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Amazing time!

Captain Dave was a joy to spend a day and a half with. He carries with him over 2 decades of... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Mike I
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Snorkel Trip on the Double D. Still wonderful, after Irma

This is a new review. We went with Dave yesterday to snorkel at Cooper Island and Spyglass, lunch... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
JOAN S
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

Dave, of Double D Charters, provided a fun excursion for us by exceeding our expectations. He took us to fabulous snorkeling sites and fun island spots. It was my first time to Cooper Island. Thanks!

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Reviewed 16 April 2017

We had a full, full day on the Double D, with Dave Irwin. Definitely a trip highlight. We literally were with him from 9 am to 7 pm. We hit four snorkel spots, had lunch on the Willy T and then stopped at Cooper for happy hour and dinner. Note: This was an exception and not his normal tour, but Dave was super accommodating due to our anniversary request. By the end of the day, we decided we will never charter with anyone else on VG. He is just a great man, competent captain, wonderful storyteller and funny, funny, guy. Note, your interaction can be as big or little as you want, but if you don't chat him up, you are doing yourself a disservice.

There have been some criticism about his boat, so if you are looking for a boat show boat, go elsewhere. But if you are wanting a true experience, no time limit, no fuss, laid back , fun day...Dave Irwin is THE MAN. And the ladder, is awesome. I am a middle aged woman and the ladder was very easy to get up and down. Dave - thank you again, from your four friends from Virginia. Love the shirt!!

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Reviewed 5 April 2017

We had a fun day of adventutres on the water with Captain Dave! As we traveled to our snorkle sites, he gave a wonderful history of the islands and some very interesting facts about BVI. It was an added bonus on the trip!! Two of us are not the greatest swimmers so Captain Dave geared us up with life jackets and floatation devices. This made my time snorkeling fantastic! Lunch on the pirate ship was a great mid day stop! Great food and drinks with picnic bench tables among the other boats on the water. On the way back a few of us decided to lay out on the front of the boat and enhance our tans while we headed to the ship wreckage for the next snorkel stop. The boat was clean and comfortable and we enjoyed our day greatly!

Thank Darci T
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

We did another excursion with Bradley but enjoyed the one with Double D a lot more. Dave is an expat from Canada who has been living in the BVI's for 20-some years. He knows the area very well and loves to to tell you all about it. We thoroughly enjoyed his stories on a whole range of topics. And the snorkeling was great. We went to the usual spots but Diamond Reef was new to us and particularly good. Lunch at Willie T's was exceptional. The 40 ft. motor yacht needs some cosmetic work but it runs well and gets you from one spot to the next. We did 4 dives including the shipwreck. It was great - high/y recommend it!

Thank Parke M
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

Had a fun trip to Anegada for the day with Angel as our Captain. The boat was not quite as expected - a little worn, but ok. Drinks and snorkle gear provided, and Angel snorkled with us. Overall, not as expected based on other reviews, but still a good time. Left the dock at Spanish Bay at 8:30am, picked up 3 more at Leverick Bay. The other family had made arrangements to bonefish in Anegada, but when we arrived in Anegada they were told the boat was not working so their trip was delayed until 1:30pm. We had to wait for them to get their lunch that they had pre-ordered for pick up at 10:15, but it wasn't ready. Then we all got on a taxi to Loblolly Beach. Arrived Loblolly about 11am or so, pre-ordered lunch at Big Bamboo for 12:30pm, and then swam and snorkled a bit. Had grilled Anegada lobster and vegetables, which were fantastic! Ate lunch with Angel until about 1:30pm, then back to the beach until 2:30pm. Took the taxi back to the dock, but the other family wasn't back from their fishing trip. Angel was unsure what to do about the missing people. We sat there and waited on them for about an hour. Walked around and sat at bar. Angel bought us a round of drinks - THANK YOU (the other family should have done that!). Cruised back to Virgin Gorda about 4:00pm. Altogether a fun time, just a little inconvenienced by others, and our trip was cut a bit short due to accommodating their personal agenda. Thankful for rum and beautiful scenery!

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