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Address: | Americian Yacht Harbor, Red Hook 00802, St. Thomas
Phone Number: 340-643-5155

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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Amazing Time on Scubadu

We had six people and had an amazing day sailing, snorkeling, and relaxing with Joe and Eric on Scubadu. We sailed out of Cruz Bay, St. John, sailed around the area North of St... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 7, 2016
Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

We had six people and had an amazing day sailing, snorkeling, and relaxing with Joe and Eric on Scubadu. We sailed out of Cruz Bay, St. John, sailed around the area North of St. John (between Jost Van Dyke and Tortola). We learned a lot of the US and British Virgin Islands through normal conversation. The snorkeling was great and... More 

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St. Thomas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

No only was our day trip fantastic but Captain Mary and Allison were outstanding! Every need was met. Our day was perfect. Kudos to Captain and crew.

Thank Sttpr
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic trip with Captain Joe and Eric. Took our party of EIGHT out of Red Hook starting out with a dingy ride to the boat which is large, clean and beautiful. Immensely enjoyed conversation with Joe and Eric. All points of interest were pointed out with knowledge. Snorkeled at several sites and then sat down to a table set... More 

Thank oktxlagirl
VA Beach
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

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!

Thank Wick T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

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 

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Hamburg, New York
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016

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 

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