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Sun Charters

#9 of 73 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Providenciales Features Animals
Providenciales
+1 649-231-0624
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A perfect day

A must do! My husband and I took the group sail and snorkel on the Atabeyra. There were only 11... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kathleen O
Amazing sunset cruise

We were a group of 10 - 5 couples that rented the Atabeyra for a private 3 1/2 hour snorkel and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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The S/V ATABEYRA is a 69', traditionally rigged trading schooner that retired from cargo service almost 20 years ago. The vessel traded for years between Hispaniola and the Turks & Caicos Islands carrying such commodities as rum , beer, produce, plants, building materials and even a few critters. The ship has been refit as a charter vessel and now stays close to home in the sheltered waters of Grace Bay and the Caicos Cays of Turks and Caicos Islands. The S/V ATABEYRA is the perfect platform for learning hands on operation of traditional sailing craft, for exploring the exquisite undersea world and many islands that surround us or just lounging on her spacious, shaded decks. No vessel in the TCI charter fleet is as large or as versatile. Sun Charters and the ATABEYRA crew offer our guests a unique opportunity to get real sailing experience aboard the last of the tropical trading schooners. Being a gaff-rigged vessel carrying two headsails, there are lots of lines to pull, many sails to tend, and the skipper will even be happy to let you take the helm. Feel the past come alive as we sail through the uninhabited chain of Caicos Cays the same way it was done hundreds of years ago. The Cays were once the lair of the infamous lady pirates Anne Bonny and Mary Reid, and the waters and surrounding islands remain basically untouched since that time. The Crew of the Good Ship Atabeyra are proud that she is overwhelmingly the boat the residents choose when recreating in the Caicos Cays.
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Reviewed yesterday

A must do! My husband and I took the group sail and snorkel on the Atabeyra. There were only 11 guests on board that day so there was plenty of room to relax and move about. Captain Matt and his crew were warm and welcoming....More

Thank Kathleen O
Reviewed yesterday

We were a group of 10 - 5 couples that rented the Atabeyra for a private 3 1/2 hour snorkel and sunset sail. They took us out for some amazing snorkeling then to a deserted beach where we got off and got to walk around...More

Thank Ladybug35Texas
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

So, if you go to Provo you must go on the Sunset Sail with Sun Charters on the Atabeyra. Two hours of relaxation, great views and a friendly crew of competent sailors. The Captain and his two sons were delightful. We have been to Provo...More

Thank Jeff R
Reviewed 4 days ago

From the moment we stepped on the boat we knew this would be amazing. Matt, Junior and Willie are warm and inviting and the boat was beautiful. Matt was accommodating in making sure we were able to do and see all the things we wanted...More

Thank team_walsh
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just did the Glow Worm Tour and found the Sun Charters experience to be a great one! The weather was hit-or-miss all day, but our captain (I'm sorry, but I forgot his name) did a great job of reading the sky and steering us...More

Thank Morgan C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Out of this world adventure - truly once of a lifetime! The crew: Dave, Capt. Matt, Junior, and Willie provided an outstanding evening for our family of four ranging from 17-51. If we only had one day in Provo, this would complete it!! We did...More

Thank shars65
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family had a great day with Captain Matt and Junior! The boat is kid friendly with beanbags on the front and rear portions of the deck. We did the public sail but it felt like a private charter as we shared the boat with...More

Thank mauibeachbums2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great experience with Capt Matt and crew. They only do public excursions Thursday and Friday so dont miss out. A nice small group of about 20 people with lots of room to relax in and out of the sun. Snorkel was nice (saw...More

Thank HBwavehunter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing sunset sail on the Atabeyra Friday night! Captain Matt & his crew are fantastic! I can't recommend it enough. Next time we will do the full day charter so we have more time on this gorgeous boat! Honestly, this was outstanding value for the...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been on many different boat, sailing, catamaran, fishing trips on Providenciales over the last 10 years and we have to say this is our new favorite! We own a vacation rental on island and will now recommend Atabeyra to all of our future...More

Thank newinger10
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Terri C
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5/13 and 5/14 for us. Check out website for details and to reserve space.
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How many folks??
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