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Born to Rhumb Charters

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Address: | National Park Dock., Cruz Bay 00830-6120, St. John
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+1 432-528-4078
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Born to Rhumb is St. John's only Coast Guard certified, exclusively private...

Born to Rhumb is St. John's only Coast Guard certified, exclusively private 12 passenger motor vessel offering day trips to the British Virgin Islands or around St John. This 34' Maine built excursion charter boat has ample seating room for larger parties, and has a cabin and head below deck. We cruise at a speedy 20 knots and if seas get rough, this boat handles with ease and comfort thanks to a full keel and 440 hp diesel engine. We carry a fully stocked cooler, snorkel gear for all on board, and a great crew to make sure that your day is packed with fun and free of worry. Your group will not be mixed with other groups and you may choose your own itinerary or let us be your guide. We look forward to having you onboard, because we're the "Best Ride in the VI!"

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Great day on the Born to Rhumb!

Born to Rumb Charters delivered on a great time!! Ben and Jen were so awesome! And they are fellow Texans!!! We booked a charter for 12 people and everyone had a great time. Ben... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Michele O

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Born to Rumb Charters delivered on a great time!! Ben and Jen were so awesome! And they are fellow Texans!!! We booked a charter for 12 people and everyone had a great time. Ben put us on a great secluded beach where we were able to hang out. They also took us to Pizza Pi a floating pizza joint in... More 

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Ben S, Owner at Born to Rhumb Charters, responded to this review

Hey guys, thanks so much for your review! We had a great time showing y'all some of our favorite spots down here in the USVI! We appreciate feedback from our guests on how their trip went, so thank you! Please stay in touch with us! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ben and Savannah are absolutely wonderful. They are flexible, easy-going and just all around great! You will not be disappointed to book Born To Rhumb for your day on the water. They are such a great way to help you stay relaxed while exploring the Virgin Islands!

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Ben S, Owner at Born to Rhumb Charters, responded to this review

It was great having y'all out on the boat, not once but twice that week! I'm glad that Savannah and I could show y'all a great time on both the days that y'all were on Born to Rhumb. It goes without saying, but stay in touch, and we will see y'all next time you are down in St John. Cheers... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I am LONG overdue in writing this. It's for a trip I took with family several years ago. We booked Shane and Andi of Born to Rhumb and their boat for seven people and had the most memorable day of our stay on St. John. Shane and Andi are charming, knowledgable, skilled (Andi can hold her breath while snorkeling longer... More 

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Ben S, Owner at Born to Rhumb Charters, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review, we really appreciate it! We really pride ourselves on providing extra amenities to our guests and great memories that last a lifetime. Please keep in touch, thanks for your kind words and we will see your group next time you're down in the Caribbean! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Born to Rhumb charters is hands down the BEST time we have ever had in the USVI/BVI. We have been on several boat charters and none of them even come close to the services they provide. Upon arrival at the dock Ben and Savannah warmly greeted us, helped us on the boat and immediately asked if we needed anything to... More 

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Ben S, Owner at Born to Rhumb Charters, responded to this review

Thanks so much for joining us on your recent trip to St John and sharing your experience! We love any and all feedback we get from our guests and are so glad that you guys had a great time! It's amazing the friendships that are formed from meeting down here in the islands, and we truly regard y'all as friends,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loaded up on Born to Rhumb with high expectations. It was our second trip to St. John, so we knew the island had a lot to offer, but our expectations were massively exceeded! Captain Ben Steed is extremely knowledgeable about the history of the island, and as we made our way over to Jost van Dyke, he told us... More 

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Ben S, Owner at Born to Rhumb Charters, responded to this review

Thanks SO SO much for your feedback on your recent trip on Born to Rhumb! We had a blast with you guys showing y'all our favorite spots in the BVI. We are blessed to have friends such as you guys that are such loyal patrons of our charter- that means a lot! We will see y'all again soon on the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a group of 28 people that I had contacted Ben about. We were in St. Thomas for the day on a ship and I love to take my guests out to show them the beauty of the BVI's. Ben put my mind at ease right away with his confidence of letting me know that he would have additional... More 

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Ben S, Owner at Born to Rhumb Charters, responded to this review

Had a Blast with you guys when y'all were in town! We love showing our beautiful islands to our guests, especially those that are new to the Virgin Islands like some in your group of 28. Thanks for your support and we are thrilled that you decided to put your trust in us to deliver a day worthy of great... More 

Cruz Bay, St. John
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went out today for the 3rd time on Born to Rhumb. Had an awesome day in the USVI and BVI waters. Water was rough and this boat handles so well! They make customs a breeze and really maximize the time out on the water having fun!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our 2nd year in a row to charter Born to Rhumb. This year was every bit as amazing as last year. Our group of 8 had a fantastic time. Captain Ben keeps the boat in immaculate condition (even their snorkel gear is top quality and obviously well cared for.) Born to Rhumb crew had great assortment of cold... More 

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Ben S, Owner at Born to Rhumb Charters, responded to this review

Always a pleasure to have y'all onboard Born to Rhumb! Thanks for giving us feedback on your latest trip- we really appreciate that! Let's stay in touch and cheers to a great trip next time you guys are down in the USVI! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited St John many times and taken several boat trips. Our trip on Born to Rhumb was exactly what we wanted and more!! We were able to personalize our tri, so it met met the needs of all of us! Our party consisted of family from the age of 10-79. We all had an amazing time! Can't wait... More 

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Ben S, Owner at Born to Rhumb Charters, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review- we really appreciate it! We had a great time when you guys were on Born to Rhumb and are happy that you chose us to give you that great experience. Tell everyone hey from Savannah and I and we will see you next time you're on St John! More 

Madison, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been on Born To Rhumb twice now one day trip and one last minute sunset sail What a GREAT time we had with Captain Ben and Jenn They have lots of room on the boat to move around and plenty of cold beer and drinks in the cooler :>) If your planning a day charter to go snorkeling... More 

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Ben S, Owner at Born to Rhumb Charters, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review of your recent trips with us! We were so fortunate to have y'all aboard for several trips, and look forward to many more. We love our repeat guests, because to us, you guys are like family to us! Thanks again, stay in touch and we will see you soon! More 

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