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STOP WORK ORDER GUESTS COMMENTS

We will certainly be recommending you two and Stop Work Order to everyone we meet as you two are part of our Iowa Eight family now whether you like it or not!
The Iowa Eight

Captain Ryan and Dani,

As we sit here on our last morning, the skies of St. John are crying....the VI is sad to see us go!

What we did know about this trip: the sun, the water, the sand, the beauty, the tranquility....you two delivered in spades!

What we didn't expect: the amazingly prepared and served food, the added comforts on every level, the ability to be so relaxed at the hands of such a competent captain, but mostly the hours of laughs with our new friends Ryan and Dani! Ya dun even nah! :)

Using your gifts the way that you do, to make peoples' wildest dreams come true?!?! That is something immeasurable and can't be explained unless you experience it! We so loved including you in our fun and jokes. You will truly be in the hearts of the Iowa Eight forever. You have not seen the last of us!!!!

Love,
Tom, Sandy, Maria,Joel, Beth, Joe, Stacy and Kevin

P.S. When we began to plan this trip we called it a trip of a lifetime. It has been just that! We couldn't have imagined it any better. This may have been the inaugural couples trip for the #iowaeight but it certainly is not the last.

We cannot thank you both enough for the care and professionalism you've shown us this week. We very much appreciate it! Answering our countless questions, laughing with us and not at as! Dani- the food has been INCREDIBLE. Ryan - you know what you are doing with this boat! Thank you for safely getting us to and from so smoothly.

We will certainly be recommending you two and Stop Work Order to everyone we meet as you two are part of our Iowa Eight family now whether you like it or not! Thank you again for an amazingly relaxing and memorable trip!
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You guys are the consummate hosts! We have never been so spoiled and pampered.
Ryan and Dani,

When we came on this trip we were hopeful to have a crew that would not only provide a great experience but also join in the fun! Fortunately for us, we were here on your birthday week and your participation made our week even that much better! The food, tours, and drinks were spectacular. More than that, we enjoyed "winning our age group" with help from you! You are welcome in our homes any time you are in N.C. and I hope our paths cross again. You have a special spirit about you that makes you naturals at your jobs in the best living room in the world! Thank you so much from all of us!

Ryan and Dani,

What an unbelievable trip for us and our friends. From looking for "flip flops", boutiqing, snorkeling, and simply hanging out with a fabulous crew, thank you! The food and cocktails were out of this world. I will say, the organization and preparation you bring made our trip special, especially the pirate costumes! AAAaaaarrrgggghhhhh!

What an incredible experience! You guys are the consummate hosts! We have never been so spoiled and pampered. Thank you for all you did to make the trip memorable for us - and for helping us win our "age bracket"! We will be back for more banana drinks soon (I've got Fred on camera saying that!). Thanks for putting up with all of us and joining in the fun! We love you guys!!!

P.S. Dani, the food was DELISH
P.S.S. Going home to dry our livers out...

Dani and Ryan,

You guys rock! Such a fun week, great food, and great company. You guys are such a great couple....I absolutely hate goodbyes...and hope you post something every once in a while so we can keep up with you. The adventurous life that you two have created for yourselves on this boat is so amazing. You both have the gifts of making someone feel so comfortable and lord knows you had some challenges with all of our different personalities! If you are ever in N.C., FIND US!!!!
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What a fabulous vacation! We are so fortunate to have you as our crew for this family vacation to the BVI's!
Dear Ryan and Dani,

What a fabulous vacation! We are so fortunate to have you as our crew for this family vacation to the BVI's!

From the champagne toast in our matching attire to our fabulous meals every day, we were well served....by the Hank Aaron of cooking and bartending!

We enjoyed the snorkeling, fishing, beach days, paddle boarding, kayaking, soccer on the beach and exploring Anegada by jeep. The scuba and the shell seeking!!!!

