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Erikas Marine Services

A day sail is a wonderful way to see the Grenadines. Erika’s Marine Services can assist you in choosing which day sail suits you.  On a day sail in the Grenadines, you will experience the true character of an authentic Caribbean area. No high rise hotels or heavy traffic. Simply relax and let the yacht carry you from one paradise to another.

Erika’s Marine Services knows the Grenadines well. Let us book a day sail for you that you will remember for the rest of your life. 



A day in the Grenadines…   in a real boat…   as seen in Disney’s “Pirates of the Caribbean”

Step aboard one of the last traditional Caribbean working schooners, 60 tons of pure island craftsmanship, – coffee and a sandwich, then hoist those sails and you’re off to the very heart of these island gems – Mayreau, Tobago Cays and Palm Island

  • Breakfast, lunch with wines, drinks all day
  • Masks and snorkels provided
  • Great for kids too
  • Leaves from Union Island daily
  • Union Island airport transfers included

Insist on ‘Scaramouche’ – the VIP tour – one of the most photographed sailing vessels in the southern Caribbean. Ask about a private charter on this lovely schooner.

Catering to the discerning traveler – no pre-cooked meals, no loud music, no roaring engines, only that days-of-old creaking of the rigging.

Book early!  Contact Erika’s for prices and reservations.

Yannis Day Tours

Yannis Day Tours offers a day tour by catamaran every day of the year – the two large catamarans can accommodate large groups – private charters are also available with advance booking. The boats are sleek, modern and comfortable.  The tour begins at 9:00 A. M. and ends about 4:30 P. M. 

After a light breakfast snack, leave Clifton Harbour in Union Island, sailing to nearby Mayreau, a small island with magnificent beaches offering a great opportunity to cool off with a swim. 

Next stop is the breathtaking Tobago Cays, where guests are served a delicious cooked lunch. This is another great opportunity for swimming and snorkeling – masks and snorkels are onboard for guests’ use.

After lunch and a relaxing swim, set off for Palm Island, a private resort island.  Time for another dip in the azure waters of the Caribbean, then back home to Union Island.  Drinks are served all day long. 

Day tour, lunch, drinks and airport transfer in Union Island – all are included for one low price. Contact Erika’s for pricing and reservations.

It’s easy to get to Union Island – from St. Vincent, Grenada, Barbados, St. Lucia or Martinique. A short flight in the morning transports guests to Union Island’s airport, where Yannis Day Tours is waiting to transport guests directly to the wharf.

Contact Erika’s for reservations, both flights and day tour.

Captain Yannis


The Canouan Marina Company

If you prefer to go out to sea in a motor boat, Canouan Marina has two to choose from. Located in the southern Grenadines, they offer a good variety of trips in the region.

Serenity IV, a 45 ft. Hatteras equipped with tuna tower, fighting chair and outrigger, is the perfect choice for a deep sea fishing experience, for visiting the islands in total comfort, or to do both! Drinks, snacks, bait, rod and reels (Penn international and Shemano) included in the price.

Tropical Storm is a 28 ft. Bowen Marine speedboat with 2 x 200 hp outboard engines, permanent top and cuddy cabin. Tropical Storm is perfect for snorkeling exploration. Her shallow keel allows her to anchor the closest to any reef in the Grenadines…you can see the corals right on the side of the boat!

With The Canouan Marina vessels Erika’s can organize:
• Excursions to the Tobago Cays and to the island of Mayreau (possible even in a half day charter, both of the vessels are quite fast),
• Tours to all the Southern Grenadines (Tobago Cays, Mayreau, Petit St. Vincent, Palm Island, Union Island), with snorkeling in the little reef island of Morpion and in Sandy Island, the little island powdery sand in front of Carriacou,
• A day to visit Canouan Island with lunch at the exclusive Raffles Resort (advance notice required) or the islands of Bequia and Mustique to enjoy a cocktail at Basil’s Bar or lunch at The Cotton House.
• Half Day and Full day private charters, private Half Day or Full Day fishing trips available from Union Island, Palm Island, Petit St Vincent, Canouan Island, Mustique and Bequia every day of the year.

Contact Erika’s for prices and reservations, for both flights to the southern Grenadines, and day tours. We are also a travel agency, so will arrange your regional flights and accommodation.

Caribbean Schooner Cruises

Friendship Rose 100ft Local Classic Sailing Schooner, built by hand in Friendship Bay.

Discover the Grenadines by Island Schooner. Daily cruises to The Tobago Cays, Mustique, Bequia and St Vincent’s Tropical Coast.  Dive or snorkel the coral reefs of the Tobago Cays. Explore uninhabited islands and perfect coral sand beaches. Smooth and relaxing days…experience the culture and craft of Bequia or anchor off Canouan and enjoy the exclusive Golf and Spa of Raffles Resort. Relax in a hammock  and sip Champagne on deck at Mustique, or escape along St Vincent’s tropical coast.  On board, full service is provided with the traditional crew of six and an excellent chef.   Breakfast, lunch and Afternoon Tea & Cake served.  Drinks all day, all included.

Grenadines Cruise packages also available, combining villa & hotel accommodation, inter-island connections and a selection of day cruises.  Friendship Rose offers unique holiday packages combining Schooner cruises exploring the Grenadines over a few days from St Vincent to the Tobago Cays with island accommodation ashore in villas or hotels. This enables the guests to absorb some of the wonderful island atmosphere of Bequia and explore the Grenadines. So if you want to sail but also want to sleep in comfort ashore and mix the best of both worlds, Friendship Rose offers a nice solution.

The Friendship Rose also offers private charters:

  • Open day cruises for visitors to Bequia and St Vincent.
  • Private Charter of the Schooner for corporate events, private cruises for family & friends and celebrations
  • Wedding Cruises
  • Special services to Photo Shoot groups and Media groups who wish to work on location throughout St Vincent & the Grenadines
  • Cruise and Stay Packages – as mentioned above

Contact Erika’s for information and booking for this Bequia-based schooner.

Friendship Rose