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“Tropic Power Boats and Captain Bob were AWESOME!”

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 May 22, 2014

We had an AMAZING day snorkeling at St. John and the BVI with Captain Bob. We even saw a mother and baby whale. Captain Bob knew how to follow the whales at a safe distance and it was a once in a lifetime moment to see the baby and mom surface together. His boat is AMAZING. we have done quit a bit of boating over the years and this was THE most comfortable power boat we have ever been on. The side shades were great for the frequent little rain storms that come to the USVI. He took us to a secluded snorkel spot that was on par with scuba diving. The chance to self-direct the itinerary and have a great day with our family (my husband and me, our teenagers and our parents) was priceless! We will definitely travel with Captain Bob again if we get back to St. John. His knowledge of the area is amazing. He has been there over 30 years and knows every cove. He was able to choose the best spots for the activities we wanted to do, based on the weather, currents, and tides. We enjoyed this so much more than an outing with 40 people. You definitely want to do a full day if at all possible.

Thank albummaker
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Reviewed April 2, 2014

This past vacation we spent 2 days with Captain Bob, venturing to the BVI again and "going local", and he once again outpaced our greatest expectations! With his seemingly unfathomable knowledge of the islands, we were treated to the best days of our journey by Bob using his experience of the hidden treasures and able seamanship - there's simply just one positive turn after another, and we hated to say goodby at the end of the trip! I'll keep the warm days in mind throughout the year until we have the chance to visit with our friend again next winter (I'm already counting down!)

Thank Davis P
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Reviewed March 18, 2014

This is our second time touring with captain Bob. We decided to stay local this time and had the most memorable day. Bob is so great at customizing his tours to ensure you have the most amazing day!
The boat tours with Bob have become the highlight of our trip. We can't wait to see him again next year.

Thank Luv2travel005
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Reviewed March 9, 2014

We loved our day on the water with Captain Bob, who has 30 years of experience with boating, diving, snorkeling, and fishing around St John. If this is what you want, you cannot beat his hospitality.

Thank Dogmatic2011
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Reviewed March 3, 2014

Captain Bob provided a great day on the water giving us a tour of the coastal waters around St. Johns and taking us a variety of snorkeling spots where the experiences were all different. He has been doing this for more than 25 years so he knows what he is doing out there. In addition, he pointed out some of the "less crowded beaches" around the island and told us how to get there from the road so that we could use those secluded spots later in the week of our stay. If you went to St. John's, you were probably interested in swimming/snorkeling/boating to begin with. In that case, Captain Bob is your kind of person.

Thank John F
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