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Address: #7 Boulon Center | c/o Viva Villas-PO box 1711, 00831, St. John
Phone Number: 340.473.9705
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St. John, VI Day sail charters, voted Best Day Sail Charter boat on St....

St. John, VI Day sail charters, voted Best Day Sail Charter boat on St. John for the past five years, specialize in guided snorkeling, eco-tour with marine naturalist, personal service, family oriented; full day sails,half day, sunset sails, Jost van Dyke, BVI; snorkel reefs accessible only by boat, all inclusive, discounted price, fresh Caribbean lunches, homemade brownies, maximum of six guests, safe, comfortable classic 30' sloop, Coast Guard approved, beginner snorkelers welcome.

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Captain Phil!

We did a half day (morning) with Capt Phil, and his mate Trista, on his sailboat. He took us out to the island he lives on, and we did some great snorkeling in the water there. He... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Albany, NY
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Albany, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did a half day (morning) with Capt Phil, and his mate Trista, on his sailboat. He took us out to the island he lives on, and we did some great snorkeling in the water there. He was with us in the water, and was very helpful in telling us about things, and pointing things out to us. The water... More 

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St. John
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Captain Phil and his mate Tarn did a wonderful job today teaching us the basics of snorkeling, guiding us on a tour of the reefs near Christmas Island, and sailing us to and from our destination. First mate Tarn made a wonderful lunch as well! Captain Phil was very informative about the area as well as the coral and sea... More 

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Cruz Bay, St. John
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and kids got me a sail on Wayward Sailor for my birthday & Fathers day. It was a great day! Captain Phil knows so much about sailing and marine life and is will to share with the intrested. You definitely want to see his pictures of Octopi and sharks. They took us to a place I had never... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We first sailed with Captain Phil on his Wayward Sailor 10 years ago and loved our time aboard. When we booked our trip in mid June to stay on St. John we also booked our full day trip on the Wayward Sailor. A trip to St. John would not be complete without snorkeling with Captain Phil. He made us feel... More 

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Fountain Hills
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Captain Phil is an experienced mariner who in the past spent many years living on this boat. He knows St. John, the surrounding waters and their creatures like you would know your neighborhood and neighbors. He and his personable mate made an effort to connect with each of the guests as we sailed (or motor-sailed, depending on the currents) to... More 

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Nipomo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Captain Phil is a lovely man, lots of interesting stories to tell and an expert mariner! We snorkeled in a great spot, lots of wildlife and even a 5' nurse shark for added excitement! Highly recommend spending the day on the water with Captain Phil!

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Thank CAWoman09
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

My wife and I sailed with Captain Phil 15 years ago, and this year we took our three kids (12,10 and 7) out on a half-day with him. It was just like we remembered, the snorkeling spot was great, and he and Tarn were the perfect hosts for our family. We remembered his interest in ocean life and knew it... More 

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Thank Don G
St. John
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

Amazing day! I loved the personal attention and the snorkeling instruction. My mask was never that good before, he fitted it so it didn't leak. I loved the experience

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Thank retreatlady
Minneapolis, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

For our first family trip to St. John, The Wayward Sailor was recommended to us by a couple that travel there frequently. After our day sail and snorkel adventure, I have a hard time imagining how any other charter could be better. Captain Phil is a super guy, knowledgeable, and was patient and kind with my teenage daughter and son.... More 

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The Plains, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

Captain Phil and First Mate Tarn are first class, knowledgeable and professional. The snorkeling off Lavongo was great, tons of coral and colorful fish of all varieties. Book a trip with Phil and Tarn, you'll have a blast.

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