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“A perfect day in the 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 5 March 2012

We've been visiting St.John for over 20 years, and I wish I knew about Bob many years ago! Bob's knowledge of the sea, weather and islands, coupled with his wit and wisdom, made this the best trip we've had yet (we'll challenge him again in the future!). We were able to visit places we haven't been before, avoided the worst of the spotty weather, and had a "behind the scenes tour" of places we thought we knew, and just had the best time on and in the water without any hassles or worries.

Thank Davis P
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Reviewed 4 March 2012

If you want to have a customized day of touring the islands on a great boat with a great captain, Bob is the right guy for you!! We charted the boat with another couple to see parts of the islands not accessible to tourists. Captain Bob took us to the most amazing snorkel spots and beaches all around St. Johns. He will go wherever you want and his knowledge of the area is outstanding.

To optimize our time on the water, we did bring our lunch and "drinks". It was a great move since we did not need to worry about finding a place to eat.

Hands down this was the best money we spent for an amazing day on the water visiting the most pristine areas the VIs have to offer.

Next trip down to the islands we will look up Captain Bob again to take us to other areas.


Thanks Bob,

Linda, Chris, Paul and Gwen

1  Thank Linda K
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Reviewed 19 November 2011

Dear Captain Bob

Thanks for an unforgettable day on the ocean with you as our captain and guide. All our expectations were fully met and much more.
We had chosen a day trip around the St. John and would like to go snorkeling and to see some of the exotic beaches around the island.

Your knowledge of the island, and the story behind is impressive - everything from pirate depredations in the fairway to how life on the island in 2011 was incredibly exciting to hear about, also were you able to answer all the questions which we asked to you the way.

We can here only give you our best recommendations, and hope that many others may bring up equally unforgettable day at sea in company with "Captain Bob"

Kind regards Marianne & Frank (Denmark)

Thank Frank J
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Reviewed 9 May 2011

Captain Bob gave us a great tour around the island of St. John. We had a child, age six, on board and Bob could not have made his experience more fun or exciting. We found quiet waters for our snorkeling adventures, looked and found turtles to visit and enjoy....and we learned the names of bays where we could swim around points to another and still get back to our vehicles by land! He knows the island well!
Captain Bob had many ideas for where to visit...he is best at listening to what and where you need the morning or day to be; then he provides an agenda that meets your in water expectations, your hunger pangs and your powerboat fun! Great boat with SHADE aboard!!

Thank jshipplett
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Reviewed 9 May 2011

Bob's the best. we had a great tour of the BVI and St. John with wonderful stops for scenery, nature, history and local color. Highly recommended for a great day.

Thank WilliamRedBud
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