Guest Comments


 Excerpts from our guestbook:

“Thank you for a great week! Meals were fabulous! Snorkeling was excellent! Landscapes amazing! Great memories” – “Beautiful boat, delicious food and stimulating conversations made for a delightful week.” – ” What an amazing Christmas memory! You are so friendly and accommodating. It was like you were apart of our family! The meals (great presentation) were amazing but you company was even better.”

 

Examples of our past guest Comments!

Over the past 20 years we have had guest from all over the world join us on Billy Jean. Most of our visitors have been from the US, but we’ve had great guest from all over the world, including Canada, United Kingdom, Brasil, Germany, Switzerland, Denmark, Holland, Spain, Sweden, Singapore, North Western Territories (may have missed a few) and enjoyed everyone of them. Please enjoy the sampling of comments and pictures from over the years.


Thank you for a great week! Meals were fabulous! Snorkeling was excellent! Landscapes amazing! Great memories, including ” coming to Jesus” at Willy T’s. Thanks for the wonderful memories. Sincerely, Guy & Tammy Hallgren, Lindley, NY

Thank you for an amazing week. It was truly a “religious” experience. (We are no longer Amish) We have so many great stories to tell…..which will only get better with time! We faced down many fears (barracudas, Willy T’s….) and are returning as better people! We can’t thank you enough! Brian & Cindy Dodge, Berfast, NY


Thank you for showing us so many beautiful places here in the Virgin Islands. From the Caves to the Soggy Dollar Bar we had a great time.
Beautiful boat, delicious food and stimulating conversations made for a delightful week. Watching a sea turtle under water was a wonderful experience for me that I will always remember.
You sent us off on diverse and fun adventures that made us happy and pleasantly worn out so we could go to sleep with a smile on our face as the Billy Jean gently rocked in the night.
We had a great time and hope to be able to come see you again in the future. Stay safe!” 

Thank you for showing us so many beautiful places here in the Virgin Islands. From the Caves to the Soggy Dollar Bar we had a great time.
Beautiful boat, delicious food and stimulating conversations made for a delightful week. Watching a sea turtle under water was a wonderful experience for me that I will always remember.
You sent us off on diverse and fun adventures that made us happy and pleasantly worn out so we could go to sleep with a smile on our face as the Billy Jean gently rocked in the night.
We had a great time and hope to be able to come see you again in the future. Stay safe!”

Rob and Kathy & Rob and Kathy 


 “On our final morning on the Billy Jean in Paradise we thank you both so very much for helping us create our second (not last) “honeymoon”.

Gay and I began our voyage together 31 years ago at the Bitter End, where we learned to tie a knot in it and hang on.

When she sailed with me to The Last Resort I knew I had found my mate, my captain, my helmsman in life. Setting our sails in fair winds and foul, enjoying peaceful runs and more then few exciting tacks have brought us here where we re-set our sails for the final leg? No, the next leg of our lifes’ regatta.

We hear there is a marker buoy in the race somewhere in the “Down Islands”. We can’t imagine rounding it with anyone else. Wanna crew?

In some little way we hope we’ve helped you realize how meaningful your life’s works is for others.”  Tom and Gay


What an amazing Christmas memory! You are so friendly and accommodating. It was like you were apart of our family! The meals (great presentation) were amazing but you company was even better. Rachel & Kathleen had the most fun! It was the best vacation EVER! We will never play scrabble again with out thinking of you! What fun! We all learned so much just from our daily discussions. Thanks for the gracious hospitality. You are great host!   Merry Christmas, happy New year Norris & Kimberly Baker

This has been our favorite vacation we have ever been on! And wouldn’t have been as fun without Curt and Victoria. Victoria saved us from countless hair tangles with her amazing braiding. We had the best scrabble couches, whom got us addicted to our new favorite game. We had so much fun waterskiing at Peter Island and snorkeling at The Caves. Our best memory from this vacation was of course swimming with the dolphin! We’ll never forget that! The Baths were also amazing! Thank you so much for making this Christmas one we won’t forget!   Love Rachel and Kathleen Baker


June 11-16, 2012

Curt and Victoria were the most amazing team hosting us on our honeymoon adventure. We had an awesome time sailing, snorkeling and exploring the USVI and BVI islands. Every meal far exceeded our expectations and learned to enjoy several foods we don’t normally eat. Victoria taught us how to snorkel and Curt taught us we have nothing to fear in the water. Our time on the Billy Jean was without a doubt the best and most unique experience we could have shared on our honeymoon. We give them a 5 star rating and would recommend their sailing adventure wanting to truly get away from it all. We couldn’t be more grateful to Victoria & Curt and we couldn’t have chose a better charter for the most special vacation of our lives.     Your friends for life. Renee & Rob

