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Address: | American Yacht Harbor Marina, Red Hook 00802, St. Thomas
Phone Number:
+1 340-690-1659
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Rumbaba Charters offers a very memorable day filled with sailing,...

Rumbaba Charters offers a very memorable day filled with sailing, snorkeling and exceptional food and drinks. While you visit the U.S. Virgin Islands, you have got to go sailing!! We take a maximum of six passengers allowing the day to be customized for you. Great for families, kids, or couples; everybody will love it. Choose your lunch to be grilled right on the boat: Ahi Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Filet Mignon, Chicken, or hot dog (for those younger sailors!). Our delicious tropical beverages (open bar) and quality snorkeling gear are all included! Captain Melissa and her crew are professional and fun. Aboard Rumbaba, there are always plenty of great stories and good company.

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One of the best days ever!

Beautiful turquoise ocean with great snorkeling adventures made this a highlight of our vacation. Saw some sea life we'd not seen before. Food was delicious and not the standard... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
Ron H
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

Beautiful turquoise ocean with great snorkeling adventures made this a highlight of our vacation. Saw some sea life we'd not seen before. Food was delicious and not the standard deli fare...cooked to order. Melissa and captain Ed were very knowledgable and great story tellers. Melissa was a very gracious hostess and made us feel welcome. Very accommodating to those in... More 

Thank Ron H
Florence, South Carolina
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Booked this sail for my daughters and me based on suggestion of friend who had previously sailed with Melissa. Excursion can take 6, but was just us three. Melissa was very upfront and texted me days before the trip to let me know that the winds were not favorable and they had ordered a new sail. Due to these conditions,... More 

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Melissa V, Owner at Rumbaba Charters, responded to this review

I am glad you all had a great day. Although we had little wind to sail, it turned out to be a gorgeous day and we all had fun! I look forward to sailing with you and the girls again. 😊⛵️☀️ More 

Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Booked half day sail for 6. Melissa and Ed were great! Very welcoming offering drinks from the beginning and wonderful food at the end. We had 1 stop for snorkeling where Melissa gave us a guided tour in the water. Can't wait to return to St. Thomas to join this sail again!

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Jacksonville, Florida
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

I booked Rumbaba Charters for a Daysail. 24 Hours prior to Our Leaving on a cruise to St. Thomas, Rumbaba texted me that there was a problem with their boat. Later, via local Boat people, I learned that a larger group of Tourists had requested a booking. Seems there was no problem with their Boat. Apparently, there is no Honor... More 

3 Thank leakmaster7
Westbrook, Maine
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

We had a wonderful trip with Alexander and Melissa last week. It was one of the highlights of our trip! Service was great all day and we really enjoyed their company. Lunch was delicious and Melissa made sure our drink cups were never empty. The reef they brought us to was great and making a second stop in Christmas cove... More 

Thank SkiQueen2007
East Lansing, Michigan
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

We had a wonderful experience with Rumbaba. My wife and I were picked up at the American Yacht Harbor and ferried aboard a beautiful Legend 37 foot yacht. After a brief safety seminar, we set sail. Captain Melissa and First Mate Alexander were highly knowledgeable of the surrounding waters and the operations of their vessel. In addition to their expertise... More 

1 Thank Zetterberg40
Howell, Michigan
1 review
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful time sailing with owner Melissa and captain Alexander. Although we booked an all day sail that has room for 6, we got very lucky and were the only two on that sailing. The weather was perfect and we went to many beautiful places, including two snorkel stops. We saw lots of colorful fish, a stingray, and... More 

Thank Susan O
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We were set for Thursday but rained all day. Thankfully they moved us to Friday. Were late to get started and had no main sail(New one ordered). In spite of that had great trip, good snorkel and Best food of the 8-10 all day sail I have been on. Very service oriented, Drinks all day. We just love being out... More 

Thank dogdoc53
1 review
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This trip was out of this world! Getting to spend the day with Melissa and Alex felt like spending the day with your best friends for the day! They were beyond welcoming and accommodating to all of our needs. The food was incredible and open bar was a great touch. I would highly recommend this tripe to anyone, but those... More 

Thank Danica N
Uniontown, Ohio
1 review
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This was the first time sailing with Rumbaba, and we sail again! Very fun day! Melissa and Alexander were just great! Excellant food prepared by Melissa, and lots of fun stories! Marla G.

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