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Captain Marvin's Watersports Ltd.

Turtle Cove Marina, 665, Providenciales
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Outstanding Experience!

If you are considering parasailing, Captain Marvin is the best! He has over 19 years of experience... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kevin G
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Boston
Best Vacation

Was very nervous because we never parasailed before! This is the only guy I would ever let take us... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Shannon K
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We are TCI's premiere parasail operator. With over 200,000 safe flights flown since 1991, our skilled and professional crew are by far among the most experience in the business. This is our 21st year in business. As an Owner/operator Capt. Marvin...more
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are considering parasailing, Captain Marvin is the best! He has over 19 years of experience and he is an expert at managing your parasailing experience! Marvin is a professional boatsman, and gracefully launched and landed us back onto the boat like a Boss!...More

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Marvin P, Owner at Captain Marvin's Watersports Ltd., responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for coming out with us it was a pleasure to have you on board. Glad you enjoyed your trip and thanks for the great feedback always good to hear how we did. Thanks again Capt Marvin and crew.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was very nervous because we never parasailed before! This is the only guy I would ever let take us out! His boat is top notch and they explained everything to us so we wouldn’t be afraid. The worker even took my son since we couldn’t...More

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Marvin P, Owner at Captain Marvin's Watersports Ltd., responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for coming out with us it was a pleasure to have you on board. Glad we could be part of your special day and vacation memories. Hope to see you all again soon. Capt marvin and crew.

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Captain Marvin and Robin picked us up on the beach of our hotel and we sped off into a fantastic experience! Confirmed over the phone a day prior and felt safe the whole ride! Took some good photos and made some great memories! Thank you...More

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Marvin P, Owner at Captain Marvin's Watersports Ltd., responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you so much for coming out with us and we are so glad we got to be apart of your memories while visiting my beautiful home. The pictures came out great. Thanks again and hope to see you both on your next visit Capt...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

I have flown with Marvin before because he's the safest and the best . But this was a special occasion me and my husband celebrate birthdays a week apart and he has never flown before. The experience was awesome it was a beautiful day and...More

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Marvin P, Owner at Captain Marvin's Watersports Ltd., responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

It's always a pleasure to have the Brooks family out with us. I can't wait for you to come back so we can get some Ariel shots from Pennyelaine Studios. See you soon Capt Marvin and crew.

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

This was my second time parasailing with Captain Marvin.The first time was 2016 and it was great! This time I had some concerns because my 83 year old mother was determined to go parasailing! She walks with a walker and is very frail and fragile....More

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Marvin P, Owner at Captain Marvin's Watersports Ltd., responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Thank you so much for coming out with us , it's days like today that makes me remember why I love doing what I do. I'm so glad we could be apart of making moms trip memorable. It was a great pleasure to have you...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2018

There are a number of choices to parasail on Turks. We were very happy with Capt Marvin. He looks like he has been doing this a while. He is a seasoned captain. We felt safe and secure. He is not just a brand name but...More

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Marvin P, Owner at Captain Marvin's Watersports Ltd., responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2018

Thank you so much for coming out with us. We are glad your family had a good time and we enjoyed having you spend time with us. Hope to see you again . Capt marvin and crew.

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

Parasailing is fun. BUT NOT with Captain Marvin. They spend a few minutes at the beginning explaining the distress signal (legs crossing and arms extended with thumbs down). BUT when one of our family members got scared and displayed the distress signal repeatedly, Captain Marvin...More

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Marvin P, Owner at Captain Marvin's Watersports Ltd., responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

We’re so sorry to hear that you had such a negative experience. The assistant crew member is trained to properly explain and recognise the distress signal, but in this instance did not observe it - in response to this error we will be going through...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

It was a first time parasailing for most of us in the group, they did a great job explaining what to do and we spent a good amount of time in the air for what we paid. The view was great up in the air!!

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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

We had an incredible experience parasailing with Captain Marvin’s crew!!! So accommodating and patient as they had to wait for us to settle on who was going and get our payment ready. Breathtaking views and comfortable, but fun and safe ride! I will never forget...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Loved our experience with Captain Marvin and his crew. There were 11 of us that chose to parasail (5 kids). Marvin runs a very tight ship and made our safety his absolute #1 priority. Each group that went up had at least 15 minutes in...More

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JaneRhoades
2 March 2017|
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Response from Marvin P | Property representative |
Good morning, Thanks for your enquiry, What we offer is a boat take off and landing, however getting wet is optional. Capt. Marvin
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gregorypearson
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Response from jjgalusha58 | Reviewed this property |
Unless there is a cruise sponsored excursion I would not hold my breath since Grand Turks is pretty laid back, other than the cruise port. It is mostly a dive destination.
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