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Miramar Sailing

Jolly Harbour Marina | Jolly Harbour Marina, St. John's, Antigua
+1 268-721-3456
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A Great Day

We had a wonderful day of sailing on the Hawnalea. Captain Damari and his first mate Jaffy were... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2016
Linda S
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Gravenhurst, Ontario, Canada
A wonderful adventure on the sea

We had a wonderful day out on the Hawanalea with Captain Damari and mate Jaffiq. We were a group... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2016
bugsareus
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muskoka ON
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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 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
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

Having wanted to sail off Antigua for many years I finally booked a six hour cruise with my friend Lisa. I can't explain how excited this ex-yacht refinisher was (me;) to climb aboard and get on the water!! I was told via email that Cap't...More

1  Thank Kath O
Miramarsailing465, Owner at Miramar Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2016

Dear Kath. We are sorry you were disappointed with Hawnalea which we clearly advertise on our website, with pictures, as a 1987 Ted Brewer Classic Ketch. The very word " Classic" indicates she is an older boat. We are very pleased Captain Damari proved to...More

Reviewed 21 February 2016

This was our 3rd year on board the Hawnalea for a sunset cruise. Left port in Jolly Harbour at 4 pm for a 3 hour cruise along the west coast. We love the casual atmosphere of the cruise, and are amazed at how safe we...More

Thank Antiguaanonymous
Reviewed 12 February 2016

This was our second trip to Antigua and our 2nd excursion with Miramar. Both times - Absolutley amazing!! All I can say is it's an incredible experience. Fabulous service! Fantastic people! Awesome food! Super professional. I would highly reccomend a tour with Miramar and will...More

Thank TheReuters
Reviewed 12 February 2016

My husband and I were exceptionally well looked after when we booked a Sunset Cruise with Miramar. The booking process was easily done online from the UK, with a deposit paid before we left and confirmation promptly received. Our crew, Damari and Jaffiq were great...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 28 December 2015

Dan and I had the pleasure of sailing on Cpt Kevins sailboat Hawnalea this past Christmas day with his designated Cpt. of the day Damari and his first mate Natto. This was our Christmas present to us as we spent a week on the island....More

Thank Malibukd
Miramarsailing465, Owner at Miramar Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2015

Dear Kathy and Dan. Thank you very much for taking the time to write such an extensive review. The whole Miramar Team are delighted you had such a good time. You are right it has been a bit windy lately but we are pleased it...More

Reviewed 3 December 2015

I did not think people are this rude and simply feel they are above all, shameful. I looked at a number of web sites as well as other reviews prior to making a booking. All went fairly smoothly with the booking until we arrived on...More

2  Thank AnnaMarie_dc
Reviewed 26 November 2015

We went out with Damari and his crew for a snorkeling and sunset cruise from Galley Bay. My in-laws were with me and they'd never snorkled and the entire crew was absolutely top notch in making sure they felt safe and comfortable. They picked us...More

Thank Brian D
Miramarsailing465, Owner at Miramar Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2015

Thank you BD. It was a pleasure doing business with you too. Thank for recommending the email booking through Miramar as it is the only way to avoid misunderstandings about what we offer, and what our clients pay for. Kind regards Brian & Pippa

Reviewed 24 November 2015

I am posting the following review on behalf of my husband Alistair I have just returned from six highly enjoyable weeks spent with Miramar Sailing going from a complete sailing novice to RYA Coastal Skipper. Brian and Pippa are wonderful hosts and Antigua an idyllic...More

Thank PriscillaLondonuk
Miramarsailing465, Owner at Miramar Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2015

Many thanks AC! We really enjoyed having you with us and delighted you feel you have learned so much. "Yoda" says HI!! Warm regards to you both. Brian & Pippa

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