Bill was thankful for the doctor you introduced him to at the Anegada Reef Hotel for his much needed pain killers ;)

This relaxing trip is the best way to kick of 2019 for our family! We truly hope that you enjoyed meeting us as much as we enjoyed you and your hospitality!

We are thankful to have seen Anegada! Loblolly Bay....spectacular! Cow Wreck Beach....even more beauty. The LOBSTER!!!!!!!!

Some nice touches: the dolphin to greet us, the gorgeous sunrises and sunsets, the double rainbow at Cooper Island, and your easy going attitudes to cater to our every needs!

Congrats on a super successful trip with the Mastros!

Pat, Lauren, Maria, Zach, Rachel, Alex, Bill, and Beth
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We love Dani and Ryan and hope to see them again.
We are home and back in the groove, doesn’t take long for that to happen. We find ourselves drifting back to our days on “Stop Work Order”!!!

Our experience for 6 days is one that is somewhat hard to put into words because was everything and so much more than what we dreamed it would be. We arrived at Red Hook and were greeted by smiles that made us feel like close friends meeting. Boarding Stop Work Order pretty much took our breath away as it sat sparkling in the water and waiting for us was a bottle of “bubbly” chilled and ready to sip as we departed port. The yacht was immaculate and we were shown to our staterooms which we were pleasantly surprised at the amount of room each stateroom had. Ryan and Dani had everything ready for the “kings and queens”!! I say that as that is how we were treated by them. Every detail was in place and for the next six days Dani and Ryan would take us to destinations that we will remember for a lifetime. The food was 10 star quality prepared fresh each day. What Dani puts out of that galley is simply amazing along with the perfect presentation. The four of us were celebrating our wedding anniversaries, so she apparently caught wind of that and made a very special steak dinner with the most delicious chocolate cake including candles, It brought us to tears. They are definitely a team who work well together and care about their guests on board. We came home with two new friends as that is how we all felt while sailing the BVI with Dani and Ryan. They were informative, fun, loving, and showed a passion for their work. It did not go unnoticed by any one of us. We thank you so very much for everything. It will be in our memory forever and we feel blessed to have had this wonderful opportunity with you and your staff. We love Dani and Ryan and hope to see them again.
Thanks for the Memories,
Scott & Mary, Mark & Anita
You provide services that are so over the top, we are going to have a hard time adjusting when we return to reality
Ryan and Dani,

My close friends and I came to experience a great adventure. Our expectations were met and exceeded! Captain Ryan and Dani treated us with open arms, fed us to the nines every meal and completely spoiled us! We will be happy to refer Stop Work Order Charters to all of our friends and family! God willing, we also will be coming back to enjoy this beautiful boat and our new friends Ryan and Dani!

Guy and Linda

Mr. and Mrs. Q,

The best vacation to date... Thank you for the best breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinks, hospitality, and so much more! You provide services that are so over the top, we are going to have a hard time adjusting when we return to reality. Thank you for EVERYTHING!

Kevin and Rebecca

Ryan and Dani,

You have both worked to make our time above and beyond our expectations. The Virgin Islands are an exceptional place, the boat is perfect with all the amenities you could hope for. It is the two of you that put it over the top. Every meal is perfection, our drinks were never empty, great planning and always accommodating. Also, my birthday cake for the extra special touch, thank you for all you do and we really hope to come back again!

Brenda and Mike
This is our first time to take a trip like this and both of you have made sure it will be a trip we never forget. You are hard workers and certainly have a servants heart.
Ryan and Dani,

This has been a trip of a lifetime! I have enjoyed every minute and appreciate everything you have done to make us feel special and well taken care of. My favorite thing has been watching my children play, laugh, and have fun together. Thank you for loving on them! I am so thankful for the memories and special times we have shared this week. What a treasure!

Ellen

Ryan and Dani,

Thank you for this amazing trip. Some of my favorites have been Dani's salmon lunch, dinghy launch, snorkeling, and the long sails. I hope we can do this with you again!

