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Born to Rhumb Charters

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Address: 5000 Estate Enighed | National Park Dock., Cruz Bay 00830-6120, St. John
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Born to Rhumb is St. John's only Coast Guard certified, exclusively private...

Born to Rhumb is St. John's only Coast Guard certified, exclusively private 12 passenger motor vessel offering day trips to the British Virgin Islands or around St John. This 34' Maine built excursion charter boat has ample seating room for larger parties, and has a cabin and head below deck. We cruise at a speedy 20 knots and if seas get rough, this boat handles with ease and comfort thanks to a full keel and 440 hp diesel engine. We carry a fully stocked cooler, snorkel gear for all on board, and a great crew to make sure that your day is packed with fun and free of worry. Your group will not be mixed with other groups and you may choose your own itinerary or let us be your guide. We look forward to having you onboard, because we're the "Best Ride in the VI!"

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Our first time to the island. We had a few things we wanted to do & see. We left it up to him to take us to the best places to do what we wanted to do & see, he didn't disappoint... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Wichita, Kansas
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Wichita, Kansas
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our first time to the island. We had a few things we wanted to do & see. We left it up to him to take us to the best places to do what we wanted to do & see, he didn't disappoint we were very happy.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely the highlight of our trip!! So much fun, beautiful sights and snorkeling, excellent lunch on Norman island, and the crew was so professional and sweet. Cant wait to return and do another charter on with Born to Rhumb!!! Thanks for an amazing day!!!

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Ben S, Owner at Born to Rhumb Charters, responded to this review

We were so glad that you came out with us last week for a trip around the BVI! We loved having y'all onboard and were glad that we could show y'all some of our favorite spots to snorkel and see. Thanks for choosing us, now you're a part of the extended Born to Rhumb family- stay in touch and cheers... More 

Sparta, Tennessee
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of 8 adults, we were undecided as to what we wanted to do. Ben had lots of excellent ideas and we ended up with a great day and everyone got to do something that made them happy. We had lunch at Foxy's Taboo and it was incredible! Thanks Ben and Savannah for a wonderful day and... More 

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Ben S, Owner at Born to Rhumb Charters, responded to this review

We appreciate you guys by allowing us to show y'all our beautiful islands! We had a great time and got to see some incredible things! Also thanks for taking the time to write a review on how your trip went. Please stay in touch and we hope to see you next time your in St John! More 

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was our family's 4th trip with Born to Rhumb Charters. They are very professional and we were thrilled to be joining them again. The boat is immaculate and Ben and Jen were so accommodating and willing to take us to areas that met our requests for snorkeling and sight-seeing. I recommend them highly.

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Ben S, Owner at Born to Rhumb Charters, responded to this review

Thanks so much for choosing to go out with us again! We love our repeat guests and regard y'all as part of our family! We loved taking y'all to Norman Island, Sandy Spit and Jost Vandyke- what a great day! Thanks for your loyalty, please stay in touch and cheers to the next time your family and friends are onboard... More 

Philadelphia, PA
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I took 14 lunatics out 4 years ago on the Born to Rhumb, when it was under the ownership of Shane, who has sold it to Ben and Jen last year. I had such a good time on that trip I had to book this again for nostalgia sake alone. This time it was just my family (wife, and 4... More 

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Ben S, Owner at Born to Rhumb Charters, responded to this review

Thanks again for choosing Born to Rhumb while you and your family were down here in St John. I'm glad that y'all could get some quality time at Willy T, how many times did y'all jump off?? Ha, anyways, great times and memories, beautiful scenery and good painkillers- take care, and do keep in touch! More 

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Reviewed 23 April 2017

I was blown away and the accommodations provided by the awesome crew. don't be fooled by other charters lower prices, these are literally all inclusive. You don't have to bring more than a towel! extremely knowledgeable crew and basically let you make the trip your own! next time we are in St. John this will be the first and only... More 

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Ben S, Owner at Born to Rhumb Charters, responded to this review

Thanks so much for coming out with us on your half day excursion. I feel like we got to see a lot of cool stuff as well as show your group all around the cool beaches and scenery of St John! We appreciate your honest feedback as well, so thanks for taking the time. Until next time- cheers from St... More 

Haddon Heights, New Jersey
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We had a great day with Born to Rhumb Charters. We had 4 adults and 3 teens on the trip. Booking was super easy with Ben and Jen. Jen even helped us find the perfect lunch spot to accomodate one of our teen's food allergies. We gave Ben our wish list - turtles, the Caves and Sandy Spit - and... More 

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Ben S, Owner at Born to Rhumb Charters, responded to this review

Thanks so much for spending your vacation with us! We loved showing your family and friends the beautiful scenery of the US/BVI from above and below the water! It means so much to us that you'd take the time to review how your trip with us was, so thanks so much! Please stay in touch, and welcome to the extended... More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

Perfect boat and crew. Beautiful stops and snorkeling and completely accommodating. The lunch stop at the pizza boat was terrific too. Kudos to Ben and thank you.

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Ben S, Owner at Born to Rhumb Charters, responded to this review

Greetings from the lower latitudes! What a great trip we had with your family when you were down here! We love taking our guests to Pizza Pi after several snorkel stops around the USVI. Thanks for sharing your day with us, and we hope your family made some good memories on our boat and while vacationing in St John. Thanks... More 

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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

This was the best day, outside of our house (sorry ben, amazing villa, lol), that we experienced. Ben and Savannah were awesome. He has a drone that takes pics of you while in water, etc. Very friendly, genuinely seems to love what he is doing. Put us directly on top of turtles and sea rays. I hope to be in... More 

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Ben S, Owner at Born to Rhumb Charters, responded to this review

We really appreciate your feedback on how your trip with us went! We love what we do and the joy of sharing our islands with guests truly makes this job amazing! Welcome to the extended Born to Rhumb family, and please stay in touch! More 

Vicksburg, Mississippi
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

Took a half day charter to snorkel with 7 friends. Ben and Savannah exceeded our expectations! Amazing day and beautiful sites to see, especially the sea turtles. I will definitely book with them every time I visit St. John!

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Ben S, Owner at Born to Rhumb Charters, responded to this review

We were so glad your group came out with us when you were on St John! We definitely got to see some cool things, and the weather was amazing. Thanks also for taking the time to review us and give us honest feedback- we really appreciate that! Stay in touch and let us know when you guys are heading down! More 

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