Read our yacht charter reviews and client testimonials

We are delighted to share the charter reviews testimonials from our guests onboard Curanta Cridhe.

July 2022

"Dear Marina and Mattia, we spent wonderful days! This winter, we will close our eyes and dream of still being on board!"
"Thanks again for everything. Fair Wind and Have fun!“

- Elena e Alessandro

July 2022

" With our family and grandparents we rented this very nice catamaran for 10 days, on the catamaran we played a lot and we ate and slept great! "
" On this beautiful boat we met two fantastic guys: Mattia and Marina."

”We will miss you very much thanks, for everything.“

” With Mattia and Marina we spent some wonderful moments, they took care of us and didn't make us miss anything.“
”They are really two special people we will miss you so much, we hope to meet again next year”

- Bibi, Isi, Claudio and Katia

July 2022

"Marina, Mattia…what to say if not a big thank you especially for your kindness and sunshine, clearly also for your competence and professionalism”
"We are sure to repeat these days with our son and daughter!"
”See you soon!”

- Anna, Pietro and Maurizio

July 2022

"Dear Marina and Mattia, thank you for this amazing week!"
"For three of us it has been the first experience on a boat… and for sure we will have others."
”Beautiful boat and TOP service! We felt like at home!
”We really hope to come back soon. We wish you all the best!

- Marina Luisa & Family

June 2022

"Fantastic staff, excellent food"
"One of the best sailing trips we have had"

- William, Marion, Susan, Denny, Alex, Natalie and Harry

August 2021

"I can’t thank Mattia and Marina enough, it has been a pleasure to work together and thank you so much for your patience!"
"By the way … your boat is amazing just like you are!"

- Monique, Yacht Expeditions Manager

July-Aug 2021

"Dear Marina and Mattia a huge thank you from all the family for this beautiful and truly unforgettable cruise on the Côte d’Azur! Your constant smiles, your perfect organisation, your flexibility to satisfy the multiple needs of the family, your delicious, varied, healthy and well balanced Cousine have made these seven days absolutely fantastic! You have offered the family great stories and memories to share throughout the years!! Grazie mille!"

"I hope to be back with you on another cruise as soon as possible Thank you from the bottom of my heart"

"Incredible week! Grazie for everything”

"Thank you for your kindness during this week, lunga vita alla coppia di marinai!"

"Couldn’t wish for a better week than the one we had with you! Thank you for everything"

"My best week on boat with a wonderful crew that make me like fish and loving all the destination and activities! thank you”

"And finally, of course, a great thank you for making me start my Xth year with a beautiful anniversary in perfect company and with great spirit to start this new year in the best possible condition.”

- Caroline, Martin, Dav, Ben, Alex and Chris

July 2021

"I had the pleasure of working on two charters with captain Mattia and his crew this season and it was a very positive experience."
"My clients were thrilled with the crew who they thought was absolutely perfect, my clients would without doubt warmly recommend Mattia and Marina to any potential client. The words kind, professional, very attentive and perfect were used to describe the two crew members in their roles on-board. The meals were said to be excellent and in perfect harmony with what had been requested and what was expected."
"My client Mr A. even emitted some doubts on being able to find a better crew in the future !”

- Fiona, charter agent

June 2021

"Thank you so much for all! It is my turn to thank both of you, a lot, for your help and the quality of your services"
"Mr. D, his wife and their quests spent a wonderful week and enjoyed the cruise from the beginning to the end. Thank you for your flexibility and the last minute organisation. I hope we'lI be in touch for a next cruise soon."

- Victoria, PA

October 2019

"I really enjoyed my time on Curanta Cridhe!"

- Preston Nicholas Shewd.

September 2019

"Thank you so much Kim and Ewan for the most amazing trip!"

- Shan, Lizz, Ellie and Rach.

August 2019

"Merci Thierry and Christine pour cette merveilleuse experience! A refaire!"

- Emily and Tommaso Casara.

May 2019

"Thank you for making us feel, no, for making us part of your family. Unforgettable fun."

- Mike and Lisa Casey.

August 2018

"Dear Thierry and Anne, you made our first experience on a charter boat unforgettable. You are a wonderful team. We thank you for all you did for us, your hospitality, your efforts, your best cookery, your advice. Love,"

- The Mimoun Family.

August 2018

"Wonderful week – too short! To be repeated. Thank you!"

- Milla Naji.

"Thank you, captain and Anne, it has been a wonderful week."

- Marca Massemo.

"My Canadian compatriots, what a great surprise! It wouldn’t have been the same without you. Hope to do it again. Ciao."

- Carline Giovanni.

July 2018

"Taking a charter without Thierry and Anne would be like having a great meal without fine wine! Please let us know if you are ever in Tennessee and we will give you some southern hospitality."

- Steve and Janet Crabtree, Brentwood TN.

July 2018

"Thierry and Anne – Thank you for a first-class cruise! The food and wine were amazing. It was a pleasure to get to know you. Thank you for your friendship. We look forward to seeing you again! All the best to you both."

- Lee and Camille Small, Franklin, TN.

June 2018

"We had such a special week. You were gracious, fun, wonderful hosts! I wish we could stay another week. Good luck hope to see you again."

- The Maltz family, Cape Town.

June 2018

"Dear Thierry and Anne, thanks very much for a fabulous week sailing the South of France. The service, the food, the laughter, the boat was all superb. The wine and cheese were even better! Hope to see you again, especially if you ever get to Cape Town."

- Rick and Margie Garratt, Cape Town.

March 2018

"A wonderful three days on a beautiful, professionally run boat. Very memorable."

- Peter and Loren Luzmore.

