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Day Sail High Pockets

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Address: 6292 Estate Nazareth # 100, 00802, St. Thomas
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Day sail and sightseeing charters in the Caribbean. Join Captain Kathleen...

Day sail and sightseeing charters in the Caribbean. Join Captain Kathleen Nelson and High Pockets offer an incomparable day of fun with sailing, sightseeing, and snorkeling. About your day: You begin with an exciting sail across protected waters toward St John and the surrounding islands. All inclusive for your day: A wide variety of beverages are available. Full snorkel gear (or bring your own), expert snorkel instruction and flotation are available. Fresh water rinse following swimming. If desired, a dinghy ride to a beach. A fresh lunch is prepared for you onboard by your captain. Flowers, cloth napkins and wine goblets set the pace for your meal. Your day concludes with graceful down wind sail with Kathleen's famous homemade rum cake. About the owner/captain: Kathleen, is a gourmet cook and former Registered Nurse. Her merchant marine credential is licensed for up to 100 ton vessels. She has been crewing and captaining charter boats (sail and power) in the US and British Islands going back to 1987. Kathleen and her husband, Jim have extensively sailed the Caribbean as far as Grenada and the New England Atlantic coast, logging in over 50,000 ocean miles in the past 28 years. High Pockets is a classic and stable yacht, purchased new by the Jim Nelson in 1970 and is fully customized for day sails, as well as long distance offshore sailing and live aboard cruising.

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Wonderful Day !

My husband and I spent a great day with Kathleen and Danny. Captain and gourmet chef Kathleen gave us a wonderful experience with her knowledge of the water and islands as we... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
peo1490
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Malvern, Pennsylvania

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Malvern, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I spent a great day with Kathleen and Danny. Captain and gourmet chef Kathleen gave us a wonderful experience with her knowledge of the water and islands as we sailed to "Honeymoon Bay".Danny was so entertaining and delightful to be with as well as an excellent mate. We so enjoyed our day of great sailing snorkeling and... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I told my wife before our cruise that our best day would be the last cruise day on St. Thomas where we would be sailing High Pockets. Expectations we're high! Captain Kathleen with her mate, Danni, did not disappoint. What a day! She arranged for 4 of us to be picked up at the cruise port and taken to Red... More 

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Farmingdale, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We started our sail off with Kathleen meeting us at the dock. We had a little boat trouble but Kathleen was very nice and offered to get us on another boat, wait to see if the boat could be fixed or take us back to shore. We chose to wait to see if they could get the battery working. I... More 

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Camarillo, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A trip to the Virgin Islands is not complete until you’ve sailed on High Pockets. With no more than 6 passengers, Captain Kathleen caters to the group’s desires – if you want to sail, you’ll have time to sail…if you want to snorkel, you’ll have a chance to do that…if you want to sit on the bow with a drink... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have had the wonderful opportunity to sails with High Pockets twice, 14 years apart! Kathleen and her crew are outstanding, with attention paid to every detail. The sail, equipment, snorkeling sights, food, drink, etc are all top notch. We have referred others who always thank us afterwards. Looking forward to going back already!

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White Marsh, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always a very nice time sailing with Kathleen. She's very professional, gets back to you right away, and very nice to deal with. Told her what we were interested in and she made it happen. Always feel safe when onboard with her and she gives thorough instructions.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a fantastic day with Captain Kathleen and her first mate Dani! There were only 2 of us and right away we were made to feel at home on the High Pockets. Captain K picked two beautiful spots for snorkeling in St Johns - one for the fish and coral and the other for the turtles and sting rays.... More 

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Tigard, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have sailed with Kathleen 4 or 5 times total and every time is an outstanding excursion. We had a party of 5 this time coming from a cruise ship - we had a last minute change on which dock we would be arriving at, and Kathleen was very prompt in making sure we were aware of the change because... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We were a group of 6 (3 adults and 3 children) that booked a day sail with Kathleen while we were in port on a Disney cruise. It was an absolutely perfect day. From the cab driver waiting right outside the ship, to a beautifully quiet and deserted Christmas Cove, the most delicious lunch and drinks (try the GPS!), a... More 

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CaptKathleenNelson, Owner at Day Sail High Pockets, responded to this review

Hi Ajnmom3. Happy New Year! Thank you so very much for sailing with us. We had a wonderful time with your family. Your children are perfectly delightful and fun. Of course I am completely flattered that I make "the best cake in the world". Adorable. Thank you for giving us a memorable day. All the very best, Kathleen. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Had a wonderful time out with Kathleen and her mate Dani on High Pockets. We sailed with them November 16, 2016. We were in St Thomas for the day (cruise ship) and decided we wanted to do something different and get away from the cruise ship tours. We also wanted something totally foreign and unique so we booked High Pockets... More 

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