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First sailing experience in Cancun...

Hello, I'm a longtime dreamer who is finally going on a day-long sailing trip. The wife and I are going to Cancun in February. I want to make sure I'm not throwing our money away by booking over the internet. We have four or six other people going with us.

There's two boats we've been looking at:

Sailing Cancun has a 36' Beneteau. Their price is $800 for a day long trip. However, they have not answered my email inquries.

The other is aboard the Yumil-Ik through a multi-adventure booking agency. They have replied to my email, and they are $650 for a day long sail.

Obviously, the less expensive one sounds good, especially since they have responded. Does anyone know of any other agencies, or small sailing businesses who would be reliable and make for a great day?

Thanks in advance!
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Thanks! Anything to compare is worth a look!
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I have charter from : http://www.cancuncruisingadventures.com/monohulls.htm
We had a blast. Worth every penny. We charter the Hunter 34 he has. We will do it again when we go down there.

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Thanks, Melissa. We are about to make a decision and are awaiting a reply from the company you have recommended. I can't wait!!!!
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Let me know what he says. I wasn't sure if his boats surivived the hurricanes from 2005-2006. Cancun got hit pretty hard. Also If you need a place to stay I have a 5 star timeshare down there that I am renting out this year.
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I emailed, but haven't heard back from them. Did you book far in advance, or were they available when you arrived in Cancun? We are anxious to book for fear of missing out on the opportunity.

This is the only charter who has emailed me back.

re: timeshare - I'm sure once we get back we'll want to find ways to return! I'll let you know! Thanks!

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"Thanks, Melissa."

Do you feel slighted?
LOL! I thanked him first, as he was first to refer to Cancun Cruising Adventures. However, we never heard back from them, so we booked with Cancun Vista on the Yumil Ik. It looks like it will be a great trip!
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When I booked the sail with them I did it only a few days in advance. Not many people don't think of chartering while down there. Plus they aren't that well connected with all the tour agencies. Most people go for the party boats!
He did supply beer and drinks plus food. I drove the boat the whole time except for docking.
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