of us had been on a boat before. What followed was an amazing 5 days. Tanya our instructor was a Canadian ball of energy and fun. But more importantly she...More

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MiramarSailing, Owner at Miramar Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Thank you Ladies. We are delighted you enjoyed your course and instructor and now have the confidence to get on board a boat again. Hopefully with Miramar Sailing! Have a great summer!

Reviewed 25 March 2017

I used Miramar for a 1-week Yachtmaster Offshore theory course followed by a 5-day onboard Yachtmaster Preparation period before the RYA Examiner joined the boat for the exam itself. From the outset, Brian (who handles the office side of the business) advised and helped me...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2016

Completed our competent crew course with Miramar in November. Neither of us had any sailing experience and comp crew was the perfect introduction to sailing and life living on a yacht. We had the most amazing time teamed up with two other trainees doing their...More

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MiramarSailing, Owner at Miramar Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2016

Thank you for this very positive review. Lea is indeed, like all our Instructors, excellent with high levels of experience and high standards of training. We are delighted you chose to kick start your sailing with us and look forward to welcoming you back to...More

Reviewed 17 December 2016

Our friends in Jolly Harbour suggested a few hours sailing with Captain Kevin on Hawnalea to give us an idea of what it's all about. We agreed but I was terrified having never been on a sailing boat before, let alone out at sea !!...More

Thank LillyBee64
PipTheSkip, Owner at Miramar Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2016

Hi LillyBee We are so pleased you enjoyed your sailing with Capt Kevin - who knows maybe one day you'll be back with Miramar Sailing to learn more about it! Compliments of the Season, and come back to see us again soon!

Reviewed 18 November 2016

I had a one on one training course which I wouldn't recommend. I feel you learn more if there are others to learn from. I didn't understand some of the course content and in the end resulted in failing the course, which I believe should...More

Thank travellerR257SE
PipTheSkip, Owner at Miramar Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2016

Hi R257SE Thanks for writing a review on our TripAdvisor page - we only have one record of a single person taking a theory course with us, and that was in May 2015, perhaps this was when you visited, rather than in December as stated...More

Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We just had a wonderful full days sailing on the Hawnalea. It's a beautiful 45ft ketch and Capt. Kevin and the crew (Wayne and Dylan) were so welcoming. The whole day was incredibly relaxed. We were taken to snorkel on a sunken wreck and then...More

1  Thank Michele M
PipTheSkip, Owner at Miramar Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2016

Dear Michele Many thanks for your great review - we are so pleased that you chose to come sailing with Miramar! It is not only very helpful to Captain Kevin & his crew when his guests take the time to show their appreciation, it helps...More

Reviewed 20 May 2016

After reading all these wonderful reviews we were visiting Antigua for a few weeks and hired "Captain Kevin" to charter us over to Barbuda with its gorgeous, private wbeaches, sun and relaxation. He was amazing and made our stay there for 3 nights out of...More

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 15 March 2016

We had a wonderful day of sailing on the Hawnalea. Captain Damari and his first mate Jaffy were great. Due to conditions we were unable to go to our original destination for snorkelling but they more than made up for it by taking us to...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 11 March 2016

We had a wonderful day out on the Hawanalea with Captain Damari and mate Jaffiq. We were a group of 10 and had booked the sail prior to arriving in Antigua. From the moment we climbed aboard until we disembarked 7 hours later we laughed,...More

1  Thank bugsareus
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