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Address: Renaissance Marina, Oranjestad, Aruba
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+297 594 2173

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Sailing with a sea dog

Capt Anthony has been sailing for years and his seamanship shows it. He is accompanied by his Jack Russell Terrier, Buster, who wears a life vest in case he goes over. They make... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
klperi
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Placitas, New Mexico

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Placitas, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Capt Anthony has been sailing for years and his seamanship shows it. He is accompanied by his Jack Russell Terrier, Buster, who wears a life vest in case he goes over. They make quite a team. While under sail, be sure and ask Capt Anthony about the World War II German submarine. He has stories that really grip you. He... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We picked this cruise because after doing other sailing cruises on previous vacations (not in Aruba), we found many of them never sail! This was a great choice! We headed out to a great snorkel location on coral reef with all the fish you can imagine seeing in Aruba! Beautiful sights! The owner was great and his co-skipper is a... More 

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Sherwood Park
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hopefully Anthony will show up for your tour. We booked a tour for today, a month ago, after reading the reviews on Tripadvisor. Anthony confirmed our booking via email. We showed up for the tour early and luckily someone in the marina was kind enough to call Anthony for us. Anthony totally forgot about us and said: “there were not... More 

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Augusta, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Can't say enough nice things about this sailing cruise. It is completely different from the commercial sailing excursions on the high-rise end of the island. The Tranquilo is an older but beautiful sailboat. She's 43 feet long. Captain Anthony's father Captain Mike got her 40 years ago. Captain Anthony grew up sailing on it. First mate Dwayne learned sailing from... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We had an amazing day on the water with Captain Anthony, Dwayne, and Buster! We were a group of 15, and took the lunch cruise and were not disappointed. We had a beautiful day on the water, and snorkeling. The lunch was superb and Dwayne was extremely attentive to our every need. Overall great experience and everyone in the group... More 

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florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

And what an enjoyable time we had on this boat if you go to Aruba you have to charter the Tranquilo. We were treated like royalty by the captain and his right-hand man Dwayne and we loved their little dog Buster. We anchored in very calm waters near the airport as the sun was setting we could watch planes landing... More 

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Effort, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We did the lunch snorkel cruise and it was great! The boat was a nice size, not too big, not too small, and the staff was very nice and helpful. The snorkeling was awesome and we even got to go out to open deep water and see even more stuff. Plus we were the only group at this spot, so... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

I will preface this by saying that for quite a few years I was someone who booked reservations for tour companies, so I know how they operate, and Tranquillo Tours did something I thought was incredibly selfish and unwarranted that screwed with our one day on Aruba. We booked a party of three a month in advance. We were on... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Captain Anthony is fantstic. His ability and hospitality makes the Tranquilo the best sail boat in Aruba. Very nice sunset private cruise. Thank you Captain!

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Bloomingburg, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Amazing day aboard the Tranquilo. Capt. Anthony knows how to make everyone feel welcomed, relaxed and enjoy a day of snorkeling in a special location. There is no stress and his 1st mate Wayne and helper Kyle make everything move smoothly. Had a fantastic time and will definitely repeat this trip next time in Aruba.

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