Hands on Sailing Tour in Rodney Bay St Lucia


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From $112.83

25 reviews   (4.72)

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 3 hours

Departs: St. Lucia, St. Lucia

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Overview

Enjoy an exciting and adrenaline filled sail around Rodney Bay or further afield, learning the skills and techniques of sailing a race yacht. As you harden the sails and the yacht heels over, feel the exhilaration of flying through the water, perhaps even with you at the helm. So come and join us for a full or half day experience. And remember no experience necessary to feel the thrill of Papagayo our 40-foot (12-meter) racing yacht. Participation isn’t mandatory,— you can simply relax and enjoy the ride if you prefer. Water and soft drinks are provided. Choose a morning or afternoon tour or a full day.


What's Included

Professional crew

Safety and sailing instruction

Water and soft drinks

What's Not Included

Gratuities

Hotel pickup and drop-off


Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 75

Additional Info

  • Minimum age is 12 years
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Minimum age is 12 years
  • Public transportation options are available nearby

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

Reviews

A magnifecent sailing experience!
darrenthegeek, 21-02-2021
I've gone sailing numerous times in some great locations in in the world. This sailing trip was one of the finest! My wife and I happened to be the only guests and so obviously it was an intimate and low key affair which is just what the pandemic doctor ordered! Captain Vicki is extremely upbeat, and gracious, and knowledgeable . She and her crew mate are clearly very experienced sailors. What you do on the sailboat is your choice. You can help out with the navigation as much or as little as you'd like- or not at all. We did some rope pulling hoisting the sails with clear/kind directions as the captain is also a phenomenal teacher as well! To be clear; this is not the cheapest way to get out on the water but it's also very "chill" and nothing like a party boat or a catamaran venture. This boat hauls ass! We brought our own lunch & beverages as well (FYI: There's really good food options at the marina if you want to grab n go to the boat). Other than that the day was full of fun conversation with the Captain (she's had a MOST interesting career!) and plenty of staring out into the skyline, feeling the wind & sun on our faces and enjoying the vessel being confidently navigated by the crew of two. I cant be emphatic enough; pony up the $ and book your trip with these guys (gal). You'll walk away in the end feeling a tremendous sense of joy from the experience and wont regret the cost in the least.
Brilliant experience in the Eastern Caribbean
T1297MQbrianc, 31-12-2021
Unique experience. We are new to sailing and the tuition provided by Vicky and her deckhand Frazer was superb. If you are looking for something different from the usual run of the mill excursions, then this is the one for you.
Highlight of the week in The Caribbean
PGA2, 14-12-2021
Great day off the cruise ship in St Lucia. $25 cab ride gets you to Rodney Bay which is only a couple miles away but takes half and hour. Met Vicky at Cafe Ole and off we went. She had been in excellent contact to coordinate with us via WhatsApp. The cruise line threw us some Covid blocks initially but it wall worked out.

Vicky and Kurtney were excellent hosts, sailors and just great people. I can't say enough good things about this trip. It was our best day in the Caribbean.

I'm a novice sailor and Vicky was also kind enough to help me out with some pointers and some test questions. I flunked the BOWLINE KNOT tying even though I knew how to do it. Just too much pressure. :) Kurtney tried to help too.

This is a great day trip. If you are considering, just do it. I think it lasted about 3 hours and then we had a nice lunch off the dock at the Cafe Ole.

Enjoy!
Amazing day sailing
Sprint-Leeds, 16-08-2021
Absolutely fantastic, never done it before and we loved it. We were made very welcome and were taught the ropes.
After a good practice we were off tacking and jibeing under the guidance of the crew. Highly recommend doing this and what great value for money. Make sure you do this !!
Weird extra payment, but sailing itself great.
henrika42, 15-12-2021
Very nice trip, really! Vic and her staff did great job and it was nice to be sailing after a while.
Only minus was that we were asked to pay extra after the sailing although we had booked the trip via TripAdvisor (Viator) and paid all the sum we were asked to. So we could not pay less than was asked. If the price is wrong in brokers ad the triporganizer should be dealing with broker and not make the client pay extra this way.




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