Ratings for Caribbean Sailing Charters ? - Page 2 - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > Out There > Chartering
 Not a Member? 


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #11  
Old 10-06-2001
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Posts: 1
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
plattk1 is on a distinguished road
Ratings for Caribbean Sailing Charters ?

I talked to a few charter companies at the Annapolis boat show yesterday. One that I am considering is Horizon Yacht Charters. Does anyone know anything about them?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #12  
Old 10-07-2001
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2000
Posts: 25
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
audbydez is on a distinguished road
Ratings for Caribbean Sailing Charters ?

Horizon has 2 charter bases. One in Nanny Cay Tortola, BVI and one in Grenada. I know both Sylia and her partner and they run a very professional business. I have a boat that I keep in Nanny Cay and see them quite often.

Their boats are relatively new Bavarias and they keep them exceptionally well maintained. Horizon is a reliable charter company and very honest people to do business with. Ther sample itineraries are well thought out and I would let them do the provisioning for you. Ample Hamper is a good place to get qulity food and provisions and Horizon can handle that for you.

If there is something specific you would like to know about Horizon, please contact me here on the message board or at CaptainRonBVI@AOL.COM.

Hope this helps you.

Captain Ron
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #13  
Old 11-03-2001
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2000
Posts: 3
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
risco is on a distinguished road
Ratings for Caribbean Sailing Charters ?

Our one and only experience in the BVI was with TMM. Clean well maintained equipment, wonderful people. We are going back in 02 and the thought of changing has never come to mind.
Regards,
Richard
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #14  
Old 11-13-2001
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Posts: 7
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
segerson is on a distinguished road
Ratings for Caribbean Sailing Charters ?

About Horizon, chartered with them last June and loved them. Still prefer Beneteaus to Bavarias though in June since the Bavarias don''t ventilate as well in the cabin. (Though the bavarias sail like a dream). Also, don''t go overboard with ample hamper provisioning!! It''s pretty easy to get stuff wherever you go and the food doesn''t keep very well in battery fridges.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #15  
Old 11-15-2001
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Posts: 4
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
fburkle is on a distinguished road
Ratings for Caribbean Sailing Charters ?


My favorite is TMM in Roadtown, Tortola. They manage boats in a more independent realtionship with boat owners, so I feel like they tend to take better care of their boats. I own a Lagoon 380 (in charter) there and get constant, positive feedback about TMM''s service and friendliness from my chaterers.

Older boats can be a bargain, but problems are more likely, especially with management outfits that are not extremely vigilant and proactive in their maintenance.

Frank Burkle
www.angelinacat.com
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #16  
Old 12-08-2001
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2001
Posts: 2
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
dicox13 is on a distinguished road
Ratings for Caribbean Sailing Charters ?

I have a 38 Admiral cat with Horizon in Grenada. I have been very pleased with all the dealing I have had with them.e-mail for more info.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #17  
Old 12-20-2001
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Posts: 5
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
jcalhoon is on a distinguished road
Ratings for Caribbean Sailing Charters ?

We went with the Moorings for our first bareboat charter in the BVI last May. The club line isn''t too bad price-wise and our boat was in pretty decent shape. Most of the charter sailboats we saw in the area looked to be in pretty good condition but a number of the power boats looked in pretty rough shape. The Moorings is a volume operation and although the service is good, its not excessively personal

John Calhoon
American Pie
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #18  
Old 01-05-2002
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2001
Posts: 9
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
astarte is on a distinguished road
Ratings for Caribbean Sailing Charters ?

I chartered with the Moorings and am planning on booking yet another charter with them. From some postings on other boards (and I suggest you check www.traveltalkonline.com and the BVI section) it appears that Sunsail for some bizarre reason was becoming even more costly than the Moorings.

You can read my trip report at www.geocities.com/derba where I also have several links to BVI related sites that might be helpful

Whomever you go with you should have a blast!

Happy Sailing!

Astarte
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

By choosing to post the reply above you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Cats on Board slosharron Living Aboard 74 04-07-2014 10:12 AM
sailing schools-vs-seat of your pants learning to sail tybeefolk Learning to Sail 25 02-16-2010 01:50 PM
Selkie Sailing Charters Cape Cod selkiecapt Chartering 0 09-07-2003 04:30 AM
SAILING IN THE AEGEAN OLYMPICYACHTS Chartering 0 11-20-2002 01:54 PM
Sailing Charters to the Greek islands nikosioannou Chartering 2 07-10-2002 07:10 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:06 AM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.