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(@bosie)
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Hi everybody! I am arriving in St. Thomas in September and I just wanted to alert others that many of the boats for dail sails will not be running during September and October. Ten months is a long season and many of the captains like to get their boats out of the water to work on them, oh yeah, it's hurricane season too. LOL In any case, I spoke with Captain Phil of the Wayward Sailor and he gave me a number to call regarding schedules of all the boats. I spoke with a very nice lady and she told me to call when I arrive and she will have a better idea of who is sailing at that time. Hopefully, someone will be sailing because I'd sure hate to miss out on that. Or, as I told Captain Phil, I will just have to come back (oh darn!) during the season (I haven't even been there yet!) If you would like the number of the lady I spoke with, just shoot me an email. 8 weeks and counting! Gosh, I started counting at 42 weeks! Thanks to all of you who have made planning my trip so much fun.

 
Posted : July 17, 2006 1:47 pm
(@bosie)
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I am not sure my private message is working so I will post the number to call for the sailing schedule in September. 340-776-6922. Ask for Sydney.

 
Posted : July 18, 2006 8:04 am
(@bluwater)
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Thanks bosie!

 
Posted : July 18, 2006 9:03 am
(@kraushaus)
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I am pretty sure Captain Pat on Ike Witt and Captain Ron on the Alaunt both sail out of St. Thomas year round and I believe they will pick you up on STJ. Captain Phil of the Wayward Sailor is great too. We sailed with all three of them in April and had a wonderful time with each one.

 
Posted : July 18, 2006 11:18 pm
(@bosie)
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You're right kraushaus, both Captain Pat on the Ike Witt and Captain Ron on the Alaunt will sail. Captain Phil's Wayward Sailor will be out of the water. I am waiting on a couple of more replies, but at least it looks like a few folks do sail in the months of September and October. 59 days and counting...

 
Posted : July 19, 2006 9:12 am
(@Jeniffer)
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I never would have thought that the day sails would be hard to come by in sept. We will be in St. Thomas on the 10th and a day sail is on the top of my list.

Jen

 
Posted : July 20, 2006 3:21 pm

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