Anne- Age 13

Ryan and Dani,

This has been a fabulous trip! I really loved snorkeling (especially at Norman Island), the dinghy launch, all of Dani's delicious meals, and spending time with my cousins and family.

Emily - Age 13

P.S. I am glad that I won Left, Right, Center $$$!

Ryan and Dani,

Thank you for making this a super enjoyable trip of a lifetime! I really appreciate your hospitality and hard work! I loved snorkeling and swimming of the back of the boat. I had a blast bone fishing at Anegada (Thank you Ryan for taking me)! I also loved the dinghy sling fling thingy! Thank you for the amazing memories I have made this week!

Garris- Age 15

Ryan and Dani,

This is my favorite trip I have ever taken! I loved everything! Especially the Baths, tubing, dinghy launch, Mrs. Dani's good food, playing games with Captain Ryan, snorkeling, and the Etch A Sketch! Thank you Captain Ryan and Mrs. Dani! I hope I can come on your boat again!

Love,
Carolyn - Age 7

Ryan and Dani,

Wow, what a blast! You two definitely exceeded our expectations. This is our first time to take a trip like this and both of you have made sure it will be a trip we never forget. You are hard workers and certainly have a servants heart. The food was fantastic, sailing was a blast, and the family games were really enjoyable. I appreciate the attention you gave to make sure the kids had a wonderful trip! I enjoyed the conversations with both of you. You guys are a fun couple - may God continue to richly bless your marriage.

Thanks for the dinghy launch and for taking time to put all of the photos together into a video for us. Im sure we will be talking about this vacation for a long time!

War Eagle,
Rob
This is the vacation that our kids will be telling their kids about some day.
Captain Ryan and Dani,

This has been my favorite spring break trip I have gone on. Doing all of the crazy things such as the dinghy launch and tubing, was super fun! I wish that I could stay on the boat forever. Thank you for an amazing trip. Also, the food was amazing!

Julia - Age 10

Captain Ryan and Dani,

I really had a great time on this trip! Captain Ryan and Dani, you were both awesome crew! The food was great (although I admit I was a little bit picky) and I loved snorkeling, tubing, the dinghy launch, etc. I hope that one day I will get to visit the beautiful islands again. Thank you both so much!

Collin- Age 13

Ryan and Dani,

Thank you hardly seems enough when I think back on all of the precious memories of the past week. Snorkeling, dinghy launching - letting my boys see that their mom is not past her prime! The true smiles that I saw on my boys' faces this week made my heart full! And speaking of full......I have never feasted as I did this week. Dani, you are an amazing chef - all of my boys tried new things and discovered they can be a bit adventurous. Thank you and we hope to see you again!

Leslie

Ryan and Dani,

They say that a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single foot step....
Our journey began with a warm welcome from a great couple. You made the last seven days truly remarkable for us as first time visitors. This is the vacation that our kids will be telling their kids about some day. Thank you for helping make great memories for our family!

The Wagners

Captain Ryan and Dani,

Thank you so much for a great trip! I had so much fun! I loved everything that we did, The snorkeling was awesome, I saw so many cool fish and coral. My favorite one was when we saw the sunken ship, I thought that was really cool! Thank you Captain Ryan for taking us tubing and water skiing, it was a blast! Thank you Dani for making delicious food, my favorite was the shrimp pasta and the mango cobbler. I will remember this trip forever and I am sad that it is over but I want to visit again! Thank you for an amazing vacation!

Caroline - Age 15

Ryan and Dani,

Thank you for a fabulous and relaxing week aboard SWO! After years of thinking of a trip to the BVI and months of planning, the last seven days has truly exceeded all expectations. Both of you went out of your way to ensure that every day was a great day. We appreciate all of your hard work and your hospitality. We will fondly remember this week for the rest of our lives and will always have great stories to tell. Thank you for helping us make such spectacular memories!