P.S. Watch out for pain killers and Willy T’s.  :)


Thanks so much for everything, we had a blast…. @ least I know I did. your knowledge of the area was worth the price of admission. Add in the food and hospitality and even the “counseling sessions” made this trip unforgettable. We will not soon forget you and hopefully will see you soon. Who knows, very soon perhaps. All the best on future endeavors!! Bryan King

This week has been filled with an unforgettable first sailing experience. As Curt has said ” To be a traveler, you must be willing to try new things…. otherwise you are just a tourist! ” I have made new friends and tried many things ~ great tasting food, drinks (alot of pain killers and pina coladas :) ) and snorkeling. Thank you for all the conversations and sharing your knowledge. I hope future trips will consist of other places that you have recommended! Tori King

Been a lot of places but nothing more beautiful then the Virgin Islands. We could not have seen or done nearly as much without the Billy Jean. Saw the Southern Cross for the first time and as “C,S & N” (and BK) said… “now I understand”. Thanks Curt and Victoria for an awesome week! Hope we can do it again in the future! Mike “Fish” Altoonian Conard, NC

Where do I start? Well I could go on and on but have to make it short and sweet for I don’t have much room. many thanks for making an unforgettable experience, the snorkeling was amazing & I tried so many new things which have inspired me more then maybe I even know. I had a really great time becoming the “Pain killer” island judge. Results will be posted shortly. :) “Southern Cross” will have a special place in my heart now & always bring me back to this adventure. I learned not to assume “everyone” carries provolone. I can keep going on but really should wrap this up. This truly was an adventure & thanks for making this amazing and unforgettable! Jelsomina Altoonian


April 22 to 29, 2012

We had so much fun trolling through the Virgin Islands with you both. Thank you for giving us a fantastic honeymoon experience.

 
It’s difficult to narrow down the best part of the trip. So here are a few we’ll remember most…
bullet The honeymoon pretzel <3
bullet Diving the Wreck of the Rhone
bullet Snorkeling and seeing our first sea turtle and octopus, oh and that spotted eagle ray!
bullet Butch wiggling into our bunk
bullet The bath’s
Hugs and Happy Sailing Fair winds and following seas, Butch & Liz
GO GATOR!!! Pflugerville, TX

 Such a great experience! We’re thankful to have found you both and hope to see you again in the future.


 

 April 17, 2012

Shortly after boarding on the Billy Jean we realized we are on the right boat with a wonderful crew. 

It was our first time on a boat coming from the Swiss Alps. So we were afraid of getting sea sick, sharks, and other sea monsters, but Victoria and Curt took care of everything while preparing delicious meals and drinks. We had to throw our diet plans overboard!

We have seen a shark, sea turtles and beautiful spots and beaches. Victoria went with Markus on a special snorkeling to see the Wreck of the Rhone.

On Willy-T’s we celebrated Markus’s 42nd birthday ~ a special place Lars and us will always remember :) !!!

… on the way back to St. Thomas we already decided to come back as soon as possible to Curt & Victoria!

Thank you for everything xxx Marianne, Rastaman Lars and Markus… now without a hat, but always with a MAP!


March 31 to April 8, 2012 “Happy Easter”

Thanks so much for an amazing week! Our first trip to the Virgin islands ~ seeing it all via the Billy jean with our kids was fantastic.
A few of our favorite things…

bullet The Food!!!
bullet Watching deer graze on St. John
bullet snorkeling with stingrays & turtles
bullet The Baths & Mad Dog
bullet Jost Van Dyke
bullet The Easter Bunny!!!
bullet Bye, Bye Miss American Pie ~
bullet Singing & Guitar at the end of the day.
bullet Mongoose

We loved it all! Thanks again, we had a blast. Steve, Emily, Nick and Ella


Jan 5 to 12, 2012

Thank you for a wonderful time around the islands. Great food and crazy world solving conversations.

:-) We needed a little stress free time and got it. We look forward to seeing you again in the future! Next time we will look farther out, although booking 5 days in advance was good for us! he-he
Smooth Sailing, Frannie and Mark, WA

 


Happy New Year!

Howdy!!! :-) from Arlington, Texas, USA

Well, what can I say that hasn’t been said before?!? These two Caribbean Gems have made the last days of 2011 and the first ones of 2012 the best days of our lives to date! :-)
Happy days…. remembering how to JUST BE. Relearning to laugh (especially at each other), these are the moments that we always recall so fondly with our favorite gypsy pirates, Curt & Victoria. We love you both so much (truly)! This year will hold great things for all four of us, I can feel it. You inspire us to fully realize how to actualize and materialize our wildest dreams.
To living dreams in 2012! May we make them our reality this year! Ravi & Rachel