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Kekoa Sailing Expeditions

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Address: Kekoa Store is in the Lumberyard Complex., Cruz Bay, St. John
Phone Number: 340-244-7245
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My wife and I have been visiting St. John for almost 30 years. Although it has changed a good bit over the years, it is still the only real vacation destination that we think... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
John and Kym M
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Powder Springs, Georgia
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Powder Springs, Georgia
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67 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I have been visiting St. John for almost 30 years. Although it has changed a good bit over the years, it is still the only real vacation destination that we think about. A few years ago, we sailed on the Kekoa for the first time and now this is the first thing that we plan before each... More 

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Tewksbury, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of our highlights of trip (group of 10) Beautiful boat and great crew. Interesting story about history of boat.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you to Captain Jamison and his crew - Zoey and Catherine - for a great trip to Yost! Thank you for allowing our daughter to help 'sail' the boat! We love sailing on the Kekoa and can't wait to do it again next year!

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blacksails, Owner at Kekoa Sailing Expeditions, responded to this review

Hello Tracey, thank you for your review. I will be sure to forward your post to the crew, as an owner, it is always nice to hear their level of service is appreciated. As you know we take great pride in our work and it means a lot to all of us when our guests take the time to tell... More 

Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did a half day snorkel sail and it was amazing. I've been on many chartered boat trips, but never one on a sail boat as beautiful as the Kekoa. The crew were first rate--they took us to some great isolated snorkel spots and then they kept cocktails and snacks in our hands the rest of the afternoon. I can't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an excellent crew who was always making sure we had a great time. We've taken a few catamaran trips out of Cruz bay. While they've all been great, what really sets Kekoa apart was the crew. We did a half day snorkel/sail, but they fit a lot into that half day. It was perfect for us. You could... More 

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blacksails, Owner at Kekoa Sailing Expeditions, responded to this review

Hello Robert and thank you for taking the time to share your experience. As one of the last family owned and operated sailing businesses on St John, we do our best to insure all of our guests have a great experience aboard Kekoa. The collection of individuals that make up our staff are quite simply an extension of our family... More 

Savannah, Georgia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

Jameson and crew sets the bar high for all others. The day cruise to Jost was absolutely amazing. Would go back again tomorrow if we were there. Accommodations, snacks, drinks and high end snorkel gear was all top notch. If you go with anyone else you are missing out. The history of Kekoa, the build, the rescue and current life... More 

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

AWESOME day!! Beautiful boat! Fabulous crew. Captain was great. Had music at his fingertips to fit the moment. Hilarious!! Plenty of comfy seating for everyone. Snorkel lesson 101 as needed. Took care of customs as needed. They were the best. I would definitely sail with them again!!!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

Extremely relaxing day for my wife, two kids (13 & 10), and I. Impeccable customer service by the captain and crew. The food and drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) were outstanding. We sailed on the full day St. John sail, and despite high winds, Captain Jamison found some quiet snorkeling spots for everyone. The snorkeling equipment was very good quality too!... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

We took a day trip including a snorkel and sail over to Jost Van Dyke. The day was picture oerfect, the crew was fantastic and we had a wonderful time. Our group of 10 was celebrating a 50th birthday and I brought pirate party favors and costumes as a surprise. The crew rolled with our theme playing pirate music and... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

If you decide to take a sailing expedition, I HIGHLY recommend going with Kekoa. Jamison, the builder of this beautiful boat, and his First Mate, Kim go above and beyond all expectations! The service was excellent, their snorkel equipment is top quality, the snacks and drinks onboard are so delicious and they are super cool people to hang out with.... More 

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