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Vendia Classic Yacht Charters
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SY Vendia is a 70 foot wooden gaff rigged ketch built in 1943. Originally a fishing boat she was converted to sail in the 70's. We offer full and half day sails and sunset cruises as well as private hire for birthdays, weddings and other special...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
| Port Louis Marina, St. George's, Grenada
+1 473-416-6661
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Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Spent a lovely day on Vendia with snorkeling, swimming and BBQ. If we go back to Grenada will definitely go again.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ray B
MarkW8242, Owner at Vendia Classic Yacht Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Hi Ray, Thank you for the review. Look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 17 October 2018

Myself, and a couple friends, Rich and Steve helped Mark Wibberley and his capable crew navigate Vendia from Grenada to Antigua in April 2018 for its inaugural trip north for the Classic Yacht Series Race. Needless to say, it was a trip that had a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Dodds472
MarkW8242, Owner at Vendia Classic Yacht Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

Thank you for the review Paul, It was a great experience having you guys on board. We are so glad you went away with some tales to tell. Most people do when they come sailing on Vendia! Looking forward to seeing you again :-)

Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

A great day out! Vendia is a beautiful old boat. We learned how to sail like they did 200 years ago. Friendly crew lots of local knowledge and made us feel at ease. Lunch was simple but very good chowder or stew and nice bread....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Had an awesome day on this classic boat. Really interesting story of how she was found, renovated and restored to what she is today. The crew are great & very knowledgable ... You can even jump off the bow sprit ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank florider91
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Staying on board a great boat, we got an amazing experience. The owners Dave, Mark and Rick are really experienced and hospitable, the boat is beautiful and very comfy, and it's a great way to experience the south of the island in a way you...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ruth C
Mark W, Owner at Vendia Classic Yacht Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Thank you Ruth C, glad you enjoyed yourself!! Mark

Reviewed 17 May 2018

I had the great good fortune to spend most of the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta aboard Vendia, and had the most marvelous week. I was instantly integrated into the ship as both guest and sailor, and to Vendia's impressive network of friends and fans as...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Elisabeth K
Reviewed 23 April 2018

I have never sailed on an old style sailing yacht before, with no winches and lots of big heavy sails, and initially was a little apprehensive, but the crew were brilliant, they explained everything and made it all so easy. We raced in the Antigua...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Trish W
Mark W, Owner at Vendia Classic Yacht Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Thanks Trish, so glad you had a great day!

Reviewed 22 April 2018

Fantastic day sailing on Vendia ( Antigua Yacht Classic Regatta) This sailing yacht has been beautifully restored, the crew/owners made the day a true sailing experience. They were extremely patient as I had only ever sailed once before. Thanks guys... Highly recommend..

Date of experience: April 2018
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Mark W, Owner at Vendia Classic Yacht Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Thanks for the feedback, come again!

Reviewed 1 December 2017

We just went on a day cruise aboard the Vendia. The Vendia is a 75 year old Norwegian wooden sailing yacht that has been restored by its owners Dave, Mark and Rick. We had a great time aboard learning a bit about sailing like it...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

Traditional tan sails pulling in the breeze! Our day sail on Vendia took us back to the days of Jack Sparrow , wooden ships and iron men ! The fully restored danish fishing boat with itโ€™s enthusiastic crew, that took great care of us, itโ€™s...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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