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Oh Be Joyful Sailing

Address: 6100 Red Hook Quarters | American Yacht Harbor, 00802, St. Thomas
Phone Number: +1 800-707-7303
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Ranked #43 of 201 Activities in St. Thomas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Boat Tours, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Groups of 2-10. Join Capt Dave, First Mate Jocelyn and Sophia the Wonder Dog for an unforgettable...
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Type: Boat Tours, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Where to start....... Jocelyn - must start at the top: After suffering a terrible loss, she is committed to carry on, and carry on she needs to do! Awesome cook (never ending 5-star quality food)! VERY hospitable! The PERFECT host! Reserved a day trip for my family of four and none of us was disappointed. My step daughter would have... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We privately chartered 'Oh Be Joyful' while on a Disney Cruise and only on St. Thomas for the day. What a GREAT decision that was! The weather was perfect for a day sail and Jocelyn and Phil could not have been nicer or more accommodating for our group of 10 (actually turned out to be 8 since 2 had to... More 

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Pace, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We researched for the day our ship was to be in St. Thomas. We were not disappointed one second. It was worth every cent! Sofie the dog was so sweet and laidback. Capt. and Jocelyn took us to some awesome snorkeling spots where we were the only ones there:) Lunch was delicious! Yes, we would go again in a heartbeat!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Seeing the Islands from the water was a real treat....we took the Sunset Sail and every moment was spectacular! Captain Dave and Jocelyn made our trip perfect and they made the 8 of us very comfortable every moment. Sophia made our sail even better! Thank you for the memories!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Captain Dave, Jocelyn, and Sophia provided our group of 6 (ages b/t 28-35) exactly the type of trip we needed. Jocelyn is a gracious host and always made sure we were attended to. We never had to ask for drinks or food (two very important things in our group) and she did an excellent job of being a tour guide.... More 

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Kansas City, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We had a fabulous day with Captain Dave, Jocelyn and Sophia. Weather was perfect as we sailed away from St. Thomas. Captain Dave took us to a secluded spot (not another boat in sight) where we snorkeled for an hour and a half. Jocelyn was the perfect host and made sure we always had a drink in our hand. The... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Captain Dave, Jocelyn, and Sophia were GREAT and created a perfect experience for my family. I have 2 kids and this was their first experience sailing. They had a blast, Captain Dave took us around St. John and we were able to snorkel near a small island all by ourselves. The drinks and appetizers were spectacular and we can't wait... More 

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Nashville. TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Capt Dave, Jocelyn, and Sophie are a great team. First, we took a cab from the cruise port --they put us in with several people going to Coki Beach so we took the long way around ( $10 each). We met Capt Dave @ Red Hook and he was early to meet us. You do have to be agile enough... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

What a perfect day! Our time in St. Thomas with Captain Dave, Jocelyn and Sophia was the highlight of our week vacation. The food, scenery, and company were all perfect. Captain Dave took us to two great private snorkeling spots. Captain Dave grilled up a delicious lunch while Jocelyn prepared appetizers and never let our drinks run dry! Captain Dave... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Captain Dave and Jocelyn were awesome. Captain Dave took us to some fantastic, private snorkling spots. He shared the history of the area and answered our many questions about the marine life, local culture and his life story. He was such a pleasure to talk to. Jocelyn kept the drinks and appetizers flowing while Captain Dave manned the grill. The... More 

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