I just completed the whistle stop trip on Ibis, with Sam captaining. Three other guys and I served as "crew". For me , this was the trip of a lifetime. We sailed about 450 miles in mostly great conditions. I learned a bunch about cruising.
We did 3 night sails. Sam and Neil scheduled several shore days for us. They lined up some great activities.
The food was wonderful. The company was a blast. I got a year's worth of laughter in.