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Address: 6100 Red Hook Quarters | American Yacht Harbor, 00802, St. Thomas
Phone Number: +1 800-707-7303
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Description: Groups of 2-10. Join Capt Dave, First Mate Jocelyn and Sophia the Wonder...
Groups of 2-10. Join Capt Dave, First Mate Jocelyn and Sophia the Wonder Dog for an unforgettable day aboard our spacious and beautiful 45 foot sloop. Enjoy our extensive open bar, fresh, delicious food, fantastic music, and snorkeling on secluded vibrant reefs. We'll take you where no one else goes! Snorkel gear and expert guided tours included. Full day, half day, romantic sunset sails. Private charters also available. We love what we do - and it shows!
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A beautiful day on the water

We had a bright sunny day for our full day sailing trip. We were only staying in St. Thomas for 4 days so this day on the boat was wonderful. We stopped at two spots for some... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
Dianne K
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North Attleboro, Massachusetts
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North Attleboro, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We had a bright sunny day for our full day sailing trip. We were only staying in St. Thomas for 4 days so this day on the boat was wonderful. We stopped at two spots for some snorkeling and had a yummy filling lunch that was cooked and waiting for us when we came back to the boat from the... More 

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Tulia, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The day spent with Jocelyn, Capt Phil and Sophia was definitely one of the best "excursions" my family and I have ever experienced!! The entire day was perfect, from the appetizers, snacks, Jocelyns special rum punch, and the best pork chop I've ever eaten!! Capt Phil took us to some picture perfect places where we snorkeled and just lounged around.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Our family of three recently joined Captain Phillip, Jocelyn, and Sophia for a full-day private sailing trip. It was the perfect activity for our vacation in Saint John. Captain Phillip and Jocelyn picked us up at the dock across the street from Mongoose Junction around 10am and we spent the morning sailing. Jocelyn is extremely hospitable and so sweet. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Capt. Phill & Jocelynn showed us a great time! They were very hospitable and accommodating to our desires. They let us play our own music. They were fun to hang out with. And they took us to a VERY cool bay where the snorkleing was awesome!! Also the meal was fabulous! Jocelynn is a great cook! It was my sons... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We have sailed out of RedHook in St Thomas aboard other charters and all have provided a wonderful day. What sets ”Oh Be Joyful” apart from the other were the Crew; Jocelyn - owner, First mate and bartender, Captain Phil at the helm and the grill, second mate Sophia in charge of tail wagging made the difference. It was all... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

What a great day!!! There were 7 of us in our group, which was a perfect size for the boat. Jocelyn, Capt Phil and of course little Sophia couldn't have been more accommodating. Phil even let one of the members of our group take the helm because he is contemplating purchasing a sailboat, so it was great experience for him.... More 

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Beaumont, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I would recommend this experience to anyone!!! The Captain, Jocelyn and Sophia were so very welcoming making sure you are taken care of every minute. Jocelyn is a great cook and hostess, sailing was wonderful and snorkeling fun even though the Captain had to dive for the flipper I lost. I look forward to visiting the island again and I... More 

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Montreat, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We have sailed with Capt. Dave many times over the years. Unfortunately Capt. Dave passed away last Fall and his wife Jocelyn is continuing the business with Capt. Phillip. I am a somewhat retired sailboat skipper and need my sailing fix occasionally with others doing the work. We again had a great time in spirited conditions and would do it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

My mom and I had a great day sailing with Jocelyn, Captain Phil, and Sophia the wonder dog. We couldn't have known that it would be so windy and the waves bigger than expected, but the crew did a great job handling it. It was an adventure! Despite the rough waters and a few patches of rain we still managed... More 

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Thornton, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Absolutely wonderful! What a ship! A 44 foot craft that made easy work of all we encountered. Dave would be so proud to see that Jocelyn has carried on his legacy without a hitch! Her choice for a new Captain in Phil was a ringer. He is one solid sailor and truly instills confidence. Our particular day was made that... More 

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