November 21, 2017 ~ Hooked on Sail Chartering!
Adam was terrific. Very accommodating and friendly. Quite knowledgeable about the area and secluded spots to go. Jen was awesome. Gifted at creating unique food combinations using common ingredients. Crew was 5 Star!
Yacht: Older boat, but very comfortable and functional.
Itinerary: A great combination of remote, secluded spots and a couple of stops in 'civilization'.
Sports & Leisure: Kayak and paddle boards were excellent. Snorkel and spearfish gear fine as well.Loved being able to troll for fish off the stern while under sail (caught four fish, one was delicious!).
Food & Drinks: Adam makes a great gombay smash. Jen's appetizers were fantastic.
We are now officially hooked on sail chartering!
14-20 October 2017 - Great Trip!!
Adam and Jen are such nice people. Scenery unmatched!
Thanks for arranging.
5-12 August, 2017 ~ Fantastic!!
How was your overall experience? Fantastic. Would love to go back.
Did the crew live up to your expectations? I really had no expectations but Adam and Jen were unbelievably welcoming and accommodating. We all made new friends
How would you describe the food and drinks? Fish is good but not at every meal.
Were you involved in planning the itinerary? We just went with the flow, it was great.
What did you like most about your charter? Blue water everywhere and the crew.
Would you recommend this yacht and crew to your friends? Absolutely
Can you give me any hints as to how I can provide my clients with an even better experience? Good sun lotion is a must and a long sleeve shirt is a good idea too. Don’t bring half the clothes you think you need.
Is there anything in particular you wish you had known in advance? August is off season in the Bahamas so restaurants are not well stocked. Georgetown is a rather impoverished area (Friendly people but not much to do)
Is there anything else I should know? Adam was raised on the water and grew up in the Exumas, his knowledge of the area is outstanding.
Would you recommend chartering a yacht or boat to others, now that you have done it yourself? Yes
5-11 August,2017 – Life Changing!
My dearest Adam,
To say this trip was AMAZING would be an understatement! It was life changing! Every part of my being has been touched and my life is altered forever. Thank you is not enough. I am forever grateful that we made this trip. You hold a place in my heart forever!
God Bless you always, with love,
P.S. Thank you for Jennifer.
Words can’t express our gratitude for all you did to make this an unforgettable 50th birthday for me. It is on that will be fondly remembered for the rest of my life.
We enjoyed talking, laughing, and learning with and from you. Your knowledge is appreciated as well as your kind demeanor. We are so fortunate to have been able to meet such a wonderful and kind soul.
Sincerely your friends,
Dale & Ed
July 24 - 31, 2016 ~ Extraordinary Adventure!
Guestbook entry: Many thanks to Adam and Tina for a fabulous week in paradise!! The food was extraordinary as was the snorkeling, sailing, adventures, and the weather! We loved hearing their stories of sailing the world and getting to know their whole wonderful family! Their adventures may leave a small footprint behind, but they left a large footprint on our hearts! Happy sailing!
Love, Jill and Ernie
Feedback to Broker: The crew was friendly, knowledgeable, attentive and accommodating. I cannot sing my praises high enough for Adam and Tina. Adam was a highly skilled captain with excellent knowledge of the area we cruised. He knew when and where to go for drift snorkeling, and as a result our snorkeling experience was better than any previous trip. Tina was a friendly and joyful host.
The Rubicon was comfortable, clean and well ventilated. I liked the fact that each cabin had its own head. The Rubicon was the perfect mix of performance and comfort.
Tina was a great hostess and cook. I ate better on the boat than I eat at home. Tina manages the difficult mix of preparing food the tastes, great but is healthy as well. I usually put on weight during vacation and did not on this one, but I ate like a king. Fresh baked bread,muffins and much more.
The Exumas this time of year is just amazing. I have traveled the Caribbean for many years and the best beaches and water is in the Exumas. The crew has cruised these waters for many years and they have extensive knowledge of where to go and what to do. Adams was well connected with the local people and this made for a great experience. A real bonus of going this time of year (July) is that no one is there. We had all the beaches and anchorages to ourselves.
July 15 – 19, 2016- Bahamas – Amazing & Wonderful!
Bahamas Days at Rubicon: It was amazing and wonderful because we felt the nature experience. We loved swimming and exploring the islands.
Adam was a wonderful captain and Tina...oh, Tina!!!! Super Tina. We loved her. She cooks so well and made us feel comfortable. She was so sweet with us, and funny too. Both made us remember this trip...
This was the best vacation we had all year! Thanks for all!
