Customer Reviews

Santa Maria Manuela Customer Reviews

Terrific crew & ship and a lovely passage to the Azores. Crew & Guests very good and patient with someone who only spoke English. It would be difficult to find a better one. This is a terrifically well run vessel, or was on this trip. Excellent accommodation, well serviced by a professional crew. All very friendly, helpful and willing to give information throughout. Many opportunities to get involved in most aspects of the ships operation & involvement in the vessel’s past history.
The Island was beautiful and rather unexpected.
Best wishes & Good Luck for the future.
Very many thanks

Keith – England

Poor weather for the first few days meant everyone quickly bonded with kindness and support for each other. Loved the mix of ages and nationalities on board. Am looking at my next voyage, whatever that might be! Could not have been better – even the weather!!


I can’t imagine the Santa Maria Manuela having a bigger fan than me. It was a remarkable experience and I really enjoyed getting to know the crew as well as all of the passengers. It was a great group of people to spend 6 days with.

Sailwiz – Spain

My friends and family are all ’50 shades of green’ with envy.  Thankyou from Andrew and me to you and the crew for an experience of a lifetime.

Gordon – Scotland

As for the trip to Madeira was the best experiences I have had and I take the opportunity to congratulate your team and crew who are fantastic …

Tiago, Portugal

We want to say THANK YOU to all the crew they all were so helpful. Nothing was too much trouble.  If the world would follow Santa Maria Manuela’s example we would all live in a better place.

Peter & Ron, UK

We have had the most amazing time. The crew were so friendly and helpful ….the food was great throughout, and the cabins were really comfortable, … and we both climbed the rigging as the sun was setting over Porto Santo to round off a brilliant last day with the new friends we met. 

Ian, UK

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