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Captain Marvin's Watersports Ltd.

Turtle Cove Marina, 665, Providenciales
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Great experience!

Captain Marvin and Robin picked us up on the beach of our hotel and we sped off into a fantastic... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Birthday in the air

I have flown with Marvin before because he's the safest and the best . But this was a special... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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 Pratt has been flying since 1990,with 25 years experience.Our other captains all have over 10 years experience flying in various locations.We have (2) 1999 Premium Custom 28' USCG certified (12) passenger parasail boats and our third Parasail boat , a USCG certified (12) passenger 31' Ocean Pro by CWS Boats. Our boats are designed specifically for parasailing. Whether you are by yourself or a large group we are more than happy to take you to new heights.We also offer Banana Boat rides, Wake boarding, Waterskiing and Tubing. A TCI Owned and Operated Company, we are first in experience, first in safety, state of the art clean quality boats, friendly staff and family focused service.
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Turtle Cove Marina, 665, Providenciales

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 7 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 6 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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Reviewed 16 February 2018

Captain Marvin and his staff were very professional. We went on the spur of the moment and were picked up on the beach by our resort on Grace Bay. To see the water and get the perspective of the resort from the air is really...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018

I was a group of 5 people to go, and there were two other people on the boat. It was not crowded — that was important to me. The ride was at least 15 minutes, and the captain definitely knew what he was doing. Just...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
29 November 2016|
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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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