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Felipe & Camila Freitas - André & Marcele Freitas
4 days charter - Ilha Grande

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The purpose of our trip was also to surf the waves outside Ilha Grande, in Lopes Mendes, Praia do Sul and Aventureiro. We made a full turn on the Island traveling 180 nautical miles through the whole trip.

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Lunch on the outward journey

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Lopes Mendes Beach

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Return trip to Rio de Janeiro

Sergio and Marcia,

The crew is to be commended for their professionalism, promptness, safety and dedication. The sailboat is very comfortable, safe and well maintained. It was 4 unforgettable days. The skipper is passionate about what he does, he is happy to receive us and we learn a lot from him. The Charter was excellent!

Regards,

Felipe, Camila, André and Marcele.

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Lopes Mendes Beach

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Fished with harpoon at Macacos Cove

Return trip to Rio de Janeiro

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Macacos Cove

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Sailing around Ilha Grande

Fishing a Bonito

Josias Gomes & Family
3 days charter - Ilha Grande

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Lunch at Lagoa Azul

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Swimming at Macacos Cove

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Playing in the cabin by night

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Return trip to Rio de Janeiro

The charter was very good. Both on the outward journey and on the way back to Rio de Janeiro we had good winds and the yacht sails very well, she is very fast and easy to steer. The kids loved it and are already willing to do it again.
The skipper is a "ball show" and great master, the food was delicious. I recommend to anyone who likes the sea and love to sail ...

 

Big hug,

 

Josias and Family

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Steersman's work on the outward journey

Dario & Inka
2 days charter - Ilha Grande

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Our 2-day tour to Ilha Grande on Terra Firme was marvelous! Sergio and Marcia are such lovely and calm people, always adapting completely to our wishes and making it a most relaxing experience. The boat is in very good shape, taken care of with much love to the detail, well equipped (incl. good snorkeling gear) and surprisingly spacious in the middle part (the front cabin is indeed small but fine for normal size). For us being a combination of one quite experienced sailor and one first time sailor it was perfect: I was able to experiment as much as I pleased while my friend got to know everything at his pace on the straight forward yet very sophisticated design of Terra Firme. The food was purely excellent and well coordinated in advance. Would definitely recommend sailing with Sergio and do it again anytime! Foi muito legal! :)

Inka

A friend and I spent 2 1/2 days with Sergio and Marcia on their lovely sailing yacht.
The boat is in very good shape and well equipped (e.g. snorkelling gear). Due to Sergio's experience the trip is suitable for experienced sailors as well as sailing newbies such as me. 
The hosts are very friendly and speak an easy to understand kind of Portuguese. Sergio is also fluent in English, while Marcia understands the language. During the whole trip the atmosphere was very relaxing, there was absolutely no room for stress on the Terra Firme.

One of my favorite aspects was that they are very flexible when it comes both to the food and the tour itself. Meals are discussed in advance, so don't worry about any surprises. All the meals that were prepared in the small yacht kitchen were absolutely delicious, both Sergio and Marcia are excellent chefs. Regarding the tour, every evening Sergio asked for preferences and made suggestions where to go the next day. And even during the day he made sure to ask for our preferences on whether to stay at a certain place or go sail to another.

To sum up: It was an amazing experience and we would definitely sail again with Sergio and Marcia. Foi ótimo! Or how Sergio would most probably put it "Foi bonito demais!"

 

Dario

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Caique Martins Ferreira and Rob Darwin
3 days charter - Ilha Grande

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Sergio and Marcia,

The trip was very enjoyable and the sailboat is comfortable and safe. The service was excellent, the meals delicious, all very good. We really like the places we stop, the Ilha Grande is really a marvel with its lush nature.

 

Regards,

 

Caique and Rob

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Bruno Basilio Noval, Jorge Marujo and Thiago Neves
3 days charter - Ilha Grande

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Fished with harpoon at Macacos Cove

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Tainha roasted in the oven

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Barbecue at Saco do Céu

Sergio and Marcia,

The trip was great, your attention unmatched.
We recommend everyone who wants to know Ilha Grande from another angle. We will be back!!

 

Big hug,

 

Bruno, Jorge and Thiago

Running before the wind

Arthur & Monica Sanders
3 days charter - Ilha Grande

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Sergio and Marcia,

The charter was excellent, three days sailing and exploring the Saco do Céu and the Macacos Cove on Ilha Grande.
The sailboat is very safe and comfortable and the trip was great. The food was delicious and the captain and first mate very gentle - grade 10!

 

Regards,

 

Arthur & Monica

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Northeast wind

Caio Bonini & Family
3 days charter - Ilha Grande

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The 3-day charter on Ilha Grande was excellent! Sergio and Marcia were very attentive and careful on board and also during the preparations for the trip, clarifying all the doubts and aligning the details regarding the snacks and meals.

 

It was an excellent opportunity to experience the daily life on a sailing vessel, and learn the main navigation fundamentals. We hope to have a new tour soon!

 

Caio Bonini

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Mathieu, Maria, Bruno & Lis

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We made the crossing from Rio de Janeiro to Ilha Grande with Sergio and Márcia from the Terra Firme at the carnival and the experience was great!

 

Sérgio and Márcia are very nice people, Sérgio has a vast nautical experience, gave us a lot of security in the moments of heavy seas and passed us much knowledge, besides cooking very well!


I just hope that next time we have more sun!


Bruno

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