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“Excellent Day of Sailing on Survivan!”

St. John Yacht Charters Survivan
Ranked #13 of 42 Tours in Cruz Bay
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Owner description: Come sailing on Survivan, a beautiful 46' Jeanneau sloop, and have what will be one of the highlights of your vacation to St. John! Survivan’s oversized cockpit has a full bimini for plenty of shade. Offering full day, half day, sunset, and Jost Van Dyke trips. Whether you want to sit back and relax or take a turn at the helm we offer a custom sailing trip to fit your needs.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Reviewed 13 July 2014

We did a lot of research on excursions in St. John since it was our first visit to the Island. After speaking with Jason and hearing about all of our options, we decided to take a full day trip to Jost Van Dyke, BVI. This day trip was one of the highlights of our vacation. Jason was very organized and the boat is immaculate. His first mate, Madison, also provided excellent service. We traveled with three children ages 7,10, and 12. They definitely had a great trip and safety was certainly a priority with the Survivan crew. We ended the trip with an incredible snorkel stop. Survivan is 100% recommended and we plan on rebooking when we return to this beautiful Island.

Thank GinaG_72
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"st john"
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"beautiful boat"
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"highlight of our trip"
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"private sail"
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"laid back"
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"sailing experience"
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"pain killers"
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"marine life"
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"could not have been more"
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"great trip"
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"great snorkel spots"
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"highly recommend this charter"
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"great lunch"
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"lovango cay"
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Reviewed 12 July 2014

This was our (party of 6 family members) second year using St John Charters and it will become a regular part of our annual St John vacation going forward!! The Survivan is a beautiful sailboat that took us on a half day snorkeling trip off of St John. It was great having the boat to ourselves! Very mellow trip. Included drinks and a fruit, cheese and cracker snack. HIGHLY RECOMMEND! Looking forward to coming back in 2015!

Thank TPR830
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Reviewed 29 June 2014

With another older couple, we chartered Survivan on June 11, 2014, captained by Jason Carter. We could not have been more pleased with our experience. The boat was immaculate, the bimini provided plenty of shade, and safety was clearly important. In our 60s and 70s, we're not as agile as we once were, but entry into the water is easy from Survivan. Jason is an outstanding captain, interested in providing everyone with an enjoyable experience. The lunch he served was so delicious that the next day we stopped into the deli he uses to try more of their wonderful offerings -- sandwiches, vegetable salads, and wonderful cookies. The snorkeling was amazing, far superior to our experiences in Cinnamon Bay and Maho Bay on previous days, primarily because he took us to secluded, calm spots where we could easily visit the reef and its fish -- even an octopus. Thanks to his snorkeling expertise, we had probably the first truly good snorkel without foggy masks. Personable, professional, and fun to be with, Jason Carter runs a first-class operation. Do not hesitate to book a charter with Jason.

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Reviewed 25 June 2014

We took a full day trip to Jost Van Dyke with Jason at St. John Yacht Charters. We booked the trip thinking we were going to be with a group of others but we got lucky and had the boat all to ourselves! It was a great day for snorkeling, sailing and DRINKING! We had a lovely time. I surprised my wife with this sail trip on our last day in St. John as we concluded our honeymoon. It was worth every penny.

Thanks Jason!

Thank JShayT
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Reviewed 13 June 2014

Survivan is a beautiful boat, handled by an awesome captain. My boyfriend and I joined 2 other couples for a full-day sail and had such a memorable day. Jason sailed us away from the rain and put us in such relaxed spirits! We lazed on the front deck near the bow while underway, waited out a squall while eating an amazing lunch and sipping on Painkillers, snorkeled at 2 different (both very unique) spots, and just took it all in wishing the day would never end! I highly recommend Captain Jason & Survivan for a full day trip!!! Thanks again!

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