February 2018

"Thierry and Anne, thank you both for a fantastic stay aboard a beautiful boat. We loved every minute – such fun and laughs, fabulous food, fabulous company. Really memorable, hope we will see you again."

- Andy and Mandy Jackson.

July 2017

"Thierry and Anne, thank you for making our dream come true! Our first experience on the boat was unforgettable and we are ready for many others. See you soon! Love,"

- The Grynberg family.

March 2017

''This is our 4th sail... But first with a Captain and First Mate/Chef/Head Stew extraordinaire. The food was beyond fantastic. The service... impeccable. We all want to take Miss Anne home with us.
Captain Thierry, your wine selections made our nights. Your stories of life had us hanging on every word. Your knowledge of the sea, the boat, the wine... led us to have the trip of a lifetime.

We will remember you all for ever. Your number 1 favourite charter! Love,"

- The Chestnut Family.

FFebruary 2017

"We can't put into words how magical the trip was. Anne and Thierry are amazing, so welcoming. We don't want the trip to end. We look forward to more adventures in the future."

- Del Ponte Family.

January 2017

"What to say...? The best vacation we have ever had? The best food we've ever eaten, consistently, for a week? The most gracious hosts? Impossible to duplicate! Thank you!"
- Sealy Hopkinson.

"Fantastic! Spinnaker runs in total elegance!!! Magical places, well annotated, will hold their spell forever. Thierry and Anne are the consummate hosts. Thanks!!"
- Mark Hopkinson.

"One of the best weeks of my life! Want to come back and live on the boat... Had the absolute best time! Wouldn't change it for the world. Thank You!!"
- Marion Hopkinson and Adele Surkhov.

"Despite being French ;-) the hosts were incredible and the week we had was beyond compare. I am in absolute awe of this week. From the cooking to the sailing and wondrous sights, this was an unforgettable experience and could have asked for more friendly and professional crew than Thierry and Anne! An absolutely incredible trip!"
- Pete Hopkinson and Nathaniel Hogg.

December 2016

"Anne and Thierry are the most caring, hospitable people in all the Islands. They care for and love this boat if it was their own and that reflects directly how they treat their guests. Such an incredible trip thanks to these two beautiful humans. Can't say thank you enough!
Magnifique! This week was truly that, thanks to you both! You are so great at what you do and we are so lucky to have shared this time with you both. Thank you!"

- Casey Feinberg.

"This trip was truly the best. Was able to relax, enjoy the views and the sea, and most importantly indulge in delicious food and wine. Cheers to salty skin, beautiful sunsets, good wine and big laughs. This week was amazing! Love,"

- Marina Pardee.

"Anne and Thierry have created and provide for their guests the most superb experience of sailing, food and fun. We have traveled to many places but this experience was one of the finest we have ever experienced. These are great hosts that are now great friends. Thank you! Thank you! Thank You! It was the best and so were you".

- Gregg Feinberg.

"Thank you! This week was an incredible and unforgettable experience, from snorkeling to the sub-wing, to Christmas on Jost Van Dyke to beautiful peaceful bays, to the excellent wine and friendship, and so much more. I am very fortunate to have been able to experience the BVI's with you. Anne and Thierry, we'll share our pictures and will keep in touch.
Et Voilà! "

- Michael Keller.

"The best crew on this Island! You have both been amazing, professional and fun. You're great at this job and I am excited for your future adventures. Love".

- Brandan Feinberg.

"Magical!... and I don't use that lightly! Thank you for a week full of great memories. We're glad for your friendship and hope to keep in touch".

- Cindy Feinberg.

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May 2016

"Thank you Anne and Thierry for the excellent time we passed on Curanta Cridhe. But if something was much more than we expected it was the excellent food at lunch and dinner. Thank you again for the excellent moments"

- The Karagosian Family

March 2016

Dear Anne and Thierry, Thank you for the great sailing on Curanta Cridhe that we had with you. We enjoyed your amazing cooking and hospitality and high professionalism.

- Spring Charter Family


February 27th - Mars 2nd

''We had a beautiful journey enjoying the Caribbean Sea and the lovely islands. We put ourselves in Anne's and Thierry's hands; the sweet and gifted Anne, the highly skilled Thierry. We thank you for every lovely moment, for your patience and kindness. We'll never forget you...''

- The Lumainsky family and friends

January 2016

“Thierry Simon was a very knowledgeable Captain.  We had great confidence in his ability to sail the boat.  In addition, he was always interested in making things as enjoyable as possible for us, as guests.  Excellent.”


January 2016

“Anne Smith was amazing. Not only was she a very good seaman with extensive sailing knowledge, she is a 5-Star chef.  Her wonderful meals combined with Thierry's excellent wine pairing made all of us look forward to dinners as the highlight of each great day.”- our great New Year’s Charter

Fish supper

January 2016

“We enjoyed the accommodations aboard Curanta Cridhe.  Anna had decorated each area on the boat to give the boat a very comfortable and homey feel.  Also, the living areas were spotless.  Very nice.” - our wonderful Winter Charter

December 27th - January 3rd

"Thank you for a wonderful time! We couldn't have asked for anymore. The company, food, and sailing, in that order, was just what we needed. Thank you again! It was great!"
"What a great way to start a new year! The sail was fantastic and quite exciting! We learned so much! Thank you for the food and our new friendships. I hope to keep in touch."

- Kenny & Jodie Bateman.

"Great sailing, great snorkeling, great food, great wine, great company... a great adventure! What a wonderful way to begin a new year. Looking forward to another great adventure in the near future. Thank you both for everything. What an amazing time we had. Ship is part of our soul now and you both are great friends. Can't wait to come back!"

- Mike & Kathy O'Kelley


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