May 1 - 9, 2016 - Exumas - A Great Time
We had a great time. Adam's great local knowledge is a major advantage in finding snorkeling spots. I'm happy to say that we have never had a bad snorkel on Rubicon. His mate, Val, is lovely and a very good cook. They were very accommodating with our desire for a late dinner hour. Overall a great week in the Exumas. Adam was even able to procure some additional Conch for us so we had several opportunities to enjoy it during the cruise.Mike and Kathy
April 10 - 18, 2016 - Best Ever!
You were a very intuitive host, we all got to do what we all wanted each day of our trip, be it swim, kayak, flyfish, jog and snorkel. Not to mention, eat gluten free and plenty of fish!
Was the yacht ready at the appointed time & place? YESWas the yacht clean and well maintained throughout your stay? YESWere the cabins comfortable & well stocked with linens/bedding? YESWere the crew friendly & personable hosts? YES, EXTRAHow would you rate the meals/beverages? VERY GOODWere the listed watersport toys in good condition & available? YESDid you enjoy the area you cruised? VERY MUCHWhat ONE THING stands out as the most memorable part of your charter? ADAM KNOWS THE BEST SPOTS WHETHER ON OR OFF SHORE. PERIOD. ONE OF THE BEST CAPTAINS I HAVE SAILED WITH.How would you rate your crew? VERY GOODWould you charter this boat again or recommend it to friends? YESAny suggestions on how to improve your charter experience? NONE
Capt. Adam & Sarah were engaging & interesting. Adam’s life experience aboard boats was impressive. Everything on the boat worked perfectly. Though we arrived with no particular agenda, we appreciated the suggestions of Capt. Adam. We hadn’t taken much time to research the endless possibilities of destinations in the Exumas and Out Islands. We were lucky to come upon Rubicon. The opportunity really feel the islands seemed personal and passionate to Capt. Adam. His knowledge and kindness was especially appreciated. Sarah’s good sense of humor was grand in all ways too! Overall, such a fantastic week! Thanks for the fun times!
We had never been to the Bahamas before, so we were astounded at the abundant sealife and beauty of the Exumas. The remote anchorages were calm and scenic, and nature walks ashore introduced us to the incredible bird life. Our favorite adventure was taking the dinghy ride through the mangrove creeks. I never knew there could be so many turtles up there. The clarity of the water was just amazing.The best part was feeling the enthusiasm and love that Captain Adam had for the Exumas. We loved hearing island stories over Sarah’s fantastic meals in the cockpit at night. Everything was wonderful, clean and more than we expected. Thanks for sharing your world with us!
April 23-May 4, 2014
We went into the trip a little hesitant to stay on a boat for that long of a time. I will tell you it was an enjoyable experience. The sailing, food, conversation were all wonderful. Adam and Sarah do their best to let you enjoy the views God provides. One of the best parts was spear fishing in the morning and then having dinner that night. You talk about fresh fish. My first statement is blown out of the water (no pun intended) with our trip.
Matt and G. Family
When you said we might be able to swim with dolphins, turtles, sharks and rays, I wasn’t sure you could pull it off. But whoa! Watch out what you ask for! Good thing I have the photos you took with your underwater camera to show jy family and friends back home. They didn’t believe me until I pulled out the one with the big turtle. What a wild day that was! The snorkeling was our favorite part of the trip, next to Sarah’s excellent meals. The reefs were colorful, fish were in good numbers and the anchorages pristine. When they say Bahamians are some of the friendliest people in the world, it’s true! We really liked the bar and food at Staniel and Chat n’ Chill.
The crew on Rubicon were engaging & interesting. Adam's life experience aboard boats was impressive. Everything on the boat worked perfectly. Though we arrived with no particular agenda, we appreciated the suggestions of Capt. Adam. We hadn't taken much time to research the endless possibilities of destinations in the Exumas and Out Islands. We were lucky to come upon Rubicon. The opportunity really feel the islands seemed personal and passionate to Capt. Adam. His knowledge and kindness was especially appreciated. The crew's good sense of humor was grand in all ways too! Overall, such a fantastic week! Thanks for the fun times!
My wife petting a shark. Thought I'd never see the day for that to happen! So, thanks for all the wild and fun adventures aboard Rubicon. Capt. Adam's knowledge of the Exumas made our charter week very special. His enthusiasm was evident. We liked his flexibility and sweet disposition. The crew kept us laughing at our hesitation to get out there and really play with sharks, stingrays. We're pasting the photo in our office cubicle at work. Just to remind us where we want to go next year. Take us to another Out Island! We want to see more of the Bahamas!