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“Just another day in Paradise thanks to Gary and crew”

Kuralu Private Catamaran Charters
Ranked #2 of 28 Tours in Road Town
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Kuralu is a 50’ Catamaran offering the best daysail trips in the BVI to stunning islands and beautiful snorkeling spots. Sail in complete comfort to Sandy Spit, White Bay at Jost Van Dyke, the Indians and Caves at Norman Island. Snorkeling equipment, open bar and a gourmet lunch is included. No overcrowding and private groups a specialty. Safe for children, plenty of shade and a freshwater shower. Voted number 1 for a reason!
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed 3 July 2014

My wife and I spent the day with Gary, Rowan and Grommit on the Kuralu yesterday. We are repeat customers and can't think of anyone we'd rather sail with. The day was perfect, the meal superb, and the friendships last a lifetime. Thanks for making a special island even better.

Thank Chip F
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Reviewed 19 June 2014

We did a private day charter with Gary, Rowan & Grommet and they were terrific! We had a blast aboard the Kuralu. The lunch, the drinks, the snorkling where all world class. What fun to come home under spinnaker power! We will certainly repeat next year.

Thank Jon M
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Reviewed 16 June 2014

We did this tour on June 11 with Gary, Rowan and Grommet and had a fantastic time. Snorkeling on Sandy Spit was one of the best I've ever done, and the beach at White Bay was magnificent.

And the courtesy and service provided by Gary and the gang was superb.

Cheers to my fellow Canadian for a great day in Tortola.

Thank Luc Z
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Reviewed 16 June 2014

This was the best trip ever. Gary had Eddie(taxi) meet us at the cruise pier on time and was easy to find. Couldn't find a better crew, very warm and welcoming and made you feel like it was your catamaran while onboard. Grommet was an added feature that I didn't expect but was so happy she was there. Lunch & drinks were amazing. If you're coming in on a cruise to Tortola don't hesitate to book with Gary. I will have to admit that I was worried about booking something you have no idea about that far from home & being worried about making it back to the ship on time so you won't be left behind, DON'T WORRY! Gary makes sure you are picked up & dropped off on time. This was the best time of our entire trip! Wouldn't hesitate to go again.

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Reviewed 10 June 2014

We went out on the Kuralu today, sailing from West End, Tortola to Sandy Spit for some great snorkeling then on to White Bay, Jost Van Dyke for some beach time and lunch on the beach before sailing back. The hospitality of Gary, Roan, and Grommet is beyond measure. Unbeknownst to us at the time, we were pre-greeted by Grommet while we were having a cup of coffee at Soper's Hole before our departure. She is the real captain of the crew, she just lets Gary or Roan drive for her. She is a lovely, friendly dog that welcomes everyone on board and makes sure all are aware of noisy boats passing too close!

Gary has been sailing these waters for many years and his expertise clearly shows. He knows where he is going and what he is doing and we felt completely comfortable sailing with him. The first mate Roan is a native of Tortola and provided a lot of insight from a true local's perspective.

The boat itself is great! There is room in the shade in the back, there is ample deck space with lounge cushions in front if you want more sun. The drinks, of whatever type you are up for, are available and flowing freely all day. A particularly welcome addition was the fresh fruit offered after the snorkeling stop and after the White Bay beach stop. Nothing like a piece of fresh pineapple to wash the salt water out of your mouth!

We could not have had a better experience today ... so much so that we are going back out on the Kuralu the day before we leave to head home from our vacation.

If you are in Tortola and are looking for a day sail from the West End, I HIGHLY recommend you go out on the Kuralu!

Thank Twohooz
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