Jeff was an excellent renter. He coordinated his arrival at LAX with me and arrived in plenty of time to allow for a checkout before his crew arrived by car. He had done his homework, reviewing the online video manual for my boat prior to arrival. He understood the boat's systems and electronics and he displayed very good boating/sailing skills and good judgement. His charter was trouble free and he and his crew returned the boat on time, refueled, in excellent condition, well cleaned and without any damage, breakage or loss. I would be happy to rent to Jeff again.
Highly recommended - Cariblue and Bob should be your 1st choice for sail charter ! Bob is a service oriented Owner and a pleasure to work with. He’s very responsive - excellent communication and accommodating with pickup from LAX. He provides a detailed orientation of all systems and safety equipment. Also a checkout sail for familiarization underway and to confirm captaining abilities – this is welcome to establish mutual confidence and promote safety prior to departure. Cariblue is Bristol – clean, meticulously maintained with excellent mechanical and electrical systems, easy sailing with furling main and jib with electric winch, outstanding electronics with easy to use autopilot and nav chartplotter w/ Radar. Galley has everything you need for a long cruising weekend – in comfort. Logistics at MDR are excellent. Easy access -parking by slip, restroom/showers, close by groceries, supplies and fuel - Just provision and GO enjoy ! We were 2 couples - chartered 3 day trip to Catalina – outbound beam reach to Avalon, (day 2) cruised around Catalina south to peaceful Cat Harbor and explored Two Harbors (Pirates Village) during Buccaneer Days weekend - then (day 3) motorsail home around west end encountering a few distant whale spouts crossing San Pedro Channel and dolphin pods in Santa Monica Bay. We’ll be back - looking forward to another relaxing experience on Cariblue and fantastic service with Bob !
We went out with Walter, and the sail was very nice. He took us around the harbour, in front of the Statue of Liberty and back thru the Buttermilk Channel and a few more unique places. Walter was a great guide and a great captain and he maintains his boat very well!
What a pleasant experience. Kirill was quick to respond to my request and was a great help along the way. His boat is fantastic and the experience overall was outstanding. If you are looking for a great boat and owner this is it.
Todd was very knowledgeable and helpful with the boat. Had a slight delay in the starting of our trip due to some motor issues, but once that was solved it was a great experience. Todd tacked on some extra time for our troubles.