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Born to Rhumb Charters

Address: 5000 Estate Enighed PMB 224, 00830, St. John
Phone Number: 340-514-0834
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Ranked #7 of 87 Activities in St. John
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Boat Tours, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Born to Rhumb is St. John's only Coast Guard certified, exclusively private 12 passenger motor...
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Type: Boat Tours, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: 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. First Mate Andi loves to guide snorkel expeditions and swim famous island beverages up to the beach for her guests. What could be better?
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Warrior, Alabama
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

Captain Shane and his first mate Katie gave us a wonderful day that included snorkeling, sightseeing, music, and visits to places we had read about online. There were 11 people in our group, and the boat accommodated us easily. Shane made certain that we had FUN, and all of us agreed, the only wrong thing was that we wanted to... More 

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NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

Born to Rhumb Charters was the best part of our trip to the US Virgin Islands. Shane and Andi are excellent hosts and catered to all in our party including the children. They strive to please and left out no details to keep everyone comfortable and happy. We had such a great time, that before we left we went on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

Born To Rhumb will be the highlight of your visit to St John and the BVI. The captain and first mate, Shane and Andi,are thoughtful, kind, fun, hardworking, and well educated in local folklore and all the best spots to visit. They are extremely accommodating and fabulous with children and adults alike. They offer a relaxed day to enjoy the... More 

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Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

I found BTR via Trip Advisor and everything the previous posters have said 100% accurately describes our trip...we were so very happy with Born To Rhumb and her crew...so, I'll just quickly repeat what everyone has said: 1) Andi was great to deal with when I booked the trip; replied back quickly, upfront about costs, listened to our ideas, took... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

So great, had to do it again! Shane and Andi are the ultimate in fun and accommodating a great boat trip day. They know the process of customs, and the area for a customized, varied trip on our 2 visits to St John. Both visits, our Born to Rhumb was a highlight and source of many stories and outstanding memories.... More 

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Mississippi
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87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

Highly recommend this charter. You can make this trip what ever you want or leave it to the experienced crew of Andy and Shane. Great for all kinds of groups(singles, couples, families, etc). We went to Jost van Dyke, Sandy Spit, Norman Island, and the Willie T. What a fun day!

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Oxford, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

Andy & Shane are fantastic. I highly recommend them. We have gone out with them 2 times while in St. John and great fun both times. Different trip each time too. You can customize where you want to go or let this very experienced crew take you to their favorite stops. Great boat(lobster boat) for all kinds of weather. We... More 

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USVI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

We went on our annual girl's birthday trip on the water and had the most AMAZING time largely because Capt. Shane and his crew were so attentive to our needs. They went well beyond what was called for in care and service taking one of our sick guests back to St. John while we dined alfresco at Taboo's. I have... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

We were referred to Born to Rhumb because we thought we were going to have 8 people on our trip, and they are one of (if not the only) boat in St. John/the BVIs that can accommodate that many people. Our plans were somewhat fluid/unknown but we knew a bunch of us wanted to go out for almost a full... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

I would highly recommend Born to Rhumb to anyone. Shane and Andi run a top-notch boating operation. They are a lovely couple who made our group feel at home from the minute we stepped on the boat. We had a great day full of memorable experiences!

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