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Reviewed 26 February 2021 via mobile

We spent a wonderful day sailing with Ian and Olga on the Spellbound. They took us to places such as Anse Marcel and Long Bay which aren’t usual stops. Their hospitality was superb! The food and drinks were delicious. A member of our group is vegan and Ian had a veg curry made just for her which was delicious.

We definitely will go out on Spellbound again!

Date of experience: February 2021
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Reviewed 19 February 2021

6 stars I've been on several other Caribbean island charters before & this one is absolutely my favorite!!!
Fantastic, sweet, extremely knowledgeable professional & safe captain, who holds a world wide sail record, Best food ever, most fun, music, breath taking views, landscape, best boat ever for a charter, sea turtles, in two different areas, extremely rare occasion dolphins, snorkeled with lots of fish, extremely reasonable price & most fun I've ever had!!!

Date of experience: February 2021
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Reviewed 17 January 2021

Ian and Olga provided a wonderful experience from start to finish. Lunch was delicious and drinks were cold all day, including the rum punch! As we sailed around the island, we were provided with information about what we were seeing on shore, which was great as you don’t often get to see the island from that point of view. The entire boat has comfortable seating, from the nets upfront to the shaded area in back. There was also plenty of room to spread out as the spellbound doesn’t pack charters with too many guests. While snorkeling at creole rock, we saw hundreds of fish! Swimming at Tintamare is one of the best activities we did during our vacation and we saw a few sea turtles! This daysail was the highlight of our trip! This is our second time sailing on the spellbound and will be doing it again next year!

Date of experience: January 2021
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Reviewed 11 January 2021 via mobile

Having lived in St Maarten for 5 1/2 years and tried about a dozen different companies - Captain Ian, his crew and Spellbound is by far our #1 favourite. From the relaxed and attentive atmosphere to delicious bbq of chicken and ribs cooked right on the boat everything was picture perfect. We especially enjoyed that the final leg from Tintamere back to Simpson Bay was a leisurely jaunt under full sails including the huge Spinnaker ! Most trips they hammer it home but on Spellbound we got to enjoy the undeveloped and rustic side of the island. We would definitely recommend the around the island full day trip ! We will back again soon. Thanks so much to Ian and the crew for a fantastic day!

Date of experience: January 2021
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Reviewed 8 January 2021 via mobile

We’ve done similar cruises on several other islands, and this was BY FAR the best experience we’ve had!! The crew was fantastic, fun, and friendly; food & beverages were tasty and plentiful; the sail unparalleled! Thanks Captain Ian, Suz, and Brent - we’ll be back!!

Date of experience: January 2021
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