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“captain ocean”(113 reviews)
“his life”(15 reviews)
“day sail”(30 reviews)
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...more
6501 Red Hook Plz | Suite 201, 00802-1373, St. Thomas
+1 340-514-1231
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All reviewscaptain oceanhis lifeday sailvirgin islandsdelicious lunchfreshly grilled chickenamazing storiesreal piratesbeautiful vesselfishwealth of knowledgesailing adventurelocal historymaking surehighlight of our tripsnorkeling spotsst john
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was a fantastic day on the water with Captain Ocean exploring the beautiful Virgin Islands waters when we had an awesome interaction with a bunch of dolphins for the most up close dolphin experience we’ve ever had!! An amazing day!!! Thank you Ocean!!!

Thank reidtbrett
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been out with Capt Ocean on the Catania nearly 10 times, and continue to love our experiences with him. (We have a captain's license and can sail our own boat, but we still prefer Ocean to take us out on his boat, if that...More

Thank iheartmmp
Reviewed August 12, 2018

What an amazing experience. My wife and I were a little apprehensive of booking a full day charter, but this was a dream come true. Captian Ocean was one of the more authentic, hospitable people the world has to offer and provided an experience for...More

Thank zdcobb
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

stumbled across Ocean and Catania looking for a day sail in Red Hook on St Thomas. I knew after reading his bio that this was going to be good. He had great communication before we arrived and the day soon arrived. We dinghied out to...More

Thank Ric B
Reviewed June 24, 2018

I've done excursions like this plenty of times before. As a matter of fact, a group of us did it earlier that same week in St. Thomas. Nothing has compared to the fun and excitement I had, and education I got, when sailing with Captain...More

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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

I absolutely loved this excursion. Very well worth the cost! Ocean is an amazing person with vast knowledge of the USVI, the Caribbean and the world. His stories and fun facts were plentiful and incredibly interesting. The Catania is the boat he grew up on...More

Thank Nayha P
Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

We booked a day sail on the Catania during our vacation to St. Thomas. We wanted to experience new snorkeling spots beyond the ones we had drove and/or walked to during the first few days. We also love sailing! I highly recommend it if you’ve...More

Thank missiowa1971
Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

Captain Ocean Peterson was an incredible captain. He knowledgeable and friendly and will give you lots of information about the area. He cooked us a delicious lunch and was generous with the drinks! I’d highly recommend sailing with him.

Thank Travis C
Reviewed May 5, 2018

Our cruise on this beautiful and well loved sailboat was the highlight of our trip to the Caribbean. Ocean and Susan were excellent in sharing the history of the area, and Ocean is also a wonderful cook. Lunch was fantastic. The best part was the...More

Thank Donna O
Reviewed April 17, 2018

Against the desire of my wife (she was being money conscious), I booked a day of sailing on Catania with Capt. Ocean Petersen. I figured you only live once and opportunities to spend a day sailing in the Caribbean don't come around everyday. I was...More

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April 8, 2017|
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Response from Ocean P | Property representative |
Would love to have you folks .. I am available for a half day sail on April 10th-13th 2017 Our typical half day sail is from 9:00am till 12:00 or 1:00pm - 4:00pm You will need to taxi to Red Hook where we will depart for... More