Wyatt and Elizabeth
I know we can be a lot to handle...you made us feel right at home.
Ryan and Dani,

Thank you for making your home, our home! Our crazy Minnesotan family is alot to deal with and you guys held your own. This trip may be done but already looking back, you guys were the best part! My family and I will cherish these memories!

-Destiny


Dani and Ryan,

Thank you for making our vacation an absolute blast! Thank you for training me to scuba dive and taking us on 3 more dives to explore the sea, Thank you for taking me on the dinghy to get tanks filled. I loved riding the waves and getting wet! Most importantly, thank you for making us fantastic meals, you didn't disappoint once!

The best crew ever!

- Jake


Dani and Ryan,

Thank you for taking us and teaching us about one of the most beautiful places on earth with the Gatorade colored water and showing us the beauty of the deep. The sea turtle eating was one of the coolest things I have ever seen! The cooking on this trip was the best I have ever had and opened my eyes to so many different foods. Most importantly, I will remember the nights spent playing cards, dice, and telling stories around the table.

-Ethan


Dear Ryan and Dani,

Thank you for everything you did for me and my family!

To Dani:Your cooking is out of this world. The only complaint I have is that I didn't have a bigger stomach to eat more of it! I also loved all of your sassiness!

To Ryan: I could not have asked for a better scuba instructor. You told me that you would find me a sea turtle and man did you deliver!!!

I will miss you both and hope I can be worthy enough to become Facebook friends with :)

-Serenity


To our newest members of our family:

Thank you for spoiling us this week! We had a great time enjoying this piece of heaven with you. My true test of a great vacation is how often I log in to work. I did not check my phone once so this was an amazing week! So much fun scuba diving as a family (after Ryan settled Steve and I down). Watching a sea turtle eat grass in front of us will never be forgotten. Dani's skills in the kitchen will be severely missed. We are looking forward to trying some the recipes!. I will practice my corn hole skills for our next trip!

I know we can be a lot to handle...you made us feel right at home.

-Diane

Dani and Ryan,

We planned this trip to make lifelong memories for our family. From certifying the kids, dinghy launching, eating with a pirate, scuba diving, enjoying beach days, playing cards and dice, drinking on the boat while sailing, to simply floating on the lazy buns, each day was filled with so many memories. Dani's cooking was so fantastic! I have never eaten so many different and wonderful meals and desserts! Watching our kids try new things and enjoy them was real treat! Captain Ryan was so great with the kids certifications and calming us old timers down. We will never forget either one of you or our wonderful trip. Thank you from the bottom of my heart!

- Steve
Ya'll truly have a gift and we are so lucky to have gotten you as our Captain and Chef!
Ryan and Dani,

What an amazing trip! I can't thank ya'll enough for the awesome memories we made.

The food was absolutely some of the best that we have ever had and I can't wait to try out some of the recipes at home!

Ya'll truly have a gift and we are so lucky to have gotten you as our Captain and Chef! We can't wait to come back and spend another week or more with you!

Thanks again for EVERYTHING! Ya'll are awesome!

Andrea Fite
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We hope to see you again some day and give Stop Work Order the highest recommendation possible.
Captain Ryan and Admiral Dani,

Thank you so much for making a lifetime dream of mine so memorable. This trip was part of a 20 year wedding anniversary for my wife and I. We have planned it for over a year, researched the internet, and read extensive reviews. Your reviews sealed the deal for us to book our trip with you. It was also a bonus to have our dive instructor as our captain. You both exceeded our expectations. We were blown away with your outstanding customer service, outstanding meals, and the yes boat attitude!

We felt that we were leaving our friends on the boat as we disembarked our charter.

I would rate our entire experience as 5+ star review.

Our trip included 4 couples who have been life long friends, we now have life long memories and feel blessed to have been on your boat.

Your expertise and and experience have set the bar very high for our future vacations!

