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Independence Sailboat Charter

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Address: Redhook Marina, St. Thomas
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+1 340-775-1408

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A wonderful day at sea

My partner Kaj and I spent the most wonderful day onboard the Independence. The skipper and her first mate made sure that we had a fantastic experience, the sailing was great, the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jens O
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My partner Kaj and I spent the most wonderful day onboard the Independence. The skipper and her first mate made sure that we had a fantastic experience, the sailing was great, the food delicious and the rum punch just perfect. We also went snorkeling with the first mate who really good at pointing out things to see. Overall I can... More 

Thank Jens O
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Six of us were cruising together and decided to go away from the cruise-ship excursions for this VIP experience. You don't have to worry about any other passengers. The sailing was pleasant, Pat is very knowledgeable about sailing in general and the Caribbean and St. Thomas/St. John in particular. Travis was the snorkeling expert and was able to find sea... More 

Thank Matt R
Florence, Kentucky
2 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pat was amazing as well as Travis. They go out of there way to make you feel as if its your boat. Pats knowledge of the area adds up to a wonderful day. We were on a cruise so we were only able to do the half day.if I ever make it back to St Thomas I will do the... More 

Thank Jerry M
Appleton, Wisconsin
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our group of four adults had an awesome day with Captain Pat and Travis!!! We were visiting St. Thomas on a cruise ship stop. Pat was very easy to communicate with and book this excursion months in advance. She also gave us excellent directions and were able to find the meeting point and sail boat with no problems. It was... More 

Thank stmils3764
Mendham, New Jersey
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our party of 5 had a fantastic day on the water. Captain Pat has many talents, friendly, boat captain and master chef - great hot meal and rum punch far exceeding what we were expecting. Travis is Pat's friendly, humble and highly competent first mate. While snorkeling with us, Travis was great at finding the turtles and rays. He was... More 

Thank Crowemike
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our recent day aboard the Independence was a highlight of our vacation. We arrived in St. Thomas via cruise ship. Grabbing a cab was convenient, and the 35 minute ride over to the Red Hook area was scenic. Captain Pat met us at the yacht club promptly upon our arrival and shuttled us to the Independence via a sturdy dinghy.... More 

Thank Heather U
Yosemite National Park, California
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

My family went on the half-day trip, and it could not have been more relaxing and enjoyable. Captain Pat and Travis effortlessly sailed us between St. Thomas and St. John and took us to a secluded bay in which we snorkeled. In the water, Travis showed us where we could see sea turtles and brought up shells for us to... More 

2 Thank djbschermann
Fairmont, West Virginia
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful day of firsts. First time sailing and first time snorkeling. It was a beautiful day!! Pat and Travis were very professional and informative. We were a party of six. Lunch was served. Was hot and delicious pasta and salad. Also served a chocolate dessert with coconut rum that was to die for. Were served adult drinks, sodas, and water... More 

1 Thank Constance D
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Captain Pat and Travis showed us the wonderful Islands of St Thomas and St John's aboard The Independence on a beautiful February day. From the initial contacts to our final farewell they showed the utmost professionalism. Anyone traveling in this area should definitely sail with Captain Pat and Travis. The ship was very comfortable for the six of us and... More 

1 Thank alliemd
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Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

This will be the highlight of your stay! The sailboat we took had a max of 6 passengers and 2 crew members. The day was perfect from the start. The food was elegantly prepared and more than enough. The open bar was top shelf as well as the itinerary. Sailed from Red Hook to Caneel Bay beach then to Honeymoon... More 

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