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“Great trip around the US & British Virgin Islands”

Tropic Power Boat Rentals
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Owner description: Take the trip of a lifetime with Captain Bob Conn on our 26 foot Glacier Bay Power Catamaran. With twin, fuel efficient and eco -friendly, four stroke, Yamaha outboards we can get you to any destination of choice with ease and in total comfort. Tropicat has a large shade awning over the spacious central salon, and wraparound enclosure with adjustable window openings for all weather conditions, a comfortable sundeck on the bow, enclosed toilet, fresh water rinse down, swim platform with 4- step ladder as well as fishing rods, floaties, and snorkel gear are available for your pleasure. Captain Bob has thirty years of local experience in and around the US and British Virgin Islands. He began his career as a Master Dive Instructor so has in-depth knowledge of local waters and some uncommon snorkel spots. His innate curiosity has led him to explore local history, flora and fauna. Whether you want to literally sit back and just enjoy the scenery or maximize your underwater time Captain Bob will customize the day just for you! We have chartered with all ages from in-the-womb to 98 years young-- so email or call us today to book your personal day of fun in paradise!
Reviewed April 8, 2013

We took a full day trip with Captain Bob. It was the best thing we did during our trip on St. John. We got so see so many new places that we would never have known were there. Personal favorites were the Baths at Virgin Gorda and the Pirates Bight bar and restaurant on Norman Island! Bob was the perfect captain. He has lived there for more than a decade and was able to suggest places that matched our interests. We have been visiting St. John for more than 10 years ourselves and have been on numerous other boat tours. This trip beat them all……it was a 11 on a scale of 1 - 10! A big part of that was that Bob’s boat is bigger than many of the other boats and the dual hull makes the ride more comfortable navigating the waters. It has better seating and Bob had every amenity you would need (including a private bathroom). Bob was a knowledgeable and friendly guy and gave us many tips both on the trip and after (such as the very cool hiking trail to a private beach that we took the following day). Good guy! Good Boat! Good fun……do it you get the chance.

Thank 30ChrisF
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Reviewed April 4, 2013

This past March we vacationed in St. John. Overall our most memorable day is when we went out with Captain Bob on a snorkeling expedition. Not only was the Captain extremely friendly, very knowledgable about the island and attractions and he took us to a fantastic restaurant for lunch that served the freshest lobster! If you are visiting St. John, I highly recommend spending a day on the water with Captain Bob!!!

Thank 244EmilyF
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Reviewed March 24, 2013

This is the second year in a row we have booked charters with Captain Bob. His deep knowledge of the island, especially the tucked-away bays and spots where St. John is most natural and unspoiled, makes for a day of spectacular snorkeling. Whereas other excursions or charters have set destinations, Captain Bob will tailor the trip based on the favorability of the conditions in a particular snorkeling spot. A day with Captain Bob is great way to see the island, hear some fascinating stories, and to take in the natural beauty that St. John has to offer with an experienced and knowledgable guide.

Thank Val C
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Reviewed March 23, 2013

A day with Capt Bob is the perfect way to visit the best snorkeling sites around St John. An absolute must for any St John's visit.

Thank KJohnson109
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Reviewed January 6, 2013

Each time we visit St. John we go out with Captain Bob. He works hard to customize our trip to meet our needs. This year we wanted calm waters where we could snorkel and take photos. He NEVER disappoints. Not only is he a conscientious captain looking out for the safety of his guests, his knowledge of the island is unparalleled. When you get home you won't think about the money you spent; you'll just remember a perfect day at sea. Much thanks Lisa & Bob!

Thank traveltime47
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