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Address: | Americian Yacht Harbor, Red Hook 00802, St. Thomas
Phone Number: 340-643-5155
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Scubadu is a luxurious 40 foot sailing catamaran available for private day,...

Scubadu is a luxurious 40 foot sailing catamaran available for private day, sunset, and dinner cruises with a maximum of 12 guests. Experience the beautiful waters and beaches of St John and St Thomas while enjoying our large, shaded cockpit and over-sized trampolines. Captain Joe is a gourmet chef with 30 years of restaurant experience and is a 100 ton Masters Coast Guard Liscenced captain with 15 years of sailing experience in the Virgin Islands.

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Best day on the water in the USVI

This was our 2nd time chartering with Capt Joe on Scubadu. By far, the best day sail in the USVI. The food was amazing. Rum punch - same. Scubadu is incredibly stable and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Wick T
VA Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our 2nd time chartering with Capt Joe on Scubadu. By far, the best day sail in the USVI. The food was amazing. Rum punch - same. Scubadu is incredibly stable and comfortable. Great for old and young alike. Do yourself a favor, escape the crowds, and charter with Capt Joe!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our charter with Captain Joe and his first mate, Mary. The large catamaran easily accommodated our group of 10. We had a really wonderful sail through the US Virgin Islands, with 2 snorkeling stops, one with great tropical fish and the other with very large sea turtles. Both were awesome! Captain Joe served a choice of fish... More 

Thank kayteeMilwaukee
Hamburg, New York
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Joe Mellen and his crew are a fantastic way to enjoy the Caribbean ! The boat is pristine condition, lunch/dinner is gourmet and their knowledge of sailing and the islands make your day even more enjoyable than you could imagine. A must do every time we come to St. Thomas!!

Thank Barbara W
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a fantastic day on the water with Captain Joe & his 1st mate Mary! Our family of 10 ranged in age from 2 yrs-60 yrs. We were a bit nervous about the 2 yr old but she was a champ & even napped on our way back to port in the afternoon. We started the day with a snorkel... More 

1 Thank shelleypa
, Oregon, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

The snorkel spots were good. The boat is clean and well maintained. Rum punch delicious, mango tacos not so much. He was willing to bring some pasta for the kids, which was really nice. The teenagers wanted to put on some of their own music, but since Captain didn't like it had to turn it off. So truly not your... More 

Thank Jennifer B
Medfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

Awesome time and great experience. The Capt. and Mate made this a great time. We had a total of 9 of us and the kids really enjoyed the multiple stops.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This is the second year we have joined Captain Joe and Mary on the Scubadu and we couldn't be happier. We were very excited to finally meet Mary's dog Potter who was a great guest to sail with. This is the second year in a row we have booked Joe for a day tour during our Cruise Line's stop at... More 

Thank thepaulse
Paducah, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

I think this was our tenth time with Joe on Scubadu. Simply put, the two days on the boat each year are some of my greatest days. Joe and Mary make each trip unique, the service is fantastic, the food is amazing (try the fish or chicken tacos with mango/pinapple salsa) and the views both in and out of the... More 

Thank BStodg
Tulsa, Oklahoma
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We spent two different days with captain Joe: we went on a dinner cruise (with Eric) and a day trip (with Mary) and could not have been more happy with our experience. Captain Joe and his mates were some of the most kind, easy going, and happy people we have ever met. They were all more than willing to make... More 

Thank Megan T
Madison, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Crew and boat made our 50th Anniversary trip something very special. Captain Joe went all out to make sure our family of 9 had a great time snorkeling, swimming and eating. What a treat !! What he did no know was he even found a mermaid and a young deckhand as part of our party. They all pitched in and... More 

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