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Address: 6501 Red Hook Plz | Suite 201, 00802-1373, St. Thomas
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Built in Essex, England in 1938, of select Burmese teak, English oak and...

Built in Essex, England in 1938, of select Burmese teak, English oak and bronze, Catania was designed in the nautical style of the day... long and lean. Exceptional English shipwrights constructed her with awesome attention to detail. Details such as dovetail joints and hand lathed bronze screws that you do not see in modern boats. She is uniquely one of a kind and is a "Yacht" in the truest sense of the word. She is graceful, elegant and swift, and her extraordinary lines belie her length of 40 feet. In 2010 Catania began a complete overhaul under the watchful eye of Ocean Petersen. With her restoration complete, she is ready to sail on a moments notice. As stunning as ever, with nostalgic lines, beautiful teak cockpit and accents, Catania is the definition of classic elegance. Anchored in the clear waters of St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands, she is available to charter for up to six guests. Treat yourself to an unforgettable sail aboard the Classic Wooden Yacht Catania.

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We thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon on Catania with Ocean. He is the perfect Captain and host. Very entertaining and informative; and the service was exceptional.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon on Catania with Ocean. He is the perfect Captain and host. Very entertaining and informative; and the service was exceptional.

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Pennellville, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ocean was a great Captain and host. Always making sure we had everything we needed. The beach was so beautiful, and Ocean shared local information as well as memories of growing up on the sea. Thank you for the great experience!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A truly phenomenal experience from start to finish. There's nothing I would've changed, and honestly nothing that could've been better. Ocean was so knowledgable about the islands and the area, I felt like we were getting a history lesson on board. Additionally, Ocean's unique life experience made for some really unique and interesting conversation! The Catania is a gorgeous boat... More 

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Clifton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our day trip with captain Ocean on the Catalina was most memorable, enjoyable and even educational. The Catalina, a 30' sailboat built in 1938 is well kept and rich with history. Captain Oceans knowledge of the sea as well as the islands was invaluable and he is happy to share his knowledge with you. Our cruise ship time schedule only... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ocean was a wonderful host and showed us a great time on a very unique boat. With so many charters to chose from, this one was excellent

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Ocean was an amazing host!! He has such an incredible life story and we loved hearing about all of them! We want to charter his boat again just to hear more of his stories!! He was more than a gracious host and made sure everyone was happy. Highly recommend!!

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2017

Amazing day with Captain Ocean and Ray. We spent about 5 hours aboard the Catania during a port stop in St. Thomas on our Princess cruise. He took us to St. John for fantastic snorkeling. I think Ray knows every fish in the Caribbean! He had a variety of drinks, from beer to "Painkillers" and served us a delicious lunch... More 

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Toms River, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2017

Sorry for the delay in this review but like others before me there are only positive things to say about our day on Catania! We felt like family was tending to our every need each step of the way. Ocean Petersen and Hannah went above and beyond to bring us into their world of nature and the love of the... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2017

We could not think of a more perfect day than the one we had with Ocean and Catania. What a unique opportunity, and it came totally by chance.. My wife and I had booked another tour with another company, who called us while we were in San Juan the night before stating they could not take us out as we... More 

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Battle Creek, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2017

We had a wonderful day with Captain Ocean on the beautiful Catania. Besides being extremely skilled navigating the vessel he is also a most gracious host. He delighted us with stories of his youth growing up on the boat along with bits of history about the Islands. We truly enjoyed and appreciated the knowledge he had. Lunch was even better... More 

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