We hope to see you again some day and give Stop Work Order the highest recommendation possible.

Thank you for all of the fabulous meals and the amazing dives, the endless drinks and cocktails.

Thanks for letting me jam out and get crazy! The food was truly the beset ever! Thanks for everything!

You guys ROCK!,
Dr. Alvin and Kathie
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Absolute perfection!
Dearest Ryan and Dani,

Thank you so much for the unforgettable trip! You have given the best possible 50th birthday anyone could hope for.

The meals were AMAZING!!!

Every day we were shown something new, which was thanks to your intimate knowledge.

Absolute perfection!

Lots of love,
Karen, Josie, Mark, Ellie, Paddy, and Kate

XOXOXOXO
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Our captain, our chef we sing praises to you.
Dani & Ryan

What a wonderful week you’ve shown us all. Everyday was special, the memories we have gathered will last forever. The scenery of course is magnificent. The snorkeling was unforgettable. The cruising through the waters was perfect.

Our captain, our chef we sing praises to you. Food, drinks whenever we wanted!!! Dani, your cooking skills are phenomenal. Ryan, best captain ever.

Every day, every cove so memorable. Thank you so much for the hospitality!! We will remember this week forever!! You two definitely know how to be the perfect host & hostess!!

Eva, Chris, Cynthia, Meghan, Amanda, Emma and Erin
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Our hearts are full from spending our week with you. Hope to do this again!!!!
Dear Captain Ryan & Dani

Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!

We come every year to re-visit what we love, to relax and to see and old friend (The BVI’s) with new eyes. After Hurricane Irma and Maria, we were not sure what to expect. You both made our Xmas week phenomenal! Your care, sweetness, guidance and suggestions made us feel at home while also on a trip of a lifetime. The boat is fabulous, but it’s the crew that makes our memories and makes us want to return. The two of you have amplified the magic of these island in a very very special way for all of us.

From the guided dives to the gently directed snorkels (Hey Connie, the boat is over here.) to trolling for fish (did we really catch the same fish two days in a row!) to not rolling your eyes at our obsession with dry towels, you created a wonderful home for us to totally relax. We will now play 3’s and paddleboard thanks to you. Our nights of playing cards will bring us a smile every time we think of them.

And oh my, Dani your cooking was incredible!!! We gobbled up all those American portions, even past the point of feeling full because it was all so delicious! WE will take home many recipes, but they wont taste as good as when you’ve made them for us. Even with all the swims and snorkels, we are taking home a few extra pounds as souvenirs!

In this very special year, after this devastating hurricane to these beautiful islands, you have inspired us and have shared an incredible wonderful memorable Christmas with us. Our hearts are full from spending our week with you. Hope to do this again!!!!

Connie, Miles, Jason Wilkin, Ron Ledger and Andy
We hope to see you again some day and give Stop Work Order the highest recommendation possible.
Captain Ryan and Admiral Dani,

Thank you so much for making a lifetime dream of mine so memorable. This trip was part of a 20 year wedding anniversary for my wife and I. We have planned it for over a year, researched the internet, and read extensive reviews. Your reviews sealed the deal for us to book our trip with you. It was also a bonus to have our dive instructor as our captain. You both exceeded our expectations. We were blown away with your outstanding customer service, outstanding meals, and the yes boat attitude!

We felt that we were leaving our friends on the boat as we disembarked our charter.

I would rate our entire experience as 5+ star review.

Our trip included 4 couples who have been life long friends, we now have life long memories and feel blessed to have been on your boat.

Your expertise and and experience have set the bar very high for our future vacations!

We hope to see you again some day and give Stop Work Order the highest recommendation possible.

Thank you for all of the fabulous meals and the amazing dives, the endless drinks and cocktails.

Thanks for letting me jam out and get crazy! The food was truly the beset ever! Thanks for everything!

You guys ROCK!,
Dr. Alvin and Kathie
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